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Watching the World Float By



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The idea for this mix came from memories of watching some of the early satellite channel broadcasts, late at night, of views of the earth from space, as craft orbited and took hour after hour of the view below slowly rotating. It was mesmerizing and 'hooked me into' watching as though I was indeed hypnotised.

Well here's a depiction in sound that you could use whilst watching space shuttle missions or other modern transmissions from space.

Let me know your thoughts, any which way.
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Uploaded: Jul 18, 2009 - 04:31:06 AM
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2009 - 04:31:06 AM Last Played: Apr 27, 2019 - 02:00:46 AM
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GNoise said 3653 days ago (July 18th, 2009)
It sure have..
that great space feelings you're so good at.
BUT I'm listening with fear as I look out my window and see hove aeroplane spraying the sky, with what I don't know (chemtrails?) the music did fit and it give me goose flesh... Kudos
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Reinholt56 said 3652 days ago (July 19th, 2009)
Hi Kenta.......
You had me fooled for a minute with your new name, but I did a quick check and all was clear. It sounds a good idea to separate your stuff in this way.

I hope the chemtrails were not too toxic, in the sky where you were. Maybe they were just make-believe clouds, as a massive art work!!

Don't listen to my music just before bed, unless you listen to one of my gentler pieces. Then you may fall asleep OK and not have nightmares.

Take care.

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Henke said 3653 days ago (July 18th, 2009)
Soundtrack of my life
Or that was what I was thinking when I saw the title :-| Music is good ol' Reinholt space ambient. Huge space drones with sparkles of meteors and satellites passing for interest. Nice.

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Reinholt56 said 3652 days ago (July 19th, 2009)
Hi Henke.....
I think that I used to watch these programs of the earth when I had been out drinking, so I fell asleep watching views of clouds and various parts of the world, with no actual music to be heard. I hope that this piece would have fitted the pictures OK.

Take care.

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davisamerica said 3653 days ago (July 18th, 2009)
Paul ....
i know what you mean. GNoise mentioned a bit of a feeling of dread ... i can understand kinda. We are such a small part of the universe that to see the blue ball from space is awe inspiring. Mission accomplished Paul ... great piece of work.
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Reinholt56 said 3652 days ago (July 19th, 2009)
Hi DA......
The more I watch/follow stuff about outer space I am so awed and humbled (or should that be Hubbled?) that I too realise how small we are.

The music seemed to bring the memories back or the memory brought the music out of me. Either way the piece is here.

It also seemed appropriate in this weeks anniversary of the Apollo 11 moonshot. I watched the whole thing on tv when I was but 13 years old, in total awe, and I had the poster of the view of earth from the moon on my wall for years as a child.

Take care.

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Ex_Silentio said 3652 days ago (July 19th, 2009)
Ground control to Major Paul...
Fantastic piece of space ambient. We are only small in size. We are sentient and technological, and have begun to understand the enormity of your recent favorite musical topic. In that sense, we are grand. Still, one can imagine the awed feeling that an astronaut must feel, stepping out of his spacecraft, hovering over the earth. Fear of heights? I can imagine.
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Reinholt56 said 3651 days ago (July 20th, 2009)
Hi Duane.....
I agree with your comments. You hit the stellar nail on the head, and focus on the relevance and experience of listening to this genre of music. There's nothing concrete with the music. They're only notes, so it must be the sounds and the ambience invoked that does the trick, along with the hints in the description.

I'll have to drop you a note when I finish my reply to your question that you posed in an earlier comment to one of my pieces. It is all such a fascinating area of wonder, knowledge and speculation and a couple of lines would not suffice for a decent response.

I was watching the space walk this evening on tv and I'm still gripped by anything remotely to do with outer space.

Take care.


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LunaTrick said 3648 days ago (July 23rd, 2009)
More deep brooding stuff
From the old steel town!
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Reinholt56 said 3647 days ago (July 24th, 2009)
Hi Daniel........
As I play around with the presets, I latch on to some particular phrasing or sound, then the mix goes down one mood road, and change something else and we move again, evoking another psychological swing. Every mix has slight changes but some are too subtle to notice.

I go to the remains of the stables of Sheffield Castle for some of my food on Saturdays, the Castle Market. Of course the traces of horses have long gone!!!

Take care.

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Name: Paul J Slinn
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Ambient music is a loosely defined musical genre that incorporates elements of a number of different styles - including jazz, electronic music, new age, rock and roll, modern classical music, reggae, traditional, world and even noise.

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