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This is in collaboration with
http://www.icompositions.com/artists/TraumaTizer
and
http://www.icompositions.com/artists/happierthanever

Basically, Traumatizer made a lot of cool, creepy sounds, and I mashed the hell out of them and threw in Rinca's vox. Beefy!

This was my first experiment with a technique I figured out for making beefier reese basses. Usually, a reese is made by layering triangular synth waves and detuning them from each other. But the fattest sub comes from a clean sine wav tone, right? So I started with a series of simple, deep, crisp sub shot, and then layered it with bassless synths, some triangular, some not, in approximately the same tone. I also layered it with Traumatizer's samples, run through a waveshaping saturator, in order to turn them into reese elements. It seems to work well. The differences in texture create minor harmonic and tonal deviations from the clean tone, thus lending the overall picture that bristling reese feel.
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Lyrics
Lift me up on gilded hooks
I'll take what I like
I'm a chopper
I'll take what I like

Skooh dedlig no pu em tlif
I'll take what I like
I'm a chopper
I'll take what I like
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Comments: 9
Fans: 6
Plays: 86
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Uploaded: Dec 21, 2010 - 02:21:51 PM
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 - 03:07:37 PM Last Played: Oct 10, 2016 - 11:13:06 AM
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AndeeScott said 2495 days ago (December 21st, 2010)
This
is some hard hitting sounds right here. Which I just love, great bit of Drum with the bass :)
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michael2 said 2495 days ago (December 21st, 2010)
excellent
cool idea for the bass; i always love your drums too BTW. great track.
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Kicbal said 2495 days ago (December 22nd, 2010)
Deep Bass
I may have to ask you again how to achieve such sweet synth bass sounds. As a saxophonist, of course I like the sax hits mixed in with all the other fun stuff. Keeps it in an unusual light/dark razor edge.
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rok41 said 2494 days ago (December 22nd, 2010)
Lunar Meathooks
Intense, "phat" in every sense. Gut wrenching bass tones...nice.
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kevmikwa said 2494 days ago (December 22nd, 2010)
Sweet
You are a true scientist of sound, aren't you, Joachim?

I mean, just the mathematics of bass and your methodology is super intriguing. I like seeing someone approach music from that point of view. Truly understanding what goes on between the speaker and the ear.

Nice to also be able to experience the practical application of your theories by simply pressing "play". Maybe not math, per se, but clearly quantifying and applying the theory that makes the sounds that you like. As opposed to just twiddling knobs and hoping for the best until it sounds good.

Long and short of it: I found this to be very enjoyable. In an amped-up Esthero kind of way.

Thanks for sharing.
867-5309 said 2494 days ago (December 22nd, 2010)
5th element guest singer
the degree - in cents of detune - with chosen layering is just right - for the bass - seems to range from
8 to 15 cents making a natural chorus fattening / plumping without
the 'cuttng-out' - thus seeming to administer an overall sub-smoothing.
like the eyes wide shut / 5th element (mila jovovich bruce willis flick) classy vocals
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xavrockbeats1334 said 2493 days ago (December 23rd, 2010)
amazing
just awesome music here, absolutely lov e the little horn sampling. Purely awesome.
Soundhound said 2492 days ago (December 24th, 2010)
I didn't.....
Check this one out on the other side, must say it has
a cool groove a solid feel to it, I see you like it out on
the edge yep...nice place some times.....
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egobandit said 2492 days ago (December 24th, 2010)
saturator
smashed and mashed! thumpin good time horns are a nice touch! excellent! Vocals and other elements are cool additions !
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Drum and bass (drum n bass, drum'n'bass, DnB, d'n'b) is an electronic music style. Originally an offshoot of the United Kingdom breakbeat hardcore and rave scene, it came into existence when djs and producers mixed reggae basslines with sped-up break

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