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Janelle Monáe Smile
 
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I thought I'd share this beautiful song I found recently called smile sang by Janelle Monáe. Her voice is so angelic and inspiring. People come into our lives and then they go. Sometimes its hard when we still care for them when they go. We spend time and energy doing what we can to reach out and hold on to them even though they wish to go. Perhaps when we don't hear back from them it's the best way they can tell you to move on and finnish letting go. Maybe its the easiest way to hear it. Though my heart now heavy, I'll smile when I think of the good times.
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Garageband Remix: Me & Sade sing Couldn't love you more
 
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Not that this song is in need of remixing, I just wanted to see if I could make this work. I just added my vocals in using garageband. I also added the synthesizer using my midi keyboard. This song is from Her 1991 Album entitled Love Deluxe. This song was never released as a single however is played on the radio from time to time I used the Chorus effect to spread them out, making them wide so my voice surrounds Sade. That way, I can be heard while not competing for the same center space that her voice is occupying in the mix. There are times when I turn off chorus effect then pan more to the left, so I can also fit into the mix. At times I am singing in harmony and other times along in her range or an octave lower. I love this song so much!! You may notice that a few of my songs have this laid back feel. It best suits my voice, personality and style.
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Train Ride from London England to Edinburgh Scotland 9-15-2009 in HD
 
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I flew to London England in September. While there, I took a day trip to Scotland to see the countryside of England and Scotland. The countryside of England reminded me of the countryside of Ohio and Michigan. It was interesting to people watch, noticing the very subtle difference in facial features as compared with the average American mutt. Here in America, we have so many cultures, ethnicities from many European and non european nations as well as the native Americans, who have over the last 2 or 3 hundred years integrated to various degrees in different parts of this country. Its rare here that an individual doesn't have 2, 3 or 4 different nationalities. In England, I had a great time talking to people at bus and subway stations, coffee houses and even at the grocery store inquiring about their background and a bit of the local history. Most of the people there are completely English, scottish or Irish - or at least the ones I talked too. This footage was taken on my 33rd birthday 9-15-2009. I was surprised though to find graffiti in small cities in England and even Scotland. I guess subconsciously i associated graffiti with American culture. Since I only stayed till sunset, I walked all around Edinburgh taking pictures and video and getting lost. As the sun began to lower in the clear Scottish skies, it was time to head back to Waverly station. It was a beautiful day and after boarding back on the train, a beautiful sunset. On the way back I spoke the whole time to this English woman named Fionna, who bought be tea and biscuits after I mentioned it was my birthday. We talked the whole time and it was nice in that moment to really chat in depth with some one on the other side of the world whom I'd never see again. I arrived back in London just after midnight and in light rain with out an umbrella. When I stood up to exit the train, I almost fell over because of the sever pain in my feet from walking all over Edinburg from 11:00 am till 7:00 pm. The next day back in London, I stayed in to rest my feet.
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Gwen Olsen Over Medicated America
 
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I thought I'd repost this. I'm lucky that none of my family nor friends have had to rely upon the medications mentioned in this vodeo. I wanted to post this beause this is also true for Cancer and other degenerative diseases. Please take her information seriosly and reccamend others to take more responsibility and be more proactive with their heath and knowladge.
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How to make fresh Black Walnut Tincture
 
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The music in the background is my Garageband composition from 2007. It wont be on my upcoming album but perhaps the one after that. I have about 5 really great songs from 2007-2009 that I am saving for the next album after the one I will soon be releasing on itunes. I used my ipod touch to record the video and imovie to edit. ------------------------------------------------- Black Walnut trees can be found in the eastern US and Eastern Europe. These Black Walnuts I am using are native to California. Be sure to use gloves as this stuff stains and will also stain your counter top if not careful. Black Walnut hulls were once used as ink and hair dye. The California Black Walnut was a food source for the local indigenous people centuries ago. They can be found all over Los Angeles. I have seen them on Cold Water Canyon Road and in the Hollywood Hills facing the valley. Many people in the Vally have them in their yards. From late March until late August, the nuts can be found on the trees. The nuts can be gathered from the ground to eat but when making the tincture, you want them almost ripe while still on the tree. Using a sealable jar with a spigot prevents you from having to remove the lid to pour the tincture into bottles. The more you expose the solution to oxygen, the more it will oxidize and become less effective. You may even want to make several separate jars full. I used russian vodka that was 40% alcohol. It cost $8 at Trader Joe's whereas, the ready made tincture at Whole Foods is around $12 and I ended up with nearly 20 times the amount! About 20 black walnuts were used. My opinion is that 20 pieces is a bit on the strong side. Make sure the alcohol you are using is enough to completely cover the walnut chunks that have settled at the bottom. I did not use a specified amount of vodca. The goal was to ensure the chunks remained completely submerged. You don't want to stir it as that draws air into the mix. Using a masher or ladle to squeeze the chunks against the bottom and help release the substance into the alcohol. When you are done the solution will be a see through yellowish green for the first 20 to 30 minutes before getting darker. The solution is ready for use in 2 hours however best if left for a few days. To preserve freshness add vitamin C powder. My batch is still very dark green. Its best to then divide the batch up into smaller bottles, using one bottle up completely before starting another. The aim here is minimal exposure to oxygen when repeatedly removing the lid and pouring for usage. It is extremely strong when made fresh and still very green. When purchased at the store it is less green and mostly black-Brown with a hint of green. if its not green, its not effective. You cannot over do it when made fresh or it will upset your stomach and cause you to vomit. I tend to over do it and found out the hard way. However though I gaged and heaved, I did not through up. I drank about 2 or 3 table spoons on an empty stomach. It burned going down! It was both the vodka and the freshly made solution. After it passed through my stomach I was completely fine. I continued taking it but a lesser amount. 24 hours later I felt great, fresh and focused. Black Walnut is used in combination with Wormwood and Cloves for a parasite cleanse. Most people are unaware that it is common for mammals (that includes us Humans) to have parasites. Excessive parasites can lead to brain fog, cravings for sweet and processed foods, lethargy and some allergies. It is recommended that a parasite cleanse should be done twice a year and always before doing a liver or kidney cleanse. Black walnut is also high in Iodine which acts like a natural anti biotic. Iodine binds to cells of bacteria and viruses causing them to cease the function of latching on to host cells. I have provided links below on uses for Juglone, the tannin chemical in Black Walnut. It is my strong recommendation that you research anything thoroughly before trying! You may want to ask a Naturalpathic Doctor or Herbal practitioner for advise as most traditional doctors do not specialize and are not trained in the field of natural medicine, parasitic infectious diseases, extensive plant chemistry or have experience using these substances. This is not medical advise nor do I make any medical claims. This video and my written statements are an expression of my interest in the field of Natural Medicine. http://en.cnki.com.cn/Article_en/CJFDTOTAL-SLYY200902008.htm http://ict.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/03/07/1534735411403477.abstract http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21498474 http://www.health-truth.com/Parasites-the-Merchants-of-Mayhem-Part3.html For Dr Waltuch http://www.capcvet.org/capc-recommendations/hairclasping-mite http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/30/5/811.long
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How to Make Black Walnut tincture and have it last for years
 
