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W19 - FM Techno Session

By ENC_ on May 11, 2024 8:22 am

Dense week with partner's mothers day plans, birthday, and scheduling. They are closing out contract work. More bike rides. Been looking for more excuses to enjoy the sun and leave apartment. Continuing reading The Box Man. Reached out about short term educational position. Created several album covers. Need to get back to mixing and mastering. Need to search old computers for original files for mixing and mastering and updates. Gone all weekend.

Gear used:
Dirtywave M8
Tascam DR-40

Software used:
Ableton
Sound Toys Radiator
Ozone 10


Limited on time to create a full thought out composition. The goal was to quickly create something for this week using only M8 and FM synthesis. Started by experimenting with polyrhythms to see how the tracker handles timing. It was a bit limiting. Would prefer to use Ableton for the level of control when composing or a separate device with running sequencer separate from m8. At least having midi faders to help bring things in and out. Using live mode was able to squeeze out some better results. Live run recorded in stereo and improvised clip launching jam session. Developed sound patches to generatively evolve to emulate live tweeking. Quick mastering in daw. 2 hour completion. Out of practice with improvised sessions.

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Very nice. Great use of the M8 fm synth.

I'm a sucker for the FM, realy like these patches you cooked up. Sounds like a somewhat chilled out SOR3 track.

BarristerPlong wrote:

Very nice. Great use of the M8 fm synth.

rayjkayj wrote:

I'm a sucker for the FM, realy like these patches you cooked up. Sounds like a somewhat chilled out SOR3 track.

Thanks for checking it out smile FM is my favorite kind of synthesis and the M8's engine has an interesting flavor of it. It's a bit on the darker sider to my ears. For pure FM patching, I think the standard to match is Hizmi. He'd be the one I'd want to imitate for this one.

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