[LAU] Music: Woxitron WIP
folderol at ukfsn.org
Sun Sep 2 16:11:44 EDT 2007
On Sat, 1 Sep 2007 13:27:36 -0700
Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:
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> On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 09:35:25PM +0200, Thorsten Wilms wrote:
> > Hi!
> > It all started with a single custom drumloop run through dozens of
> > plugins, cut into pieces and rearranged to retrieve several versions
> > that can be layered. That was years ago, using Cubase. Now I feel
> > slightly awkward about that, but this material is way to good to
> > leave it :)
> > I took those few short loops and a bunch of other old samples to
> > build a track in Ardour. Said samples include me screaming into
> > the mic, a car and a lorry passing by on a wet street and a soda
> > stream.
> > http://images.ciao.com/ide/images/products/normal/555/Soda_Stream_Maxi__172555.jpg
> > So far its almost all percussion. I intend to add melodic parts.
> > Usually I build a "core" of a piece, consisting of 4 to 16 bars
> > with complete instrumentation, but here I have a skeleton now,
> > like was the case with "FM Casserole" and the collaborations with
> > Folderol.
> > I post this WIP to gather some feedback, as I wonder if the breaks
> > and transitions are maybe a bit rough and whether I should extend
> > some parts to provide stability.
> > http://www.archive.org/download/woxitron/thorwil_woxitron_wip.ogg
> > http://www.archive.org/download/woxitron/thorwil_woxitron_wip.mp3
> That's beautiful. I particularly enjoyed the beat that emerges at about 1:22 and continues for the rest of it, and which suggests to me like a funky bassline might go nicely underneath it. Other than that, it seems pretty complete to me as a drum solo.
> - -ken
Interesting. Not really my cup of tea, but still interesting. I'm sure
an effective bass line could be worked in there, but I can't see how
you could fit anything else in. You've just about filled all the
Will J Godfrey
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