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By halfbyte on April 5, 2024 3:23 pm

I've been watching a ton of historical documentations on old crafts on this youtube channel by the Landschaftsverband Rheinland and one of them was about preparing flax for spinning, including the threshing to free the flaxseed from the pods. Threshing by hand in a group inevitably produces some sort of rhythm and that's how I ended up sampling that video under the CC license.

I didn't spend a ton of time on the track except for arranging the voice samples and making sure the threshing was somewhat in rhythm. Lots of warp markers in these.

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That's some sinister threshing! Sounds like a heist soundtrack. I dig the glide synth that enters at 2:37 but really only comes to life later.

Some really cool rhythms going on here!

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