Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"No, you are not wrong when it's assumed that the filmmaker, composer etc has someone or an entity that is financially backing the project. I am speaking from someone in the position that has to do it alone. I can't sit on my hands and not do what I…"
May 15, 2014
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"You seem to be getting the musicians, those that make a live performance possible, confused with the audience. 
Think of it as a filmmaker paying his actors to act in his/her movie. 
Furthermore, since I originally posted this question, I have…"
May 15, 2014
Phillip Lovgren replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"I see nothing wrong with this approach if you're filthy rich.

R. O S E B UUUUDDDDD."
May 14, 2014
chris replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion The Walk
"The sounds production is great and i really dig the mix of drums and strings.  I could see this growing into a full symphonic piece, kind of like "All Rise" by Wynton Marsalis"
Oct 6, 2013
Tyler Hughes replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion The Walk
"Its nice, but a little stagnate. It needed more harmonic variety beyond the two chords. It was mixed well and has potential but needs further development. "
Oct 1, 2013
Greg Brus replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"Recording a symphonic orchestra with a microphone and a laptop seems pretty difficult.

Christopher Shaver said:
For me, finding competent musicians has always been the issue.


You mean competent musicians willing to work for free, don't you? I can…"
Aug 30, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"You guys on this site are deep.  Alton D. Terry said:
No, I didn't mean that at all. My "pretty penny" statement was referring to affording either the studio recording costs or the equipment/quiet location. "
Aug 29, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"No, I didn't mean that at all. My "pretty penny" statement was referring to affording either the studio recording costs or the equipment/quiet location. "
Aug 29, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"Yeah, I know but I was addressing your first response, "You've got it backwards man, you're supposed to be getting paid for it."  I thought that maybe you had information about something that would help with exactly that. Going to a studio or…"
Aug 29, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"Man, could you just spit it out and tell me what you have in mind, please? Pretty please? "
Aug 29, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"I understand what you're saying and while I totally agree, I can't honestly  fathom being signed by an organization. It isn't that I'm disinterested in the idea, but I've been told that my sound isn't very marketable so we do everything on our own…"
Aug 29, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"What does it mean, "There's plenty of weird strong attacks that slice the phrasing completely"? Greg Brus said:
There's plenty of weird strong attacks that slice the phrasing completely. It can happen every now and then but you need a deep…"
Aug 27, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"I have 8 musicians that play all of my music live, 2 of them are violists. I love the sound of the instrument, so I practice it with one of them from time to time. I understand it and am learning it, which is why I want to improve the sound. I know…"
Aug 27, 2013
Greg Brus replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"There's plenty of weird strong attacks that slice the phrasing completely. It can happen every now and then but you need a deep understanding of the instrument to make it work convincingly. Heck, understanding won't cover it, you need to play the…"
Aug 27, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"well, the responses that I received were very different from the other, but neither had much to do with my question; I just figured that was the best I was going to get. Anyway, I am using LASS via Cubase and I don't really know much mixing but I…"
Aug 27, 2013
Alton D. Terry replied to Alton D. Terry's discussion A little help, please.
"thank you all for your help. "
Aug 27, 2013
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  • I too enjoyed you song "Morning Breath". 

    You have good ideas about the video game too.  :)

  • I really enjoyed Morning Breath. It's well-balanced and unique. It kept my interest and all of the changes felt natural, sincere. Thanks for posting it!
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