Before you were famous (I Used to Know You Better prefight)

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Before you were famous (I Used to Know You Better prefight)

Post by Lunkhead »

I Used to Know You Better
Due: Monday, 10/14/19 9:59am PDT
optional challenge: Synth arpeggiator
yourbandname_iutkyb.mp3 sent to fightmaster@songfight.org
Subject: I Used to Know You Better
Body: (your band name)

But now it's like I don't know you at all.
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Post by Æpplês&vØdkã »

Good, I was wanting to go gloomy this week. This is perfect!!!
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Post by AJOwens »

I have words and music, so I'll probably be in this fight.
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Some free synth arpeggiator (mostly for windows) listed in this article: https://hiphopmakers.com/free-arpeggiat ... nstruments
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Phlebia has joined the fight!
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I'm working on something for this.
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Re: Before you were famous (I Used to Know You Better prefight)

Post by Smalltown Mike »

Here's an idea, kids (that I'm not going to use).

Write a song to yourself with the title I Used to Know You Better.

I know, right?
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I have my base track (with my very first ever bass line), our new mic set up for recording some lyrics today (which I don’t have yet) and a copy of Logic X for Dummies from the library (which nobody else has ever read, by the looks of it), so get ready!
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LADS!

RECORDING WITH A REAL MICROPHONE IS GREAT!


(Lads is gender neutral, btw. So say the Irish.)
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crumpart wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:18 pm
LADS!

RECORDING WITH A REAL MICROPHONE IS GREAT!


(Lads is gender neutral, btw. So say the Irish.)
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crumpart wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:18 pm
LADS!

RECORDING WITH A REAL MICROPHONE IS GREAT!


(Lads is gender neutral, btw. So say the Irish.)
I agree. This is my first chance to try out my new AT2035, and I'm loving it. What a sweet mic.

I'm also loving the optional synth arpeggio challenge, using the plugin that comes with Reaper. I've never tried arpeggiation before. MIDI is so cool.
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AJOwens wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:08 pm
crumpart wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:18 pm
LADS!

RECORDING WITH A REAL MICROPHONE IS GREAT!


(Lads is gender neutral, btw. So say the Irish.)
I agree. This is my first chance to try out my new AT2035, and I'm loving it. What a sweet mic.

I'm also loving the optional synth arpeggio challenge, using the plugin that comes with Reaper. I've never tried arpeggiation before. MIDI is so cool.
We got ourselves a Shure SM57. My previous fights have been recorded using a Sony lapel lavalier mic. To say it's a step up is an understatement.
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crumpart wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:51 pm
AJOwens wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:08 pm
crumpart wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:18 pm
LADS!

RECORDING WITH A REAL MICROPHONE IS GREAT!


(Lads is gender neutral, btw. So say the Irish.)
I agree. This is my first chance to try out my new AT2035, and I'm loving it. What a sweet mic.

I'm also loving the optional synth arpeggio challenge, using the plugin that comes with Reaper. I've never tried arpeggiation before. MIDI is so cool.
We got ourselves a Shure SM57. My previous fights have been recorded using a Sony lapel lavalier mic. To say it's a step up is an understatement.
You can't go wrong with a Shure SM57, especially if you want something for stage use as well.
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AJOwens wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:31 pm
crumpart wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:51 pm
AJOwens wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:08 pm


I agree. This is my first chance to try out my new AT2035, and I'm loving it. What a sweet mic.

I'm also loving the optional synth arpeggio challenge, using the plugin that comes with Reaper. I've never tried arpeggiation before. MIDI is so cool.
We got ourselves a Shure SM57. My previous fights have been recorded using a Sony lapel lavalier mic. To say it's a step up is an understatement.
You can't go wrong with a Shure SM57, especially if you want something for stage use as well.
SM58 user here...I have ZERO complaints.
I'm afraid this one fails on pretty much every level for me. - Jim of Seattle

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I'm in a little early, leaving myself room for Canadian Thanksgiving.
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Post by owl »

ok, I'm in with an over-the-top protest song, ahead of the deadline, even! This would almost certainly have been just acoustic G&G if I was left to my own devices, but the optional challenge inspired me to download an arpeggiator and play around with it, and it was so much fun! I also tried adding some vocoder, despite constantly bitching about other people doing it in their songs :) (It's cool and tasteful when I do it ;))

I have a vocoder and arpeggiator on the keyboard I play live, but I'm pretty sure I've never actually used them for anything aside from occasionally dicking around if I have spare time before practice. So it was cool to use those tools for what I think is the first time. I used VSTs instead of the keyboard for this one, though (the built-in ReaVocode for the vocoder, arp!0 for the arpeggiator).
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Hi all, I'm pretty happy with what I came up with this time. Turns out spending more than 5 hours on writing and recording a song does wonders.
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I wrote a song... but can't be arsed to record it so...
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I wrote a song and recorded it and it wasn't great but then TOSHIRO took the reins and made it sound better.

Bless TOSHIRO, wizard of sound
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although... I haven't received a response from fightmaster yet - hopefully all is well?
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Against my better judgement I am submitting as Future Boy once again. And incredibly I have used Smalltown Mike's idea without having read it first. I'm sorry the song is depressing.
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I've been out of town, not checking the email. Will check in tomorrow night.
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