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52bones42

By hent03 on October 18, 2020 2:19 am

Struggled to get a track out this week. Wasn't especially busy or hectic, just wasn't really feeling it and couldn't really capture anything for most of the week, so ended up with something that feels a bit bare bones. This just means is I'm back trying to once again capture the image of a lazy beach leading into a deep ocean.

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October 19, 2020 12:35 am

A simple song can paint lovely pictures. I listen to it and I can see the empty beach in sunset. I can see to the water and the soft waves move in with cold breeze. So peaceful scene in this.

October 19, 2020 1:23 am

Sometimes minimalism is good.  Less is more as they say.  This definitely paints a vivid picture as is and I don't think it needs much (if any) more.

October 19, 2020 1:46 am

I like the subtlety of the atmosphere and the balance of the sounds. Good luck with next week's track!

October 19, 2020 2:39 am

The ocean always calls us home. Nothing wrong with it as inspiration.

The layers that come in are nice. Fav.

October 19, 2020 5:47 pm

Definitely getting those lazy beach vibes. It's hard to stay motivated every week, especially close to the end!

October 19, 2020 7:22 pm

This atmosphere is gentle and grateful. I think the song is timeless and really beautiful. One of the best songs I have ever heared on WB. Wonderful job.

October 20, 2020 2:44 am

Really cool man, love the sparse synths.  You've got a really nice vibe on this track.

October 20, 2020 1:02 pm
CosmicCairns wrote:

Sometimes minimalism is good.  Less is more as they say.  This definitely paints a vivid picture as is and I don't think it needs much (if any) more.

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Very smooth track, feels good. smile

October 20, 2020 1:03 pm

October 20, 2020 7:13 pm

That second synth pad that comes in and out is a good representation of the ocean waves.  A really nice meditative feel to this especially as it echoes out towards the end.

October 21, 2020 7:29 am

You too, eh. Relying on shortcuts isn't the worst though, feels rather nice.

October 22, 2020 6:48 pm

Very nice sounds, put me in good head space. Good job getting something done, sometimes just starting is what it takes, worth it!

October 23, 2020 11:45 am

Oof so wooooozy, love it. Honestly sometimes when you're not feeling it and you take the pressure off yourself and just get something down, you end up with a real gem. Feels like this is the case here. So simple, but such a lovely mood.

October 23, 2020 5:25 pm

The use of the bass notes droning like waves rolling in then lapping back into the sea was great. I remember an older don't where you did something similar with a rolling bass sound through ADSR or an LFO. Your atmospheric pieces turn out really well.

October 25, 2020 8:20 am
Alette wrote:

A simple song can paint lovely pictures. I listen to it and I can see the empty beach in sunset. I can see to the water and the soft waves move in with cold breeze. So peaceful scene in this.


I'm glad you can see what I saw. smile

CosmicCairns wrote:

Sometimes minimalism is good.  Less is more as they say.  This definitely paints a vivid picture as is and I don't think it needs much (if any) more.


I'm really glad you like it. I have a habit of wanting to keep adding things, you know? It's nice to remind yourself to pare things back occasionally.

Kedbreak136 wrote:

I like the subtlety of the atmosphere and the balance of the sounds. Good luck with next week's track!


Thank you! Good luck to us both!

gesceap wrote:

The ocean always calls us home. Nothing wrong with it as inspiration.

The layers that come in are nice. Fav.


Thanks so much for the comment. smile

Mission Crossing wrote:

Definitely getting those lazy beach vibes. It's hard to stay motivated every week, especially close to the end!


Yeah, but we're getting there week by week! It's been really inspiring and motivating to hear the vastly different pieces of music people are creating each week, and I love having so much to listen to each week.

Q-Rosh wrote:

This atmosphere is gentle and grateful. I think the song is timeless and really beautiful. One of the best songs I have ever heared on WB. Wonderful job.


You are much too kind sir, especially when you capture such beautiful flow rhythms and vibes yourself.

Chrisfoo wrote:

Really cool man, love the sparse synths.  You've got a really nice vibe on this track.


Thank you! The idea of simplicity often seems to evade me when it comes to synth stuff; I get very excited about layers.

djippy wrote:


This is one of my favorite guitar snippets of all time.

Tone Matrix wrote:

That second synth pad that comes in and out is a good representation of the ocean waves.  A really nice meditative feel to this especially as it echoes out towards the end.


A lot of my ambient stuff is an attempt to chase some of the cool stuff you've been making over the weeks. Still a long way to go, but really appreciate you listening and commenting. smile

Devieus wrote:

You too, eh. Relying on shortcuts isn't the worst though, feels rather nice.


On a lazy week, it's perfect.

miraclemiles wrote:

Very nice sounds, put me in good head space. Good job getting something done, sometimes just starting is what it takes, worth it!


I've been thinking a lot about the creative process during weekly beats, and there's a lot to be said for just starting and just finishing. Both can help you reach places you didn't think possible, and both are almost always important steps forward in terms of progression. Thanks for listening!

Simon Koehn wrote:

Oof so wooooozy, love it. Honestly sometimes when you're not feeling it and you take the pressure off yourself and just get something down, you end up with a real gem. Feels like this is the case here. So simple, but such a lovely mood.


Totally agree! It can be an easier mountain to climb than it feels like at the time, and the results can sometimes surprise you. I still have my reservations about this track, but I think as the person who made it that can't be helped. Thanks for listening!

Anon_Buster wrote:

The use of the bass notes droning like waves rolling in then lapping back into the sea was great. I remember an older don't where you did something similar with a rolling bass sound through ADSR or an LFO. Your atmospheric pieces turn out really well.


It's often very hard for me to create atmospheric pieces that don't end up sounding too messy or crowded. I feel like this was a good chance for me to explore simplicity again; the results aren't quite what I wanted, but they're getting closer to what I'm aiming for, and there were some good lessons in it.

November 2, 2020 12:00 am

I often fall back on slow, synthy ambient stuff too when I'm feeling uninspired one week, but I really like that kind of music because I think it does a good job of capturing whatever raw emotion might be lingering in you, you know? This song in particular is really relaxing and beautiful, doesn't need anything more than that.

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