[linux-audio-user] [music] Norma 2.5
markc at renta.net
Sun Feb 27 03:18:52 EST 2005
Robert Jonsson wrote:
> More music!
Excellent, go Robert!
> This is actually a tune I have recorded and improved several times but I have
> never posted it here.
> It's basically a mellow pop tune with a very central main vocal and acoustic
> guitar figures.
Very nice. My FWIW comments: the bass is nicely compressed
and sustained but the kick is a bit low so they don't quite
reinforce each other. I know some people like "dynamics" but
I prefer a radio-like mix with everything "in yer face" so,
ideally, I'd prefer some sidechain limiting of the vocals,
and solo, so the surrounding music was up a bit more. Perhaps
a bit more stereo split of the acoustic guitar too.
> Direct link to the ogg:
> (No streaming yet, sorry)
That is not quite a direct link... are you using the redirect
to do some logging or something ?
I pasted the direct URL to the Rad IO page and it streams
nicely for me. Is this a problem for you that anyone using
the Rad IO streaming link probably does not get logged ?
The version number is a but awkward... perhaps there
could be a "convention" that there be a song_latest.ogg
soft link (or copy) to the latest verion ? This way other
links around the planet pointing to a particular song
will automatically always pull in the latest version?
Also, FWIW, in spamatica_-_undecided.ogg during the racey
chorus part, that splash symbol sounds like banging on the
side of a tin shed... there is no "ting" to it at all, like
a lo bit rate soundfont instrument or something. I think
it should be the cup of a ride cymbal.
> On a related note. There's been several discussions here about creating a
> separate list for musical announcements. The concensus so far seems to be to
> keep it here. Though I can understand the reasoning I can also see the
There needs to be two parts... an ongoing "working group"
discussion or comments about a piece and then some kind of
summary or permenent changelog for the same piece. The
first suits a mailing-list and the 2nd a Wiki/web-page. A
forum could kind of work for both, I guess, but I find them
too cumbersome signing up for yet another account, logging
in, and the heavy HTML overload per message... and those
inevitable useless one-liner comments.
No one is complaining about song postings/discussion here
yet anyway... perhaps when the quantity picks up to the
point where the LAU help-line is getting drowned then it'll
be natural to move on to elsewhere.
1.99 c worth.
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