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Dream Ending A Dream



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album: Evolution No. 5
track 1: 4:47 Dream Ending A Dream
track 2: 6:44 A Few Words
track 3: 4:56 3519
track 4: 7:02 Gamma Rays
track 5: 4:52 Unentitled
track 6: 0:00 Etaoin Shrdlu
track 7: 0:58 inspiral merger ringdown
track 8: 6:12 Engineering Change Order
track 9: 3:10 Archaeology
track 10: 10:05 Souls On The Wind
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as r is increased a tangent bifurcation creates two new orbits

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porcelain doll
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Uploaded: Apr 23, 2012 - 10:55:34 PM
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2013 - 08:13:40 PM Last Played: Jun 14, 2019 - 09:25:38 PM
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michael2 said 2620 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
love the panning and that first drum hit was awesome. knowing you, there must be a concept behind this: care to share? wild track BIll.
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SmokeyVW said 2619 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
i felt like making a song, but i had no music in my soul. so i clicked randomly with the pencil tool to form a 3 1/2 beat loop on the Steinway. the dog barks etc. comes from a nature sounds instrument. honest, those sounds are simply what came from the random loop. i continued and duplicated the loop a number of times and messed around with various instruments and effects. somewhere along the way, two other brief melodic lines came to mind to accompany the loop melody. i did a rough mix visually, and after listening a couple of times, tweaked the levels as needed

the first drum hit is thunder. for the ending i put in the entire sample from nature sounds, with compression and riding the gain to keep it rolling. i added a little flanging too

the final loon calls also came from the nature sounds instrument, with a cathedral sized AUMatrixReverb on it

last was the title "porcelain doll" - reflecting the idea that there is no music in its soul - it became the description after i thought of the acrostic i used instead

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Philip18 said 2620 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
I've had dreams like that - although the barking dog turned out to be the dog next door that's barking a lot! It's sort of a "struggling-to-wake-up" piece of music, with some nightmarish elements. When the rhythm starts to kick in, it's as if there are two conflicting elements fighting each other for control.There's probably a creepy movie somewhere waiting for this to arrive as its soundtrack!
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Franciscus_Henri said 2620 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
As a fan of Gavin Bryars I find this a very interesting track. I'm assuming the doll is out to get us. its full on.
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Moviz said 2620 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
I hear it
exactly as Philip does..... I've been having a few dreams like this lately and been glad to wake up..... the piano chords do have that air of horror mystery about them and yes it is like having a fitful sleep..... cheers M
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gadzooks said 2619 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
Dream Ending A Dream
Very much like a dream ... I agree with that fist drum hit ... I love the way you have combined the creepy with natural sounds like birds and dogs. Ooh ... treat's neat when that drum beat comes in ... isn't that funny how a doll can look scary depending on what context we see it. I hope I wake up soon. Excellent piece .... I'm awake .... I hear the peaceful loons ... or is it the start of another dream?
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musichead said 2619 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
Very Creative.. Yes the timing is very good.Ive had my dogs get on a track or two.And I left it on and called it Lo-fi. I liked it very very very neat!
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TvRicky said 2619 days ago (April 24th, 2012)
Big Beautiful Sound..My Friend!
Musical Madness and I am digging your Groove and understanding what you meant! Man your mind is daszziling and fresh! Never could have conceived such a sound in my mind,,but we all live and learn. What a Piece of innovative and forward thinking Art my friend..Too Cold Baby. Just Amazing! Production Work is outstanding! Piano Groove Slick..Effects Striking! Noted my Man!

A SincerelyZipped, TvRicky
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4nglo said 2347 days ago (January 22nd, 2013)

This could be easily used as an All Hallows' Eve tune, for sure


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Experimental music is any music that challenges the commonly accepted notions of what music is. There is an overlap with avant-garde music. John Cage was a pioneer in experimental music and defined and gave credibility to the form. As with other edge

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