Battelle s'éveille

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That time of Year again. It's my birthday and every year I share a track for free. It will stay free for the entire year. The former birthday track will no longer be free. Again this year the birthday track is the precursor for something new.

The fieldrecording used is a snippet from a saturdaymorningsession in May last year. Just put the mic in the open window of my studio and the streetsounds came tumbling in. It was very early in the morning, so you hear nothing but the birds and the wind. I picked up the bass, plugged it in to Ableton Live and started jamming to that feeling. It was an inspired moment.



released May 17, 2019
Bass, effects and fieldrecording by Gert De Meester
Picture by Gert De Meester




Distant Fires Burning Mechelen, Belgium

The creative work of Gert De Meester from the town of Battel (A suburb of Mechelen, Belgium, at the confluence of three rivers).

Distant Fires Burning is Gert’s expression through bass - enhanced and manipulated to create a very unique and personal sound.
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