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parhelion (010118_130bpm)

By royb0t on January 6, 2018 5:17 am

Huzzah!! Howdy everyone! Back at it again for 2018 after a successful run in 2016 (also if you're curious, you can find my 2017 13-track full-lengther full of wb16 tunes here (royb0t - Gradient Ascent). big_smile So pumped!! Like then, this year's goals are to get more and more familiar with all the tools I have, use the features that will help speed up my workflow (favorites, save user patches and presets, etc), keep experimenting, and also hope to get more comfortable with singing/my own vocals further.


I spent November and December last year backing up and archiving everything. New SSD brains to my production PC, Windows 10 upgrade after being on Windows 7 for years, installed the latest version of FLStudio 12.5, finally installed my NI Komplete 11 Ultimate upgrade, and carefully reinstalled the latest versions of all my plugins just in time for the new year. So essentially a clean slate; a new beast locked and ready to rock 'n roll!


For wb01, this began with browsing a Maschine Expansion I recently got thinking I'll start going through it to favorite kits that sound rad. Wound up finding a really nice Massive bass patch, which is the backbone of the track. Picked up the mic and sang some "aahs" washed out with reverb (Eventide Blackhole, which is actually across several channels), found a sorta shimmery synth, distorted it to be sorta guitar-like, added some complimentary pieces (string, horn, piano) then of course frenetic breaks to glued it all together. Pretty satisfied with it as the starter for the year! Has some nice potential, but we'll see if it ever ends up anywhere else.


51 more tracks to go! Woo!


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January 8, 2018 12:42 am

BRAINANTSINPANTS

January 8, 2018 12:44 am

feeling some Heterotic dreaminess from this, an inspiration perhaps?

January 8, 2018 3:06 am

Nice song, has a positive and optimistic feel!

January 8, 2018 12:15 pm

Heyy great track. Sounding very complete. Keen to hear next weeks effort smile

January 8, 2018 6:35 pm

Really cool breaks bouncing around that main bass synth.  Congrats on getting the album done from the 2016 tracks.  I was hoping to have a similar productive year and instead I just was lazy tongue Nice work!

January 8, 2018 10:01 pm

this is right up my street. The street down which a synth is driving and...er, some breaks are crossing the road. Or something.

January 9, 2018 1:01 pm

Dark and fricking rad. 

January 9, 2018 4:48 pm

I really like the energy, good vibes dude heart

January 10, 2018 10:44 am

nice groove, cool robotics in the 808 State/KW-style. Catchy!

January 14, 2018 3:42 pm
protman wrote:

BRAINANTSINPANTS


So many ants!

fivestep wrote:

feeling some Heterotic dreaminess from this, an inspiration perhaps?


Oooh, I actually hadn't heard of them until now - def checking out their stuff!

thawkins wrote:

Nice song, has a positive and optimistic feel!


Whee, thank ya!

Simon Koehn wrote:

Heyy great track. Sounding very complete. Keen to hear next weeks effort smile


Yay! Week 2 is definitely more on the frenetic side of IDM it seems. ;]

Tone Matrix wrote:

Really cool breaks bouncing around that main bass synth.  Congrats on getting the album done from the 2016 tracks.  I was hoping to have a similar productive year and instead I just was lazy tongue Nice work!


Thank ya! Woo, well hopefully after 2018 you'll have an album as well! :]

sinewave wrote:

this is right up my street. The street down which a synth is driving and...er, some breaks are crossing the road. Or something.


Yess, a three-way intersection of electronica!

cTrix wrote:

Dark and fricking rad.


big_smile heart

hieme wrote:

I really like the energy, good vibes dude <3


Thank ya thank ya! Woo!

Ashen Simian wrote:

nice groove, cool robotics in the 808 State/KW-style. Catchy!


Ooh, nice, thank you!! Whee.

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