Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby SticktheFigure » 17 Oct 2012 21:13

I feel almost ashamed that I haven't produce anything needing more than ten tracks before.
I'm not, but damn if you aren't trying me.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby DJGaugen » 17 Oct 2012 22:59

Because I love a good mess. This is my project file for my remix of Beyond Her Garden

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby GumsOfGabby » 17 Oct 2012 23:11

Friv wrote:The software I use for multi-monitor-displays allow you to stretch the whole program [FL studio's desktop] over both screens.

I think FL Studios does that for all "mult-monitor-displays".If you use the detached option for your windows you can drag them to the other screen and still use them (without having the empty toolbar at the top of the screen).
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Matthew N. » 18 Oct 2012 03:34

I sometimes envy those of you with huge monitors or dual setup. That's my next purchase for sure, however for now I have to stick to my tiny 17 inch flatscreen.

One of my current WIPs looks like this on a FULL ZOOM-OUT:

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Organized Chaos. That's how I work and that's what suits me. It may look like a total mess, but trust me - it's only looking like that.

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Raddons » 19 Oct 2012 20:47

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I was never good at organizing for stuff like school (I still am not), so I guess I compensate with this.

My patch folder for Massive is still a mess, though.

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby bartekko » 20 Oct 2012 03:40

the4thImpulse wrote:1. Make a bunch of clips
2. Add follow actions
3. Make all clips colorful (this is the most important step)
4. Hit the red button
5. Export


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skip to 0:20 and let your right ear enjoy
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby the4thImpulse » 20 Oct 2012 11:54

bartekko wrote:
the4thImpulse wrote:1. Make a bunch of clips
2. Add follow actions
3. Make all clips colorful (this is the most important step)
4. Hit the red button
5. Export


https://dl.dropbox.com/u/43557387/Swagl ... 13_492.mp4
skip to 0:20 and let your right ear enjoy


It needs 20% more rainbow colors..

But in all seriousness this is what most of my songs end up looking like:
(the picture is very large, I know, but go big or go home right?)

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The only thing missing in the pic is a plethora of automation.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Matthew N. » 20 Oct 2012 13:58

@4th

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Nine Volt » 22 Oct 2012 16:18

Sorry if it's a big image, too lazy to crop :/
This is about half the project file for Starstruck.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby MorteMcAdaver » 23 Oct 2012 04:48

How I feel whenever my feeble brain is confronted with recording software:

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Hangin' From A Cloud » 23 Oct 2012 13:20

Okay, here's a part of one of my newer projects. I think I'm gonna stick with this arranging style for a while (using blocks, that is). Could be more organised, but it works for me :)

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Sai » 23 Oct 2012 13:58

Something like this:
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I gave up naming patterns.
Sometimes I'll do some special colourful channel stuff, but that only really happens late into the production.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby UnderKeel » 24 Oct 2012 02:03

Sai wrote:Something like this:
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I gave up naming patterns.
Sometimes I'll do some special colourful channel stuff, but that only really happens late into the production.

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Sai » 24 Oct 2012 04:09

Yeah, it's a good one. Codeum made a few a while back, because he's cool like that.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Arkane » 24 Oct 2012 08:41

Wow. guess I'm the only one using the Legacy Pattern Blocks for FL Studio then! Haha!
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby JayB » 25 Oct 2012 05:34

here's my arrangement for I Love Everything:

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby konsolN » 25 Oct 2012 18:41

normally it doesn't get that big, but I wanted a lot of sounds in this Earthbound Song

and sorry for the poor picture quality, I wanted to keep the file size small.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Pewter Robot » 28 Oct 2012 21:54

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This probably isn't useful since most people here use FL and only I know what these tracks are. But basically the big group is the melody and bassline, Channel 42 is the drum rack, and everything else is background sounds, transition effects, and drums.
I always enjoy doing something until I have to.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Mondogreen » 28 Oct 2012 23:02

Umm... sure

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby skorp » 29 Oct 2012 09:35

Veeery simple arrangement:
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby GhostXb » 29 Oct 2012 12:57

Just recently got a second monitor, it makes my life so much easier! Well this is the template I now use to start my songs.

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I use the left side for misc stuff like piano rolls and opening plugin windows. I use the second for monitoring, mixing, and for the playlist. I usually have a wallpaper that suites the song I'm working on.

My default master bus. I leave Ozone off until I'm ready to master.

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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby SevenUpPony » 02 Nov 2012 15:06

SticktheFigure wrote:I like to keep things simple.
(I apologize now for the overly-large image. It's too late at night to crop things.)
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OMG that reminds me of how I generally lay my songs out XD
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby SevenUpPony » 02 Nov 2012 15:11

https://www.dropbox.com/s/y7zeqw9ws62vg ... layout.PNG

I know everything's so crammed together lol
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby Mesogears » 03 Nov 2012 23:27

The project name is hidden for spoiler reasons. Also, it isn't mixed or mastered yet.
Oh yeah, and you probably noticed my lack of automation. I need to work on that in my next track.
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Re: Post A Picture Of How You Arrange Your Songs

Postby SevenUpPony » 04 Nov 2012 14:47

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Layout for my newest track
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