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Title: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 16, 2015, 10:55:15 PM
So I made a YouTube channe (http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX6DBPwKhuZB3RecD3rHYoA)l. Over time I might put my arrangements or piano covers of NSM sheets on here.

Here's my first video, a piano cover of "The Lament of Falling Stars" from Pokémon Ωr/αs. Much thanks for InsigTurtle for arranging it and Bespinben for making the sheet more readable!

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Xaoz on February 17, 2015, 01:27:49 AM
Nice! The ending was a bit disappointing, though...

I love when people play the NSM arrangements. Waiting for more.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 17, 2015, 05:28:37 AM
Nice! The ending was a bit disappointing, though...

I love when people play the NSM arrangements. Waiting for more.

I tend to just set it to fade out if I don't see/can't think of a good ending. But since you said that, I'll try to have more legit endings in the future!

That said, more videos from NSM sheets will come eventually. Just you wait... (assuming I can ever play these songs I'm working on well enough to be considered presentable)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on February 17, 2015, 05:52:22 AM
*crossing fingers for Memories Returned*
(If you need any help with fingering or interpretation, just message me [so that way you aren't scratching your head when  you see staccato under slurs, which have a very specific definition in piano])
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: K-NiGhT on February 17, 2015, 02:22:48 PM
*crossing fingers for Memories Returned*
*crossing fingers that I can get to it first*
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 17, 2015, 02:42:19 PM


*crossing fingers for Memories Returned*

K-night, are you going to actually do it? I REALLY would love to (currently attempting to learn it) but it might take me a while... for obvious reasons
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on February 17, 2015, 05:05:12 PM
*crosses fingers that I can get to it before both of you*
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 17, 2015, 06:16:11 PM
STOP STEALING MY THUNDER
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Xaoz on February 17, 2015, 07:01:14 PM
*crosses fingers that people stop stealing Latios' thunder*
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: mikey on February 17, 2015, 08:13:21 PM
I think your song is the first result for ninsheetmusic!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 19, 2015, 05:36:08 AM
Really? When I search ninsheetmusic I find the Ninsheetmusic YouTube channel  (who owns that, anyway?)
Thanks for watching though! ^^
Next target: "A Wish for Peace".
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: mikey on February 19, 2015, 05:44:28 AM
I just typed in "forum.ninsheetmusic.org" and it's the 2nd result so idk lol
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: InsigTurtle on February 22, 2015, 12:01:48 PM
This sounds pretty nice! I don't think you needed the fade-out for this one, since it ends nicely on chord I.
Is it just me, or is your piano tuned down by a semitone? Or did you just decide to transpose it down? :P
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 22, 2015, 07:31:13 PM
Okay, I'll take you and Xaoz's suggestions and try not to fade it out next time!

Yeah, my piano is kinda old; all the notes are a bit lower than they should be, though I think it's less than a semitone. But relatively, it's in tune. I hope it doesn't bother you too much :P
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 09, 2015, 04:02:51 AM
Wheee, new video up. Thanks again Bespinben. Likes/subs would be awesome but I just want you guys to enjoy :3
You can find my channel here (http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX6DBPwKhuZB3RecD3rHYoA).
Xaoz, I ended it this time :P

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on March 09, 2015, 03:49:15 PM
do you want me to make you channel art
also you might want to make custom thumbnails for your vids
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 09, 2015, 05:48:57 PM
do you want me to make you channel art
Sure! If it's good I'll use it :P
custom thumbnails maybe if I have time.
are you enjoying the videos?
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on March 09, 2015, 11:03:20 PM
Yap ^^
Btw I'll make the channel art for u later today and edit this post with it in a spoiler tag or something.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 10, 2015, 04:01:23 PM
Great :D
If you don't mind me asking what's it gonna look like?
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on March 14, 2015, 10:18:23 PM
I can't start it until I'm allowed to get on my computer(I'm grounded whoops) so sorry
Idk, look at youtube.com/user/chogonom for an example of what I can do. Just tell me what you want it to look like
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 15, 2015, 04:23:05 AM
Hmm, I don't really have anything in mind. That's why I don't already have one :3

It should probably say "Latios212" and "Pokémon pianist" somewhere around it.

It would be cool if you could scatter some Pokémon Mystery Dungeon sprites all over it. Use your imagination :D

(https://www.ninsheetmusic.org/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nes-snes-sprites.com%2FImagesSheet%2FPokemonMysteryDungeonRedRescueTeamSheet3.gif&hash=cfa6ea61654f32d74a8654ab846f7f9e)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 25, 2015, 05:16:19 PM
I did another one! This time, JDMEK5's "Nuvema Town".


