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4.38 / 5.00

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Rated 4.38 / 5 stars
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This is my entry for round 1 of NGDAM! I'm glad this competition had me writing music. I may add a few more vocal parts later, but deadlines. teehee~

Edit: Wow, thanks for the frontpage exposure NG!

Edit 2: Updated mix! No more bass drum problems <:

From the doubt in our cortex
Rationale is attained;

Repose keeps us afraid
But fear is the chemical gluing our vigilance together

Reason lets us thrive
Use the spectrum in your eyes

From a callow soul comes courage
Naive courage

No God to guide me through this, my nerves quiver steadily, but that means I am free
Now, no longer hollow, but still, I'm just a formula

Oh, our hearts are led astray, but that's okay, for we are just chemicals
Our souls may stay as shallow ponds, but nothing's wrong; we are the universe



Rated 5 / 5 stars

you probably heard this already...
I never was into this jazzy rock type of music until now
keep rockin'


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

System of a: Drowned in the Sound of Music
It's been a while since I've been into Serj and his crew, and I'm sure by this point, I'd have to practically beat the dust of my old S.O.A.D. CDs if I wanted to listen in. However, I wouldn't mind doing that right now, after listening to this wonderful tune, which has perfectly reminded me of why I fell in love with the spirit in those tunes.

If you have no clue who System is, not only shame upon you, but also it is time to search for a coffee shop or Best Buy (But not Borders, since they don't exist anymore) and pick up an album. This song, which mirrors the spiritual tone and perplexity of such a band, shows how creative our human minds are. Intertwining between slow and trippy to faster and more lyrically driven, it winds in and out of practical dimensions to create sounds of a new higher order of thought.

The artist, I'm sure, thinks I have the concurrent influence of THC or lysergic acid-B about me at the moment, but I assure you, artist, and the rest of the readers here, that I genuinely feel that this song, as electronic a rock song it is, really shows deep meaning and wonderful sound that any inspired artist should follow up on.
4.5/5 - More than worthy

+ "Chemicals" needs an entry in another NG media piece; it's fully deserving of such
+ Nice and long, unlike some unfortunately great-but-short songs on this site.
+ Deep lyrics and subdimensional sounds are almost trippy (In a good-er sense)
+ Shadows System of a Down, which was one of my favorite bands for a time.
+ As weird as the intro is, it does successfully blend electronic elements with fusion rock.

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Kor-Rune responds:

I do know SOAD! They have incredible rhythms and very driving sounds. And what a divine review, thank you for all the kind words!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

That's crazy how much some parts of this song remind me franck zappa XD

Anyway, great composition, good lyrics and good mix of genre.
I like.

Kor-Rune responds:

Thanks for your kind words :>

And dude Zappa is the shit, fuck yeah. Plenty of inspiration from Frank!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Wow this song is just something amazing!
All of it is spot on and fits together like a glove.
Even though it is all great i have to give a special note to the guitar guy being myself a guitar player, he is brilliant on this awsome piece.

Kor-Rune responds:

Thank you! I appreciate that you enjoy my playing, and the song!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

WOW dude, GREAT stuff man, It reminds me kind of Steve Vai, Radiohead, and System of a Down had a beautiful baby. WONDERFUL dude..... this is unbelievable, just friggin amazing dude.




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Kor-Rune responds:

Thanks man! I appreciate the kind review and generous scores. C: