Following on from my last post about ambient music in offices, here’s an ambient album for you from my music making alter-ego LX Nen. Turn the volume down and leave it on in the background while you work for the full effect.
A ‘making of’ blog post will follow soon, and there’s a free download of the whole album if you follow the link in the video description.
Today, I found myself making this
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After many years of making do with on-line versions (and pondering paying a fortune on ebay for a third edition pack), Santa brought me my very own set of Schmidt and Eno “Oblique Strategies” cards. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, they are a set of over 100 cards that are used to get out of creative dead ends, developed by musical genius Brian Eno and a friend. Click the photo to be whisked off to Wikipedia’s longer and more detailed explanation, or head over to http://enoshop.co.uk to buy your own set.
Here’s a 10 minute version of “Slowdown” by LX Nen, the music from my last video. It’s a taster for an ambient album entirely generated from one recording of a toy music box, processed in Logic Audio using the amazing Valhalla suite of Audio Units.