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CIPHER

 Genre: Experimental
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The challenge: make a song in 5 minutes.

The result: Failure

I did manage to slap something together in 8 minutes and 14 seconds - thus the title 494 (seconds). All loops, no vocals - just sound FX.

I just grabbed the first loops that came up in each search. This is the result.
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Hits: 1880
Comments: 4
Fans: 0
Plays: 54
Downloads: 100
Votes: 0
Uploaded: Nov 29, 2006 - 12:36:53 PM
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2006 - 12:36:53 PM Last Played: Feb 04, 2015 - 03:42:56 PM
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G5
Software:
GB, loops
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stooey said 3952 days ago (November 29th, 2006)
Neat!
Hey Cipher.

You may be disappointed in it, but I think it's kind of neat. I especially find it interesting how you mixed war FX with laughing. Are you saying that war is funny? Or are you laughing at the futility of it all? Hmmmm. makes you wonder.

All in all, I think 8 min 14 sec well spent.

Stooey
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CIPHER said 3952 days ago (November 29th, 2006)
Thanks for the listen
To clarify, I think war is one of the worst things there is and certainly not funny in the least.

The laughter juxtaposed with gunfire is the mad cackling of a warmonger. The kind of man who would justify killing in the name of whatever he hold sacred - be it money, power or simple bloodlust.

I think it is important to beat around the Bush.

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KDub
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pooey said 3952 days ago (November 29th, 2006)
Heh...
Not bad at all. Very cool. Amazing that you could do it in under 10 minutes. Good going.
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ktb said 3951 days ago (November 30th, 2006)
failure?
I beg to differ, it may not be polished to your standards, but its a great trancy, ambient number. I can't even boot up in 5 minutes :-)
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Name: Heaving Cipher Steelwork
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Forced ukulele lessons in grade school threatened to forever destroy any chance of me growing to love and make music. Mercifully, the hatred of stringed instruments dissolved during adolescence, along with my innocence and respect for authority. Ente... [see more]

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Experimental music is any music that challenges the commonly accepted notions of what music is. There is an overlap with avant-garde music. John Cage was a pioneer in experimental music and defined and gave credibility to the form. As with other edge

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