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#354255 - 11/08/12 12:46 AM AJAMSONIC Demo's
Henni Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
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Hi all,

I'm taking it upon myself to make all official AJAMSONIC demos that I can find available over here.

Unofficial demos over here.

I've found the following:

* This is extracted from the new video so there will be visual effects that demonstrate more of what is happening - hence the lack-of-playing-too-much from 00:03 - 00:37 (talking and playing at the same time isn't easy!)

* At 00:20 - the new pads come in (assigned to LOWER1 voice).

* At 01:03 - the new ORGAN BARS and RHODES Piano are heard in style as the new EU-B3 Organ is played on the right/lead voice. Notice how the RHODES Piano plays in a subtle but yet present way (using both Parallel and Close style mode - but ... the style is programmed such that it changes these automatically, hence generating the feeling of variation within a variation!!!)

* At 01:37 - the new BRASS comes in (not so 'in your face' but you will know they are there!)

* From 01:44 - 01:45 - New 'Smart' Walking Bass lines that lead you into next measure (noticeable in Fills) ...

* At 01:54 - the new Choir voices (Ahhh and Ohhh) played by Chord 2 and Chord 3 in style come in as lead horns are played. Also new LIVE GUITAR comes in ... subtle ... but there.

* At 02:45 - new Smart WALKING BASS LINES programmed into FILLS! These sort of 'lead the fill' into the next measure/bar.

* At 03:01 & 03:18 - Listen to how the BASS line perfectly follows as 'decending chords' are played in real time on Arranger.

* At 03:37 - Real Live Ending (Programmed into ENDING-1)... as you would experience with a LIVE band! Ending 2 and 3 are musical (following the official KETRON Style Programming guide)!


OVER ALL COMMENTS.
* Notice the balance, panning, mix and sparing use of effects
* Notice the over all presence of the style
* Song being played was made up ... by simply being inspired by the style (of course I played this way after the style was completed so I could have a clear 'head')


Attachments
AJAMSONIC RnBlues_3.mp3 (125 downloads)

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#354273 - 11/08/12 07:22 AM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Henni]
abc_doremi Offline
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Registered: 07/22/09
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Sounds nice! but have you tried the internal "R&BLUES 3"? very similar...

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#354295 - 11/08/12 09:48 AM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Henni]
Diki Offline
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I'm kind of wondering how smart can a bass line be, if it doesn't know what the next chord is until you play it?

A 'walking' bass-line walks FROM somewhere, TO somewhere. It always knows where it is FROM, but it sure don't know where it's going TO!

Mind you, I have always thought that, in an arranger with a Chord Sequencer, once you have played the chords one time (and had the usual 'lost' basslines) the arranger might be smart enough to analyze the chords and drop in basslines that actually DO move intelligently from one chord to the next...

Oh well... Next year in Jerusalem!

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#354298 - 11/08/12 10:04 AM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Diki]
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Diki,

You're right ...

It does have it's limitations - same is applied when using RIFF -:)

In this case, the 'assumptions' made (taking common song progressions) are:-
* if you press the FILL in a 7th, walk to a MAJOR.
* if you press the FILL in a MAJOR, walk to a MAJOR.
* if you press the FILL in a MINOR, walk to a MINOR (**)
* For other progressions, maintain current table OR use Alternate bass line (feature we have in STYLE MODE - BASS)

Of course depending on style of music you play, you still have limitations regardless ... but at least this gives you something to start with and as we develop more styles in different types of music, we will expand (also with hopes that the Arranger technology expands too), but for now, the bass line isn't too 'smart' ... yet, but better than having a redundant bass line through out the style Arrangement.

And your suggestion with the Chord Sequencer is well taken and intuitive indeed!
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#354349 - 11/08/12 10:17 PM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Ketron_AJ]
Henni Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 3088
Loc: South Africa
Hi all,

More official AJAMSONIC demos as promised. I had to convert as original files too big to upload here.

Keep well all my friends,

Henni


Attachments
AJAMSONIC ZOUK & KIZOMBA.mp3 (79 downloads)
AJAMSONIC-AN AFRO JAZZ.mp3 (51 downloads)

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#354350 - 11/08/12 10:36 PM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Henni]
Henni Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 3088
Loc: South Africa
Hi all,

More official AJAMSONIC demos as promised.

Keep well all my friends,

Henni


Attachments
AJAMSONIC Rock n RIFF.mp3 (77 downloads)
AJAMSONIC BOLERO UNO.mp3 (61 downloads)

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#354351 - 11/08/12 10:39 PM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Henni]
Henni Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 3088
Loc: South Africa
Hi all,

More official AJAMSONIC demos as promised.

Keep well all my friends,

Henni


Attachments
A Charleston Beat.mp3 (42 downloads)
AJAMSONIC SOCA SLIDE.mp3 (31 downloads)

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#354704 - 11/14/12 02:45 AM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Henni]
Henni Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 3088
Loc: South Africa
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Attachments
8 A 5-4 Jazz AJAM-STYLE.mp3 (48 downloads)
8 A Country 2 Step AJAM-STYLE.mp3 (30 downloads)

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#354705 - 11/14/12 02:47 AM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Henni]
Henni Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 3088
Loc: South Africa
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8 A Country Rock AJAM-STYLE.mp3 (35 downloads)
8 A Country Surfer AJAM-STYLE.mp3 (33 downloads)

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#354706 - 11/14/12 02:49 AM Re: AJAMSONIC Demo's [Re: Henni]
Henni Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 3088
Loc: South Africa
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Attachments
8 A Guitar Choir AJAM-STYLE.mp3 (89 downloads)
8 A One Drop Reggae AJAM-STYLE.mp3 (30 downloads)

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