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I'm ag'in' whirled peas


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peacepiano

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An echoing experiment on the gb whirly (hence the title). Whily recorded in one take. Brush drums added after. I fixed the left hand's timing and kept the right in synch to smooth over the worst of my blunders, but I hope I saved some of the spontaneity of the original jam.
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Hits: 3441
Comments: 45
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Downloads: 130
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Uploaded: Sep 28, 2007 - 11:47:46 AM
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2007 - 11:47:46 AM Last Played: Jan 19, 2018 - 02:48:24 AM
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Feter said 4093 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
I'm ag'in' whirled peas
Brilliant writing my friend ..the pannin trick
just cool .always enjoyin you mood on keyboards
welldone !!
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peacepiano said 4093 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
Feter
Did you listen through earphones? I almost found the panning to be too much that way. Glad you enjoyed my playing and thanks for stopping by.
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Feter said 4093 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
yes !
I usualy listen through headphone ..which is more
enjoyale ..!
its an idea and I liked it very much !!
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echoroom said 4093 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
I love...
.. the whirly, so this is a winner for me. Use of echo is good, and the drums work subtly in the background. Nice jam Bill - are you going to develop this further?

steve
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peacepiano said 4093 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
Steve-
Glad you like the sound of the whirly. I haven't yet thought of what I could do next with this, but there are some very intentional elements that might play well in a larger combination of instruments.
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said 4093 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
I love ..
.. this kind of music ..

The stuff here are great, wonderful composition and well mixed and played ! Enjoyed this piece so MUCH !

Thanks for sharing

Take Care
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peacepiano said 4092 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
Birdman
Thanks for listening. I'm glad you enjoyed the performance.
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Moviz said 4093 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
This has
a Harpsichord kind of sound and I love that title with a twist (with a TWIST... whirled... You get it? LOL I only got the pun as I wrote it LOL) Anyway I digress... it puts me in mind of travelling on a slow enjoyable train ride to.......World Peace???? Very pleasant piece, expertly produced, M
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peacepiano said 4092 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
Moviz
The title was very carefully chosen after spending hours looking at the midi tracks in garageband which are a sort of green color that suggests....LOL

I like the traveling image. Thanks for listening!
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John Stebbe said 4092 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
Used to have . . .
I used to have a Wurlitzer electric piano, which I bought around 1982. It was a nice instument for my little trailer I lived in. I did miss 88 keys, but it was nice to have this keyboard anyhow. This track reminds me of that keyboard that I should have hung on to.

Your piece is very interesting. Reminds me a bit of Wendy Carlos' Switched-On Bach. I like the echo effects a lot. Imaginative and cool. The mid-range ostinato really does glue this piece together. Makes the high-register improv that much more appealing.
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peacepiano said 4092 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
John-
The GarageBand/Clavinova combination seems to reproduce the Whirly and Rhodes sounds better than the B4 and Piano. Do you think the fancier software instruments like Akoustik Piano have the flexibility to adapt to the Clavinova as control keyboard?

Your rebuilding my music vocabulary, I had to look up ostinato to make sure I knew what it meant :) I actually used the ostinato instead of a metronome to keep my playing steady. Thanks for stopping by!!
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John Stebbe said 4092 days ago (September 28th, 2007)
Akoustic
Sure, I've used Akoustic Piano on my MacBook, with my Clavinova at my school as controller. Works great. And my Yamaha P-120 I use at home has an action which seems to me to be identical to my Clavinova. The downside for many folks is that with these controllers, there's no aftertouch, and no pitch-bend or modulation controllers. But since I am primarily interested in akoustic piano plug-ins, I don't miss those things too much.

"Ostinato" is a great word! That's one of the vocab words that I assign my kids at my school to memorize. Then I demonstrate an ostinato, using all sorts of crazy things, like patting my belly, spouting nonsense words/syllables, and just anything at all, as long as it's a repeating pattern. I like to try to 'find the fun' in any concept I'm trying to teach. And the kids really like the 'fun factor.' They can see that I'm still part kid, even though I'll soon be 48 years old. So then I have volunteers make up their own ostinato, and when they can see that it does not have to be anything too high-brow, or 'classical,' they can really have fun with it, and reinforce their music vocab at the same time.

Enough typing from me. Nice track here!


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spitlogic said 4092 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
I must not have the ear
I don't hear any blunders here. I think the brush drum is a nice addition and adds to the melody. The playing is very good. I can never seem to get the whrily piano to sound right with anything I try to make.
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peacepiano said 4092 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Spitlogic-
Well the runs are improvisations so I suppose all restrictions are off. But to my mind I did get a little too free with the rhythm in the later long runs where the echo covers the sloppiness rather than enhancing it as in the shorter runs. Thanks for your comments!
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DWL said 4092 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Fun stuff Bill
I get images of robots for some reason.....

Is it you or me that's weird?

Cheers

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peacepiano said 4092 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Dick
If you're wearing headphones like Feter, you are getting a mega-dose of ostinato panning which is quite lock step, so you could be okay. But sometimes you are a bit off ;) Thanks for listening in.
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said 4092 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Nice one!
It was a "spacey classical" feel to me. I love all the slap backs of the delay. Very enjoyable Sat. morning tune.

Thanks for sharing!

