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This song is no where near finished, but I thought it's best to upload something rather than forfeit. Everything about this version of this track needs to be altered in some way, apart from the chord progression. I know I won't get through to the next round based on this, but it's worth a shot.


Hope you somewhat enjoy!

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I like the airy pads at the beginning and the cool chord progression. The arpeggios in the background are a nice touch, too. I like the sense of climax into 1:15 or so, but the drums get a little drowned out in the mix once the texture gets busier. I also think the synth bass at 1:17 is a bit too loud, although that’s more of a volume levels problem than a sound design problem. You’re right that it’s not structurally complete, but you’ve also done a good job of creating a sense of direction over the course of these 2 minutes. With a little more humanization, the pads at the beginning could really have a strong emotional quality. Sometimes, the pace of the chord progression is a tad fast, notably at :19, but by the time it repeats for the third time or so I’m used to it. Really strong work with the instrumentation and atmosphere here, though. Send me a PM if you ever get around to expanding on this one. Keep at it, Electronox! :)

Mixing, mastering, and balance
1.5/2
Structure, transitions, phrasing, and variety
.5/1.5
Melody, tonality, harmony, and texture
1.5/2
Instrumentation and sound design
1/1
Emotion, atmosphere, and catchiness
1.25/1.5
Originality and uniqueness
.75/1
Overall (how do the elements above interact?)
.75/1
Composite score
7.25/10

Electronox responds:

As always, thank you for your detailed response! A lot of what you have said I am already working on, especially the balancing and structure. I will definitely keep working on it, and I will send it your way when I have finished! Thank you again for your help and I look forward to attending next years music jam!

Oh wow! I get awesome space exploration vibes from this! Do you do electro swing?

Electronox responds:

Thanks! I'm glad it gives you those vibes cause I have just decided that's the theme of my next album! So maybe Ill have to include this track when it's finished!
I don't do electro swing no, but I wouldn't mind giving it a try at some point. It's just very sample based and I'm not the greatest at that. And my music is very ambient, and that stuff is very dancey. But those are all stupid excuses, Ill definitely give it a go!

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Votes
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Score
3.78 / 5.00

Uploaded
Aug 23, 2020
7:06 PM EDT
Genre
Ambient
File Info
Song
2.8 MB
2 min 4 sec

Licensing Terms

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