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Feed The Machine

By Tweaklab on January 7, 2018 11:53 pm

At the end of WB 2016 I said I didn't think I could do it again, but when I heard WB 2018 was a thing I felt a spark of inspiration and drive to create that I haven't felt throughout 2017 so here I am!

Back with a bag of new tricks including an 8-String guitar and Reason now having VST / Plug-In support it's going to be a fun and experimental year!

This tune kicks off with a very KoRn riff I came up with a week ago and then leads into some more Celldweller / Circle of Dust styled stuff. The overall theme in mind is a CyberPunk futuristic setting after watching both Blade Runners last weekend lol.

I didn't have time to touch up my guitar timing so it's just literally recorded and the best takes chosen etc.

Sneaky little BPM shift at the end too!

I wanted to try and get some vocals down which is going to be a big focus for me this time around, I got a few little growls and that was it for Week 1 though lol total production time of about 3 hours! I personally love the riff that kicks in with the octave slide, something that was inspired by Rip & Tear from DOOM by Mick Gordon.

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January 8, 2018 2:22 am

Ready, and just the right amount of rough.

January 8, 2018 5:02 am

Move over Mick Gordon!  That 8 string sounds like a beast.  Love that little breakdown of silence and the little "electronic cricket".  Welcome back!

January 8, 2018 5:47 am
orangedrink wrote:

Move over Mick Gordon!  That 8 string sounds like a beast.  Love that little breakdown of silence and the little "electronic cricket".  Welcome back!

Eyyy!!! Good to see you back man, hope you had a great 2017! Yeah the guitar really goes alright for $250 AUD lol

https://www.artistguitars.com.au/buy/artist-indominus8-8-string-electric-guitar-black-c/12479

It's crazy how low 8 allows you to go, that entire track is played on the 7th 6th and 5th strings only lol I currently have it tuned to A standard from the 7th to 1st string (KoRn tuning) and then the 8th is a low E.

January 8, 2018 5:57 am
Tweaklab wrote:


https://www.artistguitars.com.au/buy/artist-indominus8-8-string-electric-guitar-black-c/12479

Buddy!!!!  That is one scary looking guitar!  I have a baritone guitar, but just the idea of E I G H T strings is crazy.  Can you do barre chords without cutting your finger off? smile

January 8, 2018 7:26 am
orangedrink wrote:
Tweaklab wrote:


https://www.artistguitars.com.au/buy/artist-indominus8-8-string-electric-guitar-black-c/12479

Can you do barre chords without cutting your finger off? smile

Haha it honestly took about 3 weeks for my fingers to officially stretch... tongue

After that, I went back to try one of my 6 strings and it honestly felt like a Guitar Hero controller lol!

There are a couple of power chords in the tune, it's tricky, but doable smile

January 8, 2018 7:45 pm

Hell ya! I look forward to hearing more of the 8-string!

January 8, 2018 9:36 pm
Tweaklab wrote:

it honestly felt like a Guitar Hero controller lol!

ROTFL I can envision that so well, that's why it is extra hilarious

January 9, 2018 8:51 pm

Nice riff at the start and unexpected end! Oh, it would be great to have Korn-esque vocals in this one I think.

January 15, 2018 7:24 pm

Yeh! This one feels so good. Looking forward to week 2, etc.

January 22, 2018 9:22 am

Powerful sound and some great DOOM moments in here

Once the d'n'b beat hits, it's another whole story smile

Glad to see a familiar face back again smile

November 21, 2018 1:01 pm
laguna wrote:

Powerful sound and some great DOOM moments in here

Once the d'n'b beat hits, it's another whole story smile

Glad to see a familiar face back again smile


Going back over my beats to reflect on what's been almost another year of crazy non stop tune making. How I didn't say THANKS for the most BRUTAL AND EPIC GIF EVER I'l never know smile

November 22, 2018 1:39 pm
Tweaklab wrote:
laguna wrote:

Powerful sound and some great DOOM moments in here

Once the d'n'b beat hits, it's another whole story smile

Glad to see a familiar face back again smile


Going back over my beats to reflect on what's been almost another year of crazy non stop tune making. How I didn't say THANKS for the most BRUTAL AND EPIC GIF EVER I'l never know smile

Always at your service, Sir wink

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