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A sad song I composed for an event I had in mind where a loved one is passing away. Another track from my new album, Distant Light.

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Oh yeah. Still one of my absolute favourites. This composition is just so unique and wonderful.

Love this. I'm a little torn on the constant cutting out that occurs at around 1:17 until the end of the song, but the piece is still stirring nonetheless. Felt like I was standing at someone's grave. Are you actually Japanese by the way?

Mattashi responds:

Thanks for the review and nope I'm not Japanese :) only my nickname sounds like it :P

The atmosphere is so very haunting in this. The drones and sounds you put together alongside the very pretty melody really do come together nicely. The sound effect that comes up at 00:50 among a number of other occasions isn't quite my favorite (I always associate that with horror movies... personal bias) in here, but it doesn't really detract anything. Splendiferous! :D

Mattashi responds:

Thank you! I know what you mean that sound effect (Waterphone) you hear it allot in horror movies indeed :) but I love to use it with mystery / emotional pieces, I've heard it in a few movies/game soundtracks.
Thanks for the review!

Very nice! The piano was classical cinematic style and reminded a lot of newmans style of scoring concerning the use of reverb. The shevannai phrase / soundscape at the beginning didnt really work in context since after you inserted it the first time it suddenly stops and my atention was distracted - when does this special voice line continue. But that wasnt really something bed - it just was a little bit irritating. The flute / recorder sound was awesome. Was that embertone / tarilonte forest kingdom 2? Nevertheless: Very nice. You have a great talent to create very emotional athmospheric pieces. Keep it up!

Mattashi responds:

Thanks Chris!
The Shevannai phrase you heard in the beginning I wanted to do something more with it but I couldn't find anything that would fit well with it, it was actually from a soundscape and If I played the note for too long it kinda went off scale, so I just decided to put a small tease.
The flute was indeed from Forest Kingdom 2, I used the "Kiowa Native American Flute" one of my favorite sample from Eduardo!
Thanks for your feedback :)

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Mattashi
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Score
4.64 / 5.00

Uploaded
Sep 28, 2014
6:22 PM EDT
Genre
Cinematic
File Info
Song
4.2 MB
2 min 17 sec

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