Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

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Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by glennny » Sat May 25, 2019 10:00 am

No Memory
By Berkeley Social Scene
Challenge: chiptunes/computer sounds


Drums: Ken
Guitars: glennny & Lunkhead
Synths, Bloops, Bleeps, Production: Lunkhead
Lyrics: Geech
Lead Vox: Geech
Backing Vox: Lunkhead
Bass: Geech
Silence: Martin


(This is an unintentional callback to Nur Ein XIII Round 1's challenge "Sell an imaginary product", selling a memory wiping service)

Jimmy had a problem in his job
He couldn’t focus because his heart throbbed
Passing by her desk he would cry
Been two weeks since she said goodbye
Seemed to occupy all of his thoughts
What could he do? He was distraught
Seeing us, we put his mind at ease
Now he lives his life as he pleases

With No Memory
No Memory
No Memory
No Memory

Poor Becky, she had been betrayed
Her friend revealed the truth she conveyed
Everyone learned the secret she had hid
An injustice she could never rid
Years later she hadn’t forgot
Trusting anyone still remained so fraught
She came to see us and what do you know
Her mind became as pure as driven snow

With No Memory
No Memory
No Memory
No Memory

Scars of the mind don’t simply go away
They can wound, disrupt and trouble you every day
We’ll provide you the helping hand that you need
In a few short sessions you’ll be free
Satisfaction guaranteed!

At No Memory
(Come see us)
At No Memory
(We’ll help you)
At No Memory
(Come see us)
At No Memory
(We’ll help you)

At No Memory
(Come see us)
At No Memory
(We’ll help you)
At With No Memory
(Come see us)
At No Memory
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by theSundayColors » Sat May 25, 2019 10:29 am

No Memory
by the Sunday Colors

We have positive confirmation of a safe landing...

I have never been so far away from home
The path forward has never been less clear
My mind is a winding sequence of computer code
The end is far away yet it’s slowly drawing near

I want to remember the people that I love
With some prominent display
The friends who pushed me forward when I thought I’d had enough
The only ones I know who still call me by my given name

I have no memory
No memory of you
I’ll say a little prayer for the times I know we shared
It’s all that I can do

I want to hear your voice inside the piano room
Pull that moment out of my heart, still beating in my chest
But though the feeling is strong I can’t remember why or when or who
The traces of the memory fade into all the rest

Purple, snow-capped mountains
Our spirits silhouetted by a dying star
The tangibles are trapped behind this wall of sound
My battery is low and it’s getting dark

I have no memory
No memory of you
I’ll say a little prayer for the times I know we shared
It’s all that I can do

The light is fading and I am, too
What will be left of me when there’s nothing left of you?

Both…both channels.
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by iVeg » Sat May 25, 2019 11:38 am

NO MEMORY - inflatable vegetables NE XIV.4.b (Chiptune)

Yesterday I was seven
My mom put me to sleep
I live in Snits by the Waterpoort
Bike on herringbone brick streets
But this morning I woke up
Strange bed, strange room, strange house
I don’t know how I got here at all

No memory at all No memory

I climbed out of bed with trouble
I saw a wrinkled man
He lurched toward me with arms outstretched
I screamed, he screamed, we turned, I ran
Back to bed and I hid there
I cried out for my mom
I don't know why everything feels so wrong

No memory at all No memory

A gray woman sits on the bedside and tries to comfort me.
I can understand her, tho she’s not speaking Fris
She says she’s my daughter-in-law
I don’t remember her
I don’t remember having a son
I don’t remember being married
Yesterday I was seven
Today I’m confused and scared

