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#359756 - 08/06/16 02:15 AM [User Showcase] Electric Popland
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Electric Popland

Here is a small instrumental track I wrote in 2009. I think it is a very nice example to showcase the versatility of Band-in-a-box. Most of the tracks are MIDI instruments from the styles STR_QT44, ORKMED44, Ork448, Mozart and -TEKRA0+.STY. Only realtrack used is #479 Trumpet. RealDrums TechnoRadio.

I have used 3-7 layers of instruments to play the melody and then at one point you can even hear my voice through a vocoder effect smile

Mixed in Adobe Audition (I think I used version 3.0 at that time).

Janne
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#359819 - 08/06/16 04:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Hi Janne,

That sure sounds complete and "full" considering it's mostly midi tracks (not sure if that is correct English), especially the base kick.
Are you using a soundfont or a special midi synth?
Let us know, we're interested.
Well done!

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#359861 - 08/07/16 06:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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The subject title says it all.

Great driving beat throughout. I liked it.
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#359893 - 08/07/16 11:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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hi janne great job of using biab excellent mix very well done thanks for sharing eric
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#359920 - 08/08/16 12:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Hi Janne,

I like this a lot! The RT trumpet sits very well in the mix... I also like the way you've developed the progression. It remains interesting throughout.

The use of recurring themes really adds cohesiveness to the project... very easy to listen to!

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#359922 - 08/08/16 01:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: RnAM
That sure sounds complete and "full" considering it's mostly midi tracks (not sure if that is correct English), especially the base kick.
Are you using a soundfont or a special midi synth?
Let us know, we're interested.
Well done!

Rob and Anne-Marie


Thanks Rob and Anne-Marie! If I remember correctly, I used Coyote Forte DXi for all MIDI instruments. Although I cannot rebuild the original mix (version incompatibility), I can see that I used both multi-band compressor and hard limiter on drums and bass.

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#359923 - 08/08/16 01:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: VideoTrack]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
The subject title says it all.

Great driving beat throughout. I liked it.


Thanks VideoTrack for commenting and liking the beat smile

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#359924 - 08/08/16 01:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: F.M.M.]
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Originally Posted By: F.M.M.
hi janne great job of using biab excellent mix very well done thanks for sharing eric


Thanks Eric for your kind words smile And thanks to BIAB for having so much great possibilities, I'm listening to your relaxing Silent Clouds at the moment and it has completely different mood smile

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#359925 - 08/08/16 01:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: Pat Marr]
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Originally Posted By: Pat Marr
I like this a lot! The RT trumpet sits very well in the mix... I also like the way you've developed the progression. It remains interesting throughout.

The use of recurring themes really adds cohesiveness to the project... very easy to listen to!


Thanks Pat for your kind comment. The Techno RealDrum has so many variations that it is easy to keep some interest through the song.

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#359933 - 08/08/16 04:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Nice arrangement and mix. Very well done. Enjoyed my listen.
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#359975 - 08/08/16 11:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Hi, Janne !:))


This is a very interesting
tune indeed ! I like everything
about it, could have been a
bond theme tune !!!


Cheers
Dani

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#359996 - 08/08/16 02:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Hi Jannesan

you made it in 2009 but for me is surely one of your best.
Excellent disco tune

Sergio
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#360053 - 08/09/16 12:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Janne,

BEAUTIFUL
very reminiscent of the synth works from the late 1908's

I loved that era so this is a very,very enjoyable listen

I see you playing this on stage, wearing a cape, surrounded by lots of synths with the smoke machine going. grin

I look forward to more

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#360057 - 08/09/16 02:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Janne,
Nice composition - has a good feel about it.
Peter

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#360168 - 08/09/16 01:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: jannesan]
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Very cool Janne!! Cool music and cool sound. I could hear this as a film score-heard a few 007 changes in one part. Love the trumpet. Excellent job! Take care. Greg

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#360233 - 08/09/16 11:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: dani48]
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Originally Posted By: dani48
This is a very interesting
tune indeed ! I like everything
about it, could have been a
bond theme tune !!!

Cheers
Dani


Thanks Dani for liking and commenting! You seem to have been watching the Bond re-runs lately wink

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#360234 - 08/10/16 12:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Electric Popland [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Nice arrangement and mix. Very well done. Enjoyed my listen.


Thanks Charlie for your positive words smile

Originally Posted By: Sergio Guarneri

you made it in 2009 but for me is surely one of your best.
Excellent disco tune

Sergio


Thanks Sergio for commenting, nice to know that showcasing an older song gets positive feedback smile

Originally Posted By: gibson

BEAUTIFUL
very reminiscent of the synth works from the late 1908's

I loved that era so this is a very,very enjoyable listen

I see you playing this on stage, wearing a cape, surrounded by lots of synths with the smoke machine going. grin

I look forward to more

Alyn


Thanks Alyn for enjoying my little song. I assume you mean 80's wink That's my favourite decade in music smile Unfortunately I cannot imaging me playing on stage, but thanks for describing it heheheh

Originally Posted By: PeterF

Nice composition - has a good feel about it.
Peter


Thanks Peter!


Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Cool music and cool sound. I could hear this as a film score-heard a few 007 changes in one part. Love the trumpet. Excellent job! Take care. Greg


Thanks Greg for your cool comment smile Yet another Bond reference, maybe I should really try to make a Bond theme song, what would happen then smile

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