Busy day at work, hope you don’t mind the slightly late start (even though rules were pretty much announced in the thread of the last round.) Gonna stick this up then make myself some dinner!
Deadline for submission is 12noon UK time Thursday 30th June
Rules: Tempo: Any Genre: Any Time Signature: Any Compulsory Sample: No samples to be used. But make sure you check out the notes below! Additional Rules: Renoise only. All features, functions, DSPs etc of Renoise allowed. This includes rendering selection and similar. Submissions: Please submit links for download to me via PM so we can keep voting closed. .xrns file must be provided! Audio file is optional but it does make voting easier (SoundCloud) so please bear this in mind. Especially if considering an infinitely playing song, such as that by TheBellows in the More Tuned Devices thread and also check out the Monophonic Synth thread Also lots of good hints and techniques to get you started in there.
Note: Although you are not allowed to load any samples or other instruments you are allowed to create your own samples from scratch within Renoise, using the techniques in question. Also null samples (a sample of length 1) can be used if you find this an easier method for kicking the other devices into making noise. You can Render Selection or similar to create your samples, allowing you to generate drums and other sounds that would be hard to program every single time you wanted them played. You may find using a high BPM and LPB for this. As the .xrns must be provided I ask that patterns created for generating your own samples are also kept (even if not in the Sequence) and for completeness it would be best if you can use Pattern Commands to set the BPM/LPB in these patterns (although maybe not possible due to pattern effect limits…)
this sentence is only becoming clear to me after reading it over 10 times. please rephrase or add some punctuation for clarity.
that said, even though i was expecting this, it is really cool. anything that turns people on to new and creative techniques is cool.
although i’d love to join, this round coincides with my turn on the DDRCollab (as you probably know i only have the weekends for tracking), so not sure if i can do something this round. doesn’t matter to skip one i guess. but i’ll see how that all turns out.
Really? Although I do go on to try and explain more and give examples following it. I will say the sentence really shouldn’t of started with the word Although though so will look seee if I can make it a little clearer…
“Although you are not allowed to load any samples or other instruments you are allowed to create your own samples from scratch within Renoise, using the techniques in question.”
I’d like to say no but as always it’s a bit of a grey area. Although you can only start with no samples once you render a section you have some sample space, even if it’s silent the Draw tool is part of Renoise. Hard to tell if you drew it or cut out a single cycle of a waveform you had rendered too (although it has been asked rendered sections are kept in separate patterns.)
So yes, it’s allowed, but shall we say it’s unofficially frowned upon?
Got second interview for job I doubt I’ll take even if offered today so sorting out files for upload and voting will be slightly delayed. Good luck and don’t forget to get your entry in today if you haven’t already!
Here’s the pack, four tracks, two of which had rendered versions. I took the liberty of converting the wav into an ogg at Q10 hope no complaints. It will not being going on SoundCloud for the reason only two had renders (although maybe it could be done, didn’t check if any played infinitely.) Also Deleted Unused from the one you can see took fair advantage of the Render Selection rule. As ALSA was tied up with Firefox I haven’t yet tried to listen to them though…
Also couldn’t get zip or rar to work so hope you’re all happy with .arj file. WInRAR and 7zip both had it listed so would think it’s no problem but will be able to make a zip on Saturday if anybody really needs.
Anyway part the reason I’m waffling quite so much is I’m waiting for it to upload. Here’s your link:
after a little play time i had a kick, woodblock sound that could do as a snare (especially when well distorted), and 1 good synthlike crunch. after about 100 Render Selections i gave up trying to build shakers, haha
hahaha ARJ is effin ancient! o well it’s supported everywhere that’s true, even if you have like a DOS 3 pc it probably has a floppy disk with arj on it too
just one thing, entry #1 seems to be completely empty! as in… not just no samples… no patterns, no effects, nothing. somebody must’ve sent the wrong file