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Too much EQ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Smith Oct 8. 3 Replies

I have finished my third symphony and it can be heard on soundcloud. I will submit it to Spotify and other places soon.  I’d like to hear your thoughts though on the sound, befor submitting the…Continue

How do you get performed?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gav Brown Oct 5. 5 Replies

Hi guys. It's been quite a while since I was in here. I have a problem I'd like to discuss with you. It's the problem of how on earth do you get your music performed? I've had my symphonic suite Joy…Continue

Celebrating the forum restart

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gav Brown Nov 10, 2017. 4 Replies

Great to see this forum getting another start! To celebrate that I’d thought I post my latest string quartet. Here’s the first movement.Continue

String Quartet no 3 - movement 3

Started May 20, 2017 0 Replies

And here's number three. To get some interesting movement in the slow intro was the big challenge here. I¨m not used to writing slow stuff.Continue

 

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Timothy Smith replied to Lennart Östman's discussion Too much EQ?
"Not familiar with that program. Interesting to hear how your worked through this and still came through with an excellent outcome. It's easy to double think ourselves in terms of the mix, at least for me, this is something I constantly do."
Oct 8
Lennart Östman replied to Lennart Östman's discussion Too much EQ?
"Good to hear. I’m asking because I hade done what the guys at Wallander Instruments warn you not to do. I had upgraded to a new version of NotePerformer in the middle of a project! My thought was to just redo the recordings of all movements in…"
Oct 8
Timothy Smith replied to Lennart Östman's discussion Too much EQ?
"I think both track and mastering are excellent! This must represent a lot of work.  I tend to favor a sharper mix ie a little air in the 5khz range. I always figure the listener can roll it off with their tone control if it isn't…"
Oct 8
Lennart Östman posted a discussion

Too much EQ?

I have finished my third symphony and it can be heard on soundcloud. I will submit it to Spotify and other places soon.  I’d like to hear your thoughts though on the sound, befor submitting the music. Do you think the mixing and mastering works?This is the fourth movement, out of five.https://soundcloud.com/lennartostman/symphony-no-3-movement-4See More
Oct 8
Gav Brown replied to Lennart Östman's discussion How do you get performed?
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Oct 5
Charles Holt replied to Lennart Östman's discussion How do you get performed?
"I believe this person's intentions to be dishonest."
Oct 5
Lennart Östman replied to Lennart Östman's discussion How do you get performed?
"Thanks Charles! Good advice all of it. The trick then is to find an orchestra that is good enough to make the music some kind of justice. As of funding a string quartet myself, that would be quite motivated to make a recording, but not to get a…"
Oct 3
Charles Holt replied to Lennart Östman's discussion How do you get performed?
"The trouble is that bad/local orchestras tend to be the ones most likely to accept new repertoire or spend time in rehearsals on it. They will be mainly volunteers with perhaps a couple of principles and conductor of higher repute and will probably…"
Oct 2

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At 2:42pm on January 26, 2012, Mohammed Asghar said…

Hi Lennart thanx for your comment, I'm Listening to The Deep right now it the chord progression is simply beautiful it reminds me very much of some songs of Vangalis 

At 8:50pm on August 24, 2011, Paulo cesar Maia de Aguiar (Br) said…
Amazing works
At 1:11pm on August 8, 2011, Ann Rodela said…
Hi Lennart.  Your latest song rocks! Your photos are really very beautiful. :)
At 8:20pm on July 6, 2011, Rowan Galagher said…

Hi Lennart,

thank you for listening to my music and for your kind words. I'm glad you like what I do. I've been told I remind people of David Sylvian before but I've never heard him. I should check him out. I'm really enjoying your music at the moment. Really unique and captivating. Keep up the great work! :)

Take care,

Rowan

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At 9:55am on July 4, 2011, Mike Leghorn said…
Hi Lennart, thanks for your kind feedback. I like your music too!
At 3:26am on April 9, 2011, Ryan Chapman said…

Hey Lennart,

 

I appreciate your comments.  Walking Nights and Christ He Loves You are some of my favorite of yours.  I think you would find much inspiration from Michael Talbot.  Celestial Ballet was written to describe the majestic nature of the world we live on and the insignificance of us compared to the One who created.  Many blessings and continued growth in your writing.

 

Ryan

At 9:01am on March 21, 2011, Jurgen Beck said…
Thanks for your comments, Lennart! Looking forward to reading your status updates!
At 1:29am on February 26, 2011, Don Kim said…

Hi Lennart,

Thank you for the nice comment!  Regarding how I learned arranging, I wish I had a good answer.  I don't even know if I "know" arranging, but I'm glad somebody out there thinks so.  :)  But honestly, I really don't know how to answer that question.  I did study a bit of theory, but for the most part I guess I compose by "feel", for better or for worse.  Like everyone here, I'm sure, I've listened to a lot of music, so that has certainly helped internalize a lot of common musical concepts.  I do wish I could study more about music theory, arranging, and orchestration, but there never seems to be enough time.  But I try to learn where I can.

I've listened to your music and it sounds quite good.  So for what it's worth, I think your hard work is paying off.

Welcome to the forum!

Don

At 5:45pm on February 23, 2011, Michael T said…

Thank you Lennart. Yes the EP Think Again and the single Petwhac is available on iTunes, here's the link-

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/mt-hedz/id347869751

We are in the process of recording new tracks which may be added at a later date.

Good luck to you.

Mike

 

 

At 5:20pm on February 21, 2011, Anthony Berlin said…
Thanks man! :) I loved "Pigs of the farm" and "Walking Nights"! The latter was very soothing indeed. The former was awesome! :D It sounded like one of the happier Blackmores Night songs! :) Kudos!

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A logical step

Posted on January 2, 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments

I have moved from Grageband to Logic Pro 9 and I expect it to make a huge impact on my music. Now I have really professional equipment and NO EXCUSES! Right now I'm in the process of programming my own sounds on all the great synths. I will then remaster some old stuff and start working on new songs. I'm having fun! I'll be back as soon as I have something to show : )

Two new songs

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 5:41pm 0 Comments

I've added two new songs in my player. A piece for harpsichord and trumpet, called "Fly by Faith" and a piece for a bouncy of synths and a oboe, called "The Warmth of Your Smile". Go check them out!

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Web, Multimedia, Small Ensemble, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Baroque and classical. Mainly Mozart and Jean Phillipe Ramaeu
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Sweden
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
I started out writing electronic songs, in the eighties, and have later moved into orchestral stuff. Today I work with Sibelius and Logic Pro X. I also use a variety of iPad apps. Melody is central in my compositions. For me breaking with the old school is not about writing avant-garde stuff, but about using a modern tone language with old school techniques. And with modern tone language I mean mixing in rock, pop and folk music influences.
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www.spaghettitrain.org
 
 
 

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