Apollo Lee 52 Tracks in 52 Weeks

House

Pushing Forward

Title: Apollo Lee – Pushing Forward Date: January 30, 2015 Software: Ableton Suite 9 Genre: House Timing: 6:51 @ 124 bpm According to my calendar, it has been 876 days since Statio Tranquilitatis was released. If you’re keeping track, that’s two years, four months, and twenty-four days. One of my plans for this new year […]

Strong Like Giselle

Title: Apollo Lee – Strong Like Giselle Dedication: For my friend, Giselle Ayala, an inspiring fighter. Date: February 28, 2014 Genre: House Timing: 2:35:16 Strong Like Giselle is a tribute mix for my friend, Giselle Ayala, who is sharpening her sword for her third battle with cancer. On Friday, February 28, 2014, I mixed 34 […]

Statio Tranquilitatis

Title: Apollo Lee – Statio Tranquilitatis Date: September 06, 2012 Software: Ableton Suite 8 Genre: House Timing: 7:11 @ 127 bpm Statio Tranquilitatis is a track I originally started piecing together on July 20, 2011, the 42nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing. I’ve done a few other tracks since then, but this one itched […]

Circuits Over Rubber

Title: Apollo Lee – Circuits Over Rubber Date: May 31, 2012 Software: Ableton Suite 8, FAW Circle, TAL U-No-60 Genre: House Timing: 7:06 @ 124 bpm Circuits Over Rubber feels like a good steady distance run on a rubber track with perfect white stripes on a warm summer evening, pushing a pace that makes you […]

Bouncy Peanuts

Title: Apollo Lee – Bouncy Peanuts Date: April 30, 2012 Software: Ableton Suite 8 Genre: House Timing: 6:44 @ 126 bpm Bouncy Peanuts jumps around A minor chords with a few playfully splashy instruments over a rumbling bass line. Marimbaa arpeggios and shimmering echoing stabs ricochet around while big meaty, subby kick punches the floor. […]

Unexpected Scenario

Title: Apollo Lee – Unexpected Scenario Date: March 30, 2012 Software: Ableton Suite 8 Genre: House Timing: 6:44 @ 126 bpm Unexpected Scenario let me play around with a few effects units I usually leave alone, like Beat Repeat and multiband dynamics. The glitchy stuttery way the Beat Repeat ricochets off the stabs, melody, and […]

Pellucid Concinnity

Title: Apollo Lee – Pellucid Concinnity Date: February 29, 2012 Software: Ableton Suite 8 Genre: House Timing: 6:47 @ 125 bpm Pellucid Concinnity concludes a stop-and-start month with a groove that ended up feeling a little darker and more spaced out. I started a few other tracks this month, none of which gelled like this […]

Purple Lunatic

Title: Apollo Lee – Purple Lunatic Date: January 30, 2012 Software: Ableton Suite 8 Genre: House Timing: 6:38 @ 128 bpm Purple Lunatic opens 2012 with a simple tech house track in which a few stabs, a couple of bass lines, and a trimmed down drum kit build a groove without too much clutter. Two […]

Electric Reverie

Title: Apollo Lee – Electric Reverie Date: December 29, 2011 Software: Ableton Suite 8 Genre: House Timing: 6:36 @ 128 bpm Electric Reverie closes a challenging year by taking us into a daydream about the future. Multiple chorded rhythms pulse along over a heartbeat bass line. A bouncing lead comes out of the sky in […]

Rings of Endeavor

Title: Apollo Lee – Rings of Endeavor Date: November 11, 2011 Software: Ableton Suite 8 Genre: House Timing: 7:08 @ 121 bpm Rings of Endeavor celebrates binary day with a nice mellow groove. We start with a dance around the minor seventh stabs, joined by the drum line and an off-beat bass line. This track […]

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