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Post by fluffy » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:18 pm



EDIT: this is my 9876th post to this forum, neat
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Post by Lunkhead » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:40 pm

This turned out to be a really long jam, 6 minutes. I like the ending too so try to listen through to the end. I guess it's not so bad if you kind of zone out in it like I was doing. I think I kept it changing enough to keep it interesting. This one's all live again, just some light EQ and compression in the DAW, but that's all. It's getting to be really fun to do this live like this! I think about writing a song on a guitar now and then sequencing drums and overdubbing other instruments and blah blah blah. What a hassle!

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Post by fluffy » Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:32 am

Was that really 6 minutes long? The time flew and it kept me interested the whole time. Great job!
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Post by vowlvom » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:56 am



And that's me done! Really enjoyed doing this.

edit: and here's everything on bandcamp as well why not
https://vomvorton.bandcamp.com/album/novomber
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Post by Lunkhead » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:03 pm

fluffy wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:32 am
Was that really 6 minutes long? The time flew and it kept me interested the whole time. Great job!
Oh cool, thanks! Glad it was enjoyable.

Great work, vom, way to go!

This has been very fun indeed. We changed plans and are not traveling this weekend so I think I've got a couple more jams left in me. We'll see. I'm thinking about putting this month's stuff out as an album too.
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Post by fluffy » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:10 pm

Yeah I usually release the collection as an album and it's at least a great way to experiment with a bunch of stuff that I wouldn't normally experiment with, which is something you've already found for yourself too. That's why I keep doing this.
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Post by Lunkhead » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:40 pm

Yeah, good times, except, it's making me want to have more synths to play with and a mixer and more pedals, haha.

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Post by Lunkhead » Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:58 pm

I guess maybe I'll shoot for 20 jams. That seems doable and like a nice round number.

Bass parts on an SH-101 just sound so tasty. I guess this is like a deep house jam or something? Possibly the most interesting bit of this one is that I shift the beat by turning off the volca beats, and turning it back on a half step off from before. That was fun.

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Post by Lunkhead » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:57 pm

This time I started by stealing an idea I heard in a song where the "parts" are differentiated by the hi-hat switching between 1/8th notes and 1/16th notes, which I realized I could simulate by setting the closed hi-hat to the 1st and 3rd 1/16th note of every beat, and the open hi-hat set to be very short and on the 2nd and 4th 1/16th note of every beat, and muting and unmuting the open hi-hat. I always tried switching between pad and lead on the volca keys. To be honest, I'm not loving the volca keys. And the limitation of only being able to sequence 1/8th note rhythms on the SH-101 is a bummer. Now I'm dreaming of getting a volca nubass and a Minilogue...

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