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4 min 7 sec
4.37 / 5.00

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Name: Eye of the Dragon || Composer: Echo || Status: SONG
Patterns: 267
Automations: 128
Length: 4:07
Plugins Used:
---- East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum Plus Edition
---- East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Choirs
---- East West Quantum Leap Wordbuilder
---- East West Quantum Leap Stormdrum
---- East West Quantum Leap Stormdrum 2
---- East West Quantum Leap Ministry of Rock
---- East West Quantum Leap Ra
---- East West Quantum Leap Silk
---- East West Quantum Leap Pianos Gold
---- East West Quantum Leap Voices of Passion
---- Parametric EQ 2
---- Some Reeverb Plugins

---- So here I am again after a long absence from Newgrounds. I've decided to return with a bang and as a result, I'm uploading a song which I believe is honestly one of my best tracks, and also the one which I worked hardest and longest on.

This track will serve 2 purposes, It will first and foremost serve as my submission to the Orchestral MAC 2012, hosted by BrokenDeck. It's a pretty large competition with some of the greatest names on Newgrounds regards Orchestral music (such as PeterSatera, Bosa, Supersteph54, samulis, etc), so I doubt I'll make it that far, but I can honestly say I gave it my all.

The song's second purpose will be as the Title track of my new album (Eye of the Dragon) which I will be uploading on my Bandcamp Account (
. I am uploading this Title track on Newgrounds as a preview of this album, which will be available soon.

Regards the song's production, this track is a result of 41 hours, 38 minutes of work. It is also my longest track to date, and definitely my most detailed. I spent a lot of time humanizing, desyncing, harmonizing and EQing to attain as much perfection as I could. I know quality isn't such a high factor in this MAC, but I still tried to give as much realism as I could.

Regards instruments and orchestration, I used: violins, violas, cellos, double basses, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, french horns, trumpets, trombones, tubas, harp, piano, alto singers, bass singers, tenor singers, 2 solo singers, a range of percussions (cymbals, timpanis, godzilla hits, djembe, etc), koto, accoustic guitar, xiao, dizi, electric bass, clean electric guitar, glockenspiel and probably some others which I'm forgetting.

As for credits, I can't list all the people who helped me with this here, because I'd never finish, but I'd primarily like to thank Supersteph54 for giving me a shit-tonne of criticism and tips and Logical-Defiance for his help.

So that's it I guess. 267 Patterns, 128 Automations, 67 Play Instances, 164 Bars and 41 hours of work spread over 2 months. I sure hope you enjoy listening to this as much as I enjoyed making it. Feedback is very much appreciated!





Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


Echo responds:

Thank you! :)

Erik Scerri
- Echo Productions


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

great song! should be in a movie!

Echo responds:

Heh Thanks ;)

Erik Scerri
- Echo Productions


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I haven't heard such a marvelous song quite a time. Beethoven is no match for you.

Echo responds:

Haha I wish :P

Thanks for the review ;)

Erik Scerri
- Echo Productions


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Way to go with this song!
I enjoyed it, and its obvious without you telling us, you spent a bit of time on it.
A bit of the song after the 2 min mark reminded me of the " The Blood of Cu Chulainn ".
All in all, great work.

Echo responds:

I did indeed spend quite a lot of time on this. Glad you enjoyed it ;)

Erik Scerri
- Echo Productions


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Congratulations, dude. Very nice song. Can't stop listening :D

Echo responds:

Thanks! Much appreciated :)

Erik Scerri
- Echo Productions