This is what Satie’s Gymnopedie No. 1 sounds like stretched out to half an hour

26 January 2016, 14:58

satie gymnopedie slowed down

Just when you thought this piece couldn’t get any more relaxing, someone stretches it out to last half an hour. Weird, tranquil bliss.

Thanks to the wonders of easily accessible audio manipulation software and someone calling themselves Hey Exit, we now know what a whole bunch of Satie recordings layered up and slowed down sounds like.

This, basically:

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