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FYI, I composed this song In Garageband How to make black walnut tincture. I added olive oil to the surface of the tincture and find that batches can last for years and remain light green with the oil barrier when stored in the refrigerator. So far, I see no one else employing the oil top barrier for preserving black walnut tincture. Black Walnut trees can be found in the eastern US and Eastern Europe. These Black Walnuts I am using are native to California. Be sure to use gloves as this stuff stains and will also stain your counter top if not careful. Black Walnut hulls were once used as ink and hair dye. The California Black Walnut was a food source for the local indigenous people centuries ago. They can be found all over Los Angeles. I have seen them on Cold Water Canyon Road and in the Hollywood Hills facing the valley. Many people in the Vally have them in their yards. From late March until late August, the nuts can be found on the trees. The nuts can be gathered from the ground to eat but when making the tincture, you want them almost ripe while still on the tree. The more you expose the solution to oxygen, the more it will oxidize and become less effective. You may even want to make several separate jars full. I used russian vodka that was 40% alcohol. It cost $8 at Trader Joe's whereas, the ready made tincture at Whole Foods is around $12 and I ended up with nearly 20 times the amount! About 20 black walnuts were used. My opinion is that 20 pieces is a bit on the strong side. Make sure the alcohol you are using is enough to completely cover the walnut chunks that have settled at the bottom. I did not use a specified amount of vodca. The goal was to ensure the chunks remained completely submerged. You don't want to stir it as that draws air into the mix. Using a masher or ladle to squeeze the chunks against the bottom and help release the substance into the alcohol. When you are done the solution will be a see through yellowish green for the first 20 to 30 minutes before getting darker. The solution is ready for use in 2 hours however best if left for a few days. To preserve freshness add vitamin C powder. My batch is still very dark green. Its best to then divide the batch up into smaller bottles, using one bottle up completely before starting another. The aim here is minimal exposure to oxygen when repeatedly removing the lid and pouring for usage. It is extremely strong when made fresh and still very green. When purchased at the store it is less green and mostly black-Brown with a hint of green. if its not green, its not effective. You cannot over do it when made fresh or it will upset your stomach and cause you to vomit. I tend to over do it and found out the hard way. However though I gaged and heaved, I did not through up. I drank about 2 or 3 table spoons on an empty stomach. It burned going down! It was both the vodka and the freshly made solution. After it passed through my stomach I was completely fine. I continued taking it but a lesser amount. 24 hours later I felt great, fresh and focused. Black Walnut is used in combination with Wormwood and Cloves for a parasite cleanse. Most people are unaware that it is common for mammals (that includes us Humans) to have parasites. Excessive parasites can lead to brain fog, cravings for sweet and processed foods, lethargy and some allergies. It is recommended that a parasite cleanse should be done twice a year and always before doing a liver or kidney cleanse. Black walnut is also high in Iodine which acts like a natural anti biotic. Iodine binds to cells of bacteria and viruses causing them to cease the function of latching on to host cells. I have provided links below on uses for Juglone, the tannin chemical in Black Walnut. It is my strong recommendation that you research anything thoroughly before trying! You may want to ask a Naturalpathic Doctor or Herbal practitioner for advise as most traditional doctors do not specialize and are not trained in the field of natural medicine, parasitic infectious diseases, extensive plant chemistry or have experience using these substances. This is not medical advise nor do I make any medical claims. This video and my written statements are an expression of my interest in the field of Natural Medicine. http://en.cnki.com.cn/Article_en/CJFD... http://ict.sagepub.com/content/early/... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21... http://www.health-truth.com/Parasites... For Dr Waltuch http://www.capcvet.org/capc-recommend... http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content...
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Walking Around Edinburgh Scotland taking pictures 9-15-2009
 
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Took a day trip to Scotland from London. I was so surprised with its beauty and old world charm. I forgot that my mothers side has some Irish & Scottish ancestry. The plan was to get to Edinburgh then take a bus to Glasgow but I could not get ahold of the guy I had met in LA just a few weeks prior to the trip who was vacationing in Los Angeles that lived in Glasgow. I walked around for hours. My feet were very angry with me at the end of the day from walking for about 7 hours non stop as indicated by the pain. I am told I was lucky to have been there on such a sunny cloudless day. I had a great time. I met an English school teacher from Glasgow while in London. He kept correcting me every time I pronounced Edinbergh as "ED-in-Burg" rather than "Edin-burah" How ironic to post this video of Scotland on youtube when it was a youtube video I watched that inspired the trip as I had already booked the trip to London.
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Zeta Reticuli An Alien Agenda UFO original Explaination Song
 
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Inspired by the fictional novel written By Whitley Strieber called "The Grays", this I wrote the song, sing it and composed it using Garagband on my Mac. Thanks for checking out my music and watching my video. I believe everything you see is not everything! Update 2012: I will post an updated remastered version : )
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Original Garageband song called Angelique
 
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My new song. I know it sounds similar to other songs of mine but when I feel that i was not successful at the other song-in trying to capture a specific element I try again with another song. Not all of the songs I have composed will make it into the final CD that I hope to have soon...
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Collecting Eucalyptus, California Wild Sage and Olive leaves
 
