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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-25 21:30:42 Reply

At 11/25/12 09:27 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 11/25/12 04:02 PM, sweet21 wrote: I just learned the circle of fifths. It looks hard but it really isnt.
Since I'm not exactly well-read on music theory, would you mind explaining this (in plain English, if possible)?

not gonna Google this because the internets are scary

I think it's sort of a scheme for how many flats ore sharps there are in each key. You can use it for some other things as well, but I don't remember much of it.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-25 21:32:53 Reply

At 11/25/12 09:27 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 11/25/12 04:02 PM, sweet21 wrote: I just learned the circle of fifths. It looks hard but it really isnt.
Since I'm not exactly well-read on music theory, would you mind explaining this (in plain English, if possible)?

not gonna Google this because the internets are scary

You use it to modulate things.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-25 21:56:29 Reply

At 11/25/12 09:30 PM, SourJovis wrote: I think it's sort of a scheme for how many flats ore sharps there are in each key. You can use it for some other things as well, but I don't remember much of it.

So referring to the image Buoy linked, it explains how mare flat/sharp keys of a certain note are there, over varying octaves then?

At 11/25/12 09:32 PM, SourJovis wrote: You use it to modulate things.

Now modulation's something else that I don't get. How does it work/What the purpose of it?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-25 23:04:48 Reply

modulate literally means "to change"

its the dumbest most inconclusive word in musical jargon

so yes, changing pitch (or scale) is a modulation

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 08:41:24 Reply

so who wants to be my 40th fan

this is making my ocd go crazy.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 08:43:57 Reply

I WILL BE YOUR FOURTIETHwait

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 08:47:52 Reply

At 11/26/12 08:43 AM, Buoy wrote: I WILL BE YOUR FOURTIETHwait

you've beeen loving me ever since I was creating crappy trance


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 09:01:11 Reply

you are always creating crappy trance in my heart

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 09:38:34 Reply

At 11/26/12 08:47 AM, Sequenced wrote:
At 11/26/12 08:43 AM, Buoy wrote: I WILL BE YOUR FOURTIETHwait
you've beeen loving me ever since I was creating crappy trance

Hey babe

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 11:02:11 Reply

At 11/26/12 09:38 AM, MrSaint wrote:
At 11/26/12 08:47 AM, Sequenced wrote:
At 11/26/12 08:43 AM, Buoy wrote: I WILL BE YOUR FOURTIETHwait
you've beeen loving me ever since I was creating crappy trance
Hey babe

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 11:08:32 Reply

At 11/25/12 09:56 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
So referring to the image Buoy linked, it explains how mare flat/sharp keys of a certain note are there, over varying octaves then?

It tells you how many flats or sharps there are for each scale/key (per octave).

Btw when I say key I mean scale, not an individual key on an instrument. (Confusing? Yeah.)

Now modulation's something else that I don't get. How does it work/What the purpose of it?

Modulating can have many different meanings in music. It depends on the context. Generally it means to change pitch (to transpose). Like if a song is written in E flat, it's based around the E flat scale/key. If you want to play it in D, you need to shift each note halve a tone down.

You can also modulate within a song. In some cheesy pop-songs they repeat the chorus, but they transpose it a few tones upwards. This is for an uplifting effect or something.

On key instruments there often is a modulation wheel. This is to add vibrato, and has nothing to do with the aforementioned definitions.

I think there are more meanings of the word modulation, but those are less common and I don't know all of them.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 14:17:50 Reply

did anyone get to try the free waves one knob plugin?

My serial code isnt in yet, but ive been really looking for something similar to sausage fattener but more mild

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 16:07:29 Reply

At 11/26/12 02:17 PM, jpbear wrote: did anyone get to try the free waves one knob plugin?

My serial code isnt in yet, but ive been really looking for something similar to sausage fattener but more mild

Yeah, when I did it, my serial was emailed to me practically instantly. The Waves Account page was overloading and took me about half an hour before I could access the server. There are posts on the interwebz complaining that their emails with the serials have not arrived yet.

For having only one knob, it's not a bad plugin.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-26 23:52:17 Reply

At 11/25/12 11:48 AM, xKore wrote: would also like to say spacelaces (cornandbeans) is killing it at the moment, collabing with excision, downlink and kj sawka's new project Destroid. hes probably gonna be fairly big soon

congrats on your success.. you've come a long way since I first met you on here. I am still not a fan of the dubstep stuff but people seem to enjoy it so kudos to you.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-27 18:41:42 Reply

I don't think I'll ever be able to give up caffiene. It helps my keep sane during the daylight.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-27 19:00:59 Reply

try to have as little as possible on days where you can afford being a bit sleepy/unproductive or you'll have little use for it when you've built up a massive tolerance

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-27 19:43:58 Reply

I never drink caffeine. If I'm sleepy, it means I need to go sleep, not do substandard work.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-27 22:18:29 Reply

At 11/27/12 07:43 PM, Blackhole12 wrote: I never drink caffeine. If I'm sleepy, it means I need to go sleep, not do substandard work.

except that I'm only tired during the day and not at night.

dafuq


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 00:40:56 Reply

At 11/27/12 10:18 PM, Sequenced wrote:
At 11/27/12 07:43 PM, Blackhole12 wrote: I never drink caffeine. If I'm sleepy, it means I need to go sleep, not do substandard work.
except that I'm only tired during the day and not at night.

dafuq

I'm sleepy during the day and during the night. Ever since I started sixth form (the American equivalent of college) I've been pretty much permanently sleepy. Not very fun.

I find that listening to music on headphones keeps me awake really well (even though the ENT specialist told me not use headphones because one of me ears is deaf so I should preserve what little hearing I have left). One time I managed to stay up all night to finish my Trigonometry homework, all thanks to listening to mainly Reasoner's and Buoy's music for hours on end.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 00:55:09 Reply

I have been known to drink an entire pot of coffee by myself. Because it's delicious.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 02:23:05 Reply

On the subject of coffee, I don't seem to notice any difference before, and after drinking it.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 02:38:33 Reply

At 11/28/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: On the subject of coffee, I don't seem to notice any difference before, and after drinking it.

sounds like you need to drink MORE coffee

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 02:44:05 Reply

At 11/28/12 02:38 AM, jpbear wrote: sounds like you need to drink MORE coffee

YEAH

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 02:47:55 Reply

More coffee is always a good choice.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 03:23:22 Reply

At 11/27/12 07:43 PM, Blackhole12 wrote: If I'm sleepy, it means I need to go sleep, not do substandard work.

Unless somehow there was some kind of drug that could make you not sleepy.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 05:33:15 Reply

At 11/28/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: On the subject of coffee, I don't seem to notice any difference before, and after drinking it.

When I have college early in the morning and still am hungover from the night before, coffee is my superhero.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 05:44:20 Reply

Saw Nickelback last night. Those blokes know how to put on one hell of a show.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 10:23:45 Reply

At 11/28/12 05:44 AM, The-iMortal wrote: Saw Nickelback last night. Those blokes know how to put on one hell of a show.

I hope you're joking.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 11:08:33 Reply

At 11/28/12 05:44 AM, The-iMortal wrote: Saw One Direction last night. Those blokes know how to put on one hell of a show.

Tee hee

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-28 11:17:12 Reply

At 11/28/12 10:23 AM, Sequenced wrote:
At 11/28/12 05:44 AM, The-iMortal wrote: Saw Nickelback last night. Those blokes know how to put on one hell of a show.
I hope you're joking.

yeah stop liking things i don't like