Oolite Bulletins

For information and discussion about Oolite.
It is currently Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:16 am

All times are UTC




Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 2:39 pm 
Online
---- E L I T E ----
---- E L I T E ----
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:20 pm
Posts: 6108
Location: Aboard the Pitviper S.E. "Blackwidow"
A few years ago, I learned of an album that a friend of mine had made a couple of years earlier, and released under a CC BY-NC 3.0 licence.. it's been floating around on my hard-drive ever since, and I had vague ideas of making a HyperRadio Musicpack for it at some point.

Tonight I finally found a round tuit, and got it done.. So here it is, cryostat37's electronica album, +cataclysm+

It's a musical journey, so properly speaking, the tracks should be played in order, but they stand up well on their own.. the journey gets a little dark, as the title suggests, but IMO ends on a hopeful note.

Here are cryostat37's own notes on the album:
Quote:
This album was written in around 2003-5 when I worked as a lab tech in a college in Liverpool. I was supposed to submit just a 3min track but ended up submitting the second half of this album. Although being fairly tech savvy, it was the first time I'd encountered Reason (music software) so that's responsible for most of the noise with cubase running the sequencing side of things and samples.

This is my second proper album, the first one had too many songs about badgers, so I wrote this instead. This has nothing to do with badgers but is all about us puny humans who have the intelligence, stupidity and it appears the premeditated intent to wipe ourselves from the fossil record along with everything else.
Tracklist:
  • Floodplain
  • Protean Express
  • Tempest Season
  • Discarded Opportunities
  • Chimerical Mediums
  • Bellcurve - Proliferation
  • Bellcurve - Accretion
  • Bellcurve - Plateau
  • Bellcurve - Freefall
  • Bellcurve - Aftermath
I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.

Download link:
https://app.box.com/s/ecj907mczogftchgvm8r

The OXZ version is available through the 1.80 Expansion Pack Manager or manually via the Wiki entry.

_________________
Most games have some sort of paddling-pool-and-water-wings beginning to ease you in: Oolite takes the rather more Darwinian approach of heaving you straight into the ocean, often with a brick or two in your pockets for luck. ~ Disembodied


Last edited by Diziet Sma on Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:52 am, edited 2 times in total.

Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:11 pm 
Offline
Oolite 2 Art Director
Oolite 2 Art Director
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jul 14, 2006 12:29 pm
Posts: 2255
Location: Wales
Awesome, just started listening to this on Soundcloud - this floodplain track is Amazing! Thanks for this Dizzy

_________________
Wiki homepage for my OXP: [wiki]Griff Industries[/wiki]


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 2:57 pm 
Online
---- E L I T E ----
---- E L I T E ----
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:20 pm
Posts: 6108
Location: Aboard the Pitviper S.E. "Blackwidow"
:D

I'm glad you like it..

_________________
Most games have some sort of paddling-pool-and-water-wings beginning to ease you in: Oolite takes the rather more Darwinian approach of heaving you straight into the ocean, often with a brick or two in your pockets for luck. ~ Disembodied


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 1:02 pm 
Offline
---- E L I T E ----
---- E L I T E ----
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:11 am
Posts: 850
Location: Brisbane,Australia
me too only had time to listen to floodplain so far. like it very much....
good background music for cookies and wings3D

_________________
Arthur: OK. Leave this to me. I'm British. I know how to queue.
OR i could go with
Arthur Dent: I always said there was something fundamentally wrong with the universe.
or simply
42


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:20 pm 
Offline
Deadly
Deadly
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:57 pm
Posts: 169
Location: My God it's full of stars
Loaded onto my moby, 5.1 surround activated.......Currently cruising at mach 9 in a universe near you!

Very good indeed. Guaranteed to be played to death! 8)

BBD

_________________
Do not press this button [O].....Oh Bugger!
Cobra MKIII Grendal's Dam


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:08 pm 
Offline
---- E L I T E ----
---- E L I T E ----
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:11 am
Posts: 850
Location: Brisbane,Australia
Quote:
Loaded onto my moby, 5.1 surround activated.......Currently cruising at mach 9 in a universe near you!

Very good indeed. Guaranteed to be played to death! 8)

BBD
what are you doing posting? back to that keyboard build!!! lol

_________________
Arthur: OK. Leave this to me. I'm British. I know how to queue.
OR i could go with
Arthur Dent: I always said there was something fundamentally wrong with the universe.
or simply
42


Top
   
PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:40 pm 
Offline
Deadly
Deadly
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:57 pm
Posts: 169
Location: My God it's full of stars
OOPS! :mrgreen:

BBD

_________________
Do not press this button [O].....Oh Bugger!
Cobra MKIII Grendal's Dam


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:39 am 
Online
---- E L I T E ----
---- E L I T E ----
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:20 pm
Posts: 6108
Location: Aboard the Pitviper S.E. "Blackwidow"
Ok.. Wiki entry made and OXZ version now available. :D

_________________
Most games have some sort of paddling-pool-and-water-wings beginning to ease you in: Oolite takes the rather more Darwinian approach of heaving you straight into the ocean, often with a brick or two in your pockets for luck. ~ Disembodied


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:10 am 
Offline
Deadly
Deadly
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:57 pm
Posts: 169
Location: My God it's full of stars
Tis very good stuff. Still listening to it.

<Thinks.... If I rip my Queen, Flash Gordon album, I can have Voltan shouting
'GORDAN'S ALIVE!'
Followed by attack of the hawkmen> :mrgreen:

BBD

_________________
Do not press this button [O].....Oh Bugger!
Cobra MKIII Grendal's Dam


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:19 am 
Online
---- E L I T E ----
---- E L I T E ----
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:20 pm
Posts: 6108
Location: Aboard the Pitviper S.E. "Blackwidow"
Quote:
If I rip my Queen, Flash Gordon album, I can have Voltan shouting
'GORDAN'S ALIVE!'
Followed by attack of the hawkmen> :mrgreen:

BBD
Go for it.. it's easy enough to do.. but you should note that the recommendation to reduce the levels to -6.9db is not a hard-and-fast rule.. for some recordings, that may be far too much. It very much depends on the original recording levels of the track in question. I've found that often, anywhere from -2 to -4 db is better. Some experimentation is called for. (For +cataclysm+, the track levels were reduced by -2 to -3 db, depending on the particular track in question)

I have several of my own albums ripped to musicpacks, and a "Rock Gold" compilation.. probably my "Best of Creedence Clearwater Revival" compilation gets the most play.. Run Through the Jungle and Bad Moon Rising set the mood brilliantly when inbound at an Anarchy system.

_________________
Most games have some sort of paddling-pool-and-water-wings beginning to ease you in: Oolite takes the rather more Darwinian approach of heaving you straight into the ocean, often with a brick or two in your pockets for luck. ~ Disembodied


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited