Posts tagged: 2018. There are 6 of them.

Sketch#4 (Wave Valleys)

Sketch#4 (Wave Valleys)

I’d been wanting to add a second voice to my tabeltop set up in the form of a synth that could cover a lot of different jobs. The Korg Volca FM seemed like a no-brainer: polyphonic, built in …

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Sketch#3 (Tape and Tensor)

Sketch#3 (Tape and Tensor)

Starting with a 5 second cassette tape loop recorded into the Red Panda Tensor. Pitching down the Tensor’s sample made for the soundbed. The TR-08 bopping a beat and sending a trigger out to the …

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Sketch#2 (Swing Low, My Sweet)

Sketch#2 (Swing Low, My Sweet)

I’ve got the EHX 8-Step controlling the Count to Five on some of the Mother 32 notes which is making for an unpredictable delay. The more things I can automate in the background the better. No, I …

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Sketch#1 (Source Materials)

Sketch#1 (Source Materials)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZVZgzzRgRk This is sort of an everything at once jam. For better or worse it’s busy and a bit all over the map. I am considering this as Source Materials; a …

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Motorpranks

Motorpranks

Between 2012-2016 I recorded a batch of Guided By Voices covers. A lot of these were done as a tool to teach myself how to play drums, and doing covers is a great way to take a break from the usual …

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Mike Downey Tape: Open World Avalanche

Mike Downey Tape: Open World Avalanche

Finally. I have been pysching myself out on this thing. I battled through some bouts of uncertainty but when I felt inspiration it was intense and plentiful. Here’s the result of a real up and …

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