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#608550 - 07/29/20 03:36 PM [User Showcase] Mysterious Island
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There is an island that is surrounded by mist that appears and disappears at random times. No one knows why or what is on this island. Some fishermen claim that if the island appears and they are near it they hear voices calling "falling in darkness" . No one knows what is on this island because all who
have gone there have disappeared. Do you dare to go to Mysterious Island

BiaB style = Very Slow trance-like
Tempo 55 BPM

I deleted the guitar track/
Bass - Kontakt - Amadeus - preset Symphony
Drums - Kontakt - Studio Palace - preset OO_Toso_original
Piano - Synthemaster 2 - preset Sarod2
Strings - Synthemaster 2 - preset Pad 2013
I am playing my keyboard controller for EastWest's Play - preset Altos
I am also playing my wind controller for Kontakt's preset Fairytale Flute



Edited by MarioD (07/29/20 03:37 PM)
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#608574 - 07/29/20 05:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Very cool. This is cinamatic. Background in a mysterious movie scene. Eerie in a few places.

I believe I was on this island in the 3rd verse of Under the Black.

That's good stuff you have there


Edited by Guitarhacker (07/29/20 05:33 PM)
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#608612 - 07/29/20 10:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Love this one Mario, even though it's spooky, ominous and downright scary. eek
The voices, the flute, the echoes, the strings - all create a very atmospheric piece of music.
I think writing a free, unorthodox, non-rhythmical work is harder than writing a commercial song, complete with structure, norms and repetition.
This is a brave and successful addition to the PG Showcase.
Hats off to you Mario.
Mike
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#608657 - 07/30/20 06:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Wow, very cool! The music fit your description perfectly.

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#608709 - 07/30/20 12:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

VERY cool.

You should have these sitting a library (music) so that film makers could be picking them up to use in their projects.

Excellent.

fj

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#608760 - 07/30/20 06:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Very nice, Mario! It reminds me of the tv show "Lost" and I also feel a little bit that I have been on that kind of island for the last 4 months because of the lockdown. smile

I enjoyed listening and I liked the creepy feeling I got from listening!

Thanks for sharing,
Will

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#608771 - 07/30/20 07:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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That's a nice bit of underscore!
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#608849 - 07/31/20 10:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Man, you tell a good story, Mario. I actually hesitated before pushing the link. I knew you would reward the risk, and I was right. This is yet another avenue you have taken us into, and you are the perfect guide. You are really really good at writing with a feel, and have a wonderful way of sharing it. Thanks for another enjoyable ride.
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#608944 - 07/31/20 07:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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There's a game I played where a city only appeared for a few seconds at dawn, then it disappeared for the rest of the day. If you got in at dawn, you could spend all the time you wanted. Your piece would have been perfect ambient music for that place. Very good work! Good piece to mellow out with, too.
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#609007 - 08/01/20 06:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Wow Mario this is a very cool piece of music. There is allot of neat sounds and textures. Well done

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#609031 - 08/01/20 09:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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hi mariod yup great job I could see this in the background of a movie well done eric
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#609197 - 08/02/20 06:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: F.M.M.]
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I want to thank everyone who listened and commented. I greatly appreciate those wonderful comments.
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#609314 - 08/03/20 05:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Yessir, cinematic indeed. Very well put together, love the flute.
I've heard of this island although have not seen any testimonials.

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#609323 - 08/03/20 06:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

Your written introduction to the song made me want to give it a listen, but once I started I couldn’t stop. The song is as mysterious as it’s namesake. Ominous and foreboding . . . as others note very cinematic, very visual. Really interesting piece.

My best to you,

Deej

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#609332 - 08/03/20 06:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Very atmospheric piece, Mario, well matched to your introduction. Nice work.
Regards,
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#609352 - 08/03/20 08:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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Excellent recording. Spooky. Well played.
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#609415 - 08/04/20 11:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: MarioD]
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I am amazed by your ability in creating your instrumentals. The fairytale flute floats nicely in and above the wall of sound. The composition as a whole fits the island story quite aptly.

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#609441 - 08/04/20 04:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: cubanpete]
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Originally Posted By: cubanpete
Yessir, cinematic indeed. Very well put together, love the flute.
I've heard of this island although have not seen any testimonials.

Mike B.


Thanx so much Mike for listening and commenting on this little ditty.
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#609442 - 08/04/20 04:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: Deej56]
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Originally Posted By: Deej56
Mario,

Your written introduction to the song made me want to give it a listen, but once I started I couldn’t stop. The song is as mysterious as it’s namesake. Ominous and foreboding . . . as others note very cinematic, very visual. Really interesting piece.

My best to you,

Deej


Thanx so much Deej!
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#609443 - 08/04/20 04:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Mysterious Island [Re: Leon1]
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Originally Posted By: Leon1
Very atmospheric piece, Mario, well matched to your introduction. Nice work.
Regards,
Leon


Thanx Leon for listening and commenting.
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