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Into The Mist

As per a few suggestions I am posting my write up at the end of this message so that others can form their own visions while listening.

Warning this is a slow ambient song so if that is a genre you do not like you may want to skip this one.

BiaB style - Enlighten - Bright 6/8 UK Pop
Tempo - 60 BPM

I deleted the drum track.
Bass - Kontakt-Kirk Hunter Virtuoso Basses
Piano - Kontakt - Karanyi Polyscape - preset Rise and Shine
Guitar - Synthmaster 2 - preset Cosmic Rip
Strings - Synthmaster - preset - PO Dark Star
Utility chord track - EastWest - Symphonic Choir - Altos
Sections of the chord track were also put through Phasebox into PHDen Mirage - preset Smoothest Strings 5

From their website "Phrasebox is what we at Venomode call a phrase arpeggiator. It's a cross between a MIDI file player, an arpeggiator, and a re-pitcher." Misha put me onto this one so thank you very much Misha!

I am playing via my MIDI keyboard controller the lead sound, Kontakt - Experimental preset Desolate Dones.

As always all comments are welcomed.
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He is walking through the woods on a path that he has walked a million times. But this time he is confronted with a thick wall of mist and fog. Now everyone watching this movie knows that if he goes into the misty fog he will die. But our hero is as dumb as a rock and hears the mist calling him so he enters. Death is swirling around him but he sees a ray of sunshine only to have it cut off. Another ray of sunshine appears but unknown to him it is controlled by evil forces. Consequently he ....... well you know that happens to him.


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Mario,

Like this a lot . . . again, well-titled tune as it truly evokes a misty mood. Had to laugh at "Now everyone watching this movie knows that if he goes into the misty fog he will die. But our hero is as dumb as a rock and hears the mist calling him so he enters." Perfect! Love the production . . . and that choir effect--really nice! Well done!

All my best,

Deej

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Well done Mario, very soothing yet mysterious.
I didn't read your commentary until after the listen and I got the feeling of floating in space connected to the ship only by a thin tether and no jet pack or robot arm to stand on. Utter darkness, utter silence, but around 2:00 the sun begins to peek out from behind the earth.

Great job.


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We're on a somewhat calm sea, close to shore, and we can hear the soft, crashing waves. We begin to feel an uneasiness that can't be explained. Is the island haunted? Are we rowing into danger? We hear heavenly voices calling, but are they sirens tempting us? There is a light as the waves get closer and we approach foggy land. Slowly, silhouetted forms take shape and we know we finally arrived to our home and all of our lost loved ones.

Is that about right, Mario?


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Hi Mario,

Great track, love the mood you set. You are a true master of ambient music in my book, always enjoy listening to your creations.

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Mario,

Excellent New-Age piece.
Dreamscape.
Well mixed.
Any number of documentaries could use this for background...

fj

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Cool song Mario! Very relaxing!!

smile

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Mario, you should be raking in the bucks composing for the cinema and other screen-based productions.

I swear I hear whispers from the dark side after the 2:25 mark.

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SciFi travel music.
Cool,
You are becoming Mr Midi.


Cheers
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Originally Posted By: Deej56
Mario,

Like this a lot . . . again, well-titled tune as it truly evokes a misty mood. Had to laugh at "Now everyone watching this movie knows that if he goes into the misty fog he will die. But our hero is as dumb as a rock and hears the mist calling him so he enters." Perfect! Love the production . . . and that choir effect--really nice! Well done!

All my best,

Deej


Thanx Deej. I'm glad that you both liked the song and that I put a smile on your face.


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Originally Posted By: Bass Thumper
Well done Mario, very soothing yet mysterious.
I didn't read your commentary until after the listen and I got the feeling of floating in space connected to the ship only by a thin tether and no jet pack or robot arm to stand on. Utter darkness, utter silence, but around 2:00 the sun begins to peek out from behind the earth.

Great job.


Steve, that is a great vision. I would have never thought of a space theme for this one. Thanx for listening and commenting.


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Originally Posted By: BabuMusic
We're on a somewhat calm sea, close to shore, and we can hear the soft, crashing waves. We begin to feel an uneasiness that can't be explained. Is the island haunted? Are we rowing into danger? We hear heavenly voices calling, but are they sirens tempting us? There is a light as the waves get closer and we approach foggy land. Slowly, silhouetted forms take shape and we know we finally arrived to our home and all of our lost loved ones.

Is that about right, Mario?


Is that about right! No it is freakin spot on!
That is a great write up.
I think I will place my write ups at the end of my listings like I did on this one. I would really like to know what went others minds while listening.

Thanx for the input!


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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Hi Mario,

Great track, love the mood you set. You are a true master of ambient music in my book, always enjoy listening to your creations.


Thanx so much Dave.

Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Mario,

Excellent New-Age piece.
Dreamscape.
Well mixed.
Any number of documentaries could use this for background...

fj


Thanx for this wonder review Floyd.


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Originally Posted By: David Snyder


Cool song Mario! Very relaxing!!

smile





Thanx so much David.

Originally Posted By: Ezekiel's Storm
Mario, you should be raking in the bucks composing for the cinema and other screen-based productions.

I swear I hear whispers from the dark side after the 2:25 mark.


Thanx for listening and commenting. Unfortunately the only thing I can rake are leaves blush

Originally Posted By: rayc
SciFi travel music.
Cool,
You are becoming Mr Midi.


Thanx Ray.


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Nice - I liked the sound sweeping across the speakers. Spacey.

I didn't think it was quite as dark as you described. Maybe a bit haunting any mysterious, but not really hinting an real danger.

But maybe I'm just like that guy in the movie... wink


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I love your soundscapes.
Perfect track for a BBC documentary about sea life.


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I can imagine the mist on a British moor and the ghost of a lady is inviting me to join her company. Very enjoyable soundscape, I really like the choir and how it is introduced. The chords are magical. The lead sound is haunting. Great production. Now I'm wondering how do I get out of this soothing masterly MIDI mist!?

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Mario.

you continue to blaze new trails.

i completely agree with ezekiels comments.

seriously...another great song mate.

i hope you dont mind me saying it sorta felt like one
was gliding over the land in a glider...and seeing all the little villages below.

just amazeing.

best

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Originally Posted By: dcuny
Nice - I liked the sound sweeping across the speakers. Spacey.

I didn't think it was quite as dark as you described. Maybe a bit haunting any mysterious, but not really hinting an real danger.

But maybe I'm just like that guy in the movie... wink


No David you are not like the guy in the movie. You are spot on in that this is not as dark as I described. Thanx for bringing that up.

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I love your soundscapes.
Perfect track for a BBC documentary about sea life.


Thanx so much. I never thought about a documentary about sea life but you are correct, it would be a good fit. Thanx for that.


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Originally Posted By: jannesan
I can imagine the mist on a British moor and the ghost of a lady is inviting me to join her company. Very enjoyable soundscape, I really like the choir and how it is introduced. The chords are magical. The lead sound is haunting. Great production. Now I'm wondering how do I get out of this soothing masterly MIDI mist!?

Janne


Thanx Janne. Another great idea about the subject matter of this song. I like the idea about getting others' ideas like this one. They give me thoughts about potential songs.

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Mario.

you continue to blaze new trails.

i completely agree with ezekiels comments.

seriously...another great song mate.

i hope you dont mind me saying it sorta felt like one
was gliding over the land in a glider...and seeing all the little villages below.

just amazeing.

best

om


Thanx so much om. Of course I don't mind and in fact I ask for listeners to give me their thought based on this song.


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