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Ophelia's Song

By Jim Wood on May 24, 2018 10:50 pm

Extensive editing over the period of a week. Vocals: Marinella Mastrosimone "Ophelia's Song." (http://www.ccmixter.org/files/musetta/63430).

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)

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May 28, 2018 1:37 am

I can picture a smoky bar from the 1940's, but it's as if there's a glitch in the matrix and it keeps flickering in and out of view.  Definitely intriguing stuff.

May 28, 2018 10:39 am

When the beats came in, I had flashbacks of Mathew Barney's Cremaster 3.  Loved the stripped back vocal trip at the start too. Kind of an uncanny valley feel to it.

May 28, 2018 2:39 pm

Wow!  Such a cool overall effect with all those vocal samples, makes me want to try it smile  Inspiring!

May 28, 2018 2:39 pm

Really trippy, well done! big_smile

May 28, 2018 3:34 pm

so many edits and shades of a sample. very inspiring. thanks.

May 28, 2018 3:58 pm

Very trippy song, the vocals especially are really mysterious. Great job with the drums, very tastefully done heart

May 28, 2018 4:10 pm
CosmicCairns wrote:

I can picture a smoky bar from the 1940's, but it's as if there's a glitch in the matrix and it keeps flickering in and out of view.  Definitely intriguing stuff.

rdomain wrote:

When the beats came in, I had flashbacks of Mathew Barney's Cremaster 3.  Loved the stripped back vocal trip at the start too. Kind of an uncanny valley feel to it.

LydiaPrimate wrote:

Wow!  Such a cool overall effect with all those vocal samples, makes me want to try it smile  Inspiring!

Thank you, all!

May 29, 2018 3:34 pm

This is fantastic! I made a wise choice listening to this with headphones.

May 29, 2018 6:32 pm
onlyjokinen wrote:

This is fantastic! I made a wise choice listening to this with headphones.

And I made a wise choice by following your comment; lots more detail on headphones. ::)

May 29, 2018 6:34 pm
Gab Manette wrote:

Really trippy, well done! big_smile

Q-Rosh wrote:

so many edits and shades of a sample. very inspiring. thanks.

hieme wrote:

Very trippy song, the vocals especially are really mysterious. Great job with the drums, very tastefully done <3

Many thanks!

May 29, 2018 8:15 pm

This song is doing all the drugs.

May 29, 2018 9:44 pm

Dystopian Blade Runner jazz club with broken android singers.

I love it!

May 29, 2018 9:51 pm
Devieus wrote:

This song is doing all the drugs.

Some left over for me.

orangedrink wrote:

Dystopian Blade Runner jazz club with broken android singers. I love it!

Thanks, mutant lounge is what I was aiming at. ::)

May 30, 2018 12:07 am

Awesome trip, loved this, great work.

May 30, 2018 3:31 am

Great drums and really like the part where it slows down midway, great sample choice

May 30, 2018 7:56 am

Awesome!
Really good choice of of vouce sample! I like it when its dry like in the beginning... but i love it when you start processing it big_smile
The glitched drums are very cool on this one!

May 30, 2018 2:37 pm

Oh man what a wild trip.  The glitch in everything is perfect.  I’d love to remix this one if I had the proper skills in sampling

June 3, 2018 4:44 am

the way you translate sound is such an interesting window - i would like to see you edit something visual 

my mind has cool movies/images/lights & colors sort of play when i listen to your pieces

June 3, 2018 4:36 pm
kaedo sevaada wrote:

the way you translate sound is such an interesting window - i would like to see you edit something visual 
my mind has cool movies/images/lights & colors sort of play when i listen to your pieces

Might be because I was primarily a painter for 30 years (1967-1997). And I love that Millais painting.

June 3, 2018 7:10 pm
Jim Wood wrote:
kaedo sevaada wrote:

the way you translate sound is such an interesting window - i would like to see you edit something visual 
my mind has cool movies/images/lights & colors sort of play when i listen to your pieces

Might be because I was primarily a painter for 30 years (1967-1997). And I love that Millais painting.

smile that makes sense & sorry that was so huge - but i love that painting too!

June 4, 2018 2:18 am

Beautiful editing and layering! Otherworldly. Crazy glitchy stuff going on.  The mix is sooo deep!

June 5, 2018 2:32 am

Glorious.  I'm getting a real chanteuse-on-muscle-relaxants vibe from this.  Nicely done!

June 7, 2018 5:33 am

Nice! Really excellent mixing. Reminds me of Laurel Halo's recent work. smile

June 7, 2018 3:27 pm

Thanks all for your comments!

NWSPR wrote:

Beautiful editing and layering! Otherworldly. Crazy glitchy stuff going on.  The mix is sooo deep!

onezero wrote:

Glorious.  I'm getting a real chanteuse-on-muscle-relaxants vibe from this.  Nicely done!

That's a... vaguely unsettling comparison. ::)

Tristan Louth-Robins wrote:

Nice! Really excellent mixing. Reminds me of Laurel Halo's recent work. smile

Just checked out her stuff on Soundcloud. Nice.

June 25, 2018 7:36 pm

Man you are really creative!!! Your music kind of blows my mind, it's totally unexpected and unpredictable. And alien, man this is alien. Do you come from another planet? Or dimension?

June 25, 2018 8:55 pm
??? wrote:

Man you are really creative!!! Your music kind of blows my mind, it's totally unexpected and unpredictable. And alien, man this is alien. Do you come from another planet? Or dimension?

Only if you think of Santa Fe as an alien environment (which in some ways it is).

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