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No Physical Means (microtonal/downtempo)

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199 posts since 19 Jan, 2004, from United Kingdom

Postby -Fature-; Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:30 am No Physical Means (microtonal/downtempo)


This is the second track to my work in progress album "An abstract Tomorrow", please let me know what you think.



More info about this track and the album can be found here:


Thanks for listening,
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7146 posts since 13 Mar, 2009, from UK

Postby seismic1; Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:15 pm

This was very good. I thought it had a far-eastern Aphex Twin vibe and the bass and percussion had a nice "thick" sound. Zyn is a very capable synth.

Good work :)
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3098 posts since 18 Jul, 2008, from New York

Postby Frantz; Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:04 pm

I am listening to this while exhausted, commuting on the train. The soothing sounds are putting me to sleep :zzz: and the microtonal sharp/flat pitches are jarring me awake. :shock:

Unusual and interesting. They aren't many new melodies if you restrict yourself to the 12 tone scale but if you go microtonal, there are millions of unheard melodies. The question is how accessible is microtonal music to the average listener?
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273 posts since 3 Feb, 2012

Postby Mariosprt; Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:47 pm

Very strange even on a third listen, but... It raised my interest to give it a couple more tries.
At first it sounded like an out-of-tune guitar. But you start to make some sense of the scale.
Is there a lot of music in these scales?
199 posts since 19 Jan, 2004, from United Kingdom

Postby -Fature-; Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:48 am

Thanks for the listening and giving feedback everyone!

Mariosprt, there is a fair amount of interest in microtonal music. If your looking for some more, a good place to go is http://www.last.fm/listen and then enter "microtonal" as a tag in the radio player.

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