After long last, I’ve finally updated my series on performing electronic music on a tight budget! This time I discuss sound options, including sound cards.
I’ve had a few folks ask how I perform live shows, or how they might begin to do the same thing. I’ve decided to create a tutorial series on how folks might go about pursuing the particular method I use while keeping costs low! Enter… BUDGET CONTROLLERISM! I intend to […]
Today, Version 3.0 of Hatsune Miku is now available to international audiences— on Windows AND OSX, marking the first time Vocaloid Software has been readily accessible on the latter platform. North and South American fans can buy it here. English-speaking fans have been clamoring for this update (mostly for the […]
http://eurobeatunion.blog.fc2.com/ Ever wanted to see a Eurobeat song broken down into understandable pieces? Take a look at JUST the pictures and Soundcloud portions alone, and you can get a damned good idea of what goes into a high-quality Eurobeat song, from how some instruments should sound to how you’d plunk […]
[This is being reposted from my all-too-frequently-updated Tumblr, odysseyeurobeat.tumblr.com, when it really REALLY belongs here as well.] aka “Odyssey throws his hat into the ‘Digital DJing vs Vinyl” ring. I was thinking about live performances recently, about this notion of straightforward Controllerism (such as using a Launchpad or MIDI Fighter) […]
Oh put your bloody pitchforks and torches away. I’m not suggesting that Eurobeat should become more like Dubstep for the rest of its days (or even vice versa… though I doubt an experiment would go unappreciated). And no, I’m not out to taint your “old-school-only” mentalities by comparing Eurobeat to […]
How does one learn to appreciate some of the most unique Eurobeat on the market without causing their eardrums to bleed? This is meant as more of a guide for the intermediate Eurobeat fan who’s ready for more than just Avex’s “top 50″ Eurobeat releases on iTunes or Amazon or whatever.
For you aspiring Eurobeat producers that have been looking for juuuuust the right sound, THE WAIT IS OVER!!! http://store.payloadz.com/details/1006196-other-files-everything-else-eurobeat-soundkit.html Laurent “Newfield” Gelmetti is selling individual parts of the standard Eurobeat soundworld, including the ever-elusive SYNTH BRASS from the JD800! With these, you can be SURE what you’re making sounds like […]
Eurobeat has an unusual dual nature in terms of its existence as a variety of popular music; whereas most modern music employs only one variety of chorus, Eurobeat is dependent on two. As creators of such a genre, we should do very well to explore and learn how to utilize the different varieties of sabis available to a creator.
Alright. I can imagine that some people think I’m a singer from Italy who’s doing some rock side-project and this Eurobeat thing is my day job or side job. In reality, I only get Italian from my Dad’s side (I’m slightly more Norwegian… the least I could’ve gotten is the […]