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#492942 - 09/26/18 10:36 AM [User Showcase] Magic Garden
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Everyone needs a Magic Garden to unwind, meditate, and/or just to get some piece and quiet.

BiaB style = New Age w/ Shakuhachi Synth.
I did the following changes:
1-piano to a harp-Kontakt-Harp
2-Guitar to a Psaltery - Kontakt-Psaltery
3-string to a Choir - Play-Symphonic Choirs
4-drums-as is except I used many different sound sources
5-bass to a pad-Ultra Analog - Ambient-Whispering Wind

Secret sauces = I can't tell you. They are a secret! OK I'll tell ya, EQ, slight compression and the Studio One warming plug-in.

https://soundcloud.com/mario_guitar/magic-garden

Edit - I am playing the flute via my wind controller.


Edited by MarioD (09/26/18 10:44 AM)
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#492948 - 09/26/18 11:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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A very enjoyable piece, Mario. Cool sounds.

(What do you mean by "the Studio warming plug-in"?)

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#492949 - 09/26/18 11:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Magic Garden is such a fitting title! It definitely reminds me of nature.

Thanks for sharing!
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#492986 - 09/26/18 02:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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A style of music I enjoy a lot, Mario. You did well on this track.

I would also like to know what "the Studio warming plug-in" is?

Will

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#492992 - 09/26/18 02:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Hi MarioD! I really enjoyed the overall tone of this. Love the guitar work on this. Good sounding mixdown of all the elements too! What specifically did you like about the Studio One warming plugin Keep up the great work!
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#492997 - 09/26/18 03:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Yep...magical. Especially loved the change just before the 2:00. Not only relaxing, but inspirational. Thanks for both. I needed that.
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#492998 - 09/26/18 03:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

As always, your flair for creating musical ambience shines. I found this an enjoyable and relaxing listen and a fine way to spend 3 minutes.

I congratulate you and your use of the wind controller. You've really got this mastered!

All the best,
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#493054 - 09/27/18 07:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Wow - really nice work Mario smile It sounds so space-like, and so surreal. It is really pretty too, and your work on the wind controller really shines here. Not to mention, I don't think you could have chosen a more fitting title for this tune.

Great job and thanks for sharing!
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#493063 - 09/27/18 08:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Good stuff, Mario!

You are a master of new age music in my book, enjoyed the listen! Mix sounds fabulous through the 'phones.

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#493117 - 09/27/18 01:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Great title and composition. We live in the woods and have no planted garden but encounter nature's magical gardens regularly throughout the trails.

Very nice!!!!

J&B

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#493152 - 09/27/18 03:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

A very soothing headphone listen- everything works well together ( percussion is subtle too).
Mind opening and peaceful... especially coming from a guy with 19
computer tabs open!

Robert

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#493167 - 09/27/18 04:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Mario

A lovely ambient piece - evocative and peaceful and some pretty playing.

Peter

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#493219 - 09/28/18 04:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Nicely meditative, good combination of instruments to create the mood. I really like the percussions, your flute playing and the effecting in the pads.

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#493242 - 09/28/18 06:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: jannesan]
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hi MarioD excellent sound track for movie nice work thanks eric
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#493274 - 09/28/18 10:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Wow magic garden indeed. I am with Robert on this one. This was so cool to listen to on the headphones. So many cool sounds floating around. Well done Mario..

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#493279 - 09/28/18 10:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: MarioD]
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Magic being the prominent word and sound.

Honest I closed my eyes leaned back on the chair headphones on and I was gone.

That is some piece of equipment, the wind controller and well played.

Googled the biz on the wind controller, now on xmas list.


Edited by beatmaster (09/28/18 10:17 AM)
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#493302 - 09/28/18 12:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
A very enjoyable piece, Mario. Cool sounds.

(What do you mean by "the Studio warming plug-in"?)



Thanx Floyd. The Studio warming plug-in is Studio One Pro's console shaper. I used the smooth patina preset with a minor modification.
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#493303 - 09/28/18 12:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: Ember - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Ember - PG Music
Magic Garden is such a fitting title! It definitely reminds me of nature.

Thanks for sharing!


Thanx so much Ember.
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#493304 - 09/28/18 12:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: Will Josef]
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Originally Posted By: Will Josef
A style of music I enjoy a lot, Mario. You did well on this track.

I would also like to know what "the Studio warming plug-in" is?

Will


Thanx Will. The Studio warming plug-in is Studio One Pro's console shaper. I used the smooth patina preset with a minor modification
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#493307 - 09/28/18 01:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magic Garden [Re: Joe -PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Joe -PG Music
Hi MarioD! I really enjoyed the overall tone of this. Love the guitar work on this. Good sounding mixdown of all the elements too! What specifically did you like about the Studio One warming plugin Keep up the great work!


Thanx Joe. The guitar work is BiaB's guitar track, I did not play a guitar on this one.

I felt that the plug-in took some of the digital edge off. That, IMHO, make the tracks blend better so it was more like analog.
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