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Infinitely gentle, infinitely suffering thing

By Tone Matrix on December 16, 2018 9:56 pm

This week I couldn't find much inspiration from my usual selection of pads to get something started so I decided to do a small piano thing.  I wasn't really looking forward to spending time on composing or even producing heavily.  So after a few hours of noodling on my Roland RD-700GX I came up with this in one take.  I probably could have mixed/produced this a bit more but I wanted to stay away from adding extra instruments.  The only thing I decided to add to the track was a very low phone recording of a friend's washing machine.  A bit of phasing and filtering on the washer loop just to break up the silence in between the chords.  Hopefully the last two weeks will be a bit more of a full sounding track but egh here's a solo piano thang.  Thanks for listening and I need to catch up on errrbodies tracks!

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December 17, 2018 7:20 am

Thanks for this. Really digging piano things recently. smile

December 17, 2018 12:15 pm

Really gorgeous piece. It's already on my phone for permanent listening (there's a spot in the park where I usually walk alone... and this would be perfect).

The washing mashing loop sounds like the unwanted friction mechanism of some old reel to reel recorders, so it gives a more Varese Sarabande/Deutsche Gramophon classic quality to the recording.

Absolutely fantastic.

December 18, 2018 4:47 am

Very enjoyable, thanks for this great piece of music, great idea of adding the washing machine loop

December 21, 2018 4:04 pm

Nicely structured. Much appreciated.

December 22, 2018 12:37 am

This is really beautiful.  Sometimes a solo piano (and a bit of washing machine) is all you need.

December 22, 2018 4:27 am

this is so beautiful - i have so enjoyed your tracks this year - just wonderful work downloaded & fav'd

December 23, 2018 6:48 pm

You really know how to summon magic from those keys, delightful compo!

December 26, 2018 9:33 pm

Nicely played and beautiful on its own. Just dark and brooding enough under the chords that a small tap pushes this into Trent Reznor territory. Btw, my washing machine is running in the background as I listen, so I am getting the NWSPR washing machine remix edition of your track smile

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