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Intersection of Waves (The Monotony Mix #1)


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Reinholt56

 Genre: Experimental
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As you can see from the title, this mix is the first of a series, experimenting with a theme and then, in the second and other mixes that are coming, moving both with and against the original theme. Hopefully as the theme progresses I will move from experimental through Ambient to Classical, or through Classical to Ambient or maybe both. Who knows?? I don't!!

This piece was put together using multiple instances of the free version of NI Kore. God, I've got to get me one of the real ones!!! The sounds are so rich.

This mix, as it's experimental and the first, is gritty, but the top theme keeps, in my opinion, the whole effect from being harsh on the ear.

Let me know what you think.
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Uploaded: Oct 08, 2008 - 01:06:41 PM
Last Updated: Oct 08, 2008 - 01:06:41 PM Last Played: Jan 31, 2017 - 08:21:37 AM
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Sony Vaio VGN-AR61M, external storage
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energyXT2beta, NI Kore Free, Voxengo Recorder, Ambient Reverb, Reaper
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kristyjo said 3356 days ago (October 8th, 2008)
wow-
You sure are into the sawtooth waveform. It is a bit biting, and the bell sound over the top helps with that, but perhaps a bit of modulation on that main theme wave, to something a bit softer, and then back to the gritty sound at the end.
Ah - I see that you go back to work tomorrow. Is that theme the sound of angst over the end of your vacation?
I look forward to your upcoming developments of this theme!
Check out my latest song called Sussex Carol
Reinholt56 said 3354 days ago (October 10th, 2008)
Hi Kristyjo.....
I hear what you'res saying about the contents. I will try variations of both sound and rhythm over the coming months. There are literally (or musically) infinite possibilities so we'll see/hear what happens next.

The references that I used were all just references, descriptive words of how I felt the piece effected me. Sadly no holidays left to take, until Christmas, and I'm looking forward to the break, for sure.

Thanks for your thoughtful comments.

Take care.

Paul
Skean said 3355 days ago (October 9th, 2008)
Yep
You're very good to do this sort of experiment... I love this ambient tune from you.

Take care
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Kenta
Check out my latest song called Deep through the forest / W-particledots
Reinholt56 said 3354 days ago (October 10th, 2008)
Hi Kenta......
I too am very happy with doing the Ambient music that I produce. It's one of my favourite genres.

I read in the comments for your last piece about you spending money on music software. I think that you've made a great choice in what you've bought. You'll have a great deal of fun with these music-making tools.

Take care.

Paul
paul f. page said 3355 days ago (October 9th, 2008)
I don't know...
...what I am commenting on, Paul. The "sound" is pleasant enough, but I don't have a "context" into which to drop the sounds. I suppose this could be the backdrop for some sort of film, as many of your inventions are. Like KJ, I find it a little grating...even the bells are somewhat harsh to my ears. I am not saying it is unpleasant...just...well, maybe somewhat monotonic. Does this "go" anywhere? That's a good question to ask. Or do you intend just "sound" for sound's sake? (Don't know if my musing is at all helpful.) I am just wondering about development.
Peace.
Paul
Check out my latest song called 185
Reinholt56 said 3354 days ago (October 10th, 2008)
Hi Paul.....
Your musings are very apt and appropriate in my opinion. They state my thoughts just about perfectly with respect to this piece and where it is and where it could go.

I could do better in a reply by just say 'All of the above' to yours, Kenta's and Kristyjo's comments.

The sky is the limit my friend and only a limit if I go without a space suit and oxygen!!!

Take care.

Paul
LunaTrick said 3351 days ago (October 13th, 2008)
I like the bite...
sort of like Vangelis Heaven and Hell period.
Check out my latest song called Luna Gypsy Heart II (Eternal Firelight)
Reinholt56 said 3346 days ago (October 18th, 2008)
Hi Daniel.......
Vangelis speaks awe and magic to me so if this mix gave you a hint of a idea that it sounded alike then I can rest easy.

Thanks for stopping by.

Take care.

Paul
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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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