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NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread!

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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-08-30 14:59:34


At 8/30/18 02:56 PM, MRM3 wrote: @Zophar, @8oltSh0cX
Mine is finished!
Be sure to check it out!
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/821982
Thanks for hosting the contest!
I know I probably am not even going to get close to winning, but, it was still fun to enter!
D

You can always try next year if you don't win!


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-08-31 14:18:28


Btw Zophar, I was starting other projects and then I realised that I forgot when the deadline was. It's mid september right ?

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-08-31 14:44:19


At 8/31/18 02:18 PM, X3LL3N wrote: Btw Zophar, I was starting other projects and then I realised that I forgot when the deadline was. It's mid september right ?

1 October. You've got some time yet :)


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-08-31 19:40:12


At 8/31/18 02:18 PM, X3LL3N wrote: Btw Zophar, I was starting other projects and then I realised that I forgot when the deadline was. It's mid september right ?

October 1st is the deadline.


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-01 18:37:38



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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-02 14:06:52


Let's-a go!

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 02:47:45


So update: I think I've finished the structure of the song, and written the lyrics -- but I think the rest of this month is going to be dedicated to the arduous process of enduring the creation and mixing of this song, because it's traumatic for me, but I think it ought to be finished.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 07:03:38


It is said (in the description) that it can be only between 100 to 140 BPM. Your Welcome XP

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 07:11:08


At 9/3/18 07:03 AM, Uxvellda wrote: It is said (in the description) that it can be only between 100 to 140 BPM. Your Welcome XP

I said it was recommended.


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 09:50:29


i want to join, this looks interesting!

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 09:59:07


Hello everyone!

I'm bit new at Newgrounds, but I'll try to do my best:). I'm in. Wish me good luck :-)

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 10:14:08


At 9/3/18 09:59 AM, EternityBash wrote: Hello everyone!

I'm bit new at Newgrounds, but I'll try to do my best:). I'm in. Wish me good luck :-)

Welcome, and good luck!


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Is there any limit to genre? sticking to the melody might result down to trance
or can we use other scale and same melody
or omit some notes inside the melody
or can we use melody as verse/chorus and different melodies?

I only knew pop song though so I might consider joining after these clarifications :D

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 11:51:32


At 9/3/18 11:35 AM, nixful-Autistic wrote: Is there any limit to genre?

No

or can we use other scale and same melody

Yes

or omit some notes inside the melody

Some, not all

or can we use melody as verse/chorus and different melodies?

Yes. Some form of the melody needs to be in the song.


I only knew pop song though so I might consider joining after these clarifications :D

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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 12:00:19


At 9/3/18 11:51 AM, Zophar wrote:
At 9/3/18 11:35 AM, nixful-Autistic wrote: can we omit some notes inside the melody
Some, not all

Oh good, so we can create a variation of the melody? In other sense, like... mix notes of the melody a little bit?


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 12:04:51


At 9/3/18 12:00 PM, JordanKyser wrote:
At 9/3/18 11:51 AM, Zophar wrote:
At 9/3/18 11:35 AM, nixful-Autistic wrote: can we omit some notes inside the melody
Some, not all
Oh good, so we can create a variation of the melody? In other sense, like... mix notes of the melody a little bit?

A bit, but not too much.


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Welp, I'll try... lets see what I can make.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 19:38:33


At 9/3/18 12:04 PM, Zophar wrote:
At 9/3/18 12:00 PM, JordanKyser wrote:
At 9/3/18 11:51 AM, Zophar wrote: Some, not all
Oh good, so we can create a variation of the melody? In other sense, like... mix notes of the melody a little bit?
A bit, but not too much.

(this continues from a dm i had with zophar) and this is why you have to make sure your stimulus material is really, really good. I know a few people already who are deterred from this competition because the melody you provided doesn't resonate with them, which sucks because they're really talented people


hey man, you uh you got something on your face right there, lemme just... ok, there we go, MUCH better, you are looking GOOD AS NEW

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 20:04:25


At 9/3/18 07:38 PM, 1f1n1ty wrote:
(this continues from a dm i had with zophar) and this is why you have to make sure your stimulus material is really, really good. I know a few people already who are deterred from this competition because the melody you provided doesn't resonate with them, which sucks because they're really talented people

Yeah I know, but this melody has been used in so many good ways from the submissions I've heard so far.


