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a sonic pi moment 001

By chiefthomson on November 13, 2016 5:52 pm

as the title might give away, I discovered Sonic Pi... after a crash course in Ruby and some tutorials, this is my very first song in code... good code moments y'all

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)

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November 14, 2016 8:06 am

this is pretty cool, never seen sonic pi before. You gonna share the code?

November 17, 2016 10:12 pm

there you go mate. have fun wink

use_bpm 123

live_loop :melody do
  use_synth :pulse
  with_fx :distortion, distort: 0.4 do
    with_fx :reverb, room: 0.8 do
      with_fx :band_eq, freq: 90, db: 1 do
        play chord([52,56,48,59].choose, [:m6,:m9].choose), invert: rrand_i(0,2), amp: 1, release: 2, cutoff: rrand(80,110)
  sleep [1.5,2].choose

live_loop :sphere, sync: :melody do
  sample :ambi_haunted_hum, amp: 1.5, attack: 1, pitch: [-1,1,3].choose
  sleep 8

live_loop :echo_fx, sync: :melody do
  with_fx :echo, decay: 16, phase: 0.62, max_phase: 8 do
    sample :perc_swash, pan: rrand(-0.6,0.6), amp: 0.5
  sleep 21

live_loop :kick, sync: :melody do
  sample :bd_gas, amp: 5
  sleep 1

live_loop :snare, sync: :melody do
  sleep 1
  with_fx :reverb, room: 0.8, mix: 0.35 do
    sample :sn_dolf, decay: 0.2, decay_level: 0
  sleep 1

hihat = "C:/temp/spi/CC2_Hat_06.wav"

live_loop :hihat, sync: :melody do
  sample hihat, pan: rrand(-0.6,0.6), amp: rrand(0.7,1.2)
  sleep 0.25

live_loop :bassline, sync: :melody do
  use_synth :dtri
  nuotti = scale(:a1, :minor_pentatonic).choose
  with_fx :echo do
    play nuotti, cutoff: rrand(10, 130), release: 0.1, amp: 1.8, release: 0.9, cutoff: 60
  sleep [1,1.5,2].choose

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