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So this is a little old fashioned even for me since I kind of strayed away from the chiptune genre a bit out but I still got it....I think.

Anyways this piece is pretty iconic because I've based this whole track off of Nintendo games and I thought to myself " These days people only seem to talk about Playstation and Xbox but what about Nintendo"? I mean if it wasn't for Nintendo we wouldn't have gotten anywhere with video games. Nintendo kept on track many years, developing video games and til this day it's popular. Video game franchise's like Super Mario Bros. and Sonic The Hedgehog have earned a big rep in the video game industry and continue to be a big success. Love Nintendo with a big red Heart. I hope you enjoy this crossover piece I've made.

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This song is really fun to listen to, though I feel like I am the only one who has no idea what game this is from. Is it a newer game or am I just stupid and forgetting it?

Teckmo-X responds:

Thank you and nah it's an original. Nothing remixed here.

Sounds so much like Pokemon ^^ ! I also like the changes you did to it, Great Job! =D

Teckmo-X responds:

Thank you! It was a pretty simple song really but again thanks :3

Yay I love Nintendo! Sounds mostly like a modern take on classic Pokemon music. Also reminds me a lot of Waterflame! I wouldn't be surprised if you told me this track was inspired by "Theme of Skyworld".
So right of the bat we can hear with a basic melody and a bass, classic-style chiptune! I adore the way the third and fourth synth join in. After the bassdrum started to kick at 00:42 I expected to hear a drop, but was disappointed when there instead was a chill DnB part followed by another bouncer.
I would refuse to believe that it was intended, but I think you did a great job at surprising the listener by opposing ones expectations. See, throughout the song I felt like it lacked strength. Probably because I'm used to mostly DnB and dubstep. But after listening to it a bunch of times I changed my mind and realized that it would ruin the whole concept of the song. That has now become what I like the most about it, it was done with great execution.
The chord progression is interesting, I can't tell which chords were used but it turned out great either way! The catchy Lo-Fi melody is absolutely beautiful, even if it could have used some more variety, could argue that it gets repetitive after a while. Plus points for having the tune from the beginning go along with it through most of the track. Also, the instrument that plays at 03:03 is very fitting, especially at 03:13 - 03:16 where it's heard best.
Good mixing! No instument sound louder than they have to (although the bass could have been just a tad louder about halfway into it). Also a little more echo mabye?

This has got to be my favorite track here on NG as of today, April 10th 2016!

Teckmo-X responds:

Thank you so much :D You've captured my song in a nutshell. Yeah I know there wasn't much to it but I guess it worked out quite well. See I understand that for some artists your work proceeds your reputation and ears come in all shapes and sizes not to mention aspects. Since your used to D&B I know how it can sometimes be difficult to follow a particular style someone else condones which is something that is hard to deal with in the music industry even for artists we love. It's like asking a Trance producer to make a remix of a Hip Hop song or a Rap melody and transverse it into their own mix. I appreciate the well written review, seriously this helps me a lot <3

The melody isn't too great. Sounds like random notes in a scale put together without much thought. It gets really stale by the 3 minute mark. The mixing, the leads are pretty loud and harsh compared to the drums and the other synths. A bassline could fit in and be nice but as the track is now, good choice of sounds, just badly executed.

Teckmo-X responds:

Thanks but your missing the point here. Music isn't really anything without imagination. You need to be able to get in the moment and know what you are trying to get at. Having a series of premonitions can go a long way. I've heard some of your songs too and they are mostly good but the bass sometimes override the rhythm and some songs don't sound like it's mixed well. Then again I'm not a fan of heavy tunes like Dubstep because it's mostly noise. We all hear something different I guess.

This sounds like what would be used as a theme for a Pokemon game, credits of a Sonic game, or it could be used in a game at a moment where your character has just finished the quest and can finally relax and reflect on the journey.
4.5/5
Thanks for Sharing!
-SydRic

Teckmo-X responds:

Exactly what I was going for :D Perfectly captured my point of the song. Thank you!

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Teckmo-X
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Apr 4, 2016
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4 min 22 sec

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