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  • halfr3d replied to the topic 'Electro, Moog, filter and bubbles' in the forum.
    32 minutes ago

    i just listened and enjoyed it a lot--nice work (love the3 filter sweeps...lol)
    :cheer:
    alfredo
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  • Bl4cksun thanks user 'Jemeneye' in the forum message ' arrangement tutorial'.
    1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Jemeneye replied to the topic 'arrangement tutorial' in the forum.
    5 hours 37 minutes ago

    Hey dug,

    I think this might help: tarekith.com/assets/pdfs/ArrangingSongs.pdf
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  • brucey created a new topic ' Experience the best Yoga retreats' in the forum.
    9 hours 56 minutes ago

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  • dugdigit created a new topic ' arrangement tutorial' in the forum.
    20 hours 5 minutes ago

    Hi there,
    I would really love a tutorial on arrangement. I know it's a rather subjective and personal thing but I'm finding that it's the most difficult part of producing for me, I can come up with great parts all day but fitting them together to make a finished song that has a nice flow from start to finish is another story altogether. I've managed to do it anyway but I find that I spend way more time arranging and tweaking things than writing all the parts. I've tried using another song as a template but I usually find it more of a distraction than a help.
    And I'd really like to say thanks for everything, your tut's have been invaluable for me and I probably would never have gotten past the initial WTF of Ableton without your "introduction" series. My first EP will have a big thank you to Tom Cosm on it for sure.
    Cheers from warm and sunny Alaska :)
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  • vk_ replied to the topic 'New DUBTRXX release - preview' in the forum.
    2 days ago

    Hey all! The full track is out on Beatport, iTunes, Spotify and what have you through DUBTRXX/Plamsapool. Check it out! Would love to hear what you think.

    Thanks! vk.
    https://soundcloud.com/xulf/vladkhr-blind-no-more

    http://www.beatport.com/track/blind-no-more-original-mix/6031166
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  • DamonBreakz replied to the topic 'Cosmic Core Genre Album 2 ! " ?....From The Core"' in the forum.
    2 days ago

    Hi guys, Feyra Bass has submitted a pumping trance track! I have just added it to Dropbox It might take a while to upload as my account is syncing really slow right now as I am still doing the 1TB back up !

    So, we have 10 tracks now, maybe 11 , I need to confirm. If anyone has been given tracks to upload can they send me the track and artist info and I'll upload it to Dropbox and sort it out.

    I went on another tour of Europe last week with my music project and met up with lucky one again! always great to meet up with him. While I was away I switched off my Dropbox sync / backup and started it up again when I got back. Still 300 files and '5 days' to sync it all, but then I'll have a back up of ALL my files and I can start sorting my data/life out. but I just can't bring myself to do anything until I know all my data from the last 20 years is fully backed up! I've just had too many disks die on me, so i need to get this done. I am sure people can relate with that :)

    What I can do in the meantime is go through this whole thread and work out who is in / who is out and what tracks we now have and work on the album cover. I've been a lazy b*stard CosmicCore-wise this year, really finding it hard to get balance in my energy levels, I put a lot in to my Bossa Nova act releasing 2 albums with that and doing 2 tours which drained me a bit! but once I tune in to my potential and feel full of energy again, I can pump that energy back into Cosmic Core.

    So, I am hoping that once this backup solution is all synced up and my laptop is also running nicely I can get on top of things. I am balancing so much stuff though including normal shift work in an office as well as live gigs, teaching guitar and music technology and of course family commitments. A lot going on, but I will fit it all in! =)

    I think 2015 will be a great year for us. We will have released this album and will have Cosmic Core Volume III out, a multi-genre compilation album , so get your tracks ready for that. ANY style!

    I also have a really good idea too for a project that we can all contribute which would hopefully bring more of us together for live gigs wherever possible. I am quite excited about it and will put together the idea once I have sorted out this album! You are going to absolutely love the idea - I am certain about that!

    I will also work on things like business cards / flyers for us, stuff that will pull us together and feel more of a unit, albeit a worldwide, mostly virtual one! We have a lot of people and a lot of talent!

    Please also keep me in the loop of your events and releases so I can post stories about it on Social media and spread our links amongst friends. I've got us mentioned on Radio in Holland the other day and got tracks played in a pub in Brugge, that's the sort of things we all should be doing, we should be telling everyone all about our project all the time, even though we all have other projects, we will always be part of Cosmic Core and our albums will be around now and into the distant future! the more we can spread the word the more benefit it will have for us ALL =)

    So back to this album, give me another day or so to find out where we are and then we can get on with mastering what we have. Hopefully more tunes will be in too!

    No worries, no stress, it'll be done when it's done... but, if we can still make it by 31st December, how cool that would be! :silly: :)

    //Damon Breakz\\
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