[LAU] [New music]: Days of Borrowed Time

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Sun Sep 8 15:37:38 UTC 2013

On Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:49:55 +0200 (CEST)
Julien Claassen <julien at mail.upb.de> wrote:

> Hello everyone!
>    Here is the serious piece of electronic music. Rather more depressive than I 
> would have predicted.
>    First though I have to express my gratitude to Alison Utter for the sweet 
> vocals, that she has supplied. Thanks! And then we have the links:
> http://juliencoder.de/nama/borrowed_time.ogg
> http://juliencoder.de/nama/borrowed_time.mp3
>    And the lyrics:
> http://juliencoder.de/nama/borrowed_time.html
>    Or you can access it all from the music page:
> http://juliencoder.de/nama/music.html
>    Now about that song: technically speaking I used a lot of Midish and Nama. 
> And for the first time I really came to appreciate Ecasound's LV2-support. So 
> also a big thanks to Jeremy Salwen, who contributed that feature!
>    Musically, this is a mixture of different influences. I'm still not sure, if 
> it should be categorised as pop or electronica. there's some dubstep in this, 
> as well as some hiphop - in German! :-) - and some basic depressive pop. As to 
> instruments used: almost everything I have at my disposal. In software I only 
> used LinuxSampler for the Solina sample. Thanks to the friend, who made a 
> present of it to me! It's a versatile instrument!
>    This latest experiment concluded, I will just lean back and relax. As ever: 
> feedback is very welcome!
>    Warm regards and enjoy
>         Julien

Finally got time to listen to this.

Really impressed with what you've put together here. The contrast with Alison's
voice adds to the drama of the entire piece.

Will J Godfrey
Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

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