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Weekly Beats 2018 #14

By antler on April 8, 2018 8:26 am

THIS IS 80s!

So, last week Gab Manette basically challenged me to try some synthwave in LSDJ. Apparently this is what that turns into, haha! ^_^ Frankly this was a week with not that much time left for composing, so even though this track uses more repetition than usual I'm quite surprised it turned out to be 3mins long in the end.

Also added slight reverb, because this is synthwave we're talking about.

As always, hope you enjoy!

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April 9, 2018 12:10 am

My god. This is amazing. I was gone for a week and somehow managed to forget how clean you make everything heart

April 9, 2018 1:16 am

Amazing work ! big_smile

April 9, 2018 4:59 am

Boy, you are REALLY good at LSDJ.  The "chorus" section was really beautiful, and I couldn't believe all the textures you had layered in there.  Gorgeous stuff.

THIS.  IS.  80s!

April 9, 2018 7:17 am
Mortistar wrote:

My god. This is amazing. I was gone for a week and somehow managed to forget how clean you make everything <3


Whoa, thanks! Because of time constraints this week hadn't expected such a positive reaction. big_smile

Procyon Lotor wrote:

Amazing work ! big_smile


Thanks, procyon! Means a lot, your track last week was one of the reasons I wanted to do some synthwave. ^_^

orangedrink wrote:

Boy, you are REALLY good at LSDJ.  The "chorus" section was really beautiful, and I couldn't believe all the textures you had layered in there.  Gorgeous stuff.

THIS.  IS.  80s!


Much appreciated, Orange! Glad you like those textured layers so much, or rather the illusion thereof wink

April 9, 2018 2:00 pm

oooo, fantastic arp melody, really grabbed my attention! Nice groove too, this is a bit of a banger my friend wink Sick panning towards the end too, it's so impressive that you can do this in LSDJ! Well done heart

April 9, 2018 2:51 pm
hieme wrote:

oooo, fantastic arp melody, really grabbed my attention! Nice groove too, this is a bit of a banger my friend wink Sick panning towards the end too, it's so impressive that you can do this in LSDJ! Well done <3


Yoooo, thanks! Truly happy you all like this so much heart

April 9, 2018 5:41 pm

antler's wizard status = confirmed! Mad props, I love love love the side-chain compressor simulation on the bassline, those sweet, sweet arps and the playful chip speech on top. I knew you'd come up with something fantastic!

April 10, 2018 8:49 am
Gab Manette wrote:

antler's wizard status = confirmed! Mad props, I love love love the side-chain compressor simulation on the bassline, those sweet, sweet arps and the playful chip speech on top. I knew you'd come up with something fantastic!


Thank you, Gab, it was a nice change of pace (literally, most other tracks I do are higher tempo)! big_smile Hah, I basically just listened to a lot of synth over on yt and picked some of the elements that were easy to simulate with LSDJ. Delighted you like it! heart

April 10, 2018 2:29 pm

Turned out excellent! Ready to cruise into the neon pink night sky in a sleek lambogeen to this one.

April 12, 2018 3:38 pm

Woohoo for synthwave! Love the opening arp which instantly had me tapping along.  Your chord progressions in your tracks are super catchy and awesome.  Very inspiring stuff! smile  (oooh week 13 just came on again, gtg!)

April 12, 2018 8:11 pm
Tone Matrix wrote:

Woohoo for synthwave! Love the opening arp which instantly had me tapping along.  Your chord progressions in your tracks are super catchy and awesome.  Very inspiring stuff! smile  (oooh week 13 just came on again, gtg!)


D'ahw thanks for the kind words heart Glad you think my music is inspiring, so is yours! ^_^

April 13, 2018 6:55 am

Great stuff. Synthwave doesn't exactly come to my mind, but I guess you can only do so much with chiptunes.

April 13, 2018 11:19 am
Devieus wrote:

Great stuff. Synthwave doesn't exactly come to my mind, but I guess you can only do so much with chiptunes.


Thanks! Yeah, a lot of synthwave feel comes from the, well, synths tongue As you say, only so much one can do to mimic FM and all.

April 23, 2018 2:26 pm

Man I dig this one a lot! It's very minimal but it works very well. The change may be a little too sudden, but the part that comes is good so really can't complain here haha. Also props for a nice beefy snare smile

April 30, 2018 12:44 am

Get in yo' Ferrari and drive to neon mountains to get to the beach! awesome stuff!

April 30, 2018 8:52 am
purelygrey wrote:

Man I dig this one a lot! It's very minimal but it works very well. The change may be a little too sudden, but the part that comes is good so really can't complain here haha. Also props for a nice beefy snare smile

Yes, I agree with you there, I might've introduced it a bit more fluently. I guess that's the beauty and curse of weekly beats' time constraints wink Happy you like it nonetheless :]

Wisefire wrote:

Get in yo' Ferrari and drive to neon mountains to get to the beach! awesome stuff!


Haha, neon mountains. More like neon sand dunes here in the nl. wink

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