Peculiar samples

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Peculiar samples

Post by Operatron » Tue May 26, 2009 10:45 am

What is the weirdest ,funniest,craziest,bizarre,scariest,accidental,unique,grose,extrange, sound you ever sampled and perhaps used in a song ?
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by Big Gnome » Tue May 26, 2009 2:06 pm

Nothing hugely exotic...I've made some percussion and rhythmic loops by pounding on colanders and soda bottles or yanking strips of paper taut; I've sampled myself slowly scraping various materials across guitar strings; I sampled a few notes from my sister's doudouk (a middle eastern pipe instrument), although that didn't turn out very impressive. I think the oddest thing I've sampled was a lightbulb beaten against my palm--I chopped of the sound of the impact which left me with a weird breathy sound from (I assume) the filament vibrating.
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by tallowwaters » Tue May 26, 2009 9:40 pm

There is a sticky thread if you look at the top of the sampler forum. Tips for cool samples.

Otherwise, I do tons of weird s**t to make weird samples, and not just the found sound percussion stuff.

But I am going to be a total c**t and not say anything else.
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by matia » Tue May 26, 2009 10:03 pm

I sampled a total c**t saying nothing once. 8)

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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by Operatron » Tue May 26, 2009 11:27 pm

Thanks for the advice tallowwaters ...,the threads might be somehow asociated/related (by the fact that this is the sample forum)but they have not relation at all..., im not looking for "cool" samples nor tips ("tips for cool samples ") , im just asking people to share their weird sampling sound's experiences and such ...... lol


That sounds like a lot of fun Big Gnome !


Keep them coming !
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by tallowwaters » Wed May 27, 2009 2:31 am

Okay, I will play, but only a little.

Aerosol cans rattling and spraying make great hi hats.
Cinder Blocks grinding together (I can't take credit for that one)
Camera Whirs


All of these are in my ESX:
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by Shreddie » Wed May 27, 2009 7:25 pm

Nothing massively wierd although perhaps like Tallow, I have sampled workshop tools and the like.

I'm still trying to get a decent sample of a duck fart though, that's the holy grail for me!

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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by balma » Wed May 27, 2009 10:11 pm

Weird samples can be:

Weird phrases...

Weird sounds....

I have a DIRT BIKE BMW Dakar 650, nice for COSTA RICA bad roads.

On the wallets, I travel with a small battery, and a ESX sampler, and a MINI DISC with microphone.


Going here to the beach or the tropical forests, is about 2 hours.

I went to ESTERILLOS beach. You would be amazed the weird sounds and chants that the frogs sing all night.

there are about 20 species of different singing frogs on that beach, you can find several of them in a small amount of water (and also full of mosquitoes) singing at the same time. All of them making their own song.

These samples are beatiful, because are unique. I make these trips searching for sounds, at least once per month.
It's not expensive, and in this tiny country, you have access to a wide spectrum of ambient sounds, gifts from the nature....



Now, talkin about phrases, I have a huge collection of hundreds of p**n videos. I HATE HATE HATE the p**n with musical background
ALways the music sucks, because there is no better song than a woman moaning full of pleasure satisfaction.

They go increasing during the act, changing the intensity, velocity, and making variations.

I sample these moans, and classify them.

Also, love the interviews with the girls. RANDOM, they say some beatiful phrases that I feel forced to include in my music
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by diezdiazgiant » Thu May 28, 2009 2:53 am

On the topic of sampling p**n...

The sounds of a swampy c**t being deep dicked... makes good percussion with some short decay it sounds like some good clicky perc...
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by Bitexion » Thu May 28, 2009 11:04 am

Fart sounds make good bass drums if downsampled alot. Also burps. You wouldn't wanna hold my microphone against your mouth for sure :)

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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by matia » Fri May 29, 2009 11:26 pm

diezdiazgiant wrote:On the topic of sampling p**n...

The sounds of a swampy c**t being deep dicked... makes good percussion with some short decay it sounds like some good clicky perc...
Gah ... dirty ...:)

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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by TrondC » Fri Jun 05, 2009 11:58 am

yeah, the spray can in Joy Division's "she's lost control" sure sounds like a synth-hat to me until I saw "24 hour party people" :D

other than that, I don't have much, I had my friend whisper "Nosferatu", and pitched down to the max on my ESX makes for some insane, deep growls.. actually scared me when I turned off all the lights and had a noise-jam :p

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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by blitzdj86 » Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:35 pm

I still haven't got a portable recorder.. which I'd love to get sometime..

for now the weirdest thing I have done,
is put a contact mic on the bottom of a can of ginger beer and drink it all/let it sit just after opening to fizz and bubble.

The crossing of metallic sounds and liquid sounds is rather nice

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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by cornutt » Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:41 am

Got all kinds of things from walking around the mall one day with a portable recorder in my shirt pocket.

Did a quasi-cowbell once by sampling a can of green beans.

Probably my strangest sample was a sample of the sampler's own CPU clock noise. I turned the gain all the way up on an unconnected input, sampled and normalized, and then ran it through ring modulation three or four times.
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Re: Peculiar samples

Post by audible » Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:08 pm

For a documentary on chicken farms, I once used a loop made of sampled eggs. Tapping them, being crushed, dropped into pans from 3 ft, slowly peeled after boiling, frying them, slowly treading on the shells, etc.
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