Thank you for clarifying.
Knowing neither your song nor intent is story driven does help. Personally, I consider this to be more atmospheric than energetic, although I do think "Trance" is an appropriate descriptor.
I haven't heard the other songs in the album you mention, so I don't have full context. Still, I think you did a good job accomplishing what you intended.
Original 4-star review:
"This sounds to me like it could be in Metroid Prime in the sense that it seems like exploration in outer space. It's a little less intimidating than a track from the Metroid Prime series, but one of the first things I think of is outer space.
I do think that lack of intimidation throughout most of the song (at least until about 6:33 in, when the melodic dissonance kicks in) is a little problematic given what it seems to me you are intending. If what you are going for is the music you'd hear when you are approaching a black hole, I imagine there to be quite a bit of fear to go along with that, as well as scientific curiosity, the latter of which I think you've captured pretty well. Please clarify if you think my interpretation is incorrect.
Overall, though, I'd say your ideas came through pretty clearly here. I still get the outer space vibe and a sense of curiosity and adventure from this piece.
I hope this helps. :)
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