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The cult of John Option

Postby dgspringer » Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:26 pm

Hi,
Our first album "The cult of John Option" is available for download.

http://johnoption.org/

Recorded with ardour, hydrogen on debian testing.

Best regards

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Re: The cult of John Option

Postby Lyberta » Wed Jun 08, 2016 8:09 pm

Don't have the time to listen to it but it's very nice that you give the source code. That's how music should be shared.

EDIT: Ok, I couldn't get the site to work with my privacy conscious setup. I suggest using less cross-site requests.

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Re: The cult of John Option

Postby kbongosmusic » Thu Jun 09, 2016 2:52 am

Listened to the whole album. Thought it was great! You all sounded especially sharp on Oh Liar! He He, that's a little musical humor for you. ;)

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Re: The cult of John Option

Postby Nachei » Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:29 pm

Thank you for your music, I just listened to a few tunes ("Where is my car" is in my head right now... very catchy!)

Also, the videos are very creative, how did you do the scrolling effect in "you fill my soul"? And, I'm afraid I won't like the answer, but do you do the videos with open software too?

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Re: The cult of John Option

Postby dgspringer » Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:19 pm

Hi,

For our videos and our music we don’t use proprietary software.
In particular, for our videos, we use kdenlive.

The scrolling effects in "you fill my soul" is made with a kdenlive transitions.

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Re: The cult of John Option

Postby Lyberta » Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:41 pm

beck wrote:You have a domain. Why not upload mp3, ogg or flac in your own domain? If you wish through a simple player.
Just my 2c. Ignore if you want.


Exactly. Just put a raw HTML5 <audio> tag on the site.

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Re: The cult of John Option

Postby Nachei » Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:30 am

For our videos and our music we don’t use proprietary software.
In particular, for our videos, we use kdenlive.


Good to know that Linux is in such good state in the video producing area. I knew about the good results in audio, but I thought video was not still there. Cool. :D

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Re: The cult of John Option

Postby folderol » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:16 pm

Quite enjoyed these. They have a very '60s sort of sound.


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