Tags : | Ambient | 9.59 MB

Description : It's been a while since my last upload, yet here is finally the new one and it's 'dangerous' as it gets cause this time I ultimately decided to dedicate this thing to my dear friend Ed, the man well known to Looperman audience as Tumbleweed.. He has been my huge inspiration for those past few years and always will be. Luckily we've made some pretty decent stuff together and more is to come. Working with Ed helped me to improve alot and this composition is now my way of saying 'thank you' to him and music should express my gratitude better than words....One might expect this will be Irish (or Celtic) music, but it's not necessarily the case...as the title suggests it's merely the touch of it....it's like a mirage in the highland mist and it's full of orlandesque crap to be honest...haha...yet I decided to include a tiny snippet of a famous traditional Irish song at the very end of the track and I bet you will recognize it instantly ...particularly for the lads with Irish roots this shouldn't be a problem...:) So, Ed...put your headphones on and be merciful my friend...:)

UPDATE: 10th March 2016 / Today I decided to do an
alternative mix of the track...and hell yeah, I think it sounds much better now !:)

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  1. Mosaic
    Mosaic on Wed 26th Oct 2016 - 4 years ago

    Hey my friend

    A very haunting but beautiful piece, loving the pads and strings, cant really put into words what I feel hearing this one, something surreal about the sound, not sure, amazing piece, this is a sound you expect to hear when watching fish swimming in and out of the reefs in a ocean doco, maybe that is the strange feeling it is giving me...Totally loving the piece my friend, again credit to your talent...fav...peace n respect...mosaic...

    Reply by Orlando51

    I'm so sorry for the late reply mate....I somehow overlooked your comment...it happens!

    I like your aquatic approach to this one...very interesating !:) As always good to hear from you and may I express my gratitude for all kind words and support...means the world !

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  2. andreve1
    andreve1 on Sun 12th Jun 2016 - 4 years ago

    Very beautiful indeed!!!

    Reply by Orlando51

    Hey André mate....wjere have you been all this time? I hope everything is fine !:)
    Thankk you so much for stopping by to listen and comment...much appreciated! Glad you liked it !:)

    All the best_____Orlando

  3. PDMuzak
    PDMuzak on Fri 29th Apr 2016 - 4 years ago

    I got goosebumps on this one. I love the pads with the gentle harmonics. Excellent job on this one. PDMuzak (Pat)

    Reply by Orlando51

    Hey Pat...always good to hear from you !:) Many thanks for
    your supportive feedback and the 'fav'....means alot !:)

    With much appreciation______Orlando

  4. Spivkurl
    Spivkurl on Thu 31st Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Very cool and interesting composition here! My initial reaction was to reference Emerson, Lake and Palmer, if they had not been so tied in with rock and roll. Very similar sounds to many of theirs that I remember listening to in my youth. I'm partly Irish, but have little cultural reference to it. I can appreciate the peaceful feelings, and the instrumentation. This sounds like it is more complex than it seems. I enjoyed listening very much!

    Reply by Orlando51

    Good old ELP....what a nice reference!:) I think all those influences are in the subconsciousness, cause I never try to copy anyone intentionaly except when I decide to do kind of tribute (Pax Europea) or a cover (Pilate's Dream) which are extremely rare features in my repertoire anyway. I'm really glad you enjoyed the listen...thanks alot my friend!

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  5. Rhodesy
    Rhodesy on Tue 22nd Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Hey there,oh mystical one!Really enjoying this one.

    I dont know why but Pete Townsend came to mind somewhere during the intro, something about the mood/tone and Rhythm.I bet thats a first!Then its gone.
    The mood to me is a feeling of contemplation.

    Anyway mate,an exceptional moment and a worthy tribute to this sites celebrated artiste

    Reply by Orlando51

    Thanks alot my friend...nice to read your friendly comment!
    Yet I really wonder where to put Townsend in this context:)

    With much appreciation______Orlando

  6. ReonN
    ReonN on Mon 21st Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    It's been a while hearing ambient tracks from looperman. This one really caught my attention.

    I really like the overall track. Calm and very heavenly I must say. Very well done my friend.


    Reply by Orlando51

    Many thanks for this truly positive and encouraging feedback...much appreciated !:)

    All the best_______Orlando

  7. BradoSanz
    BradoSanz on Sun 20th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    This makes me so hungry for a DAW again! I've been writing with just an acoustic as of late and while it's nice, I do miss seeing things come together in a way that is just as beautiful as this. This track is so dreamy and I can sense the Irish influence on this one! The pads are wide and nothing is over-driven, which I think is perfection. Sometimes abstract music like this really feels like a breath of fresh air. Thanks for letting me clear my head :)


    Reply by Orlando51

    Many thanks Brado for listening and comment...I'm very glad you liked it !:)

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  8. crucethus
    crucethus on Thu 17th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Played this one for the wife for St Patrick's day as My heritage is 50% Irish. I wanted to hear the feedback of a classically trained opera singer. She liked it found it melancholy but pleasant. I still enjoy this one.

