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One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

VST, AU, etc. plug-in Virtual Instruments discussion

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KVRist
 
154 posts since 18 Jul, 2011
    

Postby chilledpanda; Fri May 02, 2014 6:11 pm Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

caonoize wrote:Still, I think that music is an art, and I will not be so trivially dismissed, nor will I be silent when people treat composition so shabbily.


Shame you didn't pay the same undivided attention to a simple cutting & pasting of quotes with the correct person, as you want other's to do with composition. Imo sounds like a poor justification to note vote because you was too lazy to do so.
Since there are various level and capabilities of the people entering and trying to improve themselves seems a bit poor of you deeming them not worthy of you actually listening or scoring.
Maybe better you would be better off practising cut & paste in your ivory tower than belittling peoples efforts.
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KVRist
 
256 posts since 5 Mar, 2011, from Austria
 

Postby photonic; Wed May 07, 2014 6:43 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

Today, I got bad news :cry:

Next week, we’ll be turning off the option to go back to Classic SoundCloud.

I feared, that this will happen some day. So far as I can see, we cannot answer to the comments on the new SC, or, if answered, we cannot see the answers in the comments. This would end the conversation. :x
soundcloud.com/photonic-1
KVRian
 
560 posts since 28 Sep, 2011
 

Postby z.prime; Wed May 07, 2014 7:13 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

photonic wrote:Today, I got bad news :cry:

Next week, we’ll be turning off the option to go back to Classic SoundCloud.

I feared, that this will happen some day. So far as I can see, we cannot answer to the comments on the new SC, or, if answered, we cannot see the answers in the comments. This would end the conversation. :x

Yeah, very true about the usefulness of comments & replies. I'm probably going to be working on a new player soon (maybe to be used for OSC voting) and try to find out a way to make comment threads on SC tracks work nicely. Can't guarantee that I'll succeed, though; have another important project with a timeline that I need to work on. :)
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KVRist
 
116 posts since 1 May, 2014, from SW Wisconsin
 

Postby artao; Sat May 10, 2014 1:47 pm Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

caonoize wrote:If the song is lousy, one doesn't have a case. A four note ostinato with timbral shifts is not a song, it's a waste of not only my time but everyone else's as well.


Then give it a 1 and move on. :phones:
KVRian
 
560 posts since 28 Sep, 2011
 

Postby z.prime; Sat May 10, 2014 2:15 pm Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

New synth suggestion. And it's cross-platform Mac/PC I think (would have to check on this with the developer):

INVADR_WAVE: http://invadrsoft.co.uk/

:)
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KVRist
 
169 posts since 14 Jun, 2011, from Earth
 

Postby ccDuckett; Sat May 10, 2014 2:39 pm Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

Not that my $0.02 matters much, since I've yet to manage getting anything
done in time to enter an OSC yet-
that being said, I find the OSCs very valuable for the improvements in sound design, composition, production and general turn-around time that I've gained as a simple result of taking a crack at each one; there's been a high bar set by the winning and regular entrants to these; and although I figure a fair amount have more time/experience than I do with addressing the issues an OSC raises with its constraints,
it's a great opportunity for anyone to shrink their ego and try to sharpen their skills;
no quicker way to find out where your weak points are, than to take any of what you
might consider the best OSC entries, and equal or best them.

tl:dr The OSC is valuable simply for the learning opportunity it presents, even if
one has never entered one.
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KVRist
 
96 posts since 17 Dec, 2013, from The Netherlands
 

Postby ThePresent; Sun May 11, 2014 7:13 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

ccDuckett wrote:...
it's a great opportunity for anyone to shrink their ego and try to sharpen their skills;
no quicker way to find out where your weak points are, than to take any of what you
might consider the best OSC entries, and equal or best them.

tl:dr The OSC is valuable simply for the learning opportunity it presents, even if
one has never entered one.


+1 :tu:. Couldn't agree more, well said.
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KVRAF
 
3910 posts since 15 Dec, 2009
 

Postby V'ger; Wed May 14, 2014 1:13 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

Note:

Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge and Bjporter will take over so direct all inquiries to him from now on.

