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Its Uch Bin Id Ec

By Devieus on November 1, 2020 9:46 pm

This week I experimented a little with humanization, it's really not as hard as people make it out to be and it boils down to exactly 2 things, the duration of the notes are either slightly longer or shorter, the timing of the notes are either slightly early or late.
Since I'm working with XML stuff where these two parameters are readily available, I just need to nudge them a bit. It does sound like it'd be a pain to do in trackers though.

It's also a little more ska-vibe, I notice it gets that with higher tempos, so I guess to force it, I should make the sections longer and have more of them. I also still need to work on that outro.

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November 2, 2020 1:35 am

Yeah, the ska-guitar vibes are way more present here. It's cool though, because everything around it creates a completely different vibe, so really it is it's own thing.

November 2, 2020 4:12 am

Not sure if the generator did all of this or how much influence you had, but it pretty much nailed a ska/pop punk chord progression and vocal melody which is pretty wild.  If you recorded it with guitar, bass, drums and vocals I dont think many people would pick up on the fact that it wasnt written by a human. 

November 2, 2020 12:48 pm
hent03 wrote:

Yeah, the ska-guitar vibes are way more present here. It's cool though, because everything around it creates a completely different vibe, so really it is its own thing.

Thanks! I guess if it becomes a new thing altogether, I guess I'll just have to carve a niche with it.

Chrisfoo wrote:

Not sure if the generator did all of this or how much influence you had, but it pretty much nailed a ska/pop punk chord progression and vocal melody which is pretty wild.  If you recorded it with guitar, bass, drums and vocals I don't think many people would pick up on the fact that it wasn't written by a human.

I didn't touch the progression or melody at all, so I'm definitely in the right direction.

November 2, 2020 7:32 pm

Really enjoying the propulsive groove and slowdown at the end. Very cool!

November 5, 2020 9:07 am

Yes to the ska guitars which were already there last week but the general sound now is much closer. This can actually feel like a ska track (of course an 8bit version). I like the melody from 1:13, it could pass as a brass section from a good ska band. The birds enjoy apparently. I like the end with its slow down.

November 5, 2020 12:35 pm

this is sweet pop music with a punkish offbeat. there are pretty good melodies on board. the tempochange in the end gotta be extended.

November 6, 2020 12:46 am

The humanization is good for something! I hadn't thought ska, until I read the comments, and now I hear ska for sure.

November 7, 2020 3:00 pm

Now the ska emerges! Humans are overrated. But it does add a bit of live jam feel to the track. Hey, if the birds are happy, I'm happy. They sound less angry and assertive this week.

November 7, 2020 9:20 pm
onezero wrote:

Really enjoying the propulsive groove and slowdown at the end. Very cool!

It's going hard and fast, until it doesn't.

Kedbreak136 wrote:

Yes to the ska guitars which were already there last week but the general sound now is much closer. This can actually feel like a ska track (of course an 8bit version). I like the melody from 1:13, it could pass as a brass section from a good ska band. The birds enjoy apparently. I like the end with its slow down.

Higher tempo=more ska, it's just science. The birds are here for it, but they've got to go faster to catch up too.

Q-Rosh wrote:

this is sweet pop music with a punkish offbeat. there are pretty good melodies on board. the tempochange in the end gotta be extended.

Thanks man, glad you're still sticking around for this. I'll see what I can do with it.

miraclemiles wrote:

The humanization is good for something! I hadn't thought ska, until I read the comments, and now I hear ska for sure.

I guess that makes it quantum ska, it's not ska and it's ska at the same time, until you check; personally I see it as an effect of it being chiptune.

NWSPR wrote:

Now the ska emerges! Humans are overrated. But it does add a bit of live jam feel to the track. Hey, if the birds are happy, I'm happy. They sound less angry and assertive this week.

That's because the band's going by so fast, they don't have the time for anger. Some day I'll play one of these songs with actual instruments, and I got a host of instruments to do it with (though no drums per se, I can hit things with sticks though).

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