I like the review where the guy says "if this was my father's tears I would put it in a bottle and drink" them up. ahaha, sorry for repeating old reviews, but once again, my markings are still 10/10.
Absolutely excellent job with the piano, both "hands" if it was to be played. The left hand melody reminds me of the intro from Tool's "H" if you ever heard that song. Works great as an ambigous sad hopeful melody to work through the whole song. The right hand melodies are superb, very diverse and flowing, great work carrying out the ideas. I wouldnt say this needed any thicker chords, the softness compliments the melody well, and the strings do their job as a good filler. I will say however the right hand could use a tad more variation, even if its just a quick change in the simple rhythm scheme just to break the repetiveness.
Oh man, great work with the strings once again, complex (yet not to erratic for the mood of the piece) and varied, yet they flow excellently :) Some great tones, you really have a talent for making lush harmonies. The mixup of articulations is a swell idea to, the long sustained tones and fast vibrato gives the strings a good flavor. something hard if not impossible to do with free soundfonts, so I must pass out a compliment on utilizing the EW libraries well :)
As for the bass, I'll rescind my comment on possibly changing the note every 6-8 bars (damn that seems way to quick! lol), but maybe 2-2:30 into the piece simply move up the note from Eb to F (and change the lower piano if necessary), just to give it a minor/major feel, just that one note can have a big enough impact to open a new path of development of this piece, of course if you were ever to look over this :)
As for the FL Keys, i dont know what you did here sound tweaking wise but it doesnt sound so much like noobish FL keys as it does like a good rich timbre. All in all, fits together, IMO FL keys is more for dance/trance type of music but its suitable enough here for me, even with regards to the classical vibes of this track.
While on the aspect of clarity, I must say great work in that department. Love the transparent echoes/delays, really adds a nice depth to compliment the thick reverb of the piece- which sits great in the mix, and doesnt feel muddy. Great spacing as well, really creates a good atmosphere.
im really glad i hit so many nails on the head with this piece! as far as the tweaking goes, looking at the settings i cant really tell you what exactly i did, but every time i use them i always tweak them, and i think i actually saved my own setting for them. I can't stand their presets. as far as re-doing the song, i think im just gonna leave this as is and use it as an example of what all I can do differently! And you are right, free soundfonts would never have pulled those strings off so im very glad i have EW at my disposal! They are coming in very handy with everything thats been going on lately!
really glad you liked the piece!!!
Thanks for the review and the score!
Not Bad For An Ambient Song
Look, ambient/trance/techno/electronic or any combination of them has never really been my thing. No offense to any who enjoy that music, but I am a rock addict at heart. However, this, this is not bad. With this song you have shown me not all of the many ambient/trance/techno/electronic songs that fill newground's airwaves are not as bad as I thought they were.
Well, coming from a die-hard rock fan I really appreciate your kind words!! I enjoy me some nice hard rock/heavy metal myself, so I can ,for the most part, understand why you generally dont like the electronic genre of music.
Which makes me appreciate your comment all the more XD
Im glad i could show you the better side of most ambient tracks here on NG!
Thanks a lot for your review!
=) Loved it
This is so beautiful, it does sound like a score to a movie you should deff try and get this Commercial. Its such a beautiful piece :). You have a talent for music, and I respect artists like you that express so much feeling into their work.
Im really glad you appreciate the effort and emotion i put into this song XD
I would try to get it commercial, but right now i just came into a management position and my focus is elsewhere at the moment :S
Thanks a ton for the review!
It gets so boring giving you 5/5. Can't you ever make any BAD songs?! lol.
But I couldn't really hear it. I had my laptop turned up all the way. Wait.. As I'm writing this, I'm going to go plug the laptop into some speakers.
Sorry, they were up to full volume, I had to grab something, and it happened to be the keyboard. I'll leave the random scribbling there, as it's pretty funny. MAN ALIVE! My subwoofer is really hanging on to those low notes. This could go commercial, dude. I'm not kidding. I mean, this is movie stuff.
TOTAL RESPEKT!! XD
ROFL THATS HYSTERICAL!!!
Im glad to hear you think it can go commercial XD
Its always nice to know someone thinks you're good enough for something that big XD
But yea, i made this piece with the thought in mind that *hey i wanna make something that would go good in a movie* XD
I can see it worked lol. And yea i can make bad songs. keep lookin through my stuff and i pormise you'll find one or two XD
If this was my father's tears..
I'd keep them in a jar and drink them. Mmmm.. :)
lol. well. regardless of what you do with the juicyness of his tears, i appreciate the review and the score ^^
Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.