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The Church In The Forest

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This is a new style I tried creating. You can probably call it hard glitch hop. I am very proud of this tbh.

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Like the dark SFX in the intro. Church bells sound almost haunting. I was not expecting them to go away. Definitely think they should have lead up to the section at 0:26 with cacophony.

I'm not sure this is glitchhop. Sounds more industrial. A bit slow to develop and seems to lose intensity before 1:00. I think part of this is the drums are totally buried in the mix under that beautiful bass.

Also not understanding some of the volume fluctuations here. Careful around 1:35. I heard some clipping, and not the good kind.

Really wish the song had a more constant level of energy, something going on even in those quiet parts to tell our brains that yes, even though we can see the waveform and know the song is not ending, no, this is not a poorly planned fadeout we're hearing.

Also swooshy transitions please. I need them in my life. Maybe even delay hang-over perc at the end of each phrase just to make those transitions less... weird.

Nice track though. Fun little bass line and church bell samples. Enjoyed it despite its quirks.

Red65 responds:

I usually don't get these kinds of comments, it's good that you specifically tell me what's good and what's not. Thanks for criticism that I can work with. I'll look into these things next time I make this. Thanks

I really liked the intro, but the transition afterward was confusing - sounded like a different song at first. This sounds good but timbre can only take you so far. There's not a whole lot of variety going on in terms of either the melody or drums, and those awkward transitions really start to add up (you've got like four of them.)

Red65 responds:

At this point I can only say I'm experimenting with new styles. I didn't really know what to put in this song because it wouldn't fit. Either way, thanks for the feedback.

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Jun 30, 2018
10:31 AM EDT
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3 min 14 sec

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