February 11, 2006

Four Measures Of Fury final mix for February...

by Chris Randall

As you can see, we've finished the first installment of Four Measures Of Fury. This worked out beyond my wildest expectations, so we'll definitely do it again next month (and I already have a good loop lined up, too!)

I got (not including myself) 28 submissions, which is just a hair under 1% of the average unique daily readership of this blog. On the one hand, I thought more people would participate; on the other hand, I'm almost glad more didn't, because with dealing with the BigSeq release, this almost got away from me. I'm definitely going to have a submission form for next month's entries, to better organize everything so I can do it all in one sitting.

Without further ado, here is the MP3 of the whole mess, rendered straight from Nuendo. I used a pretty heavy dose of L3 to tame the levels, because the submissions were all over the map, so if you submitted, yours might sound a little more squished than when it left your computer. Including the original loop and mine, there are 30 in all, which ends up being slightly over 3 minutes long. It is a mind-bending collection that runs the gamut from nearly prog-rock to nearly ambient. The amazing thing you'll immediately notice is that they all blend together quite well. Using the common source material is the cause of that, I suppose.

No favorites were played, and I added all the files in the order they were received or put up on the site. Here is the list, in order, with websites where applicable:

1. Original Loop

2. Chris Randall

3. shamann

4. Peter Forret

5. Ruger Seeds

6. Switchonoff

7. Wade Alin

8. skOre

9. unempty

10. Angstrom

11. thephlexican

12. X. Cerveau

13. James Douglas

14. PBXorcist

15. Matt Giant

16. Jan Nemecek

17. Navs Abbanay

18. Niclas Markb?ck

19. Till

20. Jason vanHelsdingen

21. Bjorn Vayner

22. Cain Torst

23. meto

24. G?sta Wellmer

25. Georg Bosch

26. D' MacKinnon

27. Brandon Daniel

28. MarkmaN

29. Justin Walgran

30. Chris Cortier



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Feb.13.2006 @ 4:33 AM
Cain Torst
I was quite pleasantly suprised how well most of it worked together, most good times. Looking forward to next month.

Feb.14.2006 @ 3:33 AM
yeah, looking forward to next month! (And an arranged version would be nice - for example mine would be better switched with the one before it... but well ;) )

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