Tag: realism

  • Why You Should Make Your Acoustic MIDI Instruments Sound… Less Real

    Why You Should Make Your Acoustic MIDI Instruments Sound… Less Real

    Why are producers always trying to make their MIDI samples sound realistic? I argue that if anything, they should be made to sound more electronic…

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  • 4 Techniques for Creating Realistic Orchestral Strings

    4 Techniques for Creating Realistic Orchestral Strings

    With great plugins and sample packs, creating lush orchestral textures digitally is easier than ever, but making it sound real remains a challenge.

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  • Real vs. Hyperreal vs. Surreal

    Real vs. Hyperreal vs. Surreal

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. This article originally appeared on Ethan Hein’s blog. You can put all recorded music techniques and gestures into three categories: realist, hyperrealist, and surrealist. These categories have soft boundaries that broadly overlap. […]

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