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Horns Diary #9

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Trombone and trumpet an octave apart with tenor and alto sax playing the inner voices, all using the Darwin gadget inside Gadget.

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Grants Music Diary 31/10/16

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I’m still enjoying making downtempo slow EDM type things, I do enjoy making a beat. Also I sometimes still visit apps other than Gadget and iMaschine ๐Ÿ™‚

Today I had fun with iKaosillator which I haven’t visited in a while.

PS if you would like to check out more in this series here is a YouTube playlist of Figure and iKaosillator jams:

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Grants Music Diary 29/10/16

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Yes, it’s not all horn arrangements in my world, I’m still working on a number of musical approaches. Beatscapes are still a big part of my musical landscape. for example…

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Horns #8

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Two horn sections again here. The one playing the punches is tenor sax and alto sax playing octaves andย a ‘brass’ preset playing the thirds in the middle, while the other is the more melodic part is simply a trombone and another ‘brass’ preset in unison. I guess that, in terms of trying to learn how to write for horns, using these presets is cheating a little…but hey its early days yet.

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Horns #7

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The horns are from the Marseille gadget today; a trombone with a tenor sax a third above and a trumpet repeating the trombone an octave higher.

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Horns #6

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I used two horn sections here: a sax and a muted trumpet for the punches, and trombone, tenor sax, trumpet, alto sax for the melody part which I voiced in thirds which seems to work well. I used Montreal for all the horns in this one.

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Horns #5

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Slow and languid use of the horns here…

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Horns #4

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Yes another play with a horn section in a track. I’ve been fairly simple with the horns here just some gentle chords here and there but I think I’m beginning to voice them fairly well. Still working in Gadget, this time using 3 instances of Darwin for the horns: a trumpet for the high voice, trombone for the lower one, and a sax/trumpet sound for the middle voice.

I am having fun with this ๐Ÿ™‚

Grant

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