Embrace the Porcupine (15 edo)

November 22nd, 2014
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Embrace the Porcupine is a melodyne 15 edo Porcupine retuning of The Enemy Entropy (with edit) in 12 edo.

The Enemy Entropy

November 21st, 2014

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The Enemy Entropy – vocals and electric guitar through effects.

In Time of Emergency (Part 2) 11 edo

November 20th, 2014

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In Time of Emergency, part 2 is an ambient electronic composition for classical guitar, brass, software synthesizers, effects, U.S. Department of Defense Office of Civil Defense literature (1968) and female voice (by librivox.org).

  • If an enemy should threaten to attack the United States, you would not be alone.
  • The entire Nation would be mobilizing to repulse the attack, destroy the enemy, and hold down our own loss of life.
  • Much assistance would be available to you–from local, State and Federal governments, from the U.S. armed forces units in your area, and from your neighbors and fellow-Americans.
  • In Time of Emergency (Part 1) Partch 43

    November 18th, 2014

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    In Time of Emergency, Part 1 is an ambient electronic composition for software synthesizers, effects, U.S. Department of Defense Office of Civil Defense literature (1968) and female voice (by librivox.org).

  • A major emergency affecting a large number of people may occur anytime and anywhere.
  • It may be a peacetime disaster such as a flood, tornado, fire, hurricane, blizzard or earthquake.
  • It could be an enemy nuclear attack on the United States.
  • In any type of general disaster, lives can be saved if people are prepared for the emergency, and know what actions to take when it occurs.
  • A Song for the Eternal Twilight of Purgatory

    November 15th, 2014

    A Song for the Eternal Twilight of Purgatory

    A stretched version of my final music theory presentation “A Song for the Twilight” that was rendered in JI as determined by inspection. The scored version will surface once I deal with some technical issues.

    Radio Chatter (ambient 24 edo)

    November 15th, 2014

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    Radio Chatter is a layered improvisation that uses several instances of Absynth 5, one of Kontakt, and one of Garritan World with effects in Sonar X3

    Thanks to Trebblofang at Freesound.org for the shortwave sample I manipulated.

    Agilkia Landing Site (ambient, Partch 43 note harmoic series set )

    November 14th, 2014

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    Agilkia Landing Site is an ambient piece using the Partch 43 note overtone series tuning.

    amused for bells in 22 edo

    November 11th, 2014

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    amused for bells in 22 edo is a short 22 equal study using pianoteq’s tubular bells patch.

    Estampie for 22 edo electric guitar and drum kit

    November 5th, 2014

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    Estampie for 22 edo electric guitar and drum kit
    Opinion is divided as to whether the Estampie was actually a dance or simply early instrumental music. Sachs believes the strong rhythm of the music, a derivation of the name from a term meaning “to stamp” and the quotation from the Froissart poem above definitely label the estampie as a dance. However, others stress the complex music in some examples as being uncharacteristic of dance melodies and interpret Froissart’s poem to mean that the dancing begins with the carol. There is also debate on the derivation of the word “estampie”. In any case, no description of dance steps or figures for the estampie are known.

    Love Feels Not Thorns (Piano in Werckmeister III tuning)

    November 4th, 2014

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    Love Feels Not Thorns was improvised just to hear how pretty the tuning sounds. No other reason at all….