I can't wait till we get youtube videos up and running on NSM. That will be so awesome!
Then instead of linking our videos, they'll be on NSM.
Haha, that'd be nice :P
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: AwesomeYears on April 07, 2015, 09:04:09 AM
Just so you know, there is a subreddit called www.reddit.com/r/icandrawthat where you can request stuff to be drawn (in this case, your YouTube logo). Try it out!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 08, 2015, 03:25:52 AM
I don't use Reddit very much, but this seems cool! Might give it a try! :P

Though first I'll see if braixen1264 is still interested. (Are you ungrounded yet?)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on April 08, 2015, 03:56:56 AM
If you want, I could talk the guy that makes my YouTube video thumbnails (as well as did my signature below here), and see if he'd be interested in helping you out.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on April 08, 2015, 05:27:56 AM
...Iforgottodoitomgimsorry
I'll make it for you tomorrow. It's Spring break so I have time.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 09, 2015, 03:51:41 AM
Awesome, thanks! :)

If you want, I could talk the guy that makes my YouTube video thumbnails (as well as did my signature below here), and see if he'd be interested in helping you out.
I might have to take you up on this offer :P I'll let you know when.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on April 09, 2015, 05:12:45 AM
Hope you like it. Literally did this in 20 minutes so it's not the best, sorry! But I promised to have it for you today so here it is. xD

Channel Art
(https://www.ninsheetmusic.org/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Foi57.tinypic.com%2F2jb4klz.jpg&hash=c0a1ec5fdc13a18f883e4afb37b49e00)
[close]

Edit: If you want me to change something you don't like about it, just tell me ^^"
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 09, 2015, 09:37:12 PM
Oh man, this actually looks really great; I like it a lot :D Much better than anything I would have been able to come up with.

I'll update it later and let you know if I ever wanna change it ^^
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on April 10, 2015, 04:43:46 AM
Alright, enjoy your channel art! xD
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on April 10, 2015, 04:48:32 AM
Channel Art
(https://www.ninsheetmusic.org/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Foi57.tinypic.com%2F2jb4klz.jpg&hash=c0a1ec5fdc13a18f883e4afb37b49e00)
[close]

;__;
it's beautiful
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 11, 2015, 04:18:21 AM
Spoiler
(https://www.ninsheetmusic.org/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi.imgur.com%2Fk5EyeKh.png&hash=523f6a7585161275c2ce9f3219365c1b)
[close]
;__;
it's beautiful
MY CHANNEL IS FABULOUS!

On a side note, been pretty busy with schoolwork and the like.

Here's my to-do list of songs I can play somewhat well right now and will hopefully get around to recording in the following weeks (in no particular order):
- "Memories Returned" by Bespinben
- "A Wish for Peace" by Bubbles and Bespinben
- "Rescue Team Base" by Bespinben
I'm sensing a theme...

Also a partial list of things I'm working on, but don't know if I will ever get around to recording:
- "Dragonspiral Tower" by Bespinben
- "Classic: Final Results" by K-NiGhT
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on April 12, 2015, 06:53:04 AM
By the way I've been working on some songs so I can start up a piano kinda channel like yours.
It's kinda funny how the songs I'm working on includes the three you mentioned. xD
Also thanks glad you like it lol
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 13, 2015, 04:05:45 AM
Alright, it's been 9 weeks of on-and-off work since Bespinben posted his arrangement. This took waaaay too long, but learning this song has made me really happy! ;D

I present to you the world's best piano cover of "Memories Returned" arranged by Bespinben (because it's the only one out there as far as I can tell)! Dedicated to Bespinben, of course. This is my gift, my way of saying thanks for all your arrangements and help, past, present, and future. (Everyone else enjoy it, too!)

[DS] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 2: Explorers of Time/Darkness/Sky:

"Memories Returned":


Yeah, there are two or three spots where I kinda slipped up (don't be too disappointed; I'm not the best pianist and this song is long and hard!), but I've already spent dozens of hours of this song, including four hours of video footage. I'm busy to the point where I can only spend an hour or two a week recording here, and I need to move on to learning and arranging new songs and achieving other life goals so...

Boy, it'll be really hard to outdo myself on this one

By the way I've been working on some songs so I can start up a piano kinda channel like yours.
It's kinda funny how the songs I'm working on includes the three you mentioned. xD
Also thanks glad you like it lol
Looking forward to seeing it! :D
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on April 13, 2015, 05:48:16 AM
I cannot believe this just happened. First Dusk, now you... the depth of my gratitude can't be expressed. You must give yourself more credit for your talent.

Highlights of this performance:
0:20 - You nailed it! What a boss. (Sustained arpeggiated grace note ftw! [or SAGN™, courtesy of Noc])
2:15 - So majestic.

Now, you know this was coming of course, but don't let my following thoughts diminish any of the above:

*7/4 pickup leading into the intro (0:00- 0:08)
~ Had kind of the same issue with Dusk's "Opening" cover -- started briskly but then instantly dropped about 15 BPM once the main line came in. I know there's ritardando and all, but it was far too sudden.

*Voicing of inner layers (0:15-0:20)
~ This was obviously intentional it looks like, but I noticed you droned the D on the inner voice instead of letting it move in parallel 4ths with the melody (ex: D-G --> E-A). It doesn't change the harmonic structure at all, but it does lose some of the texture. It also makes the inner voice a bit overpowering because the same note is being struck again and again with sustain. If you had a specific reason for this omission please let me know! My sheets are definitely always open for revision.

