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The Current

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Close your eyes, relax, and flow with the current.
Enjoy, Rate/Review, and I'll return the favor.

Re-uploaded - fixed an EQ issue + Changed drum re-introduction.
+ Fixed snare.

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The first stages of a life-form...

Like some of your other songs, this one has that "biological-mechanical" feel to it... some primitive group of organisms that work together in pre-established patterns. I really have no clue how I could describe it otherwise.

This song, for example, makes me think of microorganisms working together to create a larger lifeform... The dividing of the human egg? Something like that. Something is slowly gaining complexity and harmony. Towards 1:50 (when the beat stops for a while) it seems as if this slowly developing lifeform is taking a short break before it continues to grow.

I really appreciated the panning hats. They were just all over the place (would this be fantastic with surround sound support? definitely ^__^). The beat was definitely the protagonist, but the melody and pads were essential in creating that biological feel.

Very nice. Perhaps I expected some more variation/complexity after the <1:50-2:30> interlude but apart from that fantastic... true chill music.
4.5/5 => 5/5

DjUntold responds:

Thank you! I really enjoy reading your reviews, because you give great perspective, and great imagery. I can see what you mean, and as Mitrox had said below, the song has kind of a settled feeling... It's like the micro-organisms are just calmly going about their work of creating life. Yeah, and I can see what you mean about the part after 1:50, I thought about it and wanted to add more, but I just never really got around to it. I think a bit more variation with the melody would help the overall feeling of the song. Also it would make your image seem even more valid, since as the organisms would go about creating life, and it would be more and more complex as they got farther a long in their progress.

Anyways, thank you again my friend!

this is pure beautiful.

i really enjoy the settled feeling to this song.
and those oh so loveable pads man, just beautiful.
that square sound is like jello man, everything about this song is gorgeous.

Overall, Job well done, V.

DjUntold responds:

Settled is definitely the perfect word for it, I was trying to think of a good description for the song yesterday and you nailed it. Thank you for the kind review sir, I appreciate you always taking your time to review my music.


So I woke up to theis song, and It was a great way to start my day, The precussion in this was great, loved the panning of the different hats and the addition of sounds and effects to the drums to give it a bit of difference, the part where it broke down, I thought of a would full of glass and everything was channeled through it with light, and that was what was flowing =D could just be me still waking up =p

DjUntold responds:

Wow dude, thank you. The imagery you described literally gave me the chills.

The best Ambient song iv heard in.....

....a very very long time..... GREAT flow... the filter out on the drums is really cool, but i didnt really like the way they came back in...they seemed 2 throw off the flow a bit... solid 9... 5/5
review me back if you want :)

DjUntold responds:

Thank you sir, I'm re-uploading with a slower re-introduction as we speak actually, because I noticed that as well.

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Jul 27, 2009
1:49 AM EDT
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5.7 MB
4 min 9 sec

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