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KVRAF
2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:14 pm

Last edited by thomekk on Sat Jun 26, 2021 12:23 pm, edited 17 times in total.
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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:27 pm

Updated with the second video
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KVRAF
1717 posts since 4 May, 2012

Post Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:02 pm

Interesting explorations.

My only gripe with the second offering was with the isolated higher frequencies within the sound: Lone partials which either sound like an exhausted additive engine, low quality mp3 or experiments with SPEAR. I don't know if they were individually composed - if so, then there is art in its structure - but it's not an aesthetic that I find pleasing. Not uncomfortable or unsettling but simply not to my taste. Which is purely subjective, of course - so feel free to disregard my thoughts here and don't let my opinion influence you negatively.

I did very much enjoy that classic gathering of sound at the end of the second part.

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KVRian
1283 posts since 23 Nov, 2018 from Birmingham, UK

Post Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:07 pm

'Enjoyed' (not necessarily the best word) both pieces...

My only big issue with the first one was the string sound which was quite flat and static on its sustained notes...I wanted a little more subtle dynamic rise and fall from them?

Worked well otherwise - effective little melodic fragments in there that were developed as it progressed.

Loved the STOP START aspect of the 2nd one...for me, the pauses were just as important as the notes...something that too many composers still forget at times!
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KVRAF
1548 posts since 19 Aug, 2008

Post Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:23 pm

Nice work.
Evocative of some retro sci-fis.

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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:57 pm

Unaspected wrote:
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:02 pm
Interesting explorations.

My only gripe with the second offering was with the isolated higher frequencies within the sound: Lone partials which either sound like an exhausted additive engine, low quality mp3 or experiments with SPEAR. I don't know if they were individually composed - if so, then there is art in its structure - but it's not an aesthetic that I find pleasing. Not uncomfortable or unsettling but simply not to my taste. Which is purely subjective, of course - so feel free to disregard my thoughts here and don't let my opinion influence you negatively.

I did very much enjoy that classic gathering of sound at the end of the second part.
Thanks a lot for your thoughts / impressions!
It was just done as that and laters I thought this could fit with the other "Knitschers"
Symphony Nr.1
Meet the Cities Repair Team Unimportant laughter
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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:03 pm

ChameleonMusic wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:07 pm
'Enjoyed' (not necessarily the best word) both pieces...

My only big issue with the first one was the string sound which was quite flat and static on its sustained notes...I wanted a little more subtle dynamic rise and fall from them?

Worked well otherwise - effective little melodic fragments in there that were developed as it progressed.

Loved the STOP START aspect of the 2nd one...for me, the pauses were just as important as the notes...something that too many composers still forget at times!
Thanks for giving it a listen!
First one was simply done like this, and yeah, being so small it could be for sure extended or changed - but I liked it though being small as it is.

The second one was also just a comprovisation. I guess I cannot say much about how I made it, just important was - after having all these "Knitschers" that they gave some sense having them gathered around to combine.
Symphony Nr.1
Meet the Cities Repair Team Unimportant laughter
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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:04 pm

Bansaw wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:23 pm
Nice work.
Evocative of some retro sci-fis.
Merci :)
Symphony Nr.1
Meet the Cities Repair Team Unimportant laughter
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KVRian
1136 posts since 28 Oct, 2005 from Finland

Post Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:56 am

Cool! Well done horror ambiance on both video.

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KVRAF
11459 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

Post Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:52 pm

I liked the second one. :D

Thanks for sharing!

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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Wed Mar 03, 2021 4:28 pm

Thanks guys!
Next video will follow soon
Symphony Nr.1
Meet the Cities Repair Team Unimportant laughter
music is not meaningless...we just have to do it

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KVRian
1211 posts since 23 Jun, 2007 from Findlay OH USA

Post Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:51 am

thomekk wrote:
For those who can enjoy this stuff...
That'd be me. Totally enjoyed both pieces. Btw, personally I like the "dry" sound of the second part, it gives it a bit of the old "electronic music" sound from the later 50s.

Forgive me for not watching the videos while listening. I like to hear music apart from visuals - less distraction for an old fellow like me - and yours is standing perfectly well on its own.

Thanks for sharing !

Best regards,

dp

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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Thu Mar 04, 2021 2:40 pm

Hey, thanks a lot

That makes me happy. :tu:
I originally did a lot of them dry - because that seemed to be enough.
I made an all Knitschers-Monolith though with all of them and with reverb.
But I left the sounds for the videos as they were.

And yes, I can absolutely understand feeling not the need to watch. It should work without that.
I just had fun imagining what could visually fit to those oscure minimals and tried some stuff out.
Symphony Nr.1
Meet the Cities Repair Team Unimportant laughter
music is not meaningless...we just have to do it

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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:41 pm

and the next...
Sinus Brötzer (not that horrorful)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6hHh3hNaNM
Symphony Nr.1
Meet the Cities Repair Team Unimportant laughter
music is not meaningless...we just have to do it

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KVRAF

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2795 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Germany

Post Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:09 pm

Symphony Nr.1
Meet the Cities Repair Team Unimportant laughter
music is not meaningless...we just have to do it

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