00:00
00:00
Newgrounds Background Image Theme

Our goal is for Newgrounds to be ad free for everyone! Become a Supporter today and help make this dream a reality!

AIM 2020 - Acrylic Mornings

Share

Author Comments

My AIM 2020 submission. Simple, short, relaxing and hopefully enjoyable ^^


I based my song in this piece of art:

I'm practically amazed at the skills of this user. Truly a wonderful work of art


If you liked this piece, consider listening to my other songs and share them with your friends and loved ones if you want!


Have a good day and hope you enjoy =)

Log in / sign up to vote & review!

Newgrounds accounts are free and registered users see fewer ads!

Wow, the atmosphere you've built up is quite haunting and beautiful. The activity of the nature in a way makes the calm atmosphere of the music seem somewhat eerier than without the nature sounds. I find that really interesting actually! The art that inspired you is beautiful and definitely matches the ambiguous nature of your composition. It looks to be in that sort of 'dusk' time, and it could be interpreted as anywhere from calm and serene to eerie and dark. An interesting place to be. Thank you for making this and sharing it! Good luck :)

I really like the choice of chords throughout the track. You effectively created chord progressions that portray both blissful innocence and awe without without straying from the still nature of a painting, and this was done by frequently juxtaposing the tonic chord with chords that portray a variety of contrasting moods.

I like the lack of resolution. It helps establish the piece as one that embodies the painting rather than one that tells a story beyond it.

1:34 could be an apt moment for a climax. The satisfying chord here could be further emphasized with additional instrumentation.

I think the mix has too many low-mids and each instrument sounds like it could benefit from a lot of EQing. The strings sound thin, especially relative to the wide piano. I think ideally the piano should feel more buoyant in such a track,

Gl in the contest! I'm not sure if I'll enter this year.

AlbeGian responds:

Thanks man! Glad you liked the composition. And yeah, after all these years I still have a lot of flaws with mixing and mastering (almost as if I never nail a correct mix everytime), so big thank you for pointing it all out, I'll have that in mind. I'm sure I'll get it correct someday lol
GL to you too in case you enter!

So fitting, I love this :O

AlbeGian responds:

Thank you so much!!

Credits & Info

AlbeGian
Author

Listens
788
Faves:
8
Votes
34
Score
3.79 / 5.00

Uploaded
Apr 26, 2020
6:27 PM EDT
Genre
Cinematic
File Info
Song
6.7 MB
2 min 57 sec

Licensing Terms

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