Dog at Sunrise

Photo taken in Evanston, Illinois, on the shore of Lake Michigan during sunrise.

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Energy Shifts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=creQm9_ztqw Originally titled "synth beat, kinda sick," this track layers seven recordings of percussion and tonal sounds produced by a simple patch on the Korg MS-20 Mini. I patched the synthesizer as a drum kit based roughly on the settings in this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH7iV3e8IHk   I used overdrive and two different tape delays, both from … Continue reading Energy Shifts

The American Spirit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdv9gAGryWs&t=19s This is an experiment in arpeggiation and transposition through the MIDI capabilities of the Korg MS-20 Mini and Logic Pro X, and incorporates reverb to emphasize the harmonic relationship between the chords being arpeggiated. I also used stereo delay to soften the sounds. Both effects help create harmonic overtones because the resonance of previously … Continue reading The American Spirit