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09 - Recovery

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People commented that the piano and various other instruments were falling flat in previous songs (not exact wording), so I decided to take the dynamics up a notch or two. It starts out fairly slowly, Personally I picture with my minds eye floating through a muggy swamp towards a great temple hall. You'll know once you've reached the hall..

For sure.

Update: I changed a few things to make the song flow a little more smoothly in its first transition and other minor changes.

Let me know whatcha think.

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Nice flow...

I like the creativity used with rhythm here...

Fr0zEnPh0eNiX responds:

Thank you.

Standard rhythms aren't nearly as fun as experimental ones. Maybe not necessarily to listen to though.


Very nice song, The piano parts are excellent. I love the sharpes thrown in on occasions. Strings are great, it adds a subtle movement to the peice where a steady beat is not really needed. This does work well without a drum beat.. people need to realise that there are different motives for creating music and its not always wise to include a "beat". Done perfectly.

Laters dude.


Fr0zEnPh0eNiX responds:

Ahh thank you, I knew you of all people could appreciate that =)

Yeah it's meant to be more of an elegant piece, it isn't really something that I felt required a beat, thank you for supporting that decision.

I may integrate more modern sounds to some later pieces for something more practical.

This here is solely for my enjoyment however, and anything else that comes of it is purely a bonus.

You're the man.

Good Song

It seems you used a good VSTi for the piano. But sometimes everything seemed offbeat, and it didn't harmonize well. But it recovered from it. Good polyphonics here. The breakdown/build-up/whatever around 0:30 was kindof wierd, but it got better.

Good Song.
4/5 - 8/10 - Needs something more, like another instrument. It felt empty, just can't quite put my finger on it.

Fr0zEnPh0eNiX responds:

I know what you mean, especially at the 30 second mark (approximately)... the transition can be a little harsh. Admittedly the original way it was felt too sudden, and I was experimenting on how to make the transition work and give that "change of scenery" feeling.

I think I get what you mean about the missing part of the puzzle... and I think that ultimately comes down to some sort of bass instrument. Toward the very very end you start to get a taste of it, but it's already too late.

I'll do some experimenting and likely just update the file as I go.

Thanks for the constructive feedback!

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4.40 / 5.00

Aug 3, 2009
4:21 PM EDT
File Info
3.5 MB
2 min 13 sec

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