Peace.

peacepiano said 4092 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Chris
Thanks for stopping by. I'm using a pretty long and bright delay on this one, glad you enjoyed the effect.
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said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Direction

left , right , around , back ??? It turns it turns nicely.
Very soft and calm piece .
It's quite difficult with a beginning like this one to choose what's next , I think you found out well .

peacepiano said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Henri Roger
Thanks for seeing my direction. One of the advantages of recording is that I don't have to submit you to the bad starts or losses in concentration on the the early tries. Take care.
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said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
a bit of steve reich in it
Nice one!!! I love the fragility and the lightness of it. Lovely tune, thanks for being able to download this. This could go on for ever and ever in my ears.

Jb
said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
btw I did a
song called Why me (at the bottom of my long list) that tries the same "trick". So I kind of know how difficult it is to do this sort of music.

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peacepiano said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Justbase-
I am listening to your tune right now :) This is my second major experiment with long echos so I am starting to get a feel for the possibilities. I am glad you liked the results. I can play longer, but usually there are breaks in the rhythm that would be hard to edit out, so the best way to hear more is to play it again :)
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thoddi said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Cool echoes
The left hands tight groove holds this one together. Funny piece with the echoes... A bit psychedelic. If I close my eyes and move to the groove I get a little dizzy;)
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peacepiano said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Thoddi
Sounds like you were wearing headphones also ;) I wasn't thinking psychedelic but I see what you mean. Thanks for listening and I hope you didn't get too dizzy :)
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Morning Light said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
shine on spirit:D
Yes, i come from the town of whirled peas.....he he .......glad to hear such an upbeat intricately beautiful song to discribe the experience...after all these years :D
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peacepiano said 4091 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Morning Light-
Always like to keep things upbeat. Sounds like you have caught the spirit of my little piece. Thanks for stopping by :)
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said 4091 days ago (September 30th, 2007)
bouncing!
from one ear to the next I like it ! very calming to me Excellent!
peacepiano said 4091 days ago (September 30th, 2007)
egobandit-
Happy to put a little bounce in your step today. Thanks for listening.
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gail60 said 4090 days ago (September 30th, 2007)
Cool tune and
I like this alot. Upbeat, happy, smooth and easy to listen to. You did a nice job with this. Thanks for sharing it.
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peacepiano said 4089 days ago (October 1st, 2007)
Gail
I try to be edgy sometimes, but Its not in me I guess :) Nice to hear from a fine piano player. Thanks for commenting.
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bud said 4089 days ago (October 2nd, 2007)
Me head's a spinnin
but me peas are in one place. Unique and entertaining. Thanks!
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peacepiano said 4088 days ago (October 2nd, 2007)
Bud
Maybe I should have put up a head phone warning ;) Glad you didn't loose your vegetables. And Thanks for listening!!!
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guitapick said 4088 days ago (October 2nd, 2007)
sounds like...
...you've got an extra pair of hands...

...whirled peas is a perfect title...I like the way you go in and out of the sustain...cool piece...
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peacepiano said 4088 days ago (October 2nd, 2007)
GuitaPick
I wish I had extra hands! Maybe FiveExtraHands could tell me how its done ;)
The echos are a boost when you find a sequence that works.
Thanks for the comments :)
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apb said 4086 days ago (October 4th, 2007)
All we are saying ..

..is give peas a chance Bill ..I love this .. those
tones are just so perfect .. quirky offbeat ending
though .. bass drum seems in the wrong place ;o)

found myself swaying away .. you created an ambience ..
or on-bee-ons (as Henri would tell you ;o))

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peacepiano said 4086 days ago (October 4th, 2007)
Alan
Glad you like the tune, and the punny title. I am playing around with a more intentional take on this idea but I will work on the ending of this one. There is a little slow down in the right hand that seems to work, but I didn't really solve the drum problem. Back the the garage.
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Doadars Uncle said 4084 days ago (October 6th, 2007)
Nice spinny song!
Hey Bill, didn't you have another tune with a houshold appliance?

Really enjoyed the peas thing!

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peacepiano said 4083 days ago (October 8th, 2007)
Doug
Yes, this is the second time I used an appliance for a picture. Maybe this is the beginning of a series of odd keyboard experiments, illustrated with unusual pictures of appliances ;)

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HOKEY POKEY said 4084 days ago (October 6th, 2007)
burma shave
this tune is very interesting and it has a fun counterpoint going on. wawho!
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peacepiano said 4083 days ago (October 8th, 2007)
Hokey P
Thanks for listening. Counterpoint is one of my favorite things about music. Doesn't always come off as smooth as this, but I keep trying.
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BranDaMan said 4083 days ago (October 7th, 2007)
interesting
very interesting panning effects. The tune easily captures my attention and sustains it throughout the whole thing. I like how everything plays off of eachother. Good work.
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peacepiano said 4083 days ago (October 8th, 2007)
BranDeMan
Thanks for the listen. With this much echo, its almost like playing with yourself as accompanist.
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said 4078 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
A delight!
Splendid, sparkling, star-lit sounds of joy....

so simple in its presentation and, yet, so expansive in what it evokes.

Kudos.
peacepiano said 4077 days ago (October 13th, 2007)
Dadai
Thanks for the fine comments. Simple is sometimes the right way to play!
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