Virtual Strings - VI Philosophy (yes, It's totally possible!)

Jan 16, 2019

Most people would say that you can't use Virtual Instruments, particularly strings, in place of real instruments.

I disagree.

The reason most people are turned off by this is because the producer playing the VI isn't very good.

First, you have to understand how the instrument is supposed be played. This may take a little training and education at first.

Then you need to have a really great VI that gives you options to adjust articulations of that instrument.

Next, you'll need to take the time to really make a part shine by finessing with the subtleties and articulations that make that instrument sound real.

And lastly, blending it into the mix with the right reverbs and staging is a must.

In the first couple tutorials I show you using some of the songs I have uploaded on my Soundcloud page:

In the last song, I did the strings for a version of Anita Exira's track here:


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Stop Looking For a Producer.

I'm willing to bet you have some great recording gear, effects and tools already at your disposal. I can help you learn to make the most of them right away so you can start producing your own music. You are way more capable of this than you might realize. And with a little practice you could move away from trying to find a producer who "gets you" to making great sounding music whenever you have an idea. I've created a whole class with over 120 videos and exercise routines to show you the skills I've learned over the last 15 years. Also, you'll get access to a Facebook community full of people just like you that are learning and growing their skills. And I've made it extremely affordable so you can invest in more equipment or other classes as well.

So, you in?

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