The Great Paradox

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This is the background track I've been working on. It started out as Hip Hop and then kind of branched into ambient electronica, so I'm not really sure how to categorize it. Also unsure about weather or not to attempt to add vocals or lyrics or to leave it as an instrumental.

I'm still learning/experimenting musically, so FEEDBACK and COMMENTS are appreciated as always.

Please don't give a low score without some kind of explanation, because I want to know how I can continue to improve my work.

Hope you enjoy :)

How is it even possible to have 5,000+ Downloads and less than 2000 views? Wow, thats pretty crazy :D

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hi max

youre sexy

Really good

I enjoyed listening to it. But the bass-line felt really tame. You could have loosened it up a bit with different notes at the end of a metre (1:53 for example).

I really would've loved to hear a trumpet join the fun around 1:00, which kind of would set the melody.

I don't think adding vocals would be a good idea. I suggest instead adding an instrument that sort of does the talking/telling the story, by not keeping to a certain rythm, what you did with the flute to a certain extent.

Mr.You had just unintentionally created..

G-Funk. Which means Gangsta Funk. Popular in the late 80s to the mid 90s, G-Funk is a blend of Hardcore Westcoast Hip Hop rap music mixed in a healthy dose of 70s Funk classics. Notable G-Funk rappers I recommend you to hear is songs of Vontel, C-Funk, Eazy-E(Explicit), and Twinz in the 1990s.
Regarding to your audio project, it's quite soft, more to Vontel's and C-Funk's chill outs songs unlike the aggressive of Ice-Cube and Eazy-E.
So briefly speaking, if there is a sub-category in Hip Hop, it should be in G-Funk.
Hope you make more audios like these, these sub-genres are hard to come by nowadays ever since the advent of auto-tuning and garbage rap.
-Much Respect Bro.

nasalspray13 responds:

Thanks so much for the info. I really like this genre, its more musically intelligent and funky than much of the autotuned chart toppers. Im glad you enjoyed it and yeah hopefully more on the way soon :)

ooooh yeah

i love the subtle bits of flute and piano. It's just so mischievous and nice. The thin texture really works for this kind of song. Great work!

nasalspray13 responds:

Thanks a million! Glad u enjoyed it :)

Great beat!

So chill, yet so hardcore. It's the perfect combination of smooth and tough, and I really like the combinations of instruments. The beginning's pretty sweet, as well.

PS I think it would be more appropiate if you put in Funk, but a great song whatsoever!

5/5 10/10

nasalspray13 responds:

Thanks for the review and the rating.

As I said, wasn't sure about how to categorize it. I suppose it does have some elements of funk, so you make a good point.

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Mar 28, 2010
12:19 AM EDT
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3.5 MB
3 min 5 sec

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