Tags : | Ambient | 2.29 MB

Description : Depression and sadness can sometimes serve as motivation for creativity as in the case of this track. A few months back I went through a period of loosing a few friends and co-workers. Attended a few funerals and as a result found myself reflecting on life. One night I had the urge to try to transfer my feelings into music and this is what came out. Some baratone guitar accompanied by synth and accapella.
Final EDIT: Further tweaking on levels and a slight change up in the timimg of the choir section.

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  1. LonerNova
    LonerNova on Wed 25th Apr 2018 - 1 year ago

    Yo, this is awesome! Mind if I use this in a project of mind? I'll credit you, of course.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Cool, no problem man, go ahead. If its going to be something that's posted on the internet, give us a link so we can check it out.

  2. PDMuzak
    PDMuzak on Sun 26th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    It was well worth the effort to capture your mood in music. It transferred very well. I love dark music and always will. Peace! PDMuzak

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    I'm with you PD, without the dark there is no light. I'm jazzed you liked the track. Thanks so much for the comment.

  3. Gnasty
    Gnasty on Wed 22nd Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    This song's vibe totally conveys the emotion put into it...it is a beautiful peace of work. Great guitar and fantastic dynamics and mastering. This is the first time Ive heard one of your songs and you sir are a true artist

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Sorry for the delay on responding here Gnasty, got real busy the last week or so. Really good to see some new faces (or at least avatars) on the boards and listening to my tracks. I will check out your stuff as soon as I can. Thanks for the listen and kind words bro, I very much appreciate it.

  4. StaticNomad
    StaticNomad on Tue 21st Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Ephemeral regreetings.

    I am only stopping by momentarily, and then I will be gone - possibly to the afterlife.

    " it sounded way too dismal and dreary"

    No - must have just been your mood as it's more beautiful than sad. Sometimes I go through a whole day or thinking the music I'm currently working on (and sometimes even pretty much everything I've made) is either pretty crap or, at best, just not good enough. Sometimes I abandon it for a while, open it up again and realise it's pretty awesome. Sounds like you did something similar here.

    "life is short."

    Yes but as the comedian Chris Rock said a while ago in a standup show: "Life is real long if you end up with the wrong woman". Or something like that.

    No need to peel your eyes anymore as here is the link to my Tool cover, which will most likely kick your ass and smear your face in the concrete...

    What It Takes To Step Through


    P.S. How are Spiv's friends dying from "traps"? Booby traps? Animal traps? Police entrapment?

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Your absolutely right, mood has a lot to do with the way we interpret and respond to things. Haha, I guess Chris has figured out a good way to prolong life ! Or at least to make it seem prolonged. I have already checked out your track, its bad, as in "bad ass" !!!!!
    Thanks again my brutha from a different mutha.

  5. janis71
    janis71 on Sun 19th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Very emotional indeed...
    I know the place, as I'm wandering through it this moment.
    This is a real beauty,
    thx for sharing,

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks for taking time to listen and comment Janis.
    Whatever your going through I hope and pray for everything to work out.
    Take care.

  6. Orlando51
    Orlando51 on Sat 18th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Beautiful and emotional...great guitar work!


    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks for the comment bro, much appreciated.

  7. Spivkurl
    Spivkurl on Sat 18th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Very interesting expression here, and minimalist in a good way. I think your guitar part displays a lot of grief and regret, not to mention sounding great. If you dont' mind me asking, what do you use for a baritone gutiar? I couldn't ask for much more from a track like this. I feel what you are going through in a way, as since I moved to this house, I've lost over 70 friends; from firearms, pharmaceuticals, traps, crack, prison and things such as these. It may not make sense, but that's how it feels. Glad you are making it through!

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Yes I'm glad to hear you like the minimal nature of the track. I had a 7 string Washburn that I traded in for a Schecter Blackjack C8 8 string just prior to making this. Its a fabulous guitar.
    Man, I think if I were you I would consider moving out of that house!
    Take care and thanks for the comment Spiv.