No memory at all No memory
No
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Post by ariskofrain » Sat May 25, 2019 1:37 pm

no memory

i got ink in my eyes
and i'm staring through the frost in a window
and i’m tryna work out what is going on

how do i know where i am
if i don’t know where i’ve been

i been taking some time
and i’m looking at the past like a textbook
and i’m tryna get past all of the gaps

how do i know where i am
if i don’t know where i’ve been

yeah, i'm staring to feel
like i'm missing out
i'm staring to feel
like it can’t come back around
i'm starting to feel
like i'm missing out, like i'm missing out
cause i got no memory

all the pages are blank
other than the ones with the pictures
but i think they’ll fade away

how do i know who i am
if i don’t know who i’ve been

and i never know when
i’m remembering something real
or if i’ve made up everything

how do i know who i am
if i don’t know who i’ve been

yeah, i'm staring to feel
like i'm missing out
i'm staring to feel
like it can’t come back around
i'm starting to feel
like i'm missing out, like i'm missing out
cause i got no memory

[solo]

i got no memory
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by vowlvom » Sun May 26, 2019 4:37 am

No Memory by Vowl Sounds

Chiptune / computer sound elements: Everything apart from owl's voice.
C64 / Gameboy / Soundblaster Instrument sounds plus samples from Earthbound, Doom, Pong and a failing disk drive


sun pours in onto my face, casts shadows fine as lace through the ferns that line the window
i'm awake, warm and naked under sheets, still clinging onto dreams, the softness of my pillow
i'm so confused, i'm not sure where i am, i dreamed i held his hand, i dreamed of summer sunlight
i try to think, we were at the bar for drinks, i think i drank too much, something doesn't feel right

(no memory) / (can't process)
my head is throbbing and my mouth is dry
a black hole between this morning and the bar last night
i don't even know whose bed i'm in, i feel ashamed of everything that i'm not even sure i did
tangled hair and sticky skin, i begin to guess whose bed i'm in, i push it back, i hold it in

i get up, the room sways like a boat, nausea rising in my throat, and the sunlight goes on shining
pull on my dress, find my panties on the floor, stumble to the door, with a sick familiar feeling
i know this house, i know this hall, i know these windows and these walls, i knew it all, i knew it all except one room here
i smell coffee, i hear plates, i know it's morning, but it's late, but no voices, it must just be us two here

(no memory) / (can't process)
i try to think of what i did and what i said last night, was this all my fault?
i see her picture on the wall, i picture myself wrecking your home like a cannonball, have i ruined it all?

you're frying bacon on the stove, wearing boxers full of holes, it feels domestic, it feels strange
a sound of thunder, a butterfly crushed between your hips and mine, and now the world is rearranged
i pretend this house is mine, she never was, this all is fine, nothing happened, nothing bad
you turn around and bring me eggs, pour me coffee, and we don't say a single word
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by glennny » Sun May 26, 2019 7:03 am

Faster Jackalope

presents

No Memory

glennny-Verse vox, guitars synths, tambo, and bloops
Truth- Latin bridge vox, bleeps, lyrics
Frisbee- Chorus Vox, English Bridge

Verse 1
I am a Memory Man
With a busted capstan
And I try to compensate
For my Space Echo
With a ton of spring
And a little bit of plate

Pre-chorus 1
Life is thrown too fast at me
Too fast for me to deal
It passes before me
Before my thoughts can be congealed

Chorus
No memory, I’m seizing up
No memory, I’m out of luck
My bucket brigade
Is wholly unmade
No memory, my signal’s stuck

Verse 2
I am an echoplex
Analogue effects
They are the way my temples gray
My wow and fluttering
Is how I try to sing
When my past is in my way

Pre-chorus 2
But lately my own latency’s
The vacant way I feel
Suffering and buffering
Like a deathly spinning wheel

Chorus
No memory, I’m seizing up
No memory, I’m out of luck
My bucket brigade
Is wholly unmade
No memory, my signal’s stuck

Latin Bridge (translation: The Old Songs are Better)
ANTIQVA CANTICA MELIORA

English Bridge
“Is it live or is it memory”
Is what the hive mind always asks of me
In my mind drive I will ever be
Whatever anybody asks of me


Verse 3
I am an 8-bit man
With no backup plan
When the cartridge doesn’t play
Though I wedge it down
Or jiggle it around
And blow on the contacts all damn day

