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How I Did It

Overboard (Prince J's Pop Fla...
by DJ Prince J
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Tue, Nov 5, 2013 @ 11:08 AM

Uses samples from:

 

Tools I Used

Pro Tools 11, MOTU 828mk3, Waves Renaissance Maxx, RealVerb, xPand!2.

Samples I Used

All samples besides the stems are original.

Original Samples

Reversed and stretched crash cymbal, processed snare, created entire drum track (no drum stems in original download).

Process

I began by trying to line up the stems as musically as possible. Next I created a drum track with alternating rhythms; I cut and pasted in sections to build the track. I then identified different sections and noted how I wanted the parts to flow in and out using effects and muting. I added aux tracks on nearly everything to add flavor and effects to the guitar, bass, vocals, and drum track. After some fine-tune editing on the main vocal track and various tweaking of effects throughout I bounced down to a stereo track. That stereo track was then bounced again with some light mastering (EQ/limiting).

Other Notes

This was a really fun project and the stems sounded great. I only spent about 2-3 hours on this due to a limited deadline but may revisit in the future.