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Reviews for "Take The First Plunge"

Take The First Plunge
by Speck
Recommends (18)
Tue, Feb 21, 2012 @ 11:30 AM

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Admiral Bob
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permalink   Tue, Feb 21, 2012 @ 12:29 PM
I don’t know much about electribes. But the mix sounds fascinating. Before the drums kick in, I hear what sounds like vintage sci-fi effects (from the days of Starlost, Dr. Who, etc.)

Which sounds in this come from it?
 
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permalink   Speck Tue, Feb 21, 2012 @ 3:59 PM
Everything but the vocals, the trumpet and those drums in the second half comes from the electribe. It’s basically a drum sequencer but there are oscillator, amp and delay knobs you can play with (ten in all) in real time and in combination (more than one at a time) to tweak the sound. It’s a lot of fun.

Now I have to google Starlost. I thought I knew all the old sci-fi shows.
 
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permalink   Speck Tue, Feb 21, 2012 @ 4:11 PM
Hmm… yeah, never heard of it. Put in my netflix queue, along with Quark, another one I was not aware of. I could use some light entertainment. Just finished season two of Breaking Bad. Man that’s dark. But I can’t seem to turn away.
colab
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permalink   Tue, Feb 21, 2012 @ 4:29 PM
Ahh now. This … well, this is just what I needed to hear. Something familiar, something new; and as result a flame of sorts was kindled.

Thanks for sharing.
texasradiofish
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permalink   Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 1:14 AM
Scary
panu
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permalink   Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 3:17 AM
fascinating mix, excellent sound on ejc’s voice!
 
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permalink   ejc Thu, Feb 23, 2012 @ 12:14 PM
Thank you, Panu- you are always so supportive of my poetry. I love your music, uniquely you.Emily
Jeris
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permalink   Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 11:06 AM
I had a roommate once that had a bunch of electribes. Pretty cool stuff. Listening to this one put me in a trance.
TheDICE
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permalink   Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 11:11 AM
A very interesting mix, as usual.
congrats, Speck
CiggiBurns
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permalink   Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 3:57 PM
I can’t stop listening but I’m not sure why! Your track has the effect on me of stopping the need for thought - as if it’s filling my brain and carrying out some new process. It’s about time something new happened there. ejc’s writing is excellent, as usual.
SackJo22
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permalink   Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 8:53 PM
Enjoyed in a hypnotic way.
VickyDan
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permalink   Thu, Feb 23, 2012 @ 12:06 AM
Very special, but very intense …. You apart, by your unique style ….
Jacob Nowak
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permalink   Thu, Feb 23, 2012 @ 6:34 PM
Hypnotized me. Noir and avant-garde electronic music. Interesting.
timberman
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permalink   Sat, Feb 25, 2012 @ 4:49 AM
This was good. Especially with headphones.
CSoul
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permalink   Wed, Feb 29, 2012 @ 4:09 AM
A travel with you is original ”Speckish trippy” like this.
peace