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by Closedeyes Open 2:19 Sunday up in Griffith Park, near the Observatory, I collected Eucalyptus, California Wild Sage, Olive leaves and made a tea. It was rather bitter but once I sweetened it with Licorice root and golden raw Mango Honey, it went rather nicely with dark chocolate coated almond cookies. I posted a note earlier today about the health benefits of olive leaves. Wilde sage adds a beautiful sweet yet sharp floral flavor to the tea. The Eucalyptus and olive leaf made the tea bitter. Anyone who lives in the Hollywood hills or visits them in the spring time after a fresh rain, knows the smell of the wild sage in the hills. CA WIld Sage can be used in cooking as a spice and has also been used in the past for a treatment to fight coughs and colds. Only getting 4 hours of sleep last night I was remarkably energized through out the day and I am crediting the olive leaf in the tea as that is what one of the reported benefits are, increased energy levels. As you can see, maintaining good health, demonstrating successful remedies and validated data regarding these herbs has become a hobby of mine. This data regarding olive leafs has been around for eons! I hope I can help others rediscover its benifits and have more proactive natural options for maintaining good health. Below is more data regarding Olive leaf extract. The ancient Egyptians may have been the first to figure out that the olive leaf packs extraordinary power. They considered the leaf a symbol of heavenly power. In keeping with that belief, they extracted the oil and used it to mummify their kings. Later cultures discovered that the leaf was better used protecting the living than the dead. Throughout the ages, it was a popular folk remedy for combating fevers. In the 1850's, medical reports described how olive leaves cured the worst cases of malaria. An 1854 acount in the Pharmaceutical Journal provided the following simple healing recipe: A handful of leaves boiled in a quart of water down to half its original volume. A wine glassful was then administered until the fever was cured. The author believed that a bitter substance in the leaves was the key healing ingredient. This method was said to be extremely popular in England to treat sick returnees from the tropical colonies. Early in this century, a bitter compound from the leaf called oleuropein was indeed isolated and determined to be part of the olive tree's powerful disease-resistant properties. According to scientists, it's the stuff that helps protect the tree against insect and bacterial predators. Oleuropein is and iridoid, a structural class of chemical compounds found in plants. It is present throughout the olive tree and is, in fact, the bitter material that is eliminated from the olives when they are cured. In 1962, a scientific paper written by an Italian researcher reported that oleuropein had the ability to lower blood pressure in animals. Other European researchers confirmed this finding and found also that it could increase blood flow in the coronary arteries, relieve arrhythmias and prevent intestinal muscle spasms. About the same time, other investigators were searching for the chemical agent within oleuropein that might be the most medically potent. A Dutch researcher found it: elenolic acid. What's more, the Europeans found it had a powerful anti-bacterial effect. In the late 1960's, research by scientists at a major American pharmaceutical company showed that elenolic acid also inhibited the growth of viruses. In fact, it stopped every virus that it was tested against. A number of in vitro (test tube) laboratory experiments with calcium elenolate, a salt of elenolic acid, demonstrated a killer effect against many viruses, bacteria and parasitic protozoans. Among other effects, the compound was found to be potent against a variety of viruses associated with the common cold. Researchers believed a number of mechanisms were involved in its ability to combat microorganisms: A critical interference with certain amino acid production processes necessary for the vitality of a specific virus. Interference with viral infection and/or spread by inactivating viruses or by preventing virus shedding, budding or assembly at the cell membrane. The ability to directly penetrate infected host cells an irreversibly inhibit viral replication. In the case of retroviruses, it neutralizes the production of reverse transcriptase as well as protease. These enzymes are essential for a retrovirus, such as HIV, to alter the RNA of a healthy cell. A direct stimulation of phagocytosis, an immune system response in which cells ingest microorganisms and foreign matter. The researchers concluded that the compound acted effectively at low concentrations without any harmful influence on host cell mechanisms. They found it to be extremely safe and non-toxic, even at high doses.
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Remixing one of my own Garageband songs with a new bass and 80's beat
 
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I wanted to see how it would sound with a new beat. The 1st one sounded too 90's. 90's retro is not in style just yet and that beat is to authentic late 90's With the new drum beat, I had to change from an electric bass guitar to a synthesizer bass to match the aesthetics of the electric drums. I'm just about to exhaust my 80's beat fascination and try to create more beats of the present age but till then, here is one more. I added text to the video of potential lyrics. Which beat do you prefer? Update: I created this early March in 2010 not 2009
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Camping at Sequoia Nation Park, Three Rivers and Lake Kaweah CA.
 
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The drive north of Los Angeles is about 3.6 hours to Lake Kaweah, 3 Rivers and another hour up winding mountain side roads to the Giant Forest of the Sequoia's. The Sequoia trees were so tall, red and beautiful. The bark seems furry when you look close up with tiny fibers. Its hard to tell just how big they are in this video. Knowing it would be, I tried to capture people walking or cars driving by to give you a idea just how huge these trees are. To be in that forest felt timeless and as though modern things like tall buildings, cement streets and noisy city busses didn't exist. Too afraid I'd be consumed by a bear, I did not venture too far into the woods. It was about 20 to nearly 30 degrees cooler at around 65 degrees up in the higher elevation of 7,000 feet in the forests verses the desert conditions below of 3 Rivers, where it was in the mid 90's! I slept in very well in my Toyota Prius while every one else slept in tents. With the back seats down, I was able to fully stretch out. Before turning in for the night we all gazed up at the stars and saw shooting star after shooting star shooting by. It was amazing to see so many stars. The native Cherokee American DNA in me felt awakened as I jumped from rock to rock along the waters edge, standing there in the hot sun with just my swimming trunks on I imagined I was hunting for fish with my Indian spear to bring back to my tribe. Looking at the distant snowy mountain tops, the giant Sequoia forest, the Kaweah river I imagined what life was like for people that once inhabited this land ages ago and felt terrible about the horrific fate they met by the new settlers. It was 93 degrees down by the river where I felt calm and peaceful as I listened to the water rushing by and watched it move down over the rocks. It was ice cold coming down from the mountain tops 8,000 feet above sea level. I jumped off the rocks and into the ice cold water and felt a cold jolt rush all over my body. As I rose from underneath the water, I gasped for air so hard in shock, I hurt my chest from the surprised reaction from cold river water. That trip was just what I needed and is inspiring a future trip perhaps to the Grand Canyon.
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80's Pop Music: A really good track made using garageband
 
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Got some new loops for Garageband and new keyboard sounds! Here is what I have so far. The video is from cartoon from the 80's called Heavy Metal, a VERY adult cartoon as you can see.. The cartoon was chosen to represent desire as seen through the eyes of a man. I timed the nude part to coincide with the dramatic part of my song. I know its a bit much but it totally fits the music. Please let me know what you think! My computer is now broken and I can't start it up. This could very well be a lost song. Disclaimer: I do not own this awesome visual content and make no claim as such and intend no copywrite, entitlement claims of it, nor am I financially gaining in anyway from its use. The visual content is fairly used to illustrate a time period corresponding with my home composed music of the same time period. I intend for this video to play across all devises both stationary and mobile and would not object to this videos complete removal should it be requested by the content owner and thank its owner for use.
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The difference in sound after mastering in garageband
 
