Posts Tagged ‘The CWB’

La mesa de trabajo de Mage – Episodio 2: Sincronización DAW-Tracker en postproducción

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Artículo original de Dan from Techno Mage. Traducción al español por Pixel Guy.

Bienvenido de vuelta a La mesa de trabajo de Mage, una miniserie dedicada a explorar diversas técnicas de producción relacionadas con el chiptune y con procesos de trabajo derivados del mismo. Este mes, el tema a tratar es la postproducción en un contexto de chiptune hibrido. Para nuestros fines, «hibrido» se refiere a la combinación de un medio de trabajo moderno, como una estación de trabajo de audio digital —o DAW por sus siglas en inglés—, con métodos más tradicionales, como los secuenciadores convencionales usados por  muchos artistas de chiptune. Como ocurre con la mayoría de las cosas, hay muchas «respuestas correctas», pero, quizá, este episodio dé un poco de luz a la incógnita que esta técnica supone y que podrías estar enfrentando en el estudio. Si alguna vez te has preguntado como fijar el tempo de un archivo de audio exportado de un secuenciador para sincronizarlo con otros archivos de audio, ¡este artículo es para ti!

Episodio 2: Sincronización DAW-Tracker en postproducción.

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The Mage’s Workbench – Episode 2: Syncing Tracker + DAW in Post-Production

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Welcome back to The Mage’s Workbench, a mini-series dedicated to exploring various production techniques as they relate to chiptune and chip-adjacent workflows. This month, the topic at hand is post-production in a hybrid chiptune workflow. In this context, ‘hybrid’ refers to the combination of a modern production environment like a digital audio workstation (or DAW) with more traditional trackers used by many chiptune artists. As with most things, there are lots of ‘right answers,’ but perhaps this episode will shed light on a conundrum you’re facing in the studio. If you’ve ever wondered how to lock in the tempo of audio exported from a tracker and sync it up with something else, then this article is for you!

Episode 2: Syncing Tracker + DAW in Post-Production

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Aydan Appreciates & Interviews: nanobii/Linus from the Stars

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I ‘ve been keeping my eye on nanobii for quite some time ever since I was introduced to the artist on his ‘Love Songs EP‘, which ended up being one of my favorite works from 2017. At times playful and at times heartfelt, the EP was a showcase of a diverse musical style that nanobii continued to develop and refine over the past few years on releases such as ‘Sunshine Express‘ and ‘Children of the Sky‘. His musical aptitude was even further showcased on the announcement of his newer synthpop project, Linus from the Stars, through three phenomenal releases. Most recently, nanobii played a thirty-minute live set for electronic music legend Porter Robinson’s ‘secret sky’ online music festival to much applause from his audience. I received the opportunity to sit down and speak with Linus about his experience playing ‘secret sky’, his music, himself, and even his preferred literature in the most comprehensive interview I’ve ever had the pleasure of conducting. Read on, and enjoy these insights into Linus’ world!

nanobii meets Hiroshima!
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A Square Meal: ‘B (Albert comes over to me)’ by tobokegao

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During my short time listening to chiptune, I’ve found a handful of iconic artists. However, today I’d like to call attention to an artist who is of particular importance to my personal chiptune journey. Responsible for one of the most iconic albums of the past decade, an avid enthusiast of chipmusic and accessories, tireless supporter of chipmusicians from all around the globe, advocate for chipmusic education, and notable Meme Master tobokegao has released a new album! Without any further ado, let’s take a look at ‘B (Albert comes over to me)’!

Art by tobokegao.
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Leveling Up Your Artistic Identity – Episode VIII: Nurturing Your Creation

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This column has put a lot of focus on developing a healthy appreciation for your own work. One very important question remains to be asked, though. After spending so much time building up our artistic identity from the ground up, we need to ask: what is the ultimate goal? What exactly does ‘the end’ look like? If you don’t know the answer, that’s okay. This question is less about provoking existential dread and more about contemplating the future—which is always in motion. However, as fortune would have it, we have a great deal of influence on the present. Appropriately, in this final episode of Leveling Up Your Artistic Identity, we’re going to look at some future-proofing essentials.

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