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Date
03/12/2009
File Info
Song
4.5 MB
3 min 15 sec
Score
4.42 / 5.00

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Author Comments

This is another track from Mass Media Constant, the ten-song drum n' bass hybrid album released on Protagonist Records (protagonistrecords.net).

I started the song awhile back, actually as just a 14 or 15 second action film cue, for fun. You'll hear that in the first 14-15 seconds of the track. Then, as I was working on Mass Media Constant, I pulled up this work-in-progress and decided it might sound cool if I approached it in the style of Photek, who had an absolutely amazing DNB track in the 90s called "Ni Ten Ichi Ryu" which combined martial arts sounds and a Japanese influence with chopped breaks.

"Bushido Blade" is basically a tribute to that style. I was thinking of some sort of heated kung-fu showdown, but in a very modern action movie style, hence the heavy sampled breaks mixed with the massive Asian & African drums. It was a TON of fun to make, primarily because it's almost entirely based on rhythm alone (taikos, gongs, cymbals, metals, breaks) instead of harmony and melody.

Enjoy! Again, you can pick up the CD this track and Necromancy were featured on by going to protagonistrecords.net. It's only $7 for a full quality digital download.

Reviews


AvizuraAvizura

Rated 5 / 5 stars October 23, 2012

ZIRCON!

I was JUST going to post a comment telling that this reminded me of "Ni Ten Ichi Ryu" from Photek till I read your description, haha!

Great work man!

Good luck with your music!


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LatinomusicLatinomusic

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 3, 2012

cooooooool!!!


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pancakekittypancakekitty

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 19, 2012

OOOOHHHHHHH HELL! I loved it. It was the taiko drums of the future. Five stars to you and keep'em coming!



XwaynecoltXXwaynecoltX

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars May 23, 2012

Nice tune

Nice tune here even liked some of the backround effecs you had going on, gave you the sense it was really happening or some sorta adventure was going on, so the sound/fx played a good part in this, this was one of those tunes that kept you listening for more and at about 3 min long it was still going strong so on those aspects of stuff it did very well and flowed from start to end, so awsome job on this i had fun with it and enjoyed it very much as i know others will too.

~~THINGS TO IMPROVE ON~~
So alla nd all this was pretty good, some extra sound/fx like you already had, but you can add more for that extra effects. but other then that it was a pretty good tune.



ErichoEricho

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars November 5, 2011

Great stuff!

What made me so happy about this was how it kept up how good it was the whole time. From beginning to end, there were these authentic ninja/samurai sounds. It really gave you the feeling that you were going off on some wild adventure. It wasn't scary most of the time, but more of a feeling of wonder. I guess that's where the word "wonderful" came from? There is simpy high paced action and awesome lyrics the entire time around.

You don't know where this thing is going. There are a few pauses with softer music and a few times where the music changes completely. There's little bits of music thrown in for good measure and a great trip the entire time. I can understand why this was used in a fair number of flash submissions. It's great to know how you extended it from being less than half a minute long. The instrumentals keep the thrills up the whole time!