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Whistling up my Sleeve

 
uploaded: Sun, Sep 13, 2020 @ 5:24 AM
byCalling Sister Midnight
Featuringmwic
length3:28
BPM110
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I was paired with mwic. I used a selection of his pells and one of his musical samples.

I took the pellas and slowed them down and reduced the pitch just a bit so the words could be understood. I selected phrases that I thought had resonance for me from the pells. As a background mesh I selected one burst of phrases and reversed the audio.

As a nod to the Firefly context, I wasn’t happy with the audio when I searched for “firefly,” and prosaic “zap” sounds just wouldn’t do, so I decided to grab a freesound.org cricket sample and slow that down, too.

At this point, I decided that mwic’s sample called “scales” sounded like an intro, and I thought it would be interesting to put the song into the interior of a car, like it’s someone who has paused on the way to work in a thunderstorm.

By this time I fully committed to the cinematic aspect of the remix so I had to find someone’s tuneless whistle to round out the samples.

Plus, from freesound.org

237729_flathill_rain-and-thunder-4
362404_trouby_cricket
98195_grrlrighter_whistling
 

"Whistling up my Sleeve"
by Calling Sister Midnight

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