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The Steven Melin Audio Experience

The Steven Melin Audio Experience

Author: Steven Melin

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I'm here to help you grow your music composition business. Whether you're brand new or have been composing for years, I want to take you to the next level.
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  #55: I just released my first free VST's: Prayer Piano & Beatbox Kit. Let's check 'em out and talk about more coming this year. Audio edited by Adam Smith Studios. Download all my free VST's: https://www.stevenmelin.com/samplelibraries         
#49: Let's check out the Vienna Smart Orchestra, the latest library from Vienna Symphonic Library and compose some 2D Battle VGM today :) Vienna Smart Orchestra: https://www.vsl.co.at/en/Starter_Editions/Smart_OrchestraVienna Smart Spheres: https://www.vsl.co.at/en/Starter_Editions/Smart_Spheres ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
#48: What's the simplest way to achieve a realistic MIDI orchestra sound while still maintaining control of each step of the process? Here are my top 6 Waves plugins for a realistic, thick, & big mix with any MIDI orchestra. Take advantage of the Waves Halloween Sale (31% off!) with coupon code "31OFF"! Plugins used in this episode (in order):============================ API 550 EQ → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=API550TDM&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fplugins%2Fapi-550 API 2500 Compressor → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=API2500TDM&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fplugins%2Fapi-2500 Kramer Master Tape → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=KMPXTTDM&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fplugins%2Fkramer-master-tape IR1 Reverb → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=IR1SG&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fplugins%2Fir1-convolution-reverb NLS (Non-Linear Summer) → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=NLSTDM&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fplugins%2Fnls-non-linear-summer L2 Ultramaximizer → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=V5-L2T4A&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fplugins%2Fl2-ultramaximizer Xfer OTT (free multi-band compressor) → https://splice.com/plugins/3788-ott-vst-au-by-xfer-records Waves Bundles Featuring these Plugins (to save even more):====================================== API Collection → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=USW379-1362-623&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fbundles%2Fapi-collection Diamond Bundle → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=USW379-1362-555&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fbundles%2Fdiamond Horizon Bundle → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=USW379-1362-659&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fbundles%2Fhorizon Mercury Bundle → http://waves.alzt.net/c/1957587/287542/4512?prodsku=USW379-1362-612&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waves.com%2Fbundles%2Fmercury *As an affiliate of Waves, every purchase of these plugins supports my channel at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!
Remember that beauty is often right in front of you...if you stop to see it. ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
#47: Let's see Massive X in action as I live compose a Visual Pixel VGM track. Massive X is the latest synth by Native Instruments, as featured in Komplete 12. Unlike the traditional Massive plugin, Massive X is a brand-new engine for more easily crafting custom synths. ►Try the Massive X Demo Free → https://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/komplete/synths/massive-x/ ►Check out Komplete 12* → https://amzn.to/35IjVut *Komplete 12 purchases support my channel at no additional cost to you! Thanks for your support :)
Final demo track featuring the Ostinato Series (Strings, Brass, & Woodwinds) by Sonokinetic. Since this track is only 45 sec long, I play through it multiple times here soloing each instrument group to showcase how each fits into the mix. ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
#46: Let's explore one of the coolest orchestral sample libraries on the market! Check out Sonokinetic Ostinato Series: https://www.sonokinetic.net/products/bundles ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
#45: Yup. It's free. Sort of. Grab your download: https://www.vsl.co.at/en/Starter_Editions/BBO ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
#44: That's right. The never-ending soundtrack continues! Join me as I write a new track for my favorite little 16-bit SNES platformer in the making, Beard Blade. ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
Final result of the live Sonokinetic atonal libraries review & demo, composed in the style of Dark Souls! ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
#43: Dark Souls anyone? Let's compose a dreadful boss track in the style of Dark Souls featuring a host of Sonokinetic libraries including:•Tutti Vox (atonal choir)•Espressivo (atonal orchestra)•Woodwind Ensemble (traditional wind samples)•AMS Bowls, Carillon, Chime, & Sleigh Bells Check out all of Sonokinetic's libraries: https://www.sonokinetic.net ►► Answers to the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less → https://steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/2de3a0dd6c
My result after using Sonokinetic NOIR for just 1 hr! Check out Sonokinetic NOIR: https://www.sonokinetic.net/products/instruments/noir
#42: Let's compose some noir jazz music in the style of Bernard Herrmann, with the help of NOIR from Sonokinetic: https://www.sonokinetic.net/products/instruments/noir ►► Answer the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less. Free eBook → http://screenmusic.academy/free-ebook
The finished 16-bit Super Nintendo track exclusively featuring tracks from Super Audio Cart by Impact Soundworks: https://impactsoundworks.com/product/super-audio-cart
#41: It's about time. My review + live demo using Super Audio Cart by Impact Soundworks to compose 16-bit Super Nintendo music for an RPG. ►►Check out Super Audio Cart → https://impactsoundworks.com/product/super-audio-cart ►► My best recommendations for budget sample instruments (including several mentioned in this live stream) → https://www.stevenmelin.com/blog/best-budget-vsts
#40: In this 2 hr live stream, I compose a 2 min. track using the intimate & beautiful small ensemble phrases of Sonokinetic INDIE: https://www.sonokinetic.net/products/instruments/indie/ This is one of the most inspiring libraries I've ever used! ►► Answer the Top 25 Questions Every Composer Asks in 5 Minutes or Less. Free eBook → http://screenmusic.academy/free-ebook
#39: I go behind-the-scenes and share how I scored a recent movie trailer featuring several 8Dio Insolidus Choir tracks. ►► Check out 8Dio Insolidus Choir → https://8dio.com/instrument/insolidus-choir-for-kontakt-vst-au-aax-samples ►► Check out the 8Dio Free ASMR Project → https://8dio.com/2019/07/30/free-asmr
Take time to enjoy the beauty in front of you. Download this track inside the free 2D Ambient VGM pack to use in your games, no strings attached! → steven-stevenmelin-com.ck.page/ad3f9ef653
Main theme composed this morning during the live stream for the upcoming Metroidvania "Magnus Quest" (sequel to "Mage") by Game Sage Productions. Download my free music packs for tracks like this to use in your projects, no strings attached! → https://www.stevenmelin.com/free-music-packs
Channeling my inner Austin Wintory today with this cover of his main theme from the new soundtrack Erica.   Download my free music packs for tracks like this to use in your projects, no strings attached! → https://www.stevenmelin.com/free-music-packs
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