On #novembeatday26 I tried to add some square leads with live audio to MIDI conversion but it sounded atrocious, so I went with light vibrato and flanger instead.
On #novembeatday27 I tried a few effects I had forgotten about. I think the result has a strange retro, psychedelic vibe. Probably because it reminds me of 70s organs.
#novembeatday28 is mostly ambient, made with a bit of vibrato and tons of delay. Not much trouble, in fact.
#novembeatday29 has so much delay and reverb that it's basically one big drone. I think "Depth" is a fitting title. It was nice drowning into this while recording it.
#novembeatday30 is the end. That's it, I did it. Yay. Hooray. This was exhausting and delightful. And I learned a lot, ending the month (a bit late, I know) with something close to what I aimed for when I started. Walls of noise with a hint of harmony. And it's time to sleep, indeed, even if I still have to decide what to do with all these tracks.
So what should I do with my 30 #novembeat tracks?
@ice Software you're using please? Sounds awesome!
@deianeira Thanks! It’s MOD (https://moddevices.com) running on a Zynthian (https://zynthian.org), applied to a Rammerdrum 9” played live with a contact mic. It shouldn’t be very hard to make something similar with any DAW, you just need lots of delay and reverb. But if you’re looking for live effects, a Zynthian is great, it’s pretty much a cheap and infinite stompbox. I haven’t tried real MOD devices but they also look very good (and more expensive).
@ice Thank you for sharing. Unfortunately I've burned my wallet on enough delay and reverb pedals to last me ten lifetimes. Always intrigued by new options, though. ;)
@deianeira No problem :) If you're on a budget you could probably try Zynthian OS on an old laptop or in a VM environment, it's free and mostly open source. Or on a Raspberry Pi, of course. The Zynthian box is a nice addition but it isn't required to run the software. Some people build very cheap DIY cases: https://discourse.zynthian.org/t/success-cases/41
@ice nice cold ambience !
@0gust1 Thanks! I think it works well with the current weather and my low energy level :)
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