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Listening to art. Playing with audio. Sounding out technology. Composing in code. Rewinding the soundscape.

… Shanghai … A Rainy Night in Shanghai … A Rainy …

A loop in progress by Samuel L. Jetson

The track is described by the musician who made it, Samuel L. Jetson, as “a looped arrangement for a short sample from field recording.” Listening into the loop, you hear what seems to be the rough static of precipitation, the intransigent melodies of car horns, and the echo of urban space. Would those associations be clear to the listener without the provided title, “A Rainy Night in Shanghai”? Perhaps not, but the one-line summary combined with the four minutes of audio certainly opens a window into a hypnotic state.

Track originally posted for free download at Jetson is Sam Jets of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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