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    Glitch – A Free VST from Illformed

    Posted on January 24th, 2011

    Glitch VST from Illformed

    I haven’t had a chance to install and check this out yet, but, this looks like a promising VST for doing glitchy drums! It was created by Kieran Foster, a programmer from England. I can’t wait to try this until when I get back home… If I ever do. I’ll update with samples when I am able to play with, however, there are sound samples on the site. Here is a description from the site.

    Glitch features a pattern-based effects sequencer that takes the incoming audio, breaks it down into user-defined slices, and then applies different effects to each slice. The sounds it generates range from quite subtle to extremely bizarre, depending on how much you tweak the controls.

    http://illformed.org/plugins/glitch/

    There are some other VST plugins for your perusal as well, check them out.

    http://illformed.org/plugins/

    Mattahan

    Posted on January 7th, 2011

    Mattahan is amazing, check out his website for some artwork similar to the style above; the style of AWESOME.

    I’m also a huge fan of his Gant and Buuf icon sets, I’ve been using them for almost 3 years now for my dock icons.

    BLOUSE (u.s.a.): 4000 World Games

    Posted on January 5th, 2011

    BLOUSE (u.s.a.) – 4000 World Games

    Today we have a short ambient piece from BLOUSE (u.s.a.) who resides in Seattle. I’m really digging this sound. You can download the entire album for free on the Bandcamp site below, check it out!

    blouseblouse.bandcamp.com

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    Biepang: Bleak Leisure

    Posted on December 22nd, 2010

    Biepang – Bleak Leisure

    Biepang is from Tampa, Florida and makes awesome electro music! I love the synthesizer work and it would make Vince Noir proud. Here is the tune Bleak Leisure from the album named the same! Find more of his work below and an interview with him here from Beat Portal.

    myspace.com/biepang | clone.nl | zero-inch.com

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    The Lunar Eclipse And Thoughts On Ramtha’s Eclipsophobia

    Posted on December 21st, 2010

    You know, I think it’s quite unsatisfactory that the moon would pick such an early hour in the morning to eclipse. People have jobs, deadlines and other obligations preventing us from staying up all evening. If I could guess, the channeled spirit of “Ramtha” had something to do with this.

    It’s about time we begin sending letters to the Moon to protest this outrageousty, surely preventing any further unwelcome lunar eclipse scheduling conflicts. It just so happens that a total solar eclipse will take place on 13-14 November, 2012. Cue up the tofu barbecue, tin foil hats and conspiracy theories: this one hasn’t happened since July 11, 1725. However, much like the sneaky tricks of the Moon, it will only be visible in countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Chile.

    Start saving up to travel to one of these fabulous destinations, or, start transmitting the Sun staunchly and sternly worded letters demanding expanded coverage for other countries. The choice is yours.

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