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By lysdexic on February 5, 2020 3:25 am

Had the University studio booked for a different project and got sidetracked working on this. Was fun to make something more aggressive and rhythmic this week. I'm using five copies of a chaotic oscillator for the drums, automated to collapse to zero at rhythmic intervals to generate kick drums. The rest of the time they're modulated to move around to noise and everything in between. I added a few layers of filtering and delay to each of these which are all being automated at different times, which changes the tonality quite a bit. Everything from this bank is dead mono which contrasts to the stereo spread of the two other voices. These melodic voices are recycled from the previous entries using [mc~ poly] - this time quantised to the wholetone scale again which always seems to sound beautiful. I'm applying a much more aggressive amount of FM to each of the 20 voices in each synth in parallel so it feels much more atonal - not sure how the scale quantization and FM amount relate to each other but I feel together they add an interesting dynamic.

I'm automating every parameter of the same reverb algo I've been using for the last few entries at very slow frequencies ( >1hz ) all out of phase with each other so the space seems to expand and contract in these interesting ways that seem to interact with the rhythmic elements in a kind of phase lock that isn't there. At points it feels like the whole sound stage collapses down, snapping to a rhythmic event intermittently which is super satisfying. The harmonic voices feels like it has they have their own agency over things which is a feeling in generative that I like - opposed to using modulo operators to sequence things in timings that feel more human programmed. I let this run long for that reason, to hear how it evolves and changes over time. This easily could have become a really rhythmically quantised techno piece which I may explore later. For now I was really content hearing the system explore the space chaotically.

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February 10, 2020 11:14 pm

sorry this is all maxmsp is it not? cool, nice to see you here

February 10, 2020 11:26 pm
gesceap wrote:

sorry this is all maxmsp is it not? cool, nice to see you here

hey gesceap - yep, every submission this year has been generative maxmsp stuff. Cheers for listening

February 11, 2020 6:55 pm

February 12, 2020 3:38 am
Ipaghost wrote:

That gif is perfect for this...

This is beautiful gorgeous noise. This is crisp and deep. I'm inside the machine...don't try to come after me. It's all...bent...now.....bit0sandb1ytes01100010011010010111010001110011011100110110000101101110011001000110001001111001011101000110010101110011

February 13, 2020 12:55 am

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February 14, 2020 12:29 am

oh heck yes

February 16, 2020 9:20 pm

So good.

February 17, 2020 10:49 pm
Ipaghost wrote:

Perfect

February 17, 2020 10:51 pm
ngineer wrote:
Ipaghost wrote:

That gif is perfect for this...

This is beautiful gorgeous noise. This is crisp and deep. I'm inside the machine...don't try to come after me. It's all...bent...now.....bit0sandb1ytes01100010011010010111010001110011011100110110000101101110011001000110001001111001011101000110010101110011

Cheers man! Glad the chaos / chill balance is translating across smile

February 17, 2020 10:52 pm
Aday wrote:

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this broke my post before haha, let me try again:

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February 17, 2020 10:53 pm
kineticturtle wrote:

oh heck yes

Ah cheers! Quite different to your style, glad you enjoyed big_smile

license wrote:

So good.

Cheers! big_smile

February 18, 2020 12:33 am
lysdexic wrote:
Aday wrote:

73 6F 6D 65 20 73 6F 6F 74 68 69 6E 67 20 63 68 61 6F 73 20 would 65 6E 74 65 72 20 74 68 69 73 20 76 6F 69 64 20 again

this broke my post before haha, let me try again:

61 68 20 63 68 65 65 72 73 20 6d 61 6e 21 20 57 61 6e 74 20 74 6f 20 64 6f 20 73 6f 6d 65 74 68 69 6e 67 20 6c 69 6b 65 20 74 68 69 73 20 66 6f 72 20 45 72 72 6f 72 20 44 69 66 66 75 73 69 6f 6e 3f 20 28 42 75 74 20 70 65 72 68 61 70 73 20 77 69 74 68 20 6d 6f 72 65 20 61 6d 65 6e 73 3f 29


44 75 64 65 20 49 20 61 63 74 75 61 6c 6c 79 20 77 72 6f 74 65 20 74 68 61 74 20 69 6e 20 44 65 63 69 6d 61 6c 20 6e 6f 74 20 48 65 78 20 6c 6f 6c 20 3b 29 0a 28 74 6f 6f 6b 20 6d 65 20 61 20 66 65 77 20 6d 69 6e 75 74 65 73 20 74 6f 20 66 69 67 75 72 65 20 6f 75 74 20 77 74 66 20 77 61 73 20 67 6f 69 6e 67 20 6f 6e 20 68 61 68 61 29 0a 0a 61 6e 79 77 61 79 2c 20 79 65 61 68 20 77 65 20 6e 65 65 64 20 73 6f 6d 65 20 61 6d 65 6e 20 61 6e 64 20 73 6f 6d 65 20 52 65 61 6b 74 6f 72 20 6b 69 63 6b 73 2e 0a 0a 4d 61 79 62 65 20 61 66 74 65 72 20 72 79 6f 6a 69 20 69 6b 65 64 61 20 77 65 65 6b 20 77 65 27 6c 6c 20 64 6f 20 73 6f 6d 65 74 68 69 6e 67 20 21

tl;dr - yep

February 18, 2020 1:51 am
Aday wrote:
lysdexic wrote:
Aday wrote:

73 6F 6D 65 20 73 6F 6F 74 68 69 6E 67 20 63 68 61 6F 73 20 would 65 6E 74 65 72 20 74 68 69 73 20 76 6F 69 64 20 again

this broke my post before haha, let me try again:

61 68 20 63 68 65 65 72 73 20 6d 61 6e 21 20 57 61 6e 74 20 74 6f 20 64 6f 20 73 6f 6d 65 74 68 69 6e 67 20 6c 69 6b 65 20 74 68 69 73 20 66 6f 72 20 45 72 72 6f 72 20 44 69 66 66 75 73 69 6f 6e 3f 20 28 42 75 74 20 70 65 72 68 61 70 73 20 77 69 74 68 20 6d 6f 72 65 20 61 6d 65 6e 73 3f 29


44 75 64 65 20 49 20 61 63 74 75 61 6c 6c 79 20 77 72 6f 74 65 20 74 68 61 74 20 69 6e 20 44 65 63 69 6d 61 6c 20 6e 6f 74 20 48 65 78 20 6c 6f 6c 20 3b 29 0a 28 74 6f 6f 6b 20 6d 65 20 61 20 66 65 77 20 6d 69 6e 75 74 65 73 20 74 6f 20 66 69 67 75 72 65 20 6f 75 74 20 77 74 66 20 77 61 73 20 67 6f 69 6e 67 20 6f 6e 20 68 61 68 61 29 0a 0a 61 6e 79 77 61 79 2c 20 79 65 61 68 20 77 65 20 6e 65 65 64 20 73 6f 6d 65 20 61 6d 65 6e 20 61 6e 64 20 73 6f 6d 65 20 52 65 61 6b 74 6f 72 20 6b 69 63 6b 73 2e 0a 0a 4d 61 79 62 65 20 61 66 74 65 72 20 72 79 6f 6a 69 20 69 6b 65 64 61 20 77 65 65 6b 20 77 65 27 6c 6c 20 64 6f 20 73 6f 6d 65 74 68 69 6e 67 20 21

tl;dr - yep

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