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Week 4

By Earbleeder on January 26, 2020 1:17 pm

Gear used:
- Octatrack
- Ableton

Did a jam session with the Octatrack & the DFAM:
- Octatrack had a Kick & a Snare running on percentage based conditions
- DFAM ran through a thru track on the Octatrack, volume set to scene A
- Octatrack had three tracks set up with record buffers at various lengths from the DFAM in, volume set to scene B
- Fucked around for about 20 minutes (after spending about an hour figuring out how to get the record buffers working) while recording in Ableton
- Hacked up the recording into chunks, arranged accordingly, did some weird glitching and then exported.

I was pretty happy with the outcome, I've been trying to get recording in the OT like this for awhile and it was a good outcome. There were some volume issues, but these were cut out and fixed in post.

Going to figure out this cross-fading more on the OT.

Reminder: make sure to hit the right record button, if you press Rec1 and the audio source is in channel C, there's gonna be no sound.

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January 27, 2020 6:13 pm

Satisfyingly beefy sound, like the semi-randomneess of it.

January 27, 2020 7:42 pm

Great glitchy hook on this piece!

January 28, 2020 12:33 am
vimster wrote:

Satisfyingly beefy sound, like the semi-randomneess of it.

So much of that can be attributed to the DFAM, even without the OT & post-editing. It's a great device.

onezero wrote:

Great glitchy hook on this piece!

That gif sums up the track perfectly!

The hook was an amazing discovery, it was adding one additional patch cable to the DFAM and I was like "oh damn, this is something". I was really happy that I was recording at the time.

January 29, 2020 8:19 pm

This was a lot of fun to listen to -- cool stuff!

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