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Week 5

By Earbleeder on February 2, 2020 11:54 am

This week almost did not have a submission - the mother32 refuses to properly receive sequencing from the Octatrack.

So I skipped it and did something in the OT + send/return FX loop.

I like making stuff like this for when I'm working or doing other things.

The whole track was done in the Octatrack including all glitching. Samples were sourced from a number of locations.
It's a lot more fun using hardware than trying to do something like this in a DAW.

Ableton was used to cut down the track to reduce some of the repetition and some post processing FX.

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February 4, 2020 9:09 am

hardware sequencing is such a paradigm shift from DAWs, i want to do more but don't have the gear. even through the noisy drums there's a kind of triumphant joy about this; i love the slow build and glitchy percs!

February 6, 2020 9:13 pm

Definitely good stuff to chill to while I'm working. Very hypnotic with some excellent breaks and rolls.

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