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SxV - Vs. Sable (Kalos)

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About three years ago, I made a song called "Battle! Vs. Sable". I got a hold of the Pokémon Black and White soundfonts and I figured I'd have my go at a custom trainer battle theme.

Much to my surprise, about a year and a half later, the song BLEW UP on YouTube. People posted it as a Pokémon X/Y fanmade legendary theme, and it got tons of listens.

Since the misconception, I've been itching to make a proper X/Y version of this song, and I finally took the time to sit down and actually do it, so here it is.

I hope you guys enjoy the Kalos mix!
Let me know what you think!

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What a great song. Im currently working on a RPG videogame, and this song is great for boss fight testing!

I found this largely enjoyable to listen to, and very well-suited to its purpose, by and large; I think it would probably make a very nice Loop, if you ever think to do so. I have only one real Problem with this, and that is the rather screechy Sound which occurs, at Length, from 0:29-0:38 (and also 1:03-1:13, 1:27-1:36, and 2:01-2:10); I cannot tell what Instrument it is, but I find it quite unpleasant, though it is really the only notable Fault I can find here (it is likely the Instrument itself that is the Problem). It does not bother me as much in the Original Arrangement, and in its very short Appearance towards the beginning unobtrusive; the screechy Instrument costs a half-Star, but otherwise, well-done.

ShAdOxViRuS responds:

Thanks for your review; it was very well written and detailed, and I'm glad you enjoyed the song!
Those sounds are just generic string synths (violins, I believe), one of them a note higher than the other. It was actually inspired by Children of Bodom; it's an effect they use, and it evokes this sort of ominous, unsettling, horror-type feeling, so that's why I chose to use it. If you're looking for an example, it was used in the intro of their cover of Slayer's "Silent Scream".
I apologize if it was annoying, but that's what I was going for, haha.

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3.45 / 5.00

Apr 15, 2014
5:38 AM EDT
Video Game
File Info
5.2 MB
2 min 17 sec

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