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My old German upright piano, some recordings from the vault.

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Two remixed compositions I recreated a while ago using some DAT mono recordings of my old upright piano, the one that shared my life for many years, now gone. First a disquiet junto track: Upright piano (recorded in Buenos Aires direct to DAT) Synth arpeggiators (Microkorg) Multiple bowed upright basses (recorded in Paris). Samples (viola+violin) […]

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Author Malka Older reading her own short story, “The Divided,” music design by DD (part 1/9)

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Author Malka Older ( Infomocracy , Ninth Step Station , Orphan Black: The Next Chapter ) reading her own short story, “The Divided,” Music and sound design for Part 1 out of 9. Voice converted to midi triggering samples. Tape delay infinite decay. Some sound design with a Matrix12 and crystal bowls. performed by DD […]

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National Anthem of Mordor (instrumental experimental)

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Created for the 392nd weekly Disquiet Junto project — Another Country / The Assignment: Compose the national anthem for a fictional country. This is National Anthem of Mordor (official version) Composed and performed by DD: All sorts of bowed upright basses, playing notes, noises, cries and effects. Bamboo drums. Guests: Hermy Wolf and Lisa Z(tortured […]

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Two tracks from the original soundtrack to “Soudain l’été dernier” play.

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Created (remix and edits, some new tracks recored) for recent disquiet junto challenges, this comes from the vault of used and unused music for the theatre play “Suddenly last summer” by Tennessee Williams (french version by Réné Loyon) Composed and performed by DD 7 tracks of bowed upright basses (Paris , France November 2010) Acoustic […]

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Some experimentations for the Junto challenge, May-June 2019

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Bagatelle numero 1 et variations (disquiet0380) I had the theme and 10 variations, 11 tracks total to recycle. I ended up sharing 3 of those in the past: the main theme for guitar and piano (Daniel-diaz – Bagatelle-numero-1) And two trumpet led variations : rhodes, trumpet and electronica(danieldiaz.bandcamp.com/track/bagatelle-numero-11) and trumpets and brass section( open.spotify.com/track/5j5wzAFNnW…RYTAOZW_LZFhNwsw) For […]

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Two acoustic-experimental April tracks

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Created for: Disquiet Junto Project 0377: Algorithms Assemble Step 1: Define a scale of 8 notes (or sounds). Step 2: Create a melody with 4 notes from the scale resulting from Step 1. Step 3: Replace note 2 in the melodic sequence from Step 2 with an unused note (selected deterministically or randomly). Then do […]

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Copernicus’ Bad Idea (experimental instrumental)

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Challenge: Compose a work of music for sentient beings elsewhere in the universe. “Science is Copernican, but society remains Ptolemaic.” This is on more step in a research I’ve been into lately: creating music that have that “pop” catchiness and charm that stick with you, but avoiding some of the “pop” song formulas: typical pop […]

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Valentine’s Bowl (Tibetan bowls soundscape)

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Ambient track performed exclusively on Tibetan Bowls. I used the two sound you make with this thing, _Tap_ that’s a “hit” on the edge of the bowl with the fat wood stick/mallet and a _Rub_ drone turning the stick around the bowl’s edges. Then I just pitched up and down to several different notes and […]

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Ambient track inspired by the idea of “concrete wallpaper music”

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  Disquiet Junto Project 0371 Concrete Ambience The Assignment: What could concrete wallpaper music sound like? Step 1: Consider the concept of wallpaper music. Step 2: Consider wallpaper designed to look like concrete. Step 3: Consider what concrete wallpaper music might sound like. Step 4: Record concrete wallpaper music. I decided that concrete wallpaper music […]

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Aux Compositeurs Barbares (instrumental rock) released today.

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Released today, another remixed version of an old junto track (junto 307). Again thanks guys and marc.weidenbaum for the inspiration and for being the spark for this (and several other) creative weekend fire.   https://awal.lnk.to/Auxcompositeursbarbares

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