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This is our latest. It is more upbeat and less ambient than past works. It is purely electronic. Please enjoy, and let us know what you think!

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Super nice Track!
Can i use this on my school work video? :D ty

RunningShadows responds:

As long as you aren't making a profit from our work, of course you can :) yw

Excellent work!

Precisely what I'm looking for! I'm gonna use this in an upcoming piece of mine. End product should be ready Novemberish.

RunningShadows responds:


I'm glad you enjoyed it, and I am glad we could provide a track for your use. Look forward to it!


RunningShadows responds:

Hey thanks! :D

I like it, it kinda reminds me of those Linkin Park instrumentals on their first 2 albums.

RunningShadows responds:

Thanks. I don't listen to Linkin Park, but I'll take your word for it. Glad you liked it!

Whoah. Okay, when I started listening to this, the intro totally blew me away - I was not expecting it. I gotta review this one.

The Good:
-As you probably already figured out, that intro is absolutely amazing.
-Come to think of it, most of this is amazing - the quick synth stabs on the 3 of most measures sound really cool.
-The side chaining is well-placed.
-I absolutely love the percussion in this one, it's just *so* well-done, pattern-wise and effect-wise. Reverb coming in at 2:10-2:30
-This still has your glitchy style while going a bit more upbeat, as you said.
-There's a really nice amount of variation, and it shifts between themes at a pace that I really like.
-Transitions are good in this one.
-The outro sounds much better in this song than in some of your other songs - I think you're catching onto the idea that an outro is essentially just another transition. The only difference is it transitions to silence (or the beginning again if you're making a loop) rather than the next section.
-I have no complaints on the mixing - no clipping I can hear and everything is clear-sounding.

The Not-So-Good: Sadly, yes, it still has some not-so-good parts. :< Of course, that's natural. This has relatively few of them though compared to some of your older work, so honestly. REALLY nice job on this one.
-First of all, while there's a lot of variation, there could still be a bit more of a tune. As it is, there's some really amazing harmony with really slow chord melodies (for the most part).
-Second, the outro could still use a tiny bit of work. It's loads better and definitely works, but it's a little bit too sudden of a cutoff. There's not much you really need to do to fix this, fortunately - I think just having the bass do a drop, and *maybe* a kick come in right when the rest of it cuts off would be fine. You know, just a subtle little tail off the end rather than having EVERYTHING cut out there.
-Similar to the end, there's a second of silence at 0:40 which seems a bit awkward - might want to have something at really low volume be playing so it's not COMPLETE silence.

Overall: This is really great. I am seriously impressed. This is one of the best songs I've ever heard period - not just from you, but overall. I'm going to give this 5 stars in the review (which I rarely do) because it's that close to being the best song I've heard.


RunningShadows responds:

Hey man,
Wow. In the top songs you've ever heard? I didn't think it was that great, but I am truly honored! I know you rarely give out 5 stars, so I am really glad you liked it so much.

I am glad you see the good I do. Balancing is one of the things I am proudest of in this one. It took soooo many hours. To the point where the song gets annoying because you've heard it so much.

I also really appreciate all of your criticisms. I agree. MELODY is my WEAKNESS. I can understand your other complaints as well. Thanks for being my toughest critic :). Your input really has helped me grow as an artist. I will check some of your stuff out soon to make up for your many helpful reviews.


Credits & Info

4.60 / 5.00

Aug 31, 2012
8:01 PM EDT
File Info
8 MB
3 min 31 sec

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.