Description : Dear Loopers...Let Ed and me take you to the world of yet another musical fantasy born out of our latest collab efforts. Ed provided basic structure of the track with ever solid rhythm section, tasty synths and vocal pads while I took
on a role of pretending to be multi-instrumentalist again by smuggling in some sweet strings, bulgarian flute, celtic harp,
unexpectedly blurry piano and this time a tiny bit of real live acoustic guitar...what an adventure for a vst/keyboard guy..:) As always
my sincere thanks to Ed not only for letting me enjoy his great musical company but also for still standing as one of the firm pillars of Looperman society !
Description : Guys, I have been asked again to do another track for another friend's son.
He has asked me to do the track with an eighties heavy ascent.
I have come up with this I hope you all like it.
Description : This is for my friend Danke who can't sleep at night. Yes, heat, heat...I guess Africa is hotter, but don't let the title and intro as well, deceive you! This is not African music nor the imitation of it. It's just a picture of starry African sky at night, painted with my european musical sensibilities and some imagination. So this is for Danke in the first place and then maybe for anyone who would like to fall asleep.:)...
Description : Headphones are recommended for a more immersive experience :P - - - A weary American soldier is walking through the remains of what used to be a small town in the middle east, only to rediscover the horrible reality that sometimes war can affect even the ones who have no part in it.
This is my first attempt at creating a virtual environment to tell a story and convey emotion. Hope you enjoy! Comments are welcome!
Description : I just painted a picture of abandoned sanctuary and I thought it could sound like this...:)
Description : I went to the beach and set up my stereo recording mic under a gazebo near it (I apologize for some of the air gusts being recorded haha; we had a strong SE wind that day :P Tried my best to place it out of the wind); wanted to record myself playing live and do some cheesy roleplay in the process - wanted to make it feel like the listener was sitting there beside me. ** This is what the beach looks like: http://static.travel.usnews.com/images/destinations/80/south_padre_island_main.jpg **
Lo and behold, I'm about halfway through the song when my buddy Mark, a friend from college, heard me singing and decided to join me (he seems to never part with his guitar lol).
The expression on his face was that of confusion as to why I had my mic with me and a audio-capturing device, which I plugged into an outdoor electrical plug that the gazebo owners installed lol (I've done recordings like this before but didn't like the results; we messed up a little at the end but I was like meh it's not bad anyways.) but I'm glad he didn't say it out loud or it would have ruined the recording lol. Luckily, I was playing a song he and I wrote together some time ago, so he was able to just jump right in. He's a great guitar player.
Even though it was a little awkward at the end since we hadn't seen each other for like 4 months (you might be able to tell by the way I responded to his "thats so cool" comment haha), I think it turned out just fine. It was a lovely evening and the clouds were all poofy and happy. Lots of people were there too, though I made sure to sit far away from all of them. Ahh, it was a beautiful day. I'm glad I live by the ocean :P * Just kidding, I recorded this in my studio; though I do live close to the water, this was not recorded there :P I did everything, down to the wind blowing into the mic, except for the sound of water and the kids in the background. I got those sounds here: freesfx.co.uk/login/
The guitars and vocals were one-takes to give a more realistic feel. No pitch-correction or autotune. Just wanted to try making another soundscape (or whatever you want to call this :P) about what it's like to live by the ocean.
Description : While I concluded the previous year with the shortest track ever uploaded it seemed only appropriate to begin the new one with my longest track ever. And funny enough I used one and only instrument for this noodling marathon, the celtic harp....and I really couldn't help it, it was just dragging on and on and on...haha...so I think that anyone who could possibly listen to this from start to finish must be a real listening hero..:)^^
Description : Life After Death is it a Fact or fictions??
If anyone can share a thought about this, it would be really great. I hope you enjoy it if you do and like it then please leave me a comment.
