7 Apr 2006, 08:36
Upside Dawn is available on iTunes.
And a review form Garageband.com
SONG: UPSIDE DAWN
GENRE: ELECTRONIC / TRIP HOP
SIMILAR: E MILES LAND, ST. GERMAIN, PAN-AMERICAN
piece has chill written all over it. Indeed, a good thing. This piece is «Upside Dawn» (the site says Upside Down, but the codecs say otherwise), a Trip Hop entry from Dreamlin. Nice beats, smooth keys, and cosmic effects all serve you a frothy mug of plain chill.
The beat here is like hip-hop, just not so heavy. Seems more like jazz, actually, but whatever the beat really is doesn’t matter. It makes a nice first impression on you, to charm you a bit.
Tossed into this downtempo goodness are some soft and tender keys, holding up the melody end. These have a heavy jazz influence, no question. A lot that puts the smooth in smooth jazz is to be found here.
Another key element is the synth effects. Spacy melodies float around within this piece, giving it a «Lounge on Saturn» feel. …