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Swotting and Snogging

By Jim Wood on April 12, 2018 12:42 am

Title salvaged from previous unsatisfactory piece. Vocals: Pink Trombone, Kara Square "Hanging Eleven" (http://beta.ccmixter.org/files/mindmapthat/54335). F Minor.

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

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April 16, 2018 12:04 am

The vocals have a nice sense of urgency to them and the beat makes me want to get up and dance.  And then the end makes me want to slow down and contemplate.  Nice job.

April 16, 2018 9:50 am

cool vox!
what type of effects do you use on them?

In general i quite like this, it is funky in a linear non-linear kinda way; Kudos!

April 16, 2018 1:46 pm

Super fresh! Love the synth (organ?) and the intricate backing samples mingling with the vox, it's up there with Yuu Miyake for me big_smile

April 16, 2018 2:57 pm
CosmicCairns wrote:

The vocals have a nice sense of urgency to them and the beat makes me want to get up and dance.  And then the end makes me want to slow down and contemplate.  Nice job.

After working on stuff for a fairly long time, I'm no longer able to tell if it's valid or not. Thanks for your positive comments!

dj someguy wrote:

cool vox!
what type of effects do you use on them?

In general i quite like this, it is funky in a linear non-linear kinda way; Kudos!

Gab Manette wrote:

Super fresh! Love the synth (organ?) and the intricate backing samples mingling with the vox, it's up there with Yuu Miyake for me big_smile

Thank you! The vox/organ is Pink Trombone (https://dood.al/pinktrombone/), an online model of the human voice. I used Autotune to match to the track's key.


April 16, 2018 5:54 pm

so bouncy and crazy. the vocals work very good to the minimalistic funky beat. Your greatest dancefloor club hit ever. really love it.

April 16, 2018 6:47 pm

Good and weird, it's like electronic avant-garde music, cool vocal work!

April 16, 2018 8:28 pm

Great track! Makes me think of a movie scene where the club is full of people dancing, but at the same time reality is beginning to fall apart.

April 17, 2018 1:20 am

so cool and trippy and danceable! love the chordal instrument and vocals, somehow slightly reminds me a groovier version of the song Kid A by radiohead

April 17, 2018 4:10 am

super interesting/intricate stuff! Pink Trombone is absolutely wild, it sounds so uncanny & disorienting. Wild, wild track.

April 17, 2018 9:00 am

Yeah cool bounce on this one. As it started i was puzzled for a short moment because of that disco feel but than the voice came in i knew that i am on Jim Wood track wink
Very good!

April 17, 2018 6:33 pm

omg you effectively used Pink Trombone!  I totally need to do this.  Your results are fantastic.  Great idea to auto tune them.


underground Luau wrote:

reminds me a groovier version of the song Kid A by radiohead

YES!  BRILLIANT!

April 18, 2018 4:13 pm

Interesting vocal manglizing! The deep kick and percussion drive the track very nicely.  Well done!

April 19, 2018 4:00 pm

I look forward to hearing your track every week and you knocked this week out of the park. Vox are legit!

April 20, 2018 10:29 pm

Made me want to dance in the beginning. Awesome vocal sounds. I hadn't heard of pink trombone until today. I clicked over to that in another browser tab and started playing around while our song played. Had a fun little jam smile)

April 22, 2018 3:00 am
Q-Rosh wrote:

so bouncy and crazy. the vocals work very good to the minimalistic funky beat. Your greatest dancefloor club hit ever. really love it.

LydiaPrimate wrote:

Good and weird, it's like electronic avant-garde music, cool vocal work!

Plantrain wrote:

Great track! Makes me think of a movie scene where the club is full of people dancing, but at the same time reality is beginning to fall apart.

underground Luau wrote:

so cool and trippy and danceable! love the chordal instrument and vocals, somehow slightly reminds me a groovier version of the song Kid A by radiohead

theGuen wrote:

Yeah cool bounce on this one. As it started i was puzzled for a short moment because of that disco feel but than the voice came in i knew that i am on Jim Wood track wink
Very good!

Thanks all! Disco? Perhaps if it had been strangled in the cradle. ::)

April 22, 2018 3:04 am

Thank you, thank you for your comments.

orangedrink wrote:

omg you effectively used Pink Trombone!  I totally need to do this.  Your results are fantastic.  Great idea to auto tune them.

underground Luau wrote:

reminds me a groovier version of the song Kid A by radiohead

YES!  BRILLIANT!

Tone Matrix wrote:

Interesting vocal manglizing! The deep kick and percussion drive the track very nicely.  Well done!

onlyjokinen wrote:

I look forward to hearing your track every week and you knocked this week out of the park. Vox are legit!

miraclemiles wrote:

Made me want to dance in the beginning. Awesome vocal sounds. I hadn't heard of pink trombone until today. I clicked over to that in another browser tab and started playing around while our song played. Had a fun little jam smile)

Yeah, Pink Trombone is definitely one of the better discoveries out there.

April 22, 2018 3:15 am

April 22, 2018 2:42 pm
kaedo sevaada wrote:

Not quite what the title refers to, but heh. ::)

April 22, 2018 2:59 pm
Jim Wood wrote:
kaedo sevaada wrote:

Not quite what the title refers to, but heh. ::)

that was just my dance for your song smile

April 23, 2018 2:44 am

Hypnotic and irresistible!

April 25, 2018 11:21 am

Really dig the spacial elements of this mix and your usual skills of mangling/chopping vocal samples in a very musically rhythmic way.

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