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andre

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13 years 7 months
Location
Hamburg, Germany
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Cognitone

Recent Blog Posts

Taking Back The World

By andre

Now it's time for Pop. I've written this song many years ago with an early version of Synfire, long before it became available to the public. Today Synfire is way more powerful (...)

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Escaping Writer's Block

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More than any other kind of software, Synfire confronts you with the essential questions of creativity. What do you do to kick off creative momentum?

The Pale Rider (file attached)

By andre

I have no idea why the rider is pale or where and why she's actually riding, but since this arrangement lends itself so fantastically to Snippets sessions, I updated it and published a remix as one of the new Synfire examples.

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Theo Alexander

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Great example of a minimalist style with maximum effect. I thought you might also enjoy his music, as I do while nonstop programming Synfire 2.0. Awesome stuff for such a young artist (...)

Synfire 2.0 Preview

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Although there's still a long way to go, I will begin sharing the first sneak previews into what's going on behind the scenes, starting this weekend. So be sure to check out (...)

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Upright Bass !!

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Extremely cool upright bass solo here. I just came across this while programming a similar style for the upcoming generative algos. Erm, it won't be quite as exciting as this live performance (...)

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Introduction To Synfire

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Users that are new to Synfire often expect it to work like a DAW. To their credit, the difference is indeed difficult to tell at first glance, at least until it's unique (...)

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On Intelligent Generators

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Artificial intelligence has been around for decades, but only recently neural networks, deep learning in particular, became a hot topic again. I wanted to share a bit of insight into Cognitone's perspective on this is and what we are currently doing in the way of new intelligent features for Synfire.

Up for remixes: Sprikes

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This is an example song featuring 10 instances of Sprike and no other synth (except a drum preset from Soundcase). So this is a real demo of what you can do with (...)

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Sprike: Feedback and Patches

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Enjoying Sprike already? We'd love to hear some feedback and encourage you to explore it and create some new sounds. We'd love to hear them! I should note that Synfire 1.8 is (...)

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