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The Beginning

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My biggest and most difficult project at the moment. VSTs : Serum, Massive, Kontakt, Quanta.

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I like the piano at the beginning - it sounds a bit square rhythmically, but the atmosphere and mixing effects help keep things interesting. The vocals at :26 are really nice, and that airy section flows nicely into the synth pads at :51. You may have overused the reverb a tad here, and the texture is still pretty thin during the climactic parts. The echoey synth riff at 1:36 is nice, but after a while it doesn’t have a very strong sense of direction. I felt like the piece was missing the dynamism in the composition that I usually look for. The atmosphere and sound design are both really nice here, and I enjoyed the production quality as well. I think the composition could use a little more fleshing out, and a stronger point of arrival with more memorable melodies and build-ups might help create that sense of direction. Still, solid work with the progression, instrumentation, rhythmic content, and mood. Keep at it, ImSoAlive! :)

Mixing, mastering, and balance
1.75/2
Structure, transitions, phrasing, and variety
1/1.5
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
1/1
Overall (how do the elements above interact?)
.5/1
Composite score
8/10

Credits & Info

ImSoAlive
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Listens
478
Faves:
4
Downloads
6
Votes
14
Score
3.87 / 5.00

Uploaded
Sep 7, 2020
11:30 AM EDT
Genre
Experimental
File Info
Song
7.2 MB
3 min 9 sec

Licensing Terms

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