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Macrocosm ~The Sky's Lament~

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This is not my usual style of ambient music, as I find it hard to get the right sound effects and instruments soothing enough to match the ambiance.

Before anyone comments on anything being repetitive, this track was not meant to have much variation, and its main purpose is to make the listener use their imagination to create a story for the song.

About 4 hours of work went into this song, and mainly because I spent half of it searching for sound effects. I don't have the equipment to record my own nature sounds, and there also happened to not be any rain storms in the forecast, so it was a lose-lose situation.
Good thing there's the internet! I found those nice effects on Free-loops.com. (I am not advertising for them. That was a disclaimer. I don't own, and I didn't make, the sounds.)

I've uploaded a version without the rain and thunder so now you can use it in your flash or whatever. It's called Macrocosm (No Background).

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Impressive work!

I see entire land masses suspended in midair, connected by small bridges. The synthesizer gives a futuristic feel to the song, so perhaps there would be bustling cities and air shuttles going between each area. The rain and thunder would produce a cloudened sky, with the lights of the cities below struggling to cut through the darkness.
I always consider an ambient piece to be successful if listening to it can produce scenes and environments in my head. This song is no exception. Great job!

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4.93 / 5.00

Oct 16, 2009
8:08 PM EDT
File Info
6.2 MB
3 min 25 sec

Licensing Terms

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