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    AO One Sample Dare Challenge #2

    Here is the sample to use for the next challenge. It is Tuvan and Buddhist singers:

    http://soundcloud.com/bobbotov/tuvan/s-3q0vi


    Download directly from SC. It is in 24 bit/48K .wav format.

    Rules are:

    1. Additional samples, soundfonts, synths, samplers are NOT permitted (except instruments which will use only given contest sample loaded). Any other processing of contest sample is permitted.

    2. You can use as many copies of original sample as you want, each processed with respect to Rule 1.

    3. Time for submissions is two weeks.

    4. Submissions should be uploaded to place available for all AO members. Links should be posted in thread dedicated to given round.
    Please, do not use hosting with countdown, CAPTCHA and other obstacles.

    5. Winner of contest is chosen by votes of AO members.

    6. Winner of contest chooses sample for next contest.

    7. Winner SHOULD disclose the formula for winning track for the benefit of community.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobbotov View Post
    Here is the sample to use for the next challenge. It is Tuvan and Buddhist singers:

    http://soundcloud.com/bobbotov/tuvan/s-3q0vi


    Download directly from SC. It is in 24 bit/48K .wav format.
    Awesome selection Bobbotov.

    Really looking forward to this. Sample downloaded and I've got it fired up already. Thanks again and this one WILL be quite a challenge.

    Cheers.

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    I edited the thread title and added Rules to the first post.

    Good luck, all!

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    Don't pass out from shock- but while I was too late for the Reboiler challenge, I'll actually have an entry for this one... I'll probably upload my just-for-the-heck-of-it Reboiler track at some point, too.
    "Critics canít stand these records, by and large, because in their search for eternal adolescence, they still want it all to be spunky and manic and witty."
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    "Ghina" - my submission for OSD #2

    Hello,

    This is my submission for One Sample Dare #2.

    http://soundcloud.com/metadronos/ghina


    Used: Iris, Ambitron, KTGranulator, ValhallaShimmer, Audiobulb Ambient, PaulStretch, Ambience.

    P.S. Please ROT13 track title

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    Quote Originally Posted by MetaDronos View Post
    P.S. Please ROT13 track title
    My favorite encryption algorithm! When I want data to be extra secure, I sometimes use double ROT13!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ciberithm View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MetaDronos View Post
    P.S. Please ROT13 track title
    My favorite encryption algorithm! When I want data to be extra secure, I sometimes use double ROT13!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jespis View Post
    Dense and overwhelming drone, great atmosphere, MetaDronos!
    Thank you!

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    This is my entry for challenge #2. I wanted to try this without using any generators or resonators - only effects. I may take another shot at it using psyGEN. I bought it a couple of weeks ago, but haven't really used it yet.

    https://soundcloud.com/david-maestas-1/vanatu


    I used Adobe Audition CS6 to pitch shift and stretch parts of the original sample. I also stitched together certain segments form the original to create a 5 minute drone of the guttural singing. Each sample was run through an assortment of u-he Uhbik effects. I also created two Padshop patches with the bell sound at the end of the clip, and created three tracks with them.
    Last edited by Ciberithm; 04-19-2013 at 01:04 AM.

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    Hi! I decided to tread on unfamiliar ground here. This is actually my first "remix" ever .

    Pits Of Kronos was performed with Ableton Live. I sliced and reformed five small pieces of the sample and fiddled around with them by rearranging, reversing, pitching, stretching and routing through various VST (Waves, SoundToys, Tone Boosters, Antares, Sonic Charge, Lexicon and some of Ableton's own).

    Unfortunately I don't have access to proper studio monitors atm, so headphones are quite essential to get the whole picture...hope you enjoy.

    Pits Of Kronos:
    http://soundcloud.com/utu-lautturi/utu-lautturi-ambient-online

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    Quote Originally Posted by Utu Lautturi View Post
    Hi! I decided to tread on unfamiliar ground here. This is actually my first "remix" ever .

    Pits Of Kronos was performed with Ableton Live. I sliced and reformed five small pieces of the sample and fiddled around with them by rearranging, pitching, stretching and routing through various VST (Waves, SoundToys, Tone Boosters, Antares, Sonic Charge, Lexicon and some of Ableton's own).

    Unfortunately I don't have access to proper studio monitors atm, so headphones are quite essential to get the whole picture...hope you enjoy.

    Pits Of Kronos:
    http://soundcloud.com/utu-lautturi/utu-lautturi-ambient-online
    This was absolutely amazing Utu. I can't believe you did all that to that sample. So good. Keep it up.

    Cheers,

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    I'm impressed with all entries so far. Gonna be tough to vote on these but I knew the musicians here would come up with some interesting interpretations. And that is what it is all about.

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    https://soundcloud.com/fallsastar/uv-one-sample-dare-challenge-2


    I used a couple instances of Fruity Granulator to iterate tightly over a fairly small portion of the sample, and loaded the entire wave into 3xOsc as if it were a single cycle waveform (something I like doing to add some noisy digital grit). Effects were Betabugs W1 Limiter, Fruity Parametric EQ, NI Driver, NI Transient Master, Valhalla Ubermod, Valhalla Room. Reversal, more dynamics processing, and timestretching in Sound Forge.
    Last edited by falls a star; 04-21-2013 at 02:47 PM. Reason: failed attempt at SoundCloud tag

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    Here is my entry for the OSD #2. I tried to keep some of the original feel of the throat singing, instead of my normal "manipulate well beyond the point of recognition" treatment to source sounds.
    https://soundcloud.com/rabbitsquirrel/i-heard-the-panic-in-his-voice

    I am working with my minimal setup right now, so this is all done (frighteningly enough) in Audacity. Pure, basic, destructive manipulation.
    I have really been liking the other entries so far, so I am excited to join in!
    really, there is no such thing as unlistenable noise...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Utu Lautturi View Post
    Hi! I decided to tread on unfamiliar ground here. This is actually my first "remix" ever .

    Pits Of Kronos was performed with Ableton Live. I sliced and reformed five small pieces of the sample and fiddled around with them by rearranging, reversing, pitching, stretching and routing through various VST (Waves, SoundToys, Tone Boosters, Antares, Sonic Charge, Lexicon and some of Ableton's own).

    Unfortunately I don't have access to proper studio monitors atm, so headphones are quite essential to get the whole picture...hope you enjoy.
    Machine-like sounds in your track are amazing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rabbitsquirrel View Post
    Here is my entry for the OSD #2. I tried to keep some of the original feel of the throat singing, instead of my normal "manipulate well beyond the point of recognition" treatment to source sounds.
    I am working with my minimal setup right now, so this is all done (frighteningly enough) in Audacity. Pure, basic, destructive manipulation.
    I have really been liking the other entries so far, so I am excited to join in!
    Very interesting results. Can you tell more about process you applied?

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    So is it alright if the sample remains perceptible in places?

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenstorm View Post
    So is it alright if the sample remains perceptible in places?
    It is not stated in contest rules that initial sumple must be processed beyond recognition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by falls a star View Post

    (Not sure how to embed Soundcloud stuff here)
    Are you using the SoundCloud tags?

 

 

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