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Electric Touch

By Aletheia on November 1, 2020 11:11 pm

Continuing in the style of last week here's another blend of pan flute with electronic instruments. To this I also added some electric guitar as the last part of the song really needed some "chug". In the key of E minor, I first recorded some arpeggio line using the VolcaFM (still amazed by how musical the lines of its arp sequencer sound) then created a slow pad on the MicroFreak. Once that was set I switched to a more straight lead sound and my usual Novation Circuit rhythms - a very simple one was just enough for the groove. The next layer was the pan flute which I still surprise myself with, as I play it intuitively rather than knowingly. Finally, I recorded a Volca Keys melody and solo - this last step was filmed with my phone, the lighting was really bad so I added a weird effect on top:

https://youtu.be/wp-umWhA-ho

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November 2, 2020 11:20 pm

Epic! Drums and guitars sound really big. I like that synth lead with the Theremin portamento quality. Nice work!

November 4, 2020 5:52 pm

Thanks! Yes, since Volcas have ribbon keys it's easy and fun to do such sound.

November 5, 2020 9:35 am

What an epic journey. Don't be afraid to go ham on the flute though.

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