My thoughts regarding composition were to try to steer it in the same method. I wanted to begin with a simple idea, or set of changes, and then slowly mutilate the composition. In this case it wasn't mutilated compositionally, the ambient vibe was too nice to get crazy chromatic, I chose instead to mutilate it by manipulating several different elements of the sound waves including, but not limited to: phasing, modulation, ADSR, resonance, filtering, panning, and others.
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