Portamento – For Synthesizers

Garcia's new treatise on the art of singing

In music, portamento (plural: portamenti, from Italian: portamento, meaning “carriage” or “carrying”) is a pitch sliding from one note to another. [wikipedia]

For use with polyphonic instruments and effective as a function to switch between mono/poly with portamento on your instruments like synthesizer. Interestingly, there are almost a magazine for everything and anything, looking back in the history of design of synthesizer and keyboards. The more you understand the collection of type of style and instruments available, or perhaps understand Moore’s law  to begin with in computer science. There is a lot more to offer your knowledge of music production process and computer music production generally. From example the Japanese company Korg first building of this Donca_matic DA-20  and others more modern and monsterious machine Korg (PS)UVS-3200 KORG_Donca_Matic_DA-20_(1963)

The term originated from the Italian expression “portamento della voce” (carriage of the voice), denoting from the beginning of the 17th century its use in vocal performances….[]

Some colloquial equivalents are slide, sweep (referring to the ‘discrete glissando’ effects on guitar & harp respectively), bend, smear, rip (for a loud, violent gliss to the beginning of a note)…[]

A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser)

Synthesizers use various methods to generate electronic signals (sounds). Among the most popular waveform synthesis techniques are subtractive synthesis, additive synthesis, wavetable synthesis, frequency modulation synthesis, phase distortion synthesis, physical modeling synthesis and sample-based synthesis. Other less common synthesis types (see #Sound synthesis) include subharmonic synthesis, a form of additive synthesis via subharmonics (used by mixture trautonium), and granular synthesis, sample-based synthesis based on grains of sound, generally resulting in soundscapes or clouds.

https://www.damninteresting.com/the-tragic-birth-of-fm-radio/

FM

What I generally find time in producing is not just playing music in my studio or trying to sell records or dj mixing, but understanding this genre of production knowledge is extremely difficult to understand why everything sound the same. And created my record label NLS Records.

Jimmy Howe guest set – dublab.com

 

screen-1496Reinforcing the idea of conceptual sound  and don’t just project what it is that you want.

There are just no time to chase for tech to trade for a living instead of gravity.

He is not in this game of chance but knowing that there are matters that is more interesting than the string of time and whatever meaning you’ve got it is a reality and metaphor.

http://dublab.com/events/49763/jimmy-howe-guest-set/

Elusive – Textures

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Brimming with offbeat beauty, Elusive’s new album Textures features a unique electronic warmth that is created with an infinity of unusual sounds. Dissected vocals and the crackle of lo-fi static permeate the release with layers of soul, a showcase for Elusive’s artful, abundant and multi-layered approach to production. With over 20 releases in his collection since the ‘90s, Elusive has personified instrumental music culture in California for two decades now. Textures comes at a creative spurt in his career and has a breakthrough sound from beginning to end.

 

released February 26, 2016

From the producer’s choice, this last year release from Alpha Pup a Los Angeles based label with hundreds of releases have really made my grade of finding that unique off-beat arrangement that I nearly experienced an anxiety lathegicism. But once you started to listen to the quality of vinyl recordings, you will notice there are sight difference between digitalism and analogue format in hybrids. Like the bridge of hydro in the 90’s when the compositions is all about experimental sound and LA beat’s scene is although a bit of an hidden gem. It is still alive and kicking, and very much looking forward to watch the live set of Elusive, and even listening to the dj set somewhere in downtown L.A.. Just keep an eye out for this artist if you are in California or at an ACE Hotel downtown.

A Documentary about Modular Synthesizer (EMS)

Post-war Britain rebuilt itself on a wave of scientific and industrial breakthroughs that culminated in the cultural revolution of the 1960’s. In this atmosphere was born the Electronic Music Studios (EMS), a radical group of avant-garde electronic musicians who utilized technology and experimentation to compose a futuristic electronic sound-scape for the New Britain.
What The Future Sounded Like colours in a lost chapter in music history, uncovering a group of composers and innovators who harnessed technology and new ideas to re-imagine the boundaries of music and sound. Features music from Pink Floyd, Hawkwind, Roxy Music and The Emperor Machine.
Porthmeor Productions
Produced by Claire Harris
Written & Directed by Matthew Bate (Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure)
Official Site: whatthefuturesoundedlike.com
World Premiere: South by Southwest 2008
Official Selection: CPH:DOX // Sheffield Doc:Fest // Sonar Music Festival // SIFF // MIFF // BAFF 2006

What The Future Sounded Like from Closer Productions on Vimeo.

Faites Du Bruit – Le Bruitage

I am ready to perhaps pursuing a new career in Bruitage/sound foyle artist

IN the world that we live in film and motion pictures, event in animation as such the world of the foyle artist is a very imaginative world and everyday something new should happen in simple matters of life or death.

http://lasonotheque.org/

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruitage

http://www.sound-fishing.net/bruitages.html

Silence – Film Review

Eoghan (Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhride) is returning to Ireland for the first time in 15 years to accept a job offer: to find and record places free from man-made sound. His quest takes him away from towns and villages into remote terrain. He becomes drawn into a series of encounters and conversations which divert his attention towards a more intangible silence, one that is bound up with the sounds of the life he had left behind.

Available to stream or download on Volta from 27th July: http://www.volta.ie/films/silence

**Review from The Observer**

In this highly praised movie by the Irish documentarist Pat Collins, an uneasy mixture of fact and fiction, Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, one of the film’s screenwriters, plays a sound recordist making a journey across Ireland to revisit his home on the remote Tory Island off the coast of Donegal after an absence of some years. Along the way he solemnly records natural sound, has unrevealing, unremarkable conversations with a not especially varied variety of folk he meets along the way, some of them Gaelic speakers. There are interesting images, some of them from the archives, but he and the film got nowhere that stuck in my memory.

