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unrendered landscapes (032518_080bpm)

By royb0t on March 25, 2018 6:29 pm

Traveled to St. Louis on Friday for a Digital Gnosis show. It was a lot of fun. Driving there was no problem, but on the way back we went through all driving conditions: rain, sleet/snow, heavy snow, and eventually clear. We drove by at least 30 cars that had skidded out off the road, going too fast either due to black ice/hydroplaning. At one point, we avoided a bigger accident on the I-55 by going up Route 66 which had not been plowed at parts, so between the white sky, the flat, sprawling landscapes covered with snow, and then a road dusted at times that it was all white - it felt like the world hadn't finished rendering. Hence the title. Was hoping to make a bit more ambient stuff, but again, so hard to be minimal that I started building more and more.


I'm pretty happy with it. Only took me about 2hrs to write today. Could see an IDM full-lengther come pretty easily outta all these WB2018 tracks at this rate. We'll see!

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)

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March 26, 2018 12:41 am

I'm feeling the whiteout. Maybe not ambient, but certainly chill.

March 26, 2018 9:59 am

That must've been pretty surreal, the song conveys that sentiment anyway.

March 26, 2018 5:05 pm

love the grooves, the piece develops in really cool ways

April 1, 2018 3:34 pm

Your description made me think of Fargo. Love the idea of a world that has not finished rendering. 

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