trying out a new workflow / voice + drums + bass debut

as i lie awake

to the sun i grimly whisper;

"please just leave me alone

in this place we both call home.

can you tell me where i went wrong?"

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id like to live on the sun some day,

it’s not far away.

but i gave up solving myself today,

it’s better not to play—

it’s easier that way.

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when we finally

are free to be what we can be,

in an afterglow will we see

everything we don’t know?

(everything we don’t know?)

(btw i know it looks kinda sketch but there are no external samples—i played and recorded everything with my handy dandy zoom h4n. feel free to open remix and check it out)

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    Fluent

    3 days ago

    send me an autographed version please

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      nico

      3 days ago

      i'm gonna try to finish an album within the next few weeks that's gonna include this song, as well as a lot of other (AT and non-AT) music. i'm planning to mail out physical copies in the form of hand-decorated thumb drives—if you want i can let you know when that's happening!

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    DreamWeaver

    1 week ago

    these vocals keep making me think of some bo en stuff

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      nico

      1 week ago

      i haven't heard of bo en i'll check him out!

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    Jetdarc

    1 week ago

    dont understand why this isnt one of the most faved audiotool tracks

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    Stormdrain

    1 week ago

    the heart on the tone matrix tho

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    aeiter

    1 week ago

    EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

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    Noir

    2 weeks ago

    I just keep coming back to this

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    Noir

    2 weeks ago

    This is incredible.

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    ILST (heis-gang)

    2 weeks ago

    exactly 1999 plays

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    Fluent

    2 weeks ago

    Masterpiece

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    StarHarvester

    2 weeks ago

    I can clearly hear this being used for music after a Vsauce vid

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    ʀᴇᴀᴄᴛ

    2 weeks ago

    Another Jacob Collier

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    Jetdarc

    3 weeks ago

    Alright listen boss, i'm gonna need you and @retro to work on sumthin together or else i'm gonna have to lock you both up yknow what im sayin..

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      nico

      2 weeks ago

      no comment..

      (we may have something in the works but shhhhhh)

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    Tim Derry

    3 weeks ago

    Yesss! Top of the charts :)) well deserved <3

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      nico

      3 weeks ago

      what the hecck is going on

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    olosch

    3 weeks ago

    very nice vocal arrangement ! reminds me of Pet Sounds

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    octane

    3 weeks ago

    so you sang this??????

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      nico

      3 weeks ago

      yup! not much of a singer by any stretch of the word haha. i mostly play drums and keys and actually 3:33 is the first time i ever played bass

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