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Some collaborations on the Junto challenge Week 3, additions around my tracks.

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Hi, after my tracks submitted last week to the 430th junto challenge, here what people did with those tracks on the 431st junto:

by K Joule

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by Benn DeMole

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by calmnesia

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by Willfried Hanrath

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Some collaborations on the Junto challenge Week 2, adding to other people’s track.

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Hi, after some fellas  submitted tracks to last week to the 429th junto challenge, I made some contributions for the 430th junto:

a little solo electric guitar ebow impro over a track by @nonwrestler from last week.

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another little solo electric guitar ebow impro over @winterer from last week.

 

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And added a solo electric bass impro, (then cleaned up an replayed) over @howthenightcame drums from last week.

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New single released: Fretless Wake Up Call

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New experimental-instrumental single released today:

Fretless Wake Up Call

(experimental fretless bass)

 

Choose your service (download or streaming): https://ffm.to/d6moddp

This is your fretless bass alarm clock. Best way in town for a happy, glorious wake up.

8 tracks of fretless bass guitar recorded on Friday 24th 2017 between 15h and 17h.
Alarm clocks and bells from my vaults.
Love,
DD

 

 

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Sleeping Waking (Ambiguo Japones) (instrumental music for Haiku)

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Repetitive acoustic, proto-naive.
Composed and performed by DD some years ago, reworkesd and remixed March 20th 2020.

All real acoustic instruments.
Acoustic guitars
Bombo legüero
Melodica
Accordina
Glockenspiel
Charango
Upright Bass

Music for this haiku:

“sleeping, waking
the emptiness
of my mosquito net”

poem by Fukuda Chiyo-ni
photo by Helen Ngoc

 

 

 

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Some collaborations on the Junto challenge Week 1, around my Telecaster instrumental track.

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Hi, after my track submitted last week to the 429th junto challenge:

 

 

 

a solo Fender Telecaster track, some fellas recorded a second part for a virtual duet, here the resulting tracks:

 

 

I’m honoured to have these people for all around the globe taking time to improve my track. Thanks for listening, cheers

dd

 

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Some experimentations for the Junto challenge, Winter 2020

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Some tracks , experimentations and essays I contributed to the weekly junto challenges during January, February and March 2020:

 

let’s call this a mess, a collage or an impromtu montage.
It was fun.

Members of the choir, in order of appearance:

@zeromeaning
Analog
@analoc
@vonna-wolf
@bassling-1
@Northwoods
@Howthenightcame
@ikjoyce
@michel-banabila
@paulchristophrose
Myself

I added orchestral percussions and several synths

Challenge:
Create a piece of choral music from the provided samples. You are encouraged to make music that feels “human,” that feels like it is simply a lot of people singing at once. However, of course, the end result is up to you; you can and should mix, mash, and create as you please.


Twenty steps to the moon.
I usually take the assignment quite seriously, the challenge is the main point for me.
So excuse me to take a free interpretation this week.
The “theme” comes from the upcoming [20+20](www.instagram.com/20x20_project/) mini album I did for @audio-obscura-music ‘s netlabel. I used a rejected variation (the 21st one) from the 20 variations, 20 seconds each, I recorded
I expanded it using a project I’ve been working on these past few days, whose working title coincidentally was “Lunar Soundscape”. I used the 20 sec tracks and the Lunar tracks (not in the same key or tempo, but nobody cares, right?) and combined and moved them all to make this 2 minute lunar vignette.
You’ll hear:
Synthesizers
Ronroco
Fretless Bass
Music Box
Muted upright piano

Photo courtesy of @NASA

Disquiet Junto Project 0420: Luna Tick
The Assignment: Make music that proceeds according to the phases of the moon, in celebration of Lunar New Year.


Upright piano, synthesizers.
Recorded @ Paris and Buenos Aires over the years…
Created for:
**Disquiet Junto Project 0428: Urban Moss**
*Step 1: Consider how many concert posters have spent time on an old telephone pole before being torn down or succumbing to the elements. Think about the wear on the wood, the rust on the vestigial staples, as time has passed.
*Step 2: Record a short piece of music that pays tribute to the accumulated echoes of past concerts promoted here over the years.*


 

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New single released: Copernicus’ Bad Idea (featuring Miguel Yanover)

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New experimental-instrumental single released today:

Copernicus’ Bad Idea

(experimental fusion)

 

 

Choose your service (download or streaming): https://awal.lnk.to/G9WQ9V43

 

-The beat is 7/4 with a weird “drum kit” consisted of Argentina’s Bombo Leguero ad finger snaps.
-There’s no clear melody but instead some melodic fragments that never quite repeat and develop but make a “mantra” like melodic pastiche that, well, sticks to you.
-Structure is also quite weird, particularly if you follow the melodies.
-Instrumentation is ridiculous:

Ukulele Bass (Kala U-Bass)
Two Ukuleles
Marimba
Tongue Drum
Harmonica
Lead analog synth
Balafon (x2)

Special guest Miguel Yanover: Soprano sax.

 

Photo by Lena Bell

 

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New EP released: Naïf-Naïve (simple electro-acoustic)

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New EP Naïf-Naïve

https://awal.lnk.to/OsHp8uxC

Weird times, simple music: quite optimistic and understated instrumentals on this one, electro-acoustic, simple, sensitive…

 

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Instruments used

piano
upright basses
cello
Acoustic piano
accordina
electric  bass
fretless bass
synthesizers  (Micro Korg, Z3Ta, AAS, Vintage Keys).
crystal bowls
voices
electric piano

 

 

 

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Rain + Sound + Night (Three Thirty Eight AM) (instrumental music for Haiku)

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Composed and performed by DD in Paris , France.
Electric pianos (Rhodes) , Upright acoustic piano, synthesizers.

Published by Sonoton Gmbh (contact Sonoton for any license/sync)

For this haiku:

The rain begins to fall,
sounding like my heartbeat
of the nigh

Poem by Sumitaku Kenshin
Photo by Nick Nice

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New single released: El Destino (charango instrumental)

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New charango track featuring Miguel Yanover (recorder/flauta dulce)

 

Choose your service (download or streaming): https://awal.lnk.to/NkjaxMmV

 

Instruments I played, in order of appearance:
 

Charango
Acoustic bass guitar
Synthesizer
Bombo legüero
Pezuñas
Marimba/Tongue Drum

 

Composed and performed by DD, Paris, October 2019
 

Photo by DD, Asturias, Spain, 2016

 

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