It's been fun and satisfying to see both the competition and people grow here, but as I don't enter anymore and have growing family obligations and an able admin replacement it's as good time as any to bow out.

Big thanks to KVR (Ben) for letting us have prime position with stickies in the main forum for all these years, I hope it can continue. :tu:

Cheers all! :hug:
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KVRian
 
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Postby idfpower; Wed May 14, 2014 1:36 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

V'ger wrote:Note:

Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge and Bjporter will take over so direct all inquiries to him from now on.

It's been fun and satisfying to see both the competition and people grow here, but as I don't enter anymore and have growing family obligations and an able admin replacement it's as good time as any to bow out.

Big thanks to KVR (Ben) for letting us have prime position with stickies in the main forum for all these years, I hope it can continue. :tu:

Cheers all! :hug:



Aw, sad news :( But I totally understand...

Take care & all the best to all your future endeavours :clap:
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KVRist
 
256 posts since 5 Mar, 2011, from Austria
 

Postby photonic; Wed May 14, 2014 2:48 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

V'ger wrote:Note:

Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge ...

Cheers all! :hug:


All I can say is thank you very much for all your work you put into OSC. :clap:
And it is good to see that the OSC contiues, put into good hands. :tu:

All the best for your future! :hug:
soundcloud.com/photonic-1
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KVRist
 
193 posts since 31 Jul, 2013, from Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    

Postby animehaus; Wed May 14, 2014 2:58 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

V'ger wrote:Note:

Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge and Bjporter will take over so direct all inquiries to him from now on.

It's been fun and satisfying to see both the competition and people grow here, but as I don't enter anymore and have growing family obligations and an able admin replacement it's as good time as any to bow out.

Big thanks to KVR (Ben) for letting us have prime position with stickies in the main forum for all these years, I hope it can continue. :tu:

Cheers all! :hug:

That's been kinda unexpected. :o

But as idfpower has just said, it's totally understandable. Things in real life tend to become more complicated as time goes by, and sometimes we have to make (hard) choices here and there.

I'm still kinda new here, but everytime I needed to ask or discuss about something with you or BJ via PM, both of you offered a prompt, superb support. :clap:

Thanks a lot for everything, and all the best! :hug:

And to BJporter: good luck, man! :tu:
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KVRian
 
1469 posts since 22 Aug, 2006, from New York
    

Postby satYatunes; Wed May 14, 2014 6:28 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

V'ger wrote:Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge and Bjporter will take over so direct all inquiries to him from now on.


Good luck with your future endeavors and thank you very much for all the work you did for OSC.

Good luck, Bjporter.
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KVRist
 
462 posts since 6 Nov, 2011, from The Netherlands

Postby solidtrax; Wed May 14, 2014 6:51 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

V'ger wrote:Note:

Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge and Bjporter will take over so direct all inquiries to him from now on.
[..]


Wow, didn't see that one coming! Thank you so much for all your effort making the KVR OSC what it is today! You have done an amazing job and I sincerely hope that you will stay a regular visitor in the KVR OSC threads!

:clap: :clap:
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KVRist
 
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Postby psmacmur; Wed May 14, 2014 6:56 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

V'ger wrote:Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge and Bjporter will take over so direct all inquiries to him from now on.


As another relative n00b, I have to say you're leaving behind a wonderful legacy. The OSC itself, the community around it, and of course all the wonderful music it's generated. All the best with your family and everything, and hope to see you lurking around here from time to time with your sage advice!
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KVRist
 
354 posts since 23 Mar, 2011, from Schwerte, Germany
  

Postby RuediRena; Thu May 15, 2014 8:01 am Re: One-Synth-Challenge: General discussion thread

photonic wrote:
V'ger wrote:Note:

Just to announce I'm quitting as admin of One-Synth-Challenge ...

Cheers all! :hug:


All I can say is thank you very much for all your work you put into OSC. :clap:
And it is good to see that the OSC contiues, put into good hands. :tu:

All the best for your future! :hug:


I couldn't have said it any better.

All the best for you and your family from Ruedi :hug:
(gradually evolving into a rare guest around here myself)
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