Samurai Warrior

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Music inspired by the Samurai warriors of pre-Industrial Japan.

This music was written for a video game that was never finished.

Thanks for listening.

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Have to agree with Haggard here

This is a great piece, but it doesn't remind me of Samurai Warriors but nice anyway :p. This really reminds me of over-field/ battle music for a game like Zelda. I instantly picture a warrior riding his horse across the plains as sundown begins to blanket an endless field of green, beautiful :].

I really enjoyed the orchestral samples in this piece, they really seemed to give off a sense of Urgency/ Gradual Progression; simply great work :)

Things to look at:
- Some of the samples you used seemed to be a little cheesy sounding; I wasn't in love with all of the string samples you chose, but the song still works.
- The percussion in this was a tad minimal for my taste
- If you really want to nail that Oriental sound; Research Pentatonic scales, and look for some realistic sounding Japanese instrument samples :)

Overall... Great effort!

~Dj Sonik

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BenjaminTibbetts responds:

All right--thank you for the review. I will work on building my collection of sample libraries and consider your advice. :)

Good loop

A nice tune. Doesn't sound too fitting for a "samurai warrior" to me, but it's a nice tune anyways. I like the "bombastic" start of the loop, gets you straight into the action.

Then a slower part follows which gives us time to grasp the whole scene. Two opponents facing each other, getting ready for a big fight. At around 1:13 the song picks up again (this would be the time where the opponents start fighting, I think).

The loop indeed does create an image of someone people fighting each other, so you've done a good job there.

Also I like the looping. It's done in a very good way; just before the loop starts over the music picks up again, which is a very good build up ot the beginning of the loop.

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BenjaminTibbetts responds:

:) Great, thank you very much for the review.

Battle samurai!!

Gives a feel of them going in slow motion and yelling at each other before the swords began clashing with each other rather quickly and fiercely. Also makes me think of Kingdom Hearts II as well actually. The tune sounds like a very lighthearted boss tune here.

The violins give a very dynamic samurai feel to them as well. The drums make you think of it showing them growing up as friends and eventually becoming enemies over time because of what people have said about both of them trying to get them to hate each other.

Overall, very dynamic battle feeling piece.

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BenjaminTibbetts responds:

Thank you for taking the time to listen and review. That's an interesting interpretation.

nice work. Captures the mood

I like how this starts off. You have a powerful intro. It gets calmer suddenly but you know what? Thats okay. It is still fitting for this song. You've composed this well. The overall concept is good. It loops fine too. Though for that, I think it would better if you've added a type of drum instrument along with that instrument part.
One other thing, starting from 1:08, that may sound better if you added some reverb to that.

Keep it up!

(ClimbLadders) 5/5

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BenjaminTibbetts responds:

OK, thank you very much for the review--I really appreciate the criticisms and kind words. I'll see if I can make those changes you suggested to the track.

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4.42 / 5.00

Sep 23, 2011
3:03 AM EDT
File Info
4.2 MB
1 min 50 sec

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