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Been making music since the mid-90s. i was into triphop/d'n'b/rave back then and i used to spend hours cutting up little samples and putting them back together in the wrong order.. then i got into chillout and ambient electronica but i really struggled making sample based music like that and i pretty much gave up for a few years until i got more into blues/post rock/noise and got a thing called a guitar which coupled with heaps of fx made a great noise! who knew! from there i got more and more into cassette drone and became addicted to ambient hiss.. I've kind of gone full circle now doing a lot of post processing on samples but you'll hear a lot of my instruments in there too (kalimba, glockenspiel, 12 string/semiacoustic/bass guitar, electric piano, appalachian dulcimer, harmonica) well somewhere in the dirge.. Now though my music's a lot more conceptual - the improvisations are influenced by the psychotherapeutic notion of presence, as well as the 'yes, and' perspective from comedy improv - being in the moment with the music and going wherever it leads. i'm always up for collaborations and remix work, just ask. but it might be pretty unrecognisable from your original.. feel free to remix/use my tracks but let me know Follow me if you like these tracks. No speculative follow-me-back bullshit, yeah? if you comment 'great bro' on ten people's tracks in less than a minute i'm not gonna follow you. don't feel you have to follow me if I follow you! main influences: Boards of Canada, Bola, Loess, Motion Sickness of Time Travel, Emeralds, Pete Swanson, Pete Fosco, Grouper, Low, Bon Iver, Sufjan, Peter Broderick, Erykah Badu minor influences: Soccer Team, mbv, Aerial m, Ashtray Navigations, Caethua, Sir Richard Bishop, Ulaan Khol, Sea turtle legions, Plankton wat, Concessionaires, Gorman, Analog concept, user18081971, DJ Shadow

Been making music since the mid-90s. i was into triphop/d'n'b/rave back then and i used to spend hours cutting up little samples and putting them back together in the wrong order.. then i got into chillout and ambient electronica but i really struggled making sample based music like that and i pretty much gave up for a few years until i got more into blues/post rock/noise and got a thing called a guitar which coupled with heaps of fx made a great noise! who knew! from there i got more and more into cassette drone and became addicted to ambient hiss.. I've kind of gone full circle now doing a lot of post processing on samples but you'll hear a lot of my instruments in there too (kalimba, glockenspiel, 12 string/semiacoustic/bass guitar, electric piano, appalachian dulcimer, harmonica) well somewhere in the dirge.. Now though my music's a lot more conceptual - the improvisations are influenced by the psychotherapeutic notion of presence, as well as the 'yes, and' perspective from comedy improv - being in the moment with the music and going wherever it leads. i'm always up for collaborations and remix work, just ask. but it might be pretty unrecognisable from your original.. feel free to remix/use my tracks but let me know Follow me if you like these tracks. No speculative follow-me-back bullshit, yeah? if you comment 'great bro' on ten people's tracks in less than a minute i'm not gonna follow you. don't feel you have to follow me if I follow you! main influences: Boards of Canada, Bola, Loess, Motion Sickness of Time Travel, Emeralds, Pete Swanson, Pete Fosco, Grouper, Low, Bon Iver, Sufjan, Peter Broderick, Erykah Badu minor influences: Soccer Team, mbv, Aerial m, Ashtray Navigations, Caethua, Sir Richard Bishop, Ulaan Khol, Sea turtle legions, Plankton wat, Concessionaires, Gorman, Analog concept, user18081971, DJ Shadow
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Been making music since the mid-90s. i was into triphop/d'n'b/rave back then and i used to spend hours cutting up little samples and putting them back together in the wrong order.. then i got into chillout and ambient electronica but i really struggled making sample based music like that and i pretty much gave up for a few years until i got more into blues/post rock/noise and got a thing called a guitar which coupled with heaps of fx made a great noise! who knew! from there i got more and more into cassette drone and became addicted to ambient hiss.. I've kind of gone full circle now doing a lot of post processing on samples but you'll hear a lot of my instruments in there too (kalimba, glockenspiel, 12 string/semiacoustic/bass guitar, electric piano, appalachian dulcimer, harmonica) well somewhere in the dirge.. Now though my music's a lot more conceptual - the improvisations are influenced by the psychotherapeutic notion of presence, as well as the 'yes, and' perspective from comedy improv - being in the moment with the music and going wherever it leads. i'm always up for collaborations and remix work, just ask. but it might be pretty unrecognisable from your original.. feel free to remix/use my tracks but let me know Follow me if you like these tracks. No speculative follow-me-back bullshit, yeah? if you comment 'great bro' on ten people's tracks in less than a minute i'm not gonna follow you. don't feel you have to follow me if I follow you! main influences: Boards of Canada, Bola, Loess, Motion Sickness of Time Travel, Emeralds, Pete Swanson, Pete Fosco, Grouper, Low, Bon Iver, Sufjan, Peter Broderick, Erykah Badu minor influences: Soccer Team, mbv, Aerial m, Ashtray Navigations, Caethua, Sir Richard Bishop, Ulaan Khol, Sea turtle legions, Plankton wat, Concessionaires, Gorman, Analog concept, user18081971, DJ Shadow

