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52BuildAgain45

By hent03 on November 8, 2020 2:12 am

Back on the Deluge and synth stuff again. I haven't really played with the arpeggiator on the Deluge, so I wanted to make that a part of my experimentation for this track. At some point I cranked the delay way too high just to see what would happen and found I really liked the result it had on the arpeggiated chords, so I kept it. There are a few sounds in this track that I would like to go back to at some point and refine (just to bring it more in line with what my ear wants,) but in general I'm pretty happy with the flow of the track, the movement in it, and the slightly detuned sound of it all.

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November 9, 2020 1:49 am

Has a nice chill and soothing vibe.  That delay effect is definitely worth revisiting.

November 9, 2020 4:19 am

Really nice track! This definitely cheered up my Sunday night smile The vibe kinda reminds me of EEDYU by Tryphème.

November 9, 2020 6:21 am

Many times I think to open waters when I listen to your ambient. It's a relaxing thought to the song, a day passes only seeing the slow clouds move over the shining water. I wonder how do you see your music?

November 9, 2020 8:24 am

Very cool. Definitely worth experimenting with feedback in various forms whether it's delay feedback hitting 100% (different delays act differently too) or even feedback loops.  Lots of cool sound experiments to be had.  Very lovely synth tones which all meld together nicely in this!

One thing I'd suggest if I may is using a different kick sound.  Something longer, lower and less attack. Less dry sounding. It'd really make a difference I reckon.

Look forward to hearing the next one!

November 9, 2020 12:43 pm

Yet again, you put out another great piece that shows your progress and creates a colorful atmosphere. I liken this to previous works where you had rolling waves from the ocean and a twinkle in the background. Now you have this beautiful landscape with multiple backing sounds that all support one another in this myriad landscape you've painted for us. Beautiful. Well done. You're really moving forward.

November 9, 2020 12:48 pm

Very nice. Peaceful, moving forward track. Nice composition.

November 9, 2020 1:07 pm

That is a very cool track. It evolves nicely and I like the diversity of atmospheres and melodies. And the arp in the background! You can never go wrong with arps.

November 9, 2020 3:14 pm

I really liked the melodic side of the track and the mood that it sets (very impactful), though I wished the drums would be a bit more present (fatter and maybe more organic).

November 11, 2020 5:07 pm

lovely piece of music. Nice synth sounds and beautiful arps. It is easy to fall in love with this.

November 11, 2020 10:38 pm

Tranquil and hopeful. A good space. Lovely sounds. That detuned stuff is so nice. Deluge sounds great, seems like an awesome instrument. Great use of the arp, its true, can't go wrong with arps smile. Is this some sounds from Boards of Deluge? I heard about that, seems like these have some boards vibes.

November 13, 2020 2:16 am

This is pleasant as fuck, I love it.  Awesome sound design on the synth parts, it creates a nice floaty vibe.

November 14, 2020 1:08 am
CosmicCairns wrote:

Has a nice chill and soothing vibe.  That delay effect is definitely worth revisiting.


Thanks man. I hope I remember it when there's a nice spot for it. I feel like I'm always stumbling across cool things as quickly as I forget them.

Mission Crossing wrote:

Really nice track! This definitely cheered up my Sunday night smile The vibe kinda reminds me of EEDYU by Tryphème.


Awesome! Thanks so much for listening. smile

Alette wrote:

Many times I think to open waters when I listen to your ambient. It's a relaxing thought to the song, a day passes only seeing the slow clouds move over the shining water. I wonder how do you see your music?


Honestly I still feel a lot like I am still trying to find what my music is. I definitely like slower and ambient pieces, so I think I'm trying to chase a feeling that is a bit dark and a bit moody, but also chill. Something like the ocean at night, perhaps?
 

rdomain wrote:

Very cool. Definitely worth experimenting with feedback in various forms whether it's delay feedback hitting 100% (different delays act differently too) or even feedback loops.  Lots of cool sound experiments to be had.  Very lovely synth tones which all meld together nicely in this!

One thing I'd suggest if I may is using a different kick sound.  Something longer, lower and less attack. Less dry sounding. It'd really make a difference I reckon.

Look forward to hearing the next one!


Thanks a lot for the feedback. I feel like I am still struggling to find the right drum sound to go with my Deluge tracks, so advice like this is really, really helpful. 

Anon_Buster wrote:

Yet again, you put out another great piece that shows your progress and creates a colorful atmosphere. I liken this to previous works where you had rolling waves from the ocean and a twinkle in the background. Now you have this beautiful landscape with multiple backing sounds that all support one another in this myriad landscape you've painted for us. Beautiful. Well done. You're really moving forward.


Thanks so much. It's hard to believe that it has been 45 weeks, but when I look back I feel like I've really learned a lot, and I got a lot of encouragement to keep pushing and trying new things. I owe almost the entirety of it to listening to tracks on here and making weekly connections with other people's similar experiences. smile

djippy wrote:

Very nice. Peaceful, moving forward track. Nice composition.


Thanks!

Kedbreak136 wrote:

That is a very cool track. It evolves nicely and I like the diversity of atmospheres and melodies. And the arp in the background! You can never go wrong with arps.


Now that I'm getting my head around arps on the Deluge, I kind of want to put them in everything.

Ashtom wrote:

I really liked the melodic side of the track and the mood that it sets (very impactful), though I wished the drums would be a bit more present (fatter and maybe more organic).


Any advice for working with drums on the Deluge. I've always liked the way they sound in your tracks (I'll listen to your recent tracks this week, by the way!)

Q-Rosh wrote:

lovely piece of music. Nice synth sounds and beautiful arps. It is easy to fall in love with this.


Thanks! Was lucky it came together like it did.

miraclemiles wrote:

Tranquil and hopeful. A good space. Lovely sounds. That detuned stuff is so nice. Deluge sounds great, seems like an awesome instrument. Great use of the arp, its true, can't go wrong with arps smile. Is this some sounds from Boards of Deluge? I heard about that, seems like these have some boards vibes.


The Deluge takes a little time to wrap your head around because it's not super user friendly, but that's because there's so much in it. I like it a lot, but still feel like I'm grappling with understanding it completely. The sounds are indeed mostly from the Boards of Deluge; there's so many great sounds to play around with in those packs.

Chrisfoo wrote:

This is pleasant as fuck, I love it.  Awesome sound design on the synth parts, it creates a nice floaty vibe.


One day I intend to use that somewhere. Pleasant as fuck. I love it. Thanks for listening!

November 14, 2020 12:57 pm

If you like, send me some stems of a track one time and I'll send you a mix back.

November 15, 2020 12:43 pm

Lovely track! Some super nice lo-fi tones in there.

November 15, 2020 10:33 pm

Regarding drums on the Deluge, I don't really have a specific technique although I think I tend to use quite heavy EDM kicks and other samples that are quite thick as a basis, which then I dim using low and/or high pass filters and reverb.
I'd say in your case you could probably benefit from that: start with a drums pack that are heavier than what you would have thought and then water them out with filters and effects until it fits in the mix.

November 18, 2020 2:30 pm

Love the sound of the detuned synth.  The whole track has a lovely calming effect to it.  The delays give it that extra touch of sparkle.  Well done!

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