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Music for an annoying bird



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I was halfway happy with this poolside improvisation at Deep Eddy pool in Austin, but on listening to it at home I found that the local grackle population was somewhat too vociferously present.
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Warren Smith said 578 days ago (September 28th, 2015)
Bird song
The grackle .. a bird that people love to hate!

Personally, I don't find the birds annoying or distracting here. Your personal song nestles right into the ambient setting .. another bird among birds.
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davisamerica said 578 days ago (September 28th, 2015)
Is there
a guitar in the background or is just my ears gone off track? I think the ambience of the birds and you work quite well .... If there is a guitar was it someone being inspired or planned? Nonetheless.... Like the track wish I was there.
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VicDiesel said 578 days ago (September 28th, 2015)
The main backing is a piano that is processed in various ways. One of the effects busses has the Logic Space Designer reverb, where I used the built-in filter. That's probably the source of your perceived guitar.
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Doug Somers said 576 days ago (September 29th, 2015)
Is that bird Union?
It sounds like a joyous outdoor tune to me - just set in nature. A little like Dan Gibson recordings. Your improv has an interesting multi-genre quality that is rather cool to hear in that it is fresh and not following something predetermined by style.

Nice one Vic.
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fathom said 576 days ago (September 30th, 2015)
A sweet tune.
Has a kind of fold song quality to it that I like.
A good listen.
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Daugrin said 575 days ago (October 1st, 2015)
Way out comparison? I recognized several phrases as bits from Ella. Maybe not a great comparison but it sounds like you were lost into the experience... that is important!

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VicDiesel said 574 days ago (October 1st, 2015)
Now there's an unexpected comparison. Look at it this way: I was playing a pentatonic instrument, so I'm sure it sounded unintentionally bluesy in places.

And yeah, I had some flow going in this improv.
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Philip18 said 573 days ago (October 2nd, 2015)
Music for an annoying bird
I especially like the sections where it's just the flute and the birds - both have a very natural sound that fit well together. Much enjoyed!
PeterB7858 said 570 days ago (October 5th, 2015)
Music for an annoying bird
The Pied Piper of Deep Eddy Pool strikes again. Obviously the birds liked it. I do, too. Some nice runs and trills. Thanks.
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paul f. page said 563 days ago (October 12th, 2015)
In tune...
I think I like this number best when the chordal accompaniment is absent. To me, it seems to fit just so perfectly as an "a cappella" recorder piece, enhanced by only the natural sounds around the player. I enjoyed hearing this improvisation very much. ... The great trill and little flip at the end — perfect.
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