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Downloadable Gruta Version

Here’s the nice downloadable mp3 version of that Gruta performance. FYI, here’s the full set of tunes I presented.

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Original BBC MUPROC

Finally … this is the ORIGINAL!!!! Made with the MUPROC (Music Processor) a simple 4 track sequencer (“DAW”) for the BBC Micro that just drove its internal soundchip (the TI SN76489) . Probably sometime around 1986 / 1987. (This video … Continue reading

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Fairground (Alternative Ending)

Another late 80s version of the tune. (BBC Micro, Music 5000, AMPLE programming language). More or less the same as the Fairground but with an alternative ending.

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I HATE Sublime Loop!

I’ll never be free of it. Sometimes I just want to punch it!

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Lost in Wonder (Arpeggiated Mix)

Another find on an old tape. Nice return of the FM panpipe arpeggios.

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Dubbed in Wonder

Wow! Didn’t remember this one at all. It’s a reggaefied Sublime Loop from the mid 90s. Possibly the original recording of that MIDI file I rendered earlier (on SoundCloud, now see end of this post). Nice. Actually, here’s the MIDI … Continue reading

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World Flowers

A dancier version of the loop from around 1993. I think I was trying to make this more of a piano-rave tune but somehow it spirals off into soaring melodic insanity. It was sequenced (and there’s a real drum machine … Continue reading

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WaveFlavours

I’ve been playing with a new, simple form of synthesis that I call WaveFlavours. It basically involves starting with a couple of wave-tables and gradually swapping sample points between them, inverting and reversing the tables and other slow modifications. I … Continue reading

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Rockier Sublime

I’m kind of embarrassed to put this one up. But I decided to be (fairly) completist about this project. This is soon after I got my Kawai K1 and 4-track tape. It’s me playing and I’m excruciatingly out of time. … Continue reading

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Victoriana (Fairground) vs. Lost in Wonder 2009

One thing I’m noticing, listening to some of these old tracks, is how much more musically ambitious and “sophisticated” I was as an 18 year old with primitive equipment than I am now. This variation on the Victoriana took the … Continue reading

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