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Ember & Ash

By Tone Matrix on April 22, 2018 11:56 pm

I think this might be my first track using all three of my synths and iPad.  I dusted off the Access Virus C for the main soft pad and used the Bass Station for duh, bass...  Strings, Piano & EP from the RD-700GX.  The main beat was exported from Elastic Drums on the iPad then mangled a bit in Ableton.  I wish I was a bit better versed in using Elastic Drums so I could use all the fx chops.  It at least helped inspire the mellow sorta off beat.  Another track for the insomniacs and headache-laced bouts.  Thanks for listening smile

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April 23, 2018 1:02 am

This has a nice relaxing vibe to it and I like the little fire sound effects that run throughout. 

April 23, 2018 3:16 pm

Superb chillwave. Like those occasional cracks.

Also, the first image I've seen of impastoed burning charcoal ::)

April 23, 2018 3:45 pm

This is lovely. I'm really into this song, and kinda got mad when I'd switched back to my work and after a couple minutes the song ended. Had to come back and start it over and leave this comment. Well done!

April 24, 2018 3:50 am

Very relaxing/soothing pads, I forgot about elastic drums, have to go back and revisit that one ( I remember it would never auto save, like most other apps and then you lose whatever you were working on)

April 24, 2018 2:27 pm

Yep, that's one relaxing song.

The chord progression is very nice in particular.

April 24, 2018 7:20 pm

this is a really solid calm instrumental. nicely done

April 25, 2018 5:51 am

Great subtle progression to this.

April 25, 2018 11:49 am

Nicely subdued piece and good use of the various platforms.  I'll have to fire up my Virus for a track this year!

April 26, 2018 12:08 pm

Very peaceful and introspective tune. Sounds quite melancholic yet very very soothing

April 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Another week, another stellar tune.

April 29, 2018 3:08 am

ugh, so great this one!
Love the sound of those drums!
excellent!

April 29, 2018 7:58 am

So nice! Simple elements, everything is sounding great and working well together. I especially love the sound of that soft pad. I can never get my pads sounding right so I'm very jelly.

April 29, 2018 1:56 pm

You blend all of the musical elements so masterfully, very impressive.

April 30, 2018 12:19 am

oh so lovely!

May 2, 2018 9:34 pm

Great track, everything works perfectly together!

May 3, 2018 4:08 pm

Kept dreamin while PlayAcquiesce ended and found myself on this track... these drums woke me up gently... nice progression!!!

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