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Date
12/26/2006
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Song
1.5 MB
1 min 36 sec
Score
4.22 / 5.00

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Author Comments

A battle loop I had created for Xiphon's RPG game. Loops, filled with a desperate energy!

Reviews


phoenixfirexphoenixfirex

Rated 5 / 5 stars January 3, 2007

Good One Maestro

Thats some serious AssKickin dude.
AWESOME!

Note: I have uploaded some more. Check It Out.


MaestroRage responds:

Thanks phoenix, will do as soon as I find the time ;).

Thanks for the review.


Slayer-of-trollsSlayer-of-trolls

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 31, 2006

Hey

I've been away for a while but I'm back to review your newest tune. I like it a lot. The drums sound amazing to me. I can hear a metal influence in them like some of the other reviewers were saying as well as some jazz. It's some of your best drum work if you ask me.

This track sounds really great... I'm really impressed by it.

Now I've got some other tunes to listen to and review.

The female vocal samples are really well used as well. Keep it up and you'll be on your way to being really amazing.


MaestroRage responds:

I also spent the most time on them. Some people pointed out that it doesn't quite... work with the melody. I can see where they are coming from, but I personally thought the jazz/metal influenced percussion would add to that whole "game" feel, something to keep the listeners moderately entertained.

Thank you Killer, i'm glad you dropped by, it has been too long since we last talked hasn't it? I hope to see you online again sometime soon ^^.

Thank you for the review, i'm glad you liked the piece.


Zen-ZudokaiZen-Zudokai

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 28, 2006

Stand defient...

Very good as always Maestro. I checked some of the reviews for this piece and agreed with the first one. The violin and vocals were just the right volume, but the beat, the bass drum, was too loud and sucked the power from the other key insturments. Anyway's, on to the story. Dark skies begin to spread over a countryside. The people of this community know that the evil armies are coming and some of them run away but a good portion stay. They are staying because a young boy is standing at the border of the community with a wooden shield and a shortsword. He is visibly shaking but he mutters to himself, "If no one else is going to defend their homes, then I will." Impressed by the boy's courage and wanting to defend their own homes they stay and defend their homes with the young boy. I'm leaving the story here at this point. Not to be rude but you'll have to draw your own conclusion. Pm it to me when you get the chance to. Keep up the good work...


MaestroRage responds:

I have already saw a conclusion for it. I will tell you through the one means I know how Zen, I will create a song. I will pm you it's name, I hope you will see it's conclusion, by giving me the story, I hope to give you the ending.

I suspect my new external sound card is screwing me over. I figure it's compensating for sounds when I don't want it to, as that intereferes with how it will sound anywhere else, and that is no good for me. I will have to take it out entirely.

Thanks for the review Zen, your ongoing support means a great deal to me, thanks for the story, i'm glad you liked the piece!


DarKsidE555DarKsidE555

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 28, 2006

DarK sidE!

Thats what I thought first. :(

Bastard...you could at least do a little tribute for me. :P

lawl. Anyways...

My good man, I must say this track stands out yet again. I really don't know what to bug about. It's in a quality were you can say: "this needs to be in a video game etc."

I'm not joking around, I hope you know that.

Keep up the outstanding work fellow musician bastard. To the path of teh darkside. >: (

lmao. ^^

Thanks for your vote, DarKsidE555! You voted 5 for _-={Dark Skies}=-_, raising its score from 4.50 to 4.57.


MaestroRage responds:

you know what! I shall TOTALLY do a tribute for you and a few others who I feel deserve recognition. I shall call it "The Shrine in Tribute" you shall see, it will be a great melody and I hope it will show everybody who much their support means to me.

Maybe I should have put it in video game, but then Chron would go insane "GET THE FROOK OUT OF MY GENRE1!!" and then people would think I was remixing something, which is not the case.

In any case, thanks Darkside, i'm glad you liked it ^^. THank you again for the review.


BosaBosa

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 28, 2006

Oh..

I just so happened to come across this one. The score was something I do admire indeed. French Horns and bells is quite an intersting mix of instruments. As much detail you have added in these layers of instruments, I'm sure you put some time into this. I'm also sure you had a blast while doing it. Hm.. that Irina Brochin sure is handy isn't she?

If you're looking for a story like you always add in most of your reviews, I have one for this piece.

"The skies are of the darkest gray.. the thunderstorms are heavy in sound.. and the rain.. pours with the death and anxiety surely to soon come. Soon our hero is looking upwards to these skies whilst waiting upon his lonely fort walls. At long last the ultimate tale will soon unfold. As the hero tightly grips his long, steel spear in hand, the dragon pours from the gloomed skies with vicous roars sounding as loud as the thunder above. Its eyes glow red from the hatred and death of many men. As it closes in, our hero stances ready and waiting for the inevitable. Of course he will not survive this, but he is at a hope to see his fellow comrades in the next world. The dragon swiftly scoops down breathing fire from its nostrils at the shaken hero. Our hero was able to launch his spear at this godly dragon, yet in turn, losing his life. While the dragon screams in hopes to ease the pain from its pierced heart, it falls ever so deeply down to the dark bottom unable to be seen. So both the hero and the dragn fell, yet the contact was a great show in maddness and also hatred for another. Oh the bagpipe'n play, so the hero is now in peace."

After my solitude was over in writing this short story, I was able to see more in this song than what was played. Perhaps their is more to music than samples and fast paced techno.

-Bosa


MaestroRage responds:

what an interesting story! Truly it showed me a great and vivid scene, and truth be told I had never imagined the hero being killed, a noble and honourable sacrafice on his behalf for sure!

There is always more to music then samples and techno, even techno pieces have the power to tell a story, just not with as much clarity, and more abstract. I have yet to create a golden melody which I feel is out there. A song, a story that can move somebodies mind to such large degrees... I wonder if such a song could ever be made, what with music being so subjective, but it is a goal I have set for myself, and one I will tirelessly persue.

Thank you for the review and story Bosa, truly it was an interesting one. I'm glad you liked the piece.!