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[FR] By the River

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Bit of the ol' electronic music

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Sounds nice

Kind of gives that feel of exploring a desolate and abandoned city and you just woke up from a coma after seven years to see much of Earth is gone. However it appears before you have awoken that experiments have been done on you as you posses new powers you never had before such as telekinesis and pyrokinesis and many other new abilities along with some swords. Why you have them seems to elude you.

You exit the hospital and see there is almost no signs of life as you keep pushing forward and seeing it looks like a virus wiped people out a couple of years earlier and you are one of the few left living on the planet now. You walk forth getting used to your new powers and wondering how you could use them to try to help rebuild the planet.

The ambient synth sounds nice but what kind of sound is that anyways? Sounds like it is rather familiar from a couple of other ambient pieces I have heard before but never knew the name of the sound. The bass here is flawless and very beautiful sounding.

The drums have a simple rhythm and give that feel that things will be alright in the end. The underlying synth seems to work with the drums to help give a secondary tone and paint even more of the story. The piano also sounds great here.

Overall, beautiful song. Really enjoyed.

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Frazmaster responds:

thank you


Hmm, with the way that this piece starts off really quietly, then launches into a loud and proud bass beat, before bringing in the other aspects, you've clearly thought about how tow aspects of a tune really fit together and deliver a quite creative punch.

Perhaps I'd have faded in the main beat sooner, to get the melody in there as well sooner, but other than that, this tune is great. Would it use vocals? No, they could completely ruin the ambience of it. In the present form, it doesn't loop well at all, which is the major stumbling block, so I'd perhaps consider messing with the blend, not cutting the track out for 8 seconds at the end, even finishing the piece off with something that calms down to sound like the intro, so they could blend together in a loop, for example.

Not much wrong with the piece though, keep up the good work.

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Frazmaster responds:

Thanks a lot for the review! :)

The song is not intended to loop

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Dec 4, 2011
6:30 AM EST
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10.2 MB
4 min 29 sec

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