[LAU] recorded with Ardour+friends

Sean Corbett seanbutnotheard at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 15:33:08 UTC 2010

Oh and I will try to host some better files on my site, I agree
MySpace's player really mangles the audio.


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Sean Corbett <seanbutnotheard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the comments Jeremy,
> Yes I never felt the vocalist was the strongest part, but he's really
> just getting started singing and I think he's got some potential if he
> keeps working at it.  Voices can change a lot over the course of a
> couple years, certainly.
> It looks like they're planning on setting up
> bandcamp/purevolume/facebook pages too... I wonder which service will
> eventually usurp MySpace?  Facebook has come close I think, but it's
> not quite the ideal band promoting tool from my very limited
> experience.  Maybe others have had more success with it though.
> -sean
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Jeremy Jongepier <jeremy at autostatic.com> wrote:
>> On 08/02/2010 05:01 PM, Sean Corbett wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> My friends who I recorded using 100% FLOSS this past winter/spring
>>> finally 'released' the recording on their MySpace page:
>>> http://www.myspace.com/amplifiersmakenoise
>>> "Formations" is the highlight from a songwriting perspective, in my
>>> opinion (though we achieved some pretty huge drum sounds on
>>> "Redemption Song").
>>> Recorded/mixed/mastered with Jack1, Ardour, SWH, CAPS, TAP, Invada,
>>> JConvolver, Jamin -- and probably others I'm forgetting -- on an Arch
>>> Linux box.  Thanks devs, for all the great tools!
>>> -sean
>> Hello Sean,
>> Listening to Formations now. Do you also happen to have better quality
>> audio files, Youtube really messed them up. And so far I don't quite dig
>> the lead vocals (as opposed to the backing vocals, those are nicely
>> done), too mumbling and nasal for me, especially the couplets. The
>> melody is in my opinion a bit weak too. But that's all a matter of taste
>> and the music and composition itself are impressing, so is the quality
>> of the recording/mixing/mastering. Great stuff! My kind of genre too.
>> And the guys know how to use their instruments.
>> All in all, this is some of the best stuff I've heard so far completely
>> done with Linux, hats off!
>> Best,
>> Jeremy
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