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NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread!

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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 07:33:01


At 9/4/18 07:05 AM, JordanKyser wrote:
I am much better off for contests now than I was last year. :)

As we all should be. Good on you, though :D

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 13:39:33


At 9/4/18 07:05 AM, JordanKyser wrote:
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. :)

It's one thing to be constantly growing to be a part of the contest each year... it's another thing when you get accepted into contests in 2013, and unable to do so in subsequent years lol... grr. Anyway, I think a lot of us enter into these contest for exposure, because the more traditional routes dont really garner as much attention as we would like.

Music production is always a learning process and sometimes you may find yourself in a bind where your songs aren't "good enough", but eventually things will stick and you'll find your groove per se. After, the attention will come.


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 13:50:11


At 9/4/18 01:39 PM, zelazon wrote: It's one thing to be constantly growing to be a part of the contest each year... it's another thing when you get accepted into contests in 2013, and unable to do so in subsequent years lol... grr. Anyway, I think a lot of us enter into these contest for exposure, because the more traditional routes dont really garner as much attention as we would like.

Music production is always a learning process and sometimes you may find yourself in a bind where your songs aren't "good enough", but eventually things will stick and you'll find your groove per se. After, the attention will come.

I understand the feeling, but I guess for me, the frustration isn't so much with contests as it is with casting my net further, outside of NG: I've had a good run of two tracks that played on the BBC, but then nowt after that. But yes, I understand you -- anything to get that little bit more of your name out.

I'm not the best at mixing -- at least, more complex things; I do my best -- but if you ever wanna talk mixing, composition, or just anything, feel free to PM me, or Discord if you've got one. If it's any little bit I can do to help.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 16:09:57


can I still enter?

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 16:50:02


At 9/4/18 04:09 PM, Poosac wrote: can I still enter?

Yeah.


You got dat?

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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-04 18:45:21


At 9/3/18 07:11 AM, Zophar wrote:
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.

Yeah, it is a reply for someone (i forgot the name).


Hello Newgrounds!

I tried to remix the loop above. This is what I got:
https://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/822822
Tempo - 130BPM.
Duration - 2:01.
Key - same as original.
What do you all think about it? Please let me know your opinion, and I'll try to improve my tune.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-05 18:28:12


I'm going to give it a shot, time to compete. For real this time ;)!


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-05 18:39:33


At 9/5/18 06:28 PM, LordJabeebus wrote: I'm going to give it a shot, time to compete. For real this time ;)!

Glad to hear you're back!


You got dat?

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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 05:46:28


Updating: Voices have finally been recorded on my entry. I NEVER want to go through another emotional rollercoaster like this ever again.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 06:27:02


FINALLY DONE!!!! :D
Wew... more than 20 tiring hours... but worth it! :3


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 06:43:51


At 8/24/18 03:00 PM, Zophar wrote: NGRMC 2018

Hello there! Welcome to Newgrounds Remix Competition 2018! (NGRMC) I’m Zophar and I will be your host. This is the first time for this competition. If this competition lives onto next year, then maybe a few other judges will join. But it’s just me. What this competition is: You are given a four (4) bar melody and you have to remix it into a full song. You will have one month to make the remix. October 1, 2018 is the deadline. So submit your remixes by then!

Rules:

You have to remix the melody. You can change it up a bit but it has to have some elements of the melody in it. If you submit a song that has a totally different melody or just a completely different song, then your song will not enter through.
Your song must be in between 2:00 - 5:00 minutes. I will accept it if it’s 1:55 or 3:05 but nothing over those limits.
You must submit it before the deadline. If you don’t then your song won’t make it through. If you have any problems PM me so we can discuss the details.
This must be ORIGINAL WORK! No taking copyrighted samples. This remix must be original using the melody I gave you. If I find out you used copyrighted samples you will not move on further.
No collaborating. This needs to be an independent project. If you’re in a band or music group and you still want to participate but you can’t because you can’t do it without your other member’s help, PM me and we’ll discuss.
Your remix can be any music genre but don’t make it a solo instrument. Have at least 3 instruments in the song.

How to submit: You enter your song by copy and pasting the link into your post your writing on the bbs on this thread. You can give a little description. A description is not required but it would be helpful. Then submit. You are allowed to make edits to the song after you submit it until the deadline. Just tell me by replying to your submission that you made edits.

