Ambient News Technical Breakdown.

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All sequencing done by Cylob Music System / Monome Music System in SuperCollider.
Parts recorded, edited and mixed in Ableton Live, often with added convolving reverb via external audio connection to old G4 tower.

01 - Drawsec
100%  SuperCollider synthesis.
Bell sounds made from a combination of simple FM patches (simulating a "hit") going into Klank resonating filters, and some stacked Klangs.

02 - Belong
Mostly analogue synths. Drums and "bleep" are synthesized from SC.

03 - Phantom Daughter
Initial loop from 3 analogue synths, slightly detuned and playing alternating notes, everything else SC synths.

04 - Bama
100% SC synthesis. Composed using Monome Music System.

05 - Triple Shot
Drums by SC with analogue synths.

06 - Ambinews One
100% SC synthesis. Composed using Monome Music System.

07 - Tumbcao
100% SC synthesis.

08 - Moon On My Forehead
Vocoder parts made using EMS 2000. Kick and snare by analogue synthesis, everything else is SC.

09 - Am I Almost There
Singing and harmonium recorded using internal mic on MacBook black. Some tweaking to the vocals by Melodyne. Additional reverb added, along with resonant filters from Ableton that fade in at opportune moments.

10 - Lang
100% SC synthesis. Composed using Monome Music System.

11 - Quiet Triumph
Almost all analogue synths: Synton Fenix, Cwejman S2, Roland Sh-1, Oberheim Xpander, Moog Voyager. Only the kick drum is from SC. Harmony composed using MMS.

12 - Grunewald
100% SC synthesis. Composed using Monome Music System. Hihats through Roland SBF-325 flanger.

13 - Raki
100% SC synthesis.

14 - After The Flohmarkt
Recorded bells, gongs and other percussion, live guitar playing, all slightly tweaked now and again for timing. Drums and singing by SC synthesis.

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