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Polyslax - Slow Reverse

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8095 posts since 11 Dec, 2003, from Canada

Postby polyslax; Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:36 pm Polyslax - Slow Reverse

Another one of those down tempo chillancholy things I tend to do. Noise, dirty piano and some beats.

Slow Reverse

also available at SoundCloud:


8:29 mins

Thanks to all who have a listen. :)
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7617 posts since 13 Mar, 2009, from UK

Postby seismic1; Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:56 pm

Really nice track, Matt. Some great tape-reverse effects on here, and a great melodic dreamy feel to this one. Perfect late-night listening. Is it my imagination, or do the best tracks seem to turn up in the Cafe when sane people would be asleep?

Nice work.
657 posts since 21 Aug, 2003

Postby Programentalist; Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:02 pm

Excellent 2am listening material :)

Thanks for sharing!
8095 posts since 11 Dec, 2003, from Canada

Postby polyslax; Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:28 pm

Thank you guys! Yeah, you keep some crazy hours Tim. I do too, but usually backwards... I'll get up very early... like some time between 2:30 and 4:00 am.
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Postby D.H. Miltz; Sun Feb 19, 2012 5:27 am

Lovely. Especially liked the undersounds here. Thanks, polyslax.
730 posts since 26 Jun, 2003, from UK

Postby mikusan; Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:12 am

Lovely, loose-limbed beats on this one, Matt. Nice melodic development, and gorgeous shimmery piano. Quite a melancholic feel to this one too. Luvverly stuff 8)
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Postby macmurphy; Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:48 am

this is really nice and fits with my current herbal tea obsession - which is to say it has a lovely looseness while retaining a nicely fuzzy edged focus. splendid.

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Postby vata44; Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:48 am

I would love to work with you some day... :) Please check out my link below and see if you are interested.

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Postby Emerald Tablet; Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:34 pm

How come i havent heard this one. Terrific. :-)
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Postby PaleBlueDot; Sun Feb 19, 2012 5:07 pm

Just curious, how did you do most of the reverses here?

8095 posts since 11 Dec, 2003, from Canada

Postby polyslax; Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:01 pm

Thanks for all the lovely comments folks, I really appreciate it. )

Forrest - From what I've heard your tracks are very soothing and evocative... nice work... maybe a little more on the new age side than I'm used to. I'm not very good at collaborating, unfortunately, but who knows, perhaps the right circumstances will present themselves some day.

Steven - When you say reverses, do you mean most of the noisy sounds? Most of that was done with Curtis and Donut on an iPad.
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3125 posts since 13 Jul, 2003, from outer rim

Postby fateamenabletochange; Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:10 pm

wow, this has some wild spatial stuff on the piano, and crazy mad stuff that keeps with it through the patches with less beats. Sure liked this.
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Postby core; Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:42 pm

Lovely, great monday morning listen :tu:
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Postby jopy; Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:57 am

the use of the backing effects and glitches provides a good seasoning to the otherwise fairly mellow and easygoing main track. sort of like a spicy cream sauce on pasta, the elements balance each other out very nicely.
8095 posts since 11 Dec, 2003, from Canada

Postby polyslax; Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:20 am

Thanks awfully gents!

mmmm... spicy, creamy pasta. :)
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