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#335596 - 02/09/16 02:37 AM [User Showcase] Say Hello To You
Registered: 05/11/15
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Loc: Aichi, Japan
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Hello everybody,

This is my first post in 2016.
This year I would like to post my music more than last year.
The song is a remake of one of my past songs in order to apply for a certain vocaloid song contest.
( http://piapro.jp/pages/official_collabo/piapro201501/ )

Title: Say Hello To You
Vocal: 初音ミク(Miku Hatsune), Vocaloid
Played with rhythm section, clavinet, percussions, Alto Sax solo and 4 part strings section.

Style is _JBREEZE.STY (JazzFunkBreezy Rhythm Sect[75RS])
RealTracks in style: ~1636:Bass, Electric, JazzFunkBreezy Ev16 075
RealTracks in style: ~1639:Piano, Electric, Rhythm JazzFunkBreezy Ev16 075
RealTracks in style: ~1637:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm JazzFunkBreezyChords Ev16 075
RealTracks in style: ~1638:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm JazzFunkBreezyMuted Ev16 075
RealTracks in song: 1058:Sax, Alto, Soloist SmoothJazzPoppy Ev16 090
RealDrums in style: JazzFunkGroovin^1-a:HHSdStk, b:HHSnr
And Strings, Clavinet and Percussions are MIDI Style SWAY.STY (Sway - Smooth Jazz - Latin Pop) played by VST instruments.

Link:

https://soundcloud.com/animarorecords/say-hello-to-you-miku

Link of original recording in 2006 by Yoko Kawajiri (Vocal), my friend:

https://soundcloud.com/animarorecords/say-hello-to-you

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#335599 - 02/09/16 03:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki Adachi

I am always interested (and intrigued) as to the development of vocaloid phrasing and singing.

I think you have a presented a great effort here.

You have really demonstrated the developing potential of this technology.

Presented in a great song as well.
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#335621 - 02/09/16 07:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hi Shigeki,

just great.
I love the original version. The vocals are a bit flat at times and should be a little more up front. But the phrasing is much more beautiful than the vocaloid.
Great song. Enjoyable listens.

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#335700 - 02/09/16 12:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki,

Really enjoyed the listen. The music is well put together. The mix is very well done.

floyd

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#335713 - 02/09/16 01:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hi Shigeky,
You can reassure your friend Yoko, as Guenter, I much prefer her nice voice than the vocaloïd one ;-) there is surely a lot of work, but it remains a bit artificial. But, It could be also, the intention.

However, this technique is amazing and I don't say I won't try it one day, when the french langage will be available.

By the way, did you know the work made by Dcuny : https://soundcloud.com/dcuny/the-gates-of-babylon-vocaloid

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#335745 - 02/09/16 03:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Wow, this is cool! Very cool!

Maybe I need to start using this!!

smile
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#335922 - 02/10/16 03:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Very pretty music Shigeki!! I like the way the music steps down in a repeating pattern. Michael Franks used this kind of progression often. It is sweet. Really enjoyed! Take care. Greg

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#336031 - 02/10/16 10:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, VideoTrack, Guenter, Floyd, Pascal, David, Greg, and everybody,
Thank you very much for your warm and precious comments.
I was very encouraged by your comments every time.

Guenter, Pascal,
Thank you for your comments to the original recording.
I’m sure my friend Yoko will be very glad to read them.
Of course I prefer human vocal to vocaloid, but it is also fun for me to let Miku sing.

Pascal,
Dcuny has given me a comment to another vocaloid song which I posted here before.
Then I knew his Vocaloid song wich was beautiful.
And I found that Avanna had more natural pronunciation than Miku.

Greg,
Thank you for your comment to the chord progression, which I also like and I use similar progression often.

Thank you again to all and I will post my music again.

Shigeki Adachi

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#336033 - 02/10/16 11:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hi Shigeki Adachi,

This is beautiful. I love the sound of music you've created. Very tasteful chords and really well composed. The mix is perfect! I'm sitting here right now and thoroughly enjoying just listening.

Regards,
Noel
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#336346 - 02/12/16 06:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello Noel,

Thank you very much for your tender comment.
I am very glad that you love my music every time.
I always keep in mind to look for new approach to music analyzing many works made by great composers whom I love such as Legrand, Jobim, Morricone and etc.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#339924 - 03/11/16 07:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hallo Shigeki,

I'ver really really enjoyed this song, expecially the one with the real voice - and what a voice !

May I ask you which external instruments (VST) did you used in the BiaB song you posted ?

Many thanks Shigeki for this Music gem !

Wishing you all the best,
Sergio

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#340041 - 03/11/16 09:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Sergio

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
I used following vst instruments added to RealTracks for the vocaloid version of this song.

Clavinet: Native Instruments Kontakt5 clavinet
Percussion: EastWest Goliath GM Percusion
4 part strings: EastWest Symphonic Orchestra Gold
Vn I: 18 violins Butter Legato
Vn II: 11 violins Butter Legato
Viola: 10 violas Butter Legato
VC: 10 Cellos Butter Legato

All the tracks of the real voice version was live recorded by our local studio players. Scoring and music of each part by myself from BAIB tracks.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#340048 - 03/11/16 11:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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HI ...

We enjoyed our listen very much. Several things came to mind as we listened:

1. Nice selection of tracks

2. Vocal was nice but maybe should be more forward in the mix (louder). Other than that, the mix was very good.

3. We loved the Latin arrangement with a touch of Classic R&B ... great combination!

4. The song mildly reminded us of "Girl From Ipanema", although your song is more aggressive (in a good way) and used the Classic R&B flavor to some degree.

We liked it a lot! Best to you ...

Alan & Di
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#340088 - 03/12/16 12:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Nice latin sound. I like it, a little less vocaloid use but the music is
very well mixed and I enjoyed it.

Sergio
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#340257 - 03/13/16 08:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Alan & Di

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
It was much appreciated your precious comment to the mixing.
Antonio Carlos Jobim is one of my most favorite composers.
I am very glad to hear that you liked my song a lot.
Thanks again to you.
I will post my music again.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#340259 - 03/13/16 08:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Sergio Guarneri

Thank you very much for your warm comments.
I was very encouraged by your comments.
I like Latin Music very much.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#340446 - 03/15/16 08:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: Noel96]
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Originally Posted By: Noel96
Hi Shigeki Adachi,

This is beautiful. I love the sound of music you've created. Very tasteful chords and really well composed. The mix is perfect! I'm sitting here right now and thoroughly enjoying just listening.

Regards,
Noel


We both agree with what Noel said and we really enjoyed the Latin groove.
Very nice production!

J&B
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#340535 - 03/15/16 06:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Really a smooth and soothing song u have here ! Miku's voice fits to the style !
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#340544 - 03/15/16 11:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Say Hello To You [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Janice & Bud and Trygve

Thank you very much for your warm comments.
I was very encouraged by your comments every time.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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