Stories of a Traveling Snail (2013)

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Ridan
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945 posts since 11 Dec, 2014 from one rocky mountain to another

Post Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:02 pm

An old ambient/drone release I made while living in Japan some years ago.

https://soundcloud.com/bcaudio/sets/sto ... snail-2014



While enjoying the rain on my apartment's 4th floor balcony, I felt something on my shirt. Not knowing exactly what it was, and not having night vision, I immediately swiped whatever it was off my shirt. Upon closer examination I realized that it was a snail, and sadly the fall had cracked it's shell.
Feeling horrible about what happened, I began to wonder about its life story, and how it led this certain snail to climb up 4 stories only to come in contact with a clumsy human being.

So, I decided to dedicate this release to that one unfortunate snail.

Hardware -
Alesis Ion.
ESX-1.
Ibanez GT Series.

Software -
Absynth.
Cubase and on board effetcs.

Field recordings -
Nature sounds i recorded from Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, and Japan.

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wagtunes
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13414 posts since 8 Oct, 2014

Re: Stories of a Traveling Snail (2013)

Post Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:26 pm

Listened to the first track. Very nice. Almost hypnotizing. Is that ocean sound FX I hear? There's so much going on it's hard to tell.

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Allomerus
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2049 posts since 28 Aug, 2012 from Melbourne, Australia

Re: Stories of a Traveling Snail (2013)

Post Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:02 am

Like wagtunes, I listened to the first track. Also enjoyed it. The music washes over you like waves, which I guess is intentional.
Well done!
:)
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