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https://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/822617?updated=1536022037

Here's my go at it. Tried to use the melody in a couple ways to get some mileage out of it. Fun contest.

https://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/822617?updated=1536022037

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-03 20:56:09


At 9/3/18 08:50 PM, Xepho wrote:
Fun contest.

Thanks!


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 00:25:08


At 9/3/18 08:04 PM, Zophar wrote:
At 9/3/18 07:38 PM, 1f1n1ty wrote:
(this continues from a dm i had with zophar) and this is why you have to make sure your stimulus material is really, really good. I know a few people already who are deterred from this competition because the melody you provided doesn't resonate with them, which sucks because they're really talented people
Yeah I know, but this melody has been used in so many good ways from the submissions I've heard so far.

Even if the materials aren't good, great artist can take what their given and make a lot from it. Especially with some of the songs heard so far, there wasn't really any trouble with what was given.


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 00:38:14


Here is my entry. The original melody is indeed a bit overdone for my taste, had some trouble making it fit and making it sound like it makes sense for it to be there. The genre I did this in is Darksynth/Synthwave, so it's quite loud, just letting you know.

Anyways, tell me what you think

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 02:34:36


At 9/4/18 12:25 AM, zelazon wrote:
At 9/3/18 08:04 PM, Zophar wrote:
At 9/3/18 07:38 PM, 1f1n1ty wrote:
(this continues from a dm i had with zophar) and this is why you have to make sure your stimulus material is really, really good. I know a few people already who are deterred from this competition because the melody you provided doesn't resonate with them, which sucks because they're really talented people
Yeah I know, but this melody has been used in so many good ways from the submissions I've heard so far.
Even if the materials aren't good, great artist can take what their given and make a lot from it. Especially with some of the songs heard so far, there wasn't really any trouble with what was given.

Basically, here's my take on it: if you can take a piece, which is not great by many people's standards, and make it into one of the best that people have ever heard, then you have mastered the art of arrangement.

I think the challenge is to see if we all can do that. There was once a user called FirePowerX (since deleted his NG) who had a remix competition with a song of his, Eliminator, which was pretty jarring and whatnot. But the things that people came up with -- and I still have the playlist to prove it -- were pretty good.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 03:20:04


At 9/4/18 02:34 AM, Troisnyx wrote: But the things that people came up with -- and I still have the playlist to prove it -- were pretty good.

I'd love to see that playlist, if you don't mind sharing.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 06:29:26


At 9/4/18 03:20 AM, GoodL wrote:
At 9/4/18 02:34 AM, Troisnyx wrote: But the things that people came up with -- and I still have the playlist to prove it -- were pretty good.
I'd love to see that playlist, if you don't mind sharing.

http://www.newgrounds.com/playlists/view/94a3648cc5697a80bf775edd2acca917 Here.

Some items are missing because they were either removed from NG by mods, or voluntarily deleted... but here it is, what's left of the entries. It was a small contest to be sure, but hearing this will give you an idea of what the song is like.

The original was done with the most jarring sounds imaginable, but since FirePowerX is gone from NG, so is the original.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 07:05:01


At 9/4/18 06:29 AM, Troisnyx wrote:
At 9/4/18 03:20 AM, GoodL wrote:
At 9/4/18 02:34 AM, Troisnyx wrote: But the things that people came up with -- and I still have the playlist to prove it -- were pretty good.
I'd love to see that playlist, if you don't mind sharing.
http://www.newgrounds.com/playlists/view/94a3648cc5697a80bf775edd2acca917 Here.

Some items are missing because they were either removed from NG by mods, or voluntarily deleted... but here it is, what's left of the entries. It was a small contest to be sure, but hearing this will give you an idea of what the song is like.

The original was done with the most jarring sounds imaginable, but since FirePowerX is gone from NG, so is the original.

Oh hey... I remember that contest. How I am right now compared to then was almost completely different. I was not prepared for that contest, even though I said I was (I knew I lied to myself).

I am much better off for contests now than I was last year. :)


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