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This is my second instalment for the RPM Challenge 2021. A playful use of synths as a backdrop for some reflective lyrics. I wrote the song today ....out of the blue :). Thanks to anyone who listens (especially if you make it to the end…
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Newbold said

you asked about my synth in that song I made--- it is not analog usually I record the midi notes as well as the audio notes. - Here this Into Blue -- is great I like these words that are matching the song sounds,.. so lost in the way of thought and time.

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Song #3 for the RPM Challenge 2021. A reflection on being an amateur musician and loving it. Thanks for listening. Onward!!!
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Newbold said

that is a great beat here it reminds me of an early industrial song I used to listen to by front 242,.. I really like the meanings and layers of meaning... going on with these lyrics- that underbeat demands action for the denial - yeah

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Song 5 for the RPM Challenge. Building tunes around an incessant bass line is oddly appealing to me. This is a bit of a dystopian song of sorts. Thanks to anyone who listens! Take me to the river and hold me under water Bow down beside…
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Newbold said

I hear that bass line under it all,.. like a river dripping out of the sky.

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My first entry for RPM challenge 2021. A kind of depressing love song. Thanks for listening! Got to get them done :). 9 more to go.
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Newbold said

I like this energy --- "and your hollow follower that changes like a new wind in the night."

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Song 1 for the RPM Challenge. Wanted to feature an incessant base line inspired by The Smoke.
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Newbold said

great chill song - I like the whole thing --- "when my fire burns my mind -it blinds me to your falling heart." :)

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My 7th song for the 2022 RPM challenge. This one is a bit more pensive and slow moving. I always love adding harmony. I was thinking of Bjork (who I love) when I wrote it. I included some flute so my sister can play along next time we jam…
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avantyarde said

Very nice work and a beautiful voice.

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Well...This is song #10 for my 2022 RPM challenge- the final track for my "album". It's a bit like two songs that found each other somehow. That makes for a very long track! eek. Thank you to everyone who has been listening to my songs...it…
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Andrew Russe said

Utterly magnificent set of tracks. Wonderful stuff.

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Song 1 for the RPM Challenge. Wanted to feature an incessant base line inspired by The Smoke.
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Andrew Russe said

This is the only one I hadn't commented on already or favourited already. I wanted to favourite them all again :)

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Song 1 for the RPM Challenge. Wanted to feature an incessant base line inspired by The Smoke.
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Salman Ahad said

That combination of your vocals and the instrumentals is fascinating; your voice has a noir feel to it but then that bass line and drums that come in midway take the track in a completely different direction!

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My 7th song for the 2022 RPM challenge. This one is a bit more pensive and slow moving. I always love adding harmony. I was thinking of Bjork (who I love) when I wrote it. I included some flute so my sister can play along next time we jam…
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Guest said

Smooth and silky. I feel compelled to finish listening to the whole album as it is absolutely ear candy. Wonderful work:)

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Song 2 for the RPM Challenge. Wrote this at the piano and then had fun trying all sorts of spontaneous vocal harmonies. Switching time signatures for the chorus made for some challenging recording!
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Guest said

Great harmonies! And you've a great voice! Been at it a while?

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Well...This is song #10 for my 2022 RPM challenge- the final track for my "album". It's a bit like two songs that found each other somehow. That makes for a very long track! eek. Thank you to everyone who has been listening to my songs...it…
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Guest said

So pretty and sweet

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Song 1 for the RPM Challenge. Wanted to feature an incessant base line inspired by The Smoke.
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Spazsquatch said

Am I allowed to comment twice? So tasty. This could easily be one of the best songs I have heard in a few years.

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The calluses from all this bass playing are coming along nicely! This is another RPM song (song 6) where I built the song from a little bass riff. The lyrics include some quotes and/or references - pick them out and win a prize (ha ha…
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Spazsquatch said

If you perform, and I find myself in Montreal this summer, I need to check out that show! What an amazing collection you've put together as part of RPM challenge.

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My 7th song for the 2022 RPM challenge. This one is a bit more pensive and slow moving. I always love adding harmony. I was thinking of Bjork (who I love) when I wrote it. I included some flute so my sister can play along next time we jam…
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Spazsquatch said

Ohhhh, this I like a lot! I hear the Bjork, but I'm also getting a lot of a Sade vibe during the verse, which is a peanut butter and chocolate combination that I would have never expected. I want more!

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Song 9# for my RPM 2022. I don't know how it happened, but I ended up with a bit of an alternative quasi-delta blues here. I walk a lot of country roads at night so..... The harmonies were fun. Thanks to anyone who listens! Onward…
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Spazsquatch said

Dig the variety of styles track to track with your voice being the only obvious connective tissue. This is a nice take on the Delta Blues style, clear influence, but it doesn’t seems derivative or like a pastiche.

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Well...This is song #10 for my 2022 RPM challenge- the final track for my "album". It's a bit like two songs that found each other somehow. That makes for a very long track! eek. Thank you to everyone who has been listening to my songs...it…
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Spazsquatch said

This is really interesting. Beautiful harmony, and I like how light the production is without being simple. BTW, thanks for the listens and comments. I just kept on cranking away on FAWM, but I appreciated them.

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Well...This is song #10 for my 2022 RPM challenge- the final track for my "album". It's a bit like two songs that found each other somehow. That makes for a very long track! eek. Thank you to everyone who has been listening to my songs...it…
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Dweeb said

Beautiful. It's interesting that you can look at the visualizer and SEE where they first find each other. Your album is really the highlight of this year's RPM for me.

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Well...This is song #10 for my 2022 RPM challenge- the final track for my "album". It's a bit like two songs that found each other somehow. That makes for a very long track! eek. Thank you to everyone who has been listening to my songs...it…
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Greg Connor said

It’s been a fun February listening to both you and Andrew Russe achieve your goals. You have ended up with 10 songs, well crafted and recorded in a way that makes them interesting. Well done!

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Song 9# for my RPM 2022. I don't know how it happened, but I ended up with a bit of an alternative quasi-delta blues here. I walk a lot of country roads at night so..... The harmonies were fun. Thanks to anyone who listens! Onward…
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oldfolks2 said

Absolutely Love this ........ I could see Plant and Krauss doing this one .....

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