donkeyt-standard model-ambient(y) bizzle! + album

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Boss Lovin' DR
7644 posts since 15 Mar, 2002 from the grimness of yorkshire

Post Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:04 pm

I was trying to do some piano thing using the midi guitar, but it wasn't really working - sounded like a guitar being played with a piano sound (surprising that...). Thought I'd try it with a pad sound instead. Obviously I'm not getting bogged down arseing around with sinthesisers so I used the nifty little Padspheres- https://www.laptopmusician.net/2019/06/ ... heres.html

Add a shitload of effects and automation to wibble and dirty it up a bit, and some incoherent mumbling small vocal parts and there we go;

http://www.bennyleeds7.myfreeola.uk/09- ... -model.mp3

Normal service will be resumed shortly.

Also that time where I collect together recent stuff, give it all a title with the word 'donkey' in it, and call it an 'album';

https://donkeyt.bandcamp.com/album/if-h ... ich-donkey

Chirpy.

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KVRAF
20261 posts since 8 Oct, 2014

Post Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:27 pm

About time you posted something new. I was having withdrawals. Anyway, very different from what I'm used to hearing from you and totally unexpected. Very creepy vibe to this one. Part of me wishes the vocals were louder and yet there is a part of me that feels they fit the mood. So I'm torn. Anyway, I didn't know you had this kind of stuff in you. Enjoyed the listen.

PS - You gotta start posting more

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addled muppet weed
75171 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:35 pm

you been listening to jason spaceman?
definite shades of spiritualized, even if you haven't :o

if this lockdown keeps up you'll be going modular :o :lol:

sjm
KVRAF
2046 posts since 17 Apr, 2004

Post Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:56 pm

:tu:
Voted KVR's resident drunk Robert Smith impersonator (thanks Frantz!)

https://soundcloud.com/steevm/

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KVRAF
9985 posts since 13 Mar, 2009 from UK

Post Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:33 pm

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Welcome to the Dark Side!

Good work :D

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KVRian
623 posts since 7 Apr, 2019

Post Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:54 pm

Brian Eno had moments too. It has soul ^^.

KVRAF
2992 posts since 21 Mar, 2020

Post Mon Jan 25, 2021 1:44 pm

Carried me somewhere else. I loved it. :tu:

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KVRian
1162 posts since 23 Jun, 2007 from Findlay OH USA

Post Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:28 am

Lovely. I wish I'd kept my MIDI guitar.

I like that the vocal is indistinct, I think it fills the mood.

Best regards,

dp

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Boss Lovin' DR

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7644 posts since 15 Mar, 2002 from the grimness of yorkshire

Post Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:16 pm

Ouf, never replied to this! :oops:

Thanks all for listening and the comments - vocals deliberately low key on this one (rather than the usual not having a f**king clue...)

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