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edit: merged these two threads to make things simpler. please no promotional material with stuff for sale please (go to ihp for that). this is the place to put any tracks you have, please don't start your own thread just to post a link or a track. thanks! -snailed
Too lazy to post CDs off to labels?
Can't afford stamps?
Haven't a clue where to send stuff?
Post your mp3s in this thread instead. Even if no-one here is interested in it, hopefully you'll get advice on the kind of people who might be. Might be nice to include some blurb in the post, too.

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Well, I'll kick this off...

I have a few things already released but the project I'm working on just now is proving to be a bit difficult... Lots of people seem to like it, but no-one seems to know what to do with it.

Risen From Forgotten Pits: 10'34", 9.68MB
Dolore2: 12'59", 11.9MB

For some background, every sound on these MP3s is made from a sampled sound of some sort; vocals, background sound from films, electronic interference...whatever I can get my hands on that sounds interesting. Then I mangle it and torture it until it turns into something else.

I quite like it.

I should note that there is an album's worth of material hanging around, one track of which is the first downloadable track above.

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(PS: Should anyone need it, the website is here but I can be contacted through PM on this site).

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Gaendaal wrote:I quite like it.
Me too. Reminds me of Thomas K?ner.

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Fourier Transform wrote:The dust created by whacking the living hell out of the living room armchairs causes the sessions to be terminated after an hour. Two of the group suffer severe allergy attacks, one suffers minor injuries to the hands. An antique crystal decanter suffers slight chipping after being hit too hard with a tin opener.
Hah! Superb.

I've downloaded the tracks but not had a chance to listen to them yet. I'll let you know when I do (tonight, hopefully).

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I'm not currently looking for any new labels to put shit out on, but I'm always up for doing releases if any ask me to, here's some tracks on my Putfile account to check out to get an idea of my shit:

http://media.putfile.com/for-split-with-egrind-bands" onclick= "window.open(this.href);return false;

a currently untitled track to be on a split with some cybergrind bands (im kinda the odd one out on this)



http://media.putfile.com/01-Breakdancin ... led-Side-A" onclick= "window.open(this.href);return false;

possibly my side of the brr/frenzied destruction 1 minute split tape, still deciding if thats what I wanna use

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For Violin, Viola and Magnetic Tape 23:50 (I know, sorry, bit much to expect of your patience).

A straight documentation recording of a sound sculpture completed a few months ago. The tape plays and records the sound continuously. No effects used, recorded with four mics (two condenser, two piezo). I am pretty happy with this, even if I did have to get some help on the tunings.

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scrawny git wrote:For Violin, Viola and Magnetic Tape 23:50 (I know, sorry, bit much to expect of your patience).

A straight documentation recording of a sound sculpture completed a few months ago. The tape plays and records the sound continuously. No effects used, recorded with four mics (two condenser, two piezo). I am pretty happy with this, even if I did have to get some help on the tunings.

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Love your sound sculptures git. Are these set up in galleries and constructed to play continuously or for a small period of time? I love the visual aesthetic of the piece as well. Great work.

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AlbionMoonlight wrote: Are these set up in galleries and constructed to play continuously or for a small period of time?
The ideal is continuous play. This one has been shown twice (at college), Luckily on both occasions it kept going for the whole day, though some running maintenance is necessary (replacing the splice-tape, re-rosining the tape).

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scrawny git wrote:For Violin, Viola and Magnetic Tape 23:50 (I know, sorry, bit much to expect of your patience).

A straight documentation recording of a sound sculpture completed a few months ago. The tape plays and records the sound continuously. No effects used, recorded with four mics (two condenser, two piezo). I am pretty happy with this, even if I did have to get some help on the tunings.

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I like.

Tunings? What did you use?
“In a kind of middle-aged crisis, it dawned upon me that there was a possibility that music might not even be an art form.”

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http://soundcloud.com/doug-holbrook

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Dohol wrote: Tunings? What did you use?
Intuition mostly, shame I didn't write down what we ended up with.

