Really nice and clear, impressive. I think the mix is excellent and really brings out the clarity. The vocals are great but do somehow feel maybe too dry? But perhaps that is preference. None the less the composition is brilliant. It reminds me of Fates Warning a lot. Good luck in the competition :)
Thanks Jay - glad you enjoyed the track! We were working and discussing the mix really much this time and also found out how hard it is to get a lush, clear and stil brutal sound. We will check the drynis again - thanks for the good tip and also thanks a lot for your good wishes - highly appreciated :D
All the best for you, too man!
Nice continuation from part I. The percussive work is pleasant, it feels dynamic and I like the combination of strings and brass. I like the sounds at 1:09!
Nice work :) Very thoughtful piano in the beginning, when the piano begins arpeggiating with the viola on top, it it almost feels as though the piece becomes cold and icy. I love the viola and cello they sound lovely, very elegant and emotive. I like the overall structure too, really good music!
Thank you! Glad you like it :) I have put a lot of energy into programming the Viola, I'm glad it payed off!
Really nice. The opening gives a nostalgic feeling. The melody is sweet. I was expecting it to repeat at 2:04 but was pleasantly surprised that there was variation :) My only criticism is that when the piece is at its busiest (beginning 01:27) the drum feels panned too much to the left which is distracting. But it is really pleasant overall, good luck :)
Thank you so much! One of my goals with this song was to push myself to not be super repetitive. I think that's been one of my biggest weaknesses in the past. I really wanted it to feel like a dynamic song with peaks and valleys. Not gonna lie... I smiled pretty wide when I read that you expected the melody to repeat itself but got pleasantly surprised when it didn't. Because it probably would have if I made this song a few months ago! =P
I was really impressed when I listened to this. It sounds very authentic. Some parts remind me of 12-tonal music, it doesn't have predictable melodies which frankly excites me, haha. The brass is also very menacing. 5 stars from me! Good luck :)
Lovely :) this is very atmospheric I really enjoyed it! I love the part at 1:20 or so... almost as of there is a sense of serenity. It sounds like it could be from a film or game cutscene. There are so many interesting sounds to attend to also which I love which keeps the piece from being anything but boring :) Good work!
The build up is lovely, really warm... then those strings hit in really hard! This really evokes imagary of something gigantic, so it suits your description. The way the piece comes back down again at 1:56 feels so sad, but so powerful as it builds up again. Its so dynamic! Everything, piano, percussion strings brass is great, even the woodwind runs. 5 stars! Good luck, I really enjoyed this piece :)
Nice! I think you captured the essence of summer etc very well. This would fit superbly in an adventure game. The quality is great, and the piece is constantly adding new elements which is nice and keeps it interesting. I think that the piece would work as a background piece whilst the character explores. My only complaint really is that I wish there could have been more sections in it, to be a little less repetitive - but maybe thats just personal taste. Overall though its great, good luck :)
Hey thank you! I'm glad you feel I accurately portrayed the vibe I was going for :]. I was actually going to name the song "hunt for the giant crab" and have it be all about exploring, so I'm glad you picked up on that :D
Yeah as you said, I tried to add different elements throughout to keep it interesting all to avoid repetition. I guess there's some consistency within instrumentation and some recurring themes that shunts it a little. Still, thanks for the review!
I really like the synth sounds in here, the synth bass you've got going is great. Also I enjoyed subtleties such as the bend at 1:43 or so on the lead synth. My only criticism is I wish there had been a bit more variation in the music beyond the break in the middle! Overall the piece is great though, good job and good luck :)
Thanks for you thoughts! I tend to get stuck with the same patterns when I'm kinda forcing the completion of a song so I agree with you on that end :)
Good luck to you too! Thanks again, appreciated!
That intro piano hooked me in straight away. The piece is dynamic, it has varying levels of musicality and intensity which I really like :) The brass at 2:56 is lovely, so evil and mysterious! Good luck in the death match.
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