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Prophecies


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TennesseeVic

 Genre: Ambient

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This piece was inspired by a renaissance composition by Orlando De Lassus. I've borrowed some harmonies and some ideas, and then slowed them down by a factor of 5 or so.
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Song Stats
Hits: 5100
Comments: 21
Fans: 4
Plays: 187
Downloads: 186
Votes: 16
Uploaded: Dec 11, 2004 - 02:24:42 PM
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2005 - 07:58:58 PM Last Played: Apr 23, 2016 - 03:14:39 AM
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Hardware:
G5, no external hardware
Software:
Synths: Tassman. Guitar synth: MicroRock. Bass: Trilogy. Sound processing: Evoc20, KTGranulator, various Logic plugs. One (cleared) atmospheric sample at the start and end of the piece.
Comments
said 4521 days ago (December 11th, 2004)
Space and time
Reminiscent of an afternoon listening to "Music from the Hearts of Space". Take me back to Sausalito! A top quality composition. This is the real deal. Thanks for posting.
TennesseeVic said 4521 days ago (December 11th, 2004)
Space and time
Thanks for the praise. Don't think that I've ever heard "Hearts of space", but
you're not the first one to bring it up.

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Victor
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said 4520 days ago (December 12th, 2004)
Space and time
It's here, Vic: http://www.hos.com/

I used to listen to it on MPR (Minnesota Public Radio).

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said 3366 days ago (February 9th, 2008)
Test of time
Still as good as the day I first listened to it.
eastman said 4520 days ago (December 13th, 2004)
impressive
another impressive tune from ya ...
very much has that late 70s electronica classic chill feel ..
pure genius and bliss to listen to !
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TennesseeVic said 4520 days ago (December 13th, 2004)
impressive
Thanks for the kudos.

Yeah, I guess all that filter tweaking is a bit 70s. It's definitely a very analogue
sound.

Glad you enjoyed it.

V.

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Victor
Check out my latest song called Allegro from flute sonata 1 in C
OhEsTen said 4519 days ago (December 14th, 2004)
Very Vangelis....
I like the background arpegio. The deep bass synth and
strings tie everything in nicely! Awesome tune. Very
inspiring.
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TennesseeVic said 4518 days ago (December 14th, 2004)
Very Vangelis....
I can't actually take much credit for that arpeggio. That's a filter with high
resonance, where the cutoff is modulated by an LFO with random waveform.

But yeah, without it the track would be somewhat static. It really makes the
track.

Thanks for the compliments!

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Victor
Check out my latest song called Allegro from flute sonata 1 in C
_nderscore said 4497 days ago (January 5th, 2005)
incredibly deep
excellent soundscape-strong, but soothing. the vibrating
massage is a bonus. killer stuff
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Epileptic Gibbon said 4465 days ago (February 5th, 2005)
Excellent stuff!
Excellent electronic soundscapes. Makes me think of
Vangelis meets Michael Neil. Certainly the best I've
heard of yours so far. You have another fan for this
track. Sorted!
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DJ Spinux said 4460 days ago (February 10th, 2005)
Mystere...
Smooth builds, almost perfect shape to the sound,looke
to me like you have been doin this for quite a bit longer
than myself. Very good piece, has a mystere that leaves
one wanting more... for sure!
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TennesseeVic said 4460 days ago (February 10th, 2005)
Mystere...
Thanks for the compliments.

Yes, I have been making music, playing / composing / arranging for some
decades.

Regarding the sound of my electronic music, eh, check the price tag on some
of the instruments I use. Quality sometimes doesn't come cheap.

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Victor -- I review yours, you review mine, 'kay?
Check out my latest song called Allegro from flute sonata 1 in C
infidel said 4436 days ago (March 6th, 2005)
Great Feel
This tune had great feeling. Almost like rain. Felt like
being inside during a storm, watching a murder mystery
on TV. Very much enjoyed it.


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drakonis said 4432 days ago (March 10th, 2005)
Prophetic dreams
This was intriguing... the chord progressions for the
melody sounded something like what Christopher Franke
of Tangerine Dream would do, but the choice of synths is
rather different than his. Nice orchestration, things were
well panned spatially, and pitch-wise stayed crisp and not
muddy (which is good as there seemed to be quite a
number of tracks and reverb, if I was perceiving them all.)
ttfn,
Drakonis
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snowdragon said 4425 days ago (March 18th, 2005)
Visually stimulating
I may be way off base here but the first thing that jumped
into my mind listening to this composition was Vivaldi's
Spring, the second part. Generally speaking, I prefer my
music with lyrics but when a piece invokes visual imagery
(something the title aptly encourages), like Vivaldi, it's a
different matter entirely.

In this case, I saw a slender people, dressed in flowing
diaphanous robes, descending into a massive cavern lit by
the natural phosphorescence of lichens adorning
crystalline walls.
As they move slowly, purposely, downward, they pass
forests of translucent ferns, moist basaltic outcrops and
hanging vines swaying to a perceived melody as falling
water droplets keep time somewhere in the distance.
As their journey concludes, they find themselves
confronting a capricious pool, fed at its far end by a
drizzling waterfall that winds its way down an obsidian
slip-face.
The prophecy is about to be fulfilled . . .


Just what I saw.

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CraizeeMusic said 4398 days ago (April 14th, 2005)
Good Job, very mystic...
Great work! I would like to know how you rendered your synths. I haven't used Logic though. I think it could have used some background ambient drums to round out the tonal quality, but it is definitely a quality piece of work. LOVE IT!
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CraizeeMusic said 4398 days ago (April 14th, 2005)
Also...
I love the artwork! It is very good. Did you do it yourself? If so, what programs did you employ? Still, good job!
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TennesseeVic said 4398 days ago (April 14th, 2005)
Also...
Hey mr Craizee....

The artwork is a composite of two photos (the girl and the smoke) from
istockphoto.com, which is where I get all my artwork. I use Photoshop
Elements, which I'm just a beginner at.

Regarding my synths, there's not a whole lot of processing on them. This is a
four voice piece, the top voice (the whistly one) is Tassman; it has
KTGranulator on it, which causes the little inharmonious sounds you hear in
the background. Voice 2 is MicroRock, which is a simulated guitar; I've set it
to a slow attach and release. Voice 3 is again Tassman; there is a random
element on the filter, which causes the burbling sound you hear throughout.
Voice 4 is a Trilogy bass; no further processing.

There is some reverb on the whole mix, but not a lot.

Note that both Tassman and Trilogy are not cheap instruments, but fully
worth it. I use them a lot and they sound great.

Thanks for listening to my tracks!

Victor.

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Victor -- I review yours, you review mine, 'kay?
Check out my latest song called Allegro from flute sonata 1 in C
virtualruffy said 4383 days ago (April 29th, 2005)
nice
very pleasant and easy to listen to.
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Bubowski said 4310 days ago (July 11th, 2005)
Very Evocative
Nice production quality. I'm a sucker for old analog sounds. It sounds a lot like Vangelis from the 70's (thats a good thing). Nice pads and I like the sample and hold "rhythm" instead of using drums.
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said 4164 days ago (December 4th, 2005)
ok
Absolutely. Beats me why this guy doesn't have a recording contract.
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