Pre-chorus 3
Life is thrown too fast at me
Too fast for me to deal
It passes before me
Before my thoughts can be congealed

Chorus
No memory, I’m seizing up
No memory, I’m out of luck
My bucket brigade
Is wholly unmade
No memory, my signal’s stuck




END
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by frankie big face » Sun May 26, 2019 12:43 pm

No Memory - Frankie Big Face

****Since everyone else is listing their computer sounds, I guess I should too...
*In order of appearance: 1) Fred from the Mac; 2) Sosumi - Mac alert sound; 3) Pac-man death sound.
I'm also using a bass tone called "8-bit crusher" and a synth called "Eight-bit synth".*****

My couch is my home
These cushions are my catacombs
While you were judging me
Another bad guy bludgeoned me
Now please leave me alone

You think you’re pretty smug
All I'll give you is a glanceless shrug
I know you’re my wife
But I’m on my final life
I don’t have time to give you a hug
This first-person shooter
On my Macintosh computer
Is my illness, my cure, and my drug
Don’t pull that plug!

Chorus
1 2 3 4
Tell me what I’m fighting for
I’ve got no memory at all
5 6 7 8
Who do I annihilate
Please I got no memory
I got no memory at all

Stop wasting my time
I got a lot of zombies on my mind
Now don’t interrupt
‘Cause I have to level up
If I’m gonna save the whole mankind
Don’t worry ‘bout my sanity
I do it for humanity
No please do not open those blinds
No no no no!

Chorus
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by Rachael Layne » Sun May 26, 2019 6:59 pm

No Memory
By Rachael Layne
Challenge: chiptunes/computer sounds - sounds from SID-Station that emulates Commodore 64 sounds.

I recall some good times
Long nights that touched sunshine
Endless roadtrips in my car
Time changed all... Our faces, new scars, embraces, dive bars...
Somehow I recall it all.

There's no memory that's gonna change things
I can't look at you the same
Somehow I still love you, but I don't know you
There's no memory to save who you became the day you changed

I was under your spell
Ride or die through, fire and hell
My resolve was tried and true.
I would have done almost anything for you.
And I was so wrong, our bond's not that strong,
We fell apart before too long.

There's no memory that's gonna change things
I can't look at you the same
Somehow I still love you, but I don't know you
There's no memory to save who you became the day you changed

You changed

I'll never wish you any harm
In fact I'm glad you came along
There comes a time for moving on
We've reached tomorrow and it's gone

There's no memory that's gonna change things
I can't look at you the same
Somehow I still love you, but I don't know you
There's no memory to save who you became the day you changed

The day you changed
Music is love in search of a word...
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by GlennCase » Sun May 26, 2019 7:43 pm

Agony Sauce
No Memory

[Bleeps and blips provided by SID-Station samples.]
[Vocal sample from "Eucharist" by Ellipsis]

Now I'm looking back
I fell for your trap
Someone who you could use
Flimsy exposure
Had I looked closer
Yes, there would have been clues

And if nothing else there were lessons
Now I know...

That I
Don't want any
trace of you tied back to my identity
(I do this to remember)
If you erased our bad times
Nothing would be left
I'd have no memory
(I do this to remember)

A-D-I-E-U
That's what I'll see to
I have made those mistakes
I got burned it's a
chance to learn and I
have those demons to face

And if nothing else there were lessons
Now I know...

That I
Don't want any
trace of you tied back to my identity
(I do this to remember)
If you erased our bad times
Nothing would be left
I'd have no memory
(I do this to remember)

[BREAK]

'Though I may rue it
I can not lose this
So the tale can be told
Behold the shocking
Walking and talking
Empty husk with no soul!

And if nothing else there were lessons
Now I know...

