Easy enough for you to say, I still have a month full of exams (Important ones too!) ahead of me :P
This really isn't bad for 8 hours work though. I can tell where you've re-used assets from older tracks of yours so that probably explains it a bit. Cant wait until I'm free to do as much music as I want too :3
Good luck in your exams :P
I´ve learned a lot from those 8 hours in Fl, specially at mastering. Haha, well, my older songs are a bit similar to this one, so that explains a lot :) because my older songs were basically the same style, thats why im trying to change it!
This is amazing, definitely one of my favorites :) Best of luck in the NGADM!
Great that you are loving it! Thank you
Was browsing through my project library when I found this... We need to redo this some day and do it right. Such a lovely melody at the start :)
Sounds like an awesome idea!
Okay, Ive always avoided this one because it was labeled an OST but finally getting to listen to it I think I may have a new favourite. I think that the main melody of the song is gorgeous, it really does capture that christmas-y feel! I think Im going to make a habit of listening to this one more often near christmas in the future, or even just more often in general ;)
Love this, an epic song to come back with.
Now, about the inspiration, why not put it in the track desc rather than say its really obvious? Plus I kinda feel elements of it throughout the whole song, not just the beginning, but it still has your own flare to it that I know so well.
I like your songs so much, seriously keep at it (even if there are a few months between each release its worth the wait <3)
(Kind of upset you do orchestrals better than me too, but what can I do? :/ )
Thanks Sigma <3 Lol I think I just won't say it, there's a lot of influence from other sources in this too. Also, I spent a good chunk of the summer analyzing string quartets so you shouldn't be upset x)
Even though I didn't add anything to it, I'm still really happy with how this turned out. You did an amazing job on your own, its definitely your best track so far. The transitions are silky smooth and each part sounds somewhat unique in its own way and even though its pretty much the same bassline throughout you've still made it work and stay somewhat interesting.
Drums are a bit inconsistent in places but other than that I have very few problems with it overall. A solid 7/10 from me.
Thanks for your feedback! Much appreciated.
Hehe, I haven't listened to any of your stuff in a while and I think that this is quite nice :)
I felt that the vocals just stuck out from the track a bit too much and could have been mixed a bit better but other than that I see little to no problems with this at all.
Your songs do still feel like your trying to copy waterflame a bit too much though, I get that he is one of your main influences but he's one of mine as well yet my songs don't resemble his nearly as much as yours do. Whilst trying to stylize your music after others is a great way to learn it will only take you so far before you have to start developing a style of your own.
One thing I am curious about now though is how you actually make your tracks and how you use your DAW. Id definitely be interested in a collab at some point in time because even though most of your stuff sounds like Waterflame, I do feel like you know how to put a song together pretty well
I know, I try to get my "separate" stuff, I dont copy him, I just get inspired, but, yes, sounds pretty similar to his songs and melody, basicaly because I admire him so much. Thank you, I'll be more creative next time...
Sure, we should try! I like your songs and I know it will sound pretty nice, both of them together :D
Awesome stuff! Not Quite "Spooky" per se (Understandable, Its really hard to make a spooky track in a major scale) but its still really good! Reminds me of some of your older Upbeat tracks. Just wish it was a bit longer :/ oh well, I can dream...
Alright, Ive been listening to quite a few of your tracks now and I can almost certainly guess where you draw most of your inspiration from X) but yeah, I really like what you're doing so I'm following to see what happens in the future. ;D
Now for the review.
This is pretty decent for a one night stand, it's also quite identifiable as a one night stand as the whole thing feels very monotone and repetitive. However Its quite hard to come up with a ton of different Ideas In one sitting so ill cut you a bit of slack there.
You worked on this track for 8 hours and its only about two minutes long which tells me you either focused a lot on mixing with this track as well or you're just the worlds best procrastinator (Doubt you could beat me there though). Everything sounds clean and well put together though so I don't think any of that time went to waste.
Overall good job, It could have sounded better with a bit more variation in tone (mostly my opinion). But otherwise this is pretty solid :) keep it up.
(also my reviews tend to be quite long so get used to it ;P)
Thanks for the follow, I really apreciate this :)
Yeah, I spend a lot of time fighting with the EQ and the volume, that is (I think) my debility :(
Im not the best one at mixing, and I think this track was a bit lazy. It was fun though, but as you said, I need to variate more to the melody :)
Hehe, I personally love the long reviews, they make me improve more and more :D
I conclusion, thanks for everything, stay in touch :D there will be more... Trust me ;)
Ah His unfinished start to finish song :)
Definitely sad that he didn't finish it himself but you did a pretty good job here yourself!
(Also see you put some Violins in like he was planning ;P)
One problem though is that the whole thing feels a bit too repetitive throughout, as awesome as the bass line is it gets a bit tiresome and monotone after a while. the best songs don't have a rhythm that's too predictable, using just one bass line doesn't really help out. It probably would have ended better if you tried to make it a song of your own mixing in some of your own stuff rather than just recreating waterflame's. as he'd hardly made any progress with the song when he stopped.
haha! just noticed you used the exact same bass synth because WF Used a preset X) I hardly noticed that until now!
Love the Arcade-ish style though :) and Im glad to see that what he started didn't go completely to waste.
Hehe, thanks for the long review. Yeah, its very repetitive, didnt want to change a lot to the song...
I focused more on mastering and volume. This will make me improve on my next tracks, thanks a lot!
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