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Vapour

By Plantrain on April 22, 2018 10:35 pm

This week's track started with me opening the wrong project file(!). I opened the project file from track 51 for WB2016 by accident and thought: OK, let's see where this goes.
Removed most of it, keeping the percussion, pianoteq settings and one strings track. Changed the time signature to 3/4 and started improvising over it. Then replaced the percussion with Volca hats and kick drum, and took a few parts out of the piano track and assigned them to a Absynth patch instead.
I tried to edit it to introduce a better song structure, but couldn't get it to work very well, so I kept it as a slightly meandering improvisation. On one level I'm happy with this, on another I feel like this is less than the sum of it's parts.

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April 23, 2018 12:48 am

I think it's a cool idea to improvise a new piece out of an older one, even if it's by accident.  I like how the percussion sounds like sprinklers.  Maybe that's what they are?  It works well as a whole for me. 

April 24, 2018 3:32 am

Enjoyed this, great one to drift off to

April 24, 2018 1:18 pm

It's very tense. Well done.

April 25, 2018 11:38 am

Always love your restrained use of drum machines and those Pianotek sounds are really nice.

April 27, 2018 6:35 pm

Haunting piece especially with the opening progression.  Love the absynth patch and how it has a cello-like feel to it.  Nice job!

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