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Ah Hell

By Jetkick on January 12, 2020 11:56 pm

Ran out of time! Hence the title.

Heard a great track this week that really inspired me to make something in 12/8, Adam Neely's reharm of "Run Away With Me": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRsZhLpHtEA
This track is also loosely based on this one by Snareskin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFE_DoNA92o

Some things I wanted to do with this track:
- Have the second section be the first section and a proper build! With the time I had, I thought it'd be easier to put it at the end.
- Figure out alternate leads in the chorus that didn't sound out of place (tried horns, e-piano, other synths... oh well)
- Actually vary the chords and rhythms in the outro second half; currently it just repeats.

Hopefully next week is less rushed! This one feels sort of incomplete, maybe could serve as a YouTube channel outro or something short-form.
And as always, please let me know what you don't like about the mix! I have an awful ear for it but want to improve.

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January 13, 2020 6:48 pm

Very sawtoothy! 

January 14, 2020 12:30 am

This is ticking all the boxes for me except the 'just the right length' one!

January 16, 2020 6:33 pm

I'm definitely feeling those Adam Neely vibes. Also, the song doesn't sound like it abruptly cut off so even if you ran out of time this sounds like a completed piece of work that was enjoyable to listen to smile

January 17, 2020 8:03 pm

Hell yeah! Love those chords and the changes. No complaints here!

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