The Hamster Alliance

The Hamster Alliance is a one man music project. The goal of "THA" is to produce awesome and diverse music without constraints. All music by THA is freely available on the internet to listen to. If you would like to use THA music in a project, please send me an email

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New Track: It's Gonna To Be Alright

28. April 2013 09:15 by Hamst3r in Tracks

Doing my best to channel all of the ambient and shoegaze rock I've heard into something hopeful, uplifting and relaxing. Doin' it up with toy pianos and slide guitars. There are also some washed-out vocals mimicking the lead guitar line and delivering a few choice words. Actually, that makes it sound like they're bad words, but they aren't, they're simply simple and sparse.

So it's okay, it's gonna to be alright. Let the music take you away like a soft fluffy pillow of reassurance.

 

Check it out:

Download: THA - It's Gonna Be Alright (right click, save as) or stream it on THA Radio

 

New Track: Cerberus

15. April 2013 04:47 by Hamst3r in Tracks

A mixture of ideas from film score, post-rock and metal. After what I think is the longest build-up I've ever done, the track drops into some metal chugga chugga widdly weeooeoo and continues to build, getting darker and darker in tone before breaking into some orchestral stuff.

 

This track was written on camera, so there's video of the music writing process right here: THA Studio Session 2.

 

As for the final product, check it out:

Download: THA - Cerberus (right click, save as) or stream it on THA Radio

 

Track Update: Falling Through The Air

1. April 2013 21:46 by Hamst3r in Tracks

Hey! Haven't done one of these, "look at the music sequencer" videos in a while.

I've also never done a reconstructed interface video like this before, taking a bunch of high res videos and screenshots of a program and stitching them back together in After Effects, so that's a first.


It's for the track, "Falling Through The Air", which you can download here:


Download: THA - Falling Through The Air (right click, save as) or stream it on THA Radio

 

Now check out the video!

New Track! Falling Through The Air!

21. March 2013 02:15 by Hamst3r in Tracks

What's this? What's this?! A new track! Chock full of fast beats, buzzing basses and vocals! I think I'm getting better overall with the vocal stuff, so I'm happy about that.

This track also marks the first time I've loaded up Buzz Tracker in over a year. 99% of this track was done in Reaper, but that one little last percent is a bunch of granular synth nonsense that I absolutely had to do with Buzz. Buzz is still the best for that sort of thing.

Anyway, check it out:

Download: THA - Falling Through The Air (right click, save as) or stream it on THA Radio

 

Also, guess what! Here's a teaser for the upcoming game Audiosurf Air featuring this track:

Remix: Sary - Reveal (THA Chillout Mix)

11. January 2013 22:11 by Hamst3r in Tracks

Starting off 2013 with a remix! I've taken the tune, "Reveal" by Sary - originally a trance tune - and converted it into this chilltastic float tank for you to relax in. Get comfy. Sink into it.

If you want to peep the original track, you can find it here: http://soundbutt.com/sarychen/reveal-2009

As for the new mix, check it out:

Download: Sary - Reveal (THA Chillout Mix) (right click, save as) or stream it on THA Radio

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