Electone B55

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-08-18T05:10:17+02:00

This week I´ve been busy playing with an Yamaha Electone B55 from 1978 :-)

This is a first short song I have recorded using bitwig. Except for the drums every sound is from the B55.

Electone B55

zen garden

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-08-08T09:59:03+02:00

For this animation I played with the displacement output of the material node in cycles

you can download the blend file here

zen garden

Recreating the Inception Braaam with a Volca Bass

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-18T06:35:08+02:00

I recreated the famous Inception Braaaam sound from the trailer using my volca bass and a KP Mini (for the reverb). The sound is known under a range of names like 'Inception Horns', 'Inception Braaam', 'That Trailer sound' and so on

here is an mp3 file of my creation and if you have no clue what I´m talking about watch this video on youtube that shows all the trailers featuring this particular sound. I think I will use it in one of my next blender animations - to make it sound more filmy :-)

inception sound

sverchok experiment 5 - slices

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-16T06:20:37+02:00

For this sverchok experiment I created a mesh from 3 Metaballs and sliced it using a sverchok script. Then I extruded the slices.

you can download the blend file here

sverchok slices

sverchok experiment 4 - sine wave

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-15T06:21:45+02:00

for this sverchok experiment I generated an animated plane made of random sized and colored cubes.

you can download the blend file here

sverchok experiment 4

sverchok experiment 3 - cloning

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-14T07:11:20+02:00

For this sverchok experiment I generated a mesh by combining a cube and a icosphere

you can download the blend file here

sverchok experiment3

sverchok experiment 2 - bmesh animation

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-13T09:00:54+02:00

This is my second sverchok experiment. For this animation I used a bmesh creation tool and modified the transformation matrix using a node setup that's depending on the current frame number. The flapping sound was created using bitwig-studio

you can download the blend file here

sverchok experiment2

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sverchok experiment 1 - hilbert curve

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-12T11:14:58+02:00

Jimmy Gunawan from blendersushi recomended me to give the sverchok blender add-on a try - so I started a new experient series. The first thing I noticed is that it creates 3D Hilbert curves out of the box - very awesome :-). So here is my first sverchok blender experiment

you can download the blend file here

sverchok experiment 1

fiber grow

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-08T04:25:50+02:00

for this animation I played with the fiber-mesh addon. The leafs are generated using a particle system.

you can download the blend file here

fiber grow

Dubtechno Jam

Nikolaus Gradwohl2014-07-07T05:12:22+02:00

A new Track using Bitwig-Studio and my Volcas - I controlled the Volca Bass using the External Instrument, and recorded it to an new audio track while turning the knobs. The effects on the bass track are from my Kaospad.

sunset city