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Aftertouch

By Alex Fun on November 1, 2020 7:37 pm

Another start to a Sight Sailor song. Critiques welcome!

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)

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November 2, 2020 12:01 pm

YAZZ FLUTE! Heck yeah. very cool vibe. High energy even though it is chill - i love the ambiance and where the drums sit. a very petty critique: I am having trouble deciding if that sustained pad/string fading it from like 1:02 to 1:12 is phased or underfiltered....maybe try changing its mix placement slightly.

November 2, 2020 7:22 pm

Digging the Lalo Schifrin vibe here! Great soundtrack possibilities!

November 3, 2020 1:23 pm

Super chilled vibe with that flute. How are you getting such an expressive flute sound? Bass, vibes and drums are also well done.  I like the realism of the arrangement being locked down to a small jazz ensemble without any need for additional tech wizardry or distracting effects.  Well done!

November 3, 2020 11:32 pm
NWSPR wrote:

Super chilled vibe with that flute. How are you getting such an expressive flute sound? Bass, vibes and drums are also well done.  I like the realism of the arrangement being locked down to a small jazz ensemble without any need for additional tech wizardry or distracting effects.  Well done!

Roland Fantomx6! To this day I am impressed by the sounds and their quality. Lots of instruments that are about as close to real sounding as you can get. And thanks! Yeah this song was just a start done in 5ish hours. Will probably throw some tech wizardry in there eventually.

November 3, 2020 11:32 pm
botanicus wrote:

YAZZ FLUTE! Heck yeah. very cool vibe. High energy even though it is chill - i love the ambiance and where the drums sit. a very petty critique: I am having trouble deciding if that sustained pad/string fading it from like 1:02 to 1:12 is phased or underfiltered....maybe try changing its mix placement slightly.

Good feedback for sure. I'm sure this song has tons more work to be done. This was just a start. And you know I'm a sucker for flute, being as big of Shpongle fan as I am.

November 5, 2020 10:01 am

Yo, that's one groovy tune.

November 6, 2020 1:16 am
Devieus wrote:

Yo, that's one groovy tune.

Thanks! We did a lot to it yesterday. Wish I could post updated songs...

November 8, 2020 6:40 am

smooooooooth

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