Classic Beats: Pinnacle

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The title track of this, the 8th Classic Beats release, came about by getting outside of some of my usual habits in creating these drones. More specifically, I was thinking of selling a particular eurorack filter module I felt had run its course in utility. Before selling a module I'll try a number of things that I hadn't before, to be sure selling it is the right thing to do. The very first new thing I tried with this particular filter led to track one of this release, and the result is possibly the closest I've ever come to realizing a specific musical vision, hence the title. It's a soothing drone to sink into, shifts over time, and some even enjoy sleeping to it. The rest of this release is made up of drones I made around the same time as the original "Pinnacle", though those drones don't necessarily use the same filter module, and have their own merits to explore.

For background and more information on the Classic Beats series go here: scutopus.bandcamp.com/album/classic-beats

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released May 12, 2018

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