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Progeny

As a fathers’ day challenge made a new song with the sequences from my last, with the aim of getting something new but with recognizable DNA. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jun 19, 2022 - 0 comments

shelved

Ambient Office returns with another modular jam. Harmonic rhythms with some melodies over the top. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jun 9, 2022 - 0 comments

quarter time

Half of my family is ill and time seems to be slowing down, recorded this simple little synth pattern to remind myself to breathe and get to the next day. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jun 5, 2022 - 1 comment

Plumbium

Using the same sequencing definition as a previous post but with different key changes and tempo; some buzzy interjections. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Mar 27, 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

Cascades (AO)

Ambient Office project that features some just intonation intervals and granular noise. [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Feb 27, 2022 - 2 comments

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

Peruse

A walk through the depths of feedback noise [more inside]
posted by q*ben on Jan 9, 2022 - 1 comment

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

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

Tense

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

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

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

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

Further Chaos Dance Mix

Slow dance to the outbursts of generative electronic folderol. [more inside]
posted by njohnson23 on May 30, 2020 - 1 comment

Migrane

A little melodic drone I made as I was coming out of the end of a migraine. [more inside]
posted by TheCoug on Feb 21, 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

Here Come the Warm Jets

An arrangement of Brian Eno's Here Come the Warm Jets for modular synthesizer.
posted by Television Name on Jul 21, 2019 - 6 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

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