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offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-06 07:28 [#02573528]
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Hello, pepsi drinkers! One can argue that I maked t2wo
snogs, and as evidence of these allegations, here is exhibit
A:
LAZY_TITLE

snog 1: it's all 100% A chord. Sometimes I just think in 1
chord or something. "Or something" can refer to ANYthing, so
that sentence is quite omni-something or something.

snog 2: a funner faster snog made of quick triplets in c
chord, and probably f and g most likely I forget.


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 07:42 [#02573530]
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sticking with one chord removes a variable from a system
full of fuckin' variable variables, that vary depending on
other variables, and, yes, sometimes a limiting context can
actually be a relief; jettison of a cognitive burden

first one ~ i actually really like this. one of the first
sorts of music i ever got into was celtic music, and this
has that sort sea shanty thing going on.... reminds me of
ben daglish on SID

second, also SID, but not ben daglish. except it's almost,
like, FM?

neways ~ first one reminds me of the stage when i was
writing orchestral stuff using synful orchestral vst. i'd
been working with VSTs for three or four years at that
point, and i got synful, had great fun working it through
delays and all... but, then, at one point, i'm just sunk
into it, writing stupid weird synthetic VST sea shantys

LAZY_TITLE

back when it was more integrated, it was more like
this

and i guess that makes t2wo songs


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 07:52 [#02573531]
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oh i'll do a third, because, well, most of the music i wrote
for the first few years was all one chord... evolved into
this strange monster with 12 layers of harmony and how can i
keep making this same riff sound good. like analord gone
over the edge. i blame richard d. james for making autism
seem cool

LAZY_TITLE right after i made this, college, 2005, i
sent a link to dave wright over AIM. he said, "it sounds
like rhythm is a dancer"

i said, "what's that?"

at that point he had a small seizure and sent me an mp3


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 07:57 [#02573532]
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4songu


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-06 08:14 [#02573533]
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I really like that first one, best track I remember hearing
from you imo. Then again I kinda remember you posting a
similar track longish ago so maybe its the same one.
Now I have 2 search ben daglish, will take awhile to listen
to that since I never heard it.
2nd is interesting but pretty noisy/chaotic, maybe the
output of a certain type of drug like spiders weave weird
webs on weird drugs.
3rd- still like 1st best by far. i actually like the simper
tones though maybe that's what modplug echochambered me
into. this one has a sorta volume sine wave on top of it,
would sound better as just normal tones w/o 'effects' maybe.
kinda overly long and noisy but still interesting.
When I start programming music, I reckon I'll have way way
way more colorful/vivid precision control than the simple
sine wav type 'piano 3' of modplug.
'i blame richard d. james for making autism seem cool ' ha
ha


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-06 08:21 [#02573534]
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4th is quite nice, 2nd favorite, or maybe a tie with 1st. I
like the nuances of melody note units like guitarish thing
at 2min. I've almost entirely avoided such nuances so far
since modplug sucks so hard at it. Modplug's just 'note
start, note stop', unless you use 'instruments' then you can
do shit volume fading and shit other sort of
attack/sustain/decay or whatever but it sucks, i want much
more precision and should get that w/ programming but have
to focus on the super fun task of getting retard
hyperinflation paper to pay my landlord masters instead!


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 09:04 [#02573536]
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generally ~ sounds like you'll be all into my 2004-7 VST
music. just giant endless MIDI tapestries, only getting into
proper progressions in the last few years. i guess i just
got locked into this love endelessly photocopying something
and watching it mutate.

before nuendo and cubase, i had a brief stint using modplug.
before that, impulse tracker. before that, i would make
sounds in fruityloops, export them, and use acid 2.0 to
collage them into songs, along with lots of drum loops i got
off the internets. what was it... phatty's loops?

then i tried lsd in college. this i made the third
time i tried acid. i heard some other college student's car
going DOOF DOOF DOOF off in the distance and it was
hilarious to me. how pretentious. i pictured the chap, that
he referred to his car as his "system" and ladies
dig!!DOOF11!!DOOF!!my!!1DOOF!!System

the opening is a combination of that, and the way the sunset
looked off some of the other dorms, which i captured via
digital photo here

the first 1:47 i wrote in a sitting on acid. it felt like it
was putty in my hands.... the rest, well, just weed. it
sounds fine, really, happy with it... but, with this notice
that the switch happens i'm sure you'll hear it

anyways, my point: this was the first time i'd ever just
shut the grid off. never mind bars, beats, just drag the
notes around until they sound... proper


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 09:08 [#02573538]
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ok, no, it's 1:42


