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Apr 9, 2012 | 3:51 AM EDT
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7.1 MB
2 min 53 sec
Score
4.61 / 5.00

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Rated 4.61 / 5 stars
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Genres:
Metal, Rock - Indie
Tags:
love
cold
misery
lennon

Author Comments

Mainly submitted for the next NAC 2012: misery.
Recorded with Logic 9. Must be a 50 layered project.
Try to listen the songs on your monitors instead of your apple headphones ^^ -> i have the feeling it's missing a lot of low frequency if you do.
Guitars played by Sander Tijburg. Drums played by Jorn Juist. Bram Juist was drum engineer on this one.

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‘Above the Basement’ combines interesting classical harmony with a modern indie rock style, all with smooth voice and an incredibly well-polished production. The melancholic mood of small orchestral arrangements, gentle guitar riffs, baroque keyboards, clean vocal harmonies and borrowings from Jon Brion and Brian Wilson makes it easy to visualize film scenes when listening to the tracks. This is not strange when you know an orchestra of talented international musicians has been summoned to record the songs. ‘Above the Basement’ might be compared to listening winter-songs on a hot summer evening, or listening summer songs on a cold winter night. Either way, after listening these songs you are left with this particular emotion of both hope and melancholy.

Duration: 15 minutes
Year: 2015

Mixed, Mastered, Video and additional vocals: Bram Juist -Studio Engineer: Paul Nieuwenhuijsen - Drums: Tom Rutgers & Jorn Juist - Guitars: Sander Tijburg - Strings: Niels Hendriksen & Naree Park - Brass Producer: Samuel Hebert - Trumpet: Félix Rheault - French Horn: Alexandre Derguy - Trombone: Jérôme Boisvert - Clarinet: Marco Danesi - Artwork: William Hackney. Compositions, vocals + add. instruments by New Hansen.

Reviews


shadowkai47shadowkai47

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I thought the vocals were a little weird at first, but they kinda grew on me. Very well done :D


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LinktrxLinktrx

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Everything all sounds so clean and professional. On top of that its catchy and very interesting sounding. I like it a lot!


newhansen responds:

Most of them are real recorded instruments, what makes the sound so clean ;) Enjoy it


xenon500xenon500

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

this isnt the type of music i like but your vocals are good and its a nice song you did good


newhansen responds:

Thx for your review!


beertasterbeertaster

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Getting good vocals is a challenge 5 stars


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newhansen responds:

5 stars for the win! :)


PoireauPoireau

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

soundz great!
not good at reviewing music so I'll just say it's beautiful and all^^
I'd love to have the sheet music pleaze


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newhansen responds:

Haha, thats ok. I'm just about to pm you with the sheetmusic ^^