The return of when gadgets mate

January 14, 2009

As promised in an earlier post, I tried my hand at making some generative music with my small collection of musical gadgets. Here’s what I came up with:

http://blog.belm.com/belmblog/video/gadgets.flv&image

The result is more ambient/drone-like than the Japanese original, mostly due to my not knowing how to program the Korg DS-10 synth and having to settle for the demo sequences. Still, I don’t think it’s a bad first effort.

In keeping with one of the purposes of this blog – learning how to use and customize WordPress – I folded a lot of techniques into this post. The video is recorded on a Flip video camera, copied onto my computer, and converted into a Flash video file. The file is embedded into this post with a WP plug-in called Viper’s Video Quicktags.

Next design task: fix the ugly header.

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