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Intense but calming song. I came up with the piano melody and wanted to create a longer track with it. Though I will see what people think of it. THe genre was a little hard to decide too, as it doesn't really have a trance beat to it. [But def. has piano and high synth :o]

hope you enjoy it if you like the style. havent submited in a while lol. i was told it sounded like a final fantasy-like style? maybe.

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Review

Hi Alert,

Umm, not sure how the past reviewer got the image of the old lady. Interesting idea though. Here is what I thought:

Good:
1) The piano sounds simply like a piano. The composition is interesting so kudos on the melody.
2) I like the pads....or are those strings? Anyway, its what brings the emotion to this song.
3) I'm intrigued by the drum patterns you used. Never heard a pattern like that before.
4) 3:00 lots of stuff is going on. I like busy music. It shows someone who knows how to make melodies match together.

Hmm:
1) I'm not too fond of the bass. Sounds a bit too funky to fit with this emotional song of yours. Maybe use a bass (not the synthesized bass but a real bass sound) instead of this farting like sound. :)
2) I think you might have too many high frequency sounds at 1:49. I can hear them all, but one of the instrument's makes some screeching sound. That might have caused the "too much high frequency" feeling.
3) I'm not a fan of that rising fx sound. Rave sounds in this kind of song is quite odd. Maybe cymbal roll could have been better.

Overall, I like the mood of this song. This is a song style that I hardly hear on NG which is quite refreshing. I did sense a bit of repetitiveness with your piano melody. Other tthen what I said already, I think that this song is long enough as it is. Keep up the good work with the layering of instruments. I can see future songs by you to be melodically complex making you stand out from guys who don't know how to play the piano. 5/5 and 9/10 review.

Bye for now

alertG responds:

thanks for the detailed review. i did notice some of the things that you had mentioned, but some of the other points were opinions that made me listen back on the song more intently. I did start with the beginning piano beat, but yeah i did notice the repetativeness. The problem I had was taking out the piano would make it feel like something is missing. However, maybe I can change the "high frequency" sounds to mix better and take out the piano. I might change it up a little.

In my opinion I like the fading in synth, but thanks for all of your feedback!

i imagined...

some nice old lady driving along the road, then this big truck with a bunch of mean looking guys starts moving up in her rear-view mirror, then the get side by side at a stop light and stare at each other and rev their engines from from 0:48 - 2:12 then they peel off and start racing... weird but meh XD

overall a good song

ps i'll be uploading one in a bit here if you wanna check it out (moar goaz!)

Piano Is Awesome!

The piano is really cool and well done. As is the entire song, but if that had not been in it this song would not be nearly as great. I love the different beats you get in too, and the fact that it's soothing at first then jumps at you with some exciting beats!

alertG responds:

thanks for the review dude :) glad to hear peoples opinions

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Uploaded
Jan 28, 2009
9:53 PM EST
Genre
Trance
File Info
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4.4 MB
3 min 52 sec

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