Tagged: op-1

Don’t Forget To Breathe

Good advice if you’ve been com­pletely immersed in a large scale project. I’ve been very hard at work since Novem­ber work­ing on what promises to be an amaz­ing full-length album. Gets a lit­tle hairy some­times, all that con­cen­tra­tion. Stress­ful. Can’t see the for­est for the trees.

Luck­ily my trusty OP-1 is always will­ing to hang out and jam. Its imme­di­acy is fan­tas­tic. I put together a mini-EP of some stuff that came out of it. Noth­ing fancy, just some sketches. Mostly played live into the OP-1 (as opposed to sequenc­ing), then mixed / mas­tered in Ableton.

Also, how cool is the new Sound­cloud player? Me like.

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Still Kickin’

Quiet and busy as we get deeper into the cold part of the year. Been work­ing hard on some new music. Feels good! Until I’ve got some­thing fin­ished to share, here’s a lit­tle OP-1 jam from a few weeks ago :

New Album — Pluralism [OP1 + Ableton]

Plu­ral­ism is a col­lec­tion of songs con­ceived / recorded on the Teenage Engi­neer­ing OP-1 dig­i­tal syn­the­sizer and mixed / pol­ished in Able­ton Live. It’s a mar­riage of lo-fi impro­vi­sa­tion, 4-track over­dub record­ing, mod­ern pro­duc­tion trick­ery, and old fash­ion engi­neer­ing. A digest of exalted mistakes.

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OP-1 users can down­load an archive of (almost) all the pre­sets used in the con­cep­tion of this album here.
Plu­ral­ism is avail­able absolutely free on the [sound+vision] Band­camp page, and comes with a free bonus high-res wall­pa­per for your com­puter desk­top. Get it here : http://soundvision.bandcamp.com/album/pluralism.