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OfflineTodcasil
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Listen to this song, tell me what you think
    #3434455 - 12/01/04 09:24 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I know its the Pub, a forum for laid back discusion... but i want you guys to hear my song and discuss it :smile:

I took a picture ( i didnt actually take the photo) of everyone sitting around the fire at the Last Az gathering... these two pics:




i created a song from the fire pics.

you can listen to it here, or click my sig :smile:

http://crackrock.us/~mndfreeze/fire.mp3

please tell me what you think of it...


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Men look at themselves and they see flawed humans, we look at women and we see perfect
GODDESSES
Women look at themselves and they seem utterly human, when looking at men they see proud
GODS.


~Casil



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Edited by Todcasil (12/01/04 11:35 PM)


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Todcasil]
    #3434754 - 12/01/04 10:23 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

what a strange concept...it's kind of neat however. Not sure I'd say it sounds anything like fire :grin: Part of it sounds more like water...



I have only one burnin' desire...Let me stand next to your fire.


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Hooty]
    #3434869 - 12/01/04 10:45 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

haha, it does sound aquatic, but this is how i interpreted the IMAGE of fire into sound :smile:


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Men look at themselves and they see flawed humans, we look at women and we see perfect
GODDESSES
Women look at themselves and they seem utterly human, when looking at men they see proud
GODS.


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Todcasil]
    #3435006 - 12/01/04 11:18 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

it sounds like a kitty walking in a xylophone :wink:

It's like a sitar underwater with some electronic twangs


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: blink]
    #3435294 - 12/02/04 12:20 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

hey mods will someone move this to art and music section?

i think they ve had enough of it here :wink:


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Todcasil]
    #3435379 - 12/02/04 12:49 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

what was the name of the program you used again?


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Hooty]
    #3435540 - 12/02/04 01:31 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

i can't get it to work...the link


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Todcasil]
    #3435603 - 12/02/04 01:47 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

The constant undertone gives a slightly soothing vibe to the whole song, and the sporadic chimes and beeps creates a nice contrast.. overall, it feels like a solemn, yet serene song...



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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: SkorpivoMusterion]
    #3435646 - 12/02/04 01:58 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

This is supposed to be a song?
Its kinda cool, it sounds like some atmospheric/epic/acid experimental track.
What style or what are you trying to create?


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: INsideUS]
    #3435666 - 12/02/04 02:06 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

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INsideUS said:
This is supposed to be a song?
Its kinda cool, it sounds like some atmospheric/epic/acid experimental track.
What style or what are you trying to create?




I think it's more like art. In which the listener/observer has to ask oneself, what does this say to me (if anything). Different art speaks to different people in many different ways. It's a very personal thing.


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Todcasil]
    #3435699 - 12/02/04 02:17 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

seems like the fire's sound is trying to give us some information and program us.


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Todcasil]
    #3435706 - 12/02/04 02:19 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Man I am listening to it for the third time. I really like it a little sporadic but I like it... I am baked so this will not be any longer...

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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: 13eetleJuice]
    #3435722 - 12/02/04 02:22 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

13eetleJuice said:
I think it's more like art. In which the listener/observer has to ask oneself, what does this say to me (if anything). Different art speaks to different people in many different ways. It's a very personal thing.




^
I understand this(I've been DJing and Producing beats for 5+ years), but to me it just sounds like a bunch of random "button" pressing on a few different VST's while "tripping" off of it, I don't know, just my input. Still is interesting though.


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: INsideUS]
    #3435827 - 12/02/04 02:45 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

To each, his own. :smile:


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: 13eetleJuice]
    #3435841 - 12/02/04 02:49 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

*beep* *konk* *shhhhh* *tweet* *dooo* *beep* *dooo* *konk*


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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Hooty]
    #3436318 - 12/02/04 09:27 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

its not random at all

the music is actually very deliberate, i used Fruity loops to sequence the whole thing but mainly its all Beepmapping, i took the image of the fire (the two images)  and i converted the pixels to sound, each pic lasts about 8-10 seconds roughly.  these sounds gave me the basis for the music.  from there it took several hours to get it to have a coherency beyong that of the original couple second loops.

to me, i was trying to get the most out of these two base images... the sounds they made were already beautiful, but you cant just loop some oddball sounds and call it a day...  i did spend a lot of time on this song, and i will probably do some more to it.

right now to me it is just a meditational tool, so to speak... if youre not making the music that you want to hear, then where is the therapy in that? where is the connection?

and the great thing is, its not just some drum loop and a couple of sound effects with an abiant wave in the background.... to me it has a lot more depth than a song of that calibre.

it is very soothing :smile:

peace


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Men look at themselves and they see flawed humans, we look at women and we see perfect
GODDESSES
Women look at themselves and they seem utterly human, when looking at men they see proud
GODS.


~Casil



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Re: Listen to this song, tell me what you think [Re: Todcasil]
    #3436818 - 12/02/04 12:39 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

Todcasil said:
i took the image of the fire (the two images)  and i converted the pixels to sound, each pic lasts about 8-10 seconds roughly. to me, i was trying to get the most out of these two base images... the sounds they made were already beautiful, but you cant just loop some oddball sounds and call it a day...  i did spend a lot of time on this song, and i will probably do some more to it.





That is an interesting concept man, nice work.

Quote:

Todcasil said:
right now to me it is just a meditational tool, so to speak... if youre not making the music that you want to hear, then where is the therapy in that? where is the connection?

and the great thing is, its not just some drum loop and a couple of sound effects with an abiant wave in the background.... to me it has a lot more depth than a song of that calibre.

it is very soothing :smile:

peace




Nice man, my post's were not trying to bash your track in anyway, just wanted some background info on what you were trying to accomplish and it sounds to me like you accomplished exactly what you were looking for.  Nice one.


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