What have you used Ardour for?

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sampo
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What Ardour is really about is music. It is meant for people to produce tunes with. Dazzle people with your sense of melody, synth wizardry, songwriting, beautiful voice and gorgeous production (and make Ardour look good in the progress!).

It's a good idea to include some information on how the song was made as well as the link to the song. People will be interested in where you recorded the live parts, which effects you used (in general - we're not trying to steal your production secrets) and software you used: sequencers, synths, soundfonts, etc.

If you're willing and able, why not post complete ardour sessions for others to study?

taybin
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I setup Ardour in my friend's basement studio and used it to record their practice sessions. It worked great. They were really happy with the quality.

Esa
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Sorry, my website is down at the time. When it's up, go to
http://www.emvg.net/iamallright.ogg
update: try http://www.kolumbus.fi/castle/imallright.ogg

Otherwise you can stream & download the song "I am allright" at http://www.myspace.com/esalinna

http://esa.dmusic.com/
http://esa.dmusic.com/music/stream/hifi/295034/.3b7763a2/stream.m3u

Ardour + Hydrogen in Mandriva Linux 2006, 1200 mhz AMD Duron, 512 mb RAM, Audigy2 w/
- Katar Jazzblaster - el. bass
- Katar Popmaster - el. guitar
- Maya -banjo
- Behringer Tube Ultragain Mic200 tube preamp
- Behringer Eurorack MX 602A -mixer
- some BeyerDynamic -microphone
- Yamaha PSR 273 -keyboard
- Danelectro Daddy-O & Cool Cat guitar effects
- some ladspa & vst plugins, can't remember right now which one.

All done in the bedroom, when wife & kids went out. Sometimes my daughter (8 years) did the recording = pushed the rec button in Ardour..

New mix will come sometime, since my friend recorded a new drum track for this song. In this one, there's a drum track made with Hydrogen (ultra-acoustic kit with some extra samples)

http://www.emvg.net/esa

Son of Zev
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HI

I've been using ardour for a few different things. Primarily I've been using it for recording techno (multitracking from outboard gear). Slowly getting myself more into post automation rather than MIDI automation prior to recording.

Recently did track recording for a friends "heavy guitar groove" 2 piece (guitar and drams)... Pity I over compressed the toms. Used AM Pitch shifter on one of the guitar mics (Rode NT1 - nice) to double it an octave lower and it sounds awesome.

Son of Zev
If? Records/Littlewolf Records
Melbourne, Australia
64-bit ardour
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M-Audio Delta 1010 - MOTU mtpav(as standalone 64bit driver not working)

alexK
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Sounds really great!
Cool :)

matthias
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HI,

Apart from still getting to know ardour and experimenting with using it in the 'traditional' sense, I have used it the other day for mastering. It was good to line up the songs along the timeline, using gain automation to even out the levels between them, routing the whole thing into Jamin and then recording the Jamin output back into two separate tracks in ardour (which were obviously not routed to the master !). Worked well. It was also a breeze to put a song on two other tracks for seperate EQing. Haven't done much editing with it yet.

Nice.

ardour 0.99 64-Bit on Athlon64 3000+, running on SuSE9.3 (x86_64). 1GB RAM

Cheers

Matthias

emillo
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Hi

I've used ardour + xjadeo (and muse and hydrogen in some cases) to made some music for a documentary. I think ardour is really a _great_ program.

Here are some previews of what I've done:

http://www.cricketstudios.it/download/p4.avi (6.5 Mb)

drums: hydrogen
guitars: one classical and two electric (v-amp)
bass: acoustic double bass
percussions: darbouka and shaker
flute

http://www.emillo.net/download/bar-mio.avi (5 Mb)

drums: real with brushes
guitars: classical
bass: acoustic double bass
Mandolin, Accordion
other timbres (e-piano, glockenspiel) are from roland SC D70

http://www.emillo.net/download/peschereccio.mp3 (1.9 Mb)

the drone is a patch of my roland SC D70
there are 2 violins played (badly) by me, one mandolin, a double bass, a darbouka and three classical guitars (played by a friend of mine)

http://www.emillo.net/download/mignin.mp3 (1.3 Mb)

Double bass, accordion (GM) and alto sax. A lot of gverb :)

Ciao
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Emiliano Grilli
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http://www.emillo.net

ericsean
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This is the first song I have recorded with ardour2, having moved from ardour 0.99.

http://iove.org/the_past_present.ogg

- drums are from hydrogen (ultra acoustic kit)

- guitar (delay/tremolo) is les paul through line6 pod pro

- acoustic guitars are record in stereo twice, using SM58 and Neumann TLM103 through Focusrite twintrak pro

- bass guitar recorded and compressed through Focusrite twintrak pro

- guitar type melody for the first minute or so is actually a nord rack synth squealing through the line6 pod pro.

Thanks very much to the people writing free software that allowed me to do this, especially the ardour peeps, and comix for hydrogen!!

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Hey Emillo!
That's great work, you're a really talented guy!
I look forward to seeing your completed work, you know how to contact me when it's ready ;) ~bennyp

emillo
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Thank you bennyp, for your kind words :)
The documentary should become a dvd. I let you know whan I have the whole thing ready.

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emillo
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Hi bennyp,

The DVD has been finally released:
http://www.unilibro.it/find_buy/dvd/ermitage_cinema/un_metro_sotto_i_pesci_.asp?sku=12367142&idaff=0

Ciao

bennyp
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WOW! What an accomplishment!

~bennyp

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Apart from still getting to know ardour and experimenting with using it in the 'traditional' sense, I have used it the other day for mastering. It was good to line up the songs along the timeline, using gain automation to even out the levels between them, routing the whole thing into Jamin and then recording the Jamin output back into two separate tracks in ardour (which were obviously not routed to the master !). Worked well. It was also a breeze to put a song on two other tracks for seperate EQing. Haven't done much editing with it yet.

Nice.

ardour 0.99 64-Bit on Athlon64 3000+, running on SuSE9.3 (x86_64). 1GB RAM
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