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I wrote this song with a visual theme in mind.
That theme is lights (I guess you could say mystical) traveling through a dark forest at night, eventually reaching a lighthouse on a hillside.
The lighthouse's lamp turns on, lighting up the sea ahead.
Hope you like it!
i love how the song progresses, great melody, at 0:47 i just imagine floating in the air, great job!
Thank you kindly!
Excellent! That sounded awesome.
Thank you very much! :)
Honestly, I wasn't sure of what to expect from this since you only recently started uploading and you got on the top submissions, but I admit this is good music. I mean, starting at 1:33 it sounds like something I would write.
I think your drums feel alienated, though. I'd suggest either to use different samples or reverb, cutting out some of the low mid/bass punch in your snare and try to cut freqs where you can in your bass drum. I'm not telling you to make sacrifices in your bass drum, just see what you can EQ out of the picture, cuz it sounds a bit messy with all these low freqs from the piano (which I'd imagine you don't want to cut too much of).
I also feel a lack of panoramic depth. Play with the panning of your instruments so you can get a sweeter ambient feel.
It's a good song and I get the idea, it just need mixing work.
To be honest, its really relaxing and feels like I'm in a kick ass scene for some random reason.
R4R took me here.
This was fantastic, man, and sort of falls under one of my favorite genres of music. It felt like Portishead or Massive Attack had a baby with Enigma and gave it a piano. Very well done. What program do you use? Is that a real piano?
I'm about to go out so I don't have the time to listen to it without my fancy headphones but it sounds like it's pretty well mastered. I mention that because I usually check how my stuff sounds on tiny speakers (like in my laptop), on good quality headphones, and on big speakers (in my car), so that anyone listening with any kind of speaker will have a good time.
I did notice that when it peaks, some of the percussion is over powered. It's not a bad thing, really, because it's not like I couldn't hear it at all; just the presence of the snare got a lot shorter, for example. Do you know what I mean? It's entirely forgivable with those strings, though.
Hey thank you! Your kind words mean a lot! I used Reaper as the DAW, lots of synths made in NI Massive and the piano samples in East West Quantum Leap Colossus. Great library of samples. I can't take much credit for how good those sound, hah.
I'm still pretty novice when it comes to mixing/production/mastering. I see what you mean regarding the snare. I'm still at the point where I'm trying to balance out a sound's strength with it's tendency to choke other parts of the mix.
Thanks again for the feedback!
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