Reload

A sudden productivity spasm, here are a couple of new tracks.  First up “Reload”, an erratic junglist noise-fest with some eastern vibes.

This was an initial try-out of the Roland JD-Xi synth, a crossover digital/analogue synth.  Almost all of the track, including drums, are played/programmed on this synth.  I even used the vocoder :o) Loving the dirty analogue vibes.

circuit

Next up is “Number Stations”.  A number station is a mysterious coded shortwave radio broadcast known to be used during World War I and through to the Cold War to send messages to agents in the field….  These broadcasts sound really sinister so that’s the vibe I went with, this was quick, play some of the number station and throw some synth/drum improvisation over it.  No icing here.

The picture? I actually hacked apart Victoria’s (old) computer, shone some green and blue lights at the circuit board and snapped away!

I have another new piece on the way, almost a proper piano track.  Building up to EP#3 me’thinks.

Posted on June 7, 2015, in Drums, Music, Photos, Piano and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. For one horrible moment? I assumed you had decided to do a Metallica cover. Thankfully for all of us, it turned out to be far more mainstream….. xxx

  2. Their best album of course 😉

    Glad to be considered mainstream, move over One Direction!

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