spinning harmonies [dancish, electronic]

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tomtom1
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838 posts since 21 May, 2020 from germany

Post Sun Nov 13, 2022 4:41 am

hi all, in the last time i don't have so much time to make music or to listen to music of others.
following you find a little track, around some simple harmonies - let me know if something is bothering you in the mix. it is not perfect (which mix is perfect :P) ...

like always: everything done with and in Reason.

have a nice day!


p.s.: and if someone can tell me, why soundcloud cuts always the first xy milliseconds of my tracks - let me know... the issue is not in the wav-file...

https://soundcloud.com/treib-haus-81860 ... -harmonies
it is better to have a track with some mistakes than a track without any soul
myself in 2022

Rene Asologuitar
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735 posts since 2 Apr, 2022

Post Sun Nov 13, 2022 4:05 pm

Hi tomtom1,
Very nice beat, very invigorating and fun!!!
The melodies are playful and happy.
This music is an uplifter!!!
Thanks for this beauty, Tom!!!
Rene

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margaret0547
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434 posts since 20 Nov, 2021

Post Mon Nov 14, 2022 5:51 am

The track definitely evokes the title. I enjoyed it.

phoenstorm
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203 posts since 16 May, 2010

Post Mon Nov 14, 2022 10:53 am

Hey tomtom1,

great track! Very enjoyable! Love the drums - nicely programmed. That track is brimfull with ideas...very charming & fitting title! The first sound you start out with is feels a bit distorted and 'overblown' probably hard to fit other tracks around it. There's so much going on, I wouldn't know how to mix...I think it works really well in most places. It reminds me of some tracks that Plaid did on the Scintilli album - check out unbank, tender hooks and founded to start with. They seem to share your love of intricate drum programming & whimsical harmonies.

aaron aardvark
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2377 posts since 22 Jan, 2011 from near Los Angeles

Post Mon Nov 14, 2022 9:41 pm

tomtom1,
Thank you for the reviews; now your song: the beginning, and the rest of the song, reminds me more of Depeche Mode than anything else (a compliment). Some good vocals wouldn't hurt, though per usual, I forget if you sing. It all sounds quite good as is. Nice synth sounds and melodies! :)
You can hear my original music at this link: https://www.soundclick.com/artist/defau ... dID=224436

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Allomerus
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2786 posts since 28 Aug, 2012 from Melbourne, Australia

Post Tue Nov 15, 2022 11:56 pm

Lovely happy sounding and bubbly track. I like the beat.
What I do with tracks is have a few seconds of silence at the start and end just in case of what you mention about Sound Cloud etc.
Well done!
:)
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Genetic_Junk
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2725 posts since 22 Dec, 2004

Post Wed Nov 16, 2022 12:07 pm

Really nice track. Love the confluence of sounds at 2:15.

Some suggestions: When the arp comes in at :57 maybe add some 32nd ghost notes on the snare or closed hats. About a minute before the end of the track, bring back the pad from the first half and modulate its amplitude (aka duck) with the kick.

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eassae
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848 posts since 18 May, 2021

Post Sat Nov 19, 2022 5:02 am

Really nice forward movement in this track, beautiful arps and I like that vocally sound. The change to the brighter sound in the end is surprise…a welcome one.
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Bansaw
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1858 posts since 19 Aug, 2008

Post Sat Nov 19, 2022 9:18 am

Liked it! The distorted bass sound is good.
Interesting switch to a more major feel at the end.
I can't comment on the mix as I'm on headphones.
Before I upload to Soundcloud I always put a 1 or 2 secs of silence at the start of the song. I don't know if they put an auto-fade in at the start or not.

Mike777
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458 posts since 8 Oct, 2005

Post Sun Nov 20, 2022 7:22 am

I like it! Has a happy vibe in minor mode. I like the change to major mode. Perfect song length and title. I found I have to add .5 seconds of silence at beginning and the issue goes away.

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tomtom1
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838 posts since 21 May, 2020 from germany

Post Wed Nov 30, 2022 5:20 am

Thanks all for listening! :hug:

And thanks for the information about soundcloud. Next time i will just add an additional half bar.
Glad that i am not alone with that "issue" :hihi:

:tu: :phones:
it is better to have a track with some mistakes than a track without any soul
myself in 2022

Samiver
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97 posts since 11 May, 2020

Post Wed Nov 30, 2022 7:17 am

Nice track and always good to hear another reason song. Really enjoyable fun sounds in this, almost bouncy at times. Thanks for sharing

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