*Timing of sustain pedal depress/release (1:05-1:22 [and a lot of other places])
~ If you just hold the keys a little longer in the RH when you have those syncopated chords coming in on beat 4.5, it won't sound so choppy because the reapplication of the pedal will sustain it. You succeeded doing this at 2:33, oddly enough (or... could just be the lack of dampers in that register ^.^). This is really the only thing I'd be really interested in seeing improvement in for a hypothetical redux (hypothetical because I still can't fathom that this performance actually happened and I'm still giddy as a goat).

*Random thought (2:28-2:34)
~ You started off here really strong leading into that glorious triple forte, but it feels like my SAGN intimidated you, resulting in that very last chord at 2:33 less convincing than it could have been. Maybe I was just expecting to see your hands raise several feet up from the keyboard before that last chord XD
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I patiently await the day you have 10k subs.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 13, 2015, 05:42:33 PM
I cannot believe this just happened. First Dusk, now you... the depth of my gratitude can't be expressed. You must give yourself more credit for your talent.

Highlights of this performance:
0:20 - You nailed it! What a boss. (Sustained arpeggiated grace note ftw! [or SAGN™, courtesy of Noc])
2:15 - So majestic.
I'm glad you enjoyed watching/listening as much as I enjoyed learning it ^_^

*7/4 pickup leading into the intro (0:00- 0:08)
~ Had kind of the same issue with Dusk's "Opening" cover -- started briskly but then instantly dropped about 15 BPM once the main line came in. I know there's ritardando and all, but it was far too sudden.
My bad. I never fully got the hang of that 7/4 time (also when the low D comes in at one and a half beats)...

*Voicing of inner layers (0:15-0:20)
~ This was obviously intentional it looks like, but I noticed you droned the D on the inner voice instead of letting it move in parallel 4ths with the melody (ex: D-G --> E-A). It doesn't change the harmonic structure at all, but it does lose some of the texture. It also makes the inner voice a bit overpowering because the same note is being struck again and again with sustain. If you had a specific reason for this omission please let me know! My sheets are definitely always open for revision.
Okay, actually... I just can't read >.> whoops

*Timing of sustain pedal depress/release (1:05-1:22 [and a lot of other places])
~ If you just hold the keys a little longer in the RH when you have those syncopated chords coming in on beat 4.5, it won't sound so choppy because the reapplication of the pedal will sustain it. You succeeded doing this at 2:33, oddly enough (or... could just be the lack of dampers in that register ^.^). This is really the only thing I'd be really interested in seeing improvement in for a hypothetical redux (hypothetical because I still can't fathom that this performance actually happened and I'm still giddy as a goat).
Yeah, this was a trouble point for me. The longer I hold one of those notes, the less time I have to jump my hand over to reach other notes, and the more likely I am to screw up since I am not so great at accurately hand-jumping. You can tell though I tried to target this problem of holding notes while re-pedaling in measures 10-20 for example where the song is easy. Since I try to regularly practice songs I've learned, I'll try to work on this!

*Random thought (2:28-2:34)
~ You started off here really strong leading into that glorious triple forte, but it feels like my SAGN intimidated you, resulting in that very last chord at 2:33 less convincing than it could have been. Maybe I was just expecting to see your hands raise several feet up from the keyboard before that last chord XD
Hmm yeah, that SAGN took me a while to get right and measure 58 is just realy intimidating (just look at it!)... Also at this point I was just thinking: "DON'T SCREW UP!! DON'T SCREW UP!! OR ELSE YOU'LL HAVE TO REPLAY IT A FEW HUNDRED MORE TIMES!!"
I could totally try to play it that way in front of people in real life, at the cost of well... hitting some wrong notes... but it'd be fun!

I patiently await the day you have 10k subs.
Ah, maybe one day years from now XD

My eventual goal is to be able to play some of Bespinben's harder arrangements...
Check, one out of... how many?? Gosh, I have a long way to go... :P
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 29, 2015, 11:01:54 PM
Woo! Five videos!

This time it's Bespinben's arrangement of "Rescue Team Base" for PMD1. Short, but sweet! Enjoy! :D

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on April 30, 2015, 01:33:00 AM
MY HOUSE IS A FACE ~Nebbles
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If playing my arrangement was a Rescue Job...
Instant Lucario Rank for you!

Seriously though, you keep churning out my sheets into performances like it's nothing! I'm really starting look forward to when we do a video collab sometime (a la Dusk's "Hope").

I was going to ask why you didn't hold the melody through the measures (ex: 0:14-0:15), but that's probably an inevitable result of me demanding giant stretches of 10th intervals :P I think when I clean up my PMD1 arrangements eventually, I'm going to notate the pedaling as you did here ;) It really does make a big difference for the middle section in terms of the atmosphere.

(Nice special effects crew, btw)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on April 30, 2015, 02:36:48 AM
MY HOUSE IS A FACE ~Nebbles
10/10 would build again :P

If playing my arrangement was a Rescue Job...
Instant Lucario Rank for you!

