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The Geometric State.

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Music orginally composed for an art installation.

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yay i truly like the wood sounds at the begining. was listening to it for like ~1 hour continously and it still sounds good. repitive bass section holds the feeling of the song from the begining throgh all it's alternations. synth sounds brings some 90's music peacefulness memories. at some parts keys sounds are trying to like evolve into something great and then returning back. that thing got me entirely

Kinda sound like i'm in the Grid.
And some post-apocalyptic area.
Maybe even an area in a JRPG.
It's so calming and serene.
Like maybe in a forest at night.
Or at a calm lake with a full moon.
So much this makes me think of.

Really nice! :)

A few good and less good points :
- The overall relaxing ambiance is really well thought!
- The wood sounds at the beginning are a good idea but they don't follow the rhythm, which makes them sound random
- The music evolves slowly, which could be annoying in an other song type; but since this is ambient, it was a good idea :)
- Talking about evolution, the music is neither repetitive nor feels like it's randomly put together; it all feels the same, nice job on this! ^^
- Around 8:10 and for a few minutes, the instruments fade away and leave the drums alone; it didn't feel as relaxing as the rest of the song. The instrument that plays a single chord for something like 8 measures also fell slightly annoying, and the melody could have been a bit more varied. This is only a minor problem, though; it did not affect much the quality of the song ;)
- The fade out ending doesn't really sound like an ending :/ But I understand it's hard to find a good ending for that kind of song

Finally, I stayed for the whole 14 minutes and I don't consider it as wasted time :) Even though I prefer the first half of the song, it overall felt very relaxing and is pleasant to listen to :D

Keep up the good work! ^^

ibbotsoni responds:

Many thanks for your thoughtful and incisive review. I agree with pretty much everything you wrote. The imperfections and weaknesses I perceive so too you have perceived. Most of all, a big thank you for listening and taking the time to share your thoughts. You know your stuff.

Really cool and soundscapey. I like the wooden sounds in the background towards the beginning. Didn't listen to all 14 minutes, but I can tell it's pretty good.

This is the longest song I've ever seen on NG. How long did this take you? How many measures was this?

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4.59 / 5.00

Jul 14, 2017
11:28 AM EDT
File Info
25.8 MB
14 min 4 sec

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