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Response to The Underdog List 2010-01-29 12:45:48

I'd like to nominate:

Neurotangent

He's improved a lot from when he first joined, and writes in what I feel is a recognizable style of his. He writes down tempo ambient and is worth a listen if that's within a genre realm one likes.

Noteable Songs:

  • Organic Module
    Organic Module by Neurotangent

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    Score
    4.15 / 5.00
    Type
    Song
    Genre
    Miscellaneous
    Popularity
    82 Views
  • Bitfeel
    Bitfeel by Neurotangent

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    Score
    4.28 / 5.00
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    Song
    Genre
    Miscellaneous
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    127 Views


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-01-30 10:59:28

Id like to nominate DjKanis. He makes some pretty cool trance songs.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-01-31 10:54:32

I personally think that I am an underrated music artist here on Newgrounds. My muisc isn't perfect, but I believe that it deserves more credit than it has received. It's just that every time I post a song, I start to get good ratings and then one "zero bomber" will absolutely demolish my score and it never goes back up. I've had a song on the front page before and I'm pretty sure I've only improved since that song. I wish people wouldn't "zero bomb." :(


Check me out on: YouTube l Soundcloud l Facebook

Newest song: Goon Squad

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-02-03 14:22:44

http://bsmattw.newgrounds.com/

He is an awesome musician and doesn't really get much attention. He really disserves it though.

He does chiptune music. Listen to it and admire his work.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-02-19 04:30:14

Haha, now this would be a nice list to be on lmao. I never get any dance reviews these days. Not yet anyway. Always votes and downloads, if that, But i suppose thats the norm :(

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-02-19 04:32:17

Damn reviews* not dance reviews :P

But ill stay away and exclude nominating myself lmao

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-03-14 12:33:19

Well, personally, newgrounds thinks I suck, and I think that I suck, but I sort of meet the requirements. I have a lot of shitty songs, maybe that equals like one win song?


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-03-14 12:34:22

At 3/14/10 12:33 PM, whitebabbit wrote: Well, personally, newgrounds thinks I suck, and I think that I suck, but I sort of meet the requirements. I have a lot of shitty songs, maybe that equals like one win song?

Fuck it, I fail, nevermind.
No self nominations, shit.
I FUCKING FORGOT

/facepalm


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-03-16 22:16:58

Well, I'm going to nominate myself.

I've been making music for a little while (A few months), but most of my songs get 1-2 stars and no reviews, which makes me sad. If you're interested in listening, I'd suggest you skip over the songs I've made that have no icons. They're kind of the worse ones.

Thanks for considering me.


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-03-25 17:44:12

I'm going to nominate myself as well, because I'm awesome like that.

I've been producing music on Reason 4 for the past 3-4 years now, and I've taken several college classes on music production and MIDI. In terms of instruments I play drums and keyboards. I recently finished the construction of an electronic drum set which I am currently using in my latest productions. I occasionally use vocalists that I recruit from local open mic nights and various levels of my social circle.

I am really looking to get some exposure on this website, and its annoying when I post something that gets less than 20 views and several zero bombs. I feel its very hard to get your foot in the door here.

Thank you all.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-04-21 13:36:44

  • Sucker For Your Smile
    Sucker For Your Smile by Xiratava

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    3.97 / 5.00
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    1,917 Views

listen and judge for yourselves.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-04-21 13:45:59

You guys really don't know what you're missing. CLICK IT NOW, TRUST ME ON THIS.

  • Noisy - Lifehouse: Beacon
    Noisy - Lifehouse: Beacon by INoisy

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    3.88 / 5.00
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    Ambient
    Popularity
    207 Views


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-12 14:17:09

http://s-rock.newgrounds.com/

Listen to the newest songs/beats First then go down the list and so on till you find something worth any value.

And please....Enjoy :D


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-14 00:46:40

SELF NOMINATION.
yay.

hi im a nubbie on ng, ive been listenin to the portal for a pretty long time though, made 3 songs so far and they wouldve gotten ok ratings, but i posted a rage thread and a whole bunch of ppl gave me 0's.

so anyways i just finished my 3rd song for ng:

  • Finding a Feeling
    Finding a Feeling by jpbear

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    4.59 / 5.00
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    Trance
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    24 Views

i dont think its THAT bad.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-15 17:32:27

Self nominations... very altruist and generous... thank you for sharing your thoughts about yourself and only yourself.

