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Doug Lauber's Blog – August 2011 Archive (4)

Getting Close to Finishing 'Road Trip'

A few days ago I finished tracking, which means all of the instruments have been recorded. Now I'm tweaking each individual track. Each part might have anywhere from 1 to 4 tracks. For example a mono guitar part might require a separate track just for reverb or delay. Or another version of the track might be heavily compressed and then mixed with the original track for fullness. I've finished the lead vocal tracks, except for reverb. I've finished the bass track which… Continue

Added by Doug Lauber on August 26, 2011 at 6:11pm — 1 Comment

'Road Trip'

Today's task at my DAW: fill out the center instrumental break section, by adding vibes to the existing tracks- (bass, drums, a few lead guitar fills, and Rhodes elec piano). The section is not very long, but as usual, it took multiple takes and quite a lot of improvisation to come up with some appropriate/usable riffs. The vibes are now done for this section, so after dinner I'll adjust the timing to make sure it isn't too sloppy. So far, the tune has a kewl vibe.… Continue

Added by Doug Lauber on August 21, 2011 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Musical To Do List

'July Tides':

add vibraphone samples

add additional guitar tracks

add bell accents 

yesterday I added some vibes to the opening section, along with some oboe samples from my Roland M-OC1 external module. -sounds good!

'Road…

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Added by Doug Lauber on August 16, 2011 at 3:43pm — 3 Comments

New Samples! Vibes...

In the near future I'll be testing my new sample library from Acousticsamples.

http://www.acousticsamples.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_id=13

Looking forward to using these vibraphone samples in my recent recordings that are in the works...

Added by Doug Lauber on August 11, 2011 at 10:43pm — No Comments

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