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Bushido Blade

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This is another track from Mass Media Constant, the ten-song drum n' bass hybrid album released on Protagonist Records (protagonistrecords.net).

I started the song awhile back, actually as just a 14 or 15 second action film cue, for fun. You'll hear that in the first 14-15 seconds of the track. Then, as I was working on Mass Media Constant, I pulled up this work-in-progress and decided it might sound cool if I approached it in the style of Photek, who had an absolutely amazing DNB track in the 90s called "Ni Ten Ichi Ryu" which combined martial arts sounds and a Japanese influence with chopped breaks.

"Bushido Blade" is basically a tribute to that style. I was thinking of some sort of heated kung-fu showdown, but in a very modern action movie style, hence the heavy sampled breaks mixed with the massive Asian & African drums. It was a TON of fun to make, primarily because it's almost entirely based on rhythm alone (taikos, gongs, cymbals, metals, breaks) instead of harmony and melody.

Enjoy! Again, you can pick up the CD this track and Necromancy were featured on by going to protagonistrecords.net. It's only $7 for a full quality digital download.

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What is The Art of the Blade? Interesting question.

amazing music. Can you use this for a GD level?

Oh wow! Here's a throwback. I've been trying to remember this one for a while now. It was inspiration for some of my past and current projects. Love the mixed styles and fusions with drum 'n bass. Plus, this would make an excellent fight scene track

the song has a very good rhythm but the special thing annoys him

The only audio submission you have uploaded to receive a trophy. You deserve more trophies! Maybe I should make a Geometry Dash level with this song...

Credits & Info


4.79 / 5.00

Mar 12, 2009
6:03 PM EDT
Drum N Bass
File Info
4.5 MB
3 min 15 sec

Licensing Terms

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