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[SIZE="1"][COLOR="HotPink"]Lately, I've just been wanted to try something new, away from my usual band routine... and I had an idea, that may not work, and most likely, noone will participate in, but.. I'm serious about the idea. I'd like to gather up all of the musicians on the OB, to participate in a "OB Rock Band (aha, we'll think of a real name)

But of course, when I pitch this idea, I suppose nobody will feel like participating, but I do wish someone would.. :]

How would this project come about? Recording programs, mics, we use mulitiple people to record guitar, bass, drums and vocals.

But, in this project, I want to span over many genres, and put it into a Progressive form. So, we'll have moments that are like that of Coheed and Cambria, or The Sound of Animals Fighting, and then we'll have our moments that are similiar to bands like Opeth, and etc.

So, anyone want to help out? Real musicianship, anybody? Pow?[/COLOR][/SIZE]

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[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Although this idea has been tried (and failed) before, I'm game.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]

[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]My Skills:[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]

[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Sound engineering/EQ-ing/Mixing/Mastering[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Guitar[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Bass[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Keys/Synths[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Drums (and other misc. percussion)[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Banjo (seriously)[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Harmonica[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Noises/FXs[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Vocals & Lyrics[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]

[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]My friend and I have been making songs via file transfers (a la The Postal Service) for quite some time now, so I have experience when it comes to collaborating over the internet.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]

[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Questions? Send them this way.[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]

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[quote name='Mr. Maul'][FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Although this idea has been tried (and failed) before, I'm game.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]

[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]My Skills:[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]

[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Sound engineering/EQ-ing/Mixing/Mastering[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Guitar[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Bass[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Keys/Synths[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Drums (and other misc. percussion)[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Banjo (seriously)[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Harmonica[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]Noises/FXs[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Vocals & Lyrics[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE]

[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=dimgray]My friend and I have been making songs via file transfers (a la The Postal Service) for quite some time now, so I have experience when it comes to collaborating over the internet.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]

[SIZE=1][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=dimgray]Questions? Send them this way.[/COLOR][/FONT][/SIZE][/QUOTE]

[COLOR="HotPink"]I figured that someone else may have tried this (everything has been tried these days, lol) and that's why I want everyone to know how serious I am about this, and I'd really like some dedicated people (don't devote your life to making music with me, but try and make it work :]) to help out.

As far as your skills go...Niceee. I'm most likely not going to be doing any engineering, since I really suck at it, so you may indeed be up for that job :]. And who knows? You have so many skills, we could use you for just about anything... the members may switch positions from song to song, so you'll fit right in.

My skillz-
Drums (preferrable)
Vocals, Gutteral, Pig Squeal, Banshee (I'd like anyone who can sing in the band to sing some in every song. In other words, it'd be sweet to have multiple vocalists)
Guitar (I suck lol, so I hopefully won't be playing anything for you guys)

Anyone else want to join? :]
All musicians and genres will be put to work, aha, so don't feel like you won't fit in, or that you're style of music just isn't right for this. :] And by the way...Any Acapella vocalists out there, or high- feminine toned vocalists?[/COLOR]

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[COLOR="DarkOrange"]Oi oi. I don't know if I'm any good, but I can sing. I can do any range you please, even geddy-lee-style-testicle-wrenching falsetto. I have a recording device (GarageBand on Mac) that isn't professional at all, but I've used it a lot. If you want, I could upload a sample. [/COLOR]

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[quote name='Deus ex Machina'][COLOR="DarkOrange"]Oi oi. I don't know if I'm any good, but I can sing. I can do any range you please, even geddy-lee-style-testicle-wrenching falsetto. I have a recording device (GarageBand on Mac) that isn't professional at all, but I've used it a lot. If you want, I could upload a sample. [/COLOR][/QUOTE]

[SIZE="1"][COLOR="HotPink"]Falsetto! That's one of the words I was looking for xD. Yes, that'd be nice... Claudio-esque right? Well, anyway.. We should all find a way to upload and transfer files to each other. [/COLOR][/SIZE]

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[COLOR="77656"]People say Claudio sucks at singing. I say he has one of the best voices next. But I can't play an intrument well. (Hope to play drums one day though or the keyboard.) However, I'm good at songwritting. Don't know how much that would help as this band could only be musically driven. But if this came to life, I'd take a listen.[/COLOR]

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[FONT="Arial"]Despite having suggested this both here and on another forum and letting it die before it even got off the ground, I'm all for it.

