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One and not the Other

By Plantrain on April 8, 2018 10:14 pm

This week's track started with me thinking that it was a long time since I'd used a singing bowl in a track.
So I recorded a few minutes of playing that. Added some effects, and then some low frequency parts from the Reaktor instrument Dron-e and the DSI Mopho.
Started improvising a piano part, but realising that the clean piano sound didn't work, I then added effects until the piano part sounded more like a washed out guitar part. Since this now was heading in a more slow Shoegaze vein I added percussion that fit that direction (the cymbals are live, I didn't have the opportunity to record live drums, so the drums are samples).
Added some synth bass to round it up.
In the background there still is a singing bowl chiming merrily along.

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April 9, 2018 6:53 pm

Epic. More singing bowl!

April 9, 2018 10:11 pm

The sound is gentle and soft, feels like my bloody valentine to me, even no guitars in action.

April 9, 2018 11:12 pm

Love the huge sound on this.  I could definitely just close my eyes and get transported somewhere.  I agree with Jim.  Use as much singing bowl as you'd like!

April 11, 2018 12:37 am

Nice one, wow. Very huge! This fills all the spaces. Love the singing bowl, I agree, more!

April 12, 2018 2:14 pm

Quite soothing.

April 12, 2018 4:48 pm

I agree more singing bowl!  It sounds so full especially once the synth bass comes in.  Had my eyes closed and relaxed throughout

April 22, 2018 2:03 am

what a cool sound!

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