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English


Episodes

Tendentious xrpt (disquiet0241)

8/11/2016
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http://llllllll.co/t/foreground-effect-disquiet-junto-project-0241/4134/4 full track https://hearthis.at/sevenism/tendentious/ i used acidrack and pressed the same key over and over again. i had a heap of fx in ableton - ddly>podfarm2>feed me back>six string ambience>loop slippery lots of echo, distortion .. 6 string ambience mulches things up a bit.. loop slippery added that beat perfect project for me - i'm always adding way too much fx

Duration:00:00:37

Promoted Soundcloud Track (disquiet0240) excerpt

8/5/2016
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https://archive.org/details/sevenism-PromotedSoundcloudTrack https://hearthis.at/sevenism/promoted-soundcloud-track/ this is called 'terraform' but it amused me to put that as the title since you can only listen to the full piece on hearthis or archive.org description here: http://llllllll.co/t/music-that-emerges-from-a-drone-disquiet-junto-project-0240/4027/13?u=sevenism

Duration:00:00:55

Sound Of Waterfall (abridged) Naviarhaiku134

8/2/2016
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made from samples of wooden wind chime, flexatone, violin and flute this is an excerpt, please visit https://hearthis.at/sevenism/wfl/ to hear the full piece | | | Sound of waterfall in the night. I don't see it, but feel its freshness. DEADLINE: 3rd August Poem by Ertore José Palmero Picture by argonath1 - Upload your track to the Naviar Haiku group on Soundcloud OR send privately the track's URL to Naviar on Soundcloud - When you upload your entry, please make sure "Naviarhaiku134 -...

Duration:00:01:31

lament for phased out groups (pt 2) (disquiet0239)

7/29/2016
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petition to save soundcloud groups: https://www.change.org/p/soundcloud-tell-soundcloud-to-keep-groups-on-their-platform i'm quite angry that soundcloud are getting rid of groups. i've noticed their gradual disregard for the community here as they've become another shill for corporate pop (remember when they did soundclouder of the day?). i've cancelled my subscription to pro, so that won't auto-renew at the end of the year. no doubt my account will be blocked until i delete 3 hours of...

Duration:00:01:47

lux (disquiet0238)

7/24/2016
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went obvious with this : fingers on a digital piano had my moto g phone on some cushions on a table right near the piano speaker had a digital dictaphone near the keys , picking up all the incidental sounds crossfaded from equipment/performance sounds to pure piano. i wanted a sense of the piece coming into focus - as i continued improvising there was a sense of where it was going.. and that idea of being influenced by all the incidental sounds, the cars going past etc. (apologies to...

