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It is our duty to keep dreaming

By laguna on April 27, 2020 12:01 am

* Extre shouts to Wisefire for providing the upload link on Monday afternoon. Thanks a lot, my dude smile !!!

After a 12 hour a day / 15 days straight shift with extra logistics due tu COVID and infrastructural changes (new base, inventory, lame bureaucracy because papers and signatures are more important than actual work) and 7 hour trip home (train transit is heavily constrained), I finally arrived, had a quick bite and went to bed for 10 hours straight...

Extra positivity for all you out there working in the streets, and much needed love to our elders staying at home.

I cooked this one with some quick quick samples of my new, almost untouched Behringer Crave (it's been 3 weeks in the box, waiting for me to return). I managed to record some tweaking and got some usable clips after editing at night, away from my studio. Arranged in the station lobby and on the train, I struggled to find some groove to it, but finally combined some custom Volca Beats samples with one of my oldest loops, built inside "Fruity Loops beta version"... Yes, Fruity Loops, no "FL Studio". I remember that version disallowed saving but you could render some audio, so I messed with it in my Windows 98 Pentium I and saved my beats... Yeah, I know, I know: so laaaame smile

I think this one sounds somewhat positive and driving, hence the title.

Stay positive, people. I'm happy to be back home safe and sound. Hope you're all safe and confy right now

Much love to you, wherever you are!!!

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May 5, 2020 10:31 pm

Dig that low bass synth!

May 9, 2020 1:46 pm

whoa this is hot !

May 10, 2020 8:20 pm

May 10, 2020 8:57 pm

respect for still going to work and getting a beat out!

and respect working away from the studio and the convenience of a DAW!

May 11, 2020 12:25 am

Wow, old skool fruity loops! Love the sound design in this one.

May 11, 2020 1:17 pm
Ipaghost wrote:

Dig that low bass synth!

Thank you, Ipa!!! Diggin' that GIF. The Crave is quite nice for bass. It has the same filter as the Moog Mother 32... Well, it's basically a clone of it, but quite cheaper wink

I'm sure you'll do wonders with it

franky wrote:

whoa this is hot !

Thank you for the listening and the compliment, Franky!!!

kaedo sevaada wrote:

Thanks a lot, Kaedo. For all your thoughtful GIFs and for the continuous feedback smile

phliip wrote:

respect for still going to work and getting a beat out!

and respect working away from the studio and the convenience of a DAW!

Whoah, thanks Phililp!!! This week's been hard, though I must say I got this together on Ableton. I usually record all my hardware and organize all my loops and brief ideas for moments like these.

I'm truly a sample-based guy at heart, so I treat almost all my hardware as a sample-maker. I'm afraid I really suck at live-jamming with it wink

So this is usually me producing...

Mission Crossing wrote:

Wow, old skool fruity loops! Love the sound design in this one.

Yeah, man! I'm that old. I must have been 21 or 22 and that ┬┐shareware maybe? program came out. It was that or Propellerhead Rebirth, though I never got that last one.

Anyway, since I wasn't that big on cracking (mostly because my computer was old at that time) I used to render everything to disk and chop it in my tracker of choice back in the day: ModPlug tracker!!!

I guess some day I'll get fruity smile

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