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Shri Yantra

By onezero on October 25, 2020 9:32 pm

Early in the week a little keyboard line popped into my head, so I got it down...and it didn't at all make it to this piece. I did use it as a jumping-off point to some slow, syncopated rhythms (with Ableton 64 Pad Kit Jazz), but it didn't sit at all with them. Instead, I added a very simple keyboard line, recorded some guitar (PureSalem Mendiola) straight to the board (with two different keys), and then some bass in response. I'd had a thought of chopping a lot out of this one, and have the instruments sparser, and some of that thought gets carried through here. This one's another four-track-only piece, though it was almost just three tracks--I put the simple guide keyboard back in.


Inline effects: drums got Max Humanizer. Bass got EQ8 for low-end rolloff. Guitar got some high-pass Auto-Filter with drive.


Sends: Valhalla Supermassive, Echo, and a room-sized convolution reverb. Full-chain multi band compression/limiting  (flat EQ) on the stereo buss.


Title comes from there being 43 triangles in the Shri Yantra.

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October 26, 2020 2:52 am

Sweet atmosphere on this one.  Love that supermassive pad droning in the background, such a cool texture.

October 27, 2020 9:36 pm

Makes me think of a more chill Tycho, especially the bass playing. The pad in the background is very nice as well!

October 30, 2020 4:35 pm

Whatever the melody was, the guitar is doing some nice stuff.

November 8, 2020 11:27 pm

this soundscape is excellent! so much space here but it's really grounded by that bass

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