The Nikanoru

1. recruiting Lylat System CLEAR: A Star Fox 25th Anniversary Tribute Album

544 posts in this topic

OMG hello inbox!

:lmassoff:

Glad to see that everyone's still alive and stuff.

Yeah, working on lots of stuff atm.

Will have to redownload all my soundfonts again..yyaayyyy......

I might as well send my old hardrive off to try to get everything back.

Lot easier than getting everything again and remaking everything from scratch....

Edit: Also I'm Ness now....Yay?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey guys! I'm very interested in doing a remix for Titania. Could someone PM me the Discord server so that I can join and chat?

Thanks! :) 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 hours ago, Afilion said:

Hey guys! I'm very interested in doing a remix for Titania. Could someone PM me the Discord server so that I can join and chat?

Thanks! :) 

I got you. Will do so when I get home. 

Welcome to the album, Afilion! 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

O-O EVERYBODY! I have an idea. We create a massive remix using SAC. How about it? 

EDIT: 22nd page, woohoo!

Last week of school (forever, unless I go to college), so yay for more time to work on this!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You might notice the front page has been updated and there are some new additions to our team - @Smittenden has taken Boss C from SF 64 and @Afilion has taken Titania from SF SNES. Welcome aboard!

Smittenden has also offered to join our Audio Support team. Thanks again for your help!

---

I've FINALLY updated the WIP spreadsheet - the track list still isn't in the right order, but everything should be current on there. Give a listen, comment on what you think!

PM me if anyone doesn't have access.

---

I know folks want to know about the voice work. I'm getting there, everyone - please be patient. :)

---

@TheChargingRhino - First off, congratulations on your graduation! :) 

Could you please tell us a little about your plan for collaboration using SAC? Is there a track you are working on now?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've started on the Staff Roll from SF1. (Kontakt can't pitch bend on its own....Nor change volume of the tracks unless it's assigned to a midi channel that previously did so-note that it can only pitch bend 1 semi pitch if sent to a midi track (at least in FL)) Not sure how I'm going to go with it, might combine SF2's title with it too.....

Already talked about it on the Discord. But I can post what I wrote here, I guess.

Spoiler

 

the idea I had was that we each contribute a part to this 'mega mix' of sorts

With Super Audio Cart

we would each pick a track that had not been picked yet and play around with it

maybe a snippet of it here and there, overlaying other parts and

we could also pick other tracks of the SF games that we had not chosen yet

can be a mix of genres, I guess, we just have to make them flow together

If anyone wants to start this off, great

problem is, I use FL (Fruity Loops)

so if it was to be made in a nother program, the file would have to somehow be converted to an FLP

which is the file extension FL uses for its projects

again, if anyone would like to kick start this mega mix, go ahead

Soundfonts are useful too, I guess

go crazy

I guess it'd be great to know what tracks we are doing as part of this complication

I shall create a channel for that shortly (And I have)

 

More info:

feel free to tell me what tracks you will partially remake or remix (either on here or n the Discord, whatever one you want)

(remake being different parts of different tracks overlaying each other, but the basic track can be unchanged)

such as Corneria's bass line and guitar mixed with Records 1, just altered a bit and in different keys

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wow - I am SUCH a disrespectful whelp for not remembering to include @GCJ in my list of introductions yesterday. GCJ has taken the Awesome Black Hole and Zoness - now on the WIP Spreadsheet.

You're officially welcomed aboard, GCJ! :)

---

@TheChargingRhino - Just a quick reminder that this is a concept album with a fairly definite road map, so if you design and build a big, long medley using claimed sources (the staff roll for SF SNES and SF2 is included in Slimy's claim for the ending themes) or claims that are too far apart in the track order, it will have to be a bonus track.

If you're okay with that, go to town! Looking forward to hearing what everyone comes up with.

---

16 hours ago, TheChargingRhino said:

"OC Choral Group"

 

How.

