How To: Decensor Rock Band Tracks using Reaper

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How To: Decensor Rock Band Tracks using Reaper

Postby InevitablEnd » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:52 pm



Required:
Optional but recommended:
Other Helpful Tips:
  • Reaper Scrubbing:
    • Go to Options -> Preferences -> Playback
    • Set Looped-segment mode to be from -30ms to 30ms
    • Set 'When moving edit cursor via action or control surface' to Scrub
Decensoring Rock Band tracks using Reaper
  1. Get censored audio and chart
  2. Get Decensored audio
  3. Import chart and audio into Reaper
  4. Export censored lyrics using CAT Tools
  5. Compare with decensored lyrics and mark were to change lyrics/phrases
  6. Find place in Reaper where lyrics were censored
    • Sync decensored audio with censored audio
  7. Copy section of decensored audio and paste into separate Decensor track
    • (optional) Cut section of censored audio and paste onto Censored track
    • Adjust audio length and volume so it matches
  8. Add lyric(s) onto Vocal/Harmony chart
  9. Repeat 6-8 until all censored lyrics are done
  10. Export MIDI
  11. Merge Decensor audio track with Vocals/Audio
    • Mute all audio tracks except for Vocals and Decensor
    • Render as Master track to merge them both together.
  12. Export as rb3con using Magma
    • Using song.ini, fill in song data
    • (optional) Use album cover with Parental Advisory
    • (optional) Use C3CONTools to convert to Phase Shift or other consoles.
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Re: How To: Decensor Rock Band Tracks

Postby InevitablEnd » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:52 pm

Changelog:
  • 2018-08-06: Added links and formatting.
  • 2018-08-05: Initial Post with text and video.
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