What do you sound like on Nu-ILX?

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Pretty! Mind if I sample any of that and use it for other stuff?

DJI, Thursday, 25 April 2019 02:29 (five months ago) link

please do!

lumen (esby), Thursday, 25 April 2019 04:04 (five months ago) link

really nice, esby

change display name (Jordan), Thursday, 25 April 2019 16:37 (five months ago) link

my bandcamp was getting out of hand, so streamlined my it over the weekend. now the singles and non-long playing stuff have their own artist listings:

austinato*singles

the proper austinato artist page is still there; less massive now though.

[url=https://austinatosingles.bandcamp.com/album/second-wind-for-jamie]this is the latest thing; was posted yesterday.[url]

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Monday, 6 May 2019 16:27 (five months ago) link

whoops. you get the idea.

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Monday, 6 May 2019 16:27 (five months ago) link

four weeks pass...

I think I (with former (?) ILXor ESOJ have written a bit of a non-standard pop hit, and a really nice video was made for it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfvdGNWSvJI

S-, Monday, 3 June 2019 04:48 (four months ago) link

Lovely stuff!

paolo, Monday, 3 June 2019 17:40 (four months ago) link

S-, that is indeed a very beautiful thing you have done there!

new release from me: 'brooke's theme.'

also, i've been posting covers and oddball stuff on my soundcloud. apparently i do prince-sampling happy mondays covers now.. i'm actually pretty okay with this.

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Saturday, 15 June 2019 16:18 (four months ago) link

Thank you very much paolo and Austin!

There's a whole album now!

https://constantlight.bandcamp.com/album/approach

S-, Sunday, 16 June 2019 05:11 (four months ago) link

I don't visit this thread as often as I should, but just listening to the Constant Light album now and it rules.

emil.y, Tuesday, 18 June 2019 16:08 (four months ago) link

two weeks pass...

really lovely stuff, austin!

the 4th track was playing out of my crappy laptop speakers (sorry!) and for a second i thought i was listening to cleaners to venus!

i will never make a typo ever again (Karl Malone), Friday, 5 July 2019 02:39 (three months ago) link

you are a saint for listening!

thank you for the feedback — i am always simultaneously embarrassed and honored when my music gets compared to, like, actual music. i have never heard of cleaners from venus before; a quick google tells me that i have some investigating to do this weekend. double thanks!

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Friday, 5 July 2019 18:02 (three months ago) link

Some new weird stuff from me:

HEP LAD - EP LAD H

EZ Snappin, Friday, 5 July 2019 20:13 (three months ago) link

Cool stuff, guys! I've been working on a bunch of electronic tracks, just need to master a bunch of stuff before putting it out as Balboa Park.

esby - I made a trip-hop version of your track that I'm pretty into, but I'm waiting on my cousin to finish some rapping for it, for which I have high hopes.

I've been having a blast with Max4Live MIDI LFOs in Live, attaching them to all sorts of stuff. My latest fave is attaching a random LFO to an arpeggiator Type parameter, so that the arp type changes every couple of bars. This makes for some neat, ever-changing apreggiations.

DJI, Monday, 8 July 2019 18:28 (three months ago) link

New recording of a classical guitar duo I wrote last year. The two guitars are in different tunings and mostly play harmonics, with some investigation of the acoustic effects you can get from slightly detuned pitches:
https://sund4rsubramanian.bandcamp.com/track/warp

4=a

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Friday, 19 July 2019 16:47 (three months ago) link

I like that one, I love harmonics and muted string scratches. Also, you probably don't want to hear that it would make good horror soundtrack music (to the laymen's ears).

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 19 July 2019 20:12 (three months ago) link

I take that as a compliment, actually. I like a lot of horror film scores.

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Friday, 19 July 2019 21:42 (three months ago) link

So thanks!

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Friday, 19 July 2019 21:42 (three months ago) link

Horror soundtracks are the greatest!!

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Friday, 19 July 2019 21:54 (three months ago) link

Ok cool, I just assumed that anyone ensconced in the world of 12 tone/new music/etc would be sick of people hearing their compositions as dissonant horror movie music :)

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 19 July 2019 22:12 (three months ago) link

good enough for colin stetson!

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Friday, 19 July 2019 22:12 (three months ago) link

:)
i think horror music is the best. i even started a thread about it! horror soundtracks

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Friday, 19 July 2019 22:14 (three months ago) link

Ha, there was a new person at orchestral rehearsal tonight who I'm suspecting is not that used to playing new music. At the end, she commented that "it sounded a bit like a horror movie soundtrack". I asked "the last piece?" She replied "all of them".

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Sunday, 21 July 2019 02:43 (two months ago) link

Sund4r, I love that stuff. It reminds me of some of that really odd "American primitive" stuff from the late 70s. There was an album by Peter Finger that I recall having a lot of that really sparse harmonic exploration in it. I have no idea about the logistics of that stuff, but I absolutely love the tonality of it. I don't think of it as "horror film" music (probably because I don't watch many films and never have); more like "overcast sky" music — which is a mood I like very much.