I play guitar, bass, and I can work stuff out on a piano. But since I don't have my bass right now, I'm best at guitar.

However, I can't do fast alternate picking or sweep picking as in solos, and I have never been able to get an artificial harmonic out of my guitar. So if we ended up needing some of that stuff, I'm not the right person. I'd be fine with rhythm guitar, though.

I think someone should write a part of a song on whatever instrument they can play and post it up here for the next instrument to be added on. I was considering making a thread for that a long time ago but I never even got around to writing a short melody.

If anyone needs a recording program, google Audacity. Also, guitarists and bassists should check out Power Tab Editor. You need to know a little music theory, but it's a program that allows you to write out tablature and save it as a tab or a midi. I use it all the time and it's awesome.[/FONT]

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[quote name='Clurr'][FONT="Arial"]Despite having suggested this both here and on another forum and letting it die before it even got off the ground, I'm all for it.

I play guitar, bass, and I can work stuff out on a piano. But since I don't have my bass right now, I'm best at guitar.

However, I can't do fast alternate picking or sweep picking as in solos, and I have never been able to get an artificial harmonic out of my guitar. So if we ended up needing some of that stuff, I'm not the right person. I'd be fine with rhythm guitar, though.

I think someone should write a part of a song on whatever instrument they can play and post it up here for the next instrument to be added on. I was considering making a thread for that a long time ago but I never even got around to writing a short melody.

If anyone needs a recording program, google Audacity. Also, guitarists and bassists should check out Power Tab Editor. You need to know a little music theory, but it's a program that allows you to write out tablature and save it as a tab or a midi. I use it all the time and it's awesome.[/FONT][/QUOTE]

[SIZE="1"][COLOR="HotPink"]Yeah..I'll be using Audacity... The quality's not the best (my mic sucks) but it works out in the end. I'll record a drumtrack soon, but we should get some more members first... There's not a limit to people involved in this project, so..[/COLOR][/SIZE]

[SIZE="4"]BUG PEOPLE UNTIL THEY JOIN! [/SIZE]

[SIZE="1"][COLOR="HotPink"]Heckyes! That method will surely work.. Does anyone know of a member that's good at classico-like achoustic bits? And of bassists of course...[/COLOR][/SIZE]

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[color=darkorange]Ugh... Garageband mysteriously uninstalled itself from my comp, so I installed Audacity which is MUCH better already XD. Anywho, I randomly recorded myself singing Godfather's Lollipop by Shabutie. It's not nearly as good as the original, but then again it's my favorite vocal performance ever, so its not easy to live up to. There are some glaring mistakes at one part and another part that I remembered my parents were home and I wouldn't be able to sing the part with a lot of cuss words. You can hear me ****ing up XD. I was quite impressed with myself, though. I think I nailed most of the soft part. Anyway, here's...

[url=http://youtube.com/watch?v=m_uUShQX6dc]The Original[/url]

[url=http://www.mediafire.com/?8rroxdc2xfw]Me Singing[/url]

EDIT: No the kind of drums you were prolly hoping for, but if anyone wants something to go off of...

[url]http://www.mediafire.com/?1xjlwzittib[/url]

EDIT 2: I'm proud of this rendition of Lechium by Dredg as well. I'd really like to find a song in more lower tone, though, since I sing better that way ^^;;

[url]http://www.mediafire.com/?7he4nm3bfmi[/url][/color]

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[quote name='Deus ex Machina'][color=darkorange]Ugh... Garageband mysteriously uninstalled itself from my comp, so I installed Audacity which is MUCH better already XD. Anywho, I randomly recorded myself singing Godfather's Lollipop by Shabutie. It's not nearly as good as the original, but then again it's my favorite vocal performance ever, so its not easy to live up to. There are some glaring mistakes at one part and another part that I remembered my parents were home and I wouldn't be able to sing the part with a lot of cuss words. You can hear me ****ing up XD. I was quite impressed with myself, though. I think I nailed most of the soft part. Anyway, here's...

