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A Brief Interlude

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The adventurous life can wear on one's body and mind. Every so often, even the strongest of journeymen must recover. And what better way to recharge than to listen to smooth jazz?
This is a weird one for me, as I started with the chords before the main melody. Very experimental, but I'm pretty pleased with it.
Organ and bass were fun to play with, although I'd like to find a better plugin for the sax.
Could be used for a pause menu, or elevator music.
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This song is really soothing. And I love that sax. Anyways I love it loops perfectly. That will take some stress off me later down the development road.

MeteorManMike responds:

Exactly what I like to hear in response to my music. Thank you!

Smoooooth. I like the way the kick drum and the bass kind of match up with the rhythm of the (organ?) at around :21-:23. Blends together very nicely -- I kind of pressed play and then left it running and did something else for a while, half-forgetting that this was looping in the background. The fact that I was able to do that is probably a good thing for a smooth jazz interlude! The instruments sounded convincing - I particularly liked the bass guitar. I see what you mean about the sax, but it was fairly convincing overall, although I'd perhaps add a little vibrato on the ends of the longer notes, and from around :50 onwards where you've got notes of the same pitch playing one after the other, I think adding some kind of variation to the second note -- perhaps a slight pitch bend up to the correct note, to emulate the sax player loosening up on the reed for a split-second? -- might make it sound even more like the real thing. Might I ask what plugins you used for the instruments? Nice work!

MeteorManMike responds:

Thanks for reviewing, I'm glad you enjoyed it! I'm always happy if I can make my music loop without notice. Not quite sure how to pull off a vibrato or slide and still make it sound good, I was kind of just winging the melody with this one. I use FL Studio's Sytrus for the organ and the chimes (Bach and Angelic Whistle, respectively), and DirectWave FLS Strings and FLS Tenor Sax. BooBass for the bass guitar, and then just picked out various stock drums. Good to know that I can still improve!

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Nov 17, 2012
11:18 AM EST
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1 min 37 sec

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