[linux-audio-user] music made with linux
versuchsanstalt at gmx.de
Sun Dec 5 18:35:12 EST 2004
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On Sunday 05 December 2004 02:33, R Parker wrote:
> Here's a new URL for the song, mp3dotcom, from this
Thanks, Ron, for this important song. :-)
- - Burkhard
> song contains adult language. if this offends thee,
> please don't download it.
> --- R Parker <rtp405 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Be careful what you wish for! In response to Dave's
> > suggestion that we focus on music, I'm posting one
> > of
> > my songs. My server is complete crap. If you
> > experience download problems, you'll have to be
> > patient. Of course anyone is free to load the song
> > onto another server.
> > Marek, I am tempted to rerecord the vocal track just
> > for you. But I won't, so, you'll need to replace
> > every
> > instance of MP3 with RME. Of course I love RME and
> > you'll hear why I wouldn't do that. Not even for
> > you.
> > :)
> > DISCLAIMER
> > song contains adult language. if this offends thee,
> > please don't download it.
> > Background Info
> > This song, mp3dotcom, is from a set of around 20. My
> > order for the band was to write and record the music
> > for two albums in one session and that each song
> > must
> > be a different style of music. We did not record any
> > previously written ideas.
> > I hired my studio partner Bill Bailey to produce and
> > engineer the album. We designed an itenerary that
> > started the recording session with drums. We worked
> > with the drummer for about an hour to warm him up,
> > judge his capabilities and get tones. About every
> > hour
> > there after we added the next logical instrument;
> > bass, guitar, keyboard, second guitar, percussion,
> > second bass, etc until we reached the finale where
> > everyone achieved euphoric stupidity. There were
> > about
> > a dozen players involved. Everyone had a specific
> > time
> > that they were expected to arrive and we asked them
> > to
> > not show up early. Think of it as mahem by design.
> > Everyone involved agreed that it was the most fun
> > they
> > ever had in a studio.
> > After 18 hours we had enough music for two albums
> > and
> > we began writing lyrics and producing vocals. It
> > took
> > about four sessions to complete the vocal tracks and
> > a
> > couple more to mix 11 or 12 of the songs.
> > Production Details
> > The music was orginally recorded to 16bit blackface
> > ADAT. A couple years ago I transfered the
> > multitracks
> > to Ardour for remixing. I mastered this song today
> > using Ardour and JAMin.
> > There were transient spikes on the snare hits that
> > caused distortion and a short loss of audio
> > immediately following many of the snare hits. I put
> > the TAP limiter post fader to hold the spikes down
> > by
> > -5db or there abouts which corrected that problem.
> > Total mix and master time for this song is
> > definitely
> > less than 60 minutes.
> > I've never released this album although half the
> > songs
> > ended up in an indie film that starred one of the
> > Saturday Nite Live writers. The movie was titled
> > Jack
> > Halloween. I appreciate bad movies as much as anyone
> > but this movie sucked so bad I couldn't even watch
> > it.
> > After agreeing to let the producers, City Lights
> > Media
> > of NYC, "use my crappy songs in your no budget
> > movie"
> > i informed them that they had thrown their money in
> > the toilet and that the movie wasnt' worthy of
> > releas.
> > They agreed about the quality of the movie and I
> > don't
> > think it ever saw the light of day.
> > I guess this album is about four years old and it's
> > time to start releasing it one song at a time. One
> > of
> > the bass players was murdered in a domestic assault,
> > and the flute player died of a herione overdose. The
> > rest of us are just getting older, fatter and losing
> > our teeth. Damned it all!
> > After much TODO:
> > http://www.multitrack.us/~parker/music/mp3dotcom.ogg
> > Long live The Who,
> > ron
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