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Proteus [I]

Spun around like a seer’s needle
A philosopher so lost in his riddle
Tries to speak but no longer able
Drifting in the deepest dream


This one took me a while [years!] to complete - how did it come out?

Freesound samples used:

22412daveincamasearly-morning-on-yaquina-bay

Note/MPT: 8/19/12 – I wasn’t totally happy with the original mix, so I recorded it again. If people think the old mix sounded better, let me know and I’ll put it back.

Note/MPT 9/1/12: Lauren Grubb helped me clean up the mix further. I’ve uploaded that version now. I think it got the levels sounding better on speakers, without overcooking things.

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John LaSala's avatar
John LaSala said

Love it, Michael!!

Guest said

Sorry, I just left a message with no name. Best of luck, Dave T.

Guest said

Different! Me likes different! The intro is strong but when the drums come in, they’re non produced. If there’s Bass, it’s hard to tell. more bottom and big on the drums working together on that riff I think, would sound awesome. Vocal levels are not consistent. Great vocal though, I’m a fan!

The Old Grey Wolf Ltd Co's avatar
The Old Grey Wolf Ltd Co said

:) Production sounds good, clean!!

Johnny Stone's avatar
Johnny Stone said

Nice one very cool.

AMUC's avatar
AMUC said

I re-recorded Proteus [I] to try and get the levels better. How does it sound now? Any feedback would be appreciated.

CMOR's avatar
CMOR said

The title drew me in… It goes from a vibe that sounds like electronic ‘Yes’ and then takes on a Dylan-esque quality… Fun!

Guest said

Brilliantly pieced together. Awesome track!

Guest said

Whoa love how this starts

The Old Grey Wolf Ltd Co's avatar
The Old Grey Wolf Ltd Co said

Cool, great prog rock track, I like extended works.

kirklynch's avatar
kirklynch said

Wow! Thanks to Tess for pointing this one out. Great piece of work! Mix sounds really good in cans

Guest said

An 8 minute adventure - just great! Love the traditional folk flavours in your melody.