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Easy way to make music?
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Easy way to make music?

I am very musically illiterate and I really need to generate original decent background music, and I don't have time to learn.

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Easy way to make music?

Plagiarism.
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Easy way to make music?

What kind of music do you need and how soon? I can make music, but I have a bunch of other stuff to do as well...

I also don't mind if you use mine:
https://soundcloud.com/soulriser

FL Studio can 'generate' music as well. Get it somewhere and just watch a tutorial on how to use the Riff Machine. It's like, just push a button, and it makes a melody for you.

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RE: Easy way to make music?

(07-08-2014 02:18 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  What kind of music do you need and how soon? I can make music, but I have a bunch of other stuff to do as well...

I also don't mind if you use mine:
https://soundcloud.com/soulriser

FL Studio can 'generate' music as well. Get it somewhere and just watch a tutorial on how to use the Riff Machine. It's like, just push a button, and it makes a melody for you.
Thanks!
I just need some background music for the videogame I'm making. I plan on releasing it commercially, but it will be a few years from now.

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RE: Easy way to make music?

How about http://www.incompetech.com?

I know everyone uses it for youtube and stuff, but primarily because the music is actually good. And you can use it commercially.

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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Easy way to make music?

Soundcloud is becoming a bitch with copyright lately
Try something like mixcrate or mixcloud for uploading

For producing there are so many DAW's out there. The main ones are FL Studio and Ableton Live. There's also Reason and a few others plus some software from Apple but eh.

In your case I'd recommend FL Studio.

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RE: Easy way to make music?

You got any rocks and sticks in your backyard? Gather them shits together. Go to Walmart and buy the cheapest usb microphone you can find. You won't spend much. You can record through your computer. Bang them rocks and sticks together in a somewhat rhythmic manner, or not if you're trying to make something more experimental.

Or, if that doesn't float your boat you can always pirate Ableton. I have a very tech unsavvy friend who swears by it, so I doubt it's particularly challenging to use. FL Studio is very easy to use too though, so if you get the chance you should check them out and see what works out best for you.

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Easy way to make music?

if you want to do it electronically, i would highly recommend a program called acid. there are free loops for it you can download on the internet and it's pretty easy to use
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RE: Easy way to make music?

(09-28-2014 10:36 PM)sundayvenom Wrote:  i would highly recommend a drug called acid.
...it's pretty easy to use

ok den
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