The title of this post was a running joke a friend of mine had on a chat forum. You’d say something to him, and his comeback was “you’ve upset me, and I’m not easily upset.” But really I want to talk now about Lee Scratch Perry and the Upsetters. I finally ripped the 3 CD […]
Falty DL’s “Love is a Liability” is the latest in a long line of Planet Mu releases that show there’s no record label currently doing a better job artistically. Sonic Router presents a mix and interview.
Somewhere in all the re-mixing and remastering, something screwy crept into my original version of the Sergeant Ridiculous track. So if you downloaded either the Zip or the original track, you can get the new improved version without the drums cutting out inexplicably. Sorry for the very unprofessional fuck up. As it happens, I am […]
Guy taps and bangs on stuff in his laundry room, releases sample set. It’s worth listening to the audio examples. It sounds exactly like you’d imagine — washing machines getting tapped, thumped and slammed. I sampled the water sloshing in my washer years ago for a track; this is precisely the sort of thing you […]
This is Dave Smith Instruments’ Mopho playing some patches generated randomly by the Mopho Pro Editor. The Mopho Pro Editor is like any other editor for external MIDI instruments: It’s kind of buggy and ill-documented, and half the time something about it doesn’t work and you can’t figure out why. But when it does work, […]
GO HERE FOR LATEST AND GREATEST It has links to a more recent build, the PPC build, etc. Yesterday I couldn’t spell OS X Developer and now, I are one! With some help from my friends on the CMake mailing list I finally got a running standalone OS X application built out of the Paul […]
Sorry for repost, but apparently, this post got trashed in my Blog SQL database. Eff me silly, computers suck. Apparently the post showed up long enough for MKB to comment on it, but then went to the great bit bucket in the sky. The quaintly named Paul Stretch is a program that does extreme time […]
Rolling Stone still thinks Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music is Controversial? Really? Hasn’t it always been blindingly obvious that “Metal Machine Music” is not intended as listening music for general audiences? I thought this was all settled canon law a long time ago. I am especially puzzled by all the people showing up and then […]
I spend more time than is probably healthy (financially or otherwise) exploring new music on Boomkat. They seem to have fairly no-bullshit reviews for music, and they seem intent on hyping things they actually like, for actual musical reasons. As opposed to a site like Beatport, who seem to hype stuff based on who has […]
If you slept on the Delia Darbyshire T Shirt, here’s your chance to be ahead of the curve. Analog Industries is going to do a Pierre Schaeffer shirt that’s every bit as swank. Just watch the Analog Industries blog; next week they’ll be taking orders.
Pangaea is a producer in the Dubstep vein that I like quite a lot for being one of the guys who resists the siren call of the obnoxious wobble bass. He’s not about a bit of appropriation, specifically the chopped, screwed, and pitch-shifted R&B Vocal thing that Burial employed to great affect on his long […]
Here they are, hot off the presses. Turn your speakers DOWN before you play them because I noticed in studio that the bass on these is huge. Something I’ll watch out for on future mixes. Doesn’t sound distorted or bad, just HUGE. http://www.cornwarning.com/chaircrusher/Chaircrusher-04112009-Techno-Mix.mp3 http://www.cornwarning.com/chaircrusher/Chaircrusher-04112009-Techno-Mix.mp3 http://www.cornwarning.com/chaircrusher/Chaircrusher-04112009-House-Mix.mp3 http://www.cornwarning.com/chaircrusher/Chaircrusher-04112009-House-Mix.mp3 Track Listings Mix 1 Congos Congoman (12″ Mix) New […]
You can listen here: http://krui.student-services.uiowa.edu:8200/listen.pls I have recorded 2 new mixes to present, because I’ve had bad experiences trying to mix live on radio, I’ll post them up with playlists later tonight….
I’m putting together a set for a radio show on Saturday night on KRUI FM, so it was my first time playing with Ableton Live 8 and DJing. What’s it like? Short answer — not different enough to have a lot to say about it but there’s a few topics worth covering:
Well it took 4 days, but my shiny new Pluggo is authorized. In honor of this I put together a sort of fake techno jam: [audio:http://cornwarning.com/chaircrusher/Chaircrusher-Pluggotest.mp3] Pluggo Test All sounds are from Pluggo Instruments — Analog Drums, Analog Percussion, Deep Bass, Additive Heaven. Pluggo FX are Feeback Network and Chamberverb. Other than that I used […]
I’ve been meaning to do this for some time, so here goes. This is a collection of unreleased songs from my back catalog. There’s all sorts of genres represented, but in choosing the tracks, I tried to pick songs that were the best example of I was doing at any given time. I haven’t dated […]