Here is the melody. I took a screenshot of it and submitted a audio file of it so you can hear just what it sounds like. The recommended tempo is 100 - 140. (Tempo of the demo is 120bpm.) And the Key is G# Minor.
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/821148
Good luck to everybody!

I made a thing! :P


Count me in.

Not that anyone will be able to beat @midimachine...

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 07:52:53


At 9/6/18 07:41 AM, ChronoNomad wrote: Count me in.

Aha, a new challenger has arrived.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 12:48:53


At 9/4/18 02:34 AM, Troisnyx wrote: 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.

ya just like i did!


p.s. i am gay

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 13:13:03


At 9/6/18 12:48 PM, midimachine wrote:
At 9/4/18 02:34 AM, Troisnyx wrote: 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.
ya just like i did!

You feckin' wish you did, mate.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 15:12:23


Hey guys. So, I think over 1 month is a bit too much time. What if we cut it a week short? Or a few days short, would that still work for some of you?


You got dat?

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At 9/6/18 03:12 PM, Zophar wrote: Hey guys. So, I think over 1 month is a bit too much time. What if we cut it a week short? Or a few days short, would that still work for some of you?

Seems a little late in the game to change the deadline, don't you think? Wouldn't be particularly professional, and there may be folks who are counting on that ending date who won't see your post here until it's too late.

I mean hey, if there's a legitimate reason to do so, then I'm okay with it, but if not...well, that doesn't really reflect positively on the contest itself. See what I'm saying? Up to you, though.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 16:38:02


At 9/6/18 03:12 PM, Zophar wrote: Hey guys. So, I think over 1 month is a bit too much time. What if we cut it a week short? Or a few days short, would that still work for some of you?

Dont do it, I just seen this thread like 30 mins ago

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 17:49:40


At 9/6/18 03:12 PM, Zophar wrote: Hey guys. So, I think over 1 month is a bit too much time. What if we cut it a week short? Or a few days short, would that still work for some of you?

I am planning for this entry of mine to be my October release, so no thanks.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 18:03:08


At 9/6/18 05:49 PM, Troisnyx wrote:
At 9/6/18 03:12 PM, Zophar wrote: Hey guys. So, I think over 1 month is a bit too much time. What if we cut it a week short? Or a few days short, would that still work for some of you?
I am planning for this entry of mine to be my October release, so no thanks.

No problem.


You got dat?

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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 20:25:25


At 9/6/18 03:12 PM, Zophar wrote: Hey guys. So, I think over 1 month is a bit too much time. What if we cut it a week short? Or a few days short, would that still work for some of you?

I think keeping it October 1 is fine

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 20:38:51


At 9/6/18 08:25 PM, 8oltSh0cX wrote:
At 9/6/18 03:12 PM, Zophar wrote: Hey guys. So, I think over 1 month is a bit too much time. What if we cut it a week short? Or a few days short, would that still work for some of you?
I think keeping it October 1 is fine

Yeah. Same.


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-06 20:42:32


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

Oi. I made some updates to this guy. Added some buildup.

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-07 07:07:37


At 9/6/18 08:42 PM, Xepho wrote:
At 9/3/18 08:50 PM, Xepho wrote: 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
Oi. I made some updates to this guy. Added some buildup.
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/822989

Just a little heads up for later competitions, you can just replace the old file with the new file without making a new submission. That is kind of why you can still edit, besides with the descriptions being editable. :P


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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-07 17:02:10


At 9/6/18 07:41 AM, ChronoNomad wrote: Not that anyone will be able to beat @midimachine...

I think you can beat him if you believe in yourself! :D


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! 2018-09-07 21:12:03


At 9/7/18 08:31 PM, Zophar wrote: Current Participants!

Tally: 40

That's a pretty great turn out!

Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-08 00:06:19


At 9/7/18 07:07 AM, JordanKyser wrote: Just a little heads up for later competitions, you can just replace the old file with the new file without making a new submission. That is kind of why you can still edit, besides with the descriptions being editable. :P

So wait a second, this is an ongoing tournament-style competition?? If so, then I never knew that until now :o


hi, I do things that make sounds and put them on this site, you can check out my stuff if you want.

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Response to NGRMC 2018 Submission Thread! 2018-09-08 07:07:36


At 9/8/18 12:06 AM, SplatterDash wrote:
So wait a second, this is an ongoing tournament-style competition?? If so, then I never knew that until now :o

You can make changes until the deadline.


You got dat?

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