    Reply by Orlando51

    Wow Steve...this is truly nice to hear! I had no idea your wife is opera singer...my sincere thanks to both of you!:)

    With much appreciation______Orlando

  9. wordybum
    wordybum on Thu 17th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    I've never been moved so much by a composition on this site as i just was with this track. thank you for writing this. this is not only a major achievement for you but for your muse. not only can you say you did this, but he can say he inspired this from one's soul. THANK YOU for this. this is beautiful. this is art at it's purest form. THIS... is music. thank you.

    Reply by Orlando51

    My dear friend, your generosity is incredible ! I really don't remember if I ever received such a favourable feedback! Honestly I'm pleasantly surprised cause I don't think I deserve such a praise, yet I'm hugely grateful and happy for it!:) I certainly won't forget your kindness over night....thank you so much !:)

    With maximum appreciation______Orlando

  10. silverman
    silverman on Thu 17th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Wow powerful!
    It hit my sadness button.
    So so sad.
    So many tears have been shed by so many people in this scene but at last it's over.
    It will probably never be the same but at least it's over now.
    No no no I don't think the word brilliant is right here.
    It some how takes away from the pain of the piece.
    I'm lacking the vocabulary to use a different descriptive wor/phrase .... I'll be back.

    Reply by Orlando51

    Very interesting reaction I wouldn't think of..I mean, do
    you really find it so immensely sad? In fact you're the first reviewer to mention sadness and even strongly emphasizing it ! I agree there are apparent waves of melancholy but I really wouldn't think of overwhelming sadness...Don't get me wrong, I'm absolutely excited about your observation cauae it makes me really curious now and I would be glad to hear some more about your view...afteral you're saying you will be back...and you are most welcome my friend..:)

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  11. XyIlent
    XyIlent on Wed 16th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Very beautiful orlando.

    As someone whos trying to improve his ambient tracks this one really inspires me, so thank you :)


    Reply by Orlando51

    Thanks alot my friend ! If my work gave you any kind of inspiration I'm very honoured and happy about it !:)

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  12. toastedavalanche
    toastedavalanche on Wed 16th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    This is a gorgeous track. You have that magical touch that allows the ambient sounds to softly shift in a way that feels natural. I often find that composing and producing a track feels like sculpting, but your approach has a different feel, more like nursing a sound, letting it grow. This is an excellent example of that.


    Reply by Orlando51

    I really like your idea of sculpting and nursing the sound
    and I think you have a good point here, cause I feel almost exactly the same about my own approach to making music !

    Many thanks for this lovely feedback and the 'fav'...means
    alot !:)

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  13. theHumps
    theHumps on Sun 13th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    What a nice tribute to Ed! You guys are quite talented in your own ways and when working together you seem to be seamless and on the same page. Very cinematic piece, expected to hear the Highlander or a Braveheart movie snippet on top somewhere. :) Ambient is a cool choice, like a kaleidoscope for the ears.

    "it's full of orlandesque crap" Nonsense, this is good shit!

    Always a pleasure to listen to your creations. Thanks for putting this up for dl!


    Reply by Orlando51

    Hey mate...great you stopped by for this one!:) I had in mind something for Ed for a long time , but just now I acomplished it... and I always felt it was a long overdue.
    Yeah, I think it's as much cinematic as is ambient, those two areas I almost always wander around. I'm glad you found some "good shit" in there...haha...:)

    Thanks alot for listening, commenting, faving and downloading....means the world!:)

    With much appreciation______Orlando

  14. domr30
    domr30 on Sun 13th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    tres belle musique

    Reply by Orlando51

    Merci beaucoup mon ami !:)


  15. zune
    zune on Thu 10th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    so beautifull

    Reply by Orlando51

    Thank you sweet lady!:)

    With appreciation______Orlando

  16. lechina
    lechina on Wed 9th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Ambiance would best describe this track.Could be great for a movie soundtrack though.I'm not sure what genre is this but it came out nicely as intended.Great combination of different instr well done

    Reply by Orlando51

    Hello Lechina....many thanks for stopping by to listen and comment...and I aggre that this one could be assigned to more than one genre! I have placed it under "ambient" though...:) Thank you for liking it!

