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Dismal Mumbling

By Jim Wood on May 12, 2018 2:30 pm

I noticed that a number of fellow WBers have been using GarageBand, so I thought I'd reacquaint myself. Quite a number of differences since I last used it (2008). All materials generated in GarageBand, imported into Live for further development. F Major.

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May 14, 2018 12:11 am

Sounds like you had a productive time revisiting GarageBand.  I like the nice glitchy quality of this and the instrumental nature.  It meshes well with your style but also sounds like a bit of a departure at the same time.

May 14, 2018 1:29 am
CosmicCairns wrote:

Sounds like you had a productive time revisiting GarageBand.  I like the nice glitchy quality of this and the instrumental nature.  It meshes well with your style but also sounds like a bit of a departure at the same time.

Thanks! I was surprised how far from the older "mainstream" Garageband I was able to get.

May 14, 2018 8:47 am

you are operating far from mainstream in general. The sound here is extraordinary clear an precisely mixed.

May 14, 2018 11:24 am

Very mysterious and glitchy. There's a lot going on here, all nicely meshed into a clear mix.

May 14, 2018 3:56 pm

That synth intro is great big_smile
And i love those gritty/glitched drums...
It's a kind of chaos that makes me calm... Third time on repeat now wink

May 15, 2018 11:28 am

great, weird athmosphere... like robots having a board meeting smile

May 15, 2018 4:09 pm
Ashen Simian wrote:

great, weird athmosphere... like robots having a board meeting smile

Won't be long now.

May 16, 2018 1:01 pm

Def has those mumbling qualities of a robot board meeting smile  Cool use of the stereo field too!  Nice work!

May 16, 2018 8:45 pm

Whoa... love the sounds and mechanical style of the composition. Really good drill-like sounds. It's the march of the machines! Got an early Devo quality to it.  That low bass connects everything together very well. I don't know what the coded messages are but as I listen at work, I believe I have increased my efficiency by 132%.

May 19, 2018 8:00 pm

nice!

May 19, 2018 8:53 pm

Very cool!

May 20, 2018 8:39 am
Jim Wood wrote:
Ashen Simian wrote:

great, weird athmosphere... like robots having a board meeting smile

Won't be long now.

Hahaha.

Dig that half time groove when it first enters.  Definitely a different sound as far as production goes. Less compressed and processed perhaps?

May 20, 2018 11:08 pm
rdomain wrote:

Hahaha.

Dig that half time groove when it first enters.  Definitely a different sound as far as production goes. Less compressed and processed perhaps?

All the heavy production lifting is built into GarageBand. Feels like cheating.

May 20, 2018 11:10 pm
Q-Rosh wrote:

you are operating far from mainstream in general. The sound here is extraordinary clear an precisely mixed.

hieme wrote:

Very mysterious and glitchy. There's a lot going on here, all nicely meshed into a clear mix.

theGuen wrote:

That synth intro is great big_smile
And i love those gritty/glitched drums...
It's a kind of chaos that makes me calm... Third time on repeat now wink

Tone Matrix wrote:

Def has those mumbling qualities of a robot board meeting smile  Cool use of the stereo field too!  Nice work!

NWSPR wrote:

Whoa... love the sounds and mechanical style of the composition. Really good drill-like sounds. It's the march of the machines! Got an early Devo quality to it.  That low bass connects everything together very well. I don't know what the coded messages are but as I listen at work, I believe I have increased my efficiency by 132%.

kaedo sevaada wrote:

nice!

Gab Manette wrote:

Very cool!

Thank you all for listening!

May 21, 2018 12:19 am

That FM action is thrillingly in-our-faces.  Relentlessly charming and mechanical!

May 23, 2018 12:04 pm
Jim Wood wrote:
rdomain wrote:

Hahaha.

Dig that half time groove when it first enters.  Definitely a different sound as far as production goes. Less compressed and processed perhaps?

All the heavy production lifting is built into GarageBand. Feels like cheating.

Probably preferred your usual mixes to be honest!  Just not as balanced or as spatial as usual.  GB is amazing for something that comes with an OS. 

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