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Think of the unmastered version as a photograph taken with a fish-eye lens. Everything only near the center is large, loud and takes up the too much volume of the page whilst every thing near the outer edge is small, faint and almost hard to see. Mastering your song correctly turns this distorted photo to a more evened normal picture. Like photos, you only have so much area to work with. With sound, its almost like having a glass and pouring in sound with each track, with each raising of certain EQ bands. You can only fill the glass before it overflows. If you have too much bass in instruments like piano or some synthesizers, you are leaving your self little room for more important sounds or tones that may need to be added. Sometimes I have to eliminate some instruments altogether to make room in that glass for corrected volumes or EQ tones. If you have one spike in sound louder than the rest of the sound wave peaks, your overall song will sound very weak and lifeless. A limiter will reduce these peaks. In the vocals is an excellent example of too much limiter effect. The sound waves sound distressed. Much like when a stereo is tuned up way too loud and the speakers sound like they are going to blow out. When all tracks are in a good volume ratio to each other (nothing too high or too low), all instrumentation can be heard well without having to turn up a guitar piano or vocals. : )
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Camping and swimming with friends in 3 Rivers and Sequoia National Park California
 
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I posted this last night with out any text. As I watch it today I think to myself how incredibly good it felt to be alongside the river feeling wild and care free. It was amazingly peaceful to be among the giant trees with only the sounds of nature surrounding me in all directions. The early morning sun light came in between the trees and filled me of promise that the rest of the day would be refreshing and whole. And beyond those words, it was! There were only 4 people there I knew when I got there and it took a day for us all to warm up to each other but by the next day we all felt cozy with each other. With each person is a universe of personality, karma and expression of self. It was wonderful to interact with new people in such a beautiful setting. And go from strangers with polite greetings to friends with smiling laughter with each other as we enjoyed the day and conversation with one another. This trip seemed to put all the stars back into my night sky that I forgot I had been missing for a while. I realized they were actually always there but I had to take myself to a better place to where they can be seen and no longer forget to look up at the sky.
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Sade remastered in Garageband "Make Some Room" B4 and After
 
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I remastered this in Garageband. My guess is, this song was not intended to be released and never got mastered with the other songs from the "Love Delux" Sade album. Listening to it on its own, you cant tell that it has not been mastered until you listen to another song just before or after it. An examination of the sound waves also shows it is not mastered. In this example I show you a little about mastering. This is an example of mastering a final mix down track. All of the sounds you here in the original file were recorded separately. When final all tracks are mixed down into one. Before the final mixdown, each track needs to be mastered for peaks. When each track is mastered or in other words, reasonably level, then the track is mastered. By leveling, I mean bringing up the low volume dips and compressing down the excessive peaks. Using a limiter pushes down those peaks. When the peaks are down, the lows come up on their own. Before using a limiter to even the final mixdown, you should go through each track and isolate where any peaks are occurring. Sometimes its a single drum beat as in this song that is unreasonably louder than the rest of the beat that must be lowered. Very often sound-wave spikes occur in the bass or vocals that are too loud in some parts but not immediately noticeable because the volume spike is extremely short in duration. A review of each tracks loudest points should be evaluated. Sometimes lowering the volume only in that small spot is necessary. Other times you can reduce the bass, mid or treble in and instrument if its not necessary in the sound. For example, the very low bass frequencies below 100 or 200 hrz are not necessary in the vocal tracks so should always be removed. This will reduce the amount of that total amount of frequency and there for unnecessary volume in your final mixdown. One excessive spike (a sound louder than at any other point in your project) in volume even for a split second can ruin the whole final mixdown. By ruin I mean, a reduction volume, dynamics, clarity and resolution. In the next video, I will be remastering a song of mine track my track so you can see the common issues that cause peaking and how I address each instance. It took me years to understand this. For years I thought it was just my EQ-ing, that it was really bad. A weak mix sounds unprofessional. The beat and bass sound weak. The intsrumentaion lacks clarity of detail. I mistakenly try to deal with these issues with EQ-ing. Even when I finally figured it out, it took me a while to get the process down and optomize the quality of my songs. As recently as August of this year, I'd say I finally "Get It" with limiting and dynamics when mastering track by track and then the whole mix-down. I hope to save you time by showing you what to listen for and not just another "How To" video.
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Garageband 80's song I just started (short sample)
 
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I have been really trying to make the 80's beat work for the last week. I performed live again this week on Tuesday at another place up in Hollywood. It was another success!!! This song is designed to have the same feel as my other song Friends that did very well live a few weeks ago. I am gathering up songs to be on the fist album for Itunes. We'll see if this one makes the cut. I came up with the melody all of a sudden while on my way to the grocery store one night. The way the melody of the notes I sing corresponds with the lead/hook synthesizer sounds as if I strategically wrote the notes to fit the way they do. I assure you it was a complete perfect accident. They way they fit together really amazes me and I think, is the highlight of the song!!!! If I can get a catch melody for the other parts of the song, it will make the cut. I really wanted my vocals to sound 80's. I think the there is an 80's element to the notes. What do you think so far
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Software add-on's in Garageband: MIDI Synthesizer from Computer Music Magazine
 
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You really make your Garageband songs sound up to date, fresh and moderd with the expansion of loops, MIDI Sound Generators that come free with the magazine Computer Music. All of my songs since 2004 have sounds from these Magazines. The next video will be about recording vocals, the effects I use that keep them in balance with the mix according to the desired style of the over all song. I also will be making a video of essential tips in getting an over all clearer sound in your final mix. I'm already drawing the diagrams to illustrate the concepts. Thank you for watching!
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Fog in Los Angeles 12-14-10
 
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Filmed during the first few hours of Tuesday, it was a cold, damp and foggy night. I looked out of my window just after midnight and was totally surprised to see the heavy fog near downtown Los Angeles rolling in. Heavy cold and thick, it moved silently through the city streets like drifting ghosts and made tall buildings look as though they were disappearing top first into nothingness. I walked around filming this and was quickly chilled by this thick mist as the air had dropped 20 degrees in what seemed like 20 minutes. It seemed to influence people to stay indoors as there were less people moving about the city that night than usual. Though erie, the fog captured light and made the night less dark than it would have been.
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I'm Always waiting for you
 
