[linux-audio-user] Music material - Gnomes

Nigel Henry cave.dnb at tiscali.fr
Wed Jan 18 15:40:44 EST 2006

On Wednesday 11 January 2006 22:08, Thorsten Wilms wrote:
> Hi!
> So I made a pure percussion track for Steve D - but also everyone else,
> who would like to use it as basement or for cutting up :)
> Full mix with a little reverb:
> http://ccmixter.org/people/thorwil/thorwil_-_Gnomes_full_percussion_track.o
> Single dry tracks are linked from
> http://ccmixter.org/media/files/thorwil/3566
> I chose ccMixter because it is aimed at such things and provides
> visibility outside the lau/lad community. Sadly they have a filesize
> limit at 10 MB, otherwise the full mix would have been flac, too.
> An early version of this made someone on #lad think of gnomes moving stuff
> around and suddenly running away and hiding when the houseowner looks
> after the noise. I tried to make it a bit more to that story.
> All sounds come from custom Om patches. For drum_1 3 Fm operators are
> triggered seperately, influencing each other, with 2 of them having audio
> outs. slight offsets between the trigger notes change the sound in
> interesting ways because of this. Dave is my hero for this gift to
> humankind, even though I more or less have to use an old CVS version ;)
> All MIDI mouse-clicked in MusE. Also used for recording. Removed the files
> from the arrangement to normalize them (even though there was almost no
> headroom) in Sweep and to rename them. Audio file handling is realy a bit
> weak in MusE, but it's all straightforward.
> Reimported the tracks to add reverb. Used a single reverb (gverb, afair) in
> one group and groups for the audio tracks to have send levels. I also like
> this approach to insert highpass filter in front of reverb for tracks
> with bass / kick to avoid low frequency smear. But found it unecessary in
> this case.
> Thanks to the developers of all the fine software, making things like this
> possible in an open environment!
> Looking forward to work based on this. Don't hold back with criticism or
> imitations of this procedure ;)
> ---
> Thorsten Wilms

Hi Thorsten. You've really got to get your soundcard fixed. Steve Doonan's 
made a really nice track from your percussion track. This is really great, 
this sort of thing. No money involved. Just for a bit of fun, and working 
together. Nigel.

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