5 electronic tracks that changed my musical direction for the better

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as i was sitting and listening to music last night, it occurred to me that there are 5 key tracks that totally changed my perception of what i thought could be conveyed through electronic music. in fact, these are the very tracks that pulled me out of the mundane, monotonous hell that EDM had become and renewed my interest in making electronic music again.

i hope you find the same inspiration in these tracks that i have.

1.【sakuraburst】「data corruption symphony」

「data corruption symphony」is the holy grail of sound design. it’s a twisted auditory maze of beats, sounds, and melodies that all somehow work together perfectly. from delicate chords and melodies to the hardest of drops, and foley aplenty; this track has it all. READ MORE

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ethereal existence (ep)

before i get too deep into this, let me preface this by saying that the ethereal existence (ep) is a very short two-song ep and is something I wanted to release as a way to dip my toes back into the musical waters. i’ve not really written anything new in about 18 months, mostly because of hectic work schedules (full time programmer) and the general bs that life can throw at you.

anyway, i finally started sitting down again and making music… bought a few new vst synths and other plugins, and really started feeling inspired again. however, one thing was very evident when I started writing and producing again; i simply had lost all of my will to produce anything remotely EDM related. i’m certainly not judging anyone else for making it or anything of the sort… but i knew… i just wasn’t feeling it anymore. READ MORE

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