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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Titan's Point with Moog Mother 32 and Korg SQ-1


Published on Nov 27, 2016 Helium Road

"Over Thanksgiving weekend I found myself at my Mom's house holed up in the bedroom I grew up in, so I brought along a few toys and made this music and video.

I programmed the M32's sequencer first, then I patched in the SQ-1 in random mode to the CV input of the M32's filter cutoff to get that sample and hold sound.

The M32's LFO square output is patched into the SQ-1 sync in to control the SQ-1 sequence speed. The LFO can go a lot faster than the SQ-1's internal sync clock, so this allows me to speed it up a lot more if I want, plus I like controlling it from the M32's panel.

I patched th SQ-1's output voltages through the M32's VC Mix so I could roll the sample and hold effect in or out.

The audio path is:
M32...Outlaw Effects Quick Draw Analog Delay...Mooer Shim Verb...TC Electronic Ditto Looper...Korg SR1 recorder

There's also a Bananana Effects Wormhole delay (the yellow pedal) in the chain but for this clip I didn't use it.

Once I had everything set up I just improvised it from there and recorded it in one take. Video was recorded using a Polaroid Cube attached to the side of my headphones. My mom saw me doing this and thought I looked like a nerd, which is accurate.

Produced with CyberLink PowerDirector 12"

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