Description : Glen Cloy is one of the glens of Antrim (Tumbleweed's county) in Northern Ireland. The little people, actualy fairies, populate all of them and they all have very old ghost stories that have been told for centuries (and still are)...This one is about Shaman of old and his journeys through the spiritual world...That sums up what Ed told me about the concept for our 7th (how convenient^^) collab work. The main core of the track is Ed's work and the original length was 5:18, but I wouldn't have been Orlando if I didn't tempt to compose my longest intro to date (3:10) to inject my own fantasies about little creatures of Glen Cloy (soft spot for spiritual world..hehe..). Other than that I also added some synths arrangements and vocal samples for the rest of the track and probably ruined it a bit..haha..but that's how collabs are sometimes..:)^^.....All my thanks to Ed...and Irish ghosts ofcourse...
Description : This track contains several loops, all of them are from looperman artists - listed below. I don't know if "ambient" fits well for it, but i get most loops from that category. :)
Inspired by the Final Fantasy series and my ex girlfriend. Hope you will enjoy it (not my ex! :D). As always, free to use for a song, any opinions-critics welcomed... UPDATE 2015.10.24.: improved audio quality - lower lows, higher highs. Now in 256kbps!
Applied loops :
DJ4REAL : 0102056-0000849 (Sax 120), 0102056-0021138 (Violin vibrato singular), 0102056-0021641 (Sax attack the floor),
DJFREDVAL : 0002663-0007540 (FV 120 BackBeat2), 0002663-0007541 (FV 120 BackBeat3), 0002663-0007542 (FV 120 BackBeat4),
MEGAPAUL : 0448131-0059810 (Ricky K Armada 100bmp G), 0448131-0068095 (Grasslions 75bmp A Bass), 0448131-0061055 (Chinese Gyros 90bmp Cmajor),
SHORTBUSMUSIC : 0500098-0054224 (Acoustic guitar with Harmonics in Dm-F), 0500098-0062445 (Acoustic guitar with Delay in Dm-C-B),
MRROBOT : 0082073-0002480 (Mr Robot smooth synth 125 bmp 8), 0082073-0005872 (Johnny Cash like Drums),
SERIALCHILLER : 0000003-0000094 (Chilla Synth Skank Riff),
DJKNIGHTLIFE420 : 0165908-0027771 (Toxic Whistle),
TARATOXIC : 0096919-0027238 (Pan flute),
GUITARGURU : 0057331-0003621 (Harmonic 2),
MINOR2GO : 0159051-0031469 (Power Rap T7 Marimba Flanged),
SHATNER : 0227480-0045258 (Battle On),
MHYST : 0203623-0017135 (Celtic Vibrato Flute Melody),
REI4REAL : 0039029-0005928 (Rei zapjam05 A 90),
KASHYAP : 0040306-0015442 (Beat it up 2).
Description : electrorockreggae thingymebob
Description : This track contains only free loops from several Looperman artists.
Applied loops from MRFUNKTASTIC (4), DANKE (4), NIGHTINGALE (3), SINTHETICRECORDS (3), 40A, REI4REAL, ROCCOTALULA, TEXARCANA, PRODUCERALCHEMY.
Description : Last time when I uploaded my track called "The Ring Of Saturn" many reviewers stated that it should belong under "ambient" category, since I tagged it as "cinematic"... so this led me to decision to give you the mother of all ambient pieces and here it is!:)Yet, it has something in common with the previous one....you won't need your sleeping pills... again..:)^^
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 !:)
Description : This piece of music is still in some kind of development phase and yet rounded just enough to share it here for the first try and to maybe pick some useful comments and advice. Just don't make a suicide after the first listen, boys and girls, cause it's so sad, sad, sad....:)
Description : Guys, I had this vison in my head like a short movie, I keep seeing my dear friend who is a top man in LM. Walking semi drunk with wonderful Dick Tracy type suit and hat in a dark ally in the City of vice. While this images flashing in my head, this tune was developing in my head too. I hope you enjoy it if you do and like it then please leave me a comment.