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Jack Stoner


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Post Posted 22 Feb 2017 6:55 am     Reply with quote

I'm creating two "backup" tracks for a singer friend this morning. First time I've tried this method - I'm taking the song track and creating the drums, bass, steel, rhythm and lead guitar tracks from the song track. So far, I've created the drum track - manually with an Alesis SR-16 drum machine pads (also a first for me). Also tracked bass. After I get off of here I'm going to track steel and guitars.

I got the songs from the Internet and transposed them into the key the singer wanted using my Karaoke program.

After I get all the tracks the way I want them I'll mixdown and add a little Ozone 5 mastering to spiff them up.

The two songs are both gospel songs.
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Bob Hoffnar


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Post Posted 22 Feb 2017 5:12 pm     Reply with quote

Sounds like a fun project.
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Tony Prior


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Charlotte NC..
Post Posted 23 Feb 2017 3:47 am     Reply with quote

Jack, kool ! Go up on those Karaoke websites and forums and tell them what you do, several will contact you. I have done a bunch of these with good success over the last couple of years. I charged $100 song . Problem is many of the Karaoke singers don't understand the language of Chorus, Verse, Bridge etc.. I haven't done any in awhile now they were just way too time consuming for me, not the music, the conversations with the clients !


There is a small market out there which as far as I can tell, for individual songs, is untapped.

Go for it ! Smile
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Jack Stoner


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Post Posted 23 Feb 2017 5:03 am     Reply with quote

I don't plan on doing more of these. It was more a challenge and learning project to do these two.

I don't have software to create a full karaoke song with lyrics. These two are just the music and the singer will have to copy the original lyrics/style when she sings them.
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