ambient post-rock

ambient post-rock

burrsettles's picture

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Random Jam #1 — "Aleph"

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Hi! I don't even remember the last time I 50/90'ed.

I'm gonna try to pump out some a few more jams before the end of the month. Maybe weekly?

I'm guitar player, but for some reason about 6 months ago I started getting obsessed with synths. I never even owned a MIDI controller until 5 months ago. After a lot of research and forum lurking, I've been slowly acquiring used hardware on Reverb, and I'm going to try to start doing "live-looped" instrumental jams like this.

This one started from the patch on the small generative modular synth (silver) in the key of A major. The next night, I started composing drum, bass, and guitar parts around it. It took about 10 tries before I got a take I was happy with. It was recorded live onto a multi-track recorder and then mixed in the computer (and synced with the video) a few days later. I've been wanting to try DAW-less recording, to get my head out of a screen, and to have knobs to turn, which is always... hence all the hardware. So my cassette 4-track and H6 recorder (which I used here) are likely to see some more love.

Click through to the YouTube page itself for more detailed patch notes about how all the instruments are strung together....



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nancyrost's picture

That was fun to watch! And sounds playful but also kinda wistful to me. Nice twinkly sounds you're getting from the synth.