[Music] Tabula Rasa

This is a more down-beat, semi-acoustic, easy-listening pop track — just waiting for lyrics and vocals. For those interested, the primary chord progression is A, F#m7, Fmaj7, Esus7 – E. It’s a somewhat melancholy progression, suited to subtly-changing ostinati, and lightly-improvised piano and bass lines.

There are lots of Guitar Rig effects at play in this one, mutilating sounds from FM8, Massive, Battery, Kontakt, and Absynth. Guitar Rig has become my go-to VST effect — even though I don’t actually use guitars all that much in my music!

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[Music] Skyclad

Ah, synthpop! Ah, 7/8! I have a fondness for both, and so it seemed only natural to bring them together.

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