It doesn't pay to rush things

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It doesn't pay to rush things

Postby folderol » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:49 pm

I started this in 2011, and finally got it to a state I'm reasonably happy with.
Apologies for the quality of the vocal recording. At the time I only had a very cheap microphone. I did consider re-recording it, then remembered the hours it took to get the phrasing and timing right.
Also, I had a problem with the guitar strums at the end. When playing it I could never get the timing right, so I tried synthesising it. That came out too 'mechanical'.
In a moment of, I don't know, madness? inspiration? I tried putting both together. That seemed to work :shock:

Anyway, I hope you will enjoy it.
https://soundcloud.com/soft-sounds/desiderata

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Re: It doesn't pay to rush things

Postby milo » Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:25 pm

I like what you did with the ending. Madness that works is relabeled as genius.

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Re: It doesn't pay to rush things

Postby GMaq » Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:36 pm

Hi!

Greatly enjoyed the message and the music! Thanks for that! :)

I actually like the flown-in lo-fi sound of the speech part personally.

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Re: It doesn't pay to rush things

Postby psyocean » Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:49 am

Interesting! :)

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Guitar and synth tales... https://www.youtube.com/user/Psyocean/

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Re: It doesn't pay to rush things

Postby folderol » Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:33 am

Thanks a lot for the support guys :)

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Re: It doesn't pay to rush things

Postby ufug » Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:04 pm

This is quite likable. I think the mic you used adds a lot of character and contrasts nicely with the synths.

Oddly enough I found it rather reminiscent of this ancient and obscure Wings track (in a good way).

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Re: It doesn't pay to rush things

Postby folderol » Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:39 pm

Interesting comparison :)


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