MATRIXSYNTH: Buchla (x2) & Matrixbrute

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Buchla (x2) & Matrixbrute


Published on Sep 22, 2018 Kris Lennox

"The highly distinctive Buchla sound, here paired with the Matrixbrute. For this track I've used the Buchla (Easel) as bass/drone. Of course, the Buchla is great for sequencing in its own right. Buchla 2 enters at c. 2:47. With the second Buchla part, I've went for what I like to call the 'Buchla Foghorn' sound. Very obvious at the end of the work.

In terms of the MB: I'm playing with the delay time to create the odd quasi-ratchet jump sound. Very interesting sound.

The master cutoff was set so that when I brought in the resonance, a pure C tone would be created (i.e. the tonic note). This can be heard entering at c. 1:01.

In the highly unlikely off-chance Buchla are reading this: Dear Buchla - please donate me a Skylab and I'll record 50 or so full works/vids you can use for promotional purposes :)

Classical musicians will possibly be aware of the Buchla/classical music lineage i.e. through Subotnick and his students (in my early years of composition, Ingram Marshall was a big influence).

Buchlas are stunning instruments. I'd sell bodyparts for a 200e.

Soundcloud link here - https://soundcloud.com/user-736798162...

And to reiterate to Buchla & Associates: I'll happily babysit any spare Skylabs you have in the office :)

All best
Kris"

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