Tag Archives: loops

GaGeAsSeBr

GaGeAsSeBr – Gallium

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Title: Gallium
Artist: GaGeAsSeBr
Album: GaGeAsSeBr
Date: 2001

Finely wrapping up the GaGeAsSeBr release…
This one was kind of a slap in the face to every thing I thought I knew. I wanted to take production in a very conscious different direction, and of course keep it loop-based so I could pull it off live. The live shows never happened, as I made the GaGeAsSeBr tracks in a bout a week or a month or some other sort of ADD timeline and moved on. Big synths (as big as I could get out of Buzz at the time)…these pieces are like little love-letters to Buzz itself.
The radio will return folks – this project might be coming to a close but I aint giving up the Morning Groove.
Download: gageassebr1 (right click and choose ‘save as’)

Every Early Experiment

Noggin – Au Cafe

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Title: Au Cafe
Artist: Noggin
Album: Every Early Experiment
Date: 1997

This is one of my earliest attempts at deep house. Samples ripped from all sorts of various sources, most notably a French Canadian girl I found on irc to lend her vocals (where you at “Lady”?).
I always really liked this song, and it was kind of hard to pull off live, as half the keyboard was devoted to loops and the other half was me playing the string section live. All the jerks who I used to play live with who had serious superiority conflicts cause they used ‘real’ samplers hated this. Yea well guess what your ‘noise jams’ weren’t even that noisy and they were more like suck-fests…at least I could tell that they had no grasp over the equipment and were just making that crap to get a cool pass. Here comes my 15 year old ass like ‘hey guys check out this house track i made’ and all i get is ‘house!?! what a loser’. Small town life, what can you say?
Still a favorite. Forget the haters.
Download: Noggin – 10 Au Cafe (Vers1-early Experiment) (right click and choose ‘save as’)

Phase

Noggin – Jersey Reds

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Title: Jersey Reds
Artist: Noggin
Album: Phase
Date: 1998

An early foray into breakbeat acid via a classic sample you’ve heard in such places as Chemical Brothers B-sides.
It’s all Buzz here with the classic Jeskola Bass2 -> Jeskola NiNja Delay combo in full, s/h effect.
Dedicating this one to the first people I met from New Jersey, some cool girls participating in the national video competition in Kansas City (we got 5th). Never forget that lost correspondence – “hey noggin, nice meeting you. i want to hear what texas techno sounds like”.
Named after a sweet trickshot from virtual pool.
Download: Noggin – 02 Jersey Reds (right click and choose ‘save as’)

Every Early Experiment

Noggin – Havana (version 2)

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Title: Havana (version 2)
Artist: Noggin
Album: Every Early Experiment
Date: 1997

Trippier, more sunday vibe remix of this track.
This is all s20 again, with samples made in TS-404 and also I believe that acid line is just ripped straight out of some mod I used to jam. All live. Yes that’s a nin reference at the beginning.
Download: Noggin-05-Havana2-Early-Experiment.mp3 (right click and choose ‘save as’)

GaGeAsSeBr

GaGeAsSeBr – Germanium

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Title: Germanium
Artist: GaGeAsSeBr
Album: GaGeAsSeBr
Date: 2001

Track 2 from the GaGeAsSeBr suite. Loop based epic buzzing for your sittin’-around-on-a-monday pleasure.
Download: gageassebr2 (right click and choose ‘save as’)

unrequieted

Noggin – Hole in your soul

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Title: Hole in your soul
Artist: Noggin
Album: unrequieted
Date: 1998

Aaaah….nice sunday track here. This is one of my first forays into straight up loop sampling. God bless the akai s-20. I had to fill some nasty old tape on a reel I was trying to finish off, so I busted out my old trusty and tried to immortalise these tracks which would otherwise would be stuck in the late 90’s Bryan Texas garage rock scene.
A lot of samples from this time period (high school) I’ve noticed come from the tv. The lead vocal in this is definitely from some celebrity game show like 20,000 pyramid or something. Others from random infomercials. Strings from a bargain bin classical cd I got at circuit city to think my 15 year old ass was cultured or something.
Who is going to spot the oasis sample?
Download: holesoul20110530 (right click and choose ‘save as’)

Dirty Tape demos

RedHouseGreenHouse – Untitled 15

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Title: Untitled 15
Artist: RedHouseGreenHouse
Album: Dirty Tape Demos
Date: 2010

More EPS noodlings from the Red House studio. This one features a break from a Violent Femmes record I picked up for like 25 cents from the Red Door. Jealousy ensued over that record but whatever it’s ok, and it def had this one great break on it. Dig how the sample interpolation just destroys the sound.
Download: Noggin Etc – 15 – Track15 (right click and choose ‘save as’)

Every Early Experiment

Noggin – Havana (version 1)

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Title: Havana (version 1)
Artist: CNCTR aka Noggin
Album: Every Early Experiment
Date: 1997

DIRTY BREAKS JAH
Along the same lines as the GaGeAsSeBr things, my live sets had to consist of looped phrases that I played back on the fly….this is pre-tempo sync too folks to it’s all flowing straight from the fingers (I actually prefer this). Anyway this is a banger I threw together for no other purpose than to have pure dirt coming out the speakers when I played live.
Named Havana cause somehow I was really into Cuban cigars when I was in high school.
This is pretty much all S-20 played live with loops from different things, namely TS-404 which was a pretty great pre-vst softsynth groovebox thing.
Download: Noggin – 04 Havana1 (Early Experiment) (right click and choose ‘save as’)

GaGeAsSeBr

GaGeAsSeBr – Selenium

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Title: Selenium
Artist: GaGeAsSeBr
Album: GaGeAsSeBr
Date: 2001

Gageassebr goes dub in this one. Deep sine bass and tricked out atmospherics + slow synth creepings.
Buzz of course.
Download: gageassebr4 (right click and choose ‘save as’)

GaGeAsSeBr

GaGeAsSeBr – Bromine

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Title: Bromine
Artist: GaGeAsSeBr
Album: GaGeAsSeBr
Date: 2001

More Buzz pattern looping madness. This was the closing track for the GaGeAsSeBr EP, if you don’t count the secret track. This one involved a lot of experimental techniques (experimental to me, at the time). Lots of compression, lots of synthesis, formant filtering, slap bass, vocoder, you name it.
Download: gageassebr5 (right click and choose ‘save as’)