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2020-06-07

By license on June 7, 2020 7:41 pm

I ran into a lot of dead ends trying to make the lead pattern work how I wanted, got burnt on it, and decided I had better things to do with my time. So here's a little loop with some kind of neat sound design and some pretty basic boring algo-comp. Hope you enjoy somewhat.

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June 8, 2020 2:39 am

I like these synths, some pretty stuff. Indeed some kind of neat sound design in there. Zings and blings, tasty. Algo comp? Funz.

June 8, 2020 3:10 am
miraclemiles wrote:

I like these synths, some pretty stuff. Indeed some kind of neat sound design in there. Zings and blings, tasty. Algo comp? Funz.


Thanks man! When I do SC I like to make just 2 or 3 synths so the lead, hi hat, and snare are the same synth engine. The pad is really similar to the one I used in that longer SC track I did a couple months back.

Yeah algorithmic composition. Using the term pretty loosely here, where I basically made melody and beat with a shitload of random numbers and a little addition and subtraction big_smile The nice thing is you get a ton of variation even when the loop is just running along doing its thing.

June 9, 2020 3:38 pm

Very cool in a glitchy way... like electronic popcorn!

June 12, 2020 3:19 am
NWSPR wrote:

Very cool in a glitchy way... like electronic popcorn!


Haha thank you! Mmm where's the butter...

July 15, 2020 7:11 am

I'd love to see the code for this. I'm hoping to get this level of musical beat making with SC (rather than the, for me, easier spatial/abstract stuff). Awesome work.

July 15, 2020 2:35 pm
fc wrote:

I'd love to see the code for this. I'm hoping to get this level of musical beat making with SC (rather than the, for me, easier spatial/abstract stuff). Awesome work.


Thank you very much, that is very kind of you! I just emailed it to you using the email feature on here. Let me know if you don't get it. I would post it on Github but it's pretty messy, hehe smile

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