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An instrumental piece I threw together with some loops and heavy distortion. Kind of presents a contrast betwixt the distorted grittiness of the industrialism and the sweetness of the piano melody...
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Uploaded: May 07, 2010 - 11:59:34 AM
Last Updated: May 07, 2010 - 11:59:34 AM Last Played: Jun 30, 2019 - 04:14:00 PM
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magnatone said 3357 days ago (May 7th, 2010)
Hi Addison
contrast is RIGHT!! very cool idea and you pulled it off really well! of course, i'm partial to the piano especially. Great to see something new from you - congrats on this!
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drakonis said 3357 days ago (May 7th, 2010)
pretty gritty, gritty pretty
nice beats there... and even though you tightened down the lead pipes so hard that you stripped the threads, there's something really cool about this. The distortion creates its own harmonic sparkles, although it was good to keep this short so it was great instead of grate :-) For some reason, I wanted that little single piano sequence to happen once, all by itself at the end, sans industrogrit, but that's just me. Good little interlude while we wait for your rumored collabs to start coming in!
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kassia said 3357 days ago (May 7th, 2010)
well then
you continue to surprise (and impress) me. I love the dirty, gritty drum-n-bass stuff and I think your pairing of it with the piano tune is really well done. I would have liked less distortion on the piano itself - it seemed to start fighting for static electricity with the drum line and sort of cancelled out the contrasting effect a little, but your concept of creating a paradox here is great and I would love to hear you develop this further. keep on going girl - you've got some good instincts for this!
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fasteddie said 3356 days ago (May 7th, 2010)
Heavy stuff
This is great stuff Addison. I think it would also sound very cool with your vocals on top of it.

Great work!
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StrainsOfCaine said 3356 days ago (May 8th, 2010)
So busy...
So I'm still working on the album artwork for this... sorry it didn't go up with the song =(
I'll do it as soon as I can!

And thanks so much for all of your positive feedback!
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867-5309 said 3356 days ago (May 8th, 2010)
yes i think so too - thanks for giving this song to me here now - scott
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jdholliday said 3356 days ago (May 8th, 2010)
very cool! love the little motif, what's that from?
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Roxylee said 3354 days ago (May 10th, 2010)
This is cool
When I read the description, I thought the music would be all clashy noise, but I was pleasantly surprised. You've managed to make distortion not a bad word in my musical ears. (grin) It went well with the piano and kept me listening. Good to hear you in here Sa..er Addison. :-)
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egobandit said 3354 days ago (May 10th, 2010)
good arrangement
The piano on this really holds it together and gives it an almost comical feel, I enjoyed thanks for sharing
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PaulaMunk said 3354 days ago (May 10th, 2010)
I can hear
the dirty piano..you chopped it, of course...fighting with the techno stuff and winning. Neat. :)
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CrazeeFlootGrrl said 3343 days ago (May 21st, 2010)
Nice arranging!
I like it! Great job! And I like the gritty combined with the classical! It's always cool to mix stuff like that. Sometime I should show you some of my old stuff from 8th grade where I did loop-mixing like this!
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Industrial music is a loose term for a number of different styles of electronic and experimental music. First used in the mid 1970s to describe the then-unique sound of Industrial Records artists, a wide variety of artists and labels have since come

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