Duration:00:02:56

MIDI Sans Frontières

7/22/2016
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squarepusher + sevenism - midi sans frontieres (unity fade) done an album of mixes here https://sevenism.bandcamp.com/album/midi-sans-fronti-res this is a modified version of one them. i've listened to loads of the remixes - some great stuff out there - but somehow i havent listened to the original yet! (i like to start playing with samples before i listen to them)

Duration:00:02:45

Half Moon Hanging (Naviarhaiku132)

7/20/2016
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tried to get a tone that was both dense and delicate; misty hiss ☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽☽ Half moon hanging. Sky cover blurring the edges. Summer nighttime, misty DEADLINE: 20th July Poem by Glenn Sogge https://www.facebook.com/ComposerSogge Picture by Happy Yoga https://www.flickr.com/photos/happyyoga/607204584/in/faves-cryxuss/ - Upload your track to the Naviar Haiku group on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/groups/naviar-laboratory - When you upload your entry,...

Duration:00:01:27

fire

7/15/2016
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entry for ambient online osd42 http://www.ambientonline.org/forum/showthread.php?4606-One-Sample-Dare-42 this track is only made from a sample of the entrance to a bike trail at a national park https://soundcloud.com/ao_onesampledare/one-sample-dare-42-sample-file one for the headphones, lots of quiet detail (testing out my new akg headphones!) did a lot of twisting and mangling in audacity, not sure i can remember everything track 1: denoised, echo and delay, then reversed more echo and...

Duration:00:02:50

Mountain Chimes (NAVIARHAIKU130)

7/5/2016
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oh i really tried to get this as the 777th track in the naviar haiku.. even held off uploading last night! oh well. [[edit: it is showing as the 777th track somehow, yay! edit edit: no it's back to 778. fucking soundcloud..why do i pay to use this terrible site?]] found some beautiful sounding wind chimes at the weekend and they were marked up at the wrong price so got a right bargain they've got a lovely cold mountain sound.. i just recorded gently moving the windcatcher and blowing it...

Duration:00:01:31

double rainbow (disquiet0235)

7/3/2016
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there was a huge double rainbow yesterday (one of the layers in the image) and i wanted to represent the blurred colours/layers in this track with lots of echo delay reverb. i rolled a 4 for 4 minutes length. i rolled a 6, 1 so 7 sections. and a 3 for 3 layers. one layer was guitar. i played the guitar with one hand while rolling the dice with another, playing the notes that i just rolled. if i rolled the same number then i'd switch to plucking both strings simultaneously. layer 2: i...

Duration:00:05:57

I saw wildflowers (Naviarhaiku129)

6/28/2016
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distant chatter, hot air, rising flowers. ...... I saw prisoners Sowing wildflowers By the road today. DEADLINE: 29th June Poem by Geoffrey Wilson Picture by Dmitry Chizhov - Upload your track to the Naviar Haiku group on Soundcloud - When you upload your entry, include "Naviarhaiku129 - I saw prisoners" in the title. - Please use a Creative Commons license for your track and set the track as downloadable should you wish to be included in the podcasts. For more information visit...

Duration:00:02:01

ʞık x Andre Darius and Riley Theodore x Pablo Reche - wormhole mulch (disquiet0233)

6/18/2016
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i love remixes.. i find the possibilities [paradoxically] greater than an 'original' piece. the first junto i did was the same concept, and i was really sparing on the fx there so i went the other direction here. -i recorded the 3 pieces playing in different instances of vlc and recorded that then reversed and added that -converted each piece to midi and recorded 30 sec's of those in 6 different instruments.. stretched to fit -ran the 30 second pieces through the mangle -adjusted the...

