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confide (Helm, Serum, buncha drum samples)

By bryface on January 12, 2020 11:58 pm

not much time this week so here's some hardcore sentimental pop.   The bulk of time was spent learning the Helm VST and crafting the lead sound from scratch for the first melody (and spent an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out why certain frequencies were totally running away from me and clipping like mad). 

Most of the melodies were recorded live with a bit of tweaking/quantizing afterward - been wanting to improve my keyboard chops and i'm somehow still short of being able to jam out melodies confidently, so one of my goals this year is to close that gap as much as possible. 

Also thought i'd start getting acquainted with some of the drum samples i've had sitting around.  didn't have a lot of time for more complex instrumentation otherwise.

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January 13, 2020 12:29 am

Pretty!  Very sweet chord progression.  Love the percussive arp too.

January 13, 2020 12:52 am

If this is the best you can do with melodies, then you're definitely going in the right direction. It can definitely feel a little jarring trying to make a melody that goes through the whole song, but it's really okay to repeat something.

January 13, 2020 1:25 am

Love this, the solo really got me movin' smile

January 13, 2020 2:44 am

really nice complex drums! ah dude, playing crappy keyboard and fixing up the midi later is my life big_smile pretty nice! I love this chill moog lines smile

January 13, 2020 9:42 am

Oooh those vibratos on those leads are a great touch. Also love the bubbly background melodies!
Funny, I just uninstalled Helm this past weekend. Couldn't wrap my head around the UI.

January 13, 2020 8:27 pm

Nice melodies, cool sounds, nice percussion. Great track!

January 14, 2020 12:23 am

The arp gives me a very intense feeling of longing, and I love that it can trigger something so raw!

January 15, 2020 5:23 am

beautiful expressive lead synth! love your bends and trillssss

January 15, 2020 10:24 pm

Love these leads.

January 17, 2020 7:26 pm

Short, but the melodies were really ace and the vibe was good. I liked it.

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