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Agent-X - Rituals

Agent-X - Rituals


Agent-X returns with Rituals, a new collection of original compositions, that explores the wild, wonderful, and strange sound of 50s & 60s Exotica. Rituals is inspired by the sonic palette of seminal Exotica records by Les Baxter, Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, Sun Ra, and Juan García Esquivel.

This hyper focused genre-based collection strives to capture the mood, melodic depth, and sonic character of this classic genre, while expanding on what's possible within that existing framework. These 12 compositions are not drag and drop loops, but instead are sprawling, harmonically rich compositions that will reward multiple listens, and creative sampling techniques.

A sometimes dense, and other times sparse blend of world influences, interesting percussion, early synthesis, piano, flute, double bass, guitar, orchestral strings, and period correct processing are all on display in this new collection. Come take a trip to the fictional islands, and fantasy jungles that exist only in the far reaches of your imagination.

With Agent X's background as a film and TV composer, producer, and touring psychedelic rock musician, this collection is sure to provide inspiration for your next batch of beats. All samples are BPM labeled.

The collection features: Moog Voyager, Prophet 08, Elektron Analog 4, Mellotron, VST instruments, Vintage Guitar Amps, Austen Hooks Space Heater Amp, Vintage Bass Amps, Hofner Bass, Vintage Guitars, Upright Piano, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Guitar Pedals, Wurlitzer 700, toy keyboards, SP303, Zulu, Tascam 424, and Otari Mx5050 tape machines.

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