Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by 3dot... » Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:14 pm

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I enjoy everything.. until I get bored with it..
I would have to say the 'tedious' part for me is going back and 're-touching'/editing .. it's exhausting..
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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by necho » Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:37 pm

Soundscapes, atmospheres, FX

Melodies

Bass


(If I had a Machinedrum, I'd probably enjoy drum programming a whole lot more!)
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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by macmurphy » Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:25 pm

none of it. i hate it all. it makes me sick.

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by d.reamonn » Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:34 pm

yes.

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by macmurphy » Wed Sep 08, 2010 5:14 pm

you all know i was just kidding right? :D

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:07 pm

Programming sounds. Approach a synth/sampler hard or soft, get a sound I like, (this can be a found sound as well) make a basic loop pattern, write song.

Only part that I think is hard is polishing it up for release. I leave a lot of songs raw until the bitter end. This is also why I prefer working with a vocalist, their part helps determine what to cut and ad.

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by n8tron » Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:20 pm

guitar lines, not riffs but complimenting lines. specifically clean electric lines or acoustic parts.

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by Jacqueslacouth » Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:53 pm

I usually find that when I go back to my roots and just start banging out random chord progressions on my guitar and humming potential melodies that I am in a far happier place than when I'm struggling with the technicalities of composition through technology.

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by Lazos » Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:20 pm

I like programming Zebra or Drum Racks for the electronic stuff, but for general composing and music making, for me nothing beats my acoustic/electric instruments:

Turkish yayl? tanbur (bowed long-necked lute)
Persian def (frame drum)
Turkish Mey (double reed instrument)
Turkish cura saz (small long-necked lute)

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by slirak » Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:14 pm

Simbosan wrote:Ukulele.

No, I'm serious. It's the best for songwriting! (not so hot for phat beatz)
I've actually been thinking about forcing my sister to give me back my ukulele, for songwriting purposes.
It seems I always write my best stuff with extremely limited gear.

I used to have this little hand held cassette dictaphone that I used to whistle ideas into. Wrote loads of stuff back then.

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by beats me » Wed Sep 08, 2010 10:40 pm

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The excitement comes when you decide to go right to left instead of left to right!!!

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by 3dot... » Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:57 pm

what about the middle ?!
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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by beats me » Thu Sep 09, 2010 12:34 am

3dot... wrote:what about the middle ?!
8O

That could be sick!!

Options are what we are talking about here, people!

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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by Simbosan » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:42 am

Stand on the other side man and then, like, right is left and uhh left is right duuude! Like crazy shit goin on man cos the middle, get this man, the... middle... is still the MIDDLE! wooahhh!
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Re: Which instrument do you like Programming/composing the most?

Post by Jekblad » Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:24 am

this thread needs a collaborative song!

i like making weird sounds, getting lost in clip envelopes and stuff.
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