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Turdus merula aka blackbird
by HaveMercy
Recommends (15)
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

Uses samples from:

 
CiggiBurns
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permalink   Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 1:12 PM
I’m totally beguiled by this. I love your treatment of the vocal and there’s a dreamy, hallucinatory quality to your b/t that beautifully captures the atmosphere of the garden at dusk and setting your imagination free. Thank you so much for mixing this one.
 
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permalink   HaveMercy Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 11:11 PM
Hi M, very glad you liked it. The way you described it makes me think i sorta created what i aimed for. Thanks for your pella, it was great fun to get restarted remixing again.
panu
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permalink   Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 2:53 PM
seems you’ve woven snippets of dreams together with the instruments on this excellent upload… a wonderful way to make your way back to ccM, the perfect gift in hand… .
 
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permalink   HaveMercy Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 11:13 PM
Thank you Panu for your really kind words.
Speck
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permalink   Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 4:43 PM
Beautifully poetic soundscape. I like it very much. So much so that, in the same way that Ciggi ‘made you’ do it, I feel like I no longer ‘have to’.

By the way I searched turdus merula and found this - xeno-canto.org
There are over 2000 (15 hours worth) blackbird recordings. I assume there are every other species as well. As far as I can tell the recordings are cc licensed but mostly non-derivatively (can’t use them in a mix), still, an impressive collection that’s fun to explore.
 
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permalink   Snowflake Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 9:32 PM
i love the way your mind works. :)
 
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permalink   HaveMercy Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 11:17 PM
Thanks for taking the time to listen and comment. Then:
1: don’t use me as an excuse for not using Ciggi’s pella
2: i have a few cd recordings of European bird sounds. I would recommend anyone to put a cd like that on every once in a while. It’s very relaxing. :-)
3: thanks for the site, i’ll check it out.
Snowflake
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permalink   Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 9:31 PM
i love the use of the freesound samples….a lovely ambient mix full of mystical moments.
 
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permalink   HaveMercy Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 11:19 PM
Thanks for your nice comment Mrs. Sorry i missed your husbands Bd opportunity, but i heard some beautifull things came out of it.
 
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permalink   Snowflake Wed, Jul 9, 2014 @ 1:35 PM
oh that is so kind! yes, beautiful tracks…..i’d always love more mixes just in case you’re interested :)
Kara Square
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permalink   Wed, Jul 9, 2014 @ 10:24 AM
Relaxing, beautiful… I adore the slow, deliberate build of this… This is incredibly dream-like… a dream I’d like to have… maybe do some flying with the blackbirds…
SackJo22
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permalink   Wed, Jul 9, 2014 @ 9:51 PM
Really nice transitions. I was first lost in the beautiful spaces you left in the music, when I suddenly found myself drifting along a stream of groove and sound. Beautiful work. Bravo!
keytronic
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permalink   Thu, Jul 10, 2014 @ 1:44 PM
Great ideas - the rhythm drives me nuts (meant in a positive way).
Great work - without mercy. ;-)
tethia
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permalink   Fri, Jul 18, 2014 @ 1:58 PM
Beautiful work! Rather gabrielesque I’d say :-)
colab
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permalink   Thu, Sep 4, 2014 @ 8:05 PM
now this is nice. I haven’t visited ccM in, well, in a while; and here you are.
your music always connected with me, and this track is an excellent example of that, simultaneously bringing me way back and being an example of very current music. I’ve missed that.