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Battermilk - Sunset Blues

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Nice, feels like some BGM for a cyberpunk or silent-hill-type thriller. Nice soundscape and production skillz. Sometimes, a basic chord structure and cool bassline with experimental drums is all you need. Especially for more chill tunes. :D

Nice! I really dig the both unsettling and relaxing vibes. Really like the sound production in the ambient parts where the drums drop out.
The mix is really good! Super good! Everything is balanced really well and all the instruments are really clear. The bass is thick and full but not overpowering. I guess if I had to complain it would be that the hi-hats are too loud, but that's just my preference for cymbals. Yours do sit well in the mix, so take my words with some salt! :)
I really like the synth at the beginning that almost sounds like a modified acoustic guitar panned back and forth. Very cool sound!
I think the song structure is good, too. There are distinct parts to the song, even though the same chord progression runs almost throughout. You did a nice job building between the parts by bringing in instrumentation one at a time.
My only real complaint is the lack of melody. There is the choir part in the second half, but my ear really needed to hear a melody much sooner in the first half. Even if you foreshadow a melody by stripping it down to its bare bones, that will catch the listeners ear. And when you bring it back later with more complexity will keep the ears entertained even more!
Also, what was your starting chord progression? My ear couldn't quite pick it out. It sounded like B, C#m, D#m, E, B, C#m, D#m, but I could be way off. lol
All in all, great job! Your sound design and your ear are awesome!
Keep up the great work!

For something that is meant to be Hip Hop, it sounds more like 80s synth. Not that it's a bad thing. If anything it's pretty damn good.

This track is fire, well deserved of the front page dawg.

Yow that's so good

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4.17 / 5.00

Sep 24, 2021
3:04 PM EDT
File Info
4.1 MB
3 min 1 sec

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