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How Ah Ya


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SmokeyVW

 Genre: Ambient

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album: After
track 1: 4:02 Feedback
track 2: 5:12 Breathing
track 3: 7:12 Marching Through The Visible Man
track 4: 3:52 Cleft Synaptic
track 5: 5:08 Sippin' From The Big Dipper
track 6: 5:08 Ula Hemla
track 7: 2:54 Yaa Yaya Yeya Yeyeah!
track 8: 3:03 Rolling Down
track 9: 5:29 Piano
track 10: 4:07 Lucky
track 11: 7:34 How Ah Ya
track 12: 5:07 Smokey's Embers
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Song Description

Some theta waves, just for you.

wikipedia Theta wave



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sound effects used in this song:
Daintree Rainforrest Birds 1.wav (http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/samplesViewSingle.php?id=38559)
Daintree Rainforrest Birds 3.wav (http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/samplesViewSingle.php?id=38561)
Daintree Rainforrest Birds 4.wav (http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/samplesViewSingle.php?id=38562)
By digifishmusic (http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/usersViewSingle.php?id=29541)
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Song Stats
Hits: 3908
Comments: 29
Fans: 9
Plays: 154
Downloads: 171

Uploaded: Sep 28, 2007 - 10:25:03 PM
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2011 - 01:06:35 PM Last Played: Dec 05, 2018 - 08:23:48 PM
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announcer said 4094 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
I like the feel
I really like the sense of the recording space you have created here especially on headphones. It sounds like you used stereo micing on all the instruments and that I am in the middle of the performers and the performers are in the middle of a small hut in the middle of the forest. Your beautifully simple theme compliments the overall feel extremely well. I can tell that you thought a lot about the overall effect that the acoustics of a recording have on the listener. Well done!

I'd write more but I'm too relaxed now to continue.
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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except for the birds, all the rest is GarageBand instruments. the birdsong samples are binaural recordings. that certainly helps with the "space" - especially on headphones. i used the Matrix Reverb on the master track to attempt to get a feeling of being in a "room" (an extension of what i learned doing Tigre Blanco a while back). i also spread apart each track using the pan controls. so, yes, i did spend some time on the sound...

thanks!
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echoroom said 4094 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
`how am i`?
I'm fine, now.
Nature is where we sound be, isn't it.
Tree good, concrete and steel bad.

This works for me Bill, esp. the choir.

steve

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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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although the various acoustic guitars aren't really natural, they sound like they ought to be. (actually, i slipped in an electric guitar too.)

thank you
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Moviz said 4094 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
This is
really beautiful to listen to. I loved when the bass came in then the other instruments and it was like a blossom opening. Like wandering through a beautiful wooded garden. Lovely tune, thanks, M
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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i created this by improvising each part one at a time, pretty much in the order you hear them come in. i remember thinking it needed a bass part to hold it all together. i guess until the bass comes in, the chords aren't solidly established?

thanks for listening
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gail60 said 4093 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
very nice
Woke up this morning, got my coffee, sat down at the computer and here I am. Listening to your nice piece of really relaxing, soothing, comforting music. Nice way to wake up and welcome the day. Beautiful job! Thanks for sharing this.
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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as i type this, i'm listening to this song for the first time since i finished it. i do feel relaxed. i guess it works. it's a nice way to end the day too.

thank you for commenting
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said 4093 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
We Have Great Sounds HERE !
A Real relaxing music from the nature !
A Very Wonderful Job here !
Enjoyed this piece so much, KUDOS !

SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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thank you

i'm glad you enjoyed this
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Morning Light said 4093 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
WOW :D)*
You must tell me about theta waves......i am very interested in the various ranges of sound.......maybe i can listen to this to get me out of REM......it is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL :D)!!!!
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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well, theta waves aren't really sound waves... they're brain waves... they are very low frequency, like sub-sub bass. if you played theta waves through a loudspeaker i suppose you might *feel* it, but you wouldn't hear it.

there's a bunch of info here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theta_wave

this is the main thing about theta waves that i was referring to:

"Theta rhythms are normally absent in healthy awake adults but are physiological and natural in awake children under the age of 13 years. Nonetheless, theta activity can be observed in adults during some sleep states, and in states of quiet focus, for example meditation..."

thanks for your interest
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bud said 4093 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Smokey - you're such a nice guy
This is a beautiful gift - carefully crafted and patiently developed - just to chill our mac addicted minds and bring some peace to the ether. Thanks buddy.
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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LOL - it's funny how i can give away the same little gift to several people - and it's just as personal for each person - giving flowers doesn't work that way! - i love the information age.

i must admit i was surprised at the response to this song. i actually only made it for myself, for the love of creating it itself, nothing more.

thanks Bud
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peacepiano said 4093 days ago (September 29th, 2007)
Mike Olefield
Laying on the layers of well conceived sound kind of like Mike. This one is quiet and relaxing.

Thanks
Bill
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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MO is one of my idols! thank you kind sir.

funny thing is, there was absolutely no plan for this song. not even a ague concept. it just happened one evening. i chose several guitar synths, and played them on the keyboard (except the choir of course).

it's all improvised, with a few fixed notes here and there. i was very tempted to "snap to grid" the timing, but i opted to leave the timing alone (except a few really messed up places that i shifted with snap turned off). the idea was to give it a natural feel.

i spent several days afterwards figuring out the acoustics of it (see my first comment reply).

and i fooled around with the order of entry for each part for a long while until i finally used mostly the order i had initially recorded them. somehow there is a natural build up that way: it captures how i made it up to begin with, i suppose.

thanks for listening
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michael2 said 4093 days ago (September 30th, 2007)
what
can i say that hasn't been said? i love this. it will recieve much play from me, thanks for the beautiful song.
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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thanks for commenting

and i hope you continue to enjoy it, even after over-playing it... B^)
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said 4092 days ago (September 30th, 2007)
sonic contemplation
Beautiful combination of music with nature sounds Bill. I really enjoyed this.

Be well!


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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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sometimes 95 BPM is the only way to go

thank you for listening

peace,
Bill
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Roxylee said 4091 days ago (October 1st, 2007)
Wonderful...
Bill, this is amazing pretty music. I feel like I'm sipping coconut juice in an island paradise, with the angels singing.
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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i once had "island fever" real bad.

although mostly recovered, i still endure flashbacks... it's tough. B^)

i find creating music helps.

thanks!
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jamorama said 4090 days ago (October 2nd, 2007)
I love da kine Maui
this song took me right back there, too, VERY NICE!
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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ah yes... see previous comment.

some parts of Maui are perfect. i really hope it doesn't all vanish to "progress" one day...

thanks
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Schello said 4082 days ago (October 10th, 2007)
;-)
You know i love DEPARTURE, but this tune is = for fantastic atmosh.




Im not musician
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Schello
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SmokeyVW said 4080 days ago (October 12th, 2007)
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thank you Schello

you know, "Departure" is similar in some ways... i hadn't realized that until your observation.

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Henke said 4061 days ago (October 31st, 2007)
Can't help
but liking this, can you?! Very sweet in many ways. Thanks a lot for sharing!

/Henke (who seems to have forgotten to fav you as an artist until now = no email alerts for new songs, so I have a few songs to catch up with... - you ARE very productive too :-) )
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SmokeyVW said 4045 days ago (November 16th, 2007)
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thanks for dropping by to listen!
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Alannah said 3051 days ago (August 6th, 2010)
This is nice Smokey ....
.... I think I have found some sounds from freesound ... but better check it out again just in case I missed something ... heh heh ....
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Ambient music is a loosely defined musical genre that incorporates elements of a number of different styles - including jazz, electronic music, new age, rock and roll, modern classical music, reggae, traditional, world and even noise.

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