    With appreciation____Orlando

  17. mudhoen
    mudhoen on Wed 9th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Excellent stuff Orlando. Very dreamy and calm stuff you made here. The instruments are very clear as usual on your tracks. Well made, my friend!

    Reply by Orlando51

    Hey my friend....good to hear from you! I'm glad you have nice thoughts on this one cause it's quite special to me!:)

    With appreciation_____Orlando

  18. Musicante
    Musicante on Wed 9th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    A dreamy state of mind, indeed, my friend. Really fine job and some outstanding sounds you got from your instruments. Always love checking out your stuff.


    Reply by Orlando51

    Ciao Musicante....always nice to hear from you. I'm so glad that you like this one and many thanks for the 'fav'!:)

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  19. crucethus
    crucethus on Wed 9th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Orlando....Bravo...a masterpiece.

    This song is graceful, haunting, sentimental and touching with just a slight air of detachment. A Beautiful work of art.

    It reminded me of three different artists songs that you may or may not be aware of as they were never truly mainstream artists but nevertheless there are elements in those three songs that you captured in one song which struck me.
    The first is from Ultravox and is an instrumental called Astradyne which starts there colossal album Vienna.
    The second is an African artist from senegal named Babba Maal and his song playing the guitar like instrument called a Kora and acoustic guitar. I find his music has an irish like tone similar in some of the works. Especially in his song Souka Naya.
    And the last song is from Phil Manzanera, the guitarist of Roxy Music in his solo work made this extrodinary synth based ambient song called Europe 70-1, which starts out a bright and hopeful and cheery but becomes ambient and sentimental. it was the first time I heard analogue synths convey emotion . As you have done in your own work my friend.

    Reply by Orlando51

    Hi Steve...thank you so much for all the generous words!
    Mentioning some of my personal favourite bands and artists
    like Ultravox and Roxy's lad Manzanera is an excitement on its own...Thanks alot for the links...I will certainly check them out !:)

    With much appreciation_____Orlando

  20. Tumbleweed
    Tumbleweed on Wed 9th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    wow...what a nice surprise to log in and discover this one after being away a while...,I am honoured Orlando my friend...but you give me too much credit...although I do congratulate myself for knowing what a unique talent I had the opportunity to meet along the music road....yes, a nice subtle hint of that Celtic vibe (like a faint drone of the pipes on a far away hill)...a most enjoyable journey that evolves along its part through the mists of time, delivered with your always special signature and pristene production...keep that violin tuned up...it is a special instrument in your hands...(especially in that little outro part)....Thank you Orlando...a very special track indeed...Ed

    Reply by Orlando51

    You brought a smile on my face, my friend....Thank you so much!:)


  21. TinyFinger
    TinyFinger on Tue 8th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Hi. One of the best tracks from Orlando's mistic works. ;))

    Reply by Orlando51

    Thanks alot pal...I'm glad it works for you!:) Also many thanks for the fav!

    With appreciation_____Orlando

  22. joecramer
    joecramer on Tue 8th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    Hello Orlando.

    Another excellent dreamy work!

    I always enjoy the listen to your music, cause it gives me a feeling of being just on the right place when i close my eyes.

    The synths sounds very nice and the overall sound is well made.

    I am sure Ed will like this one. I do it :)

    stay tuned

    Reply by Orlando51

    Hi Joe....always good to hear from you! Just don't keep your eyes closed for too long...you might have a nasty accident and I would feel guilty then...haha...Joke aside, I'm grateful yet once again for this friendly feedback...as always! Also many thanks for encouragment about upcoming
    Ed's feedback....I'm trembling..:)

    With much appreciation_______Orlando

  23. stinkmut123
    stinkmut123 on Tue 8th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    hi this is a good track

    Reply by Orlando51

    Thanks alot....I'm glad you like it!:)

    With appreciation_____Orlando

  24. danke
    danke on Tue 8th Mar 2016 - 4 years ago

    This song (as all of yours) was made by the special maximalism and professionalism which is called 'orlandesque' attitude...every second of the flow made with small, short but effective fxes...the pad what leads through the whole number is ethereal and magical...
    I'm not an Irish rooted guy :-) but if you mean that short, last part from around 5.40 is very beautiful...
    All in all, Ed will be proud of his Slovenian magus...:-)

    Huge congrats and handshake, Danke

    Reply by Orlando51

    Hola, my friend....I'm so glad you're the first one to review this track, cause I always receive a nice dose of encouragement from you and so was from day one! I will also never forget you were the very first person to review my track when I did my first upload ever on Loopey more than two years ago, and it was such a relief, cause I really didn't know what to expect...and the feeling was blissful!
    Thanks alot again for all this friendly support !

    With maximum appreciation_____Orlando

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