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sun 6 may

By thawkins on May 6, 2018 12:41 pm

This is part 2 of a jam I did today while practicing.

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May 7, 2018 4:17 am

This has such a great build up.  I was writing a long email to a friend while listening to this and was really getting me in the zone!

What was your process for jamming?

May 7, 2018 6:17 am
orangedrink wrote:

This has such a great build up.  I was writing a long email to a friend while listening to this and was really getting me in the zone!

What was your process for jamming?

I am glad to hear you liked it!

My process is basically this - I have my Korg MicroX in Multi mode so I can send MIDI on 16 channels and have 16 instruments at the same time. I also have a Korg MS2000R and a drum rack set up in Ableton Live along with a reverb and delay return. I have some routings and stuff set up so I have 8 MIDI tracks (for MicroX instruments 1-8), 8 Audio tracks (for recording a loop from anywhere), a MIDI track for the MS2000R and some also for the drum rack.

So I usually just start with taking a random instrument on the MicroX and playing around with it until I get in the mood for actually recording an audio loop on it, then rinse & repeat with another instrument. Sometimes I copy the MIDI of the loop to the MS2000R track so I can have some more hands on tweaking and "analog" sound on the same melody. I also have EQ (a low pass and a high pass Auto Filter) on all Audio tracks so while everything is playing, I can mess around with that and fade things out in a more creative way.

Still just getting used to all of that because I spent a lot of time figuring out an easy way to have all of that stuff in a simple to use way without limiting too much possibilities. I basically wanted to have some way to just loop MIDI and audio and mess around while also recording all of that for later use. Usually I end up with 2-3 hours of material which then needs to be cleaned and all the parts cut out where it gets too repetitive. The end boss is to just sit down and jam out a live performance from scratch, but that will take a lot more practice I think.

May 8, 2018 1:26 am

feelin' it! 

May 8, 2018 1:55 am
kaedo sevaada wrote:

feelin' it!

Yeah!

May 11, 2018 6:47 pm

MMM like this i can smell the kraut

May 12, 2018 1:18 am

It really does build nicely and has a great driving feel to it.

May 13, 2018 9:23 am
underground Luau wrote:

MMM like this i can smell the kraut

CosmicCairns wrote:

It really does build nicely and has a great driving feel to it.

Thanks, I am glad you like it!

May 21, 2018 2:39 am

Delicious!

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