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As my downward spiral into hardcore and hard dance grew, I became weary of the conventional sounds of dance music. The kick, the snare, the high-hats, the crash—all of them sounded monotonous and noisy, interruptions to the precise pitches of the harmony. I exempt distorted kick drums from this criticms because they at least have a clear tone, which can be pitch-bent and has been pitch-bent to the glory of countless hardstyle/core classics.

So I thought to myself "away with it all," and I set out to create an electronic dance track with zero percussion and only melodies. That's right, no kick drums used. Not a single one. Absolutely no kickdrums at all...

At the same time, I had listened to some extratone and realized how soothing the consecutive line of kickdrums can sound, especially if held still for a long time. I wanted to replicate that in some way... and here we are. A culmination of nostalgia, percussion-less beats and unconventional uses of the kick drum.

Genre: experimental dance/extratone

Tempo: 128

Software: Logic and 3rd-party freeware VSTs

Sounds: all from synthesisers or from copyright-free instrumental VSTs.

Information about using my audio: offi-dtrguo-cial.newgrounds.com/news/post/982060

Logo: https://www.deviantart.com/offi-dtrguo-cial/art/Detectivos-Insignia-2016-592813269

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What can I say about this one other than one word: Beautiful. While it's not a sad song, the second I started listening to it, tears started to well up in my eyes for some unknown reason. You are going places.

Hey, nice trak, but if u add a beat it would have been better.

No Kicks, But Nice Track Anyway, But Use Kicks Next Time :)

Credits & Info

4.23 / 5.00

Feb 12, 2020
3:00 AM EST
File Info
16.8 MB
7 min 20 sec

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.