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dmgtz96

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We might as well have a space where you can drop off your random, music-related thoughts!

Chase Childhood Monsters is one of Airwave's hardest tracks, and it's too bad that it only has maybe 1.5k listens total on YouTube. It's an undiscovered masterpiece.
 
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My best friend was over a few days ago, and said she wants to try creating "lo-fi trance" with me at one point. Don't really have any idea what that would sound like at this point, or if it would even make sense, but it might be worth a shot.
 

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Has anyone actually done that? Sounds better than @dmgtz96 past suggestion to combine mumble rap and trance i'll give you that.
LOL I forgot I suggested this

I don't remember why I suggested that, since I never really had a "mumble rap phase," and that sounds like a terrible idea
 

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My best friend was over a few days ago, and said she wants to try creating "lo-fi trance" with me at one point. Don't really have any idea what that would sound like at this point, or if it would even make sense, but it might be worth a shot.
That would basically be melodic techno
 

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I don't remember why I suggested that, since I never really had a "mumble rap phase," and that sounds like a terrible idea

Think it was some form of awful hip-hop, you may have even mentioned k-pop. Whatever it was, it was horrible.
 
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dmgtz96

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Think it was some form of awful hip-hop, you may have even mentioned k-pop. Whatever it was, it was horrible.
Probably kpop. That is still something I'd like to see, but it hasn't happened yet. They did some 90s r&b and UK garage, but no trance specifically
 

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Think it was some form of awful hip-hop, you may have even mentioned k-pop. Whatever it was, it was horrible.
I ended up taking a break from kpop btw. It was a fun 2-year streak, but now I'm in the mood of listening to the music I enjoyed before I got into that. Tried to set up a playlist with JOOF-style progressive psytrance, but no success :p also tried to make a playlist for more melodic, non-steroid modern trance, and even that has been pretty difficult

These days I've been more into rock/metal/non-Korean and non-American pop. So Mexican pop and Chinese pop are ok.
 

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Chase Childhood Monsters is one of Airwave's hardest tracks, and it's too bad that it only has maybe 1.5k listens total on YouTube. It's an undiscovered masterpiece.
I've listened to Bright Lines now (FINALLY!), and I have to say that while Chase Childhood Monsters is a good track, I think The Long Road to Freedom is a much much better track overall. It's a much more complete piece of work, and in a style Airwave has no business being so good at.

Another thought that popped up was, he'd be so good at psybient, as well as making Banco de Gaia-ish ethnically inspired music.
 
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In addition to the previous post, Airwave's Dark Lines is also pretty damn good. Lots of good, strong tracks; there's no bad one! I love the foreign/ethnic influences in some of the tracks. Perhaps Airwave's point of maturity as an artist, even though it might not be his absolute best (or my favourite) album.
 
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My best friend was over a few days ago, and said she wants to try creating "lo-fi trance" with me at one point. Don't really have any idea what that would sound like at this point, or if it would even make sense, but it might be worth a shot.
Just progressive trance with overbearing vinyl crackle and tape warble effects on everything.
 
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In addition to the previous post, Airwave's Dark Lines is also pretty damn good. Lots of good, strong tracks; there's no bad one! I love the foreign/ethnic influences in some of the tracks. Perhaps Airwave's point of maturity as an artist, even though it might not be his absolute best (or my favourite) album.
I listened Dark Lines for the first time in ages during last summer. My thoughts with it was basically this is as serious and profound as trance can get. An album which is really well done and I think "mature" is a really good adjective to describe it. I too think L-Vee has done better albums, but stylistically Dark Lines really stands out.

And I personally think it started a really good era in Airwave catalogue, the next few years were excellent.
 
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You didn’t listen enough to get your own Wrapped this year, but you can find out what everyone else listened to most in this playlist.
 
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Progrez

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Fair point 😂

Can't remember if anyone's tried that above 135 bpm though.
My best friend was over a few days ago, and said she wants to try creating "lo-fi trance" with me at one point. Don't really have any idea what that would sound like at this point, or if it would even make sense, but it might be worth a shot.
I think there might be some industrial techno that might have that high bpm. Also, I think chicane might have already tried the lo-fi trance
 
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Electronlyman

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Agree with what's been said about Airwave's Dark Lines album.

To be honest, that album is so demanding to listen to for me, that I'm only able to listen to it on rare occasions.
I'm used to serious music, but this one is so intense, it literally is an effort to listen to.
Textures dense as a wall of concrete, and I don't mean it negative, just that it is so demanding.

It is a proper journey, but not a relaxing one. A unique and very good album,
 
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