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simulacra

By Parallelis on February 4, 2018 4:45 pm

keep feeling like nothing is real this week. hyperreal and anti-real.

simple, light one. continuing the shoegaze/sample trend.

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February 5, 2018 12:24 am

Love this so much! Beautiful

February 5, 2018 2:32 am

Really nice use of distortion and melody. 

February 5, 2018 4:40 am
JANX wrote:

Love this so much! Beautiful

Masikus wrote:

Really nice use of distortion and melody.

many thanks to you both! lovely tracks from both of you this week as well.

February 5, 2018 6:05 am

Tonally, this gives me the same impression as the cave theme from Ocarina of Time.  Beautiful! 

February 5, 2018 7:05 am

Wow, this is a new style for me, and I like it a lot! Super nice use of chord changes. And I love your use of release at the end when the graininess disappears. I’m going through the rest of your stuff now and it’s all great. You have a great sense of composition.

February 5, 2018 2:40 pm
Reilly Farrell wrote:

Tonally, this gives me the same impression as the cave theme from Ocarina of Time.  Beautiful!

didn't realize it but yeah this does have a bit of an Ocarina of Time vibe, i should bust out my Ocarina for next weeks beat. I used a couple Super Mario Sunshine soundfonts in here, so that probably contributes to the vgm impression.

number37 wrote:

Wow, this is a new style for me, and I like it a lot! Super nice use of chord changes. And I love your use of release at the end when the graininess disappears. I’m going through the rest of your stuff now and it’s all great. You have a great sense of composition.

Thanks a bunch! Great to hear it's sounding like a new style to you, trying to blend a bunch of different genres w my weeklybeats stuff to mixed success, but it's been a fun journey thus far.

February 6, 2018 2:41 am

Wow so delightful big_smile

February 6, 2018 6:25 pm

Love sample alias.

February 7, 2018 9:11 am

Lovely simplicity with the beat and some warmth to the distorted tone floating amongst it.

February 7, 2018 12:52 pm

Cozy. Distortion adds interest and makes it more hypnotic without being harsh and that's very nice

February 7, 2018 4:34 pm

Shifty and soothing at the same time. Well done!

February 7, 2018 4:59 pm

ooo yeah this right here really love that saturation and the opening samples

February 9, 2018 4:53 am
Simon Koehn wrote:

Wow so delightful big_smile

Thanks, same to your track this week!

acid wrote:

Love sample alias.

Its got an interesting quality to it that never ceases to fascinate me. Super intrigued by the various artifacts/signatures produced by both digital & analog mediums.

rdomain wrote:

Lovely simplicity with the beat and some warmth to the distorted tone floating amongst it.

purelygrey wrote:

Cozy. Distortion adds interest and makes it more hypnotic without being harsh and that's very nice

Glad the distortion comes across as warm as opposed to abrasive/distracting, always a tough balance to strike. Thanks to both of you!

Jim Wood wrote:

Shifty and soothing at the same time. Well done!

underground Luau wrote:

ooo yeah this right here really love that saturation and the opening samples

Thanks guys! Saturation is a tool that I'm definitely still getting fully comfortable with, but I love what it can do in the right settings. The sample is from a Vashti Bunyan folk tune believe it or not, trying to jump outside the box source-wise lately.

February 9, 2018 5:01 am

The chord changes are amazing.  There is some sort of music theory thing happening that I can't name, but it is so good!  Would love to hear a band version of this!

February 9, 2018 2:57 pm

Love the pulsing bass with the super relaxing chord progression and mellow beat.  The outro has a cool dream-like exit to it too.  Nice work!

February 9, 2018 3:35 pm
orangedrink wrote:

The chord changes are amazing.  There is some sort of music theory thing happening that I can't name, but it is so good!  Would love to hear a band version of this!


sounds like a parallel minor temporary key change!

February 9, 2018 9:57 pm

It's lovely background music.

February 11, 2018 11:25 am

Really like the warm distorted tones in this (then again, I have always had a soft spot for shoegaze). Well done!

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