Black Waves EP: An Experimental Journey at the Crossroads of Electronic Music and Jazz
The student set to create an EP combining elements of two different musical genres; namely Jazz and Dance music. In order to create the music the student composed chord progressions to be used as the basis of the songs. The student then recorded jazz musicians from the Berklee roster improvising on the chord progressions. Using the recordings, the student manipulated the recordings to resample the musicians. Following this, the student started to focus on the electronic sound design of the EP along with the mixing and mastering of the EP. The student then realised that the EP project was expandable into a flexible live performance. The organic sampled parts of the work could be replaced by real musicians and could include instruments which were not originally featured in the EP. This led the student to present its live version of the work in a concert alongside two other Berklee musicians.
Valencia (Spain) Campus
Project Components: one project video (.mov), one paper (.pdf), one presentation (.key), one megamix (.mp4).
Troussard, Pablo. “Black Waves EP: An Experimental Journey at the Crossroads of Electronic Music and Jazz.” Master's thesis, Berklee College of Music, 2018. https://remix.berklee.edu/graduate-studies-production-technology/127.