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We Owe the Pleasure

By miraclemiles on October 14, 2018 11:53 pm

Very different from the light fun track of last week. This one's a little darker and ominous. Kind of surprised this is what came out, but it did, and I'll take it. Nice to see there's a variety of things that can come out. The demons are saying hello.
Improvised some words and word-like mouth sounds, vocoded on the Mininova. I said "To what do we owe this pleasure; to what do we owe this time." Or something like that. More shouts from the subconscious. Sometimes our fanatical pursuit for pleasure and fearful avoidance of pain doesn't always serve us as we'd hope.
I like the bass on this: it's an Ableton Operator preset they called Growing Binaural I found, and I love it. Looking forward to digging into the settings to learn more. Also some wavetable, some sample arp instruments, and three tracks of drums: some Linn sampled kits, Operator, and other misc. stuff.
Anyway, more importantly: Droids! After vocoding on the Mininova I did some frantic poking about and happened to get these fun droid-like sounds I included here. Excited about those. They came at price though: In all the poking about, I broke off the middle D key sad Worth it.


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October 15, 2018 3:03 am

It does have a spooky vibe, which works well with Halloween coming up.  Cool robot sounds for sure.

October 15, 2018 4:26 pm

End of the growing season, Samhain, and all that good stuff! Expertly evoked!

October 16, 2018 10:29 pm
CosmicCairns wrote:

It does have a spooky vibe, which works well with Halloween coming up.  Cool robot sounds for sure.

Thanks! I should be an evil robot for Halloween!

Jim Wood wrote:

End of the growing season, Samhain, and all that good stuff! Expertly evoked!

Time for all that good stuff indeed! Thank you!

October 17, 2018 4:56 pm

Like the dark sound. Vocoder vocal is awesome! Dark but still maintains a good beat and is very rhythmic.  I fear for those droids safety though!

October 21, 2018 8:36 pm

Love the snappy percussion. The vocals add a really nice dark effect, especially with that repeating piano (?) in the background heart Great work heart

October 21, 2018 11:18 pm
NWSPR wrote:

Like the dark sound. Vocoder vocal is awesome! Dark but still maintains a good beat and is very rhythmic.  I fear for those droids safety though!

Thank you! Still practicing and learning the art of vocoderization, good to hear feedback. Those droids are in trouble!

hieme wrote:

Love the snappy percussion. The vocals add a really nice dark effect, especially with that repeating piano (?) in the background <3 Great work <3

Good to hear, thank you! Yes, some synth instruments from Ableton devices mostly ... sound like plano.

October 26, 2018 4:23 pm

Really cool use of the vocoder with those R2 sounds smile  The underlying beat gives it a nice industrial sort of feel pushing those bleeps forward.  Well done!

October 31, 2018 12:16 pm

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