Discovery

Studio Notes

Discovery has several distinguishable parts that describe a story of a crew aboard a ship sailing the sea in search of a new life. This could be an allegory for the huge life changing events that happened between 1998 to 2004.

The escape from England UK to start a new life in the Netherlands, the first difficult year unemployed and somewhat home sick, the culture clash, the social isolation – all of this had an impact on my psyche.

The greatest thing happened in 2003 and that was marrying my fiancee of 5 years, it was a vividly memorable time especially since Ilona-Ruby had been walked down the aisle by her father to Kyria.

Discovery didn’t take very long to make, taking approximately a week to compose. No time was spent in post production- as I was not actually aware of how to do that on my clunky studio set-up. The recording had been done in one single take from the instruments playing in realtime from the computer sequencer.

I hope to be able to re-record Discovery at some point to be able to do it the justice it deserves, production-wise.

  • 00:00 – The Adventureous Ones 
  • 02:00 – Goodbye 
  • 02:35 – Calm Waters 
  • 04:45 – Storm on the Horizon 
  • 05:20 – Riding the High Tides 
  • 07:02 – Drifting 
  • 07:35 – The Glorious New Land

Equipment used

  • Roland XP60 Workstation
  • Korg Z1 Synth
  • Korg Triton Classic Workstation
  • Nord Rack I Synth
  • Emu ESI4000 Turbo Sampler
  • Mackie 1604 VLZ PRO Mixer
  • Emagic AMT8 MIDI Patchbay
  • Lexicon MPX 100 Digital Processor
  • PC 933Mhz Celeron 1GB
  • Terratec EWX 24/96 Soundcard
  • Performed By: Redheat
  • Album UPC: 194171475498
  • ISRC: ushm21987501
  • Label: Sonic Soundscapes
  • Released: 2006-01-01 (First release 2004)
  • BPM: 140
  • Year: 2006
  • Genre: New Age, Symphonic Electronica

Artwork

Discovery

by KittyPitty+ai

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