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Gork's Drift


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davajonah

 Genre: Psychedelic

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I recently bought a Korg Nanokey midi controller to replace a dodgy Edirol, so this was made using that. Nice piece of kit too. All my own work, except for the drum loops. There are 17 tracks using mostly the Zebra 2 softsynth and Logic's own ESM and ES2 synths. Plenty of delays using the DubStation AU. The drums are Big City midis which I've edited.

It's pretty dark, but as usual, I know not the genre. It's not really psychedelic! Heavy bass kicks in after about a minute or so. Plenty of bleeping and general noise!

Thanks for stopping by. :)

Now added trippy visualiser movie to go with this. Leopard users will maybe recognise the sight.

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Hits: 2856
Comments: 12
Fans: 14
Plays: 69
Downloads: 139
Votes: 3
Uploaded: Nov 23, 2008 - 10:20:49 AM
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2009 - 07:44:19 AM Last Played: Jan 08, 2018 - 05:50:26 PM
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Hardware:
G5 iMac, Korg Nanokey, Rokit 5s
Software:
DubStation, Zebra 2
Comments
richard13 said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Gork's Drift
I'm pretty confused when it comes to figuring out a genre for my tunes as well. Whether or not this is psychedelic,
I like it! Thanks.

richard
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davajonah said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Thanks Richard
Genres eh? Who needs them!
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said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Beeping and general noise.
Heh. Yes, but placed very tastefully. You are finding (or inventing?) some great sounds from the Zebra. The rhythmic foundation sounds great. And dark? Only you, who composes the most upbeat, happy music would think this is dark. But no matter. A real head bopper. Very electronicambientpsychetrancey.
davajonah said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Bleep bleep
Making bleeps doesn't really disguise the fact that I don't play the keys too well! But it's a lot of fun making noises with the synths all right, though my neighbours might disagree.

Thanks D. :)
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Diviner said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Nice sounds
Great use of the delay and some really good sounds. I have been waiting for the nano keyboards to come out for ages. I saw an article in computer music a few months agao and thought 'That's excatly what I need', lo and behold you get one. I'm definately going to have to get one now if it helps make tunes like this. Nice one.
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davajonah said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Thanks!
My Edirol is a bit sick - some keys aren't working properly, so I needed a new controller. £39 seemed good to me and the Korg is a nice little piece of kit, albeit rather flimsy. It's tiny! Ideal for throwing in a laptop bag, but not much use if you're gigging. I suspect if you dropped it, them breakage would be the result. I doubt that I'm going to test my theory! Also, there's a free download for a Korg softsynth, but I haven't got around to getting it yet. They give you a serial number to activate it.
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bobnisbet said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Another great tune
To add to your portfolio. When are you going on tour?
davajonah said 3592 days ago (November 23rd, 2008)
Thanks!
I'm going on tour in the morning. On the train to work! ;)
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tokai said 3591 days ago (November 24th, 2008)
sweet sounds geezer
who needs em! agreed. Great sounds, I would not call it dark, i found it up beat and trippy. It is very catchy and makes me want to dance, this remind me of the sort of sounds that used to come out of the real dance tents when the stonehenge festivals used to be on. We would all be up for shedding some weight to this tune.
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davajonah said 3591 days ago (November 24th, 2008)
Thank you.
Stonehenge eh? Stonedhenge! That's all gone now isn't it?

My festival days are long since past, I'm afraid. Nearest I get these days are the sound system tents at the local Caribbean Carnival. My ears can take about three minutes, then I have to leave. Plus, I don't look like I belong there anymore. I hear mutterings of "Babylon" and get funny looks. Very embarrassing!

Thanks for stopping by and the kind comments. :)
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dolby said 3591 days ago (November 24th, 2008)
Sounds great
Yep, like the bleeps and twizzles and general ambient nature of the track - the drums sound pretty good.

I like the way it keeps layering over itself and always coming at you. Quite hypnotic after a while. Oh, that's the idea?

Nice one -
Phil
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davajonah said 3591 days ago (November 24th, 2008)
Thanks!
I'm secretly trying to hypnotise all here at MacJams, in the hope that they will give me all their wealth and talent. My next tune is to be titled "Give Dava All Your Wealth and Talent", oddly enough, and will be based around narcosis inducing sub-bass rhythms. A PayPal email address will be included in the lyrics, and I've sampled Christopher Lee's voice. Do you think my fiendish plan will work?

Thanks again - kind comments. :)
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Skean said 3591 days ago (November 25th, 2008)
Hove cool is this
Your too good with this spaced tunes.. Great mix dug it.. Cheers
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Henke said 3590 days ago (November 25th, 2008)
Congratulations!
To your new Korg and to this lovely piece of - music! (That's what I call it when I can't conjure up a genre ;-) Really nice and trippy in a way, so sure, why not psychedelic...

Stay well!

/Henke

P.S. I think I've got Zebra somewhere in the "studio" too...
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jiguma said 3590 days ago (November 25th, 2008)
Pretty relentless
Cool stuff Dave - as is all your music. If I had to pick a nit, its that I'd like a more aggressive bass track, but you probably already knew I'd say that.

Plenty of bleeping and general noise :)

Good post!
Neil
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kristyjo said 3588 days ago (November 28th, 2008)
yes-
so many cool sounds - so little time to play with them all!
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Char said 3516 days ago (February 7th, 2009)
Oh I like it.
I see tiny space aliens playing hid and seek over the back porch. we think they're fireflies. If we only knew! Thanks.
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bud said 3516 days ago (February 7th, 2009)
I'd call this electrodelic -
But really it fits the form of psychedelic music made by Steve Hillage in the late 70's. Check out L or Green. I really enjoyed this a lot - great mix and good choice of voices and space tech.
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