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I made this one for a short Half Life 2 montage I made with the occasion of its 10 year anniversary.

Here's a link to the video (hope that's allowed):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hc3UMRgG1I8

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== This is an NGAUC Audition Round Review. ==

MAN. Now this right here sounds like Homestuck music. Which is good, because I love homestuck music. :) (For example, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktuDYYtbs2s) One thing that you make use of which I particularly like is the ii -> V. It works really nicely in a minor context! If I were to critique, I’d say that the song is a bit repetitive towards the end - it needs some sort of structural variation. I’d also say that that buzzy bass thing in the background is just pointless, and the song would be way better without it. On the positive side, the drums are great! I think they could be a little louder, but they have just the right amount of grittiness. Very good work overall. Score: 8.5

Mini-scores (See http://johnfn.newgrounds.com/news/post/936953 for what this means and how to improve)
* Composition: 3+/4
* Arrangement: 2/4
* Mixing: 3/4

LunyAlex responds:

Hey! Thank you very much for the review. Sorry for the late reply; been immensely busy lately.

Very glad you liked the song overall and I'll take heed of the critique.

Cheers!

From 20 seconds onwards the fate of this song was sealed. Also I had a listen to your other songs. I guess this probably sounds cheesy as hell, but you've got a follower in me.

Arrangement: 5/5
Mixing: 5/5
Mastering: 5/5

LunyAlex responds:

Hey, thank you very much for your comment (and follow)!
It's very motivating and I really appreciate it!

...I don't know what to say. This is beautiful as heck.

LunyAlex responds:

Thank you very much! Means a lot!

My new favorite song at the moment. God damn you are versatile. Keep making music, but it's not like you have a choice. Musicians never do.

LunyAlex responds:

Thanks a bunch man, means a lot! And you're completely right, haha.

Half Life tribute material?? Wow! I haven't watched the video yet though this is really good! Love the piano melody with that bass! So cool, techno-cinematicy...

LOL I'm in the middle of recording a podcast (and I couldn't wait until the end of this to say something about this track). I thought I'd record myself talking and catching up on fave artists online so I'll mention your video in the next part! 8D

LunyAlex responds:

Hey sorry for the late reply. I've been fairly on and off lately, need to get back in the game, haha. Thank you very much! Really appreciate it!

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Uploaded
Nov 18, 2014
8:06 AM EST
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9 MB
3 min 57 sec
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