Each clockwork is recorded in one session, often a free evening or morning. All of them derived from crafting and improvising sounds on a synthesizer; much like constructing a house without a plan, but having the basics to create all kinds of materials instantly on-site.

Make sure to get lost in each recording seperately.

Clockworks is free work from Rotterdam based designer Dennis van Gaalen. The clockworks on this website are an output selection from many recording sessions that took place over the last couple of years.

If you want to know more about the project, please feel free to leave a message at: hi@dennisvangaalen.nl

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Tools for sound creation:
Moog Little Phatty Stage II
Studiologic Sledge 2.0
Roland JP-08
Ableton Live Reverb

Tools for mixing and recording:
Macbook Pro
Tascam 4x4
Ableton Live

Tools for visuals and animation:
Adobe Illustrator
Greensock GSAP

Tool for website development: