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Grimey Grapple!


Author Comments

I made this song, mostly for the fun of it. I'm really proud of this

SF2 used:

THFont (Touhou samples)

Samples used:

Clown horn

Reversed cymbal (Touhou)

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I like the cutesy bass riff at the beginning and the energy. The percussion is nice, and the descending brass line, while a bit cliche, helps add character to the piece as well. The production quality is also solid, and I’m enjoying the rhythmic content throughout. That said, the structure might need some more fleshing out. There isn’t a ton of development in the harmonies or melodies after the initial themes are introduced here, which makes it hard to assess how well-rounded your composition skills are. That said, you’ve easily earned a scout, and I’m going to have this piece stuck in my head for a while. Keep at it, Noudele!

Mixing, mastering, and balance
Structure, transitions, phrasing, and variety
Melody, tonality, harmony, and texture
Instrumentation and sound design
Emotion, atmosphere, and catchiness
Originality and uniqueness
Overall (how do the elements above interact?)
Composite score

Noudele responds:

thank you, the criticism is greatly appreciated!! I might apply some of the criticism and rework the song, once im able to again. I'll definitely post more music!

cute little tune, for sure an effective theme for a character intro. i think the intro is too long and a little random with how the drum comes in and then drops out, only to come in again but still the same volume. not an effective buildup strategy. the floor tom banging away on the left side feels weird in headphones, if you can center it a little more (but not completely) that would be nice. the rising synth line is really nice but cuts out suddenly at 0:48 without resolving. you could play the top note and then hold it, fade it out, and then fade it back in for the the ending. THEN you can cut it suddenly when it drops to the one instrument at 0:59 and it will feel awesome and satisfying. would be cool to hear you make something longer with a little more variety!

important notes on my NGUAC review process: https://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1476427/18#bbspost26965604_post_text

Noudele responds:

thank you!!! I really appreciate the critical feedback! I'll look at your notes once my computer is up and running, and I'm able to compise again.

Catchy bassline, percussion felt a bit underwhelming at times. Overall though, conveys a mysterious vibe, making us wonder who the hell this character is.

Nice work.

Noudele responds:

Thank you! I appreciate the feedback.

damn,,,, that bass line tho,,

good job

Credits & Info


2.92 / 5.00

Aug 4, 2021
7:37 PM EDT
Video Game
File Info
1.5 MB
1 min 5 sec
  • FL Studio 20

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.

* Contains third-party samples.
Excercise caution when using it, refer to author comments / contact the author for details.