Excerpt from the track End. Released on CD and as a digital download single. Also available on the EP "nature Abhors a Vacuum" available this week from zero zero island recordings.
Just a thing i was playing around with after listening to s u r v i v e ' s wonderful Stranger Things soundtrack. It's not a finished, piece, just a sketch.
Juno-106, Oberheim OB-Xa, Solina, and Roland CR-78 drum machine. To get a sort of 'lo-fi' 80s sound it was mastered to cassette, on a 35 year old, beat up cheap cassette tape i had when i was a kid and found in my parents' basement.
Just an exercise i did the other day. I wanted to see how quickly i could put together a more or less faithful version of Kraftwerk's The Model. This one took me about 2 hours, start to finish. Since i went for authenticity it was heavy on the Minimoog and Arp Odyssey, and i used my Vako Orchestron choir samples for the chorus, just like Ralf & the gang. Should have worked more on the drums, but the Cr78(via NI Maschine) seemed to get me pretty close. I didn't bother with vocals so feel free to sing along yourself. Not nearly enough people pick this song on Karaoke night :)
a minute or so of very non-musical noise made with a modified version of Forrest Mims' famous "stepped tone generator" circuit, also called the 'Atari Punk Console.' I threw it together on a breadboard and made a few modifications, then let it make some really disturbing sounds for a while. Not sure if i'll ever use it in a song, but it does make some cool 'shortwave radio' type effects...
A 'remix' of a track form my new EP. Basically a section of the song 'Fig. 3" slowed down by 800%.
most of the sound is unrecognizable from the original, you can make out part of the female vocal, and the hi pitched 'beeping' is from a shortwave recording from 1957 of the signal from Sputnik II (the one with poor Laika the dog inside)
like the title says, it is dumb with a capital D. I was working on a modified version of the Krell patch when i stumbled upon this silly thing, that sounds more like "Go-Kart Races on Neptune" so i had to record a few minutes of it and share. It's one oscillator [Roland 512] a Polyvoks filter, Makenoise Maths, Turing Machine, Spring reverb, Disting MK IV and assorted other doodads making a really goofy racket.
One from the vault. Sort of a "Frippertronics" experiment i did with tape loops, probably back around 2007. I left it off the Synthetic Notation I ep, probably because i was planning a Synthetic Notation #2 which i never got around to.
Here's a voicemail i got from one of those phone scammers. NEVER call them back! If you get one of these block the # and that's that.
“Working hours and once ____________________ that you will be taken under custody by the local _______ there are for serious allegations _______ on your name at this moment we would request you to get back to us so that we can discuss about this case before taking any legal action against you the number to reach us is 972-528-4827 I repeat 972-528-4827 thank you…”
I think pretty much if 'the law' was planning on arresting me for an offense, they wouldn't call me first and leave a robot voice warning me ahead of time!