[linux-audio-user] Collaboration

Mario Lang mlang at delysid.org
Thu Jul 7 02:55:20 EDT 2005

Steve D <groups at xscd.com> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 11:02:24AM +0200, Thorsten Wilms wrote, in
> response to Steve D's musings about possibly collaborating with someone
> by trying to create some music using someone else's audio
> file--specifically a drum/percussion track:
>> I would like to hear what you come up with on some breakbeats, if you are 
>> interested:
>> http://wrstud.uni-wuppertal.de/~ka0394/this_and_that.ogg
>> Just ignore the overy simplistic and repetetiv melody, it's a very old 
>> track :)
>> I could load the drumloops up, no arrangement, as I'm very busy and I would 
>> do it in MusE anyway, not Ardour as I don't feel like learning to use it,  
>> since I usualy need both audio and midi in one go (the original has been 
>> created with Cubase VST).
>> This offer is also open for anyone else.
>> Thorsten Wilms
> --- --- ---
> Hello Thorsten--
> I downloaded the re-uploaded file of "This and That" (the one whose data
> was not corrupted), and worked on it for about 2 days, off and on. I
> added various harmony and melodic stuff until I ran out of ideas, which
> was about halfway through the piece. The original "breakbeats" file (as
> you called it) is about 6 minutes 30 seconds long, and my version
> chopped it roughly in half, to about 3 and a quarter minutes.
> If you or anyone cares to hear the results, the files are here:
> Thorsten Wilms, This and That (original file):
> http://www.xscd.com/pub/music/ogg/thorsten-wilms_this_and_that.ogg
> Thorsten Wilms and Steve Doonan, This and That (the version with my
> additions):
> http://www.xscd.com/pub/music/ogg/thorsten-wilms-and-steve-doonan_this_and_that.ogg

Wow.  I listened to the original breakbeats track yesterday or so, and
was very interested what would come out of the colab project.  I very
much like the result!  This track is the just right thing I needed today
to get motivated for work. :-)


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