Outstanding! You know, it actually indeed gives me that 'home sweet home' feeling, like when you get back to Pallet Town or whatever. Good job on getting such an ambience going!
I love the pads you start out with, along with the guitar and the very soft glockenspiel in the background. The guitar strokes sometimes are a little out of sync, just noticable enough to make it sound more natural, like somebody is actually playing the guitar! (Or are you really playing?) The instrument coming in at 0:30 fits really well, but it's panned to the right a little too much, and it also seems to have a slight distortion over it, not really annoying but still noticable. The other instrument coming in at 1:00 is also really nice, but the transition between these two instruments could have been better, right now it's a little abrupt. I also really liked the way you used the instruments together at 1:15, but again, at 1:30 they suddenly stop.
Try working a little more on your instruments and pay close attention to your sounds to get the best out of them! You've got talent for creating nice soundtracks, keep it up!
Thanks for the advice. That is not a real guitar, but I did intentionally change up the timing on the notes to sound more natural, like a strum (no real human being could hit all of the strings at exactly the same time, obviously).
Yeah, listening to it again I definitely hear the panning issue on 0:30. I'll also work on my transitions... one of those things I just don't quite know how to do.
Fucking serene. If this were in a game I'd probably just leave the game on to hear it. Reminds me of Star Ocean actually, so basically you nailed it.
Thanks a ton :)
Well, I don't know what to say. This is so awesome. The sound makes me feel sad. But five stars for you brother. <3
Thanks, it means a lot :)