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How I'm feeling today. Video of me on Valentines day. Blue sky that day. It never rained.
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1st 2015 Garageband unfinished song
 
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This video is about Garageband 2015 I posted this yesterday. this is an updated version of the evolved same portion. It starts off very sparse intentionally. I worry that some may be impatient and click away thinking its doesn’t get better towards the end. Opps, just noticed at the songs end, there is silence then 2 hand claps. this was unintentional. I moved those claps out of the song to replace with something else but kept it off to the side for future use. This new version of Garageband exports everything on the page rather than the loop highlighter only as the version prior.
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Original Garageband Compositions
 
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These songs are just a few of just over a hundred I have composed over the last 4 years. I started out just trying to put something together to showcase my voice, but after much feed back and lack of funds to pay a producer, I decided to try to make something REAL. The first year 2004 my music was very good for a beginner but very bad to be considered for any type of media. I received feedback form a record studio and researched the mastering process and bought some books of the same. The feed back alone pushed me in the direction I am today. 2005 was the beginning of the realization that not only was I capable but very good at it, especially for not being able to read a single note and doing this all on my own at home on my computer. It's almost 2008 and I am near completion of pieces that would make up my first ever album. I am going to start performing live soon as well and will post the vids here also. I will post more of my work to showcase it here and to help others using garageband with my how to vids. There are so many "how to" vids about Garagebeand but none that show how to compose a GOOD song from scratch using the Audio Units and effects in Garageband, or how to make and pick interesting beats, create you own bass lines that best suit the beat from scratch. I think I will post another batch of song clips as well. Thanks for stopping by my page. Leave any feedback no matter good or bad if you can and I will be grateful. Thanks again! Terrell Varvorines
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Original Garageband Compositions now available on itunes!
 
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Original Garageband Compositions now available on itunes! This song is my favorite. The composition and all of the layered and intertwining sounds displays I have come along away since the beginning when I began composing years ago. I was not until very recently (the last 2 weeks) I have been able to master (equalize, limiter and compression) my own music. I think by this time next year I'll have a second album posted too! Hope you like it! Thanks for watching!!!!!!
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Grandma's Plastic covered 1973 couch
 
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Would not be Grandma's house without the 1973 plastic covered house! Looks brand-new!
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My Garageband song: Angelique (Updated)
 
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The prior version did not have enough fluency and just did not "lift" in the placed it should have. I brightened the synthesizer in the chorus, brightened the vocals and added a new stereo syth to the part of the song that start out saying "Tell me what to do.." The bridge needed some work also. The end has a new stereo syth in it as well and some added guitar licks. They are not major changes - they just make the song lift and pay off at the end. I made this with my imac using imovie. Some of the pictures came out too bright sorry about that.. Tell me if you notice the difference from the older version preveiously posted... (less) Added: March 29, 2008 I was going for that devastatingly sad Sade feel when composing the music. Any one who likes sade may like my music. fonky 魅了
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At the Beach
 
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Hot summer day at the beach in September. Edited using imovie11 The music is from one of my all time favorite albums. Below is the link to the album on itunes. Take a moment and preview this album! It is awesome! http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/my-oracle-lives-uptown/id311634750
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Original Garageband Composition: Ecstasy (unfinished)
 
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I recorded the vocals today (2-14-08). I wrote this poem I could not seem to work all of these words into lyrics, so I decided to just speak them. This to me, sounds like a morph of William Orbit, Sade & Tosca. Tosca - the electro duo! My favorite song from them is called Suzuki (or similar spelling) you should really look them up!!! Lrics: The stars came down from their affixed places among the night sky and swirled around our heads as we kissed for the first time. Sparks fell up from our glowing lips, drifting up to the sky passing the clouds then leaving earths atmosphere and upon doing so turned into the most beautiful musical that spread out in all directions of the universe you move closer to me (Chorus) Lean into me Feel your body shiver in ecstasy. Life forms great and small stopped what they are doing many galaxies away and look up to their skies in wonderment as the music danced across their horizon like an aurora blazing in every color. it's simple musical language is understood universally because it's the melody of love! (Chorus) Lean into me Feel your body shiver in ecstasy.
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Garageband Original song They Come from the Sky
 
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Just when I think I am out of creative juice, I go and create this, mostly synthesizer track. I could go on for hours about every detail in this song and actually was going create a how 2 vid to show each step, but it would have lasted way to long. The video is what I imagine outer Space must look like when traveling through it. I just grabbed some vids from online to put together for the song. This song is 90% from scratch or in other words, I am playing the keyboards for the 7 different synthesizers and the drums. I layered the synths as if I where stacking more layers as the song progresses. I used the treble reduction effect the most on the fist synthesizer track (Martian Lounge), then gradually using less as I added each new layer/synthesizer. This will make sure everything is heard and not canceling each other out. For example, if I am singing in the same key as some-1 is playing the piano, guitar and synths-all at the same note & loudness, you would not clearly hear what I would be singing and the sound of the other instruments would get lost in a mesh of sound that's all at the same note. Most unprofessional sounding mixes are due to the off balance of tone frequencies. I wanted to make sure I introduced a new beat, chord or melody that landed differently for each section of the song to keep the song from becoming stagnant. When designing the pre chorus, I was trying to drag the beat over to fill up that part of the song and knocked it off beat. I decided to play it and kept it that way. It was a great variation to the verse beat. I can't tell you how many times accidents like that remain in my work and it sounds beautiful. Sometimes I experiment with knocking things like beats, bass, piano or drum lines off beat (by 1 or 2 or even a half beat) and get an unexpected surprise. If you listen closely on the stereo version i have recently posted, there is a little more reverb in the pre-chorus that pans off to the right every other beat. It's hard to notice unless you really listen however reasonably noticeable, if you're listen while wearing headphones. That was the original beat that is a loop and contains an interesting pre-fabricated reverb. I ended up not liking the beat. Many times even when I like the beat, I still go looking in the loop browser for possibly better beats. I lowered the volume of the original beat and aligned it with the snare (claps), so all you hear is the faint reverb of the original loop. This gives it a more 3 dimensional sound and adds variety and interest. It also makes it more life like while not having to increase the reverb of the midi track. In the second verse after the first chorus, I added I'm not sure what to call it but a sound that leads up a half beat before the snare. As for the kick (bass drum), I have 2 layers. One is the midi layer that has a low frequency and another pre recorded loop that has a high yet still low frequency. This was done so you will be able to hear the bass-y part of the beat in small speakers as well as large bass loving speakers. IT also gave it more substance to have a varying kick drum. It is unusually and I don't think I have ever heard varying kick drums before but somehow this works. I chose this beat from the midi loops but took out a lot of junk and kept the snare drum (the claps) and created my own kick (bass drum) in a separate track. Usually I will add flange to the snare of my mixes but the claps were already spread out between both speakers. The claps are exactly how they are in the original midi loop. I just simply added a slight reverb and raised the high frequency to make it a touch crisper. I think this beat sounds modern. It does kind of sound like beats on the radio these days. I didn't know where else to go with the beat. I really wanted a modern sound, although it does have a retro sound to it. I struggled with the bass line and ultimately decided to take it out! It worked but actually it's still there in 2 different ways. The constant melody through out 90% of the song was once the bass line but I shifted the midi sound up 19 points, meaning to go to 24 (full 2 octaves), again experimenting with different variations and decided to keep it there that way. The chorus is the portion of the song with out the claps and contains an instrument called Persian Santoor from the Word Music Jam Pack. It gives adds a warm "organic" element to the song among the many cold synthesizers in the track. The chorus has a one note bass line and seems to bring each part of a song to a resolved feel. This song is very William Orbit Like, one of my favorite musical composers. Every one keeps saying not to add lyric to the song and keep it as is. I will post the version with lyrics after it is finished and ask for your thoughts. Update 9-17-08 I still love this song. I have a vocal version I may post if I get enough requests!
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Recording vocals in Garageband
 
