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cold hands, rainstorm outside

By ioflow on January 10, 2016 10:57 pm

with two project deadlines due this week, i decided to create one ambient song to meet both of them. a tumbling piano melody, field recordings of a glass of ice water, and gentle rhodes swells through delay and reverb pedals.

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January 11, 2016 12:55 am

The texture of the ice cube sounds over the piano is fantastic!

January 11, 2016 4:32 am

thank you so much! i am continually surprised by the recording quality of this zoom h5. so far, everything i've gotten from it has been great both for background layers and for more up-front snippets.

January 11, 2016 12:21 pm

shit u said zoom h5? i ordered h4, was unsure until last moment whether to get 4h or h6.... hmmmm..

well, this track sounds brilliant nonetheless. simple yet catchy.. a neat bass below the track could really help it go places i believe. =]

January 11, 2016 5:42 pm

really interesting piece! I'd try kicking some reverb/delay on the icecube samples as well, that might sound interesting. As is this track is really making me want a cool glass of lemonade, those samples are so crisp.

January 12, 2016 2:35 am

great ice glass samples!  zoom h5 you say.. i feel like my face is next to a glass of ice with a piano down the hall!

January 13, 2016 12:36 am

thanks, folks! there will be more field recordings in the future. so many beautiful things happen when combining real-world sounds with improvisation.

January 14, 2016 7:37 pm

This was a real treat!

January 19, 2016 8:48 pm

neat!

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