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Whoops, I almost forgot to review this entirely XD
Well, I'll cretainly not leave an extensive review at the moment. I have a lot to do :/

I still wanted to check in to let you know I think you did a good job with this one. I don't feel like it really needs much complex reviewing. I love the chill synth-sounds that are everywhere. The percussion is good imo, as is everything else.

I can kind of understand how this can be perceived as sad. Still, I think there's much more to feel while listening to this. This is almost like transitional music. What I mean is, I can see a story, or at least part of one, being showed in the background while this is played. That's right; the story in the background, while the main focus is on the music.

Anyhow.... Well done ;)

johnfn responds:

I often write tracks with a story in mind. I feel like it helps with the overall structure of a piece. With this one I was actually kinda writing a story about myself, which may have helped (or I'm just narcissistic :D)

Thanks for the review :-)

Love the sounds in this and the general mood of the track, very nice, what vsts are you using for this? they sound like chip music sounds and i love that :)

johnfn responds:

Thanks! I use Zebra 2.

Yes. This is very good. I love it. Keep up the great work! ^_^

johnfn responds:

Thank you!

Hi Johnfn! :D I'm out of school now, so I'll be giving you some more reviews! ^^ I love the mood and the string/synth combo. It's very pensive and longing, in a way. I love the beat at 1:05 and the funky portamentos on the synths. I like the structure and transitions, perhaps with the exception of 2:41. The drums were kind of increasing the energy a lot, and then it was all taciturn and chill...a little confusing. I like the melodies around and after 3:30 a lot, though. Overall, it's really good! I think you did a great job with dynamic contrast and melodic development, and the ending seemed fitting and conclusive. Keep up the great work! :D

johnfn responds:

Thanks dude! I'm glad to see you're not dead yet! I've been working on transitions with drums rather than my traditional reverse cymbal crash so I can see there are still some rough edges to work on there. Other than that I'm glad you liked it! :O Thanks for the review.

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4.82 / 5.00

Jun 22, 2014
5:02 PM EDT
File Info
5 MB
5 min 29 sec

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