Compo Status :: Round 87 Voting :: Ending 2014-11-06 00:00:00 *CST () :: 2 Votes

Voting for Round 87

Instructions: Listen to each entry in the current round, keeping track of those you like best. Using the Top 5 Vote menu below, choose your top 5 favorites and assign them each a rank.

Round 87 Entries
Author Title
collet litle air
Din All Day Before All Saints' Day
ballacr75 Do you like wave?
JustinCredible Siding Spring
Carbonthief Good Morning
Ahornberg City Train
directionless Just Another Day
chunter Speed of What
A-Lin Bungy Jump
Airmann Pillar Of Cloud And Fire
Completed Voting (2 / 10)
Author A-Lin
Title Bungy Jump
MP3 Link https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2987665/sdc84_A-Lin_BungyJump.ogg
Filename sdc87_A-Lin-A-Lin_BungyJump.xrns
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Authors' Notes

This song tells the story of my bungee jump from last May.

The experience what strong, not to say traumatizing. The first part describes how I felt before and during the jump (you may hear something that evokes the pins and needles feeling, as I felt it all over my body like never before). After the jump I spent the next 3 days in a weird state, almost every action I would do would come with the question "Am I gonna survive?", like if I want to shut down the door I would spend a fraction of second double checking if that action
wouldn't kill me. The nights where equally strange, consisting of recursive psychedelic dreams about my jump. The third night, as I started feeling better, I heard the main theme of the song in my dream, almost notes for notes, with the same techno style I tried to reproduce.

Each part has a meaning intended:

0:00 - 1:42 Before the jump
1:42 - 1:55 During the jump
1:55 - 2:36 I survived
2:36 - 2:51 Post-jump madness
2:51 - 3:17 I can't get quiet
3:17 - 4:39 I survived, life goes on
4:39 - 4:46 I still feel those pins and needles though

Enjoy!

Comments

Comment by Ahornberg on 2014-10-31 13:38:27

this is incredible ... i can really feel your increasing heartbeat before the jump ... your track is really, really different and so personal!

Comment by directionless on 2014-10-31 14:35:43

I'll say this much -- you always do such creative ideas. Great intro atmosphere. All the timing mash-ups are really cool. I like that bassline sound. Once your backup harmony elements come into play around 3:50 it gets a lot more pscyhed. Prior to that, the main lead is rather simple and dry sounding for A-lin. Could have expected a more articulated beautiful arp or something. Still lots of supporting atmosphere. Sorry I didn't join you in an attempt at pseudo J-core. One of these days I'll get off the slow BPM train.

Comment by JustinCredible on 2014-10-31 14:52:13

Very creative idea - for me especially the first part also worked to get sucked into the mood - as i am listening to all the tunes on my headphones.


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