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NEMO 027
year: 2008

project coordinator:Krispen Hartung
mastering: Krispen Hartung
artwork:Krispen Hartung

CT-Bugs is a collection of compositions based on a set of sample recordings of a various insects from around the world. No other sound sources were used other than the insects. The artists, all members of (CT) Collective, manipulated these sample recordings with various effects and audio software, in order to produce their final work of musical art.

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5 Peter Gambles
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Composed entirely within Ableton Live, using two sound clips of bugs’ courtship songs, sampled and manipulated in various ways.

Sounds used:
Tritomegas bicolor and Sehirus luctuosus courtship songs courtesy of Prof. Dr. Matija Gogala, Natural History Museum of Slovenia (http://www2.arnes.si/%7eljprirodm3/okvir.html). Many thanks to Professor Matija for his permission to use his recordings.

Pied Shield Bug (Tritomegas bicolor) by ‘nutmeg66’ on Flikr website
(Creative Commons License Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic)

Sehirus luctuosus by Keith Edkins on http://www.gwydir.demon.co.uk/insects/index.htm
(Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike2.5 License.

Thanks to ‘angstrom’ of the Ableton Live forum for the tutorial and example racks for making generative music in Ableton Live

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