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audio Bellando

801 downloads

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I wrote this around 1998 to accompany a series of images that were presented as a slide show. 

audio Deep Wood

897 downloads

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A lovely little romp through the sunlit trees. Beautiful wildflowers all around, a gentle brook of clear running water. Fall asleep in cool grass, then dream of forest fairies that sing to you and lull you away into a land of rainbows and astral delights. Yech, that’s a little too sappy, even for me.

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audio Devoid of Time

1282 downloads

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This song was probably influenced by my playing too much Diablo near the turn of the millenium. Diablo was an addicting game where the task was to slaughter lots and lots of demonic appearing monsters. It had a haunting soundtrack that enhanced the game very much. I slayed many a pixel beast in those digital underworlds, but after a long gaming session I kept seeing little animated monsters in my head when I closed my eyes. I think some of those little pixel demons are still crawling around in my mind, but they hide well enough that I don’t see them most of the time…

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audio Dit Dit

1535 downloads

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This isn’t really a song, but more of a fun effect using an autopan. If you listen to this with headphones over and over with your eyes closed and the playback set to “looped” you might feel as though you’ve touched your toes in the astral plane. Well, it works for me.

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audio Fen Devil

1439 downloads

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If this were to be formally classified it might be considered “cheesy jazz.” Then again there are parts of it (a note or two) that kind of stick.

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audio Flow

2062 downloads

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I originally wrote this song using a program called Music Shop on a Commodore 64 when I was about 17. Working with a C64 was great, but the SID sound chip could only produce 3 different sounds at a time, so the musical ideas had to be somewhat simplified. I eventually made this mix of it using an Alesis QuadraSynth S4, which has lots of 90s-sounding symphonic patches. I tried to make patches that were reminiscent of the original C64 SID chip sounds, and I got fairly close. Of course it’s moot because I’m the only one who knows what the original SID sound patches sound like.

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audio Jarach

1748 downloads

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Just a little dramatic snippet. I’m not sure why, but I can imagine this used in a commercial for a dirty toothbrush. Twisted bristles with gooey bacterial slime on them. “Isn’t it time you bought a new toothbrush?”

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audio Mind Lander

1683 downloads

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Why is this called “mind lander”? I couldn’t tell you, but the song snippet makes me think of part of an action sequence of a 1970s B-Movie. Too bad I lost my market. I might have been able to make some money with this.

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audio Snowlines

1990 downloads

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This one makes heavy use of some unaltered Morpheus patches. I think I was exploring some of the sounds of the Morpheus at the time to see what I might do with it. I think I bought the Morpheus from E-MU (now owned by Creative) for around $300. Such fun for a song.

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audio Var Droole

1080 downloads

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Another peculiar name, “Var Droole”. When I hear it now I think of all of the poor little bugs and arachnids in the world that have been flushed down the toilet. It’s kind of a dizzying feeling theme. Not too interesting by itself, but maybe better with some cool CG of swirling, turbulent toilet water? Hmm. Maybe I should take my early work more seriously.

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