Category Archives: Music

This man burned a CD in 2021; You won’t believe what happens next

So around a week ago I decided to put together a mix CD. In part for myself to play on the CD Walkman I started bringing to school, in part because having a physical time capsule of my obsessive listening … Continue reading

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Some ambient music picks

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Process

Renoise demo from the 23rd that’s certainly less improvised than the last one, more constructed. I would’ve liked to clean it up some more, but this will do for now.

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Below Zero

Made in Renoise, with two String Thing instruments, Init and 8th Arp phrases and some lo-def effects. I like it; I think it’s got that cavey feeling, kind of. And spacey too, of course. I do like Renoise a lot; … Continue reading

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Personal System/2

New demo! It’s weirdly improvised as always, but not too bad I think. This time around I used BandLab instead of FL, which is a neat piece of kit that runs in the browser. If you want to look at … Continue reading

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Just Cracked My Laptop Hinge

(And it still works) Made this demo within a class period. I didn’t have FL 10 installed on this laptop, so I had to settle with the 7 trial again. This time around, I did some more complex mixing, instead … Continue reading

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FL Studio 10 acquired

I got hooked up with a box copy of FL Studio 10, which remarkably installed on the ThinkPad with no issues. I was a little concerned it wouldn’t run, as the system requirements stated XP or Vista and not 2000, … Continue reading

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James Blunt is True Speedcore

Another playaround with FL Studio 7. Actually quite like how this take turned out. (Note that the percussion was somewhat shoehorned in, apologies.)

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FL Studio fun on the ThinkPad T41

Just played around with SimSynth and delay. Recorded two channels live for 3:17 with (I believe) 1/4 step quantization. For it being me stumbling around on musical typing for a few minutes, it almost sounds like music, which is pretty … Continue reading

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Ashens and Algomusic!

Here’s a fun fact: you know that opening jingle before every one of Ashens’ videos? I had learned recently that that was a clip of procedurally generated music, from a program called Dunc’s Algomusic MkIIIb. This kinda computer-generated music had … Continue reading

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