NS Newsletter 008: 4 December 1999
______________________________________________________________________ n a m e s u p p r e s s e d n e w s l e t t e r 0 0 8 december 4th 1999 ______________________________________________________________________ [this issue] * antisocialite mp3 track demo * website survey / win a hyperkarma cd * it sample plugin for cool edit * we've found dj nitrous * listener's comments * rubicon ordering stuff [antisocialite mp3 track demo] "antisocialite" is a track I've been writing on and off for the last year or so. the music has been finished for a while but I haven't had much opportunity to record vocals. events during the last week gave me inspiration to try recording more vocals, and the resulting track sounds grittier, angrier and quite dark. an mp3 demo of "antisocialite" is now online, even though it is still a work in progress. the final album version will probably include some extra (better?) vocals and a more professional sound mix. there are a few parts in the track that I'd like to clean up, and I'm waiting for the first comments from people online. so if there's part of the song that you think could be better written, or even if you think the song is perfect (yeah right!), please send me your comments! antisocialite: namesuppressed.com/mp3s/nsantisocialdemo2.mp3 send comments: email@example.com [website surveys / win a hyperkarma cd] i've been working on and off for the last few months on designing the new namesuppressed website. it's not going so well, so now I'm asking for your help. i've put online all the mock-up site designs that we've come up with so far - all you have to do is visit them and fill out a quick survey at the end of the page. [Survey for email subscribers only! Sorry!] in return for filling out the survey, i'm giving away a copy of the new Black Not Green album "Hyperkarma" to one lucky winner. all you have to do is fill in your email address when you submit your survey details. you have an extra chance of winning for each survey you fill out! duplicate votes for each survey will be discarded, so don't think you can win by filling out the same survey 300 times! entries *will* close on December 31st, the winner will be announced in the next namesuppressed newsletter, which will hopefully arrive in the middle of January. the winner will be notified personally via email at the close of the competition. (of course, that's all assuming that the year 2000 doesn't bring the world to an early apocalyptic end....) survey/compo: [Survey for email subscribers only! Sorry!] cd review: https://www.namesuppressed.com/syneryder/ hyperkarma: http://www.blacknotgreen.com/ [it sample plugin for cool edit] over the last month I've written a plugin for the windows95 audio program cool edit 96. the plugin enables cool edit to load and save impulse tracker sample files directly, including editing loop points >from within cool edit. impulse tracker is the music program used to write most of namesuppressed's tracks, and i know many people on this list also use it to produce their own music. the shareware version of the plugin that is currently online is fully functional, but does have an annoying message that appears when you load and save files.... more incentive to register your shareware? download from: https://www.namesuppressed.com/syneryder/ more info: firstname.lastname@example.org [we've found dj nitrous] in the last newsletter i asked if anyone knew what had happened to dj nitrous, who wrote the original track "get down and rave" that inspired the namesuppressed re-version. it turns out that dj nitrous himself is on this mailing list, so i can now give you the url for the new djna records website. you might also like to download "get down and rave" from his website and compare it to the namesuppressed version, or check out any of his other XM tracks online. dj nitrous: www.nw.com.au/~davidb/djna original GDAR: www.nw.com.au/~davidb/djna/songs/getdown.zip [listener's comments] some strong opinions this month... it looks like "today, in unison" isn't quite as popular as it once was! this month's prize comment: "I just have listened to your song Today, In Unison and found it unprofessional, primitive and uninteresting. Maybe you should try something else but not making music?" at least he was honest! (maybe too honest?) he seemed to change his opinion after listening to the remix of "get down and rave" though: "I downloaded Get Down And Rave and my congratulations! it's better than Unison." please feel free to send in your feedback on any namesuppressed songs for the next newsletter. the weirder the comments the better! criticise me: email@example.com [rubicon ordering stuff] don't forget that there's still a few copies of the first namesuppressed album "rubicon" available. rubicon features some of namesuppressed's most popular songs, including endless green, hockey mad and wake in a fit of nanga tourette's. prices are $5 per cassette + p&h for australian customers. for overseas customers, prices are approximately $7 - $9 (US dollars) depending on where you live (overseas price includes postage). there are discounts for buying multiple copies. for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org [a quick note to sjw] okay... so maybe I would've been better off going to see toy story 2 on thursday night instead of working on this newsletter after all :] that's what happens when the survey database doesn't work out.... .dont need the games that you play. ------------------------------------------------------ namesuppressed the namesuppressed newsletter provides information on the electronic grunge/techno band namesuppressed, as well as news from other unsigned artists and the underground music scene. the newsletter is published monthly (though it has been less frequent recently). you are receiving this newsletter after subscribing to it online via either the namesuppressed or syneryder websites. contact info: - other info - music sales: email@example.com criticism: firstname.lastname@example.org - websites - https://www.namesuppressed.com/ http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Hills/3573/nsindex.html ______________________________________________________________________
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