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 09:13 [#02573539]
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ben daglish, celtic music, sid. i remember visiting his
crappy geocities-feeling site in the 00's and he more or
less like, "i'm not entirely sure what my job is here, but
it has something to do with analyzing and manipulating
patterns."

that rather rived from my feelings of working with music
plugins and so from then on i was a ben daglish fan. one of
dozens


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 09:13 [#02573540]
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*jived with


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-06 09:22 [#02573542]
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I really like that one. LSD seems 'good' for creativity but
no way I want to voluntarily try it because of mkultra (see
max igan's red car triggering manchurian candidate theories
LAZY_TITLE)
plus the movie banshee chapter is scary. Weed was scary
enough for me, I probably have nanobots inside me from it. I
don't know what lsd "really" is and maybe don't want to
know, singularity in a bottle? banshee chapter?


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-06 09:33 [#02573543]
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Just look how locked and dumbed down touch screen iphones
and their smartphone ilk are, which the elite herded the
masses (just like the herd the masses by default sorting
'best match'=best match for what the elite wants u to see..
simply by setting defaults in their proprietary in q tel
criminal cartel bit tyranny they can herd the masses where
they want them to go) they're not even computers, they're
control systems, the epitome of richard stallman's 'program
controlling the user' not 'user controlling the program'.
you can only hen peck touch type on them, can't use or
install shit at least intuitively, are in a prison of a shit
user interface (user in your face), and this is where the
elite want their slaves so they can monopolize computation.
So that's the suck slave version of the singularity they'd
herd us into while they keep the real singularity secret for
themselves. maybe lsd leads there, I wouldn't trust that
shit.


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 09:41 [#02573544]
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i'll try and put it in perspective ~

i didn't even get drunk until i was 19 (and already using
VSTs for a bit). i got to college and i watched other people
get drunk and i decided: yes, i would like to try this. i
did, and did not regret it. i also do not regret waiting
until i was more or less an adult before beginning to sample
all the various mind-alterations on market

similarly, for weed, i watched other people smoke it and how
they acted. it seemed alright. thanksgiving break, at a LAN
party with my former high school classes, there is going to
be a weed smoked. i asked to take part. i did not have any
of that "it took me three times smoking before i got high"
shit; i was immediately thoroughly blazed, and i rather
liked it.

more than rather... this one guy from high school who was
pretty much everyone's connect, i went to him and asked: how
much does this marijuana stuff cost? ok. then i essentially
calculated how much non-essential cash i had, and said i
wanted that much weed. it was more than an ounce

lsd, shrooms, psychedelics -- i watched for much longer
before deciding i wanted in, there. but once i was in, i was
in

i feel like this will be relevant to you -- in between
proper psychedelics and weed, there was robitussin which
i feel is a bit underrated in the grand pyramid of drukqs.
or not. the tuss?


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 09:46 [#02573546]
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these days, i dunno. haven't done acid in years. would
actually love to do it again, but i really feel no urgency.
i've had my parking validated. i don't have problems getting
into the same sort of hedset on my own with hardware or
software and perhaps just a bit of weed


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-06 09:50 [#02573548]
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pianoish melody sounds a bit like faster 1st song of nes
marble madness.


 

offline belb from mmmmmmhhhhzzzz!!! on 2019-04-06 09:57 [#02573549]
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1st one reminds me of CASTLES

2nd one reminds me of A LAZY FROG

these are my THOUGHTS


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-06 10:04 [#02573552]
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ha ha. frogs are usually too happy and cute to not be c
major. but the frog from blaster master could be a minor (in
my limited understanding 'a minor' just means 'c major' but
you start on a instead, I need that level of simplicity to
understand anything). You can start on any key and I made a
program to paste modplug data and switch key (like all white
keys but 'start on c' (happy) or 'start on a' (sad/serious),
but there's some interesting ones I at least rarely use
simply because I don't by habit, like I think e and f
probably have a sort of 'noble' feeling or something that
might work well in puzzle games for some reason. They take a
more backgroundy feel for some reason but I forget exactly.


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-06 10:14 [#02573553]
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not my best EP, but the current conversation is
triggering this link like hives in me


 

offline kei9 from Argentina on 2019-04-06 17:40 [#02573577]
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good snoop snogs

snog1: is evocative of sailing with pirates and attacking a
castle

snog2: is catchy the melody that starts at 3:00 could be
longer I think

I like them both as they are but I think both of them could
have more prominent melodies.

on lsd weed the singularity and the elites. they do control
the world me thinks. but technology is not as advanced as
one could think the they will never be able to reproduce the
human brain with binary computers. its not possible to write
a program to make a computer know/care about its existence.
they can only execute tasks. they (the elites) dont control
our brains either, they control the masses as they have done
from the start of civilization, but our brains remain our
own, in a way because no one knows what the fuck is going on
there really.

epicmegacrack: i liked the first song you posted the most.
simplicity aids expression me thinks. this has been hard for
me to learn so I'm happy to share/confirm it.


