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Children of Saturn

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In case you haven't yet, take a look at this amazing work by DreamForecast!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/dreamforecast/floating-on-stars

When I saw this piece, something in my head kind of clicked, and I began working diligently on this track every free chance I got to. The feeling of being an infinitesimally small organism within an expanding universe can seem depressing to some people, but I feel so happy knowing that there's so much cool stuff out there that hasn't been explored or even observed yet, and I hope I reflected that feeling somewhat with this.

If anything, I hope you like it! Thanks for listening.

Reviews


In space, something magically has happened, it was found out the Saturn has children! But who is the mother? And what do this children look like? To be continued...
Good song, I loved it!


JoshuaHughes responds:

Thanks, man! The title of this track was actually inspired by a famous Francisco Goya painting, but I always love how people draw imagery from their own perspectives!


Sweet dude! I really like your use of different synths to capture the atmosphere. That's one thing I'm not particularly good at.

If I were to make any compliant it'd be that the 2nd half is not varied enough for it to really wow you by the end. It's a bit recycled by that point. Other than that I love it!


JoshuaHughes responds:

Thanks for the review! These are really helping me get a lot better a lot faster. Gotcha on the 2nd half. I'll make a mental note of it.


Great song! It almost seems like I can feel the inspiration you have gotten from the artwork (I must also say that I was able to stumble upon a new, favorite artist in the process)! When I took your description into account, I enjoyed the song a bit more. Somewhere after the 2:40 min. mark, however, I feel that it would have been best to build upon it a bit more. Other than that, you have done a great job!


JoshuaHughes responds:

Thank you so much! These reviews are definitely pointing me in directions I like. My future projects are going to sound so much better and I can't wait to show them to everyone!


Very strong piece.

Great production, good amount of variation, great melodies. Can't really find anything to criticize.

More sub-bass? I don't know, I love low ends, but that's just me trying to be nitpicky, hah.


JoshuaHughes responds:

Me too! I was actually very nervous with the <200 hz area, which may have resulted in the sub being a little more quiet than it should be. Thanks!


When a song lifts your spirit, you know it's right. That's why I know this is a good song. I like the sounds you use. Particularly the ones of the orchestra hits with those chord stabs, the in between melodies, and the snare with echo.


JoshuaHughes responds:

Means a lot to me, dude! Glad you got something from it.

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Credits & Info

DreamForecast
Inspiration

Listens
2,672
Downloads
56
Votes
20
Score
4.87 / 5.00

Uploaded
Mar 30, 2014
1:35 PM EDT
Genre
Dance
File Info
Song
9.7 MB
4 min 16 sec
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Licensing Terms

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