Umm ... not sure how to respond to this. What are you asking here?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, The Nikanoru said:

*snip*

What I said about the choral post - I was just wondering how he got that put together?

Also, yeah, I had the mega mix planned all along as a bonus track (check the spreadsheet)

Basically, all sources are welcome, any style (as long as it flows well into other tracks!!) 

TABH and Zonesssssssssssssss have been picked, Finally. Welcome, GCJ!!!

 

EDIT: Meteor Base's font is messed up, might want to look at that....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The OC Choral Group was actually put together by Gario a couple of years ago. Because DS and I are members, it made sense to pitch the choral parts of our Sector X remix to the group as one of our first projects. Things have not worked out as planned and folks got busy, so it's been stalled for a while now, but I'm working on at least getting Sector X going again, as we are getting closer and closer to the end here. Hint hint, @DS394!

If you have any requests or questions regarding the Choral Group, I'd recommend you send a PM to @Gario.

---

Yes, I saw that Meteor Base came out with weird font when I updated the thread, but my format seems to be playing tiddly winks with me. I'll try to fix it once I've turned off and turned back on again. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey @The Nikanoru I'm working my way through reduxing the arrangement some from ground up; John Stacy is making a lead sheet so I can better jazz it up, and then I think we'll have something good with the best elements taken from the previous WIP's. I'm super pumped.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Quick Update:

It is with a heavy heart that I announce that @DaMonz has decided to step away from the project due to the very busy life he leads. I have also received news that @HankTheSpankTankJankerson has unfortunately had to drop Meteo (from SF64). Thanks again for your help and all the best to you both!

So, I am now looking for a new co-director to help me bring this project to our final goal. I've updated the top of the thread with the VERY basic description of what I need; If you are interested and think you have what I am looking for and the time, please send me a PM or email lylat.system.clear@gmail.com. I'll respond to any inquiries within a day. Looking forward to hearing from you!

---

I'm very happy at the response I have been getting on my inquiries on what folks are up to - thanks to everyone who has responded so far. Some claims remain open; of course, I know some may not get filled, but I would rest easier if someone claimed both Fortuna from SF SNES and Meteo from SF64. These are awesome sources that are very memorable and it would be a shame if they were cut from this album. Check project overview for sources.

Keep up the good work, everyone!

---

Calling my Audio Support team! I've heard form @Jorito, @Your_Face, and @Smittenden - could @Pichu's Dad, @M_Blacki, and @Katamari please get in contact with me?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

As you all know, bLiNd has been a contributor to this project from near the beginning. We haven't seen an update form him in a while, so I sent him a couple of pokes asking him about this recently, but he never replied. Then I came across this...

bLiNd's Jade Catacombs was THE track that led me to OCR. Before that, I was cynical and disdainful of most electronic music - I don't know exactly what it was about this track that changed my mind, but it certainly did. Since then, bLiNd has been one of my favorite remixers to listen to.

I am VERY sorry to hear about this - as someone who has made such awesome music and has been such a strong contributor to this community, I want to lend my support to him and Jenn in this awful time and so, I encourage everyone to do the same. As stated in the thread, there is a GoFundMe campaign to help bLiNd out financially - you can make a donation at https://www.gofundme.com/aguirre-fire-fund. 

Take care of yourselves, @bLiNd and @JenZ - we're all thinking of you.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just waiting for a few stragglers to get back to me, then we should be back on track with the music. Whew!

The Narrative team should be able to access the scripts in time for the update, as well. More to come on this after the deadline.

This week one of my focuses is to resurrect SCRAMBLE, our Corneria remix, from relative dormancy. I've touched base with the collab team last week, so I'm hoping to have an update together for this in time for our July deadline. Stay tuned!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT TO MAKKEKEEEEEEE

Thanks to Nika, I am now able to use my keyboard as a controller for Fruity Loops.

SAC is acting weird with my keyboard, though that might be because I have the player version of Kontakt instead of the full version, oh well.

I shall put up some demos soon of random stuff.

(To be added to this post)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now