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Jan 1, 2014 | 10:05 AM EST
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2 MB
2 min 13 sec
1.90 / 5.00

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Rated 1.90 / 5 stars
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674 Plays | 29 Downloads
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Author Comments

Curse on the village? Caves.
Well, I tried to make something more upbeat, but somehow, I ended up with this. To me, this really evokes Dragon Quest and Chrono Trigger with their instrumental heavy dungeon themes, particularly Dragon Quest though. I've always loved the deep, heavy brass. In my personal opinion, I really feel like I didn't do this very well, but decide for yourself.
Edit: Oh, and I almost forgot. Please review! Just as a reminder. Thanks. :)



Rated 4 / 5 stars

I really enjoyed your melodies, and risks you took with them. Of course I'll have to agree with the others on the technical stuff though I'd say this piece deserves a much higher rating based on the originality, and the fact that it really works. This is perfect Citizen Kane music if you get the reference.


Rated 2 / 5 stars

Real: I love the theme. You are going for a an awesome 8 bit dungeon. I digg that vibe, but brother... ya gotta take into consideration your mixing skills here. This was rather painful to the human ear. I am not saying that you don't have GREAT ideas.... cuz I love the composition. It was awesome, but that high end whistle thing... made me want to poke out my eyes that my ears would no longer realize they had the ability to hear. Listen man... I think this was a GREAT composition, but just needs some REAL fine tuning in the mixing/mastering department.


bashfrog responds:

Yeah, I probably should be wearing earphones when I'm making music. Probably while on 100 too. I also kind of suck at the mixing thing, and maybe my ears aren't quite as sensitive to noise. Or maybe I just don't play tracks on the same volume as most. But yeah. Mixing. Since I'm using lmms, which works sort of like fruity loops (well at least I think so from when I tried it), I don't think there are too many mixing tutorials. Maybe I'll update my songs once I've learned how to mix, or maybe I'll forget about them and just improve as I go along. I really don't want to leave behind Trapped in The Hive though, so I'll probably remake that at some point to be longer and actually mixed. But yeah, this has a sharp edge on it, and to be fair I could sort of tell. So I really want to forget this exists. But anyway, new stuff coming once I learn how to make something upbeat and also learn mixing. Not specifically in that order.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

I agree with Daru on his EQ points, so I won't repeat what he has already said. I really like the themes and concept in this song, I really like the background pattern that start at around :15. I feel like all you need to do is practice your mixing skills and your pieces will start to sound a lot fuller and more professional. I look forward to hearing how your work and style progresses!


Rated 3 / 5 stars

The song is pretty interesting, it has a mysterious ambience, like danger is near or something.
I felt like playing in a dungeon in a zelda game, especially with the repeating sound starting at 0:15.

I suggest you use EQ, to cut or attenuate lower frequency and watch out for not peaking.
Below 40 hz, there is a strong pulsating subbass that you should remove.
While it can't be heard very much, it's energy affects the whole song, and after listening my ears had to rest a little.

Also the flute at the begining clicks, and could be a little softer in my opinion.

bashfrog responds:

Thanks for the feedback!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Idk about Chrono Trigger, but I definitely feel Dragon Quest in this.