AIM - Crash and Fade

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This is a piece made for the AIM 2017 competition, inspired by this artwork:
The story listed in the description is of a crashed pilots' last moments being made better by a beautiful flower. This song aims to capture that feeling of acceptance and tranquility, while evoking an alien and sci-fi atmosphere.


why is this song, it has no vocals, wich means this is just a music. btw not that bad tho

Great stuff! I love these kinds of tunes. Thanks for linking my art and asking permission. :)

Kalviter responds:

You're more than welcome, mate! Really glad you like it, your art was a very good inspiration :)

This is what I would imagine hearing while the pilot was exploring an uncharted planet, rather than peacefully waiting to die on it. With exception to that, I enjoy it. Great job.

I'm in love with the tranquil acceptance and weirdness of this piece. It feels as though the weird flower in the piece is speaking (metaphorically) to us, the soldier, while our life support beeps at us. While I think this may be in the wrong genre -- although our categories are woefully insufficient -- I'm very much enjoying the vibe.

Only complaint, an outro would have been better than a single note at the end with that pad. Very nice atmosphere.

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Kalviter responds:

Thank you, I'm very glad you enjoyed it! I will admit I struggle heavily with categories on NG, but hopefully I can figure it out. The outro could have been extended a little bit, but I did want the finality of one note to show the soldier finally passing.

Amazing sounds! I love the vibe. I personally think it fits the picture excellently. It makes the soldier look so much cooler and gives him personality. It reminds me of watching Tunami as a kid. Awesome work!

Kalviter responds:

Thanks very much for the feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as you did! I can only hope the judges for the competition are as favourable ;)

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3.79 / 5.00

Apr 4, 2017
7:47 PM EDT
File Info
10.4 MB
4 min 34 sec

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