Posted by martycutler, written by PD
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Size: 3,064kb, uploaded 11/18/2008 9:55:57 AM
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A traditional tune updated with my MIDI arrangement featuring modern 3-finger banjo accompanied by looped drums and electronic pads. This version was originally used as an online demo for one of my articles for Electronic Musician Magazine.
Saturday, February 6, 2010 @2:52:05 AM
Marty - This is very nice! I like the hip-hoppy, relaxed, funky, improvised solo. Was it done using a MIDI controller and sampled banjo sound? I hear hints of that (but could be wrong).
Saturday, February 6, 2010 @7:15:12 AM
You could also be right... It is a sampled banjo. Ironically, I played it in in real time. I had a demo of the tune, and it was just too noisy to use a real banjo, so I used my MIDI banjo. It's a reasonably good-sounding bunch of samples, and uses a round-robin technique, which alternates between different samples on the same pitches. That keeps consecutive notes from sounding exactly alike.
Friday, October 8, 2010 @7:51:57 AM
LOved the arabic/new age/R&B vibe for the rhythm tracks. Love the banjo work too.
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