This was an interesting approach, mixing some 1960s, with 1970s and 1980s sounds. Re-adapting the instrumentation and the arrangement really became the engine for the piece. There was some nice selective use of the backing vocals stems that contributed a Tina Turner-esque twist to things as well. Nice work, Josh! All the best! :o)
A fascinating fusion of influences from solemn drama to country and western and then to epic, cinematic tension. Very skilfully arranged and mixed. I did find the melange of styles a little confusing, though. Nonetheless, a great entry, RGC! All the best! :o)
I believe that, less is more, so, I love the silence, that’s why I used it like 6 or 7 times.
And I just heard your song and I loved the bass line with the E. Piano, for me, it sounds a little bit, like back to black, from Amy Winehouse.
Good work, and good luck.
I love the “jazzy vibes”. One thing that doesn’t fit soo well in my oppinion is that Clo sings straight eights but you use triplet eigths in everything else. Don’t get me wrong, i like polyrythm like the next guy, but in this case, it clashes sometimes.
You’ve a keen ear, Lupino—you weren’t counting, however, on the fact that I love polyrhythms even ‘more’ than the next guy…;oP . You’re absolutely right, though! Whilst I built the instruments around the vocals using a swing rhythm, I ran out of time to try and manipulate the stem tracks to conform to a swing groove. Perhaps I’ll have more tim…[Read more]