You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#213181 - 08/26/13 03:25 PM [User Showcase] "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup+Correction
Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
seeker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
First feel very guilty about not monitoring and commenting on
the showcase performers and their music.

Link below is to unique findings last night that allowed me,
along with BIAB style using John Jarvis outstanding playing
of the single super midi track style(M_BZ128P) used in this music.
The algorithms used by PG folks in coding this style is above reproach.
Also the new Addictive Keys Synth enabled by jazzmandan's posting
of Stupid deal of the day. In the link are some pro's primarily sound
and cons..... over there.

http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=213137#Post213137

Very little FX, AK contains some amount. For this music Uprignt Yamaha U3
was miked for front stereo. Also their piano style selection does contain
some amount of default FX.

In Realband use PG Dynamics default settings with about 5db gain.
Also used Sonitus Multiband using soft compression.
The dynamics of John Jarvis playing and also the AK dynamics leave the
ballpark fairly often, and the above helped this.
Adding these FX I feel did detract a bit, but still decent.

With the chords used in the music and sounds made me feel Happy, hence
the title.
http://www.mp3cloud.mobi/HappyBlues.mp3

Don't mind comments one bit, they are ways to improve and learn.



Edited by seeker (08/28/13 12:04 PM)
_________________________
FrankB

Down The Street vs2015 12-03-2014
Win7, AMD QuadA8-5500,16GB,2TeraHD, Komplete 10
PG Ultra Plus 2016,Alesis 12USB, Sonar Platinum

Top
#213192 - 08/26/13 08:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more... [Re: seeker]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 15248
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 15248
Loc: Hamlin NY
This not only sounds great it sounds like it’s live. Just add a little vocal chatter and some clicking of glasses and bottles and it would put you in a small jazz blues lounge.

Great job
_________________________
I'm the best man at my buddy's second wedding. Is it appropriate to open my dinner speech with "Welcome back Everyone"?

64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB and RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software and some hardware.

Top
#213195 - 08/26/13 09:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more... [Re: seeker]
Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
seeker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
Mario,

First let me again comment, the John Jarvis style is really great.
The algorithms that PG coders use with the super midi tracks really
carry the midi playing thru to its maximum quality. And the
synth itself "I think" is contributing a lot, not only to the sounds,
but the dynamics of the music. The semi-accidental find on using
the style helped also.

I do thank you for the compliments.

BTW, maybe I can hire some semi-crocked humans and sample them....LOL
_________________________
FrankB

Down The Street vs2015 12-03-2014
Win7, AMD QuadA8-5500,16GB,2TeraHD, Komplete 10
PG Ultra Plus 2016,Alesis 12USB, Sonar Platinum

Top
#213221 - 08/27/13 09:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more... [Re: seeker]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9156
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9156
Loc: Florida
Nice, Frank. That very last chord needs to ring for a while...

Top
#213261 - 08/27/13 07:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more... [Re: seeker]
Registered: 06/17/10
Posts: 1950
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Steve Young Offline
Expert

Registered: 06/17/10
Posts: 1950
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
I agree with Floyd. Nice, but the last chord is too abrupt. Need to be sustained.
_________________________
Steve Young
Music
"In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of." - Robert Schumann

Top
#213264 - 08/27/13 09:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more... [Re: seeker]
Registered: 03/18/04
Posts: 6664
Loc: USA
Danny C. Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/18/04
Posts: 6664
Loc: USA
Nicely done very easy listening.

Later,
_________________________
Danny C.
www.dannycampo.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Danny-Campo/379776252109306?skip_nax_wizard=true

The More You Drink The Better I Sound

Top
#213270 - 08/27/13 10:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more... [Re: seeker]
Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
seeker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
Floyd, Steve,

Thank you for nice compliment. Also not much "meat" left at ending,
but tweaked it a bit... Original post above content changed.

Danny,

Appreciate the nice comment, PG folks and John Jarvis were looking
over my shoulder... and AK soft synth.
_________________________
FrankB

Down The Street vs2015 12-03-2014
Win7, AMD QuadA8-5500,16GB,2TeraHD, Komplete 10
PG Ultra Plus 2016,Alesis 12USB, Sonar Platinum

Top
#213305 - 08/28/13 11:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup! [Re: seeker]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1637
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1637
Loc: Florida, USA
Hi Frank, nice piece. Yes the VI makes the heck of the difference, I've had that addictive keys demo for awhile and sounds amazing. I have a question though, where can I find that super midi track(M_VZ128BP) style? Sounds pretty good. Is that the actual name of it? I'm sure I have it since I have version 2013 installed but seem not to find it or I'm looking for it in the wrong place or name.
Thanks for the reply.

Mike B.
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top
#213306 - 08/28/13 12:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup! [Re: seeker]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2873
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2873
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Frank,

nice and relaxing. Thanks for posting.

Guenter
_________________________
http://www.21d.de/
Latest Song: What You Desire

Top
#213307 - 08/28/13 12:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup+Correction [Re: seeker]
Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
seeker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
cubanpete,

Sheeezzz, now that makes 4 mistakes.... M_BZ128P
My BAD....

Not sure exactly when Super Midi's came out, but need recent version
of BIAB. You should have the style. Taking this style and adding
some more instruments would make it a "hot potatah".

Thanks for your compliments.

