62 posts tagged with Synth and instrumental.
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HighSchoolSweethearts

Summertime makeout salad with honey-roasted handclaps, balsamic dance vinagrette and a sprinkle of arpeggiator. [more inside]
posted by CarrotAdventure on Jun 30, 2010 - 4 comments

ninety second instrumental #2

More fashion house/website music, but they didn't go for this one either... hey, whaddayagunnado?
posted by flapjax at midnite on Mar 18, 2010 - 4 comments

ninety second instrumental

Back at work as resident composer for a Tokyo fashion house... this time they want four 90-second instrumental spots, for web presentations. Handed this one in to them the other day, but they nixed it: too dramatic, just not right for the project. So, back to the drawing board. Thought I'd put it here, though, so as not to consign it to the Land of Unheard Music.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Feb 11, 2010 - 11 comments

Another Aside

A Saturday afternoon lazily spent synthily. [more inside]
posted by Magnakai on Sep 5, 2009 - 3 comments

Enceladus

Originally planned as a mix between 70's J.M. Jarre and Steve Reich. Turns out to be more like Giorgio Moroder teaming with Tangerine Dream, on a bad day. [more inside]
posted by surrendering monkey on Jul 19, 2009 - 4 comments

Twin Butte

Pronounced "Twin Beaut" [more inside]
posted by CarrotAdventure on Jul 8, 2009 - 2 comments

Japonisme (1)

I took an old 45rpm of a Japanese folk song and started dropping the needle. Took those bits, sliced 'em up and moved 'em around a little, then added some synth and electric piano, some udu and guiro. Et voila! Le Japonisme!
posted by flapjax at midnite on Sep 29, 2008 - 14 comments

Grendel

Sort of strived for emotional content with this one. If the first part is asking questions, the second is not liking the answers.
posted by nthdegx on Jul 1, 2008 - 3 comments

The sky was filled with rainbows

A little synthetic ditty for FAWM'06.
posted by Xelf on Dec 16, 2007 - 5 comments

Freedom Tape

A simple, melancholy electro instrumental that I recorded a couple of years ago. Percussion ideas came from various hip-hop sources; the melody is my own. I use it as background music during a spoken-word segment of my live shows. [more inside]
posted by Artifice_Eternity on Sep 7, 2007 - 4 comments

Oscillendulum 1

This is one of a series of short pieces (about 10 or 12) I recorded using only a JUNO 60 analog synth (found at a Tokyo junk shop for only 10,000 yen!). The Oscillendulums all share a similar structure (gradual addition and/or subtraction of layered repeating parts), with an eye toward the creation of a sort of liquid polyrhythm. I also had in mind the musical approximation of animal sounds such as frog and insect choruses from a pond, which are part of the inspiration for this series.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Feb 24, 2007 - 3 comments

1982

I created this the first time I really fired-up Garageband, sometime in May of 2005. It's a cliche of itself, provoking nostalgia, and makes me laugh out-loud. Hope you enjoy it and please let me know what you think!
posted by blatant gizmo on Nov 16, 2006 - 2 comments

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