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Sunlight Icicles (Winter)

By orangedrink on January 21, 2018 11:31 pm

This is the sequel to "Carved By Glaciers".

I wrote the beginning in about 2014 or so, and wrote the final glockenspiel melody 40 minutes before the deadline.  That's Weekly Beats in a nutshell!

Ask the audience: Does the low "organ" stand out enough?  Too much?  Did the ambient noise work for you?

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January 22, 2018 12:04 am

I liked how it kind of begins chaotically and then the main melody emerges into the sunlight so to speak. Definitely liked the ambient noise.

January 22, 2018 1:36 am

Great composition really fits the ideas of winter and frost. I think the organ fit well in mix. Great work once again!

January 22, 2018 1:58 am

Great build. I wouldn't call it relaxing, more driving & emerging.

January 22, 2018 12:10 pm

Yeah great build. I like when the pads come in. I think the mix of the low organ is quite nice, not being too obvious just adding some wheight and harmonic content.

PS.:
Glockenspiel? I thought that you would call it chimes, or is that only these winddriven bell things? Google translate sucks!

January 22, 2018 3:59 pm

Another grand slam, Drew.

January 22, 2018 8:31 pm

great composition. The low organ needs more sub-bass for me. Ambient noise is the salt in the soup.

January 22, 2018 10:08 pm

Yeah, this has some punch to it that I wasn't expecting. Great composition and the ending is really nice!

January 23, 2018 3:48 pm

really nice kinda baroque vibe. agreed w other commenters that the organ works well, tho i also agree w Q-rosh that it be even better with some boosted lower frequencies! the noise & distortion building and twisting throughout the piece works really well as a counterpoint to the light melody voicing & phrasing, enjoyed the pairing a lot!

January 23, 2018 6:50 pm

it is a very nice composition. My headphones are a bit fucked up at the moment so it is hard to tell whether the balance is perfect and whether the organ stands out enough. But I promise I'll listen again once i buy my new headphones (hopefully tomorrow!)

January 24, 2018 8:20 pm

so pretty!

January 25, 2018 1:36 pm

Organ?

January 25, 2018 9:40 pm

You have a diverse start to this year! This is nice and evocative. I like the ambient textures and the glock. Organ mix is ok I think, it could maybe fade back in places.

January 27, 2018 11:40 pm

Audience likey! I'm ice skating as I write this!!! ... well metaphysically smile

January 29, 2018 2:45 am

Lovely and hypnotic!

February 10, 2018 2:31 am
CosmicCairns wrote:

I liked how it kind of begins chaotically and then the main melody emerges into the sunlight so to speak. Definitely liked the ambient noise.

Thank you!

spOOked wrote:

Great composition really fits the ideas of winter and frost. I think the organ fit well in mix. Great work once again!

Many thanks!

Jim Wood wrote:

Great build. I wouldn't call it relaxing, more driving & emerging.

Cool, I like that interpretation of the feeling as well.

theGuen wrote:

Yeah great build. I like when the pads come in. I think the mix of the low organ is quite nice, not being too obvious just adding some wheight and harmonic content.

PS.:
Glockenspiel?

I have no idea if it is a Glockenspiel, but I did mean bell thingies!

E-dub wrote:

Another grand slam, Drew.

Thanks buddy!

Sodabelly wrote:

Yeah, this has some punch to it that I wasn't expecting. Great composition and the ending is really nice!

Glad to hear it, that's what I was going for!

Q-Rosh wrote:

great composition. The low organ needs more sub-bass for me. Ambient noise is the salt in the soup.

Parallelis wrote:

really nice kinda baroque vibe. agreed w other commenters that the organ works well, tho i also agree w Q-rosh that it be even better with some boosted lower frequencies! the noise & distortion building and twisting throughout the piece works really well as a counterpoint to the light melody voicing & phrasing, enjoyed the pairing a lot!

dj someguy wrote:

it is a very nice composition. My headphones are a bit fucked up at the moment so it is hard to tell whether the balance is perfect and whether the organ stands out enough. But I promise I'll listen again once i buy my new headphones (hopefully tomorrow!)

Thanks folks, yeah, I think I agree that maybe it needed something - I didn't think to try adding sub-bass but now I am going to try it and am fairly sure that's what it needed.  See?  We are better together, thanks WB fam! smile

kaedo sevaada wrote:


so pretty!

Thank you!

Devieus wrote:

Organ?

Uh, it's not really an organ but I meant that "warbly bass thing" that comes into the piece, second, after the "piano thing"

miraclemiles wrote:

You have a diverse start to this year! This is nice and evocative. I like the ambient textures and the glock. Organ mix is ok I think, it could maybe fade back in places.

Thanks!  I'm going to look at the mix again before any future release.  I think you are right and I want to look into learning about EQ compression, because I think that could solve it.

Podling wrote:

Audience likey! I'm ice skating as I write this!!! ... well metaphysically smile

Dude, metaphysical ice skating is the ONLY way to ice skate!

onezero wrote:

Lovely and hypnotic!

Cheers!

February 15, 2018 4:55 pm

This piece sounds very mystical. Wonderful !

April 8, 2018 8:00 pm
m2K7 wrote:

This piece sounds very mystical. Wonderful !

Danke!

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