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You will need to use compression to reduce the soundwave volume peaks. When the meter peaks over in to the yellow or red, your distance between your lows and high points in volume is too great. This is why compression is used. I use to use Garageband's compression effects but find that they take a bit of resolution out of the sound. There are a few I use I bough or downloaded for free, I will post in another video on compression later. I usually raise the high frequency EQ's to bring out the sounds/tones in the voice where enunciating consonants are heard. This allows the words to be understood. However, usually the "s" sounds like SSsprinkleS or SSsnakesS - SSS -- sound that causes a spike in volume that leads to an over all weak mix. Professional programs like Logic Pro and I cant remember the other widely used program but, they all have an effect called "De-Esser" that clips the spike in sound. I manually adjust the 10k frequency down a notch or two and then the volume down a notch in the exact same spot. You may have noticed that the reverb added more decibels in the volume. Also notice how the meter shows varying volume on the left and right channels as opposed to the uniform volume with out any effects? Reverb is like a constant echo and to make it sound like its reverberating in a wide space, it needs to shift from left to right like sound waves do in real life as they bounce off of the walls in a large breasted space woman. I still use apples "MatrixReberb" effect. One could teach a whole course on reverb and how and why or why not to use it. I'll just say, it adds depth, warmth and space to the mix even when hardly any is used. When not used as in the beginning of this video, it sounds very flat and the listener becomes aware of the room the vocals were recorded in. In this case, at home right in-front of my computer.
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"goodbye" Original Garageband Unfinished
 
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I wont post the entire song, this is one of my best and if all goes well in the fall it could be a song that would eventually be on my album. This song has a modern beat that you would her on the radio. I usually like to use beats that are unusual or uncommon but I'm going for mass appeal this time. I posted the 1st version on Friday and since then, tightened up the sounds, took some extra instruments out and re adjusted the over all equalizers of the whole song. When you get a chance, those of you who are really into composing music using garageband or into the sound engineering or mastering art, take a listen both versions and see how much of a difference there is. I have not been this excited about one of my songs in a long time. Its hard to sleep when I am this excited, wanting to work on it non stop. I listen to it in my ipod all day listening for possible changes. The lyrics, I literally made up while sitting there with the microphone in my hand - and with out planning to even do any recording on Friday. Here is what I did to get a better sound. 1. Added a baseline 2. Compared my song to other like professionally mastered songs to their over all equalization. Mariah Carey's "We belong together" was a good close match. I made sure certain elements like the bass, and over all other tones matched. 3. Added more AudioUnit :Dynamic processor, which is a compressor. By doing so, most of the synthesizers wont get to loud at times and stick out of the over all even mix volume. I also used this on the master track to even the sound. 4 removed extra instruments that were just too much. 5. I used more compression on the vocals, added more resonance to them as well using the AudioUnit, HiPass. 6. I had to re-record some vocals that were slightly off. 7. I raised the over all bass level and the high end EQ for the vocals.
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European Vacation: London
 
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I walked around London and had such a great time. I met a man called Peter, who took me on a boat ride down the Thames River then to Canary Wharf. I kept imagining mediaeval times in London and how it would have looked. The first morning I woke up in London, before I even opened my eyes, I expected to hear the sound of horses outside as the sound of a busy monday would have sounded hundreds of years ago. I really had no idea of what London would look like. I found it very beautiful, I know I will be back! I have 3 segments. The 1st is a music video like segment where the video sound is removed and music put in place.
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Garageband Remix: Me Singing With Mariah Carey 2.0
 
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In Stereo http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=tLjKlwjhkhE&fmt=18 Upgraded from yesterdays version more vocals and added instruments This was just for fun - to see what I could come up with. I was not quite ready to compose another song but wanted to sing something and record it. I always loved this song from Mariah. This song is from Mariah Carey's Fantasy album released in 1995, a time when no one else could really sing like this in the pop world and very few in the soul world. Mariah had been around for 5 years at this point and going strong with this album. Not many pop stars that came out in 1990 were around in 1995. In the R&B world singers like Faith Evans and Mary J. Blidge where new and hot! Rappers like the brat and missy elliot came out. Becuase Mariah was just as smart then as she is today, she prepared for the change from the early 90's to the mid 90's with her Shawn puffy combs style "sampleing" song, Fantasy. At that time no other Pop star had ever had a gangster or any kind of rapper in their pop oriented music. It was a bit much for me at the time but every one i knew who was not much of a fan of Mariah loved this song. This was the beginning of Mariah's journey towards who she really was musically rather than the Record executives motivated squeaky clean broad spectrum basic pop. The singers out today in my opinion try to emulate this vocal style. I can do it to an extent but I have my own voice and style (as you may have noticed in my other posted songs). Some singers throw too many notes ( melisma ) into a word just because they can and they think it sounds awesome. It only sounds awesome when you are feeling the words and the emotions, the notes will with out effort, follow. That's just it, for some singers out today, there is just too much effort in trying to sing a certain way. My advise to any one who wants to sing is sing only in a way that is natural to your voice. Explore your vocal abilities and range and record samples of yourself to hear which style range or keys best suits your voice. I started this at about 6:00 today and finished recording it at around 8 then messed with the effects and eq's for about a half hour. This was just for fun, now it's 11:00 at night and time 4 me 2 go to bed...
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Reposted Original Garageband Song: How Does it feel
 
