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DrApostropheX
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Postby DrApostropheX; Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:08 am April Contest: Gossip

It's time to start thinking about next month's contest! I was thinking of something super duper "formal" for next month. Maybe a symmetrical rondo (e.g. ABACABA) or something similar, unless anyone (Donkey :hihi: ) had any other ideas!
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donkey tugger
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Postby donkey tugger; Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:23 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

DrApostropheX wrote:It's time to start thinking about next month's contest! I was thinking of something super duper "formal" for next month. Maybe a symmetrical rondo (e.g. ABACABA) or something similar, unless anyone (Donkey :hihi: ) had any other ideas!


GGGDGGCD
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Postby donkey tugger; Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:30 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

3/4 time. I've not almost finished writing something in 3/4. You can trust me, honest.
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skipscada
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Postby skipscada; Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:41 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

8 bar loop. Apparently that's the most popular genre on KVR.
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donkey tugger
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Postby donkey tugger; Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:42 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

skipscada wrote:8 bar loop.


In 3/4..
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folderol
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Postby folderol; Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:11 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

How about combining three past themes into one:

A round
5
Different instruments

So, A round with five parts, each being played with a different instrument.
E.g. Soft-synth, guitar, sample player, voice, harmonica
It wasn't me! (well, actually, it probably was)
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Laguna Rising
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Postby Laguna Rising; Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:04 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

Hellfog
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Postby Hellfog; Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:22 pm Re: April Contest: Gossip

Do a cover of something cool song.

or

Do your own Yngwie Malmsteen song
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donkey tugger
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Postby donkey tugger; Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:34 pm Re: April Contest: Gossip

Hellfog wrote:
Do your own Yngwie Malmsteen song


Okay, finished that one;

http://www.bennyleeds7.myfreeola.uk/yjm.mp3

Is it May yet? :hihi:
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Postby Hellfog; Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:44 pm Re: April Contest: Gossip

donkey tugger wrote:
Hellfog wrote:
Do your own Yngwie Malmsteen song


Okay, finished that one;

http://www.bennyleeds7.myfreeola.uk/yjm.mp3

Is it May yet? :hihi:



:lol:
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Laguna Rising
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Postby Laguna Rising; Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:18 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

donkey tugger wrote:
Hellfog wrote:
Do your own Yngwie Malmsteen song


Okay, finished that one;

http://www.bennyleeds7.myfreeola.uk/yjm.mp3

Is it May yet? :hihi:


Oh, I can play that even faster >
http://www.laguna-rising.com/music/yjm2.mp3

:hihi:
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donkey tugger
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Postby donkey tugger; Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:36 am Re: April Contest: Gossip

Laguna Rising wrote:
donkey tugger wrote:
Hellfog wrote:
Do your own Yngwie Malmsteen song


Okay, finished that one;

http://www.bennyleeds7.myfreeola.uk/yjm.mp3

Is it May yet? :hihi:


Oh, I can play that even faster >
http://www.laguna-rising.com/music/yjm2.mp3

:hihi:


:lol: :lol: :lol:
Compyfox
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Postby Compyfox; Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:59 pm Re: April Contest: Gossip

How about a collaboration with the Mix Challenge community?

The plan for April is the theme "Spring", and genre is "free to select".

However, the "Songwriting Competition" (SWC) over on mix-challenge.com runs for 24 days and not 27 days as the Music Cafe Songwriting Competition (MCSC) does here on KVR. Else, the rules are just as simple, and it is actually mandatory to give feedback to each other during the voting process (else - disqualification).


Here is the (planned) intro text that will set the tone of the game
This month we're celebrating "The Start of Spring". All negatives aside (like allergies, and part of the globe still observing winter), no more snow, finally more hours of sun and beautiful colors everywhere. So why not turn this uplifting feeling into music?

Create a production in whatever genre you feel like. Maybe even turn your usual work on it's head and go a complete different direction you'd usually go for. But most important - be creative and have fun!




What do you say?
One production, but be able to submit to two places and even get a chance to win something in the process.

In fact, the theme and genre for the May 2018 SWC will be announced on 1st April at mix-challenge.com, so you can get ready for a release in time. Our communities could collaborate more than once - if you want to. In fact, I'd definitely look forward to that. :tu:
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wagtunes
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Postby wagtunes; Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:27 am Re: April Contest: Submissions "Spring" / Free style

Hi Victor:

I'm actually considering entering this contest (will be my first one). I am a little fuzzy on the tagging section of the rules. Do you mean the MP3 itself has to be tagged in the details section? I'm not sure there are even enough fields to do that.

A clarification on tagging for us first timers would really be helpful. An example would be even better.

Oh, one other thing. When you say must be created with audio plugins or software studio, are those the actual names of the software? Because I don't own any of them. I use Cubase 7 and various VSTs.
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donkey tugger
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Postby donkey tugger; Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:46 am Re: April Contest: Submissions "Spring" / Free style

wagtunes wrote:Hi Victor:

I'm actually considering entering this contest (will be my first one). I am a little fuzzy on the tagging section of the rules. Do you mean the MP3 itself has to be tagged in the details section? I'm not sure there are even enough fields to do that.

A clarification on tagging for us first timers would really be helpful. An example would be even better.

Oh, one other thing. When you say must be created with audio plugins or software studio, are those the actual names of the software? Because I don't own any of them. I use Cubase 7 and various VSTs.


The tagging is just so the name and artist comes up on playlists etc. I do it in audacity when exporting like so....

tag.JPG


But there are loads of programs (free) where you can amend mp3 tags afterwards. I'm sure others will recommend the good ones.

I think you're taking the other bit a bit literally! It's just a list of stuff you used, like in the previous contest here;

http://www.kvraudio.com/forum/viewtopic ... 4&t=500847
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