Tag : sound composing

Written on Aug, 14, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

    Inspired by this silent video that coyote_fur posted on Instagram, I immediately heard a glimpse of what kind of musical climate might accompany such a strange and alien world. This was a quick little composing sketch utilizing sounds from my hand made sample libraries rigged up in Kontakt, and some customized Chromophone patches. There’s a good amount of low end …

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Written on Aug, 06, 2014 by in | 1 Comment.

  “There’s an upright piano of the corner of your street” Was the text I received from a neighbor who knows that a) I’m a musician and b) I absolutely love sampling and recording strange and unusual sounds. So I walked down 3 houses to the corner and sure enough there was this old abandoned beauty:   I looked around …

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Written on Apr, 17, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Most objects usually speak out rhythms and patterns to me as I’m doing these sound design sessions, and with two of the water heater panels in front of me, this rhythm emerged. It will inevitably end up on a future piece of music. Captured by my son on an iPhone: One man’s trash is another man’s excuse for a sampling …

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Written on Feb, 15, 2014 by in | 1 Comment.

  (a crude little video recorded with a Blackberry) Owning an analog synthesizer is often better than any virtual synth. I was in need of creating a custom rise within a specific time (16 bars) for a piece of music I was working on. I actually tried a few virtual synths like Massive, FM8, etc… but I would have had …

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