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Old 06-10-2016, 07:06 PM   #1
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Get inspired by this excellent mockery of IDM


and then tell me,
Is this man spot on or just another pseudo-intellectual?

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Old 06-10-2016, 07:33 PM   #2
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Re: IDM tutorial

"I'm going to use ambient 9 cause that's 3x3"
made me giggle.

edit: the track at the end is pretty funny as well and actually quite chilled.

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Old 03-11-2016, 02:38 PM   #3
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Re: IDM tutorial

thank you. I now have to go change my underwear from laughing too hard.

mind you ... slightly scary just how easy it is to come up with a fake idm pastiche. makes you wonder why it takes Boards of Canada quite so long to come up with their albums
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Old 04-11-2016, 12:43 AM   #4
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I don't recall solipsism being in the satanic bible, that's weird
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Old 04-11-2016, 02:23 AM   #5
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That was choice.

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Old 04-11-2016, 09:26 AM   #6
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Re: IDM tutorial

Fucking brilliant.

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Old 08-11-2016, 01:47 PM   #7
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Re: IDM tutorial

I feel guilty for liking this as I'm a huge IDM fan

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Old 08-11-2016, 06:10 PM   #8
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Re: IDM tutorial

That was hilarious, and I actually enjoyed the track at the end too!

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Old 08-11-2016, 06:25 PM   #9
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Re: IDM tutorial

I dislike these videos a lot, he doesn't really research any actual information, giving false info about them. The outcome of the tracks are always wrong and are nothing like the genres.

While he makes fun of the genres for entertainment, he could introduce some good examples that could change people's minds from hating the genres to maybe there's something to them, but he doesn't.

I mean he could introduce people to new genres with this, but he makes sure it doesn't happen.

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Old 09-11-2016, 01:12 AM   #10
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I just make some fucked up weird shit in your daw which has no resemblance to popular dance music and then call it intelligent.
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Old 11-11-2016, 04:54 PM   #11
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haha thats nice
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Old 11-11-2016, 06:07 PM   #12
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I loled

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Re: IDM tutorial

So the tutorial bit had some very usable techniques but the song was weak. Randomly generated video was very random but cool to know that exists as a thing! The humour seemed to be trying a bit hard to be Honey Badger esque but still kinda amusing for the first minute or two. Basically the joke is it's called "intelligent" but that's pretentious and who gets to say what intelligence is? Never heard anyone mention that about the name "IDM" before
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Old 28-05-2017, 11:57 AM   #14
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Re: IDM tutorial

i have make a tutorial on yT (no voice for make complex random drums

watch?v=T4b-Vq0FT8c

(can't share link for now) this tutorial is on ableton and u need a lot of loop for create things like this hope you enjoy!
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Brilliant
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Old 19-06-2017, 10:03 AM   #16
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Haha, I follow the maker of that vid on Instagram and he's absolutely hilarious. Legitimately considering becoming a Patreon supporter.
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Old 19-06-2017, 03:07 PM   #17
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Instructions unclear. Now making vaporwave.

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