The composition is wonderful :'D
The composition is wonderful :'D
This is amazing. I adore all the ornamental features. The usage of chimes is wonderful. The instruments sounds pretty realistic to me. I wish you guys would upload more frequently!
Aw thanks for the encouraging comments BlueOceans!
Our upload frequency is dependent on our music-making frequency, which has been criminally low lately :(.
Thanks again for dropping by!
nice pun! I enjoyed this a lot :)
I love this song so much. I'm really impressed by how you're able to make a synth sound as expressive as a real instrument. I also like that the melodic lead goes into multiple octaves.
The sound design is perfect for the theme. I enjoyed this a lot!
I love this! The LH arrangement is just as interesting as the RH arrangement. I think you nailed the theme. I don't know if this was intended, but I feel like there's jolly undertones beneath the eeriness, which is a cool feature! The piano vst is a great choice for this.
Jordi did a great job with the LH arrangement indeed. With the short amount of time it took for him to write the piece, I honestly think I couldn't personally have captured the style as well as he did! :D
Luckily, I made up for it by actually playing the piece instead ;)
The piano is the London Boyd Upright. It's difficult to control, but has a neat sound. Thanks for the review!
P.S. There's definitely some jollyness in the rhythm and the melody, which only adds to the creepiness with this style. Nice catch :)
This is phenomenal. The vocals are a nice touch and make it sound much more lively. When I listen to this, I imagine a cutscene in a rpg where the characters all dance. I love the part at 1:20; it makes it feel much more worldly and adventurous.
I'm really glad you liked it! I do love my RPGs, so I'm totally satisfied with it evoking that sort of sensation - though I'd definitely cut the part that you liked (sorry!) if the team went back to work on the project again, because it just kills the momentum a bit too much. As a fellow fan of the orchestra, it makes me happy that you like how it sounds! :D
This is one of the most memorable melodies you ever created. I look forward to hearing a new version :)
This sounds lovely :D
The song evokes so much emotion. I love listening to it when I first open the game.
This reminds me of johnfn's music from several years ago :D
I love the automation on the main lead. The orchestration is very good. I'm not as fond as the melodies, but the interesting orchestration and bass line mitigates that to a great extent. The piece is rhythmically catchy.
The one thing I dislike is the panning on the snare. It feels a bit odd and arbitrary to me. It's not so bad though.
Overall, I enjoyed this a lot and it improved my mood :)
Hey, thanks a bunch for the feedback, BlueOceans! You're aces, man.
The automation on that main lead was fun to do, but took a lot of fine tuning. I'm glad that it was worth it. Not much I can do about the main melody since this is for a remix contest and that progression couldn't be altered much, but knowing that the fun and funky bass line mitigates the damage is a relief. Also glad that you dig the rhythm!
I panned the kick to one side and the snare to the other. Not particularly arbitrary, but duly noted. I was ultimately trying to create a nice, wide stereo field for all the elements.
Hooray for mood improvement! It always makes me happy to hear things like that. :D
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