Seriously though, you keep churning out my sheets into performances like it's nothing! I'm really starting look forward to when we do a video collab sometime (a la Dusk's "Hope").

I was going to ask why you didn't hold the melody through the measures (ex: 0:14-0:15), but that's probably an inevitable result of me demanding giant stretches of 10th intervals :P I think when I clean up my PMD1 arrangements eventually, I'm going to notate the pedaling as you did here ;) It really does make a big difference for the middle section in terms of the atmosphere.

(Nice special effects crew, btw)
Once again, I'm glad you're happy! I'm always down to play something you've arranged (assuming it's physically possible...)
Yeah my hands aren't huge. Those wide intervals in measures 8 and 15 on your sheet (not the video) I baaarely could do.
But yet again I can check off something on my awesome checklist of things to check off! :D
- Provide Bespinben with helpful feedback on his sheets ☑
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on May 07, 2015, 12:03:13 AM

No words. Just feels.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bubbles on May 07, 2015, 12:45:38 AM
:0 that's me!!

Latios you are my inspiration for learning to play songs without messing up
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on May 07, 2015, 12:51:45 AM
:0 that's me!!

Latios you are my inspiration for learning to play songs without messing up

Shoot I forgot credits to you. Haha it's fixed now! :D

Why thank you. I do my best although that sometimes means sifting through footage of lots of unused takes, and even then mistakes inevitably creep in. Glad you enjoy :3
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: InsigTurtle on May 07, 2015, 01:18:59 AM
Hey, you got your piano tuned!  :P

I love the way you play this. Out of curiosity, what do you use to record?
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on May 07, 2015, 01:44:24 AM
Thanks! ^^

Well, the reason this sounds so different is because it's not my piano XD This is one of the pianos available for use at my school.  It does have its trade-offs, though; many of their pianos are too squeaky, or too loud for playing some of the calmer songs I play (I literally cannot play pp sections). And the rooms are hot, stuffy, far from soundproof and I have to wait a while to use them sometimes.
(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

For these reasons you'll probably see me more often on my home piano (the one in the other videos). It's special to me since I've been using it for probably around ten years, and convenient because it's at home. I recently had a guy give it a "relative tuning" as he said bringing it to concert pitch would put too much stress on it. I hope you don't my mind too much! It's still relatively in tune and Bespinben says it doesn't bother him but if I ever do a collaboration with another instrument or piano I'll be sure to use a tuned one. As with the case with this song, I'll only hop onto the school pianos when something will sound noticeably better in my opinion. At home I have the comforts of peace, quiet, time, and, of course, air conditioning. ;D

Unlike at home where I used whatever camera I had available, I simply used my phone for this. Samsung Galaxy Lite. Just plopped it on a music stand. Eventually, after I keep this up for a while, I'll hopefully figure out how to use cameras and stuff. I have no fancy tools :P
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on May 07, 2015, 05:55:55 PM
The soprano belting the high A at 0:44 in the background... I'm going to pretend that's part of your special effects crew :3 (representing mourning or something)

Anyway, lovely lovely lovely. The song, your playing, and by golly, the piano! The change of lighting and camera angle was nice too (seeing your fingers at work especially).

You made an ending too yaaay!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on May 07, 2015, 07:39:17 PM
Gosh darn walls. Thick enough to keep heat in and turn the room into an oven but not thick enough to block sound. >:(

I will definitely try and change the lighting and camera angle for when I play my piano at home. (There's more junk around though bwahaha)

Ending! Yeah! I figured that'd be a nice place to end it :)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on May 17, 2015, 05:02:33 PM
New! Bespinben's "Dragonspiral Tower" from Pokémon Black & White

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on May 26, 2015, 10:51:47 PM
Pokémon Ωr/αs - "Strains of a New Beginning -Theme of Ωrαs-" arranged by me and Bespinben. This song is so well suited for piano! Enjoy ^^

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: mikey on May 27, 2015, 03:08:32 AM
currently enjoying
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on May 31, 2015, 04:17:53 AM
Quote from: Latios212
Pokémon Ωr/αs - "Strains of a New Beginning -Theme of Ωrαs-" arranged by me and Bespinben.
A collaboration beyond your wildest imaginations! Enter the LatiosBespinbenFan!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJ0GnNSB1NE

(Hopefully the views on this will get siphoned to Latios's criminally underviewed channel)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on June 09, 2015, 04:16:17 AM
[GB] Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow:

"Surf" by Zunawe

The two layers in the right hand in the second half of this song were fun to play together hehe

Also watch the whole thing for a surprise :P

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Hero of Trains on June 09, 2015, 04:39:10 AM
So cuuuuuuuuute! That cracked me up. ;D
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on June 09, 2015, 04:51:09 AM
lol nice
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on June 09, 2015, 05:01:07 AM
Another sheet I partially contributed to!

Gee wiz, that Wailord is staring straight into my soul.

I'm sensing the Lapras Horn-Attack hilarity draws some influence from my Pokémon Paradise 1 April Fools shenanigans...

