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Prometheus(ii)

By Plantrain on August 7, 2016 10:00 pm

Sort of a continuation of last week. I started out recording a piece on acoustic piano using the notes from the Prometheus Chord. It sounded like complete rubbish. (Not the chord's fault, I just couldn't come up with a single usable musical idea.)
Paulstretch to the rescue: I compressed what I had recorded down to around 8 seconds, and then stretched it to a little over two minutes. Then I recorded a piano improvisation with Pianoteq using the notes from the chord as the scale, moved some overly sloppy notes, but did very little editing other than that.

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August 8, 2016 12:24 am

Great followup to last week.

August 9, 2016 2:28 am

Very nice.  It sounds somehow cold and majestic. 

August 9, 2016 3:20 pm

This is brilliant. Great use of dynamics throughout. Downloaded.

August 11, 2016 3:35 pm

I hear no rubbish smile but I do hear some really cool harmony.  It has that cinematic quality where it could fit perfectly in the 'whodunit' reveal of a movie.  Like Memento or something smile Nice work!

August 14, 2016 1:47 am

Nicely executed.  Really like it.

August 14, 2016 11:29 am

You mixing cold and warm sounds and emotions. Very good track.

August 14, 2016 10:57 pm
Edmund Snyder wrote:

Great followup to last week.

CosmicCairns wrote:

Very nice.  It sounds somehow cold and majestic. 

mysterioso wrote:

This is brilliant. Great use of dynamics throughout. Downloaded.

Tone Matrix wrote:

I hear no rubbish smile but I do hear some really cool harmony.  It has that cinematic quality where it could fit perfectly in the 'whodunit' reveal of a movie.  Like Memento or something smile Nice work!

rdomain wrote:

Nicely executed.  Really like it.

Q-Rosh wrote:

You mixing cold and warm sounds and emotions. Very good track.

Thank you! I think Paulstretch can make anything sound good, but of course it makes most things sound like Paulstretch, so it probably shouldn't be overdone.
I've had no time to listen to any other tracks this last week, will try to catch up!

August 19, 2016 5:12 pm

Haunting.  On par with some of NIN Ghosts album (which I love!)!!!

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