|Yet another 13 hour school day tomorrow (music)||March 25, 2013, 3:08 pm|
6½ hours of the usual boring stuff, 6½ of fun that involves mostly pissing around doing sod all.
My school are holding their annual spring concert. This is the first performance to a large audience since June last year. Myself and two others will be playing an instrumental version of Dragonforce's "Seasons". I played this on bass for part of my GCSE exam actually, which I'm still yet to receive the results for.
The original plan was that we were going to play and improved (based on Jimmy's feedback) version ofAcross the Lands of Hope, a piano and acoustic guitar duet.
I have to say, after practising the piano part which I overhauled a fair bit all of last week, I am slightly irked by the fact that they've changed our song 48 hours in advance. Ah well, I've been through more irritating things with playing at the school.
A better band name would've been appreciated too. Tristan Clark and his Band sounds a bit too jazzy to me.
|My first and seconds MIDIs||March 14, 2013, 4:26 pm|
So, yeah, as the title pretty much says, this is my first attempt at making a MIDI. It's not specifically for Doom, but it should loop OK. I don't know if it's the sort of thing you'd normally find in Doom, but I'll leave that for you guys to decide.
I wrote this song when I was about 12-13 (2010), but have only just got around to sequencing it. The only bit I'm unsure of is the bluesy fill in the middle and the acoustic solo that follows it. Other than that, I'm quite happy with the result.
Note that I use a different soundfont to Microsoft's default, so it might sound a bit odd if you use that. Hopefully not though.
Let me know what you think!
|Happy Birthday Cannonball!||February 17, 2013, 12:59 pm|
To mark the 23rd anniversary of Cannonball, here is a MAP01 replacement (with D_RUNNIN to piss you all off) where you must fight 23 of 3 types of ball like monster. Have fun getting revenge on the spherical bastards at the end with the BFG.
Don't judge my mapping talents on this though :P
GET IT HERE
|Me? A party? Uh-oh||February 9, 2013, 12:22 pm|
So tonight, in about 40 minutes or so, I'm off to a party with my friends, the first time I've done so. I can't believe I'm actually socialising for once!
I don't think I will be participating in the disco, I embarrass myself enough already :P
So...this will be interesting
|1000 posts + half a year of Eris||January 30, 2013, 1:26 pm|
Well. 1000 posts. I consider that quite a large achievement :P
Also kind of fitting that I hit it EXACTLY 6 months after I registered on Doomworld.
I have to say, when I registered on Doomworld, I didn't think I'd be standing in as a project leader for a highly anticipated  megawad. Hopefully I can get my next 2 maps for that project done before my 2000th post :P
I wonder what the next 6 months will bring...I'd like to think I can get a few standalone Erismaps released. I don't think they are THAT bad :P
|A sad, fictional(?) story, will cause tl;dr||January 4, 2013, 12:32 pm|
|Nope. Nope, and absolutely fucking nope.|
|The Blog of DOOM||November 19, 2012, 3:31 pm|
Well, I'm pretty bored with nothing else to do...This might not belong in blogs, but oh well, it's [s]partly[/s] completely true..
So I was taking out the bins earlier, with a silver torch, similar to the one in Doom 3. It was very dark, 6pm at this time of year with no other lights apart from my torch.
It takes a fairly long time to do ALL the bins, usually around 10 minutes -_-
As I came to the last bin, I saw an orange light glowing on the horizon. A thing with two heads appeared and began to run towards me...
"I see them! The demons are real" I cried, "I must kill the demons!"
A voice replied, "No Tristan, you are the demons."
And then I was a zombie.
That is all.
|playing the acoustic guitar - then I dropped my pick..||September 9, 2012, 2:39 pm|
..Right in the hole...
I've played guitar about 4 years now, and I have never known a bigger irritation to occur...
I'm just sat there playing some random song which doesn't exist, then I hear a loud clatter inside the guitar.
My reaction was just a simple: [QUOTE][B]Ah[/B][/QUOTE]
But never mind! This has happened a fair few times, I can get the pick out in a jiffy!
[I]Ten Minutes Later:[/I]
I haven't even seen the pick, and it's still rattling about in there. Eventually, It falls into the centre, directly under the hole. So, okay then...I just gotta flip the guitar over and job done. Right?
Somehow it managed to slide down right back into the darkened depths that are the bottom of the guitar. Bollocks.
So I start shaking and jolting the flipped guitar about once more, now with numerous solids falling out and hitting me on the face (not the right ones though, unfortunately).
Eventually I've got it...behind a small ridge somewhere on the rim of the hole. I can't see it and guess what? It's bloody stuck there..
Pessimistically, I start thinking that eventually I'm gonna end up with a bruised face [I] what with all those bits and pieces falling out [/I] and a battered guitar [I] it's a pretty dense room [/I]
Amazingly, the guitar didn't smash, and the pick was now resting on both one of the strings, and the edge of the hole.
Right Eris! It's your big moment! Better not fuck this one up!
Guess what! I didn't. But seriously, though that took around 20 whole minutes in what has been known to take less than 20 seconds.
[B]If you are still reading after reading this blog FULLY, then you have too much time on your hands[/B]