Got mine Wednesday… been knocking on the pads quite a bit. Never had a 404 (but got the 202 and 303)… mostly a heavy MPC user… so my thoughts come at this through mostly an MPC lens, but definitely with appreciation of where the SP line has come from in previous generations. One of theContinue reading “The Roland SP-404 mk2 is in… Initial Thoughts”
Not sure why, but this feels like it is in the space of the ‘peak sound’ I’ve been working towards with this setup. Still a bit noisy and still a bit awkward to control sometimes, but hands on, a bit glitchy, and something that can sustain momentum. The track started the day as something happier,Continue reading “Track – Isolation”
First, shout out to MPC Forums, and check out the Beat Battle #321 thread if you want to see what others are up to at https://www.mpc-forums.com/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=212572 I guess this track was about 90 minutes to put together? A lot of the time was spent chopping, and then finding different lines. I gave a stab atContinue reading “MPC Forums Beat Battle #321 – How You Flop”
I’ve been working on trying to figure out where I am having issues with my audio setup, to try and get a hotter signal in my video recordings. So I drew up a rough sketch to see if I could get some notes on what the issue might be and go from there… The longContinue reading “Music Studio Audio Setup – Zoom H6 Issues and How I Addressed Them”
Honestly, this was my excuse to play with the Strymon Starlight and not make a beat… I still have time for a beat though 😀 So the patch is *relatively* simple… it’s mostly 0chd LFOs running around to just give some movement to the patch, and a DPO running into an RxMx/Optimix so I canContinue reading “Track – Learning to Exhale”
Well that was quick, I think I ordered it on Thursday last week, and it showed up today. Just recorded off a few videos checking it out and seeing what it is or is not about. So far, seems like an interesting sound sculpting reverb kind of instrument. I look forward to digging deeper.
Just trying out vocals in a track again…
I did a thing Well the track didn’t use the eurorack for much, but I did a bit of processing through it before recording a bunch of audio into the SPs, then chopping that content up on the MPC to actually play it. Given all the noise it became a bit of a hassle toContinue reading “Track – Starlight By The Beach”
Managed to get enough time today to get a couple more tracks together.
Just a somewhat simple lunch break track… This track was so many takes to get to this somewhat still janky state. At least fifteen, and the worst is that I hadn’t setup the input/recorder properly to actually capture any takes. I had a good one or two in there, and then realized I was recordingContinue reading “Track – Influence”