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So... a bit late but finally I bought an Octatrack last month and I’ve been spending appx 1-2 hours a day. Well, I'm still learning every time I turn on this thing. Love it and I thought that, I could upload what I'm doing. Just Octatrack (well... with samples) and Volca FM.

 

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This one has no samples, just Octatrack and Volca FM

 

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octa is a demanding little creature, but will serve you well once you got your head around it. one can hear you're already on it.
i find the "background" sounds of 01a very cool. they somehow make the bed for everything else. love the ending too.
surely, 02a is a different thing, i like the simplicity of it. there is some digital distortion if i'm not mistaken, perhaps some strolling low frequencies? nice job!

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1 hour ago, lapdog said:

octa is a demanding little creature, but will serve you well once you got your head around it. one can hear you're already on it.
i find the "background" sounds of 01a very cool. they somehow make the bed for everything else. love the ending too.
surely, 02a is a different thing, i like the simplicity of it. there is some digital distortion if i'm not mistaken, perhaps some strolling low frequencies? nice job!

Hey, thanks for listening! I love Octatrack. After years of making music on my computer, using softwares like SuperCollider, Renoise...etc, even though I see a lot of similarities with Renoise, it's still quite different and of course more limited, but I find it better to push the limits, instead of having near infinite possibilities.

And yeah, I'm still using my old Mackie mixer, which I've been using as a no-input mixer. That's why it's not so clean. I should buy a new mixer and use this one as a cheap sound source.

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01a has an awesome Autechre vibe to it, and I love 02a. That track really makes the Volca FM shine... I'll never manage to make it sound that lush haha !

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35 minutes ago, Stock said:

01a has an awesome Autechre vibe to it, and I love 02a. That track really makes the Volca FM shine... I'll never manage to make it sound that lush haha !

That track makes OT's midi arpeggiator shine as well 🙂 Thanks for listening!

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Really dig the spatial sense of the first. Made me think of robots working in the kitchen of a crowded restaurant! I think you have a unique signature. 

The 2nd is really gorgeous, Basinski-esque. If you put an album's worth on Spotify I'd put it on all the time.

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29 minutes ago, chim said:

Really dig the spatial sense of the first. Made me think of robots working in the kitchen of a crowded restaurant! I think you have a unique signature. 

The 2nd is really gorgeous, Basinski-esque. If you put an album's worth on Spotify I'd put it on all the time.

Thank you for listening and for the kind words. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed listening.

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On 5/14/2020 at 10:57 AM, lghticle said:

So... a bit late but finally I bought an Octatrack last month and I’ve been spending appx 1-2 hours a day. Well, I'm still learning every time I turn on this thing. Love it and I thought that, I could upload what I'm doing. Just Octatrack (well... with samples) and Volca FM.

 

God DAMN that was fucking tight. I loved that!! Especially towards the end with the repeating beats, fucking sick shit dude. Really like how airy the synths are and how rock solid those kicks are! The ripping sounds that happen thru it are also super sick. Did you sample any windows sounds on this? The "ringing" synth sounds like this one windows sound to me.

But yeah, fucking sick shit dude, great job.

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