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I received some feedback that my vocals were too compressed which diminished the resolution and life like sound was not coming all the way through. This is the re-mastered version. I also extended the ending, adding vocal textures and introduce an electric guitar loop towards the very end. Some times you have to decide if the song will just fade out or if it will unravel out. In the original post, it simply fades out with the beat fully intact. In this updated version, I strip away the snare then the bass then kick drum, added electric guitar and a slight bit of Congo drums. I added vocals with AudioUnit delay which is a mono echo. The re-mastered changes in this version: I widened the piano sounds(spreading the sound out more in both speakers) uncompressed the vocals (reduced limiting of louder sounds in my voice) and some of the syths-keyboard sounds and re- adjusted EQ in some places. The biggest difference from the original post will be the clarity of the over all sound. I wrote this song in early 2008 and modeled it after Sade's "couldnt Love you more" song as far as the feel I was going for and the tones in my voice. I was glad to be able to use the footage I shot with my canon VIXIA HF100. I forget the setting I used. I think at times I used cinema mode and other times TV mode both a great for low light and at night filming. Its best to test all setting before you start filming as the light conditions make the difference. When light is low, the video will be grainy however this camera does have night mode. I dont like how the frames move when in that mode, so I avoid it. I only use the "Easy Mode" for mid day light shots. Thanks for checking my video!
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Tosca 2000 Album Entitled Sazuki 2nd track: Sazuki
 
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Presented in High Quality Stereo! This song from Tosca started my love for this type of music. I loved this from the first time I heard it when I was in Hollywood on Sunset Blvd at the Virgin Mega Record store. I casually picked up the headphones and took a chance on listening to an artist I had never heard of before. This music making duo Tosca has defiantly influenced my musical composition style. They have an electronic yet organic feel to them-very modern chic and a coolness like Sade. If you really listen to it, you will notice its the same bass line over and over again but stacked with rhythmic synthesizers and smoky synthesizers that add depth. There is also a synthesizer that is borderline bass that builds up to what is like a pre chorus. The female vocals that have a smoky vibe to them to as well as lifts the song and keeps it flowing while adding a human element in such a synthesized track. The drum beat is all natural adding that organic feel to the song. It's clever variations dancing around the synthesizers is brilliant. I must say the bass line that is very minimal still drives the song and to show more variation when the bass is removed changes the mood from heavy to light I recommend this and all of their albums that come after this one. If some of their songs sound familiar that its because their music is always featured in television and radio commercials and sometimes movies. If you have a moment tell me what you think of the video. I took about 3 hours making this. I used imovie HD ( the previous version) and had to use my video camera to record the screen. I hope you like the song as much as I do.
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Down Town Los Angeles After Midnite vixia 100 HD
 
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Downtown LA, after midnight on a Tuesday. As large as LA is, not much goes on after midnight downtown. There was even less going on 10 years ago before the condo boom of the early new millennium. Once I took a date around empty downtown LA in 2003. It was magical : ) He was from a small town in France and only in town for a week. He was mesmerized and it was fun. Please if any one knows the music let me know. I found this song in 2001 and lost the data for it after I downloaded it. I later found a CD I dumped it on but the data indicating the artist did not covert when I transferred to CD to hard drive : ( Update: The camera just got stolen out of my car. I am crying.
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El Pescador Beach
 
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North of Zuma Beach. All the other beaches were mad crazy crowed. We decided to go where we could enjoy more beach and less people on a Sunday afternoon.
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Original Garageband 80s concept
 
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this is just a concept of a song in progress just started less than 24 hours ago
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Garageband Beat Bass and Synth Sample
 
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I’m really loving the song especially as the mastering job is one of my best but I can’t seem to get good lyrics and my voice just doesn’t fit the song so far. I uploaded the vocals just before this video but without the beat.
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Original Garageband Instrumental:Love You in Paris
 
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Me In Paris a week ago. . See if you can hear all of the textures, colors and soundscapes I put into this song. I finished the song and added just a touch of vocals towards the end. They are more of a texture rather than a center piece of communication of words - all though I am singing words. I really like this song : ) This was the first time I had ever been to another country where I am the foreigner who does not speak the native language. Why did the food taste so good there and regular coffee at starbucks was so magical!!! While at starbucks I ate my favorite kind of cake, carrot cake, that usually comes with the creme icing on top. In Paris, the carrot cake was heavenly!!!! I ate it every other day. It was an experience to remember. The clips that did not make it in to this were the Louvre Museum clips. I will still post more video of PAris. I have 8 Gigs of video of Paris and 16 Gigs of London and Scotland I'll post soon. Thanks for watching : )
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VIXIA HF100
 
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testing different exporting settings..
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"Ecstasy" Completed Original Garageband Composition
 
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I wrote this song a year ago wondering what love was and that feeling of new love. Little did I know I was attracting this to become a reality and just as I described, I felt this at one time. We fell apart and so did my world month or 2 later. The second half of the song I recorded last week is Me imagining what a solid closeness is like - I have yet to experience. Perhaps I am attracting another beautiful experience to come with someone I have yet to meet. Finished this after all this time (Feb of 2008). I will be posting more as the time approaches when I have to have as many songs together for the trip to Europe in the fall. The vocals towards the end were recorded with a new microphone that captures more resolution. All the neighbors heard me recording that part. I seem to have more power in my voice than I did last year. I will be doing more vocals for older songs I wrote. If you add &fmt=18 to the end of the url you will hear more clarity in my spoken words. This one came out really nice. I thought I'd share it! Tell me what you think! I'm really look forward to feedback! Thanks, Terrell
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Original Garageband Song: Hot Chicks on the Runway
 
