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AIM - Light Enduring


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"Music is the space between the notes.” - Claude Debussy

And love is the steadfastness between sufferings.

“We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Artwork: http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/morgadeshou/the-light-the-goldfinch-and-i

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This is just lovely! I'm in agreement with johnfm about the warbly pad, but really, the composition here is enough to bring a dude to tears in the right circumstances! The raw talent in this place never ceases to amaze me.

Phonometrologist responds:

Thank you Ceevro. You and johnfm convinced me to get rid of the tremolo effect as I automated that. It probably isn't necessary, and I think I got carried away with it for fun.

No words....man this is beautiful. Very lovely and fitting. Very emotional, masterpiece. <3

Phonometrologist responds:

That's very kind of you to say.

This is really pretty. I liked the chord progressions a lot. Multiple times it went somewhere I wasn't expecting and really caught my interest. Plus in some way it reminds me of the Finale of Bo Burnham's Make Happy, which is a good thing

Phonometrologist responds:

Though I am not familiar with the reference given, I do appreciate the kind words. Thank you

Quite an interesting and thought provoking piece. I also find it interesting you chose to make a loop. While not quite flawless dynamically, I can see the train of thought, and that's quite an interesting feature. I can offer no critique.

Phonometrologist responds:

Thank you EDM363

Veryy nice. I wasn't too sure about that warbly pad - it kinda clashed with the notes. what I WAS sure about though was the wonderful progression throughout the song. I really respect it man its solid! Also that piano patch is so great.

You should look into Max Richter if you haven't already heard his stuff. The Blue Notebooks (album), On The Nature of Daylight (song). He has some music which sounds a bit like this. I bet you would like it. :)

Phonometrologist responds:

Hello John! Yes I am very familiar with Max Ricther's work. He's probably my personal favorite modern composer behind Philip Glass. I listen to the "The Blue Notebooks" whenever I'm on the road for an extended period of time, so I really appreciate the sentiments.
I, too, wasn't sure about that warbly pad, so I also mixed different versions of this piece with less of it. I wanted to treat the synth as a vocal part in the rubato style. So, I automated the tremolo as would a singer. I also added some distortion to reflect a more "light" sound. Again, I wasn't quite sure so I mixed it without the distortion in another version. Either way, I appreciate the sentiments about the progression.

Credits & Info

4.99 / 5.00

May 5, 2017
10:52 AM EDT
File Info
6.9 MB
3 min 1 sec

Licensing Terms

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