[LAU] Music made with Linux - Désert (zynadd, amsynth, seq24 and a few ladspa... plus M$)

ben brouits at free.fr
Tue Nov 10 16:36:05 UTC 2015

Le 10/11/2015 11:26, Louigi Verona a écrit :
> Hey!
> I did not like the drums in the beginning, in the middle of the tune it
> was more in context.

I agree actually. I did not know exactly where to put this rhythmic part 
in 6/8 style, so i inserted it near the beginning without to mean it really.

> The astronaut vocal is way too loud and intrusive. Also, these voice
> recordings are way too harsh and not only I would make them at least 50%
> more quiet, I would dull them a bit and take out the harsh high frequencies.

I was so used to listen to it during editing, that i did not mention the 
voice was too loud.

Thank you for your listening and useful comments. I will re-edit the 
project file a more polished way next days, then.

- Ben
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 1:04 AM, Benoît Rouits <brouits at free.fr
> <mailto:brouits at free.fr>> wrote:
>     Good evening list,
>     Again, i would like to share with you a space/ambient piece composed
>     under Linux, but also which a friend of mine collaborated to, with
>     percussive sound effects she made on a M$ OS with some
>     idontknowwhatsoftware®. It was made last year, but i think i did not
>     mention it on the list, until now.
>     This was my first collaborative experience and i liked it, we made 3
>     version, but this one is my preferred [1].
>     The body of this piece [2] is very simple:
>     seq24 controlling 2 voices (3 in fact): one is zyn on the bass (plus
>     some bleeps), and the second is a custom amsynth patch (the lead voice).
>     All that recorded with timemachine, then edited with audacity to add
>     the percussive effects my friend made. Then i overdubbed it with an
>     edited recording of a Mercury7 mission voice from the NASA (freely
>     available on archive.org <http://archive.org> [*]).
>     [1] the full version:
>     https://soundcloud.com/brouits/d-sert-nina-kardec-collab
>     [2] the vanilla seq24/zyn/ams version:
>     https://soundcloud.com/brouits/desert-second-take
>     [*] Scott Carpenter voice only:
>     https://ia801408.us.archive.org/28/items/Mercury7/462-AAG.flac
>     Hope you will enjoy it, with big loudspeakers (some sounds are very
>     low and at low frequencies).
>     This piece yields me to a question: where does the musical discourse
>     lie between the synth sounds and the astronaut's voice ?
>     Cheers,
>     - Ben
> --
> Louigi Verona
> http://www.louigiverona.ru/

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