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Post by lostpablo » Sat May 18, 2019 8:29 pm

Hey guys,

do someone have a general hint how this track is made? Is it based on some algorytm-stuff ideas? and if yes how? specially speaking about the part whats starting at min.1 im very curious about it..
this is the song:

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Post by dubonaire » Sat May 18, 2019 10:05 pm

It's possibly algorithmic but could also just be programmed using short samples (referring to the staccato beats and fills). Some producers use tracker software to achieve that. There are also some plug-ins that can do that for you like Glitch, now called Glitch 2.

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Post by DMR » Sat May 18, 2019 10:06 pm

It sounds a bit like an audio buffer 'stutter' effect like the Beat Repeat effect in Ableton Live.

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Post by jbuonacc » Tue May 21, 2019 10:12 pm

no doubt it's a lot simpler than it seems.

sparse programming, gated samples, a few delays, some reverb... done.


Post by peripatitis » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:23 pm

If you listen to it, instead of seeing it, it's quite simple really.
I am guessing live with some conditional triggering and looping and a couple of fx..

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Post by calaveras » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:25 am

sounds like a MachineDrum UW with the retrig repeat parameters Plocked to different amounts per step. With some manual intervention possibly, but not necessarily.

I do this all the time with my non-UW Machinedrum. You can also get some Plocked/conditional sounding stutters like this by just routing a random LFO to retrig repeat length. Sounds pretty crazy on a hihat pattern.

Octatrack is similar but better at this.

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Post by lisa » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:50 pm

Ask the artist, perhaps? Few followers, I’m sure you’ll get a reply. :party:

I agree with what has been said above. Sounds like rather simple beat repeat style effects.
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Post by gelabs » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:08 pm

Renoise is a quite a natural tool for this kind of thing.

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Post by leeski » Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:18 pm

What data were you training on for the musical patterns?

MIDI – basically I trained the NN on patterns I create.

MIDI patterns, to deal with SysEx from a digital sampler and to manage recursive re-sampling and intelligent timestretch. Rather then generating the final audio, the goal here was to simulate musician’s behaviors and his creative processes.
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