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  • You know how I've got two different settings, depending on how tired I am.
    What that really boils down to is me asking "what the fuck was I on" but for different posts.
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    ...The answer's Adderall btw. Not too shocking.
    Interesting thing about said FL project, layering [55] Synth Voice and [80] Ocarina produces an ethereal, kind of plinky sound that's really pleasant to hear.
    Speaking of "violoncello" and "confusing." How the fUCK did they get away with having two instruments whose accepted names essentially are the two halves of the name 'violoncello.' Viola? Cello? Come on.

    Hmm, this reminds me of Lololo and Lalala, how they used to be one single, purple being with a veritable golden mane and a lot of spunk. I remember that was one of my favorite episodes of that show-- every time that green fucker showed up with those staffs I was like "FUCK 'IM UP GREEN AND YELLOW KIRBIES" 'cause I remember him being a taunting bastard, and I felt so bad for Lola.
    I was also really bent that they destroyed the two staffs after obliterating that limey bastard. NO GOING BACK NOW I GUESS.

    Oh, and don't even get me STARTED on the episode with Chilly. GOOODDDD I'M THINKING ABOUT HIS HAT AND SCARF SINKING UNDERWATER, AND OHHHHHHHHHH NOOOOOO I'M JUST NOW REMEMBERING THE ONE WITH THE DOG THAT WAS A BOMB, JESUS CHRRIIIIISSSSSTTTT. WHY MUST ALL THE GOOD EPISODES (besides the one where Dedede makes a cartoon and the one where Kirby's possessed by a demon) BE SO TRAGIC ;__;
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    Oh yeah, and it also reminded me of the Staff of Dreams from Tak hehe

    (because the two halves of the word sound so different, yet have the "L" sounds that mark them as related, just like how the Dream and Nightmare halves of the staff look so different, yet channel the energy of all the world that sleeps uwu)
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    ANYWAY, back to working on that FL project I guess!
    And, just now, when I was giving my RIGHT ear a break from being squished, I thought I heard the 'ching' sound effect from Luigi's Mansion twice, literally that sound, coming from what my brain rationalized as my brother's GameCube, but he says "he doesn't even have his DS out" (much less his GC) so I guess I'm just bonkers.
    When I brought my 'phones closer to my head again, the lead that I have turned on had just enough of a high-pass goin' for it as a result for it to stop sounding like [55] Synth Voice and more like a high quality-sounding Violoncello
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    Oh, and I don't say that to sound posh. I used that instead of just cello as like a (really shitty) music joke... it sounded half violin and half cello. The fact that those not in the know could so easily misconstrue this to where I felt the need to make this disclaimer is just proof of how shitty the joke is.
    My thought process within the last few minutes was:
    man, my left ear hurts
    why isn't adjusting my earphones and/or glasses working, my left ear STILL hurts
    oh yeah, i can do that thing where I rub the part of my head my ear's pressing into
    I'm gonna go on Wario Forums to talk about how I've got a big head.
    How to phrase it, though...
    I'll pose it in the form of a question; "guess how you can tell that I'm descended from a tribe of homo sapiens that--" Oh cool the sky is a rainbow

    ("mated with neanderthals somewhere along the line" is the rest of the question)
    I've been glancing out the window often enough to see the rainbow fade from this pastel gradient into a sort of 50% gray shade. But uhhh this has been a window into the mind of me.
    Okay, so you know how I was going on about those moments where you'll recognize a leitmotif and it makes you go "oh goddammit" right. Well, I had another one of those. Using Audacity (so as to make transcribing the song easier), I discovered that the bassline for Up In The Trees is the FUCXFkdIN bsalline for. IT'S ICE CHALLENGE AGAIN.
    stupidface
    stupidface
    No, I don't doubt that they are the same lol. I just think you might be misunderstanding the meaning of the term "leitmotif" somewhat. just because a bassline, chord progression or any other musical element is used in several tracks doesn't make that a leitmotif, a leitmotif is more like a character theme, usually a recurring melody that's used deliberately to signify something. like for instance Kozue Ishikawa's different motifs in Wario Land 3, where you have a theme for Wario, theme for the music box world, Rudy, etc. These are all intertwined but they each have thematic significance outside of "it sounds cool".
    I can't comment on the game you're talking about but if it's just one theme then it isn't really much of a leitmotif so much as it is a song remixed a bunch, because there is a difference. usually you can't really count it as a leitmotif unless there are multiple different themes that are clearly segregated from one another.
    stupidface
    stupidface
    If you want a good example of leitmotifs in scoring, I recommend this video which shows a visual breakdown of all the themes used throughout a Star Trek episode score: https://vimeo.com/181693915
    Also a very GOOD example of how to use leitmotifs.
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    How about the music from tak 2, then? It definitely has a leitmotif going, I think, based on your clarification.
    You know, ironically enough, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is one of my LEAST favorite tracks on the album, and the damn thing's named after it. Ringo's drumming really stands out there, though (to the point that it was sampled for the Megaton Walk).
    WEEELLLLL, F U C K .

