“DODECATONAL MUSIC” is the term for music that is not microtonal

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“DODECATONAL MUSIC” is the term Michael W. Dean from BipTunia coined to mean “12-tone equal temperament music, as opposed to microtonal music.” The Dodeca- prefix is from the Greek cardinal number prefix series for “12”:     It is a more exact and elegant, yet also simple, solution than saying “non-microtonal music.” Especially since the […]

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“Speaking of Blue Öyster Cult” – new microtonal song by BipTunia in 25ed16 + 6.25 edo + AnaMark Dirty pitch.

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This is Fine cut 6 Music, Words, voice: Michael W. Dean https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Speaking_of_BOC.mp3 LYRICS: Phil: What was that you were saying to her about Blue Oyster Cult? MWD: I’m gonna try to do this without coughing…. One of the more scathing reviews of my old band Bomb said, for our Warner Brothers album, Hate Fed Love, […]

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“Speech Free” – microtonal song from BipTunia (tunings: 12-79mos159et, Eagle 53, Bulgarian Bagpipe, +12 edo)

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Music and words: Michael W. Dean. Voice: Phil Wormuth https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Speech_Free.mp3 So, this is the 4th song recorded so far for our next album, “Odd Music for Weird People.” Those four songs total amount to 49 kick-butt weird-ass minutes. lol. I’m tempted to call that the album. But I might wait until we have another long […]

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“Memories Inserted at this Location” – BipTunia microtonal song

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Music: Michael W. Dean. Words and voice: Phil Wormuth. Microtonal tuning: 8 EDO Microtonal Rhodes is EP-MK1. Also includes some kitchen percussion put through my VST, Simple Microtonal Sampler. Also uses my VST Microtonal Poly Worms. And some other things. LISTEN: https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Memories_Inserted.mp3 LYRICS: These splendidly disturbing walls a tribute to early situational awareness. Re-instituted backstories… […]

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Dance of the Hedgehog (microtonal song by BipTunia, 190 BPM)

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Words, music, voice: Michael W. Dean https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dance_of_the_Hedgehog-lmc.mp3 Microtonal tuning: 12-79mos159et on everything except the guitar, vocoder, and drums, which are all 12edo (not microtonal). This song uses a bunch of samples I made of kitchen pots and pans played with drum sticks. LYRICS: Hedgehog Hedgehog Dance of the Hedgehog Dance of the Hedgehog Dance of […]

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“Art is How You Live Forever” – new microtonal song by BipTunia

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Music and words and voice: Michael W. Dean Words and voice: Phil Wormuth https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Art-Live-Forever.mp3 Microtonal  tunings used: 13-22, 01-Equal (and 12 edo) LYRICS: …Back when people could form complete sentences… …The batwalk up the side of the building, even the batwalk was intelligent repartee. It’s really devolved today, I don’t know what’s going on. It […]

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“Beautiful Justify Brick Gridlock” – new microtonal song from BipTunia (5 TET, 25 TET)

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Music: Michael W. Dean Words and voice: Phil Wormuth microtonal tunings used: 5 TET, 25 TET https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Beautiful_Justify_Brick_Gridlock.mp3 LYRICS: Rush Shook Cut-up Rush shook into extract talk lab crush on Friday lebel heath gathering friendship kayak jail catch gap luck Jersey medical jail hell outbid Dell neuro help brush hazel heads-up jail paint trap yeah! Hairy […]

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“Zesster Glockenspiel Boogadigga Fish Management” – new microtonal song from BipTunia

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Listen: https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/ZesterFish.mp3 Our guitar tech Jay says that “Zesster Glockenspiel Boogadigga Fish Management” would be a great cat name.   “Zesster Mix” is the name of the microtonal scale used here. (“Harmonic six-star Zesster groups A B and C mixed from Fokker” 1 16 261.62558 274.706848 279.067261 293.02063 299. 313.950684 334.880737 348.834076 358.8 366.275787 392.438354 […]

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“Torpedoes and Eggs” – microtonal song by BipTunia

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https://biptunia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Torpedos_and_Eggs.mp3 Music: Michael W. Dean Words and voice: Phil Wormuth Microtonal tunings used: 5 TET, HD4 10-40, Japanese Hirajoshi LYRICS: FidFud Torpedoes and Eggs Ed unraveled – it was Lorraine, again. Living in brick gridlock With tidy grouting; one day she was caught paddle boarding in the fountain in a beautiful kimono with blood hems […]

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