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#1 jerrylive365

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Posted September 30, 2018 - 12:06 AM

So....I am learning the ropes with all these fantastic tools here and I feel I am going to be charting more than just the one song I started with in another thread. In fact, I am currently working on many different ones. Figured I would start this thread instead of doing a separate post for each song.

 

 

WIP

 

ABC - The Look of Love                     RELEASED - Drums, Bass, Vocals.

Cameo - Word Up                              Drums, bass and guitar complete. Working on vocals.

Dokken - Alone Again                        All instruments complete. Currently testing.

Dokken - In My Dreams                     All instruments complete. Currently testing.

Dokken - Just Got Lucky                    All instruments complete. Currently testing.

The Motels - Take The L                    RELEASED - Drums and vocals.

Quarterflash - Harden my Heart        Working on drums (collaboration with GEP).

Steely Dan - FM                                 Working on instruments.

Styx - Lights                                       CANCELLED - nsw1-6 has it in progress.

Wings - Silly Love Songs                   Drums, vocals, harmony and bass complete. Finalizing.

Zebra - Bears                                     Tempo mapping.

Zebra - Tell Me What You Want        RELEASED - Drums and vocals.

 

 

Green text = new update

Black text  = Same since last update

Blue text    = Released 

Red text    = Cancelled

 

 

 

My process so far has been like this....

 

After I feel I have a good tempo map (IMPORTANT!) I chart the drums by hand. I do it all by sound first, then if a midi does exist I use that for reference. Call me crazy but I enjoy it this part of it =)

Trying to do vocals by hand was tough at first, but I think I am getting the hang of it (prolly gonna suck lol). Not sure about the DRYVOX thing. My mic sounds like I'm talking through a pillow for some reason. Gonna have to find a way around this somehow.

I will do bass and guitar if a good midi falls in my lap but I am really not interested in doing those by hand. I'm all for it if someone wants to collaborate. If I have multitracks, I'll do both guitar and bass (which is what I am doing with a few songs).

Testing process has been interesting. Tweaking the overdrive and things took some learning but I hope I have it down now. Watching others test your stuff is quite satisfying!

Cant stress enough the importance of that tempo map! 

For the drums I am reducing the level of difficulty by hand, but for bass I am using CAT in Reaper.

 

 

I find that working on just one custom at a time is ok for a few days, then I seem to go batshit crazy by hearing the same song repeatedly so I have to switch it up.

 

 

I will update the thread again when I am able to report something significant.

 

Thanks for reading!



#2 IMMCTNTJK

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Posted September 30, 2018 - 10:04 PM

Ok, how has Silly Love Songs not been done! Cant wait to see that! Good luck :)
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#3 BornGamerRob

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Posted September 30, 2018 - 11:08 PM

Ok, how has Silly Love Songs not been done! Cant wait to see that! Good luck :)

 

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#4 jerrylive365

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Posted October 1, 2018 - 02:12 AM

 

'Cause people have had enough of silly love songs...

:doh:      LOL !



#5 jerrylive365

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Posted October 1, 2018 - 06:23 PM

"Zebra - Tell Me What You Want" is released with vocals and drums.



#6 nsw1-6

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Posted October 3, 2018 - 01:09 AM

I have Styx - Lights at the finalizing stage. It just needs Harmonies and Keys at this point


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#7 jerrylive365

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Posted October 3, 2018 - 02:46 PM

I have Styx - Lights at the finalizing stage. It just needs Harmonies and Keys at this point

Excellent! Thanks for that one. Cant wait to see it! I'll update my list.



#8 jerrylive365

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Posted October 12, 2018 - 01:26 AM

"The Motels - Take The L" is released with vocals and drums.



#9 jerrylive365

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Posted October 28, 2018 - 11:31 PM

"ABC - The Look Of Love" is released with vocals, bass and drums.



#10 Ultimate_MANG0

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Posted October 29, 2018 - 01:18 AM

Isn't Cameo - Word Up on Lego Rockband? If so that's not allowed to be made here


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#11 naginalJJ

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Posted October 29, 2018 - 01:29 AM

The Korn cover is on LRB but not the original

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#12 jerrylive365

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Posted October 29, 2018 - 03:04 AM

The Korn cover is pretty good, but my friend is a purest and wants the original so I guess I'm making it.



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Posted October 29, 2018 - 07:22 AM

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#14 jerrylive365

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Posted November 22, 2018 - 08:35 PM

Status update.

Cameo and 3 Dokken songs in testing phase. Also completed tempo mapping on Steely Dan - FM, working on instruments.






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