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#600706 - 06/05/20 01:45 PM [User Showcase] All You Got (is Time)
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Hi Folks.
This is my recent music experiment.  It is done in 3 languages Esperanto, Russian and English.  I do not speak Esperanto, but I find it fascinating. It is a flexible language to try out phrasings and substitute wording yet still maintaining most of the meaning. I ignored consistency in sound so I can have more fun with the form. Project was very "heavy" on my system, constantly glitching with all the wealth of synths and other digital wonders, so I decided to wrap it up and post it "as is", so it does not suck me in for another week smile Thank you for listening!
Misha.

All You Got (is Time)

Lyrics...basic translation:
Verse: Stepped out into the rain, came back when it was snowing.
I saw changes, the houses had darken their shades from soot, but the sun and clouds  stayed the same.
Chorus: You can not change the pattern of wind, just feel it.
You can not change the current of the river, you can fight it or follow it. All you got is time.
Verse:
In the morning, stepped into the night, day escaped like fish.
Shadows as melting wax, painted with the color of moon.
Dust filled boot impressions,  memory erased by a magnet
Mr. Time does not keep slaves, it does not have favorites.
Chorus.
Verse: Time will heal open wounds, spreading the ashes of burnout fires
Resurrecting desires, to live and to die.
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And yet here we are teaching snail to climb, teaching fish to swim
Teaching elephant to run,  cat to dream.
Chorus.

Tech stuff.
BIAB:
RealTracks in song: 3486:Bass, Electric, SkaClassicAB Ev16 100
RealTracks in song: ~1030:Guitar, 12-String Electric, Fingerpicking Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 691:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming AcRockBright Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 3492:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm SkaSlow Ev16 100
RealTracks in song: 1154:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm Reggae Ev16 100
RealDrums [in style:Americana16GroovinBrushFred^1-a,b:Brushes,Toms
Soloist guitar: 1651 / Guitar: 3203
Various midi segments, drums / fills. Synth of Halion, Kontakt.

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#600714 - 06/05/20 03:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Splendid build and dynamics. The progression is strong--classic, but not without surprises. Overall, very "Euro" sounding, and extremely listenable. Great romp. Now clear your cache.
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#600743 - 06/05/20 05:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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A VERY engaging intro - the pounding drums are full of promise.
I think this is wonderful for the experimentation, the message in the lyric and the arrangement.
It's a terrific ride & I'm listening a 2nd time at present.
BIG sound.
:Love it.


Edited by rayc (06/05/20 06:08 PM)
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#600745 - 06/05/20 06:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Hello Rusty. I always find your song very eclectic.
very interesting throughout.
Regards Rob4580

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#600772 - 06/06/20 04:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Very cool intro!

I enjoyed listening to the other languages, the rhythm and phrasing of the words.

And some wild things happening during the track! Sounds fabulous through the 'phones, lots of ear candy happening.

Good stuff, Misha, enjoyed!

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#600782 - 06/06/20 06:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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An excellent "current" sound. Pulsing, loop-type rhythm that gives it a good "indie" feel.

The mix sounds good to me. I enjoyed it.

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#600805 - 06/06/20 08:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Robertkc Offline
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Misha,
Danceable, pulsing with energy... and that voice always sounding like the slightly scary Pan you want to follow. In short- this is COOL!
Are you mixing all those tracks in RealBand or another DAW ( if the former I can see how it would protest).

Robert

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#601000 - 06/07/20 01:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Hi Misha,

I got a message you posted a song and listened to it on the Soundcloud app on my Ipad last night.
Before listening I couldn't sleep and neither after listening! That was a swell piece of music you made!

Another thing: is this the kind of song your wife refuses to perform in?
(don't take me too serious on this one...)

Hans
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#601041 - 06/07/20 07:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Tangmo,
Thank you for listening and fun comment! Indeed cache is cleared smile
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Ray,
Thank you for listening and your feedback! "pounding drums are full of promise" lol! These are marriage of Midi and Real drums.
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Rob,
Thank you for listening and your feedback here and on SC!
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Dave,
Thank you for listening and your support!
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FJ,
Thank you for your feedback! Yes, rhythm is a bit trivial. I grew up listening to a lot of 80s rock featuring electronic drums, so in a way it is a small tribute to "loopesque" rhythm smile
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Robert,
"Slightly scary Pan" LOL. That is funny. I do not use RealBand, all DAW work is done in Cakewalk. I get greedy sometimes with all the synths and fx and by the time it is ready to be baked, project looks like junk peddler wagon. Thank you for your support!
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Hans,
Thank you for listening and your positive feedback here and on SC!
I hope I do not contribute to your insomnia...
Katya actually liked it smile

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#601056 - 06/08/20 12:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Misha

Clever engaging and entertaining. Almost a trademark vocal style - sounds great.

Excellent production with lots of interesting sounds, and multiple elements.

Peter

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#601348 - 06/09/20 08:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Very infectious rhythm to the song Misha. The different languages add a very cool feel to the song. Well done

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#601679 - 06/11/20 11:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Janice & Bud Offline
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One heckuva take on the modern music scene.

Remarkably diversity of tracks and who would
have guessed how well those Americana drums
work,

Mix sounded excellent on the KRK's

Cool lyric too. Three languages?

I'm marginally coherent in my sole native language.

Great experiment!

J&B

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#601753 - 06/12/20 06:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Refreshingly different. Great driving beat, and enjoyable intonations.
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#602034 - 06/14/20 02:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Very cool musical vibe!! Have to admit, this is the first song I've heard with Esperanto!! I remember them trying to teach us kids briefly around the 5th grade. Really well constructed and produced!! Great job!! Take care. Greg

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#602127 - 06/15/20 09:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: All You Got (is Time) [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Excellent song. Great production. Loved the lyrics. Vocals are top notch. Outstanding work.
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