Speedcomp: 10 samples / 30 minutes

To avoid creating a new post for every comp, will post a link to each upcoming comp and the resulting podcast in this thread -

For those who missed it…

Speedcomp is a quick pointless music comp run every couple of months as a Facebook event with entries shared on Soundcloud.

The aim is to create a track in 30 minutes using a sample pack of 10 previously unheard sounds, selected each time by a different person (maximum sample length for the sample pack 5 seconds each, maximum length for finished tracks, 5 minutes).

Entries are all played live to air on https://www.facebook.com/thematicsradio/ followed by tracks from the artist who selected the 10 samples.

Like the Speedcomp Facebook page to keep up to date with future comps - https://www.facebook.com/speedcompage/
The next comp is SpeedComp 18 https://www.facebook.com/events/430474367153836/ at 7:30pm AEST on Friday 11th of December.

Link to the last comp here http://thematicsradio.tumblr.com/post/131608053059/speedcomp-17-tracker-special-part-13-playlist

including a couple of bonus .XRNS files to download in the playlist.

Thanks to all involved in SpeedComp 18, here’s a recording of the radio show featuring all entries -
https://soundcloud.com/shiftdecimal/thematics-radio-speedcomp-18-tracker-special-part-14
Also, a couple of videos of entries being made in Renoise in 30 minutes, using only the sample pack of 10 sounds.
https://youtu.be/7pQw95kgF3k
https://youtu.be/XHqWDZ2m3bw

Keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/speedcompage/ for info about SC19.

Unofficial Renoise Workshop and SpeedComp 19 happening Saturday 5th of March as part of Square Sounds Melbourne.
If you can’t make it to the workshop, the comp kicks off at 4:15 pm AEST. Remote entries welcome, just make an entry in half an hour and post a downloadable Soundcloud link of your tune to the SpeedComp 19 event page on Facebook. All entries played on local radio followed by old mods etc.

Thanks to all involved in SpeedComp 19, here’s a recording of the radio show featuring all entries (with some old mods / XMs played at the end).
http://thematicsradio.tumblr.com/post/141352993619/speedcomp-19-tracker-special-part-15-the-19th

Also, a video of one of the entries being made in Renoise 3.1 in 30 minutes, using only the sample pack of 10 sounds.
https://youtu.be/EDkgSy1T61I

Speedcomp 20 happens on Friday 13th of May, samples go up on the event page at 7:30pm AEST, more details below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1000318126715293/

That Video made me feel like such a Renoob. I have much to learn.

Thanks to everyone who had a go and made a tune in half an hour for Speedcomp 20, here’s a recording of the radio show featuring all entries and a link to the samples used.
http://thematicsradio.tumblr.com/post/144548251589/speedcomp-20-the-goal-of-speedcomp-is-to-make-a

Speedcomp 21 happens this Friday 15th of July, samples go up on the event page at 7:30pm AEST, more details below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1771797816432063/

Thanks to all involved in Speedcomp 21, recording of the radio show featuring all entries (and some mods with links played at the end) here…

http://thematicsradio.tumblr.com/post/147877690944/speedcomp-21-tracker-special-part-16-speedcomp

Here’s a video of one of the entries being put together in half an hour using Renoise 3 with this sample pack.
https://youtu.be/e25aSlHuE5U

Speedcomp 22 happens Friday 9th of September, samples go up on the event page at 7:30pm AEST, more details below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/187964374955022/

Here’s the podcast of Speedcomp 22 with a few tunes from EVYLZ and some mods rushed through at the end.

https://soundcloud.com/shiftdecimal/thematics-radio-speedcomp-22-evylz-tracker-special-part-17

Also, a couple of videos of people making their half-hour entries in Renoise 3 using this sample pack.

https://youtu.be/dyl7fwcoNfo

https://youtu.be/iqvmYRISztE

If you’re in Sydney, Australia there’s an unofficial Renoise workshop and Speedcomp 23 on this Saturday a 4pm as part of EF16.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1078193605622241/

If you’re not in Sydney, just download the pack and upload a link to your tune on the event page above.

Samples go up 4:45 AEST.

