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When someone has to multitask to do a job for you, you should apologize.

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Praising people for their multitasking skills reinforces the toxic productivism of capitalism.

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Entirely made on the Digitone since it arrived this afternoon, recorded directly into Audacity. The Digitone is... extremely fun.

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Pieces like this one are hard to translate into a format to share with people because they're designed for me to be able to meditatively noodle around on top of them for like an hour

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An old standby setup (Microkorg, MS-70CDR, Ditto Looper) means I can't promise I've never made something like this before haha

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Recorded on, you guessed it, a microcassette recorder. Featuring Volca Keys and acoustic guitar.

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Oh also an experiment with running a USB interface-type-cable into the "camera kit" adapter for my phone and recording in GarageBand, thus entirely removing "computer" from the equation.

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number twenty-three. This one doesn't have a title; it's more of an experiment. Wanted to make all of the sounds with just the Volca Keys and record it only with the Ditto looper, so it sounds rough, but I really enjoy making drum sounds with tools not designed to make them.

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Mostly made on the Circuit, but then sequencing the Volca Keys for the lead synth.

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Drums are all Drumbrute Impact, manually controlled pitch on the kick to simulate 808s, all synths different patches on the Model D app.

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number twenty one: "catastrophe"

So named because it's all I could salvage from yesterday's Audacity crash (complete with unedited take of me noticing my cat was staring at me as I poked at my phone)

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Spent an hour with a looper pedal and drum machine, then with Model D app, recorded something layered and weird but subdued, then lost it all. Did this fast in frustration, but will probably use two of these tricks again in the future (recording the synth octave bass as two lines so I can bend only one of them AND bit-crushing a vintage electric piano sound).

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number twenty: "computers get older too"

(so named because my Macbook decided to hiccup and delete everything while I was doing today's loop in Audacity, so I had to quickly do this one as a backup in Garage Band)

my music in a show about theology and justice 

I don't believe in god, but if I had a theology, this is pretty much what it would be.

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my music in a show about theology and justice 

Ok here it is. I cannot express how much it means to me to hear my music playing as a close friend reads this text: "There, where we expect to meet monsters, we meet god instead."

youtube.com/watch?v=6AmQAAlfSP

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