That I
Don't want any
trace of you tied back to my identity
(I do this to remember)
If you erased our bad times
Nothing would be left
I'd have no memory
(I do this to remember)

I don't want any
trace of you tied back to my identity
(I do this to remember)
If you erased our bad times
Nothing would be left
I'd have no memory
(I do this to remember)
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Post by grumpymike » Sun May 26, 2019 8:16 pm

Don’t got the bandwidth for all this bullshit
I’ve got enough problems - I’m up against my limit

I only focus on one thing at a time
And I’m done putting up with your ineffective whine

You don’t need a sympathetic ear
You need to get outside. You need to volunteer.

All of this is interesting - I see you’re full of rage.
But you’re just reciting from from a web page
----
Click here if you want to be angry
Click here if you want to be stressed
Click here if you’d like the authority
To tell everybody what you think is best

Click here to feel validated
Without having to be debated
Click here to learn the reasons to hate
All the people you already hated
-----
You’re not changing minds with this repetition.
You’re not winning hearts with online petitions

To rebel is an act but you’re sitting on your ass.
This doesn’t seem like a serious mission.

Pretty soon you’ll find a brand new crusade
And forget the old one that you fought yesterday

I really care, but I’m out of time and energy
My brain’s at full capacity
-------------------
(chorus)
------
Please find serenity to accept what you can’t change
And courage to change what you can
Please find the wisdom to tell between the two
Because I’m tired of listening to you
----------------------
Click here if you wanna feel smarter
Show everyone that you’re a martyr
So benevolent, so magnificent
Yet, real sacrifice - a non-starter

Click here to get the latest personality
Be up-to-date with the fashion industry
You can wear it on your shoulder for all to see
Such a shining beacon of conformity

Click here if you want to be angry
Click here if you want to be stressed
Click here if you’d like the authority
To tell everybody what you think is best

Click here to be validated
Without having to be debated
Click here to find all the reasons to hate
All people you already hated
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Post by noma » Sun May 26, 2019 8:36 pm

Nick Soma - No Memory

I'm doing fine, I have no memory
Of anything I've ever done
Oh yeah, they cured me of my memory
No one knows what I'll become
Now I can be anyone

For so many years, I lived
In sorrow and fear, I was
Constantly haunted by my memories
But I was sold when by
That guy I was told they could
Rearrange my mind and set it free

At least the paper says that's how it went
I can't remember anything
But by no means to my discontent
A newborn mind will now take wing

Now finally I have no memory
Of anything I've ever done
I feel so free, I have no memory
No one knows what I'll become
Now I can be anyone

Everything's fun to me
Confidence comes easy
When there's no past to cloud the sunny view
Now I can do what I
Always wanted to do, though as
To what that was, I haven't got a clue

The paper says I'll have to wait and see
What this life has got in store
No bias to obscure my destiny
No slave to memory anymore

Now finally I have no memory
Of anything I've ever done
Oh yeah, they cured me of my memory
No one knows what I'll become
Now I can be anyone

How glad I am to live like this
They say that ignorance is bliss
Entirely oblivious
I have no personality to speak of
And that's because
Of the geniuses who

Erased my each and every memory
Of everything I've ever done
Now finally I have no memory
No one knows what I'll become
Now I can be anyone

No memory, no memory
No memory, no memory...
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Post by Lunkhead » Sun May 26, 2019 9:09 pm

No Memory
By Merisan
Challenge: chiptunes/computer sounds


All the instrument sounds other than the pad synth, shaker, and guitar come from the Teenage Engineering PO-20 Arcade Pocket Operator: https://teenage.engineering/products/po

I won’t know that it’s you
Holding hands with her in the park
I won’t miss all the things
That we used to do in the dark
When you said that your heart
Belonged to only me
It won’t matter at all
Cause my own has been wiped clean

I erased your taste from my lips
Now I have no memory
All our kisses never existed
I have no memory
All the nights we shared
Staring into each other's eyes
were all lies
Did you say it was over forever?
I can’t remember

Time keeps speeding up
And we all let go of the dream
Was it you, was it me
Tearing us apart at the seams?
Do you think of the way
That it was before our bitter end?
I can’t think or recall at all
So I have no regret

