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Combine Machinery Hall

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Note: The intro lasts about a minute.

--After 4 hours of work, I've finished my newest track "Combine Machinery Hall". It is a tribute to the fantastic and thrilling gaming experience which is the Half-Life series!

I was inspired by the sinister, creepy and absolutely awesome soundtrack of the game Half-Life 2 and the following parts named Episode 1 & 2.

This track has a quite complex concept. Let me explain:

Imagine a very dark and eerie machinery hall owned by the Combine. A woman (maybe even Alyx from HL2) has infiltrated it and tries to shut down the generators. From 0:27 to 0:31 she manages to break open a locked fuse box and to pull down a huge switch. Everything is quiet now. You can hear her breathe. Then @ 0:37 strange creatures begin to work on special computers and push buttons and finally pull a reserve switch @ 0:48. All the machines come back alive. One of the creatures has spotted Alyx and mumbles a command into the darkness (0:54). Alyx rushes into the hallway next to her, chased by the monsters. @ 2:10 she finds a vent, rests for a while...but suddenly the monsters find her, so she jumps out of the vent and runs. The ending is open, use your imagination, what could possibly happen?

UPDATE (July 2015):

This track is featured in an awesome trailer for a Five Nights At Freddy's mod. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAAtkilNpkY

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Hey hello! could i use this amazing audio track for an trailer im making?
The trailer is about my indie-horror game called night shift.
I will give u credit.

vai90 responds:

Sure thing! :)

Hey Man, Just want to let you know that I said I was going to use this (Like three years ago), unfortunately the project didn't work out ... But thank you for the Consideration! (And If anyone needs help on a certain type of music, I will point them to this If I can!)

Thank you, and this track was F*cking Amazing!

vai90 responds:

No worries, it happens. Thanks a lot for thinking of me and letting me know! I really appreciate it!

Like it, but loop would be nice.

vai90 responds:

Thanks! It was meant to be a track with a defined beginning and end, but I suppose an alternate looped version would have been cool, too, yeah.


vai90 responds:


this is an awesome song, I litterally have it on loop, mind if I use it for something, I can give credit, also you should put it on spotify or itunes, you should do it with most song sin my opinion

vai90 responds:

Sweet, glad to hear that! Yeah, sure!

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4.77 / 5.00

Jul 10, 2008
5:31 PM EDT
Video Game
File Info
5.1 MB
2 min 46 sec

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