Now THAT was a fine ride!
MUCH bang for the buck and not one 'snore' moment of 'oh there's that section coming round for the fouth time but with a cherry on it'.
Set me thinking about 'rough and smooth'. There's prog where notes are played perfectly well, and the melodies are well thought out and well 'felt', but in this peice, Every note is 'counting' ... impacting, so in addition to my travelling the miles of the journey and sensing the landscapes and forests, every tree was visible, and every leaf on that tree.
I let my mind drift through VSTs I have known, and kept coming back to the same conclusion: What I was hearing was the result of authority in the plectrum and a drum part which hammered the 'nails' of the melody whilst retaining the pulse.
Here's to the final mix when it arrives