Sleeping in the rain

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Rain induces sleep


very nice

The quality is kinda bad but surely the music is really great though. Nice job.

DeForestB responds:

Thank you good sir ; ]

Very peaceful.

The mix sounds like it is slightly underwater to me, but obviously if you're a pianist not an engineer that isn't very helpful. The upper notes on your piano sound very strange... is this a synth that you added or is there some sort of filter on the recording?

Was this improvised?

Thanks for sharing this, looking forward to hearing more of your stuff.

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DeForestB responds:

Yes, there is an amb piano and classical piano sound playing at the same time. Also, I used arpeggio (very touchy and sometimes messes up my song, but it has a cool grand piano effect) and release (sutain effect) for the middle part of the song. I used transpose, then at the end, I upped the pitch with my recording software.

The recording has some issues, but still... as a completely improvised song (yes, this is improvised), it seems to go pretty well. It only took me 10 minutes to do all that technical stuff.

One early Saturday morning I thought to myself, "What would happen if I turned on recording software and just started playing random notes on my Yamaha MM6...?" So that's what I did for about 30 minutes, and I had a creation!

Random notes can become something beautiful... so is this a gift? who knew...

Very beautiful, need more of this

This is the kinda music I visit the newgrounds audio section for, seems like trance is taking over the audio portal lately. Anyways, im starting to rant but your work is great, keep it up.

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DeForestB responds:

Well, I tell ya', it's like reading a book. I just can't pick one up, but if I do I read the book front cover to back cover... music, all I have to do is start playing and awesomeness comes out of nowhere... It's awesome... heh heh

I can do this with almost every genre of music, BUUuut... classical is easy. This is played using the Yamaha MM6 by the way. OH, the wonder of 8 lb synths... NOW look who's ranting :D

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4.03 / 5.00

Aug 15, 2009
12:20 PM EDT
File Info
2.8 MB
3 min 7 sec

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