[url=http://youtube.com/watch?v=m_uUShQX6dc]The Original[/url]

[url=http://www.mediafire.com/?8rroxdc2xfw]Me Singing[/url]

EDIT: No the kind of drums you were prolly hoping for, but if anyone wants something to go off of...

[url]http://www.mediafire.com/?1xjlwzittib[/url]

EDIT 2: I'm proud of this rendition of Lechium by Dredg as well. I'd really like to find a song in more lower tone, though, since I sing better that way ^^;;

[url]http://www.mediafire.com/?7he4nm3bfmi[/url][/color][/QUOTE]

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Haha, you see, you need... to put the wav files to wma files so they won't be so big. My computer won't let me downlaod them...Tis a freezey little bastard indeed. go into windows movie maker, put the song in just as audio, save the movie file, and it 'll come out as just...a song...same song...with less mb. Indeed.

So. After the collecting of members, we will get a myspace. And...I think having IM would be a good choice so that we could use the file transfer on one of the IM services...like AIM, or MSN, Yahoo, etc. to make it faster and easier to give files to each other. :][/COLOR][/SIZE]

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[quote name='Whoa, Mann'][SIZE="1"][COLOR="HotPink"]
Haha, you see, you need... to put the wav files to wma files so they won't be so big. My computer won't let me downlaod them...Tis a freezey little bastard indeed. go into windows movie maker, put the song in just as audio, save the movie file, and it 'll come out as just...a song...same song...with less mb. Indeed.

So. After the collecting of members, we will get a myspace. And...I think having IM would be a good choice so that we could use the file transfer on one of the IM services...like AIM, or MSN, Yahoo, etc. to make it faster and easier to give files to each other. :][/COLOR][/SIZE][/QUOTE]

[COLOR="DarkOrange"]I'm on a mac. An evil, evil mac.[/COLOR]

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[size=1]Eep, I've wanted to do this some time ago, but I don't have really good audio editing material, so I'll have to work with Audacity until I get something better too.

What can I do? Ehm...
- Guitar
- Bass
- Lyrics
- Melodic vocals (A lot - I probably have a Baritone voice)
- Rhytmic vocals
- Beatbox :]

And more, but then I'll need to hi-jack my friend's place... Well, like I said, my recording/editing possibilities are kind of limited (I have a headset mic.), but I can at least write down what I can't record.

Sounds like fun to be involved in this. :x[/size]

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[FONT=Verdana][SIZE=1][COLOR=DimGray]To give everyone a sample of my wares, I threw this little song together last night:

[URL="http://www.mediafire.com/?etoeltjbi5w"]Example Song[/URL]


And after I made that, I thought to myself, "oh, what the hell..."

[URL="http://www.mediafire.com/?4q3hivxgsmk"]Just for fun[/URL]


Enjoy.


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[FONT="Arial"]In a little bit I'll try to record some kind of riff or something so we have something to start with. After I post it, whoever wants to add on to it can claim it and do so.[/FONT]

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[FONT="Arial"]Oh my . D:

Well. I did record something, but it's really really short. I don't think we should start off big or anything, so here;

[url]http://www.mediafire.com/?4bcgnj9tijs[/url]

Um, if details are needed, it's 3/4 time, tuned a half step down (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb, or flat, rather).[/FONT]

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[quote name='Boo'][size=1]Eep, I've wanted to do this some time ago, but I don't have really good audio editing material, so I'll have to work with Audacity until I get something better too.

What can I do? Ehm...
- Guitar
- Bass
- Lyrics
- Melodic vocals (A lot - I probably have a Baritone voice)
- Rhytmic vocals
- Beatbox :]

And more, but then I'll need to hi-jack my friend's place... Well, like I said, my recording/editing possibilities are kind of limited (I have a headset mic.), but I can at least write down what I can't record.

