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Whip goddess

By laguna on May 17, 2020 10:00 pm

Although I am very into retro geming, I've never been much into PC/DOS games, but I really enjoy setting up things, so I started messing with DOSBox and make some classics run in my Linux boxes and Macs. You know, some Doom, some Duke Nukem... But I think I'm more into the configs than the gaming itself smile

Back in 2017 I discovered an abandonware game called "Vinyl Goddess from Mars", with some somewhat sexist art (you know, mid 90s) and full of whips and tiresome "uhh ahh" sample snippets. It's supposed to be the sequel to the classic Windows 3.1 "Jill of the Jungle" game.

Gameplay was OK, though I soon was more intrigued about reusing those kinda lame sounds than playing. I sketched a somewhat convoluted Drum Rack in Ableton, and kept adding more and more drums.

So now it's 2020 and I'm in a hurry. The project was almost done but I shortened the intro so things got interested faster, touched some levels here and there and kicked up the overdrive and overall compression. Done on earbuds so please forget a bad mix. Maybe it is not that polished, but it reminded me of my early Fast Tracker experiments, when I used any sample I could get my hands on, like free stuff and game files. Oh those crazy youthful days ...

So you see everything comes from a quite innocent origin. I thought beautiful whip goddesses were a little bit more interesting than forgotten MS DOS platformers smile

Tomorrow I'll be on duty for another fifteen days or so. Time to go to bed. I really really want to have free time and catch up with the WB community.

Lots of love to you, Weekly family, wherever you are around our beautiful planet!

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Share Alike (BY-SA)

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May 18, 2020 4:07 am

Sending you best wishes man!!! I love how creative this one is with the game samples. Sweet retro sound; definitely reminds me of the tracker scene back in the day.

May 18, 2020 11:42 pm

As I was listening to the weekly beats, this one caught my attention. I like the creative usage of these retro samples over music that is not retro. So many games that bring nostalgy! Jill of the Jungle! Vinyl Goddess from Mars, it sounds a lot like Leather Goddess of Phobos!

Good job on this track!

May 19, 2020 4:30 am

I'm very much into the retro aesthetic for video games than the actually retro games themselves haha. This is a cool outcome from your little foray into old PC games. One of the cool things with music is they can functionally similar to a diary or journal entry if you recall exactly why you made the song to begin with.

May 19, 2020 7:17 pm

May 23, 2020 2:54 am

Cool way of finding inspiration, really like the drums on this one, I remember one of the first musical creations I ever made was mixing street fighter sounds into a classic bhangra tune, I used a vcr to mix the two sources, it was very lame, but seemed to impress my friends.

May 23, 2020 5:02 pm

Jill of the Jungle's pretty alright, I know that much. It's also on GOG. Don't know if Whip Goddess is though.

May 24, 2020 4:12 pm

In accordance to the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, I’ve sampled this track for my track Clay Hypothesis, which is forthcoming this week on Weekly Beats (of course also under CC BY-NC 4.0), and this is my attribution. I predict that the link to my track is going to be: https://weeklybeats.com/trumbuthegn/mus … hypothesis, and if that don’t turn out to be the case, I’ll add the correct link as a comment to this comment.

Thank you! smile

May 25, 2020 12:45 am

I really like the blend of sound effects and drums, I can't tell where one ends and the other begins. Really cool work!

June 10, 2020 3:08 pm

Thats a really interesting concoction of sounds and stuff...

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