 

offline RussellDust on 2019-04-06 17:47 [#02573580]
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That first track is groovy. At one point the sound and notes
remind me of a team doyobi tacos.


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-07 21:58 [#02573674]
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e8ight snogs

I put 'endcaps' on these 8eight8888 snogs, meaning they end
'goodly' by simply playing the first note of the snog at the
end for the most part. snog - to snog ∞.


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 01:23 [#02573743]
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777sevens


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 01:27 [#02573744]
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#1 NES music, pirate ship, castillian
#2 pirate ship has reached the docs and i'm milling about
pressing A) to talk to the townsfolk
#3 i've chatted my way into the keep and now i'm talking to
guards
#4 talking to the big kahuna
#5 back into the shire
#6 pastoral travel sequence
#7 light battle music
#8 inn music

can you do some heavy battle music? you need that to mix in
between the town scenes


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 01:31 [#02573745]
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heavy battle music has an air of bass part dominating with
lots of repeated notes


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-08 04:32 [#02573762]
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h ah a
I tried 'heavy' battle music in A and E chords (no D, just 1
and 5).
o1neish
1st part is main snog, 2nd part is attempt to change it from
A (and E) chords into B (and F) chords to make it 'evil'
since its battle music. Didn't work that well this time
maybe because A (serious) isn't strikingly different from B
(evil) whereas c (happy) and b (evil) are.
But I'm not really sure if A/D/E (1/4/5) is supposed to
change to B/E/F (1/4/5), all 100% white keys. The F chord
'of' the B set sounds too happy to belong to B maybe
(because F is often from C/F/G (1/4/5) which is the happy
inn music/village/etc set.).



 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 04:48 [#02573763]
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yes, no, actually, this is more about it.... except, add
some blasts of white noise, boop kick, like a SID file?

i started playing d&d with cow orkers recently and i have
been assigned DJ duties. i have actually been scrambling to
amass different playlist for situations like: battle,
victory, pastoral, cave, etc.


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 04:49 [#02573764]
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victory riff at 0:28 perfect


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 05:00 [#02573765]
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i can actually be a bit more specific. have you heard of
coron ds7, ds8? basic analog drum, good to build as a
project. noise generator, vpa, osc. pure osc gets you snare
drum noises. mixing in osc gets you a bit of ~ting~ and that
plus a classic sid kick, you'd be cooking. of course, i half
suspect you're generating this all with python? the white
noise snare is probably trivial, but he sid boop kick might
force you to sample; not sure how to model that in code


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 05:00 [#02573766]
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*vca, pure noise gets you snare drum noises


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-08 05:13 [#02573767]
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Since modplug's 'piano 3' and such are quite terrible, I
sometimes just import a lame drum sound, then loop a tiny
fraction, and make like 10 total tones with the same loop
length of different tiny drum fragments. No python yet
(except that beat generator thing I posted previously). I
need to make a whole library of functions and stuff to have
complete control, I pretty much only hand control the melody
pattern now with very little control of the sound itself. At
least with software I have the potential to build it, no way
I'm engineering and 3d printing or whatever any hardware or
affording to buy someone else's or learn how to use it. I
have a folder of pirate bay drums, I rarely use them for
some reason.


 

offline kei9 from Argentina on 2019-04-08 05:18 [#02573768]
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signed in to reply o1neish is awesome. second part sounds
like oriental o1neish, maybe?


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 05:26 [#02573769]
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jeez, if it's just modplug, you can load a sample. i spent
half of high school filtering bach full of cow moo samples


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 05:35 [#02573771]
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modplug graduation, feat. field recordings of my high school
classmates


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-04-08 05:41 [#02573772]
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while i'm here, captain planet theme remix in acid
2.0 with making loops imported from FL3, one of my earliest
remixes.


 

offline Chodi from 1337V1773 on 2019-04-10 18:14 [#02573998]
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have I randomly become a fan of your music w M w
or was I already?


 

offline w M w from London (United Kingdom) on 2019-04-10 19:11 [#02574011]
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Probably just cuz I spam it so much, you're bound to be
tricked into listening to it sooner or later. My music is
forced memes, the justin beiber of xltronic.


 

offline Chodi from 1337V1773 on 2019-04-17 11:14 [#02574816]
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justin beiber is super fucking famous


 

offline mohamed on 2019-04-17 17:04 [#02574879]
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reminds me of that time a palestinian boy made me lol behind
the back of another activist, when he told me that he had
the hairstyle of justin bieber


 


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