Tag Archive: synth

Nov 26

Everything Burns Prototype II

So, playing around with Mixcraft to get a bit of verse and chorus structure in place yields the following rough mix. As usual, please excuse the poor vocals – I’m still using a horrible Korg condenser mic. The should be a shiny new dynamic mic arriving Real Soon Now(tm). Everything Burns Prototype II

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Sep 25

‘Everything Burns’ prototype

So one of the songs off the album I’m working on is called “Everything Burns.” The melody and structure for it came to me in the middle of the night and kept me awake for hours and then tried to do a runner in the morning, so I did a quick rough of the verse/chorus …

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Aug 29

Morphine in C

Ok, so driven in from the garden by a plethora of wasps and one annoying neighbour, I was planning to stick my head in a book, but sadly my synth got a hold of me. So, without further ado, I present Morphine in C – the music I image would be played in a psychiatric …

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Aug 25

Dresden Amen

Anyone familiar with Wagner’s Parsifal will know this one. It’s a short 24 second snippet of exquisite loveliness, using my nice warbly theremin sound. John Dow – Dresden Amen

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Aug 24

Vangelis / Blade Runner sound

This is a gorgeous gorgeous rich sound and I use it all the time. The patch is pretty straight forward on a microkorg: Turn off write protect and initialise a sound bank to the defaults Add a second oscillator (Saw wave) and set the level to 127 Detune the second oscillator – I set it …

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Aug 21

Flyby

Another simple one, with some dodgy timing. Flyby

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Aug 18

Hello World

Programmers are allowed to write a “Hello World” program to learn about a new language, so I’ve made a “Hello World” to learn about a new synth. This was played on a Korg MicroKorg. It’s not Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, just a few notes to get the hang of the tiny keyboard and to try out …

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