Good timing of pedal apply and release.

Excellent job with the section with the inner voice countermelody. The melody did seemed to get just a little drowned though, but only just a little.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Tobbeh99 on June 09, 2015, 02:59:02 PM
Pokémon Ωr/αs - "Strains of a New Beginning -Theme of Ωrαs-" arranged by me and Bespinben. This song is so well suited for piano! Enjoy ^^


Wow really good performance! this song really reminds me of Händel's aria: Lascia ch'io pianga
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on June 28, 2015, 02:52:27 AM
Wow really good performance! this song really reminds me of Händel's aria: Lascia ch'io pianga
Thanks! Dang, that does resemble it a lot :o

I've been a little busy arranging and working on projects recently, but I still play... something to come soon...
Something from an arranger beginning with D...
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on June 29, 2015, 01:46:21 AM
D-d-d-d-Deku!

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on July 14, 2015, 04:42:33 AM
Time for another D! D is for Dusk this time!


Swing is fun. This song is hard, but not as hard as the sheet looks. Hand-overlapping is also fun.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on August 03, 2015, 05:42:41 PM
And the one in the spotlight this time is... DON!

[NDS] Pokémon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum

"Canalave City (Day)" by Don Valentino

This sheet needs to go on site. Replacement please ^.^

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Pianist Da Sootopolis on August 03, 2015, 07:41:18 PM
Looks great!
If I may be a prude, however, just one little performance tip that you can take or leave.
Around 1:00 or so, with the percussion rhythm chords (I assume?) in the LH, playing a little more from the wrist (which it looks like you are not, your arm appears to drop a bit with each chord) gives a much lighter sound for the accompaniment, which may or may not be what you're looking for.
Aside from that little note, great job!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on August 03, 2015, 07:58:51 PM
Ah thanks for the compliments! ^.^

And thanks for the tip as well, I'll give that a try next time I run through this one :3
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: DonValentino on August 15, 2015, 09:21:32 PM
(https://www.ninsheetmusic.org/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fmedia.giphy.com%2Fmedia%2F10xZU9b7JBx14s%2Fgiphy.gif&hash=4759e8d9d96c68e8af7022d8d926b2aa)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on August 30, 2015, 05:08:13 AM
Thank you, Don! :D

New for today:

[Wii] Super Mario Galaxy

"Family" by Kim Duy Vo

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: mikey on August 30, 2015, 05:12:58 AM
ugh I never would have been able to stay so slow for that
also I love your plushies <3
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on August 30, 2015, 05:17:25 AM
I'm actually just ridiculously tired from uploading 200+ files to the site and playing this other sheet that's making my hands fall off. I welcome the slowness today :P

also I love your plushies <3
Thank you, I have a whole collection... :3
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: TheMarioPianist on August 30, 2015, 06:12:35 AM
Yes! I was wondering when you were gonna play this one. I love it! Actually, I think your piano being a half step flat or whatever makes this sound even more amazing. Great work!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on August 30, 2015, 07:08:22 AM
[Wii] Super Mario Galaxy

"Family" by Kim Duy Vo

*link* (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2FcV0pi2Fo)

Not only a beautiful performance, but a beautiful re-engraving of that sheet as well, you made!

(If I ever have a wedding, I want you to play this at it...)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: mikey on August 30, 2015, 07:13:12 AM

(If I ever have a wedding, I want you to play this at it...)
it'll happen
calling it now
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on September 04, 2015, 03:38:23 AM
(If I ever have a wedding, I want you to play this at it...)
Skype me when you're ready and be sure to have a plane ticket handy!



Anyway here's something new.

[DS] Pokémon Black Version & Pokémon White Version

"Route 10" based off of a sheet by The Deku Trombonist


Feedback would be great, since I've never done anything like this before. Also idk anything about violin playing but I hope we did good ^^
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Pianist Da Sootopolis on September 04, 2015, 11:33:06 PM
My god that violin made that beautiful piece stab my feels into bits.
My only gripe is that there are some inner voices in the melody that, since it's being played by a violin, can't be played. Maybe incorporate that into the bass accompaniment?
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Tobbeh99 on September 04, 2015, 11:42:53 PM
Really beautiful!
I really liked the new idea of a piano+violin duet! Excellent play from both of you!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on September 07, 2015, 02:31:56 AM
Thanks, both of you! :D

My only gripe is that there are some inner voices in the melody that, since it's being played by a violin, can't be played. Maybe incorporate that into the bass accompaniment?
True. I threw this together in a day more to test how sound and recording and coordination and everything would turn out. I'll try and incorporate more parts next time instead of just playing LH part + melody. (I hope I'll get around to doing more of these...)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: FireArrow on September 08, 2015, 01:32:25 AM
This is really awesome, subscribing.

now play temporal tower
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on September 18, 2015, 04:37:30 PM
now play temporal tower
I can't outdo Dusk's version lolol



New for today! I like this one.