**NLS Ops**

There are some wide open soundscape, and a place like Ireland, the unsettling life from becoming drifted in sound, sounds wonderful to me.

La Habana de la Cuba

Long before I was told this story. The moment is only a **significant part of my memory**. In the world where we believe there **is a science fiction**. There is no longer a single way to buy your way into the world of imagination. They have all behold there, that is the moment in their lives where they will be smitten to learn the idea of the child. By seeing and **touch** the **outside world**, throughout seeing something beyond only they could ever; envision.\ a landsouth, island.

In the world where we believe the lies holds the final judgement of the truth, and the truth will foretold the how to preceive the world but nothing as the truth. Yes we might have all been smitten by the outcome of the journey into the **fictionless world of jubilee.**

He Begins with the name my Son in Mandrian, Chinese. ^^

Congo – The documentary

Approaching the TV is not normal for me. And once awhile I like to see TV in a much more focused way.

Aftermath of the Nepal earthquake and nature shaping mankind in a way we cannot use words to explain its phenomenon. There might be amazing stunts on youtube but this is some wildest – single minutes of adrenline I have yet seen on film.

London 06/15

Red Bull Media House and Fish Munga presents: Congo – The Grand Inga Project – a documentary that followed kayaker Steve Fisher as he set out on a daring and historic decent of the the world’s biggest rapids on the Congo River.

CONGO on Redbull TV

 

Hong Kong is not a liason and I will not take you up for another Granada(unedited)

This might becoming once upon a time the most intensive idea of all time, the idea of our world where we prepared to accept the normalcy and status quo or intending to recreate a true happiness using all type of media and information to tell us what is within the state of Hong Kong’s unexceptable idea of freedom and openness, but indeed the position for finding that intensive recreation of a state order rather than the ideas this is preoccupying us all along with longer working hours, hateful partisans and diatribes.

Through the find of a strong believer in freewill and philiosophy of somekind, that this someone will come in to this city state to safe us by an observant, or an ideologist, or their own political state of affair; is intensively science, and or the design matter that each people could equally establish their status quo as an wealthy architect or designer lies within their power to organized or retaining their personal trait are far worst and ridiculous than having the entire world changing to be one political system. This is the dreamer and we are carrying a weapon of mass destruction so also know as unusual status of freerider, but within the complex of changes. The people in this city first does not have the preparation to create their own wealth, neither could they understand the emergency of calling for creative to not diatribe than to fall in to the their wife’s trap as I am writing this note of explicit truth of seeing entertainment in this city is not a freeriding safari, we need to also make space and time to create even if most people in Hong Kong where I am based off my entirety of effort to understand how this city is changing by an mystical source of energy. Hong Kong people, can’t speak of their own transformation but only because we are happened to be the projections of our own network, affairs and contribution in our time of transformations. Rather the effectiveness of projecting our intensive lowkey or (lowb) as people here would observe the one whom cannot walk away from the diatribe of omnipotence.

In here, Hong Kong owes a lot of people around the world to be able to trade friendship or whoever they might think that business relations can become more worsen that human are bother much by the mechanical design of human copy loyalist… In fact if one see creativity is a poor man’s appreciation of their liberalic statement, than I have nothing more to say but to bandwagon the sudo Champagne drinker and their complete oxymoron friends to just listen to these people from within this sinkhole and where we are really going to go in 5 to 10 years. We are running out of time to make joke about giving way to the larger society and scheme that micro-manager think is more important than the majority of cultural establishment of China. I am a freelance writer and what are you going to ask me to do if I know intensive mechanical reproduction are your only second chance to recreate your marco status in the world of strive, success and free city. Those whom listen to be paid by taxpayer’s, those who carry the salaryman’s crime or to those youth who are staying rebel at the heart will nonetheless, say calm down, no one wants to hear you complaint, or calling it is not a manifestation of design, but that the origin of species are intensive rented by the growing thinking of another occupancies, and subjectivities of knowing that the law, the system architecture cannot be happen or end over a fortnight; and as it must be indeed we are not working for China, than you might as well ship out and pack it in, but would that look solemly asking if this is a political stanza thought, it must again seemed odd to continue to design human or engineer the human/citizen of Hong Kong to look more important for China’s majority of the real Chinese culturalist. More than enough for this exposition on subjectivity is not the truth, but the lies within the plot of Hong Kong citizen’s status, but from impact of selectively connecting and bothering with an artistry, I have to speak my mind once more of someone knowingly is influential now to find it harder to hold on to the knowhow by asking people in this city to “meet their proper identity crisis” but are so much more to ask themselves that if you are a consensus of normalcy in the order of an conservationist, and just like in everywhere including the people humanly could possibly write this nothe, than ask yourself a question is what can I contribute if not just an opinion of slow pace music but with some thought just how bias Hong Kong’s people’s theory to set off their given ideologies to the world that they are decent, equal and philosophical?

To think that everyone is onboard of this sinking ship of one country two system. Inner that sanctuary! No battery included!

Update Notes: How many birds species still existing today and listening to the sound of different birds chirp is much important and direct to be thinking many sound will continue to exist into the future to the sound archeologist to do preservation, but it is never a popular way to exist in slow pace music and it is a matter of fact the Rashomon story is strikethrough the motherboards.

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