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2068: Near Earth Object 99942 Apophis vs Man

By Jason Nijjer on May 29, 2016 6:45 pm

Well apparently we have until 2068 to find a way to prevent our demise like the dinosaur's.  Fortunately it gives us plenty of time to listen to great music.  Piano melody was sampled from a vinyl record from Fresh Aire Interlude I, just added some effects to it and slowed it down.  Vocal samples were taken from the European Space Agency soundcloud page from a conversation of the probability that the asteroid Apophis could strike Earth or the Moon on April 12, 2068.

This submission is licensed by author under CC0 Creative Commons Zero (Public Domain)

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May 30, 2016 2:15 pm

well done mate. This sounds greatly atmospheric, like the gentle Piano in the back. the beat goes very nice with the whole track. like it!

May 31, 2016 7:26 pm

whoa, the vocal samples take this to another level.  well done

May 31, 2016 10:35 pm

Do you think we'll have Weeklybeats '68 then? wink

June 1, 2016 3:08 pm

Well done; great incorporation of the voices.

June 2, 2016 3:40 pm

Totally agreed--this starts with an excellent machine-dub atmosphere...and then the voices really give this piece, um...impact. (Sorry.) Fav'd and downloaded!

June 3, 2016 3:43 pm

Excellent groove with that deep kick.  Imagine how many tracks you'll have finished by '68 yikes If I can make beats at 90yrs old, winning!

June 3, 2016 9:04 pm

Excellent atmosphere

June 11, 2016 6:36 am

sign me up for space travel

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