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Old 08-27-2009, 10:01 AM
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Default Re: Pop Music in General

Hey MFB, that's a pretty eerie rhythm track.

Originally Posted by Mediocrefunkybeat View Post
The real trick I find with the old hardware is to actually accept the limitations and stop trying to mimic a 'real' drummer. To me, that defeats the very point of using it.
So true. I'd decided when I started sequencing to make music that didn't try to ape the real thing but, as I went on, the temptation to try was too much to resist :)

Most of the time I went for more airy music sans drum sounds, althout later I tried a different track, doing something that sounds obviously computer-generated, but at the same time apes organic music.

It was more successful than the other song, and would have been better if I'd had the chance to add extra detail at the end. Unfortunately, before I could do that I "loaned" all my synth and recording gear to our guitarist at the time. He promptly went interstate, got an addiction and hocked it all. That was in 1987.

He sent me an Xmas card 10 years later apologising and promising to buy me a new rig. That was the last I heard of him.

With "friends" like that ...
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