[3DS/WiiU] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

"Classic: Final Results" by K-NiGhT

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on October 28, 2015, 09:33:18 PM
Whoops, it's been a while. Hope this makes up for it!

[NDS] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time/Darkness/Sky

"At the End of the Day" by Bespinben and Bubbles

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on October 28, 2015, 10:07:06 PM
*many applauses*
hurry up with the next one
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bubbles on October 30, 2015, 03:11:30 AM
I'm late but :-)))))))))) (that's me!!)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Pianist Da Sootopolis on November 02, 2015, 02:14:40 AM
Please Lati, get your piano the pitch raise it so desperately needs :'(
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on November 13, 2015, 12:42:32 AM
*many applauses*
Thanks you! ^^

I'm late but :-)))))))))) (that's me!!)
It is :P And it's a very nice sheet indeed!

Please Lati, get your piano the pitch raise it so desperately needs :'(
Graaah it's not my piano, and my piano is even worsely out of tune. Wanna buy me a grand piano and a place to put it? :D
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Pianist Da Sootopolis on November 13, 2015, 03:43:59 AM
Graaah it's not my piano, and my piano is even worsely out of tune. Wanna buy me a grand piano and a place to put it? :D
I'd love to. Wanna give me 20 thousand for the piano and 30 thousand to have your wall extended?
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: braix on November 13, 2015, 04:01:38 AM
Don't worry Lati my piano is pretty bad too
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on January 27, 2016, 04:55:28 AM
Oh dear. It's been quite a while since I made a cover.

[GCN] Super Mario Sunshine

"Bianco Hills" by Bloop

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Dudeman on January 27, 2016, 04:56:45 AM
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

it's a decent-sounding piano



life is complete
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Pianist Da Sootopolis on January 27, 2016, 05:09:08 AM
Nicely done.
Please tell me you're using that piano from now on
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on January 27, 2016, 05:11:55 AM
There's like 20 rooms that all look the same, plus a big one that I can reserve all for myself. I have no idea which piano you'll see me on next lol
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: TheMarioPianist on January 27, 2016, 02:15:55 PM
Hey, you didn't give me picture cred :P.


Great job though! This song looks like something I should learn how to play.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Oronoco on January 27, 2016, 02:47:35 PM
It sounds great! Did you memorize it?
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on January 27, 2016, 04:57:52 PM
Hey, you didn't give me picture cred :P.


Great job though! This song looks like something I should learn how to play.
But isn't that like the first picture that comes up when you Google it? xD Thanks though! Yeah, this one's not too demanding and it's pretty fun (especially compared to a certain other Sunshine piece arranged by someone sometime).

It sounds great! Did you memorize it?
Yeah! It kind of slipped my mind to record a cover sooner (also wasn't around school), so by the time I got set up I was pretty comfortable playing it from memory haha
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: TheMarioPianist on January 27, 2016, 05:18:26 PM
But isn't that like the first picture that comes up when you Google it? xD Thanks though! Yeah, this one's not too demanding and it's pretty fun (especially compared to a certain other Sunshine piece arranged by someone sometime).
Yeah! It kind of slipped my mind to record a cover sooner (also wasn't around school), so by the time I got set up I was pretty comfortable playing it from memory haha

What? Lat can play from memory? That just makes this even more awesome! Great job! And don't worry, I wasn't serious about the picture thing ;D. Geez, why is everyone so much more capable at quickly learning sheets than me? I really should sight read more.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 06, 2016, 05:32:41 AM
I broke into Ben's super secret arrangement studio and stole his future arrangements while he was sleeping.

[3DS] Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

"Good Night" by Bespinben

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Dudeman on February 06, 2016, 06:02:18 AM
I broke into Ben's super secret arrangement studio and stole his future arrangements while he was sleeping.
AHA! SO YOU ADMIT IT!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 21, 2016, 03:51:55 AM
[Wii] Super Smash Bros. Brawl

"Coin Launcher" by The Deku Trombonist


I should, uh... slow down a bit maybe. And read the notes too. Graah the issues of trying to fit a performance in between studying for midterms.

Enjoy~
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Bespinben on April 30, 2016, 04:47:16 AM
Happy Latios212 Appreciation Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzgW8oesLLw
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on September 14, 2016, 02:41:59 AM
Hi, it's been a while.

[Wii] Kirby's Epic Yarn

"World 1: Grass Land" by Oronoco


It is! It's so easy to play, too. (Clearly, everyone should play it. :)))
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Sebastian on September 14, 2016, 02:59:06 AM
*Like*
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Dudeman on September 14, 2016, 03:07:18 AM
the piano is tuned :')
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Oronoco on September 14, 2016, 04:53:57 AM
Oh wow, thank you so much for sharing this! I've been really stressed out lately, but at the same time, everyone on NSM keeps doing little things that make me feel incredibly happy again.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on September 15, 2016, 12:59:22 AM
Haha I'm glad you all enjoyed it! I don't have much time nowadays to record and re-record particularly difficult songs, but I'm really glad you like what I do manage to pull off :3
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: daj on September 17, 2016, 04:52:40 AM
the piano is tuned :')

That! ^^

Finally get to watch this after eyeing it for most of the week! :) Impressive work on both sides! Looing at your wrist-work (wink) makes me want to give this piece a shot, and if you've got awesome performance devices like that (ie. pianistic elements that feel good to execute) chances are it stems from a fantastic arrangement.

