3am - omitted (some ugly for a beautiful sunday)

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KVRAF
11412 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

Post Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:25 pm

In the process of working on another track, I put together this generative piece.

http://soundcloud.com/justin3am/omitted
http://www.3amnoise.net/omitted.mp3

I used Numerology to control my modular, Octatrack and Pitchfactor. The modular patch is mostly a BBD delay making ugly tones karplus-strong style with an Electroharmonix phaser in the feedback path. I use a NoiseRing to excite the delay line (at the beginning you're just hearing the NoiseRing through a QMMG). The Octatrack is sampling the patch and playing it back in some really twisted ways. All the glitchy pitch shifting and stereo delays are done with the Pitchfactor which I control via midi with LFOs generated by Numerology.

I wasn't very careful with my gain staging so the noise floor of the modular is really obvious. :-( I never noticed that horrible ringing in the high-end before.

KVRAF
1585 posts since 13 Nov, 2005 from St. Paul

Post Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:10 pm

Strangely meditative. Also, sort of reminds me of the chaotic structure and rhythm of ocean waves and their varying magnitudes and shapes (probably because I was at the ocean today).

KVRAF
16978 posts since 23 Jun, 2010 from north of London ON

Post Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:59 pm

I like how this works. It does give me an impression of waves crashing around a rocky shoreline...

As for the ringing effect...it sounds alright the way it is..if one looks at a modular like I do..sometimes the effect seems appropriate here.. :)
Barry
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KVRAF
2645 posts since 21 Jul, 2004

Post Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:10 am

i loved that. i got so used to it being in my ears it came as a shock when it ended.
excellent.

neil.

KVRAF
8072 posts since 12 Dec, 2003 from Canada

Post Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:05 am

Sweet mother of sound design, that was awesome! I wish you'd let us into your lab more often. 8)
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Narcissistic Messiah
4562 posts since 8 Apr, 2002 from https://soundcloud.com/remcoh

Post Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:13 pm

Bring da NOISE

ace!

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KVRAF

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11412 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

Post Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:23 pm

Thanks for listening gents. It's funny that this piece evokes ocean imagery for you, so many tracks I do are ocean themed... I think it just happens sub-conciously now since I miss the beach so much. :(

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addled muppet weed
79218 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:30 pm

boing!

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KVRAF

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11412 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

Post Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:03 pm

An appearance by the elusive vurt! Thanks for listening friend.

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KVRAF
5554 posts since 13 Feb, 2006 from Wiesmoor, Germany

Post Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:53 am

Awesome! Thre are some really great sounds in there! :)

Cheers
Dennis

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