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Date
03/09/2009
File Info
Song
6.9 MB
7 min 35 sec
Score
4.35 / 5.00

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Rated 4.35 / 5 stars
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Genres:
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Author Comments

YES! ITS FINALLY FINISHED. GOD DAMN.
244 patterns of torture finally payed off.

So this is it, the conclusion of the control series.
Im still not completely satisfied with this song, but its the best i can do for now!
The file size limit on ng, is as most of you know, 8MB. Wich is why i cant serve you more than 128kbit
of CtrlMind. I know alot of you have been waiting for this, as i actually promised it to be finished 2 months ago. Im so sorry it took so long! and im grateful you all had the patience to stick around! truth is, ive been REALLY busy with personal things... Anyways! I hope you like it! ive worked my ass off both trying to make it fit the rest of the series, and making a climax of this Breakbeat hell.

Enjoy! pleeaseeee.
And check out my soon to come newsblog. its gonna be huge!

~Waterflame

Reviews


xassxass

Rated 5 / 5 stars

it reMINDS thing-thing 3

anyway.. its awesome! XD


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Waterflame responds:

Thanks :D


MusicIsBlissMusicIsBliss

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wow, now the hard part, critisizing

So, wow, the song is awesome, not really a surprise seeing as your music has been awesome for years since, well, i guess when i first heard sky runner.
back then, i never really used the audio portal, and you and cornandbeans were the only two people i really listened to. Slowly that thought me to go deeper into the (very confusing and scary) audio portal, where i learned about more music. cornandbeans kinda dissapeared, but you have always been here, creating more and more awesome music. then i remember people always referencing anything good to space pirates, heck, they even used that as an example for the CC mac contest, didn't they, and then you know what, it turns out all these new songs you made were either for, or just ended up in, castle crashers.

anyway, tome to review this beast of a song.

Drums. The basic kick and snare seem to stay where they are, throughout all filters and progressions, except when there is no kick or snare. i guess that is necessary for such a long song to keep its momentum. I really like all the different things you did with the drums, filtering was amazing, your hi-hat, what is it?it almost sounds like, well, not a hi-hat, but does sound too much like the snare at points, i admit. at around 5:00, i don't like the how you can here the reverb of the snare, it kinda gets hurt, from compression, or just cause of the sample, I'm not sure. also, sometimes the kick looses itself in the low saw, maybe a little of sidechain is in order there, just a wee bit, like a few dB. also i like the initial snare with the little bit of compressed reverb, sounds sexy.

General instruments. I pretty much like all of them, don't know what to comment on, umm. some of the high instruments kinda forget their boundaries and flow into the bass, but not too much, i guess it is inevitable with the constant change of instrument patterns and so forth. some of the 8-bit seems really outta place, i know you like it, but you may need to reverb it and EQ back a bit or something to make it seem natural to the song. the main instrument kinda gets repetitive, i believe thats where any of the feeling of repetition comes from, it overlaps both the bass and the treble at any given time, so it tends to stay lead the entire time, which also i guess may be necessary, but that is why the song feels a little long (well, ya, aside from the fact that it is long). I also really like that funky bounce in instrument you play from 4:06-4:12, what is that, and what did you do with it? The strings later on are quite good as well, very unnoticeable at first, which is great for strings. the synth after these strings is nice too, EQ'd perfectly, like wow, my only complaint about this is that pulling it in and out doesn't really give you the potential to build with it, you just seem to go back to the strings and alarm buzzing synth.

Random hits: Plentiful and beautiful, the dentist drill sound, the fade ins and outs of random instruments, all the background noises, all the little IDM hits of quick repetition. Any good song has lots of little random sound sin it, and this has that, how do you choose what to put where, and how are you able to fill the whole song with little things like that without making anything take over. again the only thing at this point is the 8-bit sounds, but still, fantastic job.

Random vocals. apparently you like the "i like you" "i like me too" the most, because it is used most often. I really enjoy the parts with the quick sinusoid panning, or LFO, or ping-pong, whatever you feel like calling, kinda takes a bit of presence in the song, but sounds amazing. The EQing of all of the vocals are great too, they are hidden behind the song, but are still audible, and you can tell what they are saying, HOW DID YOU DO THAT SO WELL? was it the samples? was it the compression? was it the EQing? was it a combination, please let me know!

sorry that the review turned more into just observations, but this is WAY above my level. I don't really care if you read it all, but please, teach my anything you can. oop, well im out of tex


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Waterflame responds:

WOW! that has to be one of the longest and most serious reviews ive ever gotten. ofcource i red it all, i always read everything pepole write to me. i just cant respond to them all, usually.. i must say i agree with almost everything you said, this beast of a song was so hard to control. i had to do tons of nifty little things to keep the CPU level from breaking of the chart. Cycerin gave me some helpfull tips on how to prevent the song from suicide..

as said im not completely happy with the outcome, but i could poke at it forever with little result. all in all im happy with it! and im realy gratefull you took the time to write this skyscraper review. it actually helped aswell as beeing nice. a real constructive review! ;)

and the voices, its actually "i love you, i love you too" i tired to get out the feeling of mind control.
well, since you took the time to review ill take the time to explain. the control series is a little story, wich has something to do with one of my game concepts. the last stage of the song is where obviously pepole get brainwashed. the voices are sampled from a old Dos game, and was ment to represent that. they turn into monotone dolls. the voices in the song goes like this, if you listen closely: "jenny, i, i, i feel something abnormal! GUUaegh" "HELP ME!"
"I Love you." " I Love you too"

To tell you the truth, im not that good at mastering, i just basicly fix whats wrong without giving it any special thought. "opps too much treble *fix fix somehow* XD

anyways, Thank you! glad you liked it :D


gankrogankro

Rated 5 / 5 stars

gharghl...

it's 4am.. gotta finish my ISU on the odyssey... this is keeping me awake... gharghl...


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Waterflame responds:

Good luck :D


phsycofrogphsycofrog

Rated 5 / 5 stars

DAAAAMN

that was sick i am so feeling that! guys below are right someone needs to snag this into there game cos this is off the charts awesome. exactly what i wanna hear from the person i wanna heaer it from. congrats on the tank you deserve it!


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Waterflame responds:

awesome :D thank you so much ^-^


wiskiwiski

Rated 5 / 5 stars

hella intense!

definitely belongs in a game or flash movie
a little repetitive however but fun to listen to


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Waterflame responds:

True! that was my biggest issue. thank you!