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This is an instrumental song I created using garageband back in 2005. The sad thing is, my hard drive crashed in Feb of 06 and I lost this file. I have burned copies of the song but not the actual .band file. It never really had a title. I always imagined it sounded like music in the back round of a Victoria secret runway fashion show. I just grabed video from on line to highlight the song. I added vocals at the time I composed this and wanted them to be more like guitars so, I added the amp stimulation effect and panned the vocals to the side. I took this song to a small record company-label in Van Nuys in 2005 and met with a guy named Tie or Pi (something like that). I was really surprised that he was not interested in my work but perhaps they were looking for more of a finished product.. I knew nothing about the mastering process then. I put this song away thinking that there must be something wrong with it. Listening to it now, I think it is great and an excellent composition for some one whom at the time, was only composing music for a little over a year!!!!! Tell me what you think! I lost so many of my best songs at the time of the crash. I was devastated! I'll be posting them all soon. It really was a spectacular discovery period when I really learned what I was capable of.
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Remaking Song in Garageband Robert Palmer Mariah Carey
 
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This is a song I am working on at the moment, Didn't mean to turn you on from the 80,s This was totally a surprise when I put this together on my half day off, Christmas eve. When I sat down in front of the computer, I just had this drum loop. By 5:00 p.m. I had the beginning of this song. I's really going well. I did add some vocals just for this video. I will re-sing it when my voice is in better shape but what's there is fine for now. I grabbed some Robert Palmer and Mariah Carey clips from on-line as wells as some of my posted stuff on youtube. BTW, Yes, I am a Mariah Carey fan! I was so excited over how this was going I could not sleep, so I stayed up until 5 in the morning posting the other video with some tips on how I was getting some of the results in garageband with the effects. I think I am at the point where i should upgrade to Logic Pro. I could upgrade to logic express but I think I may be ready for the hard core software
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Chocolate Rain mini 80,s R&B remix of Tay Zonday
 
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I did this in about an hour and a half for fun. I think he looks like Janet Jackson..... If this gets a bunch of hits, maybe I'll actually create a full version, but for now I was just having fun with audio using Garageband. I posted a stereo version on mysapce.com/varvorines UPDATE check ot my 90's remixof this song. I wish some one took enu interest in remixing my songs... Stereo always sounds better. ..actually here is the link http://myspacetv.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=22607675 He has over 11 million hits already?????
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Testing Night footage Canon HF100 VIXIA100
 
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The color as well as the black and white contrast is amazing. This camera costs only 899.00! I have been looking for years for a camera of this quality and they usually go for $1,500 on up to $3,000. I really am amazed at this footage. I had to compress the video for youtube and in doing so, I lost the high definition quality. I will have to test various methods until I find a way to post the video as clear and crisp as it looks on my computer uncompressed. It's beautiful. Expect allot more original videos to be posted soon. The video camera is a Canon. The model is called VIXIA HF100 and uses an SD card in place of digital Video tapes. I am borrowing a 2 GB card that will not allow me to record at the highest HD level, only the second highest. I will be posting another video like this to test the highest level of HD when my new 8 GB SD card arrives in the mail from Amazon ($36.00 including shipping) Best buy wanted $80.00 for the same thing! Thanks for stopping by!! Terrell V.
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Original Garageband Composition: Control
 
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Update: I posted this during the meltdown of 2008. It seems like it happened so fast no one really knew what hit them. Things have changed with occupy wall street. I'm not sure if protesting is the answer but one thing is for sure, just being more conscious really makes a difference. I knew this was coming and posted this then. I was really depressed with how things went down with the bank bail outs and foreclosures, I thought though things would be worse but the bottom has not yet fallen out. I hope it doesn't. I hope for peace and regulation of a fair policy. Below are my original text from 2008 Got a new microphone. You should notice more resolution in my voice. It's a MXL 990 and cost 50 bucks on Amazon.com Whats going on in the US? Its eye openeing... BTW, i just got DSL back at home. I'll be posting more of my original Garageband songs. In fact, I will be posting all of my "good" songs I have been holding out on. There may or may not be video. Times are changing. As far as my music goes, I just want you to enjoy.
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Original Garageband Composition: Untitled song B
 
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I had about 20 seconds of this song yesterday. Today I sat down at 7:30 and ended at 12:00 at night. Here's what I got... I wish I wasnt so addicted to reverb, but i guess I'm so use to it. Songs these days use little or no reverb. The truth, is there really is little reverb used. It's the echo and delay that gives it a reverb feel. I probably wont post the final version since I am close to completing an Album. this song also has a William Orbit - Tosca - Sade feel to it.
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2005 Original Garageband 80's song
 
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I created this in 2005. I was told then it sounded too 80's so I let the song fade in the background but I have always loved it!!! Sadly, I lost the garageband file in a hard drive crash in 2006 and only had a compressed copy on CD. I have started to re-create it. This is the recreated version. It sounds almost identical. For only composing music for just over a year in 2005, this is pretty good. Its been very difficult to recreate because in 2005 I was into adding a bunch of excessive elements in my songs. I strive to simplify my compositions these days but it all works so well in this song. Also I tend to have too much reverb in my music but it was so common in the 80's to have so much reverb. It is the exact opposite in todays music. Very little reverb if any is used. This is not the full song, it is started from the second verse after the 1st chorus. I removed the vocals in the 1st chorus so you can hear the instrumentation. I did not want to post the whole thing. It will be on the album in Feb/March on itunes. I dont know why I seem to be so good at creating 80's music but I guess for a while I'll stick to what I'm good at. I hope this sort of 80's music comes back in. "ill have a serious head start!!!
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Warming up the vocal cords to Mariah Carey.
 
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Singing in the style of Mariah pushes and stretches my voice to it's limits. When I challenge these limits, these boarders of my highest and lowest range begins to move.these boarders move further apart. My vocal cords get a good work out and begin to build memory. Memory you are wondering? When singers sing and accurately hit notes they are physically telling their vocal chords to shift to certain specific zones. Soon you land on the desired notes faster and more accurately. This is day 2 of my intense work out. I had to take today off only sining a few songs in the car and on the way home. My voice is very tired. 2 days ago I was having trouble hitting those high notes in the "chest voice" range. verbrato I didnt have much of a and couldn't really keep it together when singing. I forget my verbrato is in my throat and not my diaphragm like i was told to find it. I am surprised to have reached this level in 2 days. I sang for 3 hours non stop both days and then an hour in the evening and again in the shower. If you have checked out my songs on here you will notice that my natural style of sining is not like this. Occasionally I throw in a tid-bit of this in some of my songs. I have my own style and respect that like I respect other styles of music. I would never want to be a copy cat of another. I am just having fun. I
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Original Garageband Concept
 
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Not sure I'd finish this one. Started yesterday at 7:00 pm. Touched up some instrumentation this morning. Will listen to it all week in my car on the way to work and decide if its worthy of turning into a complete song
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