Stargenx - Lament

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Well composed

I found this to be very well done and sounds like splendor and peace at the same time. Kind of reminds or makes you think of a time where you were alone and feeling victorious for something you had been aiming at doing for years. Yet at the same time you feel sad as you have no one to share the victory of it with.

The piano and strings were put together and seemed to do a lot of wonder for this classically nice piece. The overall flow was very peaceful though and just gives you the overall feeling of joy over everything else and towards the end you feel a bit sad.

Very nicely composed song. Sounds excellent and blissful. Good luck on future pieces.

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Stargenx responds:

Thanks for the review. This was a song born of emotions for me, so it's much deeper.

Amazingly composed and beautifully mastered

Hey Stargenx,

Everything in this song fits together nicely. The orchestration is brilliantly mixed and mastered to produce plenty of that "full" sound that unprofessional songs lack. The soulful piano has that particular place that cuts through the noise, with emotional riffs.

This song has many states that the mind drifts into as it listens. I could see this as the orchestration to a movie, something as a plot unfolds, or a moment where it seems like there is no hope, but one must go on. I would be very excited to see this in a flash about hope and despair.

It's very emotional and deep, and goes through several different stages. You know very well how to transition between high and low moods, for example when you go from all-out orchestra, guns blazing, to a sweet echo-y piano that you love. It's those beautiful moments that make the song.

--Wow Factor--
The last song I listened to of yours, "Love and Pain", I believed, was superbly produced, and wonderfully arranged, but lacked that X Factor that I wanted. That piece was minimalistic, but I would call this maximalistic. It's epic, it's grand, and encompasses a grander range of feelings than "Love and Pain" ever did. It brings that amazement with it.

--Personal Tilt--
I was thoroughly impressed with the general oversight of this song, that you knew where it was going and where you were going to lead us in your little "world" of your own. Thanks for sharing that with us.

--Production-- = 17/20
--Experience-- = 18/20
--Style-- = 20/20
--Wow Factor-- = 17/20
--Personal Tilt-- = 17/20




Stargenx responds:

Thanks for the review. You really go in-depth. It does represent despair and hope. I'm sorry I can't give you much more feedback on your very long and very informative review, but I can at least thank you for it now. I'm by no means professional.

Well made

The song is well mixed, and is OK for a classical piece.

Piano feels generated, but even if it is, that isn't necessarily a bad thing. It sounds nice, but doesn't have enough movement to it, not helped by the lack of shifts in the song. Also, I believe all classical pieces should be dynamically awesome, and sadly this song doesn't do that.

Bassline was nice. My main problem with the strings was they didn't compliment the piano's sound. Also, it feels like a single instrument (the strings) being played by ten people on the same instrument, clumped up in one space of the room.

There aren't enough movements in the song. In classical, the song needs to progressively take you somewhere, but very progressively. That's what 'movement' means for me, and I don't know if anybody else describes it like that, but I do. The feel can remain the same, just don't leave me in the same place all the time.

Oh well, time to focus on the positive. The instrumentality is nice. In terms of mixing, it's pretty good too. The main feel is a good one, but you need to consider some of the things stated above.

Some room for improvement, but it's the same for everybody.
All in all, good work!

Stargenx responds:

Thanks for the review.
I believe in making music that sounds good, not strictly going by the book.

Is it possible to shit emotion?

Song definitely has some serious chops. I really respect your ability to compose! Good work on all of the instruments my fellow musical producer. God i love those tube bells.

Stay Crispy
P.S. Check out my stuff if you want, S'whatever though, I'mma keep this on loop.

Stargenx responds:

Thanks for the review.

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4.50 / 5.00

Feb 1, 2011
11:26 PM EST
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7 MB
3 min 3 sec

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