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Fever Pitch

By disquiet on January 14, 2018 11:51 pm

Second week of the year, and more work on the combination of guitar and modular. I'll follow up with more of a description.

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January 15, 2018 12:28 am

Additional details: This is all electric guitar played live through a modular synthesizer. The glitchy under beat is a bit of the Trigger Man, along with the byproduct glitches inherent in the looper. The main guitar line is heard with various aspects of the audio spectrum being modulated by a medium-paced LFOs, and being sent through the looper for additional glitchy effects, all echoes and stutter. And then at the end a snippet of a chord is sent through a Phonogene for a simulated tape-loop fade-out. There's more going on, like the primary guitar line being put through a filter, but that's the gist of it.

January 17, 2018 11:42 pm

I like it! The sonic artefacts are particularly lovely - really add a nice dimension of space.

January 18, 2018 4:12 pm
Tristan Louth-Robins wrote:

I like it! The sonic artefacts are particularly lovely - really add a nice dimension of space.


Thanks very much. I love how the high-gain guitar noise can become an element unto itself.

January 20, 2018 3:43 am

As part of the Disquiet Junto series of weekly projects, Joseph Branciforte added a second part to my "Fever Pitch" piece:

https://soundcloud.com/joseph-branciforte/january-18-2018-disquiet0316?

January 21, 2018 7:47 pm

Very nice, I like the sci fi blending of the guitar and electronic scan

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