City Slicker jeabzz DIY : A Lomographic Anthem

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I’ve always liked the click of a shutter, the buzz of a flash and all the other little sounds our analog cameras produce. So I decided to make a little song with them!

As sound designer, an important part of my job is to record sounds and to work with them. I can transform them or just work on their own texture to obtain the results I want. We are all amazed by the shots we obtain by using our lomography cameras. But what about theirs sounds? I decided to record several sounds from different cameras to create a “lomographic” sound Bank.

So I chose several cameras that have really interesting sounds.

First, let me introduce to you the dear members of my lomographic orchestra:

Lubitel 2, Diana F+, Nikon FM2, Lomography Spinner, Supersampler, “Mini Diana”http://shop.lomography.com/diana-mini, Diana Flash, Lomokino, Fed 5B

I recorded many sounds which can be produced by those cameras. Then I obtained a Sound Bank with more than 100 sounds. (For the connoisseur, I recorded every sound in high quality, at 96 khz and 24 bits…) Once I managed to create this sound bank, I arrived at the funny part of the production. Just to play with every sound and to create a song by using all these elements.

To do this I used my Daw (digital audio workstation) as a sequencer. Actually, you can find lots of software and some freeware to create songs on your computer. First I managed to create a rhythmic section by using only the sounds from my cameras. Some sounds were processed to obtain kind of special effects that I used to do some funny transitions etc…

Finally, after creating several parts of the song by using only my lomographic sounds, I added a baseline and one melody to add some groove to the song ;D You can watch the video where I explain quickly the way to produce this song and also, enjoy the song!

I did this for fun and I hope liked listening to it. If you are interested in creating your own lomographic anthem but you don’t have microphones or other stuff to record your own sounds, just send me a message and I’ll share with you my lomographic sound bank ! ;D

Btw, here is a link to the song in High Quality.

Have fun folks! ;)

written by jeabzz on 2012-08-21 in #gear #tipster

16 Comments

  1. susielomovitz
    susielomovitz ·

    AMAZIIIIING!!!!! JUST AMAZING! Great work my friend! I want a ticket for the Big Lomo-Band Orchesta Concert!!! Congrats!!!

  2. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    BRAVO @jeabzz!! J'adore toute l'idee et le morceau!!! :))

  3. kathepalacio
    kathepalacio ·

    Amazing

  4. coca
    coca ·

    Amazing!!!!!!!!! fantastic work!!! love it :)

  5. ecchymoses
    ecchymoses ·

    oh wow !

  6. jeffr
    jeffr ·

    well done and great idea!

  7. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    wow!! made me wanna go out and shoot! :D

  8. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Hahaha this is so awesome, I love that you look so happy!

  9. anafaro
    anafaro ·

    Love it!!!!! :D

  10. mikahsupageek
    mikahsupageek ·

    Coolos =)

  11. dannyedwards
    dannyedwards ·

    bravo!

  12. guaguito
    guaguito ·

    yeaaaahhh

  13. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    this is sooo coool! love the music video also. Great job man!

  14. stouf
    stouf ·

    Mais euuu j'arrive pas à voir la vidéo... La musique est super!

  15. jeabzz
    jeabzz ·

    @susielomovitz : Yeah Thanx, i'll check with other band members if there are motivated to come to play in Spain ;DD
    @vicuna @kathepalacio @coca @ecchymoses @jeffr @adi_totp @anafaro @mikahsupageek @dannyedwards @guaguito @guanatos : Thank you all ! And sorry for the late reply, the article has been published while my holidays ;)
    @natalieerachel ahah yeah it was lot of fun to do it :)
    @stouf merci ! c'est dommage pour la video, j'avais effectué une super "flash dance"! :D

  16. escudero
    escudero ·

    Eres un genio! Muy bueno!

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