IA ENGLISH is here and she is beautiful :')
Wow, it's 2018 and I'm actually transcribing lyrics from a song. I haven't done that since... my childhood, I think. Also, I tried my best, but I probably make a mistake here and there on the lyrics, so please do correct me if you find anything wrong with them.
Anyway, Conqueror is my favorite song of the 4 English songs in the album. The music is awesome and IA sounds unbelievably amazing here. And seriously, I couldn't ask for more in an IA English voicebank. The pronounciation is great, she sings well, and she sounds absolutely like the IA we all know and love, only in English this time.
Now we just need 1stPlace to release the voice bank already so we can get more songs using it. Though CeVIO software only has Japanese interface IIRC, so it's gonna be interesting to see if western producers even gonna try it.
P.S. I kinda want to do another lyrics video for Stay Gold, another English song in the album. But I'm having trouble with the lyrics on that one, so I'm not so sure...
EDIT: Video for STAY GOLD is done! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrE0ylOeSCs
This song is one of the tracks in IA/04 -STAR- album. And it's available on iTunes, so make sure to buy it if you like it =D https://geo.itunes.apple.com/jp/album/ia-04-star/1378886165
Lyrics: Clementine Jane
Vocal Tuning: Hayao Konishi (from Out of Service)
Illustration taken from https://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?mode=medium&illust_id=68206443
Disclaimer: I simply put the song and the illustration together, then added the lyrics. Credits for the song and the illustration go their original creators.
-- Uploaded to Youtube by Synth
This site provides links to random videos hosted at YouTube, with the emphasis on random.
The original idea for this site actually stemmed from another idea to provide a way of benchmarking the popularity of a video against the general population of YouTube videos. There are probably sites that do this by now, but there wasn’t when we started out. Anyway, in order to figure out how popular any one video is, you need a pretty large sample of videos to rank it against. The challenge is that the sample needs to be very random in order to properly rank a video and YouTube doesn’t appear to provide a way to obtain large numbers of random video IDs.
Even if you search on YouTube for a random string, the set of results that will be returned will still be based on popularity, so if you’re using this approach to build up your sample, you’re already in trouble. It turns out there is a multitude of ways in which the YouTube search function makes it very difficult to retrieve truly random results.
So how can we provide truly random links to YouTube videos? It turns out that the YouTube programming interface (API) provides additional functions that allow the discovery of videos which, with the right approach, are much more random. Using a number of tricks, combined some subtle manipulation of the space-time fabric, we have managed to create a process that yields something very close to 100% random links to YouTube videos.
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