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Nina's Flute

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This is our little bundle of joy now grown up to be 10 years old. She took up the flute this year at school and this is her first effort in front of my microphone.
She decided on the flute after watching some vids of Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull.

I recorded 3 minutes of her playing and then cut it all up and put it back together again. I added some noise to go with it and this is the resulting piece.
Of course, I just love it.
I’ve seen my kids faces light up before, you know, Santa, Easter Bunny, fireworks, etc, but I never saw the expression I saw when I put some reverb on her flute.
My face lit up when she said “it’s in B flat Daddy”.
Hopefully, by next year we can start doing some rock and roll.

So enjoy Nina’s Flute

Proud Daddy

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lgh said

This is great! She has got a handle on the instrument, and this is a fun/enjoyable listen. You must be so proud of her!!!! Bravo LG

Guest said

This is truly fantastic! What a magical, ethereal sound! Love it.

Guest said

AWESOME! ~ Michael

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Reefwalker said

The flute gives this song such a great feel, Good song !

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alexisfromtexas said

Trippy & mezmorizing. Took me away for a bit there. Thanks for the meditative experience.

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Rick Phillips said

Go Nina! Thanks for the comment on "Race"!

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sixmilewide said

real nice track Geas, The kids are our future!

Guest said

Really like the sounds and beat with this too.

Guest said

wow this is really good!!!!!!!!!!!! What a talent!

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Mrs. Nussbaum's Credit Card said

this is great!

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Tharek Ali Mokbul said

This is Amazing man!! Talent must be genetic!

Guest said

Yeah, very cool. You need to record some more of this kid. This reminds me of the hookah smoking caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland.

Guest said

Oh my. Makes me want to follow it's an eerie but compelling light! Can't wait to hear more!

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Endicott Road said

I completely understand your reaction. My youngest has three favorite songs of mine we used to sing together. She's all of 14 and too grown up to admit it, but she still loves the songs. And I still smile thinking about it. Nice work on the effects. Tell Nina she plays very well for her age. And the more she plays the more she'll enjoy it and the more others will enjoy hearing her play. Big regards. ER

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Jason Earls said

cool blend of sounds!

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Galileo's Cough Drop said

Awesome playing and mix! Actually reminds me a bit of some of the stuff from Meat Beat Manifesto's "At The Centre" and "Off Centre" albums, and that's a good thing. :)

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launched said

That's just the bee's knees! Wonderful playing, Nina, and choice effects, dad - Far out!

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Norm said

Nice work, Nina! My 12 year old son plays the flute as well, and Ian Anderson is a huge hit around our house too. Great collaboration.

Guest said

That be good be. Mighty cool.

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kirklynch said

Lovely stuff Nina! Keep it up!

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kavin. said

Heheh, the first few trill notes sound like the intro to Cross Eyed Mary.

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Mr Sandbags said

That's brilliant!

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kavin. said

Great great! Keep up the flautation. Learning an instrument will reward you the rest of your life!

Guest said

Wow Nina, very nice indeed. This has a rain forest feel to it, I like Dad's sound effects as well. Looking forward to hearing more from you. Love Bethan x

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Johnny Stone said

Nice one mate, kids are what it's all about.

Guest said

Go Nina!