As for me, everything else is gone, but don't worry.

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Tuesday, 23 July 2019 15:40 (two months ago) link

wow Peter Finger has got to be one of the grossest names I've heard in a while

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Tuesday, 23 July 2019 15:47 (two months ago) link

Oh wow, thanks. Glad people are enjoying it. I love a lot of American Primitive guitar so that connection is cool. Don't know Peter Finger, though, so thanks for the link.

Although I can be very affected by instrumental music, what I get from it often has to do with abstract sensations and images, not necessarily something that I can associate directly with specific and concrete irl experiences, unless, of course, I have been listening to something for a long time, when I do connect the music to memories. I'm happy to see listeners make connections to moods or scenarios that mean something to them.

I just listened to "don't worry" and enjoyed it. Pleasant mood and grooves, nice guitar tones.

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Tuesday, 23 July 2019 17:06 (two months ago) link

I just listened to "don't worry" and enjoyed it.

You are an absolute model human being and I owe you something significant.🤟

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Tuesday, 23 July 2019 20:18 (two months ago) link

doing the soundtrack for another exhibition tonight, this one is titled "The Aesthetics Of Decay." I don't know if I'm going to do another collaboration like this again - they're a wonderful bunch but their vision is a lot darker and bleaker than the music I want to be making. But I'm really happy with how this has turned out - it would have been really easy and obvious to make a Ben Frost/Tim Hecker rip-off, but instead I've made 24 minutes of spacious ambient music that sounds like this.

boxedjoy, Friday, 26 July 2019 12:17 (two months ago) link

That sounds cool, love all the bell tones and delays, and that it's not all drones and pads.

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 26 July 2019 15:39 (two months ago) link

Catching up: I enjoyed that, boxedjoy! I expect I will listen again.

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Monday, 12 August 2019 00:53 (two months ago) link

thank you very much for your kind words!

boxedjoy, Tuesday, 13 August 2019 09:37 (two months ago) link

This is really good boxedjoy

paolo, Friday, 23 August 2019 09:50 (one month ago) link

The album that I wrapped back in January is finally out today :)

https://astralplanerecordings.bandcamp.com/album/seven-spheres

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 23 August 2019 16:17 (one month ago) link

SPOILER ALERT: it bangs

brigadier pudding (DJP), Friday, 23 August 2019 16:18 (one month ago) link

Jordan made it, of course it does!! No spoilers there :)

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Friday, 23 August 2019 16:21 (one month ago) link

fair

brigadier pudding (DJP), Friday, 23 August 2019 16:26 (one month ago) link

enjoying it at my desk right now! the chair of another department asked me if i was having a party :)

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Friday, 23 August 2019 16:32 (one month ago) link

:)))))

change display name (Jordan), Friday, 23 August 2019 17:19 (one month ago) link

Finally done with this monster:

https://thesnickersonbrothers.bandcamp.com/album/peaches-n-sour-cream

goofy folk/garage/jangle pop with some noisy rock n' roll bangers thrown in

Conceptualize Wyverns (latebloomer), Sunday, 25 August 2019 03:35 (one month ago) link

a little bit of me jamming out here (insta page also has me doing some acoustic stuff)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Fvgi7BEpd/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

longtime caller, first time listener (man alive), Thursday, 29 August 2019 14:20 (one month ago) link

Nice

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Thursday, 29 August 2019 14:56 (one month ago) link

i recorded a little melodic doodle of me singing + playing drums because i wanted to hear what i sounded like singing and playing at the same time. definitely borrowed melodies from alex chilton & neil young so i named it accordingly https://soundcloud.com/marshmallowy/outofthepool

idk i am posting because i was afraid to, which was a sign to me that i should do it?

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Monday, 2 September 2019 20:41 (one month ago) link

i listened and i think it sounds great!

Vape Store (crüt), Monday, 2 September 2019 20:45 (one month ago) link

thank you crüt! <3

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Monday, 2 September 2019 20:49 (one month ago) link

Honestly idk what I sound like — I’ve been playing for 6 years. I think I can do a few things maybe surprisingly well and other things not at all. My general musical experience has not prepared me to self-assess; based on my life experience, its sort of like language development when it’s at the intermediate stage. I need to practice with other people to stretch and build vocabulary and fluency. That I’m aware of. Beyond that, I’m unable to assess.

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Monday, 2 September 2019 21:49 (one month ago) link

three weeks pass...

I’ve uploaded audio and video recordings of a guitar festival performance from August. This is pretty close to the version of the piece I’m completing a studio recording of for an album I hope to release next year.

Audio: https://soundcloud.com/sund4r-subramanian/shimmer-live

Video: https://youtu.be/W3q549A2dYE

4=a

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Friday, 27 September 2019 18:57 (three weeks ago) link

working on the next long player. have a few songs so far, but this is my favorite so far.

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Friday, 27 September 2019 20:38 (three weeks ago) link


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