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Computer (1982 Track 4 - 2019 RPM Challenge)


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This is the fourth song from my 2019 RPM Challenge entry. I decided to do an early 80s synth pop homage for this year's challenge, which was a lot of fun to put together. I even had fun making the artwork for the project. The idea was, it's 1982 and you're in your favorite mall browsing Camelot Music or Sam Goody and there it is in all it's XDR cassette goodness.

While it's all synth (no guitars), I did jump around a little stylistically and maybe borrowed some sounds and styles from a little later than 1982. But, I've reached the point in my life where the music of my youth has all blurred together, so it's at least authentic to my hazy memories.

As for the title of the project, 1982 was a big year for me. I turned 15, was a freshman in high school and got my driver's license. All big deals when you're growing up.

This one was really just an excuse to play with Logic's vocoder. Not a very complex song, but significant in that 1982 was also the year I got my first computer - a Texas Instruments TI-99/4A. Which was also the first computer I made music on.
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We Are Computer
©2019 Joseph Gurner


We are computer
We are machine
We are technology
Life is our dream
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Uploaded: Mar 14, 2019 - 07:20:10 AM
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2019 - 07:20:10 AM Last Played: May 03, 2019 - 02:20:22 PM
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iMac, M-Audio Keystation 49 es, MXK 990 mic, Steinberg UR 22 mk II audio interface
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