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Reviews for "DuoCore - Dignity"

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Dude, the heavy sidechain is making my body shaking in a bouncy manner

Alright, so i decided to have a listen to some dubstep songs from early 2010's to see which ones have aged well and are still tolerable, with that i mean i can still enjoy at least some stuff they bring to the table.
Xtrullor is one of those artists that never really fell to the generic dubstep train of that time, even when his fans demanded it, as he actually tried to make the songs sound good for him, and not for kids with no good taste (yeah i used to be one of those sadly), and this means his songs are one of those few that have aged pretty good.
This song isnt trying to be generic, although you can hear it still uses some really overused effects, even if they arent as used as in other songs. The heavy synths used here are actually enjoyable, although the "wah-wahs" arent so much. I like some "orchestral" arrangements used here, Xtrullor does put effort in them and i like it. I would've loved if the song had a bigger melodic interlude, i feel that could've fit the song really well. Plus the song feels just a little bit repetitive, as it doesn't really go anywhere at first, until the middle part arrives but falls too short before going back to the heavy synths and high notes.
Although i must say this song is quite catchy, while im writing this i can still hear the chorus banging, and its not annoying, its a catch you enjoy having in your head, if you know what i mean, but its almost the only thing you are left with as this song doesn't go away from there.
Dont get me wrong, this song is pretty good, and aged well, its just not a song i would love to listen a dozen times again. It could (and should) be longer, but as it is, is fine. In my opinion, this song is not bad as it actually stands out from all those generic dubstep songs, but does that make it perfect? Eh not really, but did i enjoy it after not listening to it for years? Yes, i did, and thats why im giving it the score im giving and not 0 stars.

This song is just beyond great! There's so many cool intricacies in it, and it's epic from start to finish! I think its sizable length is one of it's great strengths, as it makes the tonal shifts really feel more authentic. The violin and what sounds like choral AHHHH tones accompanied by the phat ominous bass in the first minute of the song are just... brilliant! The drop is amazing, particularly the parts at 1:30 and 1:50 that come in to cap it off. The after-drop is also really good, how it suddenly gets all quiet. I imagine it's like being in an underground cavern and something is sneaking up on you. Then the frantic DnB half-drop at 2:44 is amazing as well! It's like a boss fight, or a chase sequence. The piano that comes in after that at about 3:10 is hauntingly beautiful (I kinda wish we heard more of that melody) and then the build up to drop two just knocks it out of the park! Those ominous pauses where you just hear the violin strokes in between the bass parts are really suspenseful and they do a killer job of making you anticipate what comes next. And then drop two... WOW! It just takes everything great about the first one and accentuates it. So freaking good!!!! The synth at 4:57 carrying into 5:40 is also a really neat touch. And then finally, let's talk about that ending. The ending is stunning! I wish the song was even longer, because I could totally imagine an even MORE insane third drop after that. But I think it would be too much for mortal ears to handle.

All in all, easily the best Duocore song in my opinion. I remixed it recently, and I'm so glad I did. Being able to make something to complement a work of art as good as this song is, like, an incredible honor.

6 bloody minutes of awesomeness. Favorite, and downloaded <3

Mmm good