Great job Oronoco for (what I assume to know is) a well-done arrangement! The piece is beautiful, and whether or not it follows the original isn't a concern when your performer has executed your piece convincingly. Great stuff ^^

Much cheers to Latios for a very clean performance (and good cover-ups, hehe), thoughtful pedalling, tightly locked rhythms, and passion and clarity of thought above it all. Sounds great, might take this sheet for a spin one day :)

Great job everyone!~
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Pianist Da Sootopolis on September 17, 2016, 07:25:26 AM
Noice m8
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on October 26, 2016, 03:56:45 AM
[Wii] The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

"Romance in the Air" by Bespinben


This song is a lot of fun to play, and gave me some much-needed arpeggio practice. I didn't realize how many other piano covers of this song were out there until after I had finished recording. Of course, I feel the need to make it better than any other existing cover, and well, although I'm really pressed for time nowadays so I didn't get to re-record and iron out the mistakes as much as I wanted, I do like that Ben's arrangement (which I solo-fied (https://www.dropbox.com/s/jbyxkn5eci1nkzm/Romance%20in%20the%20Air%20%28Solo%29.pdf?dl=0) from the one on site) provide a thicker texture that better emulates the orchestral sound in the original, particularly the intro. Enjoy!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: JDMEK5 on October 29, 2016, 03:51:55 AM
Very nice, my friend. Seriously. Though if I could give you a piece of technical advice:

Watching your left hand, it looks like you have a lot of tension going (especially when I see the thumb). Drop your arm weight more and roll your wrist around some to get around. The way I see it I wouldn't be surprised if you get sore in your fingers/wrist after a while.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: daj on October 29, 2016, 05:55:35 AM
So I finally got of my arse to write about this after much productive time was spent on other things. haha welp who am i kidding i was gaming it all away

Long one! ^^ Cuz you deserve it. <3

Generally, great job, as with your previous cover! ^^ Sensitive playing, passionate climax, the touch of an angel (which is um, frowned upon by pro pianists but bleh this is vgm and i dig it), and generally a good sense of tempo. Extra kudos for the latter, cuz that's a devil. I enjoyed your interpretation a lot, and felt like I was floating over the world! Which, hopefully, was what you were going for.

That being said, JDMEK made a great point and I'd like to add on to it. A lot. :p

You've chosen...a very tough piece to properly execute. I listened to the original, and once again Bespinben (and your solo-fies) has found a fantastic way to bring pianistic elements in to spice up what would sound terrible as a transcription. But long string chords are infinitely easier to write and execute for the purposes of transition when compared to moving bass lines in the piano. Yep, transitions - I think that's one of the main areas where your execution wasn't perfect.

To pinpoint the issue, your transitions tend to be "washy" due to the lack of contrast. And that's a very common intermediate-advanced level problem, no worries ^^

Very nice, my friend. Seriously. Though if I could give you a piece of technical advice:

Watching your left hand, it looks like you have a lot of tension going (especially when I see the thumb). Drop your arm weight more and roll your wrist around some to get around. The way I see it I wouldn't be surprised if you get sore in your fingers/wrist after a while.

This is where JDMEK5's comment comes in! :) I mentioned the touch of an angel, and this is one of the reasons why you can create that tone. If all your pressure is on your wrist, then it's really hard to transfer your weight to your fingers. I'd really love to help you with this, but sadly correcting this involves a more hands-on (bahaha) approach where I grab your hand and help transfer tension. So if you really wanna correct this finding a teacher or expert friend is the way to go ^^

~

Technical issues aside, here's some musical considerations you can make :)

While I get good chills from hearing you pull off sensitive sections/pieces with your touch (see Canalave <3, your recent Kirby one), and this piece could really use some sensitivity, it also demands transitions to four subtly contrasted sections in slightly over a minute. I'd argue that executing these transitions right is the most important part of this piece, and that's where your cover slips up a little ;)

In a good score, the contrasts you need to make should be quite clear with some close reading, and since you "solo-fied" it, you're probably very sure of how the music moves and where you need to add in some extra kick. For the purpose of the review I won't check out the score - from your playing alone I've got a pretty good idea of where the sections are and how they work.

Here's some ideas on how the transitions work and how they can be executed better:

The first section is rhythmically floaty and generally gentle - you did this well and it immediately captured me. The section after that though has a left-hand arpeggio pattern that finally solidifies the rhythm. To very clearly mark the incoming section, you could gradually add more definition to the bass notes until you sink in with a firmer touch on the new section.

From that to the opening "recap" we've got a major toning down of energy, and that's what you need to bring out. More pedal smearing, right hand "fade-out", and a small break before the return (which you kinda did, so nice!).