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scrawny git wrote:
Dohol wrote: Tunings? What did you use?
Intuition mostly, shame I didn't write down what we ended up with.
Ain't it always the case..
“In a kind of middle-aged crisis, it dawned upon me that there was a possibility that music might not even be an art form.”

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http://soundcloud.com/doug-holbrook

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Fourier Transform wrote:The Master Musicians of Dyffryn Moor.
Enjoyed this Simon, thanks.

Good idea this thread, silly place to hide it though!

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here is my part of a project that seems to have stalled so i put it up on my mp3 page.

http://www.barrychabala.com/chabala/mus ... ttimus.mp3
barrychabala.com

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The Master Musicians of Dyffryn Moor
11 tracks, 79 minutes running time
i really enjoyed the two tracks, is the whole thing available?[/quote]

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Only on a friend's computer. Which is why I was posting the tracks for them here, hoping to entice a rich/crazy label owner to put them out.

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Here are a few projects:

http://www.myspace.com/spectral109" onclick= "window.open(this.href);return false;

In this project, I used a variety of sound sources and techniques. The recording was put together on my laptop, edited from hours of noise improvisations, tape manipulations, digital sound processing and the odd odd recorded guitar, voice or synthesizer. I suppose I would describe it as a noise project mostly, although there are elements of lowercase improv, noise rock and ambient music in there as well. Overall, I think the pieces have a cinematic feeling...

http://www.myspace.com/ejaculationdeathrattle" onclick= "window.open(this.href);return false;

This project is far more improvised than the project above and involves several people. There has been been some minimal planning (pre-arranged and selected samples, occasionally choosing a key or the odd chord change) but it is mostly improvised, with most of the sequencing and electronic manipulation done in real time. Other instruments feature prominently, including violin, banjo, bass, pedal feedback and singing saw...

Finally, here is 'if then do', my main band, we did a mutek festival webcast this year...

http://www.ifthendo.ca" onclick= "window.open(this.href);return false;

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New Project.

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I've created a new MySpace, please see my signature.

I used to use guitar and pedals but went laptop when I moved abroad. I spent a couple of years relearning what I did and didn't want to do and how to achieve it. These are the first tracks I'm satisfied with enough to make public.
I like the EP format, the fact that MySpace only lets you put up four tracks at a time. I'm hoping to post four different tracks in a few months. In the meantime please feel free to download.
Genre: Noise.

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I have quite a few songs posted at the 2 addresses in my signature. I have 7-8 new ones that I haven't quite got around to uploading.

Also was challenged to cover a fairly famous rock song by someone I know on another forum. The result is here

:D

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http://www.myspace.com/rossbirdwise" onclick= "window.open(this.href);return false;

4 new instrumental electronic tracks i am working on. Taken together, they don't fall into a particular style or genre, but I found their sound similar nonetheless.

The 1st track sounds like a zombie movie soundtrack.

The 2nd track starts off kind of pretty and stately, gets pretty rhythmic and more tense in feel, before softening up at the end into some rhythmic ambience.

The 3rd track is a short digital noise track with ambient and rhythmic aspects. It has a surging and tense feeling.

The 4th track is my personal take on minimal techno...kind of...

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Gaendaal wrote:Well, I'll kick this off...

I have a few things already released but the project I'm working on just now is proving to be a bit difficult... Lots of people seem to like it, but no-one seems to know what to do with it.



You should say to the people that does not know what to do with certain kind of music to do exactly the same thing that they would do with the kind of music that they do know what to do.

Music is something to be listened.




Risen From Forgotten Pits: 10'34", 9.68MB
Dolore2: 12'59", 11.9MB

For some background, every sound on these MP3s is made from a sampled sound of some sort; vocals, background sound from films, electronic interference...whatever I can get my hands on that sounds interesting. Then I mangle it and torture it until it turns into something else.

I quite like it.

I should note that there is an album's worth of material hanging around, one track of which is the first downloadable track above.

Image

(PS: Should anyone need it, the website is here but I can be contacted through PM on this site).