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#465417 - 04/03/18 07:17 PM [User Showcase] Calculator Nerd
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Mark K Offline
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Calculator Nerd

BiaB for chord progression, RealTracks, and Soloist generated guitar solo. Reaper DAW used for arranging, midi editing, and mixing. Synthesized vocals which I think work well for the genre of this track.

****** Song Summary *************
Title: Calculator Nerd
File:Calculator Nerd.MGU
Key=A , Tempo 100, Length (m:s)=3:12
8 bar intro, 68 bar chorus, from bar 9 to bar 76. Repeat x1 chorus
Melody has 316 notes, Melody harmony is < no harmony >(0)
Soloist track has 681 notes, Soloist harmony is < no harmony >(0)
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _DUBSTPP.STY (Dubstep Loops w/ Piano RT )

Loop in Song: Dubstep\Dubstep - mash_70_bass_2_e_flat_minor.wav
RealTracks in style: 1995:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm SmoothJazzCool Sw16 075
Loop in Song: Dubstep\Dubstep - cool_daadie_70_guitar_wocca_e_minor sw16.wav
Loop in Song: Dubstep\Dubstep - mash_70_sub_e_flat_minor.wav
Loop in Song: Dubstep\Dubstep - mash_70_drum_loop_1_e_flat_minor sw16.wav
RealTracks in song: 2203:Guitar, Electric, Soloist PopPromiseBrent Ev16 100
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Calculator Nerd


Edited by Mark K (04/05/18 05:52 PM)
Edit Reason: Accurately reflect use of tracks in song

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#465446 - 04/04/18 06:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Mark,

Cool use of BIAB. The vocaloid works well.

Clever lyrics. Good mix.

Well done.

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#465457 - 04/04/18 07:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Wow - this song is a trip! This might win the award for most unique thing I have ever heard on the showcase. There is so much going on, but somehow it doesn't come across as sounding crowded. This is truly a great display of how versatile Band-in-a-Box can be.

Thank you for sharing smile


Edited by Deryk - PG Music (04/04/18 01:15 PM)
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#465461 - 04/04/18 08:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Very, very original! Quite hypnotic also. Full marks.

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#465462 - 04/04/18 08:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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This is so unique and really stands out in the showcase! I am really liking the songs you are posting so far, Mark K. You did some really interesting stuff with this particular song. Colour me impressed!

Thanks for sharing.
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#465477 - 04/04/18 09:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Cool stuff Mark.


Edited by Guitarhacker (04/04/18 09:10 AM)
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#465487 - 04/04/18 09:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Spiff! laugh
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Vocal control, you say. Never heard of it. Is that some kind of ProTools thing?

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#465494 - 04/04/18 09:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Interesting. Not my normal genre but good work is good work no matter what the genre.
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#465497 - 04/04/18 10:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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I enjoyed this, so cool, very different, so well done!!!

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#465517 - 04/04/18 11:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Hi Mark,

I agree with all the comments above...

This is very inventive! Very, very entertaining! Totally enjoyed it.

Regards,
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#465522 - 04/04/18 11:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Definitely a “change of pace” song to my ears and very entertaining. And very clever in multiple ways. Nicely done!

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#465540 - 04/04/18 12:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Very interesting song! Love the synth shots and the robot voices! The guitar is a good introduction to the elements too. Way to go! grin


Edited by Joe -PG Music (04/04/18 12:43 PM)
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#465647 - 04/05/18 07:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Very unusual song on this forum, but that's a good thing. Good combination of loops, Vocaloid and the guitar. Nice cryptic lyrics, as a Java programmer myself, I like "Java, the only coffee to drink" smile

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#465703 - 04/05/18 04:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Odd funny and enjoyable all in one. Can hear all the work that went into this. Great work.Rob

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#465719 - 04/05/18 05:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Thanks for the compliments everybody, especially those of you who critically listened even though the genre is different than their norm.

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#465723 - 04/05/18 06:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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had me laughing from the first 'word'! And I laughed all the way through!
You are one creative nerd!
And now I know about Reverse Polish Notation...I'm sure that will be useful someday!!
And it is good to know you are not a robotttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt.
Thanks for posting!!

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#465903 - 04/07/18 07:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Not in a million years could anyone have guessed BBox was involved, this is that far beyond left field!
As for the song itself, takes me back to the golden era of Kraftwerk et al. Not a shabby company to be in either cool
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#465905 - 04/07/18 08:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Definitely Different.

I liked the use of the HP 15C. I use the same exact unit!
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#465997 - 04/07/18 04:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
Wow - this song is a trip! This might win the award for most unique thing I have ever heard on the showcase. There is so much going on, but somehow it doesn't come across as sounding crowded. This is truly a great display of how versatile Band-in-a-Box can be.

Thank you for sharing smile


Deryk said everything I was thinking! You have proven the versatility of the program! Thanks, Torrey
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#466060 - 04/08/18 08:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Calculator Nerd [Re: Mark K]
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Loved this backtrack. What a creative use of BIAB. I agree no one could have guessed this was created using BIAB. Well done

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