Author Topic: DSND Files from BFD  (Read 34553 times)

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #30 on: April 04, 2012, 02:17:47 AM »
Tell ya what .... I am really starting to like BFD ..... I have run into some snags to building quality dsnds here and there, plenty of do overs .... but I really like the versatility of the sounds .... Always thought BFD would be better for real, but more raw drum sounds. And yes that is true to an extent, but after getting more into the presets and re-tweaking lots of the settings it is really cool how you can get just what you want .... if you want the dry ... more raw sound, fine .... prefer a huge room sound or a Hvy Thud rock sound that is there too .... it is nice to be able to take the same drum kit and get some very different sounding results .... Really getting won over to BFD ....

I would suggest making sure you have all the downloadable presets intalled that are at the FXpansion download page, and browse through those. I usually start off with a pretty default sounding kit. But usually keep that and do a couple of different versions ... maybe a deep/fat kit ... Big room kit ... whatever .... I go through some various presets, go back and change some FX, EQ, compression settings if needed, try different amounts of Room, OH, ambience in the instrument, aux's and master mix .... etc. .....  and besides ending up with some really Fun kits to play, it is a fun learning process besides .... J
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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2012, 11:09:23 PM »
id like to say here a big thank you to brian haggis, for helping me with my enormous amount of questions regarding the creation of dsnds. i managed to make one crash!!! one zone but all went well!!! in my second attempt to make a splash i failed dramatically, but i know i am in the right direction so a big thanx to brian, and to everyone contributing to this thread. and to everyone that is starrting to make their owns, if i can i aill also answer all your questions!!! cheers to all

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #32 on: May 22, 2012, 12:28:34 AM »
Just to give folks something to mull over: I have recently started using Reaper to produce the audio files for DSNDs. It's very easy: simply load your VST instrument (you can access all of them in one place), add a MIDI pattern, go into your VST and choose the instrument, set the mix, etc, activate the MIDI learn, close the VST and render the track in Reaper. It has given me some of the cleanest .wav files I have produced. Just one tip, when you load your VST, don't accept all the channel outputs. Instead select "no" so that it gets reduced to two-channel stereo.
So, bascially, it's all the same as Brian has indicated - except the render part which is done in Reaper. Same goes for SD2 - follow the instructions and then render in Reaper.
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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #33 on: May 22, 2012, 08:34:52 AM »
i found a program that takes video from my pc screen. i have no microphone, but i have headphones with microphone, perhaps they work. shall i try to make a video tutorial? i am not best, but i have made a single zone dsnd crash. i failed in a single zone dsnd splash. perhaps after my video people can add what i did wrong , and perhaps it can help others? if it is not a good idea tell me guys

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #34 on: May 22, 2012, 12:11:05 PM »
Hi guys,

I was thinking of doing the same thing,  a video version of the BFD tutorial that I did. Not sure what is the best program to use so if anyone can recommend any free software for screen and mic capture that would be great.

If I can get the sotware I'll try and do a video this weekend.

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #35 on: May 22, 2012, 02:08:52 PM »
camstudio recorder my friend. it is free. i can even sendit to you if you want. my only problem is i dont have a mic. so i will recordonly the video and record sound with my mobile phone and then render them in one avi

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #36 on: May 22, 2012, 02:33:17 PM »
Hi BA,

Yes I downloaded camstudio. I have a headset with mic so I'll do video (or 2) this weekend showing the whole process from BFD2 , Soundforge (for chopping up) to the Dsound tool and maybe also the 2Box editor too.

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #37 on: May 22, 2012, 02:47:10 PM »
brian, beofre you do that, i will make my won video om my succesfull making of dsnd of a sabian 14 crash and the unsuccesful making of a sbian splash. perhaps you can see what i do wrong, and add that comment to the video?
if i cant render audio and video in one file, i guess you all could be able to see the video in youtube and open media player etc to hear also sound, right? cheers and thanx. i am stil lsick, but i will do it tonight....

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #38 on: May 22, 2012, 03:21:14 PM »
because i am sick and bored, the video is currently uploaded to youtube with no sound (i have no microphone). i recorded the audio in my mobilephone. so i will give you that file as well. first start the audio then start the video and you will be fine.(better buffer the video first. you can play the audio file with winamp, mediaplayer etc. whatever you want. the audio is good quality, the video not so much cause it would be more than a giga to upload... but you can see what i do.... in about an hour there will be  the link from youtube here. i will edit this post with audio link first as it will be faster uploaded

ok youtube says the link is this
http://youtu.be/NDDz_Cq6baw
but of course it hasnt been uploaded yet. i will tell you when it is done guys... in about 75 minutes
audio you can download from here
http://wtrns.fr/RlUG4aO71WYx9UC

i hope you people can answer all my question on why i failed the splash, and how we make a dsnd with articulations. thanx...
sorry if it is a drag to see the video from youtube and listen to the audio from other application. i am also sick and couldnt really concentrate to do a proper video. i also didnt have a microphone
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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #39 on: May 22, 2012, 04:37:22 PM »
video is ready please tell me what you think
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDDz_Cq6baw&feature=youtu.be


i just saw it. i played audio with winam. it is very good. brian, jman, i hope you answer my questions and fix the problems i faced in the second dsnd. thanx
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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #40 on: May 23, 2012, 12:09:21 PM »
Hi BA,

I watched the video and I can see where you are going wrong. I'll try and get a video done this weekend explaining what to do and why certain things are done.

All the best.

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2012, 04:06:58 PM »
thank you my friend. since you found why i fail in the splash dsnd i am so happy that i will learn the whole process. thank you my friend. take your time!!! you are the bst. take care

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #42 on: May 26, 2012, 12:44:30 PM »
Hi guys,

I recorded my first video today showing how I export a snare from BFD2. The first video covers the snare hit and the second will cover the rim.

After these I plan to do  a ride (at BA's request) and also a hi-hat.

First video is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0OXzxbi1cA&feature=youtu.be

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #43 on: May 26, 2012, 01:56:00 PM »
Hi guys,

Three videos up here now: http://www.youtube.com/user/2BoxSoundCreation?feature=mhee

These cover snare, snare rim and ride with three articulations and creating the DSND in the Dsound tool.

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Re: BFD exports for .dsnds
« Reply #44 on: May 26, 2012, 03:02:53 PM »
Hi guys,

I recorded my first video today showing how I export a snare from BFD2. The first video covers the snare hit and the second will cover the rim.

After these I plan to do  a ride (at BA's request) and also a hi-hat.

First video is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0OXzxbi1cA&feature=youtu.be

Cheers!
ill keep adding reputation to you my friend till you have more rep than me. you deserve it!!!!! thank you so much!!!!! i love your accent btw. are you scottish?
on topic, i understood the video very well, i almost do the same thing with you. only one question. when you make the midi file from the snare , did you choose the note to be d3, or did you choose any other note than d3? this is my only question concerning the first video. ill watch the other videos now. god bless you

edit. i saw now the second video. i see that when you wanted to make a wav from the "hit" samples you chose all articulations, and when you wanted to make a "rim"wav you chose rim articulation. wouldnt it be wiser to choose also hit articulation for the hits?or there is no real problem in that? thank you
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