Fulham Friends – by Orlandicus September 2020

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SOFTWARE: Garageband

EXPERIENCE: After being inspired to make more music like Party all Night, I decided to experiment more with the same genre of music, which took me roughly three weeks to complete. I really enjoyed working on this piece and I hope you share my enthusiasm with this project.

Party all Night – by Orlandicus August 2020

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SOFTWARE: Garageband (Archive)

EXPERIENCE: One day I was listening to some dance music and I wondered to myself, if other artists on Spotify could do it, why can’t I? Three weeks later I composed a dance piece which I hope will stay in your head for a long time. I used a bass to create a powerful sound. I put all my effort into trying something new. Enjoy!

Copyright (c) 2020 Orlandicus

Yours Truly – by Orlandicus August 2020

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SOFTWARE: GarageBand (Archive)

EXPERIENCE: I started working on this project two months ago. After a few weeks I stopped working on this and started on something else. Six weeks later I came back to this and decided to complete what I had started. This piece struck something deep inside of me, a feeling that compelled me to compose more in this style.

Electroscape – by Orlandicus April 2020

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SOFTWARE: Garageband and Audacity.

EXPERIENCE: I worked on this piece for roughly a month. Recently I watched a few movies with lots of good synthesiser music which gave me a few ideas – for example Terminator 1 & 2 (Brad Fiedel) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (John Williams).

My Dad has also been playing me 80’s music from Depeche Mode, Human League and OMD.

After tough work I have an outcome, I hope you enjoy!

Copyright (c) 2020 Orlandicus

Patience – by Orlandicus March 2020

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SOFTWARE: Garage Band & Audacity

EXPERIENCE: I composed this piece of music over a couple of days. I had some trouble with the bass but I got there in the end. I changed the texture and softened the piano. During mastering we compressed the bass because it was a little overpowering.

PIANO SCORE: Click here for the piano score (PDF, opens a new window, (c) Orlandicus 2020)

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Night Time – by Orlandicus Jan 2020

With great music software comes great composition

SOFTWARE: Garageband

EXPERIENCE: I have been working on this piece for roughly a week, attempting to put different ideas together until I fit the last piece of the puzzle together and voila! I have composed a piece of music that will be stuck in my head for a number of weeks.

Copyright (c) Orlandicus 2020