Finally, the final part with that Irish-esque jig melody shouldn't float in out of nowhere, even though the bassline is the same. To bring in the jig melody, gradually ease up the pedalling, then add extra emphases to each strong beat once the melody comes in, especially on the first one. Because, um, Irish people do that. Or something.

(side note: zelda games tend to use this style of BGM for their castle fairs and forest minigames. basically, the peaceful places link wakes up in before shit happens and everything goes dark)

~

All that said, you can't talk transitions without talking technique. (alliteration yeaaahhh) To properly gradate little elements you need to have control of your fingers and all the other physical stuff. It's one of the toughest parts of learning performance, ahaha.

But as I mentioned, it's not nice to give you a course on technique in a forum post, because it doesn't work. I just thought it'd be opportune to talk about the road ahead for a pianist at your level, hehe. Cuz you're awesome like that.

~

To round this up, you've got a great interpretation of a tough track, and your touch is really sweet and feel-good-y. If you wanna make greater musical expressions though, it's on technique and maybe a little bit of score analysis skills. You're one of the more pleasant pianists to listen to on Youtube, so yeah! ^^ Do consider~

Whew! That was long and entertaining. Hope it makes sense, PM me if anything, and much cheers buddy :)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on December 31, 2016, 07:28:27 PM
[3DS] Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon

"Hau's Theme" by dajwxp


This theme is way too freaking happy just like Hau. I love it.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: daj on January 01, 2017, 08:50:32 AM
So um, with Lat playing lots of chill Pokemon tracks like Canalave and the Surfing (RSE) theme on his channel, I really didn't expect to see this. He's got great skill, but fast and crunchy tracks like these are ones that I wouldn't consider doing on a whim. Yet Lat sent me a file labelled "Take 1" about two days after I released this, so...wow. His hands are made for these tracks guys, hint hint ;)

That being said, brilliant performance. Fantastic execution of the left-hand part (came out much bouncier than I'd thought), lots of energy, great show. And above all, essentially no rushing. I love it, and I really respect the effort and time you put into this humble arrangement. Much cheers, lots of love man :)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on January 01, 2017, 08:42:01 PM
Haha the funny thing is I really enjoy playing hard and fast songs as much as I do playing the slower, more feelsy songs (mood-dependent, of course). The reason you don't see more (any?) of those around is because I can't easily play them without mistakes, so I'm never quite satisfied whenever I try to record them. Feel free to ask for some of my unlisted practice videos though!

Thanks for the compliments ^^ this sheet was really fun to crank out from beginning to end - from trying to read it the first time through to finalizing the finger positions so I could nail those last couple of tricky measures! You're very welcome :P
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on February 07, 2017, 07:44:07 AM
I don't normally post my sheet music videos here because, well, there's not much to see if can already use .mus files but daj provided me with a performance to use this time! Thanks buddy~

[3DS] Fire Emblem Awakening

"Main Theme (Title)" by Latios212 (performed by daj)

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 10, 2017, 03:01:28 AM
Whoops, neglected to post these yesterday. Early reveal for the arrangement I'll post this Sunday....

Took a page out of daj's book and did a couple of quick-learns ^^ fully learned, recorded, and posted within a few hours.

[MUL] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

"Kass's Theme" by Latios212


[MUL] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

"Prince Sidon's Theme" by Maelstrom

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 11, 2017, 02:36:44 AM
One more.

[MUL] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

"Stables" by Olimar12345

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Olimar12345 on March 12, 2017, 12:13:44 AM
This is cool, Thanks  c:
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: AmpharosAndy on March 12, 2017, 12:38:10 AM
Not played the game or heard the original tracks but I like what I'm seeing/hearing, bud! :D
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 12, 2017, 07:05:34 AM
Haha thanks you two ^^ as always, glad you enjoyed.
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on March 19, 2017, 02:08:06 AM
I don't normally post here with my sheet music videos, but this one's special since it comes with audio from daj's performance! ;D Thank you daj!


And please do watch daj's actual cover! ^^


Oh, and I suppose this makes 50 videos on my channel now. Cool!
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on November 15, 2018, 04:44:10 AM
Wow, it's been a while since I posted something in this topic...

I happened upon this video (https://youtu.be/yC0BtTgfYXY) supposedly from the new Pokémon Let's Go soundtrack and spent a few hours arranging, practicing, and recording it. Holding off on submitting it to the site until I have official info on the track, but here's me playing it anyway :3

Pewter City!

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on May 30, 2019, 02:44:43 AM
I made a thing...

Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Oronoco on June 08, 2019, 04:21:25 PM
I love this with all my heart. Village Bridge is chicken soup for the soul.
(I was kind-of hoping to hear you start beat-boxing like Kuntz, but that’s all right.)
Title: Re: Latios212's YouTube Channel
Post by: Latios212 on June 13, 2019, 01:18:09 AM
Thank you, I'm super glad you enjoyed it! Pretty much the perfect song to try out. Haha sorry, I don't have any beatboxing skills, to the extent of my knowledge.

(Do you have any other suggestions on what else to play on my new melodica?)