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Today I present to you another epic mixture of electronic / rock / orchestral stuff... with a dark undertone. The song isn't all dark though, as I've added a bit of hope later in the song (if that makes any sense). It's a bit more ambient than most of my music (I think), so this should also work for video games or movies.

Anyway, detailed info:
Software used: Cubase 5
Tempo in bpm: 160
Time signature: 4/4
Key signatures: D minor, G minor

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After having listened to this song time and time again, and I can confirm that this is, not partially, but completely and entirely, lit.

EagleGuard responds:

Aight, thanks for the feedback, fam!

This song was used in a music mod pack for Brutal Doom. A very wicked cool song for the struggle against hell's great summoner of Demons. Final Doom 2 level.


EagleGuard responds:

Yeah, I noticed, pretty cool stuff :) Glad you like the song!

very nice song, in my opinion, maybe it could've had more parts to it, like maybe change more, but it looks like you really did put effort in it, but the song ends a little ubruptly, maybe it could fade out a little instead of a drop end to it, and it to me it seems a little short, maybe you could add more sound FX and make it a little longer

EagleGuard responds:

Glad you liked it! Yes, other people have told me about the abrupt ending as well, so I'll certainly keep that in mind for future productions! Regarding the length of the song, I guess one could always extend the song a bit, but at the time I was pleased with the length of the piece as it is now =)

Thanks for the review!

Overall I felt an off balance in this song. The first part needs to be enhanced somewhat then the transition of the two is too abrupt and needs to be longer. Thumbs up for the idea, the sound and intent. However if felt the last part needs to be added too and the releases or hopeas you say is not enough for a balance to the donating introduction. Don't get me wrong I'm been a fan from the begging and I love the majority of the work you post however in the last few posts I felt like you no longer are fully putting yourself into your work. This needs a little bit of work and needs to be longer. Look at working the background for this one as well it needs depth of sound more then anything. Hope that helped.


EagleGuard responds:

Hey man, thanks for taking your time to write a review! I'll try to keep the things your said in mind, though some of the feedback you gave is a bit vague, to be honest. What do you mean with 'enhancing', for example? I'm glad you like my work in general, and I apologize for my later works not being up to your taste. I'll see if I can make something that's similar to my older work again :)

Again, thanks for the review!

Not bad! I'm not usually a fan of electronic stuff but this had some really cool elements to it. There were some nice and catchy melodies and 'riffs'.... however, as I listen to this one its BEGGING me to be turned into a guitar driven track. Some of those riffs would have been PERFECT for a distorted guitar!
I thought that guitar that was there was rather weak in sound... a bit fizzy sounding. I don't feel it added much of anything to the track. It's something you could take out and probably not notice.
The spooky synth coming in around 2:14 was pretty distracting. I thought maybe a more traditional instrument, like violins (or the guitar) could have served that nice melody better. Or even just less reverb. I think the problem might be it's too echo-y. The violins that do follow it are a bit lost and sound like they are meandering a bit too much.
Have you ever heard of Evergrey (they are a dark progressive metal band)? The synth in their early work sounded similar to this. Maybe that's why I have such a strong urge to hear a more prominent guitar part... you are touching on one of my influences!
Despite my nit-picking its a strong track and I feel the only real weakness is the guitar part. This is a very nice dark ambient track and I could see it sitting in a more progressive metal vein too.

EagleGuard responds:

Haha, believe me, adding a guitar to an otherwise electro-orchestral track at all was a huge gamble for me, because it's usually either electro-orchestral, or rock-orchestral. Some more rock-elements could work out really well though, and I might do something like this again in the future. I'll try to implement your feedback as well for later projects :)

Thanks for the review and I'm glad you liked it!

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3.75 / 5.00

Aug 30, 2012
5:35 AM EDT
Video Game
File Info
4.3 MB
3 min 8 sec

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