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layzer
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Postby layzer; Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:58 pm Post Apocalypse v2.777 - doom n gloom chill electro

feelin gloomy :cry: :cry:
new in v2.666:
took the advice and got rid of the happy harp.
misery prevails! yeah!!!!!!!!
JP6K took over the happy harp part.

https://soundcloud.com/layzerkvr/ramirez-post-apocalypse

bass - evm bassline
pads - PG8X, klc M1
arps - JP6k, Vanguard
lead - Ext2 sampler
forest effects - EXT2 sampler
drums - Linplug RMIV

Enjoy more Layzer meh....
:cry:
Last edited by layzer on Tue May 15, 2018 3:35 am, edited 2 times in total.
HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
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Postby DJ Warmonger; Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:26 pm Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

Very cool extravaganza, weird harmonies.

However, I think that many synths don't come together in terms of mix. Like a bunch of presets thrown together.
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voidhead23
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Postby voidhead23; Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:46 pm Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

Has a really nice John Carpenter feel to it, like a more funky post-apocalyptical scenario where the nuclear zombies have star-shaped sunglasses and rhinestone vests. Nice. However, i really don't think that pluck sound fits in very well. It's just a little too Pure Moods and doesn't quite mesh with the grooviness of all the other elements.
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Postby voidhead23; Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:46 pm Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

Duplicate.
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layzer
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Postby layzer; Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:15 pm Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

voidhead23 wrote:i really don't think that pluck sound fits in very well. It's just a little too Pure Moods


thanks for the listen and feedback.
hmmm it is kind of happy sounding, huh?(the plucks)
no happy allowed! :x :x :x
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HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
DAW [ENERGY XT2/1U RACK WINXP / MAUDIO 1010LT PCI]
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Postby voidhead23; Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:16 am Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

layzer wrote:no happy allowed! :x :x :x


Exactly! :borg:
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layzer
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Postby layzer; Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:34 am Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

DJ Trollmonger wrote:a bunch of presets thrown together.


yeah, it does actually sound like it was all randomly thrown together.
but at least it sounds nothing like some of the boring, repetitive
old trance out there.
Last edited by layzer on Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:33 pm, edited 2 times in total.
HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
DAW [ENERGY XT2/1U RACK WINXP / MAUDIO 1010LT PCI]
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biodiode
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Postby biodiode; Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:24 am Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

I think thrown together fits nicely with the title. In a post-apocalypse, you probably won't have time to think, just do to survive. I remember the Linplug RMIV, a much-underrated drum sampler and was my goto before I got hooked on Battery and Spectrasonics stuff. Enjoyed the listen.
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Frantz
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Postby Frantz; Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:41 pm Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

Groovy and atmospheric. Cool riffs. Good use of space. The mix is perfect. :tu:

I agree with voidhead23, there is an acoustic (harp?) pluck that stands out against the synthetic background. I would consider replacing it with a synth pluck so that it blends in better.
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Postby wagtunes; Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:49 pm Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

Decided to do some slumming tonight so hanging out at Music Cafe.

Interesting piece. Shades of Alan Parsons Project in spots. Nice clean mix. I liked it.

But I'm pretty easy to please so there's that.
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layzer
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Postby layzer; Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:53 pm Re: Post Apocalypse v2.666 - doom n gloom chill electro

updated new version, kicked that happy harp out and replaced
it with a generic synth preset sound to go with the rest of the
preset sounds! :party:
HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
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Postby sjm; Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:56 am Re: Post Apocalypse v2.666 - doom n gloom chill electro

Good stuff as always. I must admit I didn't notice the happy harp in the first version. Nor in the second one for that matter... ;)

Probably because I was too busy entering post-apocalyptic MacGyver mode, trying to make a bomb from a shoelace, chewing gum and a pack of thumb tacks in order to fight off the approaching zombie horde*.



* is this actually a zombie apocalypse, or just a run-of-the-mill one?
Voted KVR's resident drunk Robert Smith impersonator (thanks Frantz!)
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Frantz
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Postby Frantz; Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:57 pm Re: Post Apocalypse v2.666 - doom n gloom chill electro

The Happy Harp is banished from the land. Doom and gloom wins the day. The track sounds great! :phones:
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layzer
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Postby layzer; Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:39 pm Re: Post Apocalypse - doom n gloom chill electro

sjm wrote:Good stuff as always.

Frantz wrote:The track sounds great! :phones:

wagtunes wrote:Nice clean mix. I liked it.

Thanks, Gents!
i guess i got lucky throwing those
presets together :wink:
HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
DAW [ENERGY XT2/1U RACK WINXP / MAUDIO 1010LT PCI]
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Postby markkuja; Wed May 02, 2018 12:58 pm Re: Post Apocalypse v2.666 - doom n gloom chill electro

Cool! Nice rhythm. Pleasant bass and melody lines. Sounds good.
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