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Date
02/08/2012
File Info
Song
11.7 MB
5 min 8 sec
Score
4.26 / 5.00

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Rated 4.26 / 5 stars
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Genres:
Other - Cinematic
Tags:
apocalypse
2012
orchestra
cinematic

Author Comments

This is for the Orchestra Mac12 Jan/Feb -
http://www.newgrounds.com /bbs/topic/1287744

So this is my first track of 2012! Yay! So I thought to myself since the year 2012 is so popular for being our last year, then why not make my first track all about that.

For this I was looking for a sort of disaster sound, which was one of the hardest things I stupidly decided to do. However, although the entire track was to represent megasized chaos I did want to dive into a sort of survival sound, because that's what it's all about, surviving the entity which causes the threat. What that threat is, I'll leave to your imagination. Because of the nature of genre, I wanted things to twist, turn, stun and clash, yet then be able to come together. It proved troublesome, but so much fun ( I can say that now that's done!" lol)

Theres a full orchestra running here with aggressive percussion to cause a bit more drama and some choirs here and there to emphasise scale of events which take place illustrating the impending doom. You may find that you need to turn up your volume, my mastering is a bit poor and I can't seem to get things loud without distorting the sound.

I've heard some excellent tracks in the OrchMac12 so far, with some stunning compositions from great artists, and as I've read more to come! If you haven't heard about the OrcMac then there's still time to enter! The final date is Feb 15th. All the best to all the involved artists!

Thanks for listening!
P.S. My computer hated me for this project.

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Edit:
So some people are messaging me via PM and reviews asking what are you hearing being used...so here is a quick list. Keep in mind, EVERYTHING is layered, so anytime you hear something it's no doubt sharing the spot with something else, even if its like two trombones from different packages, etc. I feel like it widens the sound, even if it puts insane stress on RAM and CPU (which both were maxed). But that's just my opinion, ive heard some amazing things withour layering, and it might be the reason why i have mastering problems.

FLStudio for DAW
LA Scoring Strings,
Cinematic Strings
Cinematic Strings Monster Staccatos
Eastwest Orchestra Gold XP
Project Sam Symphobia
Project Sam Trumpets
Project Sam Trombones
VSL French Horns
Symphony of Voices
Eastwest Choirs
Stormdrum and Stormdrum 2
Epic FX
True Strike

Reviews


AcryliaAcrylia

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I am getting all these VSTs, no doubt in my mind, because this is just mind blowing. I can't wait to see what you'd do if you decided to put some metal in there like a guitar or drums. You could easily match against Two Steps to Hell.


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PeterSatera responds:

OOoo Guitar and a drumkit.... I like that idea! ;)

Thanks for the score and comments!


MrRedstoneMrRedstone

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I rarely write reviews but this honestly blew me away because when I write orchestral pieces I try to make them sound as realistic as possible but listening this made me think I'm not doing a good enough job because this sounds absolutely brilliant. The composition is flawless and it builds so well. I applaud you good sir for creating a piece of orchestra gold.


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varrin7varrin7

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

I feel like you should have started it a little mellower, in order to make the more intense parts seem....well more intense. The second half, from maybe about 3:00 on felt a lot more "together" than the first half. I guess the main problem I have is that it felt too "busy". Maybe you could have had a section where most of the instruments drop out, and maybe go into a quick percussion solo.

But overall, a great track, and you got the "disaster" feel down pretty well. Good luck in the contest!


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Kevin49Kevin49

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Truely amazing.



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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Brilliant. Exiting. Multiple progressions. You sir are a first class artist, both in music and out. I still say your best off in music, and would love at one point to commision a piece from you for a commercial game, but thats long off.