Post-WXAXRXP Societas X Tape Tracklist & Discussion

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^ Thank you, I truly appreciate it. I was aware that having a length that was a particular fraction of the wavelength one is trying to pick up greatly increased the ability to pick up said signals. I think the fraction to strength of signal is actually the same formula used for what harmonics ring on what fraction of a stringed instrument and to what extent when you pluck it. I might be wrong, though.

I wasn't aware of what that receiver was for and why it had various lengths of antenna wire, though. That is really fascinating so thank you again for the detailed response.

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Anyway, my thank you was to tchewnz



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That fretless bass track reminds me so much of something from this Canterbury scene album (Before A Word Is Said) put together in the early 80s. Just the same kind of melancholy and especially that fretless bass sound. It's not. I would know otherwise having listened to a crap ton of Canterbury scene music when I was younger.

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Ever since the boc mix introduced me to christian chevallier i've been trying to locate a lot of his music. This album arrived the other day. These tracks are all covers, but unique in his beautiful style.

https://youtu.be/_NhBYPb2n5U

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That fretless bass track reminds me so much of something from this Canterbury scene album (Before A Word Is Said) put together in the early 80s. Just the same kind of melancholy and especially that fretless bass sound. It's not. I would know otherwise having listened to a crap ton of Canterbury scene music when I was younger.


What a wonderful track! The similarities in the bass tone as you mentioned is near enough identical.

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Echelon wrote:
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That fretless bass track reminds me so much of something from this Canterbury scene album (Before A Word Is Said) put together in the early 80s. Just the same kind of melancholy and especially that fretless bass sound. It's not. I would know otherwise having listened to a crap ton of Canterbury scene music when I was younger.


What a wonderful track! The similarities in the bass tone as you mentioned is near enough identical.



Thanks! I'm glad someone enjoyed it :D It was the first thing I thought of when I heard that fretless bass track. It's that same kind of melancholy prog jazz rock that they mined a lot of their instrumental music from on Societas.

Makes me wonder if we're getting some melancholy jazz rock ourselves in the near future.

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