  8. theHumps
    theHumps on Sat 18th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Damn, this is very well composed. Didn't you just comment on my latest track about posting a song without drums and getting backlash? hehe

    Contemplating the "big" questions about life is profound. Most people don't think too deep about such things. I found when I had something similar happen and I did the same thing. Just to be able to display those emotions in the form of music is pretty special and therapeutic.

    Totally enjoyed the track, honest and beautiful!


    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Haha, yeah I was really hesitant to post another track without drums ! But so far so good here. Shhh! Maybe no-one will notice.

    Thanks Wayne.

  9. danke
    danke on Sat 18th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Incredible artwork Neo!

    Your guitar is the best toned, I've ever heard (truly)...sadness is one of the biggest 'energy' to create unforgettable musics...you did it...hats off...

    Respect and handshake, Danke

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Emotion is a huge influence in our lives and of course it plays a big part in what we all are doing here. I really fell in love with Baritone guitar years ago taking some lessons in Classical and Jazz and having to listen to all sorts of guitar music. Its really gained in popularity recently. Almost every major guitar manufacturer now offers a baritone version.

    Thanks for the nice words bro.

  10. soundhound
    soundhound on Sat 18th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Short but very much to the point, I hear the tweaks that are needed
    didn't seem to be a big problem, never the less I understand...
    Solid style of playing colourful and informative in emotion...
    Hit the nail on the head with this one...

    I like it....


    Reply by Neomorpheus

    I listened through this again and have made a few adjustments in mind. hopefully will get them completed in the next few days.
    Thanks for the listen and comment TG.

  11. HalfHuman
    HalfHuman on Fri 17th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Yeap. I can read the sadness in this song, but also i can read some confusion. I think that the pad in start there is nothing to do here. Absolutely nothing! This guitar is awesome. All is need is that voice pad synth, but when it starts it also ends the song!! Work more with this flower and make it grow like it should be. Peace.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    I originally planned on having nothing but the guitar and as a second thought I decided to add the Synth. Which I also use in the outro behind the vocals. I wanted to give it some fullness but still retain the simplistic feel.
    Thanks for your comments bro, they are much appreciated.

  12. midiman007
    midiman007 on Fri 17th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Really a nice track. Great arrangement and again nice guitar playing. I like the harmonics you added in at .55.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks for the comment and so glad you liked.

  13. DollarMenunaire
    DollarMenunaire on Fri 17th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    sorry for your loss first and foremost. I can definitely feel the sound of reflecting back on life in a somber tune on this track. aside from those emotions I also think the guitars give a calming vibe to the whole thing, not giving it a brighter mood but a more relaxing one. I'll end this by telling you a cliche that "most great works of art cannot exist without pain". good song man

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Your cliché holds true for so many. Just consider the lives of Van Gogh or Eric Clapton.
    Thanks for the kind words DM.

  14. Burtsbluesboxes
    Burtsbluesboxes on Thu 16th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Absolute beauty in such darkness... Music is an excellent way of dealing with depression too. I like to think in time we'll again meet those we've lost in a better place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnQVV5m6Yws
    ^ The other enduring question "why?"

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks for the listen and comment Katz.
    I like the "beauty in darkness" quote.

    None of us can be sure of what's on the other side, or even if there is an "other" side at all. So, we just have to make the best of what time we have in this reality. Slow down, take a few moments to look at the living world around you and consider all the wonderful things there are to behold. Consider what is important to you. Make time for the ones you love and let them know how much they mean to you.

    Later bro.

  15. StaticNomad
    StaticNomad on Thu 16th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Greetings, sad NeoMorphinBro.

    I am feeling the sadness here but more beauty, actually.

    Good pad intro - sounds like it might be a trance track but no. However, I feel the drop into some tasty guitar playing feels slightly abrupt. Could be nice if you were to keep another perhaps subtle pad going underneath to ease that transition. So, a bit like what is happening when you reintroduce the pad around 1:35.