I erased your taste from my lips
Now I have no memory
All our kisses never existed
I have no memory
All the nights we shared
Staring into each other's eyes
were all lies
Did you say it was over forever?
I can’t remember

I erased your taste from my lips
Now I have no memory
All our kisses never existed
I have no memory
All the nights we shared
Staring into each other's eyes
were all lies
Did you say it was over forever?
I can’t remember

I erased your taste from my lips
Now I have no memory
All our kisses never existed
I have no memory
All the nights we shared
Staring into each other's eyes
were all lies
Did you say it was over forever?
I can’t remember
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Post by Adam! » Sun May 26, 2019 9:29 pm

No Memory
by Max Bombast

Come close, I'll tell you a secret
If we forget we're destined to repeat it
Sisyphusin', yeah we're running in place
As history gets swept away
Textbooks re-written by the victors
Enemies erased from all the pictures
Control the present
You control the past
You control the future too

We've got no memory of the past before the day that we were born
History was written by the ones who wore the uniforms
What we learn we forget and
We repeat what we neglect
We repeat what we neglect

These days you can't believe your eyes or
Deep fakes will make you none the wiser
We've got the means to manufacture facts and
We're at the point where there's no going back
These days we just can't pay attention
It predates our digital dependence
But now we never leave a paper trail
To prove what is the truth

We've got no memory of the past before the day that we were born
History was written by the ones who wore the uniforms
What we learn we forget and
We repeat what we neglect
We repeat what we neglect

Is this the real life?
Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide
Escape reality
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Post by Cybronica » Mon May 27, 2019 8:01 am

No Memory

Mandibles- Shadow entry

First there was nothing,
then there was me
Blinking at the first glimpse of sun
The people surrounding,
speaking with glee
Of a war still yet to be won

They told me tales of
Monsters in the night
Of beams of scathing, burning light,
Of women fair and clever with the blade
Of the hope that morning brings
Of massive, scaley, flying things
And a music that would charm whenever played

In the midst of it all
A lone figure stood
Courageous, stalwart, and true
In a horrible brawl
He cut down what he could
“That figure,” they told me, “was you!”

They told me tales of
Monsters in the night
Of beams of scathing, burning light,
Of women fair and clever with the blade
Of the hope that morning brings
Of massive, scaley, flying things
And a music that would charm whenever played

Of the hero they asked
That he rise up once more
And finish it once and for all,
And I, still aghast,
Took hold of the sword
They insisted was mine before the fall


But I’ve got no memory of anything that happened to me


They told me tales of
Monsters in the night
Of beams of scathing, burning light,
Of women fair and clever with the blade
Of the hope that morning brings
Of massive, scaley, flying things
And a music that would charm whenever played


Take up the sword
Step into the night
Seek out evil
Fight the good fight

Metal through flesh
Cutting through bone
When the war is over
I’ll find my home

Loosely based on Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
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Re: Nur Ein XIV- R4- No Memory- Bloops & Bleeps

Post by lichenthroat » Mon May 27, 2019 1:55 pm

No Memory - Color Me Confused
by Lichen Throat (shadow entry)
samples from The Sugarcubes' "Delicious Demon"


I could never keep track of my money.
I’m only a simple child.
I just try to be witty and funny.
How much debt have I compiled?
Two men need one money,
But one money need no man.

You say I owe you, but I’ve got no memory.
Color me confused, but don’t be my enemy.
You can call me Harold, or even Mr. Skimpole,
I’d pay if I could, but it’s not that simple.

Sir, I sense that you may be wealthy;
Can you help me just this time?
I’ll drink to your remaining healthy,
Then I’ll stay through dinnertime.
Two men need one money,
But one money need no man.

You say I owe you, but I’ve got no memory.
Color me confused, but don’t be my enemy.
You can call me Harold, or even Mr. Skimpole,
I’d pay if I could, but it’s not that simple.
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