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Oc Bok Ciunith

By Devieus on October 4, 2020 1:28 pm

It's not quite Ska. It's got some of the DNA in it, but it doesn't quite feel like it.

What I got instead was something I rather like, something worth looking into some other day. Maybe next week it'll be actual Ska.

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October 5, 2020 12:10 am

I don't really listen to any ska to have been able to pick up on any ska vibes anyways, but the explosive percussion is pretty cool!

October 5, 2020 12:16 am

Crunchy, and very cool!

October 5, 2020 2:09 am

Not feeling any ska in it, but like the idea that it has simply become a part of the greater whole, and will pop up when it feels like it.

October 5, 2020 2:19 am

Def feeling flock of chicken vibes!

October 5, 2020 3:39 am

Nice and upbeat! I’m glad you kept the bird.

October 5, 2020 11:01 am
ViridianLoom wrote:

I don't really listen to any ska to have been able to pick up on any ska vibes anyways, but the explosive percussion is pretty cool!

The idea was to have one track play on the off-beats, since that's what's most prominent in ska. I'm probably missing something.

Reilly Farrell wrote:

Crunchy, and very cool!

Thanks bro!

hent03 wrote:

Not feeling any ska in it, but like the idea that it has simply become a part of the greater whole, and will pop up when it feels like it.

At this point I might as well skip ska and go with whatever this is. It's just that I want ska to happen as a proof of concept.

fetalface wrote:

Def feeling flock of chicken vibes!

I guess the hyenas were chickens in hyena costumes all along. Checks out.

Mission Crossing wrote:

Nice and upbeat! I’m glad you kept the bird.

I'll keep it till the end of the year I guess.

October 5, 2020 8:47 pm

Throw Bob Marley's voice atop it and you might get where you're going.

October 6, 2020 4:57 am

This is not usually what I imagine when I think of ska (though maybe some melodies like the one around 1:24 could be in a sku track I suppose) but independently of that, it's an interesting one. The explosive beats and birds (?) are cool points.

October 6, 2020 6:50 pm

Expectant parents: "Is it Ska???"
Doctor: "It's not Ska, but it has some of the DNA in it."
Mother looking at Father: "What the???"

October 6, 2020 7:23 pm
Anon_Buster wrote:

Throw Bob Marley's voice atop it and you might get where you're going.

I don't have a spare Bob Marley, but I totally would.

Kedbreak136 wrote:

This is not usually what I imagine when I think of ska (though maybe some melodies like the one around 1:24 could be in a sku track I suppose) but independently of that, it's an interesting one. The explosive beats and birds (?) are cool points.

It's mostly the off-beat stuff in the rhythm section. It'll grow into Ska given enough time and tweaking. The birds are just in it for the ride.

orangedrink wrote:

Expectant parents: "Is it Ska???"
Doctor: "It's not Ska, but it has some of the DNA in it."
Mother looking at Father: "What the???"

I don't know how it happened, honest!

October 7, 2020 6:57 am

Pick it up, rude bird!

October 7, 2020 10:04 am

The popcornexplosions in slowmotion is not what ska is about, but it make the birds happy. And me.

October 7, 2020 5:29 pm
Ipaghost wrote:

Pick it up, rude bird!

Damn those rude birds. You know they right.

Q-Rosh wrote:

The popcornexplosions in slowmotion is not what ska is about, but it make the birds happy. And me.

I mean, it could be, maybe we've been lying to ourselves and it's what Ska's always been about. Knowing you're happy about it is good enough either way.

October 8, 2020 12:06 am

Maybe ska is in the eye of the creator. Happiness all around though.

October 9, 2020 2:59 pm

Ah  yes I see traces of the ska dna.  The explosive fireworky drums are the stars here though.

October 11, 2020 10:54 am

Been far too long since I checked in on what you're working on here. Always so different and entertaining. Can almost detect a ska rhythm in there!

October 11, 2020 11:57 pm
miraclemiles wrote:

Maybe ska is in the eye of the creator. Happiness all around though.

No, I'm pretty sure Ska is a real thing.

Tone Matrix wrote:

Ah  yes I see traces of the ska dna.  The explosive fireworky drums are the stars here though.

Trace elements means there might be more. I best keep digging.

Simon Koehn wrote:

Been far too long since I checked in on what you're working on here. Always so different and entertaining. Can almost detect a ska rhythm in there!

It's a little hidden, but it's there. Just imagine the songs you don't get to hear, there're a lot of those.

October 18, 2020 11:10 pm

Sounds more like Scottish bagpipes or with bombs going off. I like it because it sounds like Atari tank battle and the birds have gone mad!

October 18, 2020 11:52 pm
NWSPR wrote:

Sounds more like Scottish bagpipes or with bombs going off. I like it because it sounds like Atari tank battle and the birds have gone mad!

I guess you could call this Skattish.

October 20, 2020 1:37 am

I could see skanking to this, I really could.  How am I the first one to make that comment?

October 20, 2020 8:06 pm
Chrisfoo wrote:

I could see skanking to this, I really could.  How am I the first one to make that comment?


Because this wasn't quite Ska. You could skank to it, but it wouldn't be entirely right.

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