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Gimme 5

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This is yesterdays improvisation(s) mixed with some FX to make up a little ambient story - probably about the Olympics, and especially those finishing fifth.

The GB file consists of only 5 tracks, the fifth containing 5 different FX sounds and the four others only uses 5 keys on the keyboard - the black ones. I am rather lazy I guess, so I just recorded two different improvizations (no post editing!) and doubled them and chose different instruments for each track.

Well, lets see what you think...

Edit: I'm not too happy with this myself, so I'm trying to remix it in a more serious ambient direction (I've changed this to Cinematic Soundtrack too). So look out for the new much improved ambient(!) version...
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Uploaded: Aug 17, 2008 - 02:44:00 PM
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Skean said 3934 days ago (August 17th, 2008)
Cool work
Very cool work... I like your mixing with all the different FX sounds. Bravo


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Henke said 3934 days ago (August 17th, 2008)
Thanks Kenta!
Glad you liked this. I mixed it with the headphones on, and when I was playing it to my wife on the computer speakers it was a bit "rackety" (too much "noise"). Still I thought it was nice to post the improv as is. Maybe I'll do a serious remix later.

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Moviz said 3934 days ago (August 17th, 2008)
This does
have the sound of a Stadium about it and you did a good mix of sounds even to the Oriental notes..... kind of like a commentary, regards M
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Henke said 3933 days ago (August 18th, 2008)
Thanks M!
I appreciate your comment(ary)!

Stay well,

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Feter said 3934 days ago (August 17th, 2008)
Gimme 5
this is nice one my friend ...loved the FX sounds
they give real vibes here ...nice scenary you viewed
here with your song ...thnx for sharin !!!!
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Henke said 3933 days ago (August 18th, 2008)
Thank you Feter!
Glad you liked this. It's not one of my best, but I need to practice to get into shape ;-)

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peacepiano said 3933 days ago (August 18th, 2008)
Nice guitar improv. Interesting application of the sounds and effects.

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Henke said 3922 days ago (August 29th, 2008)
Thank you Bill!
It was kind of fun doing it, but maybe I sould have worked a little more with the mix. The "guitar" becomes a bit overwhelming after awhile, a few breaks would probably have been nice, and a little less of the noises as well. Thanks for your comment, always appreciated!

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VicDiesel said 3674 days ago (May 4th, 2009)
Great stuff
After reading your explanation I'm really awed as to how sophisticated this sounds for the minimal tonal material. Great job on the improvisation and the processing.
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ic42 said 2813 days ago (September 12th, 2011)
not happy?
There is much thought that goes into placement of sounds to tell a story, and this does that with style. Perhaps the main (distorted guitar?) instrument is slightly too harsh/loud in the mix, but that is via headphone listening, and is the only suggestion I can offer... overall this is very dramatic in scope and an enjoyable listen.
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