Duration:00:01:00

Crimson Sky (disquiet0232)

6/10/2016
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i do a lot of this. gave myself some extra constraints.. didnt use a noise gate or any limiting so if it went mental i'd have to deal with it on the fly. i wanted to get it so there was a complicated rhythm, bass, and mid/hi melody. recorded first go, came out ok. all done in podfarm.. synth mods, wah, delays, reverb etc .. 20 modules across two fx chains maglmmagkamgdkfadmsgdvblmbfbl;s,;s,bldf';.s'dFB:d.b';db# Disquiet Junto Project 0232: No Input The Assignment: Record a piece of music...

Duration:00:04:00

Quasar Split

6/8/2016
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just made from this sample https://soundcloud.com/synkrotron/emptythedishwasher for ambient online one sample dare 41.. join in here: http://www.ambientonline.org/forum/showthread.php?4547-One-Sample-Dare-41&p=33254#post33254 all done in audacity track 1- wahwah, echo, reverse bouncing ball delay, levelled track 2- reversed phaser echo track 3- first 10 seconds track 1 paulstretchedx10, bassboost, eq'd then repeated and reversed track 4- 2.00-2.10 track 1 paulstretched x10 repeated...

Duration:00:05:15

somer morn (disquiet0231)

6/5/2016
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nicely serendipitous this; i was recording the birds outside for a minute for last weeks naviar haiku and i happened upon an fx chain that really closely approximates a bird call the other day (eg. https://sevenism.bandcamp.com/track/jungle-thrush) thought about re-using the recording but then was away this weekend in the stereotypical bucolic english countryside (Somerset) and the birds were going mad and there was a bee buzzing around. hopefully it's quite difficult to tell the...

Duration:00:01:00

rowing through (Naviarhaiku126)

6/1/2016
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six string ambience fog random s&h seabirds crystal reverb emergence ~.~.~ rowing through out of the mist the wide sea DEADLINE: 8th June Poem by Masaoka Shiki http://terebess.hu/english/haiku/shiki.html Picture by Amy Zirkle https://www.flickr.com/photos/amyzirkle/11983745105/ - Upload your track to the Naviar Haiku group on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/groups/naviar-laboratory - When you upload your entry, include "Naviarhaiku126 - rowing through" in the title. - Please use a...

Duration:00:03:47

rhythmic woodpecker (Naviarhaiku125)

5/29/2016
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rhythmic chirping blackbirds [+pigeons, sparrows etc] in my back garden synth wind ~~~ rhythmic woodpecker chirping coot, whistling wind- woodland symphony DEADLINE: 1st June Poem by Amber Maitrejean Picture by Image Catalog - Upload your track to the Naviar Haiku group on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/groups/naviar-laboratory - When you upload your entry, include "Naviarhaiku125 - rhythmic woodpecker" in the title. - Please use a Creative Commons license for your track and set the...

Duration:00:02:03

Design I (disquiet0230)

5/27/2016
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i willfully misinterpreted the image; saw it as four separate layers for different instruments. wanted the waveforms to look like the symbols but didnt go over the top (considered clipping the shit out of them then fading and whatnot but didnt want it too distorted.) track 1: zynfx sofsynth thru podfarm ddly track 2: 12 string guitar (long section pstretched) track 3: my reedy voice ttrack 4: my reedy whistle stretched. all rendered into beautiful blue waveforms by audacity...

Duration:00:01:22

summer (Acrylic Corpse - Open Remix 2 100bpm)

5/24/2016
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remix of https://soundcloud.com/acrylic-corpse/open-remix-2-100bpm nothing added, only subtracted snippet stretches / echo n delay your turn

Duration:00:01:57

north of the mountains (naviarhaiku124)

5/21/2016
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a remix of a track from my newest album https://sevenism.bandcamp.com/track/mountain-view confusingly the album track was for this project but that was a few days ago and i needed to meddle! i've added digital space and width (cf disquiet) and made it more dark and distorted. ^^^ NAVIAR HAIKU Music inspired by haiku poetry soundcloud.com/groups/naviar-laboratory North of the mountains alien and dangerous - darkening clouds DEADLINE: 25th May Poem by Back Roads Haiku Picture by Image...

Duration:00:02:31