[linux-audio-user] Homemade music

Michael T D Nelson m_nels at gmx.net
Thu Jan 19 12:19:37 EST 2006

Steve D wrote:
> More homemade music--
> Some days ago Thorsten Wilms sent me a great percussion track called
> Gnomes. I have added melodic and harmonic elements to it and the result
> can be found here:
> OGG format:
> http://www.xscd.com/pub/music/audio/ogg/thorsten-wilms-and-steve-doonan_gnomes.ogg
> MP3 format:
> http://www.xscd.com/pub/music/audio/mp3/thorsten-wilms-and-steve-doonan_gnomes.mp3
> I did not edit Thorsten's track at all. I just decoded it into .wav
> format using oggdec, then imported the .wav into Ardour and began adding
> tracks. I used Jamin to make the mixdown track, exported it from Ardour,
> then encoded the exported .wav into ogg (with oggenc) and mp3 (with
> lame).
> Criticisms (of the melodic/harmonic elements) is welcome. I have a
> pretty bad case of flu right now so my ears aren't as good as they
> should be. ;-)

That's really cool. I'll try to give it a more constructive listen 
later, I'm a bit too tired right now.

Suffice it to say that my cats like it enough to come and sit in right 
in front of my speakers, messing my stereo imaging up completely!


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