23rd May 2024 21:08 - 2 months ago
Description : Feel free to check out the video on YT as well (Alan McLaren Project - Upside Down) of this 6min journey from electronic to rock with some psychedelic moments...
This is my latest, but also one of my earliest tracks.... any feedback is more than welcome, thanks :)

Comments (19)

If you have time take a listen and give AlanMcLarenProject some feedback.

crucethus 20th Jun 2024 19:58 - 1 month ago
Love that Intro, Smoothly Psychedelic. Well done tune I enjoyed my listen. Tracktion, I remember playing around with that DAW in Linux a few years back, Good work.
AlanMcLarenProject replied 21st Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thank you for the nice feedback! Yes Tracktion works quite well for me, relatively "light" on my old computer resources compared to other ones I tried
Tinka0 19th Jun 2024 17:19 - 1 month ago
Ooh, wasn't expecting that vocal, instantly got Tool vibes, nice, real nice.
This is happy Tool, I like it.
Oh the guitar comes in.
If you'd like a less midi-sounding guitar sound let me know, I'd record it for you.

That was a very well put together track. Great freakin' job!
AlanMcLarenProject replied 20th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thanks a lot, glad you liked it....and also that you've mentioned Tool, one of my favourite bands! I'll be ok for now with the guitar but thanks a lot for the offer :)
AnthonyAttard 14th Jun 2024 17:08 - 1 month ago
Well it's an excellent work. I liked the "power" of the guitar parts and it was a pleasure listening this 6 min. piece of music. I intend to watch the video as well. So, see you there.
AlanMcLarenProject replied 14th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thank you! Glad to hear you like and thanks for taking the time for the video too :)
vodeodoe 13th Jun 2024 20:52 - 1 month ago
that is a great composition the instruments sonic space is on par for me. Keep it up. From watching the video you have I would not add anything to the track. But from listening without the video I feel some parts have plenty of space for some lead guitar. Also maybe a guitar slide or 2 as build ups. But that's just me and I spoil a lot of my work. So carry on producing this music it great
AlanMcLarenProject replied 14th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thank you for the nice comment and for taking the time to watch the video as well, really appreciate it! I think I know the bits where you would add the guitar slides and they would probably work well. All that part before the guitar melody starts was purposedly left with synth only to have the crescendo part first, then the pause of emptiness before the track "wakes up" again, if it makes sense :)
klmr29 13th Jun 2024 13:04 - 1 month ago
i love yours too !! good job alan....
AlanMcLarenProject replied 13th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thanks and thank you for checking out the channel too :)
Danny2651 11th Jun 2024 04:57 - 1 month ago
AlanMcLarenProject replied 11th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thank you Danny!
Zootman 7th Jun 2024 21:50 - 1 month ago
Listening again, several times, man I love this kind of atmospheric groove!! It's a great track.
AlanMcLarenProject replied 9th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thank you for passing by again Zoot, I am really happy to hear that :)
VintageNights 5th Jun 2024 19:39 - 1 month ago
Hello Alan, what a nice vibe through the song. Great Mastering (could go straight into the lathe for pressing Vinyl) Maybe 1-2dB less around 4kHz. Love the Drums. Cheers, Oli
AlanMcLarenProject replied 6th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thanks mate! Glad to hear you like it. Mix and mastering is home-made, trying to learn by myself, so still a lot to improve :)
Zootman 4th Jun 2024 11:23 - 1 month ago
Thoroughly enjoyed this. Great intensity and vibe. Love the synth work and all the detail in the background adds something special. Vox are awesome. I liked the distorted guitar too but my personal taste would have been a slightly different sound on that, dirtier somehow. Great production in my ears tho. Cheers Zoot
AlanMcLarenProject replied 4th Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thanks a lot for taking the time to listen to this long song and for the nice feedback Zoot, glad you liked it!
artuu 3rd Jun 2024 17:38 - 1 month ago
posso pegar a melodia?
IAmLegendary 1st Jun 2024 01:19 - 1 month ago
Loving The Vibessss!!!!!!

