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Down in the Darkness

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I really messed this one up.
I was in a real hurry to make it, and I failed with almost everything...

This is the background music for my Ludum Dare 29 game (Jam) - "Drop Up". Sadly, it's short and full of flaws.

I do like the mood I managed to portray though!

Thanks for listening ;)

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Gorgeous.. loved the game too. If you consider this a failure I can only imagine something you are proud of in every way! Great job.

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Thanks a lot, really!
If you want to listen to something I'm very proud of, you could try listening to my Collab with dem0lecule, called "Fantasiamaailma"
It's my latest track, and we both worked very hard on it :D

5/5 , haunting and beautiful.

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Thanks! I could've doubled the quality (at least) of this piece and made it much longer, had I not done this in only a couple of hours or so, as the competition was really close to coming to and end.
I'm glad you enjoy it nonetheless :D
I noticed you've released some very impressive music yourself as well o.O!

Very dark and moody. I love the subtle percussive hits (or whatever they are) at :08 and other places. There's a strange sense of climax throughout the piece, yet it loops very fittingly as well. Interesting how both your games have rather grim, pensive piano music as background. It works well, though. Nice job, LSD! ;D

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Yay, at least I managed to get this to sound somewhat dark :) The music for the last game was only a remade version of an old composition. This one though, was made entirely from scratch when I was in a real hurry! I don't like the fact that this is so short, and that the piano is the dominant instrument in every part. I originally wanted to expand on this song a lot more!

I like most of the percussive hits too! I've used them in two pretty different sounding tracks before, but since I was in a hurry, I wanted to play it safe ( :

Interesting. I'm not sure I understand what you mean when you say that there's a strange sense of climax, but I think that the part at 0:20, and 0:38 (the transitions), as well as well as 0:51 => sound somewhat climatic XD

My next game shouldn't be as grim, not have as dark music. The Construct 2 game Jam will have "The Future: 2030" as it's theme XD
Or wait... Actually I might have lied... What if the future holds much darker times, filled with misery and destruction? o.O
We'll see what I can come up with :'D

I think the loop is pretty ok. I just feel that songs loop better if they're longer :D

Thanks a lot for the review!

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Apr 28, 2014
4:43 PM EDT
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