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A Bear Without a Den

By rdomain on January 25, 2018 4:44 am

Created using a 204hp modular synth skiff, the Buchla Music Easel and field recordings from a recent camp away in the Australian outback with some friends.


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January 29, 2018 1:02 am

Gorgeous track, did you arrange the field recordings?  (You forgot to credit the magpies in the credits tongue )

January 29, 2018 7:43 am
Lyons wrote:

Gorgeous track, did you arrange the field recordings?  (You forgot to credit the magpies in the credits tongue )

Thanks Patrick!  I pretty much did no arranging with regards to the field recordings.  I tend to keep field recordings as natural as possible OR go full music concrete and do massive editing.  There's two field recordings in this.  The early morning one with the birds (and that magpie smile ) and a late night recording which is the dialogue and song.  I just did some subtle mixing and fades here or there to work with the music.

January 29, 2018 10:27 am

love the clics and the mix of field recordings and synth tones, really organic!

January 29, 2018 12:49 pm

I don't remember this camping trip being so creepy.. Or sounding this good.

January 29, 2018 3:58 pm

Creepy, yes, but in a good and monumental way. I also like how the video makes the synth look like a landscape (the added "film scratches" are a nice touch as well).

January 30, 2018 11:18 am

Really really enjoyed this track. A really nice evolving sound scape.

January 30, 2018 7:52 pm

Deep and tense. Sorry, bear, we ruined your den.

February 1, 2018 4:47 pm

Really cool textures supporting those eerie vocals.  I'm sure they're not as eerie on their own but with the buchla bubbling it takes on a whole new atmosphere.  I was afraid the bear was going to scare the campers away at the end  as the buchla caught fire yikes

February 2, 2018 9:30 am
Bleeoop wrote:

love the clics and the mix of field recordings and synth tones, really organic!

Thank you.  I'm definitely a fan of the clicky variety with field recordings.  Cheers!

Ryan wrote:

I don't remember this camping trip being so creepy.. Or sounding this good.


Hah....  This is from the creepy night fun time hour where only a chosen few after dark participate in ritualistic laughter for Satan (and bears)


Jim Wood wrote:

Creepy, yes, but in a good and monumental way. I also like how the video makes the synth look like a landscape (the added "film scratches" are a nice touch as well).

Creepy AND monumental.  I like.  hehe.  Thanks mate.

Godlike Productions wrote:

Really really enjoyed this track. A really nice evolving sound scape.

Thank you!

Coauctor wrote:

Deep and tense. Sorry, bear, we ruined your den.

Cheers!  We kept the bear up with laughter.  wink


Tone Matrix wrote:

Really cool textures supporting those eerie vocals.  I'm sure they're not as eerie on their own but with the buchla bubbling it takes on a whole new atmosphere.  I was afraid the bear was going to scare the campers away at the end  as the buchla caught fire yikes

Thanks! And the vocals definitely were not creepy but I like to use juxtaposition with my arrangements.  We were all laughing hysterically at one friend improvising songs of a chosen topic.  This one contained 'bears'.  A hilarious night!  No Buchlas were harmed in the making of this song.  wink

February 5, 2018 4:14 am

this is really cool!

March 4, 2018 5:35 am
george bowles wrote:

this is really cool!

Thanks dude!

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