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Shining Tor at Twilight

Broke my own rule and drenched this one in effects and keys. Very New Age. Not sure I approve of it.
posted by thatwhichfalls on Aug 7, 2022 - 3 comments

Rescue

Optimistic little song using Just Intonation [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Aug 5, 2022 - 0 comments

For JJ

Analog synth + vocoder
posted by CarrotAdventure on Apr 15, 2022 - 0 comments

For Each One To Discover (AO)

One of my favorite vocal samples (mid century Henry Miller interview found on Archive.org) with some little pings and big booms [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Mar 12, 2022 - 1 comment

Ask your body

Another AO jam - this time using a cellular algorithm to derive a melody and a few drum triggers that I mess with and layer under some drones. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Feb 12, 2022 - 6 comments

Accretion

Another Ambient Office Project, this one involving a custom 4-voice sequencer that involves the generation of melodies and then handing them off between each voice, in and out of sync to produce polyrhythms. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jan 29, 2022 - 4 comments

Naturelle 2

I bought an old Steinway upright recently, on which I've been making pieces like this, which I call "naturelles." Three more naturelles on Bandcamp, here: https://raygull.bandcamp.com/album/naturelles-1-4 [more inside]
posted by swift on Dec 30, 2021 - 2 comments

Ambient Office : Twin Special

Two sequencers that randomly diverge from a programmed melody, while I try to keep control of them by resetting the values. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Dec 4, 2021 - 0 comments

Searching the Bogs

Literally, a seven-minute transition between two chords. [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on Nov 7, 2021 - 3 comments

Ambient Office - Feedback Edition

After reading way too much about cybernetic theory I put together a feedback patch to provide some period-appropriate music to my Serge system. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Nov 2, 2021 - 3 comments

The Foreman

Another ambient office jam - some granular textures and filter pinging over a slow chord progression. Needed something relaxing, then got too relaxed and needed a bassline. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Oct 9, 2021 - 3 comments

Accept Advice

Playing with feedback loops with a slowly shifting pattern. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Aug 27, 2021 - 0 comments

In the Castle

My kids complained they couldn't dance to any of my music so I threw and impromptu office dance party with them. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Aug 22, 2021 - 1 comment

Midnight

An all-analog Ambient Office jam [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Aug 2, 2021 - 4 comments

Over the Fence

Bamboo forest / digital zither / bass loops [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jul 24, 2021 - 0 comments

Signal Tower

Semi-ambient modern synth pad instrumental with minimalist electronic bass, reversed electric guitar, and some pretty and deliberate vinyl crackle-ish soft static noise and a gentle mix of treated samples. Maybe sort of cinematic? [more inside]
posted by edlundart on Jul 20, 2021 - 3 comments

Tense

Choral piano with granular drums [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jul 3, 2021 - 3 comments

Flawless Victory

Flawless Victory
posted by Andrei G on Jun 14, 2021 - 0 comments

Guardian

More songlike modular AO entry - with a heartbeat! [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jun 13, 2021 - 4 comments

Ambient Office v8 - Plod

Apparently my mood impacts the song that develops... [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jun 5, 2021 - 1 comment

Ambient Office v7: Backyard

A field recording of my yard activities, set to some dark drones. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on May 21, 2021 - 0 comments

Ambient Office v6 - Find Your Rhythm

Working with found sound - in this case a snip from an old interview with Henry Miller sliced, looped and generally destroyed. Productivity advice from a dead man. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on May 14, 2021 - 3 comments

To All Our Known Energies

Downtempo ambient generative probabilistic instrumental. [more inside]
posted by signal on May 6, 2021 - 4 comments

Ambient Office v5: LoopLoopLoop

Three looped instruments with different beat counts between sequencing and looping. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on May 6, 2021 - 1 comment

Subbing - Ambient Office v4

This week's ambient office featured polyrhythmic drums-bass-slewed marimba-and-sonar pings jam, songified here with some knob twiddling. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Apr 17, 2021 - 0 comments

The last of us

The last of us
posted by Andrei G on Apr 12, 2021 - 2 comments

Ambient Office v3: Pam Tam

Got so excited about playing with Euclidean rhythms after getting a new clock utility that I did a Friday/weekend AO edition. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Apr 3, 2021 - 1 comment

