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Somehow (ouse+ohm:chikoppi)


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chikoppi

 Genre: Techno

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This is my hastily completed remix of Moorlandt's uber-excellent Somehow. The original is an elegant piece of song writing, so I tried to keep the bones as intact as possible while dragging the piece far afield. I also tried to use as little processing as possible on Moorlandt's outstanding vocals. The vocals are the only part of the original song that remain - and I sped those up 10-15% to match the new tempo.
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Comments: 11
Fans: 8
Plays: 218
Downloads: 152

Uploaded: Feb 09, 2007 - 03:34:53 PM
Last Updated: Feb 09, 2007 - 03:34:53 PM Last Played: May 04, 2019 - 02:50:19 AM
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perceptualvortex said 4487 days ago (February 9th, 2007)
Wow
What a total change of pace... well, literally, but also this just sounds like a new song. Interesting music... sounding kind of like hitting pipes underwater; a unique timbre and quirkiness that I like. And it all fits with Walter's vox.
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moorlandt said 4487 days ago (February 9th, 2007)
uber creative
Gosh, I could just copy and paste the same comment I gave on Datafunk's remix (http://www.macjams.com/song/28817). Exactly the same uber creative approach, which turns the original song into a completely different experience. Like David comments here above: a completely new song. Outstanding on all levels. I particulary like the way you succeded to also blend some melodic parts of the original instrumentation into this. I'm a lucky guy to be here.

- Walter
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H.I.M said 4486 days ago (February 10th, 2007)
Good
did you make this yoursilf

chikoppi said 4486 days ago (February 10th, 2007)
[R]
Check out Moorlandt's original song "Somehow." I took his vocals and melody lines and set them in an arrangement with new instruments. Everything was done in Logic Express. The parts I added are either original synths or modified samples - no loops, if that's what you are asking?

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Vic Holman said 4486 days ago (February 10th, 2007)
adding magic
i would of never guessed what anyone could do to this great song. first datafunk's and now your version. to me a masterpiece! it all fits perfectly. since i can't score, you'll have to do with a few high fives!
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datafunk said 4485 days ago (February 12th, 2007)
somewow
hey this is absolutely great! really dig the instru you built around walter's terrific voice, especially liked how you picked up some elements from the original one to create another mood. so cool!
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rtcooper said 4483 days ago (February 13th, 2007)
Nice Box of Sounds
Totality of the Disparate. Very Cool.



Hypnotic Insistence Goin' On.



FINE Stuff.



VBR,

-rtc
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atonalis said 4466 days ago (March 2nd, 2007)
wow.
justice. i love the new acompaniment you have..... lovely skills..... they have compounded since my last visit here...... very moving.
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damiengh said 4454 days ago (March 14th, 2007)
Creativity Unbounded
Those steely sounds really create a nice mood. Changes the tune, makes it new.
Ended a bit abruptly for me, but I suppose that is consistant with the coldness of those anvil type sounds.

It helps give us all another way to get in touch with the feelings expressed in the story of that song; that sometimes we just settle for what is comfortable while we are getting through our lives.

I liked it.
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said 4449 days ago (March 19th, 2007)
WELL done
I enjoyed Moorlandt's original. It had its own very unique sound, but you have brought this to a whole new level great arrangement Great new version!!!
DAVID RAIMOND said 3849 days ago (November 8th, 2008)
I like it
sets a futureistic apochylipsical mood.
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Chikoppi... pronounced similar to "I go free" I'm a marketing consultant based in Chicago. I help small and mid-size companies transform into top market competitors. I also help large organizations manage internal communications and maximize... [see more]

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Techno is a form of electronic music that emerged in the mid-1980s and primarily refers to a particular style developed in and around Detroit and subsequently adopted by European producers. In addition, the term "Techno" is often inorrectly used in N

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