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Drop (1 Synth Challenge) Redux



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I was curious to see whether the initial recording (which didn't allow for any extra plugins or processing) could be "improved" with additional processing. This is the original track with the original instances of TAL Noisemaker on all tracks, but with additional processing on each track. I added various compression, reverb, chorus, phasing, imaging, exciter etc. plugins as I thought made sense and then some mastering (Ozone) on the master track.

I think it makes a huge difference compared to the original (http://macjams.com/song/69025). Opinions?
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Uploaded: Jul 25, 2011 - 05:18:57 PM
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2011 - 03:39:36 PM Last Played: Mar 27, 2017 - 09:11:50 AM
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Logic, TAL Noisemaker, lots of processing plugins
magnatone said 2104 days ago (July 25th, 2011)
geez graham, this is fabulous!!! i think "huger difference" is an understatement - i love this!
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RichardSchletty said 2104 days ago (July 25th, 2011)

Evolution on steroids!
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Skean said 2104 days ago (July 26th, 2011)
Sir, Graham
You're a pro at this, a real synth master, kudos.
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Corporal Beef said 2102 days ago (July 27th, 2011)
Super interesting sounds you created, and I love the dynamics. Your production on this sounds great on my KRKs. Thanks for posting.
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PaulaMunk said 2101 days ago (July 28th, 2011)
Who cares
where the inspiration come from? Oh, wow! Thanks.
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VicDiesel said 2100 days ago (July 29th, 2011)
No kidding
Yes, from the very first note this sounds gloriously better than the initial version. Even more of a pleasure to listen to.
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Bubowski said 2100 days ago (July 29th, 2011)
TAL Improvements
I think it definitely improves the way TAL sounds. More clarity and punch. Thanks for dropping by for a listen.
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egobandit said 2100 days ago (July 29th, 2011)
Its like
Building a skyscraper it rises and rises, the swells are like great waves washing over a beautiful landscape, the end is my favorite like taking off in the millennium falcon
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Ed Hannifin said 2091 days ago (August 7th, 2011)
Some whompin' kind of impact there...
And right from the first moments... Really brings out subtleties in the synth textures, and gives the track a dynamic feel....

It's neat hearing the different lines interacting, sort of left-right and almost up-down all through this... It ends up feeling like a piece of music with DIMENSIONS.... Sounds terrific, Graham...
mvh9591 said 2088 days ago (August 10th, 2011)
Sounds great Graham - Amazing what you can do with one synth.

Enjoyed - Thanks for sharing,

mvh : )
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richard13 said 2024 days ago (October 14th, 2011)
A terrific reworking Graham
Not only are there interesting sounds and textures here but you've finessed them in a variety of ways which emphasizes each in its own appropriate way. Not that there couldn't have been different choices but you seem to have chosen the right process for each track to make an interesting, cohesive and ultimately exciting piece of music. Nice.
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