You Just Have To Pay Attention

Generative ambient piano + synths made in Sonic Pi. [more inside]
posted by signal on Apr 3, 2021 - 4 comments

Wobbles & Drums

This week's ambient office jam, deeper and darker than last week. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Mar 30, 2021 - 4 comments

Rings and Marbles

I've been using a modular setup to produce background music in my office. This is me playing around with this week's patch.
posted by q*ben on Mar 27, 2021 - 4 comments

lockdown feels ...

the isolation and confusion of a UK lockdown ...
posted by burr1545 on Jan 9, 2021 - 2 comments

Brittle Hope

Made this somewhat experimental ambient-ish piece last night, feeling a tiny bit of hope about the world. It's based on slowed-down samples of a hang-drum, with a keyboard part doing most of the rest. [more inside]
posted by edlundart on Nov 8, 2020 - 5 comments

Wisdom Like Silence

Dark, ambient, noise, instrumental. Guitars, bass, programmed drums. [more inside]
posted by signal on Oct 4, 2020 - 0 comments

StreamJam01

A bit of a collab that happened via an ill-formed idea for a twitch stream. User Carrot Adventure is in the mix. Can you guess where.
posted by dagosto on Apr 17, 2020 - 0 comments

Pendopo Pod

ambient jam
posted by ageispolis on Mar 29, 2020 - 2 comments

Full

This is the first track from my album Rituals. It's an instrumental. I make vocal music primarily, and the two instrumentals on this album ("Full" and "Fugue") are the first two instrumentals I've produced. [more inside]
posted by bananana on Mar 27, 2020 - 0 comments

Storm Clouds Of Jupiter - part 1

Abstract spacey synth doodle. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Mar 17, 2020 - 2 comments

Patchwork Parallel

Acid/Techno/Chillout/Ambient electronic music in the style of Chemical Brothers and Kruder and Dorfmeuster DJ Kicks! era [more inside]
posted by nikaspark on Feb 19, 2020 - 1 comment

Wintry Mix

An ambient/drone piece from my newly released album Float (pay-what-you-want on Bandcamp). I'm breaking a habit of expressing anxiety and foreboding through my music, and aiming to spread some tranquility and wonder instead. [more inside]
posted by Foosnark on Jan 25, 2020 - 1 comment

The Bridges of Amsterdam (Original Soundtrack)

Soundtrack I wrote and recorded for a video montage of footage in Amsterdam.
posted by alexx51 on Dec 13, 2019 - 0 comments

These Few Hours (Original Soundtrack)

Instrumental piece I recorded for the Short, "These Few Hours".
posted by alexx51 on Jan 7, 2019 - 2 comments

Brackish

Just some four-on-the-floor.
posted by ageispolis on Dec 1, 2018 - 2 comments

Sundown

Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot
posted by ageispolis on Nov 17, 2018 - 2 comments

Open to the Sky

Dark ambient "uneasy listening" from my new Bandcamp release, 11 Spells. Software and Eurorack synthesizers.
posted by Foosnark on Sep 11, 2018 - 3 comments

Vox Inhumana

From my newly released album of the same name, at starthief.bandcamp.com. Something on a spectrum of drone/ambient/abstract electronica. [more inside]
posted by Foosnark on Jun 17, 2018 - 1 comment

Soundtrack I Recorded for the Short "Inhumane"

I recently recorded this soundtrack for the short "Inhumane". I have linked the video below if watching the finished product is more your speed. let me know what you think.
posted by alexx51 on Mar 13, 2018 - 1 comment

A Natural Carpet

A psuedo-guitar-like ambient song performed on modular synthesizer. This is the third track on my new release Nereus, available on Bandcamp. [more inside]
posted by Foosnark on Feb 16, 2018 - 1 comment

Seawrack

A slow-building ambient jam / soundscape inspired by VCV Rack. [more inside]
posted by grobstein on Jan 28, 2018 - 2 comments

High Tide (Soundtrack Composed for a Silent Short)

This is a piece I recorded for a silent short comprised of Public Domain footage from 1936 taken from the Prelinger Archives. let me know if you'd like me to share the video.
posted by alexx51 on Nov 7, 2017 - 2 comments

Cymbal Drone in G Major

Digging back into some old ambient/noise/drone ideas. Synth, guitar, and bowed cymbal. [more inside]
posted by TheCoug on Sep 26, 2017 - 0 comments

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