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Messages - Dave Michuda

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Hahaha!  Good idea Forrest!  Maybe someday I'll stick my Go Pro in there.

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / I love this album
« on: Yesterday at 02:43:49 PM »
One of my favorite albums so far this year is The Race For Space by Public Service Broadcasting.  And the best cut on it is Go!  Take a listen...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHIo6qwJarI

PSB is a duo that combines electronic-ish music with spoken-word passages from old public-service messages, filmstrips, newscasts, etc.  On The Race For Space, they also incorporate NASA communications with the astronauts & mission control.  For a geek like me who loves music and anything NASA it's a perfect marriage.  I really enjoyed their first album but this one is on another level.

I can't recommend this one enough.  Here's a few more links...

http://open.spotify.com/album/65KwtzkJXw7oT819NFWmEP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY-kAnvOY80

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLN4mC26KDk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjUpxRaNi5k

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Anthony,

Excellent!   :D

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 26, 2015, 06:19:29 PM »
Very nice, Pete!

I loved playing it for my son as he has a bunch of native instruments plugins and has just recently discovered vocoder fx.

Well done!

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 21, 2015, 09:18:04 AM »
dirk serries - streams of consciousness  - I love me some ambient guitar!  This is excellent.  https://tonefloatikon.bandcamp.com/album/streams-of-consciousness-152401

Nathan Amundson - Western Songs - This is a very simple recording and that's why I like it.  It's basically one guitar strummed & improvised with a fair amount of echo.  Amundson describes it this way - " late night instrumental guitar jams evoking the vast, arid landscape surrounding his home state of Colorado."  Yup!   https://rivulets.bandcamp.com/album/western-songs

Robert Fripp - Glass & Breath  -  An un-Fripp-like minimalist recording of bell type sounds.  A nice free release from DGM.  http://www.dgmlive.com/archive.htm?artist=14&show=1167

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 21, 2015, 09:05:02 AM »
Very nice!  I'd love to somehow incorporate these different versions into a mix eventually.

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 19, 2015, 05:31:19 AM »
Here the embed of Forrest's track:




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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 18, 2015, 09:22:39 PM »
Excellent Forrest!!

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 18, 2015, 05:07:58 PM »
 :) :) :)

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 17, 2015, 06:36:48 PM »
The original track is now available for download.  It's only an mp3 cuz that's what it was originally recorded as.  Have at it.

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 17, 2015, 07:05:17 AM »
The extent of my musical abilities is slowing down sounds or falling asleep with my head on my son's keyboard.  So if anyone wants to grab the track and mess with it, please go right ahead! 

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 17, 2015, 06:59:47 AM »
 ;D

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Everything and Nothing / Frippertronics on Midnight Special 1979
« on: February 16, 2015, 07:04:55 AM »
This clip brings back memories of seeing Fripp play at a Peaches record store in 1979...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2wGj73hjTc

Fripp - "Thank you very much Rick James." 

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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Dishwasher drone
« on: February 16, 2015, 06:51:47 AM »
Good idea!  Here's the original recording...




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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Dishwasher drone
« on: February 15, 2015, 02:43:14 PM »



This is as close as I will come to making ambient music(or any music for that matter). 

My dishwasher was making weird noises the other day, kind of sounded like some alien playing a didgeridoo was trapped inside.  So I recorded it and then processed it using Paul's Extreme Sound Stretch.  And whaddya know it actually sounds pretty good.

The only other ambient track I ever made was about 30 years ago so I guess that means my next track will be released when I'm in my 80s.

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Everything and Nothing / two sad tape recorders
« on: February 15, 2015, 06:18:16 AM »

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 04, 2015, 07:46:31 PM »
Ultimae Artists - ENFOLD 01
Spheruleus - Chronota
Janek Schaefer - Unfolding Luxury beyond the City of Dreams
Loren Nerell - Indonesian Soundscapes

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 24, 2015, 03:08:36 PM »
Deep into Justin Vernon's universe right now...

DeYarmond Edison - Silent Signs (2005)  - Vernon's first band, very good folk, Americana sound.  From the ashes of this band would rise Bon Iver, Megafaun & Field Report.

Amateur Love - It's All Aquatic (2003 - re-released in 2012) - This album is from his friend & fellow Wisconsin resident, Josh Scott.  The main reason Justin Vernon formed his own record label was so he could re-release this album.  Excellent straight forward indie rock.  Josh Scott is said to be working with Vernon on a new record as Aero Flynn.

Megafaun - Bury the Square (2008)  -  Three members from DeYarmond Edison went on to form Megafaun based in North Carolina, actually 2 of them were also in Amateur Love as well.  Good folk/psych music, definitely more psych than Vernon's music.

S. Carey - All We Grow  -  Sean Carey is the plays piano & drums for Bon Iver and is a fellow Wisconsonite.  I've been playing this in preparation for an intimate show he is playing tonight a couple miles from my home.

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 21, 2015, 07:39:52 PM »
Chris,  thanks for the heads up on that Spheruleus album.  I got Harry's email about it but never got around to listening.  Just bought & downloaded.

Other spins...
Janek Schaefer - Unfolding Luxury beyond the City of Dreams  https://dekorder.bandcamp.com/album/unfolding-luxury-beyond-the-city-of-dreams
Porya Hatami - Shallow   http://noise.poryahatami.com/album/shallow

non-ambient:
The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World  -  Another excellent release from these guys.  Can't wait to see them in March.


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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 15, 2015, 08:14:16 PM »
I just picked up three Bandcamp releases from Man Watching the Stars.  Excellent violin based ambient.

Man Watching the Stars - Dusk
Man Watching the Stars - Qoheleth
offthesky & Man Watching the Stars - Afar- Farewell

Find them all here... https://manwatchingthestars.bandcamp.com/

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