Guenter,

Glad you enjoyed, and wanted to share some accidental knowledge.
Hope it helps you.




Edited by seeker (08/28/13 12:26 PM)
_________________________
FrankB

Down The Street vs2015 12-03-2014
Win7, AMD QuadA8-5500,16GB,2TeraHD, Komplete 10
PG Ultra Plus 2016,Alesis 12USB, Sonar Platinum

Top
#213311 - 08/28/13 01:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup+Correction [Re: seeker]
Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 4079
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
dani48 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 4079
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
Hi, Frank !

I also liked this soft
floating blues of yours !


Cheers
Dani

Top
#213319 - 08/28/13 05:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup+Correction [Re: seeker]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1637
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1637
Loc: Florida, USA
Thanks Frank, found it!

Mike B.
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top
#213328 - 08/28/13 11:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup+Correction [Re: seeker]
Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4650
Sundance Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4650
Good sound Frank. Agree about that last chord.

Top
#213338 - 08/29/13 07:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup+Correction [Re: seeker]
Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 7590
Guitarhacker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 7590
cool stuff... it sounds like a live player.

I have soloed some of the piano tracks in my stuff and simply put, they sound good in the mix but not as stand alone. This does.

Yup the ending is the weak link.
_________________________
You can find my music at:
www.herbhartley.com

Add nothing that adds nothing to the music.


As the sword chooses the warrior, so too, the song chooses the writer.

Top
#213440 - 08/30/13 09:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Happy Blues", and bit more...Tiny touchup+Correction [Re: seeker]
Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 17163
Loc: Australia
Noel96 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 17163
Loc: Australia
Hey Frank!

Very very nice music! Thank you for letting us all know about this smile

Best wishes,
Noel
_________________________
LINKS TO MY BIAB/RB SONGS


Top


PG Music News
Band-in-a-Box® 2021 Spanish for Windows is Here!

En PG Music tenemos el placer de anunciar la disponibilidad de Band-in-a-Box 2021 en Español. Despues de arduo trabajo hemos agregado, entre otras cosas, 80 funciones nuevas y una gran colección de nuevas incorporaciones y contenido que incluyen 202 RealTracks, nuevos RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Estudios Instrumentales, Interpretaciones de Artistas, RealDrums 'Single' adicionales, transcripciones de RealDrums, MultiStyles PAK 1, Xtra Styles PAK 10 ¡y mucho mas!

Nuevas características | Todos los Paquetes

New Update Available for Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows!

Update your Band-in-a-Box® 2021 today!

We've applied some updates to a variety of Add-ons, improved transcriptions and simple tags, resolved playback issues with MIDI tracks, and more. Plus, this free update adds the latest DAW Plugin 3.46!

Learn more & download now.

Band-in-a-Box® 2021 Polish for Windows is Here!

Efektem naszej ciężkiej pracy w ostatnim czasie jest m.in. dodanie 80 nowych funkcji i wspaniałej kolekcji nowych dodatków i zawartości, które obejmują 202 RealTracks, nowe RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Studia Instrumentalne, Wykonania Artystów, dodatkowe RealDrums "Pojedyncze ", transkrypcje RealDrums, pakiet MultiStyles PAK 1, Pakiet Xtra Styles PAK 10 i wiele innych!

Nowych | Pakiety

Band-in-a-Box® 2021 Dutch for Windows is Here!

We zijn bezig geweest en hebben 80 nieuwe functies toegevoegd en een verbazingwekkende collectie van nieuwe inhoud, inclusief 202 RealTracks, nieuwe RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumentale Studies, Artiest Uitvoeringen, Bonus RealDrums "Singles", RealDrums transcripties, MultiStyles PAK 1, Xtra Stijlen PAK 10 en meer!

Nieuwe Functies | Pakketten

Band-in-a-Box® 2021 Danish for Windows is Here!

Vi har haft travlt, og har tilføjet 80 nye funktioner og en fantastisk samling af nyt indhold, bl.a. 202 RealTracks, nye RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, bonus RealDrums "Singles," RealDrums transsriptioner, MultiStyles PAK 1, Xtra Styles PAK 10 og meget mere!

Hvan er Nyt | Pakker

Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows Update Available!

The latest Band-in-a-Box® 2021 update for Windows enhances the JukeBox, adds a "Set all tracks to this:" option to the MIDI import dialog, improves chord sheet view during playback, and more!

Learn more & download this free update.

Read the patch announcement.

Band-in-a-Box® 2021 Swedish for Windows is Here!

Vi har varit flitiga och lagt till över 80 nya funktioner och en fantastisk samling av nytt innehåll, innefattande 202 RealTracks, nya RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, Bonus RealDrums "Singles," RealDrums transcriptions, MultiStyles PAK 1, Xtra Styles PAK 10, med mera!

Paket | Vad är nytt

Forum Stats
34259 Members
67 Forums
69135 Topics
593768 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
dberanek, PianoByIsobel, KennyH, json, FabioZ

34259 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
VideoTrack 195
Matt Finley 164
Pipeline 123
Noel96 121
Janice & Bud 112
Guitarhacker 106
Simon - PG Music 106
Rustyspoon# 102
dcuny 101
Jim Fogle 99
Today's Birthdays
arturarroyo, ecdoe, gospel singer, Harald