GuiguiBaah Music

Samples of sound/music, ideas or suggestions related to the development of audio assets for FreeOrion.
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Geoff the Medio
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#46 Post by Geoff the Medio » Tue May 31, 2005 2:32 pm

guiguibaah wrote:As I understand it, most composers use Macs - perhaps the sound generated from them is nicer?
Most pencil, paper and piano composers' computers I've seen were Macs... but that doesn't indicate anything about the sound quality, as they certainly weren't using them to compose...
(Rather, they like to send out emails with the date set to 1970 because their clock battery has died and they have the thing pugged into a power bar to turn it on / off, so the clock is reset every time they use it...)

((Ok, maybe I'm overgeneralizing on that last bit...))

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#47 Post by StratCaster » Tue May 31, 2005 3:47 pm

not the sound, just the tools and the applications (and some would say the platform itself).

I've been a PC user as long as I can remember. I just got into the Mac world a couple years ago. I use both, but mostly I use the Mac for music. Macs are generally more geared towards professionals and less for your everyday user. Plus it basically runs on a UNIX base, so if you are familiar with unix you can feel right at home spawning a command shell...
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#48 Post by LithiumMongoose » Fri Jun 03, 2005 4:45 am

guiguibaah wrote:If one uses a Mac, they can visit this site that has a lot of reason / refill samples at http://www.dorumalaia.com/freerefillswavsamples.htm I wish there was a refill to soundfont (or gigastudio) converted. Boo :(
I'm pretty sure OS X has native Soundfont support too.

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#49 Post by StratCaster » Wed Apr 05, 2006 3:52 pm

hey Gui

I was just listening to the 'Ancients' track.

Great melody and harmony. You also develop it nicely, but I was wondering why after the last chord (before the end) you end on FA (4th degree)?

It seems really out of place... just wondering... its just popped out at me since I wanted to hear DO (or the root) in the final cadence.
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#50 Post by LithiumMongoose » Wed Apr 05, 2006 6:19 pm

StratCaster wrote:It seems really out of place... just wondering... its just popped out at me since I wanted to hear DO (or the root) in the final cadence.
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Re: GuiguiBaah Music

#51 Post by guiguibaah » Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:46 pm

Wow - I still have my old Login information, despite it being over 12 years since I last posted :)
(For context - I just fired up a really old computer I used to use, and lo-and-behold my webbrowser was open to this site.)

Anyway, yes, my Ancients track was actually a loosely-arranged remix of Master-of-Orion 2's galaxy song.
(Found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lwvx3qdVa-o)

I still have them kicking around as .mp3 and their corresponding .wav formats.

I'm not much into the music scene these days unfortunately, when most of my MIDI equipment was damaged by a pet rabbit - but I would love to learn from some of today's composers what software they use nowadays.

Good to see the project is still alive! Take care!
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Re: GuiguiBaah Music

#52 Post by The Silent One » Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:22 pm

GuiguiBaah, it's good to see you around after all those years; try out the game in its current state, and by all means, get hooked (again). :wink:
If I provided any images, code, scripts or other content here, it's released under GPL 2.0 and CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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Re: GuiguiBaah Music

#53 Post by Vezzra » Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:41 pm

Oh hey, wow! It's always nice to see one of the FO "pioneers" drop by. :D
guiguibaah wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:46 pm
I still have them kicking around as .mp3 and their corresponding .wav formats.
Do you have those of all the pieces you did for FO? Because the links in the OP seem to be all dead (well, no surprise, considering their age... ;)). It would be nice if we could recover them.

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