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Weeklybeats 2016 was a 52 week long music project in which artists composed and publicly released 1 song a week for the entire year. Enjoy this archive of over 3,700 music compositions by over 260 artists.
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By ioflow on February 16, 2014 11:58 pm

experimental beat. no quantization. made entirely with hardware. first song created with my mpc1000. since i'm still learning how to use this thing, i kept it simple. (and i started just a couple of hours before the deadline.) i sampled my juno 106 synth running through strymon delay & reverb effects, some claps i recorded awhile back, and the 808/NES percussion from one of my previous WBs. no processing; the computer was used only for recording and uploading.

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February 18, 2014 2:13 pm

awesome! much more complete than anything i ever made on my MPC, haha.

February 20, 2014 10:31 am

thanks, man! in spite of how many elements i felt were missing (i forgot to record my bassline!), compared to an all-up DAW production with hours of micro-editing, reversing, finessing elements just so...i'm surprised and pleased that it's not completely terrible. the drums, in particular, sound more "complete" than i expected. especially since i didn't have my usual software environment for layout and resampling tricks. hopefully i will do a more detailed MPC track soon!

February 20, 2014 9:22 pm

This came on while I was filling out some forms elsewhere and it just hit the spot. Thanks!

February 21, 2014 7:22 am

thank you, and thanks for listening!

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