My entry for the orchestral Mac13. It starts out kind of ominous and tense, but then suddenly decides that it wants to be all heroic and action-y. Who am I to argue? If you need a scene to go along with it, picture a ragtag team of super-powered teenagers sneaking into a heavily guarded compound, and then battling some terrifying super-villain (on top of a speeding train. That always looks badass), and maybe a dramatic heel-face turn at the end? I honestly didn't start with a story, I just hammered out some music. In fact, why don't you tell me what images it conjures up in your collective minds? Seriously. Let me know.
I'm definitely going for a classic Williams/Elfman/Hermann film score sound, but ultimately I think it ended up being a bit too disjointed, and the mix could certainly be better. Whatevs. It was fun to do, and I hope it's equally fun to listen to.
I used Logic Pro, LA Scoring Strings (awesome), Project SAM brass, and a whole lot of Kontakt 4's native library. Probably some other stuff too.