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Love the majestic movement of the animation. It would be sweet to replace all of these MIDI instruments with real ones. So far the track has: Piano, harp, celesta, cello, violin, viola


Add stuff, replace stuff, remix it to your heart's content!


Song Info:

Key=A Major

Tempo=50 BPM


Whale sounds from public domain:


I've been teaching kids how flip samples lately and then about a week or 2 ago, I came across this beautiful violin remix by Marie Bee:

So, I sampled it, flipped it, and turned it into this.

For the trumpet part, I sampled MeTaL PoU's trumpet stems for "Beastly Beauty". Ideally, in this track we should replace the sample with an actual trumpet playing the riff. I've never been a fan of sampled horns. If anyone would like the sheet music for it, just let me know.

This is a pretty rough cut of this particular jam, hence the (stage 1) subtitle. Where can we go from here? Remix away!



Tempo= 100 BPM

Key= g minor

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Kinda like the likey tree, just not so likey.

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A little something for "You're Not the Only One".

featuring: Dakota

Cameo by: the Unicycle Psycho

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I wrote this song 5 years ago for my cousin Paul.

I'm the oldest of my two younger siblings, which means that I had to learn a lot of things the hard way -- especially socially. That is, until Paul moved in with us. I was in sixth grade and he was a sophmore in high school. He had always been a mentor for me and when he moved in, he became my older brother.

He introduced me to hip hop, styling clothes, shoes, how to talk to girls, everything. I'll never forget curiously finding his shoebox full of casette tapes, taking the Beach Boys tape out of my walkman and popping in Wu-Tang Clan's 36 Chambers. I hit play and heard "Bring the MuthaFuckin Ruckus!", and my life has never been the same.

Paul always battled internal demons. He was dealt a rough hand in life. As he got older, his struggle got harder. 5 years ago today, he finally won that battle. Or lost it, depending on how you look at it. I prefer to think that in that brief moment before death, as he hung on that rope, he finally got one over on the demons. He was in total control and he found his inner peace.

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I'm putting out a challenge to all vocalsits and MC's!

This beat is in 7/8 time, which makes it challenging to rap/sing to but it can be done! Show me what you got. Plenty of room for remixing. Have at it.


Song info:

7/8 at 160 BPM

f minor

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An interstitial video for the episode RE:1

Lots of people to thank on this one. Stay tuned.

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I dig this scene that AW Clift animated. It reminds me of a western type of film with the bank robber and the "wanted" criminal poster, so I threw in an old-time sounding piano. The accordion is a sort of tip-of-the-hat to Ennio Morricone.


Song info:

Key= c minor

Tempo is speeding up from 86 to 122. If you would like to know exactly where and by what magnitude it starts ratcheting up I can dig up that info.

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First off I gotta say a HUGE thank you to Julz (bubbabuster) for bringing this song to life! This track was the first thing I ever contributed to hitRECord ( in hopes that somebody would lay down a vocal track. And Julz, you nailed it! I love what you did with it. 

svirlee's lyrics ( fit perfectly (when I showed the track to my fiancé she said "that's exactly how I feel when I go out to the club"). 


Working on this remix was a huge learning experience for me. I unintentionally set myself up for a wrestling match with the first version. I've been working on this track off & on for about a month now and I've fallen in and out of love with it so many damn times. There are almost 75 tracks, its ridiculous (stems available upon request but it might take me some time to get them up). But all in all, I can say that I love this track. I never feel truly finished with any of my work, but this is the closest I've come so far.

Thanks for listening.


Song Info:

Tempo= 120 BPM

Key= d minor

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This is a rough draft of the soundtrack I came up with for this awesome stop motion video (nice work messyowl).

When I first saw the video my immediate reaction was that this is a carefree girl defining herself according to her own terms. I thought an interesting story might be that there are two young people in love, maybe living in a small town, figuring out their lives together. Suddenly, she is presented with an opportunity to follow her dreams but she has to move across the country to do it. For what ever reason, he is unable to go with her. Fastforward a bit and now their phone conversations are more sporadic and less fulfilling (especially for him). This video is the image he sees of her when he closes his eyes and dreams about her. And this song is the song he feels.

Like I said, this is just a rough draft. The vocals could definitely be improved by somebody that can actually sing. I might re-record the guitar part to be more intimate and less boxy. But I wanted to get a feel for other people's reactions and see what kind of ideas you might have.

Song info:

key= D

tempo= 118 BPM

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I used to do habitat restoration work in the National Park lands in the San Francisco bay area. When I got to work one day, my co-workers and I learned that somebody had let their pet turtle loose in the parks and it had been seen eating the endangered frogs we were trying to protect. It was our mission to keep a look out for the turtle and catch it so we could give it a good home somewhere outside of the parks (not eating our frogs). But with thousands of acres for the turtle to hide, it was just like the old needle in the haystack.

I thought we would have better luck if we sang to the turtle so I started singing this little song. When I got home that evening I told my fiance about it and she helped me write the rest of the song.

Oh, and we never did find the turtle...



Tortuga, tortuga ven aquí

Tortuga, tortuga ven a mí

¿Tortuga, tortuga a dónde fuíste?

Tortuga, tortuga estoy muy triste


Oh turtle, oh turtle please come here

Oh turtle, oh turtle come to me

Oh turtle, oh turtle where have you gone?

Oh turtle, oh turtle I'm very sad


Song info:

Key = D maj.

Chord Chart= D///////////A///////////

Tempo = 176 BPM in 3/4 time

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