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#459616 - 02/28/18 10:59 AM [User Showcase] Etherials
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Samuel Davis Offline
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Etherials

Last night I felt like messing around with BIAB and seeing if I could make an electronic instrumental piece using BIAB. Using some of the built in FX (mostly Auto-Wah and Compression) I was able to create the basis for this piece. I then exported the tracks to Cubase for further editing and mixing. I added 3 other synth tracks using Xplod_2 for the final touches. I may go back and add one more at the end for an even fuller sound. I'm not sure yet. Let me know what you think.

BIAB Tarcks Used:
Synth/Plugin Loaded Loop : Chillout - Destiny 71
Real Drums=CloudRap
2969:Bass, Synth,Dancehall Sync Ev 16
2739:Synth,Rhythm Pep Squad Pad Ev 16
1837:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Pop Modern Groove Held Ev 16
2705:Synth, Rhythm Cloud Rap Percussive Ev 16

Other Virtual Instruments:
Xplod_2 - Deep Tubed (Synth Bass)
Xplod_2 - Flutey Pad Maker (Soft Pad)
Xplod_2 - Intensity (Ambience FX)


Edited by Samuel Davis (02/28/18 11:00 AM)
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#459618 - 02/28/18 11:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Samuel...very pretty song, great arrangement. I love instrumental pieces that have the patience to build slowly like this. Nicely done!

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#459652 - 02/28/18 01:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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This is super. I liked everything about it. Personally I would leave it as is.

Two thumbs up
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#459678 - 02/28/18 05:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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I like this stuff Samuel and know it's an instrumental but always wanted to do a song with similar type backing.
Have never managed to use BiaB in this way.
Good work.

Cheers.
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#459699 - 02/28/18 09:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: RichMac]
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Originally Posted By: RichMac

I like this stuff Samuel and know it's an instrumental but always wanted to do a song with similar type backing.
Have never managed to use BiaB in this way.
Good work.

Cheers.

I wasn't sure how feasible it would be but it turned out great. I'll definitely be tring some other things out.
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#459701 - 02/28/18 09:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: MarioD]
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Originally Posted By: MarioD
This is super. I liked everything about it. Personally I would leave it as is.

Two thumbs up

Thanks Mario. I just feel like it could build a little bit more. I'm kindof hearing an underlying electicity sound in my head. I just have to find the right synth sound.
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#459779 - 03/01/18 07:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Wow - I wasn't expecting this from you Samuel! This is really different than what I usually hear on the showcase, and I really enjoyed this! It's really easy to get lost in. And I love the balancing act of the soft synths with the heavier drums.

Really nice work here - thanks for sharing smile
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#459784 - 03/01/18 08:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Thanks Deryk. I know everyone is use to hearing country songs from me but I actually like lots of different kinds of music. Now that I have the full version of BIAB I'll be experimenting a bit to see what it can do.
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#459785 - 03/01/18 08:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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enjoyed it Samuel,nice feel to it

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#459946 - 03/02/18 07:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: cliftond]
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Thanks clifton
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#460030 - 03/02/18 02:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Wow that bass is scaring my sub! lol! Great groove and composition, and great example of the versatility of BIAB.

much enjoyed!

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#460064 - 03/02/18 06:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Very cool Samuel. I don't listen to much of this kind of thing but it sounds like you did a fine job to me.

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#460992 - 03/07/18 09:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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This song is super cool. I think it came out really well. It has a really nice groove to it and isn't super jarring like some electronic music can be, which I really like. It's very smooth in comparison to some of the stuff I've heard before. Definitely fits with the Ethereal title.

Thanks for sharing!
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#461033 - 03/07/18 03:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Different and enjoyable.
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#462468 - 03/16/18 10:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Cool vibe Samuel! Sometimes it's fun to just "go fishing" in BIAB and see what you come up with. Enjoyed! Take care. Greg

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#462483 - 03/16/18 12:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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I agree with Mario - sounds fine the way it is.
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#462490 - 03/16/18 12:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Etherials [Re: Samuel Davis]
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Hey Samuel Davis really interesting grooves with this, love the hi hat loop and searing pads! Reminds me of modern dance music. Thanks for sharing with us... well done!
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