AlanMcLarenProject replied 1st Jun 2024 - 1 month ago
Thank you very much :)
theHumps 26th May 2024 02:57 - 1 month ago
This was pretty cool, some nice changes as the song progressed. Liked the mix as well. Well done Alan!

AlanMcLarenProject replied 26th May 2024 - 1 month ago
Thank you for the nice comment Wayne :)
2Sisters 25th May 2024 08:59 - 2 months ago
Hello Alan, I would also like to warmly welcome you and congratulate you on your song. It's really excellent and reminds me of a time that was probably very important musically. The song is excellently constructed, wonderfully structured and completely captivated me as a listener with its momentum. In addition to the great singing, I was particularly impressed by the guitar work, which you combined perfectly with the keyboard sounds. I would love to hear more songs like this!
Did you actually choose your name based on the Alan Parsons Project?
Best regards and have a nice weekend Mauela
AlanMcLarenProject replied 25th May 2024 - 2 months ago
Hello! Thanks a lot for the detailed feedback, really glad you like it! In my mind I try to mix some sort of ambient with alternative rock in a progressive way, if it makes sense. Beside composing I am focusing on learning mixing/mastering to make tracks sound more professional so they can hopefully be shared with the wider audience. And you are an expert, you really got it right on my name, it was inspired by Alan Parsons Project. Let's follow each other on new releases then, hope to get a new one in a few weeks, all the best for your musical journey as well! Alan
Critical90s 24th May 2024 23:29 - 2 months ago
Very good sound quality and you really can make sound everyhting so smooth!
AlanMcLarenProject replied 24th May 2024 - 2 months ago
Thank you! I actually found it tricky to mix this one, glad to hear it sounds ok
ValveDriver 24th May 2024 23:23 - 2 months ago
Welcome to the loop, Alan. You come in swingin', too. Good work.

This is cool. It reminds me a lot of some of the deeper underground bands of the 90s alternative scene. Specifically the bassline and the drums. The bass is definitely very 90s. That's a good thing.

I like it. I don't know who's doing the vocals, or where you got them, but it was a good pick for sure.

All in all, good track. Keep 'em coming.

Take care.
AlanMcLarenProject replied 24th May 2024 - 2 months ago
Thank you very much for your comment! Yes there is something coming from late 90s I would say, I listened to a lot of alternative rock at the time...and I carried that with me for inspiration. The vocals actually come from an artist on Looperman, really love them, need to wait before mentioning the name, hopefully soon :)
dimestop 24th May 2024 22:42 - 2 months ago
hello and welcome, nice to welcome a new member, great artist title, i'll call you Alan tho,
great work, influence of Floyd, fire bass nice drums that make a statement but not in your face, the production is spot on, sound quality is crystal clear bro, nice to have you on board, and wanting to join in and collab, really nice listen, im looking forward to see what you bring
AlanMcLarenProject replied 24th May 2024 - 2 months ago
Hello thank you very much for the kind comment! I mixed it myself but learning a lot on that side of things...Putting lots of idea together, stay tuned :)
Cyberflares 24th May 2024 18:05 - 2 months ago
loving the bass actually loving it all Great track and nice to meet you
AlanMcLarenProject replied 24th May 2024 - 2 months ago
Thanks for listening, glad you like it! used to play the bass ages ago and never forgot how important it is . nice to meet you too!
atw 24th May 2024 17:11 - 2 months ago
I like this piece of music, the structure and how it develops. Very good !
AlanMcLarenProject replied 24th May 2024 - 2 months ago
Thank you very much!
CINCOCENT 23rd May 2024 21:16 - 2 months ago
Dope Jimi Hendrix pink Floyd with some Berlin. Great use of female vocals. Instrumentation is advanced.
AlanMcLarenProject replied 23rd May 2024 - 2 months ago
Thanks a lot CINCOCENT, really appreciate the feedback, I feel there is some Pink Floyd but never thought of Jimi Hendrix, that's nice to hear it reminds you of him :)

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