Archive for the ‘19 edo’ Category

For Thornton Quarry

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017


Video by Chris Vaisvil, photo by By Ken Lund – http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenlund/7993014132/, CC BY-SA 2.0
Coordinates: 41.571°N 87.622°W

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Patriots in the Summer of 1919 (19 edo guitar)

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017



Patriots in the Summer of 1919 (joyful)


Patriots in the Summer of 1919 (introspective)

Picture from Vaisvil Family album

When Pigs Swim (19 edo)

Monday, June 12th, 2017


Using my GR-20 driven by my 19 edo electric guitar – so the bass soft synth as well as the sax patch on the GR-20 is in 19. Not a perfect performance – though I forgot how much I enjoyed being a one man band this way. Drums by session drummer. When Pigs Swim

LAGEOS-1 (for 19 edo guitars)

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017


LAGEOS-1 is a duet for 19 edo electric guitars.

photo credit: NASA

When Fear Itself Arrives (19 edo)

Friday, February 17th, 2017



When Fear Itself Arrives is a six minute 19 edo composition using a Linnstrument, Doepfer R2M, Electro Harmonics Nano Ironlung Vocoder, Line 6 Uber Metal Pedal, Diva, Absynth 5, Izotope Beat Tweaker, Izotope Stutter Edit, Breverb, BT Brick Wall, dblue Glitch v 1.3, Voice, FDR clip, Cakewalk Sonar, Zoom UAC-2, all tuned to 19 notes per octave and taking advantage of micro-looping within the applications.

20170214 19edo Multi Controller Directed Improvisation

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017


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un·in·tel·li·gi·ble for 19 edo guitar and voice

Monday, February 6th, 2017


adjective: unintelligible for 19 edo guitar and voice
impossible to understand.
“dolphin sounds are unintelligible to humans”
synonyms: incomprehensible, indiscernible, mumbled, indistinct, unclear, slurred, inarticulate, incoherent, garbled

for imaginary ensemble in 19 edo

Saturday, February 4th, 2017



for imaginary ensemble in 19 edo consisting of a processed and extended range vibraphone, bowed 19 equal guitars, giant tongue drum in 19 edo, and Morpheus Wing in 19 edo.

a fall morning (a music video)

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

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It starts foggy and a little while with sky until clouds appear – Soniccouture xbow guitar samples played on a Linnstrument in 19 notes per octave tuning

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19 edo Hex Fuzz Demonstration

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

img_2142-crop Picture by Chris Vaisvil


One Happy Spider (who caught a cicada) is an extended 19 edo guitar improvisation presented in 2 formats for you to compare.

This version is with a “hex fuzz” – distortion added to each string separately which eliminates the cross-string modulation artifacts that occurs when using a conventional guitar pickup and pedal. This was accomplished by using a GK-3 hex pickup on my 19 edo guitar and running it through my Boss GP-10 which has a “poly” (read hex) distortion setting.


This version includes the normal pickup signal run through Guitar Rig in parallel with the hex fuzz version. This is probably the version you want to download if you only want one and are not interested in the comparison.