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Can You See The Future? (WB04)

By spry on January 26, 2020 6:33 pm

Went down a rabbit hole on this one. Started by writing a line from the chorus and then building around that. It went further than I initially expected.

Took 30 minutes writing in some basic drums in the computer, deciding tempo and putting together some chords on the guitar. Recorded guitar loops and edited them into a structure over the next 45 minutes. Spent about 45 minutes looping that and writing some lyrics and testing out vocal lines. 30 minutes recording vocal parts. Then I spent at least an hour listening to, editing, lining up, doubling, volumizing and sequencing the vocals. Another hour writing and recording synth and bass parts most of which I discarded along the way in favor of featuring the guitar. I tried to wrap my head around the mixing but it was pretty late and I let it rest for a day. Came back to it the next day and spent another 2 hours editing, listening, reediting, adding fx and volumizing. 30 minutes of polishing up the master track and it was finally ready to export! Total work time about 6 hours over two sessions.

EDIT: After that export I noticed some imbalance in the bass drum and vox and remixed it a bit. add another 20 minutes on the total to about 6 hours 20 minutes

Lyrics:

Can you see the future?
Must be out there somewhere

I'll always be looking
To gather what I find
Near and far I'm searching
For something left behind

When you see the future
Life becomes a nightmare

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January 28, 2020 3:16 am

good stuff man! diggin it!

January 29, 2020 11:06 pm

This is so awesome with you playing live instruments and singing - wow, really really impressed.

Still has that skeleton of your classic work with a new skin.  snare drum rhythm is perfect!  favorited and downloaded A++

January 30, 2020 12:02 am

Nice groove, heavy message.

January 30, 2020 3:31 pm

This is really well done - very cool!

February 3, 2020 3:36 am
demonzor wrote:

good stuff man! diggin it!

Thanks! big_smile

orangedrink wrote:

This is so awesome with you playing live instruments and singing - wow, really really impressed.

Still has that skeleton of your classic work with a new skin.  snare drum rhythm is perfect!  favorited and downloaded A++

Awesome big_smile its been an experiment and its hard to tell when something works or not

Devieus wrote:

Nice groove, heavy message.

Glad you caught on wink

DataJanitor wrote:

This is really well done - very cool!

Thanks! big_smile

February 3, 2020 4:00 am

I forgot to comment this last week, I just wanted to say I'm love what you're doing here. By far the best weekly beat you've done so far. I can't say enough good things about it. Good songwriting and recording. Keep this up!

May 5, 2020 5:21 am

this is cool

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