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Just a jungle-like liquid/intelligent track. Got some African/Indian influences as well.

Made this in eight hours for a friend's birthday. Had the idea whilst I was washing my hands, so I contacted her immediately asking to give me some barriers to see what I can work with under certain stipulations.

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Very nice track... I like the beat of it, in some ways, it kind of reminds me of some fast paced game soundtrack.

Love the piano in it also, very nice ideas. Production value is really great, you know your job, I can see!
Nice progression, this track - even though it's not really my cup of tea - has all the elements done right!
Continue the great work!

JandreParis responds:

Thank you, my good man! ;)

-J.P.

Wow,
thats a really relaxing track, as Ceevro said before, the violin sound at the beginning is a bit too loud. After the drums kick in, it's like in a rainforest during a rain period, the piano sounds are like rain droplets falling down on the ground in a fast pace. Love it all together, but yeah the piano gets lost sometimes, would hear that melody a bit louder :D

All in all a great track, keep it up!

-Shift

JandreParis responds:

Yup yup, those suggestions have been addressed. Just gotta refresh your browser and clear it of its cache to hear the changes :)

Thanks man! That's quite an interesting description. I likes, I likes.

-J.P.

Thoughts while listening:
Love the opening beat. The backward violin sound is a bit loud for the mix, kinda buries the piano.
Interesting change-up at 1:00. Some nice jazzy chord choices on the piano.

Thoughts after listening:

Some improvements;
-The backward violin sound (might not be what you used, but what it sounds like to me) is too prominent in the mix. Almost drowns stuff out, and it goes on a bit too long in the intro...not on the first listen, but quite quickly, it would become grating, I feel.
-Would it be possible to adjust the piano up an octave? You've got everything in the same sound-space, so it's difficult to hear the melody.

Some Good Things;
-Great vibe going here!
-The piano solo is wonderful...would like to hear it a little more clearly!
-Awesome adjusments on the percussion. Great to hear someone giving it the attention it's due!

Overall, very original-sounding piece you've got here. Kinda what I'd expect out of an eccentric Anime, like Akira. I very much likes! Double-plus-good!

4/5, R4R
-Ceevro

JandreParis responds:

A doozy! Highly appreciative of this!

A) Ah, the reversal sound is the same piano you hear in the track. You're right, it's a tad too loud and goes on for quite some time. Certainly can be changed.

B) Surely an octave up would make it much easier to hear! Good suggestion.

The overall theme I was trying to go for here was to make it as acoustic sounding as possible, even while using artifices of the real counterparts.

On the percussion: I love drums, even though I'm not a drummer or bongo player (hope to be someday in the future, coordination permitting) and I wanted to create that same sound you'd get out of a real kit - meaning total manual velocity changes and full use of everything at your disposal. Makes for some pretty dynamic stuff!

Thanks ya kindly, fine sir!

-J.P.

(P.S. - Suggestions have been addressed!)

I like the percussion throughout -- unique. Piano sounds are also a fresh sight in the DnB end of the portal. The ending seemed a little abrupt, albeit well written. For eight hours, this is some fine work. :)

JandreParis responds:

Thanks, kind sir! Ah, there was a reason for it ;) Heh.

-J.P.

interesting, thought the mix was well done, only thing i didnt like was how it ended so quickly :P great work! fanup1

JandreParis responds:

Thanks! Glad ya liked.

-J.P.

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Apr 1, 2015
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2 min 16 sec
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