Hot Mess

November 29, 2016 12:07 PM

A jazzy/funky/noisy/weird tune written for the 60 second challenge. Just sort of stops instead of ending.

Pretty much just sax riffing on top of a janky rhythm section.

posted by Television Name (5 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

I LOVE everything in this, apart from the drums which are doing my nut in - is that intentional, or has some quantising gone awry?

If it is intentional then THANKS FOR BREAKING ME IN THE MIND.
posted by greenish at 12:19 PM on November 29, 2016


Everything is intentional, even the bits that aren't. I was going for that really loose bordering on sloppy sort of hip hop feel for the drums .
posted by Television Name at 12:30 PM on November 29, 2016


So nice to hear the melody on saxophone -- I think saxophone might be pretty uncommon here on MeFi Music in recent years?

Enjoyed the intro as well -- has a bit of a suspenseful flavor that transitions nicely into the rest of the piece.

The ending sounded fine and made it feel like the whole thing could be something I might hear as an interstitial break on a radio show or podcast. I hope you post more!
posted by rangefinder 1.4 at 6:58 PM on November 30, 2016


Oh yeah, it is 1978 in here and I am loving it. Chuck Mangione is king. Everywhere you go it smells like cigarette smoke. But then poof it's gone and here I am back in 2016 with its beeps and boops and I just wanna hit play on this one again.

I think there should be some sorta extra challenge where, "now that you've made a sixty-second song, now expand it to four or more minutes." Cause if I were on hold, THIS is the music I'd want them to loop.
posted by not_on_display at 12:03 AM on December 8, 2016


Listening to this a second time, all I can think of is, "What's the TV show where this was played over the rolling credits?" Cause I wanna see it.
posted by not_on_display at 11:38 PM on February 11


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