Re: Le mat?riau Sonore, hidden place


Subject: Re: Le mat?riau Sonore, hidden place
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Thu Sep 15 2005 - 09:42:39 EDT


whoops. it seems kevin has set us a far more interesting exercise.
(ps. are two tickets to china included?)

miriam clinton (iriXx) wrote:

> bill thompson wrote:
>
>> --- Pierre Alexandre Tremblay <tremblap@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>>
>> Usually going back and
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>>> forth between software could be really good, since you get away from a
>>> single mind frame that biases the decision processes.
>>>
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>> i agree completely. i used to switch editing programs
>> just so that i had to search for certain processes so
>> that i wasn't doing things by rote. also, even though
>> most people said i was crazy, i swear i could hear
>> 'soundforge' in all of my works after using that
>> program for a couple of years...switching software
>> tools seemed to break that up a bit.
>>
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>
> exactly. as i have been saying all along, its the person behind the
> toon and the program - NOT the program itself that makes /real/ music.
>
> yes, i switch from Absynth to Ceres3 to Mammut to Soundforge to
> ProTools to various odds and sods that friends have programmed to
> Ableton Live and back to ProTools again... what does that make me? a
> hybrid? a half-good, half-bad composer?
>
> nonsense.
>
> its the thinking behind the tune that matters.
>
> an exercise i would like to set you all:
>
> you have one sample, and one copy of Audacity, with only the DFX
> (http://www.smartelectronix.com/~destroyfx/) VST plugins. compose a
> work to the best of your ability using these free tools.
>
> will it be 'good' or 'bad'?
>
> only you can decide.
>
> enough '(dis)sing' the so-called-popular-music tools simply because
> they belong to a non-academic genre - open your eyes and see what you
> can do with something like Ableton Live in an e/a context (I became
> notorious for literally clearing the bar during a very boring,
> beat-and-nothing-else-based laptop jam session at the ICA in London by
> using very unorthodox noize, plugins and effects, only in Ableton Live
> (a non academic application NB!!!!!!) those who didnt like their
> boring beatz in a bland context cleared off pretty quickly and those
> who enjoyed a more quality experience stayed around to jam
> collaboratively on their laptops.
>
> nuff sed.
>
> mC~
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