Listen to the entries from SC23 here https://soundcloud.com/shiftdecimal/speedcomp-23-tracker-special-part-18 all made with the 10 samples in this sample pack.
Make a song in half an hour for SC24 https://www.facebook.com/events/1092585484196120/ sample go online Friday 16th December 19:30 AEST.

Here’s the podcast containing all the entries from speedcomp 24 https://soundcloud.com/shiftdecimal/thematics-radio-speedcomp-24-insect-deli-tracker-special-part-19
all entries made using this sample pack chosen by Insect Deli.

Next Speedcomp https://www.facebook.com/events/356483781396998/ all welcome to download the sample pack this Friday 3rd March at 7:30pm AEST and make a tune in half an hour (then post up on the SC25 event page).

Here’s the podcast containing all the entries from SpeedComp 25 https://soundcloud.com/shiftdecimal/speedcomp-25-palindrone-tracker-special-part-20
all entries made using this sample pack chosen by Palindrone.

Here’s a video of one of the entries being made in Renoise 3.1 in about half an hour https://youtu.be/kSDTZ2Hydu0

Next Speedcomp https://www.facebook.com/events/1598539846853178/ all welcome to download the sample pack this Friday 7th April at 7:30pm AEST and make a tune in half an hour (then post up on the SC25 event page).

Here’s the podcast containing all the entries from SpeedComp 26 https://soundcloud.com/shiftdecimal/speedcomp-26-1st-mid-c-tracker-special-part-21

all entries made using this sample pack of 10 WAVs thrown together by 1st-mid-c!.
Next Speedcomp is number 27 https://www.facebook.com/events/1213270802115904/ with a sample pack from Newcastle veteran https://soundcloud.com/trancendental-headache who did this EP https://trancendentalheadache.bandcamp.com/album/the-uncle-sam-e-p-1994. All welcome to download the sample pack at 7:30pm AEST on Friday 30th June, then post whatever you’ve made with the samples after half an hour to the SC27 event page. No limits on how crap it is, only you can’t go over 5 minutes.

Speedcomp is an online production comp where the aim is to make a track in 30 minutes using the same 10 samples (and no other samples or VST instruments etc). Been ages since posting here but here’s the podcast containing all the entries from Speedcomp 35 https://soundcloud.com/shiftdecimal/thematics-radio-speedcomp-35-samples-by-thalium. All entries were made using this sample pack http://www.thematicsradio.com/SAMPLEPACK35.zip

Some screen captures of SC35 entries being made in Renoise here…

The next Speedcomp is number 36 https://www.facebook.com/events/2339783162900326/ in collaboration with https://www.facebook.com/events/2172044573018070/
The 10 samples for this round will be chosen by https://soundcloud.com/drox

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Thx for sharing my track :slight_smile:
Hope to see even more Renoisers at speedcomp 36!
Cheers!

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Speedcomp 37 is up and running!

https://www.facebook.com/events/3504281039585792/

Sep 13 at 7:30 PM – Sep 15 at 12 AM UTC+10

Speedcomp37 - H445 - Irej Prezioso-Evans

Production Screencast: https://youtu.be/wQeyyRclIng

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/h445/speedcomp37-h445-tomorrow

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Speedcomp 38 podcast available here

all entries made in about 30 minutes using only these 10 samples -
http://www.thematicsradio.com/Speedcomp38SamplesWAV.zip
Videos of entries being made in Renoise here…



Stay up to date with the next Speedcomp here…
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Recording of the radio show/podcast for Speedcomp 39…

All entries made in about 30 minutes using only these 10 samples -
http://www.thematicsradio.com/SampleZ.zip
Videos of entries being made in Renoise here…


Speedcomp 40 coming up Friday the 19th June.
https://www.facebook.com/events/255369285660682/ -
Friday 7:30pm (AEST) 19/06/20 - Samples published on Facebook page (create an entry only using the 10 samples in 30 minutes and send it to speedcompentry@gmail.com or post a link to your track on event page)
Saturday 10pm (AEST) 20/06/20 - Speedcomp 40 entries played on Thematics Radio plus a mix of Doormouse tracks and recent tracks by entrants to finish off the show if there’s time.
Monday 22/06/20 - Recording published on Soundcloud etc.
Get involved.

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