Now, let's get to what is really about in this thread, nominating artists that really worth attention but for some reason, they are unknown and not enough appreciated.
TonalEcstasy
Probably one of the few, if not the only one, a cappella group.
Most of their stuff seems to be recorded live, they have also some vids on YouTube with live concerts.
Best tracks (to my taste):

  • TX - Michael Jackson Medley
    TX - Michael Jackson Medley by TonalEcstasy

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    Score
    3.85 / 5.00
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    Pop
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    56 Views
  • TX - Bad Mama Jama
    TX - Bad Mama Jama by TonalEcstasy

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    3.78 / 5.00
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    97 Views
  • TX - 90's Medley
    TX - 90's Medley by TonalEcstasy

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    3.77 / 5.00
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    48 Views

And a very nice rendition of Red Hot Chilly Peppers's hit "Under the Bridge" on YouTube.

Really, enjoy !
I have already for the 3rd time looping in my headphones

  • TX - Strong Enough
    TX - Strong Enough by TonalEcstasy

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    3.97 / 5.00
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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-19 14:21:05

HOT DANG!!

  • Legends of Umbrella
    Legends of Umbrella by MrDAI

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    4.34 / 5.00
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    Ambient
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    129 Views

Who is this cat?? It's funny that the review I left him was the first one! WTH? Is that guy for real?

Anyway, totally nominated.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-19 14:26:46

At 5/19/10 02:21 PM, joshhunsaker wrote: HOT DANG!!
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/3 26627
Who is this cat?? It's funny that the review I left him was the first one! WTH? Is that guy for real?

Anyway, totally nominated.

Wow, those sounds sound a LOT like East/West Silver sounds.

Anyway, agreed, awesome song.


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-21 20:14:14

Hiya guys how are you? Well Im doing good and I would like to try nominating my self. Personally I think im the shit at making music (Doesn't mean im the best though) I have been making music for about 4 years now. It started out as a hobbie some thing to do just for fun, and about a year later I found my self wanting to be a real musician. I make all kinds of music. My favorite though would have to be the electronic sounding stuff like Trance, Techno, DnB ect. But I also try to make music that could fit in games and what not. In a sense I am new to newgrounds but I have been back and forth to this site since hmmm well since the madness videos were first posted WAY back in the day. But Up until recently I hadn't uploaded any music on this site.

Well heres a link to my profile page.

http://e-mahler.newgrounds.com/

Let me know what you guys think ^ ^

PS: I didnt mean to sound conseeded (Cant spell xD) but thats how I feel I have come far enough to know that Im sick when it comes to making music even if others don't think so :P.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-21 23:35:15

I feed off of others opinions. I barely get any reviews and only care a little bit. I try, I post, I have fun with it, and I want to improve. So. I would like to make my plea of underdogship. I delve in multiple genres, and like screwing around with sound conventions I don't even know. I find myself knowing that something is wrong in almost everything I publish here but unable to pick out what. I record everything I post, but hope to at least partially change that. Here to face the firing squad of the Grounds. Mister Bear.

misterbear.newgrounds.com

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 11:40:58

Blackhole12's been nominated loads of times before in this thread, and I even nominated him once before, but I'm nominating him again because no matter how hard he tries, he never got a Top 5 before, and not because he's a bad artist, but because of those greedy assholes we all know as 0-bombers.

Just listen to his latest song...

  • ~BH~ Soar [Original Mix]
    ~BH~ Soar [Original Mix] by Blackhole12

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    Score
    4.25 / 5.00
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    Genre
    Latin
    Popularity
    136 Views

LISTEN TO IT! TRUST ME. YOU'LL DOWNLOAD IT THE INSTANT YOU HEAR IT.

GUARANTEED.


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 11:48:08

At 5/23/10 11:40 AM, Supersteph54 wrote: Stuff

I love how it's a pure trance song, yet he uploaded it to the Latin section. Your buddy is a douche who is trying to work the system by putting his song in a less popular genre to avoid getting bombed. Don't try to work the system then have your friends cry for you about not making weekly top 5.

Seriously, zero bombers don't really bother me anymore. But this blatant abuse of the system where everyone can see really annoys me.


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 11:52:16

At 5/23/10 11:48 AM, Gravey wrote:
At 5/23/10 11:40 AM, Supersteph54 wrote: Stuff
I love how it's a pure trance song, yet he uploaded it to the Latin section. Your buddy is a douche who is trying to work the system by putting his song in a less popular genre to avoid getting bombed. Don't try to work the system then have your friends cry for you about not making weekly top 5.