Sounds like fun to be involved in this. :x[/size][/QUOTE]


[SIZE="1"][COLOR="HotPink"]lol I also am using...a headset mic :[, and Audacity. But, the sound hopefully won't be too bad. I'll make a drumtrack soon, after I hear what the strings come up with.

So. Who wants to play bass on the first song? :] And we...must also come up with a name. I say: Knight Shift Gnomes, lol. :D

And also, I'd like Goodbye, Face to join us sooner or later. He needs something to record with, but he'll get something eventually (maybe) and help us out.

How many guitarists should we limit to a song? :D No limit vocal-wise. We'll switch from verse to verse. :] Cause that's how I roll, dawgs. I kind of want long-ish songs, but we'll probably have to gather more members and take baby steps before we get to the long songs, but whatever. We shall make it!

...And...

Did Mr. Maul just say he was [I]in[/I] the Postal Service or he's just relating us to them?[/COLOR][/SIZE]

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[COLOR="77656"]That name is god awful. No offense Mann. And yeah, vocolist, but what about lryics?! Who's going to write, and about what? I'll write if need-be. Or is there just going to be covers? I can't play well, nor do I have the equipment to send my **** over teh net, but I'll write for you guys.[/COLOR]

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[COLOR="DarkOrange"]W00t! That guitar riff is great, so I recorded a bass riff and with the help of my trusty hard drive now you can dl the file with ease! BTW, it will have to be sped up to match Clurr's and there's a bit of reverb ^^;;

[url]http://www.mediafire.com/?5bxm0jz0xxj[/url][/COLOR]

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[quote name='Gunslinger'][COLOR="77656"]That name is god awful. No offense Mann. And yeah, vocolist, but what about lryics?! Who's going to write, and about what? I'll write if need-be. Or is there just going to be covers? I can't play well, nor do I have the equipment to send my **** over teh net, but I'll write for you guys.[/COLOR][/QUOTE]

[SIZE="1"][COLOR="HotPink"]Haha don't worry, Mr. Gunman. And I think the name is one of the best names of the 22nd Century. Heck yes.

I'm working on an outline for a story... About a captain of a ship that has an obsession with space, and always dreamed of going to the moon. I don't know, anyone want to help me think of more?[/COLOR][/SIZE]

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[COLOR="77656"]It's either the file or my comp, but I can't hear jack squat of your bass riff.[/COLOR]

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[quote name='Deus ex Machina'][COLOR="DarkOrange"]W00t! That guitar riff is great, so I recorded a bass riff and with the help of my trusty hard drive now you can dl the file with ease! BTW, it will have to be sped up to match Clurr's and there's a bit of reverb ^^;;

[url]http://www.mediafire.com/?5bxm0jz0xxj[/url][/COLOR][/QUOTE]

[FONT="Arial"]Oh nose, I can't listen to it either because I don't have Windows Movie Maker on this computer. :[

If you open the riff in audacity you can record your part along with it so it matches up and everything, too. :]
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[COLOR="77656"]Whoa, Mann, your story-line needs, dare I say more action? Maybe a sci-fi or fantasy driven elemnt? And maybe a villain who wishes to control the universe, and the Captain's dream is the only way the villain can persue his dream.

Any story help, just call me. And I didn't want to admit it, but the name is badass.[/COLOR]

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[quote name='Clurr'][FONT="Arial"]Oh nose, I can't listen to it either because I don't have Windows Movie Maker on this computer. :[

If you open the riff in audacity you can record your part along with it so it matches up and everything, too. :]
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[COLOR="DarkOrange"]dammit! I'll never figure out how to upload correctly T_T

Anyway, the bass won't match if I do that. because I don't play bass, lol. It took me 4 tries just to play it right when I was recording. [/COLOR]

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[quote name='Deus ex Machina'][COLOR="DarkOrange"]dammit! I'll never figure out how to upload correctly T_T

Anyway, the bass won't match if I do that. because I don't play bass, lol. It took me 4 tries just to play it right when I was recording. [/COLOR][/QUOTE]
[FONT="Arial"]
Well...you should record the bass in audacity however you can and save it as an mp3...

If you're running a Mac how in the world did you make a Windows Movie Maker file? xD[/FONT]

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