    Some good gently strummed guitar chords and 0:52 tasty little fill and then some cool harmonics. You're moving around the neck quite tastefully in this one.

    1:55 can I hear some distant choir voices?

    I agree that this is probably a little too short. I'm thinking maybe add another minute or so.

    In other Nomad-based news, I am putting finishing touches to perhaps my most badass ever track - a cover of Tool's exceptional 46&2 - only synths and drums, no guitar or other instrument playing from me on it. Look out for that being uploaded to a Looperman website near you in the next few days.

    Congrats on this though I feel you can do a little more with it...

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Salutations El Nomadic De La Static !

    Funny thing about this track, when I first worked on it, it sounded way too dismal and dreary, too much of a downer so I shelved it. Not really the type of music I prefer. Then the other day I ran across it for the first time in several months and decided to give it a listen and was amazed that how different it sounded or felt to me. I guess originally my bummed out mood had a negative effect on my feelings toward it. I made some slight changes in arrangement and added the choir voices and that's it.

    I named it "Ephemeral" which means brief, momentary, short lived. Not so much because the song is short but because in reality life is short. We all will someday take that last breath and wish we had more time.

    Hey yeah, I'm excited by the news of this Tool cover your foretelling. My eyes are peeled for it bro.

  16. promenade2239
    promenade2239 on Thu 16th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago


    this is some really fine production from you. Well written, solid played, nicely balanced... but too short!

    definitely a rock territory for me, not ambient that much (more cinematic - rock band with orchestra kind of thing even). Too bad I can hear the mp3 format distortion on the orchestra tracks from 1:34. was it intentional?

    I can remember some trance-style synth presets on your older metal song - here no difference (I can hear them on the intro section) but this particular combination still works really fine.

    Somehow I find the chord progressions from your song sounding quite similar to the cello intro of 'Suffering' - a composition by Danielsson/Mozdzer/Fresco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE0Avd0uV1g

    From my view and experience it seems like there are no sounds in depression at all. Actually it is the apparent and temporary state of absolute lack of creativity. I have forced myself to create and tried to put myself in apparent 'creative' situations to break that state many times over last few years. Partially that's why I am here now on looperman creating the tracks. I think 'depression' is a very profound statement (and ultimate state of being) in opposite to 'sadness' which is only a temporary mood. It may be only a play of words as well.

    fine composition but too short!

    best to you,

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    I do like trance style synth and I am notorious for melding unlikely styles without a care of what the purists think. If it sounds decent I will try it. Man thanks so much for the link to Lars Danielsson ! Amazing player and you can bet I will be trying to glean some of those scales and runs.

    Yeah on this track I tried some solo improvisation. I studied Jazz guitar for a while and really got into the flamenco styles with its varied rhythms, fingered harmonics and strong use of scales, modes and arpeggios. I never really applied it much or got good enough to play at speed. This track is slow enough for me hit most of the notes. Layered the guitar tracks with some focal low register. I dig that Baritone.

    I tend to think there is not much difference between depression and sadness sometimes. My usage here was referencing sadness with the loss and emptiness associated with the deaths of friends and loved ones. Depression on the other hand set in when I maybe dwelled on the subject too long. Realizing time is fleeting and age is creeping.

    Thanks for the nice words here Alex. Oh and I will try to clean up that distortion you mentioned.

    Take care.

  17. DesignedImpression
    DesignedImpression on Thu 16th Jul 2015 - 4 years ago

    Perfect expression of that moment of thought. Intro is a favorite which is followed by some nice guitars. Agree that all situations can server as motivation for creativity. It's what you do with this sounds, and as here its used well. Thanks for sharing, Keep at it! Peace.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks DI. Yeah its so true about how certain situations can effect you. Emotion is a very strong influence. Glad you enjoyed it.

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