Hey guys, I'ma electro musician trying to get out their a little so please give it a listen and criticize as much as you want.
I've decided this will not be the "final" release of the demo, thus making the current download and stream a "Beta". Going to have another go mixing all of the tracks again (some minor and major edits) stay tuned in about 2-3 weeks for an update
-- Stream and download is below this hefty text blurb
I haven't definitely given it the green light yet, but I think this will be my demo. I have spend some god damn time composing, producing, and mixing these songs so I feel like I should just let them off into the internets. I wish I could go though and knock out every flaw in them but I have done as far as I can with my current hardware and skillset. As soon as I go in thinking "I'll just increase the mids of the piano" or something then export it all goes to shit. And the frustrating fact that I've got to export every time I want to listen cause my laptop can't handle the CPU strain of playback: it takes forever.
So I think it's fair to just let them go, or is it? I'm not sure if their good enough yet? But it's just a demo! That's what they all say . All these questions and more! I also need to find away to expand the demographic some how, because believe it or not, I get most of my hits from blogging on Giantbomb, yep.
Here's the run down on the four tracks on the demo:
Sonata of demise : The pop song of the album. "Easily my best track" is what people are saying, probably my favourite too. The only track on the demo to include vocals. It takes alot of influence from one of my favourite producers, Yasutaka Nataka, who is king of J-pop electro. But my brother has made comparisons to Fred Falke, Alan Braxe and Calvin Harris. One problem, the name sucks.
You, me and the sky: The oldest and longest out of the track on the demo. It's a very dynamic song that goes through J-electro, Deep House and Maximal. Think Shinichi Osawa-meets-Pryda-meets-De De Mouse
Say Sorry: This was the stage I was at when I was completely obsessed with De De Mouse -- "Dancing Horse On My Notes" (mind blowing song). Focuses quite alot on the drums
Lesbian Milk: Anything but a serious attempt, yet is something usually completely different from what I do. Hardcore House. I don't have alot to say for this one, it's different :/
Anyway here is the high quality stream of the entire demo
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And download at glorious 320 kbps mp3! Here:
I'd love to hear anything in the comments. Thanks!