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How to choose the BGM for WebCM and YouTuber Video.

I had a dinner meeting with a video maker whom I had worked with the other day. We talked about the way of the choosing BGM of advertising Video. I hope it will help not only the music composer, but also video maker.

The way to know the low frequency response of your room

2017/05/15   -Music Production

When you are making a bass part, you will have the situation where a certain pitch is large and another certain is small.

Simple and Useful, Human Whistle by Massive

Around 1 years before, I found this setting of Massive at somewhere in Internet. I don’t remember it was whether preset of itself or article to make it. But I cannot find this anywhere in internet at this time. So I will hand down it.

Want to sound more upfront? New York Compression might be the solution.

2017/05/05   -Music Production

This might be popular among the mixing engineers, I write about technique of making the sound of drums.

3 References in Song Making

2017/04/30   -Music Production

Today I write about “Reference” in the composing and mixing music.

How to reduce your composing time with AutoKeyboard

When you select the sample from the huge sample pack, it sometimes takes more time than you make it by yourself. I found amazing software in that case. Sorry it’s only for Mac.

No watching display in DAW composing helps your appropriate decision.

2017/04/28   -Music Production

Of course, everyone who makes music by DAW in the computer are supposed to watch the display while making. Today I write the amazing effect of avoiding to watch the display.

4 YouTubeCMs that are good at using BGM (April 2017)

2017/04/23   -Music Production

I frequently watch the YouTubeCMs deliberately, because getting reference from my clients or my own research. I pick up some videos that have good BGM using way and help our making videos as the reference. Express Your life, your dress code. Mostly BGM of YoutubeCMs will start sounds at a stretch. Then you can attract the attention by using less sounds on the beginning. On this Video, it’s a cool point that the vocal won’t come until 45secounds in the only 1min length. It is wonderful the way to match at the ending where the synths are coming abruptly on …

Automation boosts your mix quality drastically.

2017/04/19   -Music Production

If you feel it’s not good enough after hard worked mix, it might because you didn’t make automations correctly. Sponsored Links Firstly, what is “Automation” in DAW music. It’s the recordings the change of volumes, pan and values of plugin on each track. Now a day, there is no software that can not automate. In other words, that means that automation is one of the things we have to do. The function that you are not using in general software are often showing what is missing for you. Whether automation is done well not affects the quality of the song from the various …

Conception from Chance Operation, “iTunes composition method”

2017/04/18   -Music Production

Experimental music and ambient music people will know the chance operation. The iTunes composition method is developed (by me) as a way of making of ideas in normal composition. Sponsored Links First of all, about chance operation. Also known as, chance music or aleatoric music. This is the current of contemporary music developed by John Cage, is the thinking way that composition positively includes the elements which happen by chance. Of course, although I think I can write the long article about this, but today I want to write about the more general composition method which is oriented by chance …

A/B test eliminates waste of your mixing time

2017/04/16   -Music Production

When you are tweaking the synths, EQ or compressor, in music making quite important thing is A/B testing. Sponsored Links A/B test is the working method which is always going while comparing between the current status and before status. There is a Kick drum here. You use EQ then put compressor. And you could make a super cool heavy Kick. Then you would be happy about it then. However, as your work progress, you start to feel dissatisfaction about your Kick. Then you make the sound of Kick again, and you notice that the elementary sound of Kick is much …


My way of using AI mastering service “LANDR”

2017/04/15   -Music Production

LANDR is an auto mastering service by AI. I would write my own strange way of using it. Firstly, LANDR is an innovative service which offers you to mastering your tracks by AI and deep learning system. Although I registered 2 years ago (Mar.2015), I have left it until recently. Because I didn’t have a good impression at that time after using a few times. Sponsored Links But the time has passed since then, Now many musicians seem to affirm it. Recently I also use it frequently. Although of course, some type of music is cut out for but others are not, but sometimes I really surprised at …

The way to avoid your mix sounds muffled.

2017/04/09   -Music Production

Like I wrote before, only in high frequency, simple EQ using for the master track works well. It’s often better than tweaking each single track. But in the middle and low, it’s totally different. Sponsored Links I wrote here about the things to do when you feel your mix muffled and muddy. In the process of adding tracks, sounds sometimes go indistinct . If the extreme words, it sounds like you are listening the sound in the water. In that case, the problem might be in the middle and low frequency range. It’s supposed to be about from 100hz to 300hz.   …

Mixing and mastering louder!

2017/04/08   -Stock Music, Music Production

Now my track “Emotional Dubstep” is on sale at AudioStock. This is match for the product promotion or company video. Right now, you can purchase on the AusioStock web site at 2160 JPY(≒ $20) for your various project. For the video which don’t have voiceover, I add much loudness and information content. Basic chord progression is C B7 G G/B. Yes it looks very Japan. On This post, I focus on loudness of the track. Especially this type of music is really on the war of the loudness. It was tough to make enough loudness to match with similar type …

Basic sound making like Flume on Massive

Recently, I knew a Japanese poplar band Suiyobi no Kanpanera.  They was making very interesting synthesizer sound in their new album “SUPERMAN”. I write the basic way to making this type of sound by Native Instruments Massive. In track below that sound come from 1:15. Same type of sounds are used on these tracks. As basic thinking way, I want to move the nob of cutoff of filter periodically by LFO. And I wanna tweak or record that LFO. Firstly, Make some chord in sequencer beforehand.(This example is on Logic Pro) Let’s select the sound from preset, which is seems like …


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