The Flight Deck

Key 5600

Perpetual Emotion Machine

from Omega

2006

The Flight Deck Suite is the centerpiece for the Omega album. Combined with Reunion, the song tells the story how events converged and combined to turn a potentially happy situation 180 degrees in a matter of hours.

The details of the events in question are far too personal to get into in this forum, but suffice it to say that I thought I was about to travel across country to bring my daughter home with me, but that prospect was dashed due to circumstances beyond my control. It was clear that my daughter missed me and I certainly missed her, but it simply wasn’t to be.

Reunion, in this form, is a possible narrative of her and I communicating and connecting on an emotional level, inasmuch as was possible at the time. Each instrument in the song is representative of a different element of the circumstance we both found ourselves in. This musical ‘language’ I attributed to it came to me in a dream.

The song was extensively remixed and released as a digital single which was for sale for a time.

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Moron Incubator (Demo)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

The first iteration of the track – no vocals. Entirely based around the string part which opens the track.

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The Flight Deck

Perpetual Emotion Machine

This is the full version of the song with the lyrics and final mix — also incorporated the plane sound effects. It appeared on the 2007 single in this form.

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Reunion / The Flight Deck Suite

Perpetual Emotion Machine

This is the above version seamlessly mixed with the previous track, as featured on Omega.

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The Flight Deck (Edit)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

A single-length edit of the track for the 2007 single.

Credits

written, produced and arranged by Perpetual Emotion Machine. ©2007 Woof Boom Productions.


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Return To Flight Deck

Perpetual Emotion Machine

This is a new production version/remix of the song which was included on the Glory EP and also on the Flight Deck single. Much slower BPM and a decidedly more chill vibe.

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Return To Flight Deck (OCIII Dub)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

An alternate version of the production. Forever lost.

Credits

written, produced and arranged by Perpetual Emotion Machine. remixed and reproduced by OCIII. ©2007 Woof Boom Productions.


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Return To Flight Deck (Red Bull Edit)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

The short version of a remix which I submitted to the Red Bull music contest in 2007. Did not make the cut. Turned it into other mixed and added it to the 2007 single release.

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Return To Flight Deck (YYZ Remix)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

The longer version of the remix production.

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Return To Flight Deck (YVR Dub)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

The longer version of the remix production.

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Return To Flight Deck (DNA Dub)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

An unreleased alternate dub of the YYZ production. This was used as background music in a movie produced and directed by a colleague of mine.

Credits

written, produced and arranged by Perpetual Emotion Machine. remixed and reproduced by The Immaculate Contraption. ©2007 Woof Boom Productions.


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Return To Flight Deck (Daniel B Turbulence Remix)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

This remix was an across-the-pond collaboration with a music production friend Daniel Bodenham. The remix stems were completed in the UK and I completed and produced the remix in Canada. This was also featured on the 2007 single. It is more of an interpretation of the Flight Deck track, than it is a remix.

Credits

written, produced and arranged by Perpetual Emotion Machine. remixed and reproduced by Daniel B and Perpetual Emotion Machine. ©2007 Woof Boom Productions.


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Return To Flight Deck (YYT Remix)

Perpetual Emotion Machine

Exclusive remix of the track which was included on the 2011 EP Excursion.

Credits

written, produced and arranged by Perpetual Emotion Machine. remixed and reproduced by Perpetual Emotion Machine. ©2007, 2011 Woof Boom Productions.