Dan McHale

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Actually I was listening to that famous waltz by Shostakovitch, and made this tune on the computer.
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Zwischenphasen is the German word for traditional animated intermediate drawings. In English they're called "inbetweens". That title probably has nothing to do with the content of the song, which is an exercise in building up and tearing away…
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I wanted to compose something like an old 70's TV show theme.
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It's based on a true story. And in the structure I was hoping for enough variation to make it interesting.
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Was trying to get the pulse and just enough lyrics going to drive this forward.
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Wondered what a sugar molecule might look like. It looks like a horse, according to one illustration I saw. Anyhow I wanted to make a composition that might sound like it's being played by a trio.
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Zwischenphasen is the German word for traditional animated intermediate drawings. In English they're called "inbetweens". That title probably has nothing to do with the content of the song, which is an exercise in building up and tearing away…
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Actually I was listening to that famous waltz by Shostakovitch, and made this tune on the computer.
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We heard this melody and could not help but make this our first HITRECORD remix. Thanks to Nick De Augustine for the inspiration. Our style is centred around Vocal harmony and Beatbox. Building on Nicks guitar we created a 3:45 track filled…read more
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2011 One of my favorite songs I've recorded. An amalgamated tribute to; 80's Crimson, Andy Summers and Peter Gabriel.
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This song has been hobbling around half-written in my psyche for eons, and it took the RPM Challenge to finally finish it! Like many of my generation, my first peek into the world of women (and what they looked like under their clothes) was National…read more
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Rough, hoping to have time to rerecord elements (especially vocals) before the end of the month.
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Wondered what a sugar molecule might look like. It looks like a horse, according to one illustration I saw. Anyhow I wanted to make a composition that might sound like it's being played by a trio.
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Guest said

cool track man.congrats!

At least, I think it's a sonata, if a very short one. I did it as an assignment in a music theory class I took in 2011.
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richardlaceves said

a cool noon indeed! very nice, love the pause at 1:30 or so,,, nice use of time,,,,, r

At least, I think it's a sonata, if a very short one. I did it as an assignment in a music theory class I took in 2011.
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corbinSound said

mm

A friend of mine lives in Berlin. He's described a train journey to Stockholm, and back. (presumably this involves a boat too).
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James Michael Taylor said

Like this very much. Can hear many voices added to it. Build with choir and drums and strings.

I composed this piece thinking a lot about the 8th symphony of Shostakovich. And I was also thinking of the 5/4 time of Lalo Schifrin's Mission Impossible theme.
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Guest said

a gem worth stealing a listen

I’m an animator and visual artist. Meaning I paint pictures on canvas in addition to doing digital animation on a computer. Musically my only instruments are my voice and Garageband.

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