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welcome to the polar vortex

By Jason Nijjer on December 11, 2016 5:11 pm

Hopefully will get some relief from this deep freeze soon, warmest temperature all week was around -25 degrees celsius.  Just noticed how long this track is, probably could have been shorter, attempted some scratching again this week (it is fun, but I really don't know what I'm doing).  All reason this week with some butchering of welcome to the terrordome 12".

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December 12, 2016 10:42 am

rrrr-taktak-tak-tak that snare is sooo cool and I love it that you kept it more in the background.
Overall I dig your percussion work.
And nice choice of vocal samples
For not knowing what you doing the scratches are more than good wink

Have a nice week!

December 13, 2016 6:22 pm

scratching is so sick.  i need to pull out my turntable and screw around.

agreed with Guen, that secret snare is great.  I like how the subwoofer bass and ghost clave run the beat here.  detuney synths are totally hot.  kind of Boards of Canada-y with smooth butter keys and hot beats.  great stuff.

December 16, 2016 8:50 pm

Killer beat! Agree with the comments. Love all the layers and sounds going in here. My tracks always end up being really long, lately I've been cutting them down to 3 minutes, always interesting process.

December 17, 2016 10:54 pm

The background vocals add great texture. Not too long at all. ::)

December 19, 2016 4:37 pm

Suhweet beat and I'm digging the scratching.  Detuney synths always appreciated smile  Nice job!

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