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I am releasing an album (kinda) and I'd like to hear your thoughts.

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  1. beyond_amusia

    beyond_amusia New Member

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    Well, I've been working on songs on my computer for over a year, and I've completed my second album... Well, it's not really complete but I've postponed work on it until I can track down a replacement for Sony ACID that I like, and that's proved difficult, so this is more of a demo release.
    I am interested in your honest thoughts and ask that you listen to it with an open mind. If it sucks, say just that with no candy coating, and if certain songs stand out, please say which ones do, and why if you can. =P

    All the tracks are arranged and mastered, and I even made some album art. Here's the link to the torrent.

    http://thepiratebay.org/tor/4226110/Different_-_Into_the_Void_-_2008

    If you are warry of downloading a torrent with out knowing what the stuff will sound like, you can hear a few songs on my myspace, http://www.myspace.com/differentthantherest and if you got a myspace account, you can download them for free as well.

    Thanks in advance if anyone is brave. :p
     
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    Downloading....Take a while to listen to it all man.
     
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    ty, I am seeding at max speed, and a few ppl have already started seeding too, so let's hope they are kinda and continue to seed. As to legneth, it's around 35 minutes total.
     
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    I'll download and help seed for ya. And take a listen. Do you plan on selling this album?
     
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    Maybe once I am done making more tracks and I can complete the rest... Some of them are hardly more than just plain old beats, lol. Thus far, I've had people like around 3 of them right off hand, and a couple people liked it enough to request psysical CDs of it... There are no lyrics, just music.

    And ty for offering to seed! =)
     
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    No problem. Glad to help. BTW, what software did you use to make the music/physical instruments? Be seeding in 30mins.

    EDIT: 5 mins, upload speed just shot up by 150kbps :)
     
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    I used FL Studio XXL to make my beats, and I use(d) ACID to arrange and loop the beats and samples. I usually distort most of it by reducing or increasing the pitch of various clips, and by playing some of them in reverse. My goal it to make a sound I enjoy.
    This project, "Into the Void" was inspired by Nine Inch Nails "Year Zero" album in part, but it was also inspired by Chemical Brothers "We Are the Night" and dozens of other songs that I'd be listening to when suddenly I knew I HAD to make some noise of my own.

    The title of it is from a NIN song incidently, but also from the fact that the central concept is that something is wrong and it's only getting worse... Or rather, "It's coming!" lol.

    OOH, I didn't see the physical instruments part! lol. Well, I didn't use any thus far because I have no way to record them. I can play keyboard, but i don't own one.

    On a couple of tracks I used pre-made beats, but that turned into a horrid mistake because I could not freely create my own rythm, and I just could not find what I wanted royalty free, so I was like "f-this!" and got FL Studio.
     
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    Great !! Very......ambient..
     
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    Can you make the album (or individual tracks) availalbe for download on a non-torrent site?
     
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    Go check out some of Native Instruments software and Ableton Live 7 is really good.
     
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    fruityloops any good for ya?
     
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    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    Just got done listening to a few cuts. I like it. Nothing truly stands out cause they all sound good.
     
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    I could try... not sure just were I could host them though, because the files are in high quallity mp3 thus pretty lager.

    I will make the ones on my MySpace downloadable. On the main player you can download individual tracks.
     
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    Yes. I like it a lot. This is the producer's edtion, so I can do entire songs in it, but I have not learned much in it besides making beats.
     
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    I have Ableton Live, I just need to learn it... I like how ACID is laid out, so it is kinda hard to re-learn somethin g that is so completely different.
     
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    *blush*
     
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    Okay, I got the ones on my myspace set to download as well.
     
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    I don't know Ableton just offers alot more once you know how to use it.
     
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    Good tracks, needs vocals or a little more if you know what I mean;)
     
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    hey, i can host your album online for you if you'd like.. once the damn webhosts fix my server that is :banghead:
     
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    helping to seed
     
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    Sounding pretty good. Kinda reminds me of NIN Ghosts.

    You need to learn guitar now. lol.

    I see you like Industrial influences. Check this "band" out. http://www.myspace.com/destructionoftheshellofficial

    I'm helping co-produce the album. Unfortunately, Nick lost the password to the page, so it hasn't been updated with the newer versions. lol.

    I'm Keith in the band members, btw.
     
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    Kinda like it, Nice to chill out to when you can. Does feel like there is some thing missing though, but it takes time you'll get it :). There's some i heard on a radio channel like it, from a gadget.
     
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    I've gotten ACID to run on vista, and have since made several new tracks. I will keep produsing them until I feel it stands solid. Once that happens, I will toss around some ideas as to just WHAT I will do with these. Today I had someone offer to rap to one of my beats "Just strip out thwe ambient sounds and it's good to go for free-styling" lmao. I guess I DO need to re-learn guitar... It's been a long while since I've played it. I also need to re-learn the keyboard. One can only go so far with sample CDs and FL Studio.
     
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    I am waiting for it to load... oh, there it goes. I am listening now. You can retrieve the password via the email you used to sign up.

    Also, I am honored to have it even VAUGLY compared to a NIN album. =) I am doing my best to not get too close into his territory because I want to keep my own sound, and not sound like a rip off. I have drawn further influence from other bands too.. I also started this before ghosts came out, and I have only listened to it once because I was scared that I might pull too heavilly off of it while working on sounds. some of the stuff I make though... wow, I just sit here and listen to songs and BOOM, I feel the urge to make a beat, so I try a couple times and there it is... Almost like someone else is doing it through me at times, lmao.

    I am digging your guys' music... Planning on releasing it?

    -D'oh!- I read the blog... so I assume it's been delayed a bit?
     
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