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The Endless Dance



 Genre: Ambient

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I was playing at layering sounds and this came together very quickly. I just went for as much of an ethnic feel as I could while still keeping the overall Ambience. The tune illustrates the notion that much of what we do today is rooted in a past all but forgotten and buried.

I hope you enjoy it.
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Uploaded: Jan 30, 2009 - 01:00:15 AM
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2009 - 03:08:30 PM Last Played: Apr 15, 2019 - 01:24:15 AM
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davisamerica said 3910 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
right then ...
This is a wonderful wall of sound. You have nailed the tune description .... I really love this .. a lot
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drakonis said 3909 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
centuries of aboriginality here
Nice work, powerful and smooth at the same time. Tiny suggestion, it seems like the drums and bassline were very insistent throughout, as was the "wall of sound" feel, and a little softer lead-up/intro before getting into the groove might be better, as well as alternating with at least one softer more skeletal section... but that's minor, this piece is very enjoyable without any changes. And it does have a nice melding of ancient and modern feel. The voice sample sung at different pitches was well done, sounded quite good, not over-used (although the long reverb tail on the voice began to sound slightly synthetic due to lack of vibrato, I think.)

Anyway, welcome to Macjams, and I hope these thoughts of mine are helpful. I also really enjoyed your detailed work with Lori on Siren's Song too. You've definitely got a new fan here!

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Bob Rodgers said 3909 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
wonderful piece of music and a great sound, love the ambience of this and a great production.

Enjoyed very much and welcome to MJ!

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magnatone said 3909 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
Endless Dance
TERRIFIC first post! Welcome to MJ - we're glad to have you, with this wonderful new talent to enjoy. I look forward to hearing more of you!
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Rebsie said 3909 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
Welcome to MacJams
Rich and luxurious production. I'm a big fan of drones, so my ears are delighting at the way that swirling and organic base note holds the foundation for all the other sounds which drift in and out of it. Beautifully and imaginatively mixed too, you really know how to get the best out of the sonic materials at your disposal. Looking forward to hearing more from you.
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Rebsie said 3909 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
And ...
now I've just been to your profile page and see you're English! Cor blimey, we're taking over the world ...
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WharmtonRise said 3908 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Actually I'm more the 'Eee bah gum' variety of Englishman than 'Cor Blimey' But it all means the same to us!

Thanks for the comment.
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Ex_Silentio said 3909 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
Ambient with a heavy groove.
You're tickling both of my musical nerves with this one -- beautiful, droning ambient and a heavy rock/fusion bass groove. That one-step chord change always works well. This is my new favorite song.
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sloparts said 3909 days ago (January 30th, 2009)
Beautifully done
Carries with it the soul of mankind. We may all walk to the beat of a different drummer, but the music is the same for all of us. Excellent piece.

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Scott Carmichael said 3909 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Hi Wharmton
I'm guessing Lori sent you this way... you'll do very well here... with your rich textured and etherial work... this being post no exeption... very dramatic and ominous... is that vocal a loop?

welcome to MJ
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WharmtonRise said 3908 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
The vocal is a stock sample found on the M3. Actually Patrick Feehan (Futzpucker) told me about this place a long time ago. It took Lori to remind me about it.
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futzpucker said 3908 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
I'm glad to see you've gotten Omnisphere, a synth that was designed for your music. I'm also very glad you've joined this site. Your music is exceptional - always very expertly done, and always a great listen. This track is typically interesting, professional, deep, dynamic, and compelling, like all your music I've heard.

I hope you continue to post your music here, Andrew. As I mentioned a while back, you will be a highly respected member of this community.
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kassia said 3907 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
well first of all...
Welcome to MacJams!!!!! Sorry I'm late to this party. I've been coming and listening to your song over and over again thinking - geez I really need to write a comment! But then I keep getting lost in the music. So...it's your fault I think! This is an incredible composition. Powerfully deep and rhythmic. It vibrated deep inside with a heartbeat sort of soothing and the higher ehru sounds and voices kept me engaged just enough to not forget myself completely in the beat. Incredible instrument and sound choices which you've mixed to create a wonderfully diverse soundscape. Great variety in sonic textures and tones. I loved the use of fading to bring ideas in and out. This is incredible and a brilliant introduction to your work. I can't wait to hear more!!!
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Parichayaka said 3906 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
Takes a lot of talent and experience to put together an ambient track with this kind of subtlety, intensity and balance. Impressive! The stringed instrument samples beautifully illustrate the backdrop of soothing synths and the percussion builds until the end helping the track grow and increase intensity. Rare to come across a clean, crisp mix with this kind of depth and power.
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caroline said 3905 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
i do enjoy it - very much
it's exactly the kinda thing the kids i voice coach could recite over - i shall earmark it - great depth of feeling - thank you
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Char said 3896 days ago (February 12th, 2009)
When you stand on the edge
of the canyon wall and you see how the river has sculpted for thousands of years you can imagine a music such as this cutting through the ages. Thank you.
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psexnyc said 3473 days ago (April 11th, 2010)
This Is Mad Sweet!!
I'm pimping this song in the Chat forum!
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Briguy777 said 3372 days ago (July 22nd, 2010)
in my head. Your music takes me to places across the globe. thank you, Andrew. Sensational work!

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Wharmton Rise is the artist name of composer Andrew Lawlor (ASCAP). Composing mostly in the New Age/Ambient genres. Andrew, a native Englishman, feels his creative expression found true freedom when he met and married his American soul mate Debbie an... [see more]

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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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