Cole Masaitis- Ghosts, Unrequited

Here’s the draft of my Ableton Live final performance project! This was my first time working with a live set in Ableton, I experimented rehearsing with key mappings with automations including Beat Repeat, Cut-O-Matic and two Auto-Filters, I definitely enjoyed it!

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Have a great summer!!

Cole Masaitis – Stargazing

I added vocals, effects, and automation since my last draft!

Hope you enjoy!!

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Cole Masaitis – Live Project Draft

Here’s my draft for my live project!! I reworked a song on guitar I wrote a while back, added bass, drums, a synth melody, and guitar doubling! Of course, there are still vocals to come. The lessons definitely helped me because I had no idea how to switch out session view and that’s what made Live so confusing, I also thought it was interesting that you can make your own drum rack with any samples you want!

Hope you enjoy, and I’ll have the final up ASAP!

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Cole Masaitis – We Found Hope, Where Nothing Grows (Logic Final)

I experimented a lot with panning and volume automation, and adding a few plugins such as reverb, echo, compression, and EQ in my piece, all of which the logic readings helped me in incorporating these techniques into my pieces! I added two or three sections since the last version of the song, recorded vocals, two guitar tracks, along with a sample!

I had a lot of fun making this, and I hope you enjoy it too!

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Cole Masaitis Logic Project Draft

Here’s my first draft of my logic project, the readings have helped me think of how to break up my songs, and sort of layer my sections as I write them. I’ve doubled a few lead parts to make them sound fuller, and I’m excited to see where things go next!

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Cole Masaitis- Loop Project Final Draft – Running

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I worked on two new additions, to my loop project from comments on my last draft! I added recorded vocals of myself, extended the piano outro, and recorded myself improvising over it! I had a lot of fun making these new additions, I hope you like them!

 

Cole Masaitis – Loop Draft

Here’s my first loop draft containing all of the requirements except for vocals so far. The readings helped me layout a simple song structure and not clutter my loop project with two many different parts and instruments. I did not know that there were MIDI loops as well as audio loops until going through the lesson, and that you would get artifacts if the tempo was too different from an audio loops natural tempo. The Logic lesson also taught me that I can transpose the key to audio loops, which I did not know it was possible!Screen Shot 2016-01-29 at 5.11.39 PM

I went in adding loops that I liked, and this is how it turned out!