    Polyphone decided to fuck the file when it was supposed to be saving the latest series of name changes, and now, after re-opening the program (goddamn shitstick motherfu) it tells me "Sorry, I don't feel like it. CORRUPT (PDTA). FUCK YOU"
    I've been going through Twisted in Polyphone (especially now that I've become aware of ShyGuy's wishes to get his hands on one), and I gotta say, it'd be pretty fuckin' handy if there weren't so many goddamn presets. MAYBE half the samples wouldn't sound like they were *coming from another room* if you DIDN'T HAVE SO MANY GODDAMN PRESETS TAKING UP SPACE, NINTENDUS.
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    Plus the game barely uses half of the damn samples
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    There are literally 12 iterations of the same goddamn surf organ, which only has ONE SAMPLE.
    I just beat gold. I wish the voices for some of the characters were more consistent with previous appearances, but hey, at least Wario sounds less bassy (like in smash bros) and closer to his previous incarnations.
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    Congrats with beating WarioWare Gold! And yes, the character's voices could 've better left unchanged. (Jimmy T. ,anyone?) But I must say I actually like Dr. Crygor's new voice. Although that's also the only character where I think his new voice is good. For all the others, I just wish they kept the original voices, as far as that's possible.
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    yeah, I actually liked Crygor alright.
    Now we just have to find some situation where we can get him to say the iconic "very v-very v-very very nice"

    HEY DEE-JAY C'MAWN
    "This calls for a special dessert. What would you like, Pokey?"
    *resists the urge to immediately blurt out "you"*
    Wait a minute... isn't there a LittleBigPlanet character that's literally got UwU for a face?
    It's not the Queen, but she DOES have capital U's for eyes. Anyone know who I'm thinking of?
    stupidface
    stupidface
    WWHHHOOOEEEEAAALCOME TCHOOOO WAAAAAAAAARRRIowoRLD
    never forget the fact that Pokemon used to have human rights, and also never forget that it was insinuated that humans and Pokemon would date each other in the past, which, of course, implies that humans and Pokemon toooootally fucked on the regular, bro. NGL that's pretty hot.
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    Pokemon are pretty much all sentient, though (see: any Pokemon Dungeon ever). Granted, in some cases I still think it's *pret-ty* sketchy (like in the case of Pidgey, Rattata, Wingull, etc.), but for others, like Poliwrath, Machoke, uhhh Goodra, uhhh Graveler and Golem maybe, Hypno, etc., it's a bit more understandable.
    For me, it just ain't hot unless both parties are super into it, and legit animals can't feel sexual pleasure, so in other words, no I don't think bestiality is fine, it's pretty fuckin' messed up. Animals and Pokemon are two different things, even in the context of their world, though.

    tl;dr: No it fuckin' AIN'T. and fLIP yoo for insinuating that I am into that sort of thing

    The irony here is, I don't even like Porkyman most of the time, I tend to stick to hyoomen because I'm boring, but.. that Cobatsart... the man's good at what he does.
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    (Look on the bright side: it ain't (yet another) Ashley thirstpost.)
    stupidface
    stupidface
    fair enough my fellow degenerate
    All that music is is hearing a leitmotif where you didn't realize there was one and saying goddammit with more and more frequency as you continue studying it.
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    Case in point: listen to "Ice Challenge" and "Zaktan's Temple" from Bionicle Heroes GBA. I just now realized that they're secretly the same fucking song but with a different disguise on. I'm very angry and impressed. ...Is there a word for that? Like the reaction everyone has to an amazing pun? ...the Germans probably do. since German is pretty much just English but better because they'll make words for important things (see: Schadenfreude).
    like, a dedicated word for the "oh, goddammit; you fucking clever bitch" sentiment. Someone forward me to that.
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    The thing is, sometimes songs that share a leitmotif sound almost completely different -- take Bedlam Falls and Pachyderm Shrine from Tak 2 for example -- which is a fabulous thing, because it means you only have to compose one song, then find a bunch of ways to make it sound nothing like itself, but in such a way that if someone listening were to later become a music fag (such as myself) they would hear it and clap with an angry expression on their face.
    Sometimes I wonder if I'm not a #cooldude for actually using the "forbidden" words nigger or faggot*, but every time I've been witness to literally any form of transphobia I revel in the fact that I get so disgusted.

    Mom says I need to let things go sometimes, but fuck that in this case, that just ain't cool. Thankfully in the case of my brother it seems it's because he's a dipshit, like I was prior to, say, 2015? It's my fuckin' old-ass man using 'must be in the middle of transitioning' to make fun of some cat with a girly voice that was working the Thunder Mountain Railroad station, after I pointed out their name tag in response to his initial misgendering (that at least I could excuse, it's a sound assumption, I suppose), that sticks out in my mind.
    ...For what it's worth, *I* thought his voice was very cute as soon as I heard it uwu

    *mostly because I'm a man of context, and also because faggot doesn't mean gay and hasn't for five goddamn decades almost, I don't care what anyone says
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    God, my 5-Volt thirstpost was a lesson that will haunt me even though I was the only one that found it outright cringey even when the wound was fresh.

    ...the drawings I did of the fledgling adult 5-Volt *are* still pretty hot, though. Maybe that helped to ease the blow. I ain't that great an artist but I know what a good lookin' body looks like, goddammit, and 5-Volt is one hot mama (literally).
    stupidface
    stupidface
    I would totally bang a lot of (LEGAL AGE) anthro characters tbh.

    But holy shit dude, be careful how much personal info like this you post, there be stalker creeps out there
    tahutoa
    tahutoa
    True. And true (͠≖ ͜ʖ͠≖)
    Where did you graduate, a correspondence school?
    (starts to leave, pauses, turns back)
    You're fired.
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