Re: [LAU] [Music] Two little tracks

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Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 1:58 pm

On 06.08.2013 15:35, Alf Haakon Lund wrote:

Hi Alf,

thanks for your comments. These two tracks definitely lack in
arrangement. I find in electronic music (even more so than in, let's
say, the traditional pop song format) there's two "poles":

- Repetitiveness: This is where electronic music becomes meditation.
This is especially true for music made for particular settings

- Surprise: And with this come all the traditional ingredients of what
makes a good song aside from a catchy hook.

When playing with a tracker or sequencer it is easy to get "caught in
the loop" and more often than not I find myself caught on the repetitive
side. Definitely in these two tracks it's the same thing. Whence at
least has _some_ harmonic movement going (the short interlude of A minor
between the longer D minor parts).

When playing jazz or samba/bossa nova with a band (I play guitar, too)
it's much easier to get some movement going than in sequenced music.
Maybe it's also just a workflow issue. I'm working on it :D

Have fun,
Flo
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[LAU] [Music] Two little tracks, Florian Paul Schmidt, (Mon Aug 5, 3:47 pm)
Re: [LAU] [Music] Two little tracks, Carlos sanchiavedraz, (Mon Aug 12, 1:18 pm)
Re: [LAU] [Music] Two little tracks, Alf Haakon Lund, (Tue Aug 6, 1:36 pm)
Re: [LAU] [Music] Two little tracks, Florian Paul Schmidt, (Tue Aug 6, 1:58 pm)