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The Gathering Room [P.CH]

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Quick note before I begin this description: Any track finished from the recovered stock in the HDD will bear the Phoenix icon on the revolving CD thing.

The Gathering Room is the first of these many recovered tracks. This thing, believe it or not, was started in 2011 and presumed complete until I had it in 2013 and thought, "something's missing..." So I proceeded to add a few more instruments and then, in the months that followed, bad luck ensued. The HDD on which this was stored failed to operate. Any triplicates we had of the data were also entirely lost due to successive hard drive failure.

Seán breathed life into the old HDD again after it was presumed dead and lo and behold, I have access to this track again! As soon as I could access it, I finished what I'd started, and now I consider it done.

The track was originally intended for Project Chaplaincy, this bullet hell shooter thing I'd conceived. Who knows, I might use it again.

Used in this project:
Akai-Steinway III soundfont, by Denis.

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You see everyone? This is how you write good chord progressions.

Lovely song. The arrangement and choice of instruments is spot on. Personally it reminds me of the Kingom Hearts OST and stirs up all the great memories I had with that game.

Well done!

A very Calm and soothing track...Nice one!

I'm glad that you were able to save this piece from oblivion!

It's incredibly pretty, and I have always had a particular soft spot in my heart for all things piano--especially when it's played so beautifully. The soft chimes that exist throughout the background, as well as the crescent cymbals and descending chime that chases it make for a very simple yet effective and - dare I say, appropriate - percussion. While the other instruments come into the mix fairly late, they add just the right kind of harmony to the mix. I definitely hear flute in there, and what also sounds like clarinet and oboe, filling things out very nicely before it circles back around quite nicely to the beginning.

I'm not sure why, but it seems like new looping submissions end up getting a tiny little "pop" right when it comes back around to the beginning for some reason. It inexplicably happened to the last track I uploaded, and I hear it again here, so that's a shame. Hoping they get that ironed out soon.

This is beautiful :)
I'm really glad you managed to find some old stuff! Thus far, I've been lucky to not lose much of my work, but I can imagine what it'd feel like...

Great work on finishing it up too!

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4.64 / 5.00

Apr 17, 2016
1:45 PM EDT
File Info
2.5 MB
2 min 14 sec

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Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.