Genre/Style: Trance (Funky Trance)
Creative Vision for the Track: The drum keeps a heart beat rhythm as the funky bass tests to see if you’re alive by whether you bob your head to it or not. It doesn’t show in audio form but the section with the really fast trills that comes up in piano or screamland synth at sections looks a lot like an EKG in a sound program which I thought was a cool touch.
The synth was originally Saxophone - which is/was nice in it’s own way in the slower parts but I ran into 2 issues. 1) The Saxophone conflicted with the baseline either drowning it out or being too quiet to carry its weight over the baseline. 2) Saxophone also cannot perform the EKG sections - it takes too long to make a noise at 4.5 notes per beat and kind made this sad, sickly dying rodent noise of puffs with the occasionally muted “squeak toot” instead and I don’t think the world is ready for dying rodent saxophone trance… I sure know I’m not… ^_^.
I’m going to work on a “unplugged” ish version with the EKG’s restricted to piano and the sax put back in with an acoustic baseline.
Composition Details (Tempo, Key, Main Chords etc): D Sharp Major - 4/4 - 120 Tempo
First time playing with the EQ in Garageband as well to affect the sound of instruments and used the wheels on my KORG to adjust certain parts mid playing.
Main Instruments used:
3 Scremoland Synth
90’s Synth backing up the baseline
2 Grand Pianos
and 2 Rock Drum kits