[LAU] Music made with linux: Abundance - Ambient-Psy-Trance

Gwenhwyfaer gwenhwyfaer at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 16:16:58 UTC 2010

In my opinion, the most audible influence upon Shirkey's oeuvre is
that of Dunning & Kruger.

On 30/10/2010, Philipp Überbacher <hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Patrick Shirkey's message of 2010-10-26 08:06:43 +0200:
>> Hi,
>> I have uploaded a new mix I have done last night and this morning inspired
>> by Halloween weekend 2010 in Sydney, Australia and in particular Stacey
>> Pullen's excellent set. If you listen closely you may hear the influence.
>> It's a long player - 808 MB - 65mins - flac, 48Khz, stereo
>> http://djcj.org/audio/kotau/Abundance-Ambient-Psy-Trance-DJ_Kotau_Session_2010-10-26.flac
>> Recorded on a quad core Intel 3Ghz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 12, using ardour3 for
>> multitracking, AMS for the pulsating bassline and Hydrogen for the drum
>> sequencing.
>> Designed to be played loud and immersively, and preferably with a large
>> blast of dopamines to the brain.
>> I think it could be enhanced with a seriously funky bassline. If anyone
>> wants to take a stab at it, that would be cool wid me. It's definitely in
>> there just about bursting to get out.
>> Cheers.
>> --
>> Patrick Shirkey
>> Boost Hardware Ltd.
>> "ZPE is not about creating something from nothing: It is about using the
>> zero point of a wave as a means to transform other forms of potential
>> energy like magnetic flux, heat, or particle spin into usable energy in
>> such a way that entropy appears to be reversed."
> Hi Patrick.
> In the spirit of bad press is better than no press, here's my feedback:
> I put the song on and after a while felt an urge to sing. Given my less
> than stellar reputation as singer I'm not sure whether it's a good sign.
> Then I went grocery shopping, came back, and it felt like I hadn't
> missed anything.
> In other, more blunt and direct words, even highly repetitive is a
> misnomer. To my ears it's just boring, unmusical and annoying.
> Who am I to criticize? Anything I've done is hardly any better, but I
> know that the music I am able to and like to create is not the kind of
> music people would want to listen to, myself included. This is not
> supposed to discourage you, it's just another point of view.
> Regards,
> Philipp
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