Well, he said he's about to leave NG so he'd really like some Top 5 before he goes, so to be honest I really don't blame him for doing that. 0-bombers abuse the system, so the only way to counter it is abusing it back.

Seriously, zero bombers don't really bother me anymore. But this blatant abuse of the system where everyone can see really annoys me.

Obviously 0-bombers won't annoy you anymore, your songs are amazing and have gotten loads of top 5's before :P.


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 11:59:52

At 5/23/10 11:52 AM, Supersteph54 wrote: stuff again

Im not hijacking this thread over this. It's shady and you know it, whether or not he is leaving Newgrounds or not. Doesn't change the fact. If you (he) are gonna work the system at least do so that isn't so obvious, and then have your friends post your songs in the forum for everyone to see what you are doing. I'd rather him proxy vote than do this. At least it would be so blatantly obvious.

That's all I'll say about it.


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 12:12:32

I would like to nominate:

Sadlersongs

How this guy is not more popular on this site is beyond me. Possibly the second best composer here after Danman. And since Danman is leaving Newgrounds I'd say this guy is the best now. Everything he has posted is exquisite, and all of your lives would be better for listening to this guy's pieces. No joke, this guy is the best in terms of orchestral/classical composition. Just superb work.

His specialty is without a doubt brass. He's won all kinds of awards with his brass ensemble compositions. I can't think of them off the top of my head, I just remember reading about them on his personal website. Which for the life of me I can't seem to locate at the moment.

Some of my favorite pieces of his:

  • Flying Brass
    Flying Brass by sadlersongs

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    Score
    3.99 / 5.00
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    Classical
    Popularity
    150 Views
  • Tango for String Quartet
    Tango for String Quartet by sadlersongs

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    Score
    4.09 / 5.00
    Type
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    Genre
    Classical
    Popularity
    1,517 Views
  • Let Us Battle!
    Let Us Battle! by sadlersongs

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    Score
    4.03 / 5.00
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    Classical
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    1,602 Views


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 12:50:12

I nominate myself. http://newgeneral.newgrounds.com/audio/

I'm not that well known, only a few of my tracks have about 7 reviews maximum.

]What software?
Fruity Loops 8 XXL Edition. VSTs: EastWest Quantum Leap Gold Edition, Stormdrum, Truepianos, z3ta+, Sylenth1, Vengeance Sound Packs 1,2 and 3, Toxic Biohazard, Vanguard, Edirol Orchestral, NI Massive, PoiZonea and SuperRiff Guitar.

Preferred Music type to create?
I mostly make trance, classical, new age and orchestral music.

How long have you been making digital music for?
About 2 years I guess, started in FL Studio 8 from scratch, using the default FL pack.

]Where would you like to take your music to?
Will do music technology to drastically improve my music making skills and make it more technical and independent(not so dependent on already made VST sounds)
Already have one album up, at least it's a start. I really don't know if I want to join a company or a record to promote my music and sell it, I want to sell my own music personally so I get all the 100% profit and just let people hear what emotions I try to put into my music.

There's lots more I can include but I can't be bothered, just check out my latest music to get the jest of it. My 2009 aren't that good as I was experimenting with genres and VSTs.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 15:13:52

pick me fuckers, i am newgrounds culture... personified.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-23 16:30:08

At 5/23/10 12:12 PM, Gravey wrote: I would like to nominate:

Sadlersongs

Now that's a nomination. WOW !!!
Thanks for the links :)

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-24 09:37:01

@newgeneral
You do realize that is quite annoying to self nominate every second post.
Ok, we got it, you are your own favorite artist.

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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-24 10:09:39

I wish to nominate another find orchestral artist here on Newgrounds, PenguinSam

He writes very chorale-esque pieces. I've been a fan of his for quite a while, and I'm honestly amazed he hasn't received a bit more attention. Some of my favorite songs of his would be :

  • <PS> Antarctica
    <PS> Antarctica by PenguinSam

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    Score
    4.04 / 5.00
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    Classical
    Popularity
    630 Views

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/2 64128 <-- I know I'm a whore for posting this song. But I really love it.

  • <PS> Aura Lee
    <PS> Aura Lee by PenguinSam

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    Score
    3.97 / 5.00
    Type
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    Genre
    Classical
    Popularity
    101 Views

Enjoy.


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Response to The Underdog List 2010-05-24 10:38:54

Oh, and if the guy above me, Gravey, hasn't been nominated I'd like to nominate him.


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