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About taikakim

Musician, adventurer, builder and wonderer.

Kadonneet maat

About four or five years ago I felt strongly, that the Aavepyörä sound has dominated my musical output too strongly, and that I was getting stuck in the same manners. I laid the project to rest in my mind (for … Continue reading

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Xentonal and Xenharmonic tutorial for Bitwig 3.1+

With microtonal music the sound of intervals and chords can be more or less dissonant or alien-sounding. Partly this is due to us being used to hearning acoustic music in 12-TET, with timbres that almost without exception share the same … Continue reading

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Summamutikka resurrected!

After nearly 20 years, I found I started making music as Summamutikka again. Here is the first release, a few no-nonsense 90s style goa trance tracks. 100% of the profts go to support Survival International and their work towards indigenous … Continue reading

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Harmonic effects for Bitwig 2.x

In this tutorial, we will learn how to calculate semitone values for the individual partials in the harmonic series, and create a filter effect based on this, as well as modify this effect so that we can remove partials at … Continue reading

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Poly modal impulse resonator synth for Bitwig 2.5

Originally this was just an experiment that got a bit out of hand, but eventually I found the instrument to be so useful to me that I went through the considerable trouble of cleaning it up for release.

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Bitwig 2.5 generative music primer

This will be a tutorial on a way to create generative music on Bitwig. It will sound like this: Everything here is written from the point of view of version 2.5 and upwards. Later versions might have different tools with … Continue reading

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Fertility Friend Meeting 2019

Eipä turhempi kattaus. Tervetuloa :)

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Hippie Tipi & Puzzle Effect 7.-8.-12.

I have some new music I wrote as Summamutikka that I tried out already at Kosmos and Lost in Summertime earlier this year, cool to see how they work out this time :) I haven’t been terribly active writing trance, … Continue reading

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Aavepyörä Audio Crafting #4 – Building a wavetable oscillator in Bitwig

I saw many people requesting that Bitwig would get a native wavetable synth. So here’s just how to do one yourself, and also load wavetables from Komplexer, Serum and other wavetable synths. (Notice that this was written before the new … Continue reading

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Summamutikka – Taii Kayka remastered!

Over the years the most requested thing have been better sounding versions of the Summamutikka tracks, since the original “mastering” that I did was pretty bad in 2001. So here is just that, enjoy!

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