August 13th, 2014

"Double Primes" indicating the use of two prime numbers; 13 and 23. In this case they are being applied to a phasing experiment which has rendered a multitude of information.

A method to create a tangible phasing experience, in which NO TWO BARS/SECTIONS of the loop repeat EVER, is to compare the wavelength of two frequencies, or two groups of frequencies, (which are little phasing experiments in themselves) to obtain a measurable result.

Within the first cycle, wherein both signals are started simultaneously at the ZERO point, "THEEEEE Down Beat for the experiment," -- "The Golden First beat" which is the focus of the experiment.

The wave length of one, being longer than the other, means they will always be converging or diverging, as they move in time toward a specific point, in which they will both cross ZERO at exactly the same time, thus beginning the diverge/converge cycle right back where they initially started.

The Question: How long does it take, or in some cases, how long WOULD IT take (Hours? Days? Months? Years?), for the two wavelengths to cross ZERO together; how long before they're "in sync" for a nano-second.

39 sections of approx. 6.8s each (three, {itself a prime number} sets of 13)
23 sections of 11.9s.
2427.8s after they were both started, they crossed zero together.
(coolest observation thus far: A male, possibly an evangelist, delivering a heart felt speech in the background with repeating phrases that, due to the converge/diverge cycle, morph into different phrases "That's a good one" morphing into "Ask a Prescott" etc.)

I have WAY too much free time.

Note of possible import:
Although I have been using phasing experiments in my songwriting for years and am familiar with the mixing of time signatures to achieve an unusual texture /see my file Gone Again Loop http://freesound.org/people/JimiMod/sounds/202911/
this particular incident was accidental in nature, meaning; I collected the parts from another project not knowing why, cleaned, effected, EQed them, and repeated them until they matched up crossed at ZERO. What or whomever had wanted to run this experiment, had their data and made a hasty exit. A few listens later, and I was hooked.

Personal use as background music for your life, science fiction film, or film in general when an air of inquisitive-mystery is required, a scenario of discovery, a joyful experience, deep thought, ad naseum....

Attribution goes to Loki Freign and the other members of Daffodil. Their instrumental called Dangerpin, is the origination point for this project, wherein certain sounds are isolated, radically altered and used as the foundation for many of my recent projects. It can be heard at this link
Thank you for allowing me the use of this dynamic source.

Be sure and read Chapters 11 thru 17 BEFORE next Wednesday.


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    BladeRusher 1 year, 1 month ago

    This is awesome. I cant stop listening it. Great job!

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    RockitBoi 1 year, 1 month ago

    thas sooo cool. Thank you.

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    JimiMod 1 year, 1 month ago

    I don't own any high-end gear. No MIDI or quantizer are used. Every sound is measured and placed by ear.

    I have SOME technology at my disposal but I don't think this is about pushing buttons, and think it shows in the work if you're a hands on person.

    I was once a fairly successful guitarist/singer/songwriter, but I don't play instruments any longer. I alter everyday sounds most of the time and occasionally make a foray into sampling pre recorded music, as I did here,

    The human voice is my favorite tool--more information in a 2 second sigh than a 2 minute synth patch glued together with MIDI and overblown effects packages.

    I use effects to be sure, but none are preset to apply multiple effects simultaneously, rendering a plane crash in a sjubway in 4/4 timing with assigned overtones, panicking crowds and reverberating mayhem by pressing a single button.

    I'm and old school guy, lotta gray hair, but I haven't got a lawn to fuss over, so I play with sound. My work is handcrafted.

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    Sycopation 1 year, 1 month ago

    You're right, it really bears no resemblance. Lots of interesting percussion sounds in that song.

    What program did you use to do this? Some kind of wade editor or something?

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    JimiMod 1 year, 1 month ago

    This loop also uses Dangerpin as a source

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