Synth-Pop Instrumental (Need DAW)

Posted by leemcd56 on March 18, 2012, 6:19 p.m.

I'm arranging an instrumental version of The Birthday Massacre's "Violet", but I don't have the money for a DAW like Fruity Loops, and I know several people here on 64Digits have one. If you would like to help me, I have the first part up to the vocal entrance arranged, as you can hear below. If you haven't heard the original song, it's also below. The Birthday Massacre is a small synth-pop band with a large fan base, and an FYI, the band loves when people arrange or cover their music. When they first started, they even gave away their music for free.

MP3 and PDF

TL;DR: Need DAW (Fruity Loops). Can't afford. Someone help? Going on YouTube when completely done, by the way. Note: I have relative pitch and worked really hard to get this right, so I'm willing to do the entire song and since it's easily segmented and instrument solos repeat frequently this shouldn't be hard to arrange. The fun part will be in the DAW and final mix. This was arranged by ear with the help of a good old chromatic tuner. If you don't believe me, look for the sheet music. Good luck. :P

Comments

firestormx 10 years, 2 months ago

Yeah, but see, I can understand WINE being used on Linux, 'cause linux has some benefits. Few people use mac's unix-based benefits to its full advantage. If you're gonna use WINE on a mac, then why not just go full-on windows? WHY?!

*shakes my drunk fist at all you mac users*

Polystyrene Man 10 years, 2 months ago

Would you use a Mac if someone gave it to you?

firestormx 10 years, 2 months ago

Would it would be a mac laptop/would I need to use apple peripherals? Also, would I be forced to use the OS?

If so, then no. I got an ipod shuffle for free, and it was the worst free thing that I had gotten since aids. I know an ipod isn't a mac, but it's as bad as one. "omg guys, we're gonna revolutionize mp3 players. We're going to make an mp3 player without any interface at all, and force users to use itunes, and sue anyone who tries to make software to get around itunes!"

Polystyrene Man 10 years, 2 months ago

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Would it would be a mac laptop/would I need to use apple peripherals? Also, would I be forced to use the OS?
Yes, it's a laptop. No, you're not forced into anything else. That's my situation and it works pretty well. I mean, I have gripes… but then, I had a ton of gripes with Windows, too.

And… sorry to hijack your thread, leem.

leemcd56 10 years, 2 months ago

It's aight lol I used to have a problem with Mac but I got tired of the shit like viruses, malware and spyware, missing libraries, slow performance, and the same old thing for almost eleven years so I went out and bought one anyway. Now I'd rather use my Mac for anything and hate having to use Windows computers to do shit at school. Pretty much (almost) anything Windows can do, my Mac can do, too.

firestormx 10 years, 2 months ago

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but I got tired of the shit like viruses, malware and spyware, missing libraries, slow performance
Learn to use your computer properly then! *continues to shake my drunken fist*

Anything a mac can do, windows can do better!

firestormx 10 years, 2 months ago

Bitches, please, I have an IBM model M keyboard. And it works on my PC. The model M is worth more than that an entire mac, and yet I would pay more for a mac than I would for a 25 year old keyboard.

*puts up a neon three stop-frame sign of me shaking my fist, like what they have outside strip clubs, so that my fist can keep shaking while I go to sleep*

leemcd56 10 years, 2 months ago

Does Windows have true plug-and-play, where a device can be completely set-up out of the box? Does Windows wrap application code where all an installation requires is drag-and-drop? Oh, I forgot! Windows fragments. ;)

Rob 10 years, 2 months ago

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Does Windows have true plug-and-play, where a device can be completely set-up out of the box

I've never plugged anything in and had it not work.

Can you legally custom build your own Mac from parts?

leemcd56 10 years, 2 months ago

@Rob Quintessentially, yes.