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Quantum Idiot

By CosmicCairns on March 13, 2018 12:50 am

I had fun using my cello last week, so I thought I'd bust it out again.  But this time I wanted to do something a little different with it so I ran it through some effects pedals.  There's a little bit of electric guitar and a touch of harmonica, but most of the distorted sounds are actually cello.  Otherwise as far as the song went, I just wanted to start with something simple and kind of build up as it went along. 

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March 19, 2018 12:38 am

Cello works well with the vocals. Great song!

March 19, 2018 10:00 am

So nice, the cello with the vocals are really working great!
But i also like the the second part where you crazy on the cello smile
Real cool that the melo is still in the background.
Is it also the cello at the end or an eguitar. Cool ending!

March 19, 2018 10:55 am

a great creeeeeeessssccccceeeeendoooooooooooOOOOOOOOOOO00000000000!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 19, 2018 4:19 pm

Oh yeah! Nice, sort of melancholy, tune. Great to hear more of the cello.

March 20, 2018 11:29 pm
Jim Wood wrote:

Cello works well with the vocals. Great song!

  Thanks,  I need to use my cello more.  I keep it in a different room than I record in for space purposes so I think I forget about it sometimes or I'm too lazy to walk down the hall and grab it, but it was fresh in my mind and I had fun using it!



theGuen wrote:

So nice, the cello with the vocals are really working great!
But i also like the the second part where you crazy on the cello smile
Real cool that the melo is still in the background.
Is it also the cello at the end or an eguitar. Cool ending!

  Thanks.  If you're talking about the very end, it's cello run through a distortion pedal.  The only guitar part is the high pitched line that kicks in right after the vocals stop.



Q-Rosh wrote:

a great creeeeeeessssccccceeeeendoooooooooooOOOOOOOOOOO00000000000!!!!!!!!!!!!

   Thanks!  There's something about a good buildup that's always satisfying.



cfurrow wrote:

Oh yeah! Nice, sort of melancholy, tune. Great to hear more of the cello.

  I'm going to try to keep it in the mix this year!

March 21, 2018 8:46 am

Yep i asked about the very end... coool sound!

March 23, 2018 11:17 am

This is really creative!

March 23, 2018 9:48 pm

Love that beat in the beginning, and great lyric. Like how it builds up with so many layers, cello sounds great, nice work.

March 25, 2018 4:38 am

I listen to your music in a paddock... old rusty car... back seat with doonas... cups of tea and muffins... old vhs footage of high school shenanigans...

March 25, 2018 12:51 pm

Outrageous! What a great track! I quite like this song, nice job.

March 25, 2018 10:18 pm
Avarine wrote:

This is really creative!

Thanks!  I appreciate it.



miraclemiles wrote:

Love that beat in the beginning, and great lyric. Like how it builds up with so many layers, cello sounds great, nice work.

  It was fun making the different layers for sure.  Thanks!



Podling wrote:

I listen to your music in a paddock... old rusty car... back seat with doonas... cups of tea and muffins... old vhs footage of high school shenanigans...

  I can picture this scene quite clearly.  Thanks!



Ryan wrote:

Outrageous! What a great track! I quite like this song, nice job.

  Thanks for listening and commenting!  I appreciate it.

March 29, 2018 4:48 pm

Awesome use again of the cello and great atmosphere created with it towards the ending buildup. Love the growl it lets out when you finish too smile

April 1, 2018 7:13 pm
Tone Matrix wrote:

Awesome use again of the cello and great atmosphere created with it towards the ending buildup. Love the growl it lets out when you finish too smile

  Thanks!  Yeah that final growl did sound pretty cool.  It sort of just happened as I held the note.

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