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Author Comments

Made this song for the audio competition. I'm actually quite happy with how it turned out. I will, however, be making it a bit more interesting after I submit this version to the competition as I want to mix up the structure a bit and make the drums a tad more interesting at times.
I mostly used Syntronik and GMS (Which is native to FL) in the track.

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I like the pensive mood at the beginning and the quirky synths and automations. The piece is a little slow to develop, and the sweep at :47 sounds a little harsh in the upper register. You might want to get a little stricter with the equalizer there, and maybe also add some more effects to the sweep. Still, I like when the texture starts to fill out at :48. There might be a tad too much reverb in the texture, because the mix sounds a bit distorted. Another problem could be too much bass. Try using high-pass filters to cut out some of the muddy lower tones. Otherwise, I think this piece has very little harmonic variety, and most of the transitions are either abrupt or simple fade-ins. The result is that the arrangement feels a bit formulaic, and there isn’t a strong sense of dynamism in the composition by the end. I also thought you could’ve done more creative work with the drums here, and you begin to overuse the sweeps by the end as well. I like the atmosphere, mood, and harmonic content here, but the composition is a bit underwhelming and the structure feels too stagnant. I’d encourage you to keep working on this track - it would be really neat if you could go for a bigger climax to capitalize on the ominous tension in the piece. Keep at it, Electronox! :)

Mixing, mastering, and balance
Structure, transitions, phrasing, and variety
Melody, tonality, harmony, and texture
Instrumentation and sound design
Emotion, atmosphere, and catchiness
Originality and uniqueness
Overall (how do the elements above interact?)
Composite score

This is my kinda sound! I like the harsh low synth and the quiet eerie/trance parts. Sounds like something bad/intense is approaching 5/5

Electronox responds:

Thanks! I'm really glad you like it! I was afraid it may have gotten too repetitive or the bass got a bit loud, but I think it's okay all in all. But yeah, thanks for the nice comment!

Credits & Info


3.97 / 5.00

Aug 1, 2019
4:31 PM EDT
File Info
10.3 MB
4 min 31 sec
  • FL Studio
  • LABS
  • Syntronik

Licensing Terms

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