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hidden paradise (KORG Gadget usb keyboard livejam)

By bryface on January 14, 2018 11:58 pm

I thought this week i would play around a bit with some KORG Gadget stuff i've been playing live a couple times in 2017.  In those live perfs i'd normally have some other external synths (typically a Roland A-01) playing leads over top, but this time i thought i'd try setting up MIDI-controlled instruments inside Gadget itself alongside the song projects, and controlling them with my mini keyboard/controller. 

the "live modules" include an instance of Berlin, used not only for the low acid sweeps in the first third of the song, but for the high leads in the last third.  the only difference is the manipulation of MIDI CC values to get it sounding FM-like at times.  The rhodes keyboards are thanks to the Montreal module.

Anyway this is a pretty messy livejam, nothing super gamechanging, just me wandering about using the Gadget synths.  I'm liking this is a compact solution not only for improvising during live performances, but also as a no-nonsense sketchpad for musical ideas that i can toss in a bag and take with me to a coffee shop for an afternoon.

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January 15, 2018 5:28 am

What a nice set up!  Shoutouts to surfcore.  Crazy change up at around 40%.  I really like that.  Reminds me of the Roni Size super spaced-out breakdowns.  Thumbs up.

January 15, 2018 10:48 am

I'm floating on this groove!

I definitely need to do some WB's with Gadget this year.

January 15, 2018 12:31 pm

The whole Gadget setup is pretty  whack, but you always seem to get amazing tracks out of it!! I like where this goes at the half way mark.  Although where's all the hiss coming from at the half way mark - 8 bit samples?  Yeah, digging this last bit totes - totes boppy.

January 17, 2018 8:15 pm

January 17, 2018 10:00 pm

Beautiful up and down and all the way through. Great track from a live jam.

January 20, 2018 4:28 pm

oh man i love that second bass line that comes in about half way through

January 22, 2018 10:25 am


February 6, 2018 11:04 pm

this is a really nice journey. smile

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