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Jul 6, 2014 | 5:30 AM EDT
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9.2 MB
4 min 1 sec
3.76 / 5.00

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So, lately I've been finding that making music has felt more like work than it has fun. So I've decided to shift my attitude about how I'm doing it. I found myself too caught up in making stuff that is more listener friendly and "makes sense" as a song.

In reality... I don't really enjoy making music like that. I enjoy making music just to make music. I don't care if it "makes sense" or if it abides by some rules to fit into X genre. Honestly, I don't even care that much if I mix it perfectly. And I think that's where I lost my way.
Instead of just writing what I find fun, I spent a lot of time trying to achieve things I didn't enjoy.

So this is me going back to my roots and just writing something because I felt like writing it.

And it feels really refreshing to be able to write like that again. It didn't feel like work, it felt like fun.

So I hope you guys enjoy.

FL Studio 11
Omnisphere (LOTS of Omnisphere)
Miroslav Philharmonik



Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is very good. I joined newgrounds this year and it was hard to find you. I like the piano part, because it is logical. (I saw the description though.)


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

this is really cool!! I love the melody, the piano, the effects, really nice song!!!! But there is at 3:05 a little detail (the thing that goes like tuh tuh tuh, not really cool melody... yeah I know hard to illustrate in a review) that breaks the melody... but it doesn't even last 3 second, so it is fine... continue that good job..

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

''back to your roots'' well you should come back to your roots more often this is just smooth erm no perfect not that either ummh guess there nothing to descript this lovely piece ^^

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Glad you like it.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

chill tune! i make music myself also n__n;
- Pandasticality

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

Gone back-to-roots, huh? Hey that's not bad. In fact I don't think I could agree more with much of what you've said in your Author Comments. Music should be an enjoyable thing to do and not really something that feels like a job, unless of course it's your actual career.

Like some of the synths you've got here; I remember the whirly one being used in Phyrnna's "DFOTM".

Keep doing what you're doing. You know, even as a career, if you enjoy making music, it's never really a job to make stuff. Just be you.

The late great Richard Joseph said it best " what I did, and do what no one else is doing". You don't need to find your audience, your audience will find YOU.


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