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Lonely Stroll X
 
  45th/268   Σ25.838   May 10th 2020 8:36am
 
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At the beginning of the lock down in Germany and France, Hainbach
uploaded a sample pack called Isolation Loops
. Now this sample pack and the isolation theme induced thoughts about loneliness/solitude, especially what's not not fixed by company, but rather caused by it. It is basically not about so-called "quarantine", but rather an introspective reflection on the impossibility to truly communicate our inner selves. I started a small batch of tracks on this topic, using the sole aforementioned sources, here's one of them.

As previously stated, the set of tracks is not about physical isolation, it's more about the illusion of communication, about imagination, false hopes and disenchantments, the irony, the errors, the discrepancies, the inconsistencies, the discordances, the dissonances, the accidents, happy and otherwise, everything that is lost in translation, in transmission, in conversion, in explanation... etc. The sense we make out of meaningless interactions.

I wouldn't say it's really finished, I'm not really satisfied with it so as usual,

CRITICISM IS ENCOURAGED!
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120267
Level 4 Mixist
post #120267 :: 2020.05.10 9:07am
  
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Holy crap, this is amazing. I love your style!!
 
 
120269
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post #120269 :: 2020.05.10 9:15am
  
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love the tones used, very vintage and ethereal
 
 
120451
Level 9 Mixist
post #120451 :: 2020.05.11 3:49pm
  
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Beautiful progressions!
 
 
120613
Level 11 Mixist
post #120613 :: 2020.05.13 7:59am
  
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Very lovely! My only negative note is that the buzzing/distorted/lofi timbres in the high registers were a little grating on my ears... Aside from that, this is a really solid composition, and the isolation is a good topic to explore!
 
 
120934
Level 24 Chipist
post #120934 :: 2020.05.16 2:17pm :: edit 2020.05.16 2:19pm
  
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i dig it, maybe you could add more bass partway through if you are planning to do more with it
 
 
121446
Level 19 Mixist
post #121446 :: 2020.05.24 3:15am
  
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we reach a point in our lives where not everything makes sense, but enough things make sense where the responsibility of learning how to exist no longer burdens us. this is a comforting, but quiet feeling. we must seek the confidence within ourselves to discover the moment we have all the tools we need to set our sights on a more distant horizon.

anyway, i like how distant this song feels. it gives us room to explore our own thoughts, instead of imposing us onto an impressive auteur rollercoaster, forced to experience each musical hurtle, change, and drop with the immensity of gravity. Lonely Stroll X, by contrast, is true to its name.
 
 

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