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Found Sounds

Found Sounds is an album of recordings I made over the last several months, most of them during the winter of 2017. These are small projects that eventually led to others, but still faithfully executed in miniature. Due to the … Continue reading

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Elsie

“Elsie” was my first attempt at combining a piano and the Korg MS-20 Mini synthesizer. The piano┬áis the virtual Una Corda, a VST created by Native Instruments in collaboration with the composer Nils Frahm. The VST is unique in its … Continue reading

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Energy Shifts

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 … Continue reading

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The American Spirit

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 … Continue reading

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Whereas In the Past

All sounds here are produced with a Korg MS-20 Mini, with added reverb for an atmospheric effect and tape delay to produce echo. Though the Korg MS-20 Mini is a monophonic synthesizer (i.e., only one note can be played at … Continue reading

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