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Reviews for "Alchemist Apprentice"

Alchemist Apprentice
by Snowflake
Recommends (22)
Sat, Feb 10, 2024 @ 9:52 PM

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Darkroom
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permalink   Sat, Feb 10, 2024 @ 9:55 PM
lol, we could have just collaborated since I got you and you got me! Love the remix deeply and am honored. You captured the mellow home style sound the original samples were meant for. Also, strong message with your story and vocals. Thank you and will now replay again!
 
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permalink   Darkroom Sat, Feb 10, 2024 @ 10:07 PM
Just listened to this again and it is soooo deliciously good with perfect ingredients!
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sat, Feb 10, 2024 @ 10:08 PM
listening to your mix again right now!! i love that we’re hanging out in this room together listening to each other at the same time. i really love everything about your mix!! i’d be happy if i got you every secret mixter (and if you got me!!) :D
 
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permalink   Darkroom Sat, Feb 10, 2024 @ 11:28 PM
Thank you and I feel the same way. I actually have another remix I made but chose this one instead, but will upload the other one in due time.
Apoxode
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permalink   Sat, Feb 10, 2024 @ 10:48 PM
Awesome new Snowflake song!
A benefit to Secret Mixters is we get a new song by Snowflake, and this one is super special :)
I am relieved you were able to record, and I am also grateful to John Jones for helping you out.
Always a moment of kismet when people get each other in the secret mixters :)
I was moved by your lyrics and appreciate the perspective you brought — it helped me to understand more with your description.
I hope this song inspires others who got shackled like that, it’s got to be the hardest thing to break away from.
Much to kindness to you and Darkroom (and John Jones) :)

 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:04 PM
Thank you for your incredibly kind feedback Apoxode! I’m also relieved I had enough improvement in my hands to do a bit of editing and mixing, with special help from John Jones.

Now that you’ve said it, I too hope others can break free of whatever shackles them, and maybe listening may just help them make the leap.

Your support means so much!
texasradiofish
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permalink   Sat, Feb 10, 2024 @ 11:28 PM
Clever analogy between medieval chemical philosophy of transmutation and changing personal pain into strength.

Smart and creative, too.

Ed Pick!
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:07 PM
Thank you for receiving the meaning of this song! And the Ed Pick, wow, I’m blushing with gratitude *∵*
Bluemillenium
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 12:05 AM
It’s all about secrets, and yours is a wonderful one. Bravo to you and your contributors for this work.
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:08 PM
Merci beaucoup mon ami! Vous êtes vraiment gentil.
ScOmBer
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 1:11 AM
We are all students of life and serving an apprenticeship in this world..love this Em, and never stop growing. Such nice instrumentation sounds great
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:09 PM
Thank you Scomber! Your words resonate in my heart. Indeed, never stop growing. ccMixter helps make certain of that. Hugs!
Radioontheshelf
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 1:12 AM
I have always been grateful to have been born a man even though I have not always acted like one. I suppose the great divide between the sexes came about because of thousands of years of male domination based on physical strength. Now in more enlightened times we men still find it hard to give up a little of our power to the fairer species but at least we are now trying although Fred Flintstone can still be found pulling Wilma around by her hair!

As to the music, well as always it’s up there in thought and tone
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:14 PM
Thank you for your thoughtful words my friend. Observing the wild animals here on Kauai I’m learning about our species’ evolution, having emerged from the animal kingdom. The male roosters and feral cats are viciously violent with each other, fighting for dominance. Fred Flinstone is a caveman so I guess he didn’t move far from primate behavior hahahah

There are matriarchal societies however, elephants for one. Their intelligence and wisdom is inspiring. And they are usually quite peaceful animals, except when protecting their young from danger. So perhaps humanity can learn a thing or two from them (instead of pushing them to extinction).

Thanks for listening and understanding.

Peace.
Joel Frijters
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 4:48 AM
There is no ‘just’ about you Snowflake!!! :D

You have returned the favour with tears finding their way down my cheeks this time.

Suffice it to say thank you! :D
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:15 PM
My friend thank you for receiving the depths of my heart into yours. Your artistry is so rich — your words have great meaning for me.
SackJo22
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 8:24 AM
Masterful expression of tenderness, process, healing and hope. Great use of Darkroom’s guitar and overall beautiful work Emily.
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:15 PM
Thank you dear friend. So grateful for this journey and our sweet connection.
spinningmerkaba
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 10:02 AM
Magical!
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:15 PM
Thanks J! xxx
Anchor
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 2:17 PM
Smooth and lovely, lyrical vocal evocation…secretly veiling a deep and powerful message.Thanks!
 
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permalink   Snowflake Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 3:16 PM
Thank you for listening Anchor, and for your thoughtful feedback. So joyful to have your music with us!
7OOP3D
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permalink   Sun, Feb 11, 2024 @ 7:45 PM
Again a true masterpiece.
Rewob
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permalink   Mon, Feb 12, 2024 @ 2:21 AM
What a superb song. Beautifully crafted weave of instruments and vocals, perfectly balanced bathing my senses.
Admiral Bob
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permalink   Mon, Feb 12, 2024 @ 8:39 PM
We are always still in the process of becoming who we are. Whether it is alchemy. apprenticeship. who knows - but we’re always still in a state of becoming. Thanks for capturing that so beautifully.
Kara Square
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permalink   Wed, Feb 21, 2024 @ 9:32 AM
What a moving piece… I love how it is your story, but the universal appeal is immense. It really gets me thinking about my “secret name.” And the arrangement is perfect… perfect for contemplation. I adore John Jones’ acoustic guitar solo. And, as always, your voice is divine.