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The Voice of the Rain

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Date
12/03/2008
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Song
6 MB
5 min 15 sec
Score
4.28 / 5.00

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Author Comments

The Voice of the Rain

And who art thou? said I to the soft-falling shower,
Which, strange to tell, gave me an answer, as here translated:
I am the Poem of Earth, said the voice of the rain,
Eternal I rise impalpable out of the land and the bottomless sea,
Upward to heaven, whence, vaguely form'd, altogether changed, and
yet the same,
I descend to lave the drouths, atomies, dust-layers of the globe,
And all that in them without me were seeds only, latent, unborn;
And forever, by day and night, I give back life to my own origin,
and make pure and beautify it;
(For song, issuing from its birth-place, after fulfilment, wandering,
Reck'd or unreck'd, duly with love returns.)

- Walt Whitman

I feel a very strong attachment to this song, I've never made anything like it. I composed it in the rain, I think it reflects all the emotions I've been feeling lately. It took only 2 days to make, everything just came to me, it's almost as if it wrote itself. I'm still in disbelief that I created it.

Rain/thunder/birds samples are from Freesound.org

Thanks F-777 for helping me brainstorm a title. I happened to find this poem when googling my prospective title, I decided to dedicate the song to it.

Reviews


TheWisestMagiTheWisestMagi

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 10, 2008

Soothing

Rain, rain go away come again another day...and another and another =).

This rain whispers to the soul. Great poem to go along with it, and you found it in the best way possible =).

The entire song feels so seemless and listless, I could almost just drift off to sleep right now...but no! I'm in the middle of calculus homework!

All in all great job here, great pads and GREAT defining of ambience.

My only complaint here would be that the clap seems a bit too peircing for the song's nature.

Also great use of sounds such as actual thunder.

Rain, rain go away..

~TheWisestMagi~


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gregaaron89 responds:

Thanks for the review. I tried my best to create a mood :]


WeHaveFreshCookiesWeHaveFreshCookies

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 4, 2008

I like this a lot.

Very slow and sad, if a bit repetitive. I let it loop for about an hour, while I did my homework. Kudos to you for this real piece of art. ;)


gregaaron89 responds:

"I let it loop for about an hour, while I did my homework."
"I let it loop for about an hour"
"for about an hour"
"AN HOUR"
O_o

That's a bit much I think :D glad you liked.


FroFro

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 3, 2008

Alright =P

Ha, I let this loop several times as I was making a catch up post in my new club, which I thank you for joining. ;) Anyway, very relaxing and nice use of the sound effects here. It was though very repetitive. Perhaps trying to get a little bit of variety in there would make this a better submission to listen to. It is pretty good ambient music though and would go good with a lot of submissions that needed a slow/sad piece of audio to match the animation and concept of their flash. Overall, not too bad and useful for a sad flash.

~ Review Request Club ~


gregaaron89 responds:

I know it's a bit repetitve, I thought it was a good length though. I thought about adding more stuff to it but my soundcard was begging me to stop raping it so I couldn't do much more to this O_o Also I was afraid I would ruin the mood.

Thanks for the review, i hope someone uses it for a flash :D


F-777F-777

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 3, 2008

Very dreamy...

Woah...i LOVE THIS!! This is one piece of artwork here...amazing...sounds very professional =). You definately get a download from me this is just stunning! The beat is just...SO PERFECT! I love the feeling/aura that this song leaves me in i just...wow...

10/10
5/5
Downloaded

I this song gets noticed!
(Awesome work man)


gregaaron89 responds:

:O glad you love it man, I'm honored... and thanks so much for all the support for this one, means a lot :]


wyldfyre1wyldfyre1

Rated 4 / 5 stars December 3, 2008

not bad at all.

Has a really relaxing feel to it and i think thats importent to the over all feeling of the song. I enjoy the rain sounds and such in the background. Just something i think you'd hear in a rain forest (Due to the ambient sexyness) Over all a pretty nice track to listen to. Gets a little repetitive but its very nice to listen to.

Wyldfyre1


gregaaron89 responds:

Thanks, I like the rainforest imagery, it's cool to hear people's interpretations.