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Lakeside Cottage

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Meant to be the theme for the player's home town in a JRPG. Tried to go for something slow and calming.

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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!

4/5 Stars

- LiquidOoze

KillaMaaki responds:

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.

KillaMaaki responds:

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

KillaMaaki responds:

Thanks, it means a lot :)

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Apr 14, 2015
6:10 AM EDT
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2 min 13 sec

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