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Reviews for "Tales Of Zale"

goes perfect with the title B)

Irish-Soul responds:

Thanks! This was actually a fanart entry for the series Tales of Zale. I did put so much work into this. I spent like 6 hours to make a 2:30 song. There are just so many layers of music that I had to blend. (At one point there are 11 layers of music!)

Hey Helloyourbored,

I really enjoyed this fan rendition that was inspired by Tales of Zale! If you are not familiar with who I am; I'm the composer on the Tales of Zale series, and I wanted to say you did an awesome job with this piece.

I really enjoyed the atmospheric themes here. There are some varying moods here which is quite fitting to the Tales of Zale universe. It's really emotional and heartfelt throughout, and there is a lot of musical ideas here which is also great.

It was somewhat difficult to focus on the music with some of those sound effects, but it did help the entry sound more cinematic, making it sound like there is another media counterpart to go along with this piece, which is essentially what film music is.

The samples are not top-of-the-line, but I could hear through them and can really identify your talent in composition. Someday, when you get some really great sounding orchestra libraries, you'll be making high quality cinematic works in no time!

From a compositional and thematic standpoint, I do think there is room for improvement in terms of establishing a solid thematic musical motif. It's great as background music as it goes on, but a lot of character can truly shine when your piece of music has a very enticing musical theme/motif, even if it is very simple. In cinematic music, this is very essential as thematic elements help to support and compliment the story and plot of it's visual counterpart. Even if you are not writing to picture, keeping this in mind will help you create some wonderful cinematic pieces.

I enjoyed your track and I hope you continue to explore your creativity.


Irish-Soul responds:

I would just like to say that I am 100% honored that you left a review on my song! I have seen other music you make and it is very impressive. I also saw the FL studio makeup of the actual ToZ 2 soundtrack. The skill you have is truly amazing. I aspire to have the skill level you are at. I can also understand why there would be such difficulty implementing this into the actual episode.

I am sure you went soft on the review for my song, for I'm sure it had many other mistakes. I have never made a cinematic song before so this was a HUGE learning experience. GarageBand was one of the hardest obstacles to overcome. I would also like to thank Hikuaran and yourself for this opportunity to join the contest with a song. Thank you for leaving information for a beginner!

As far as musical motifs go, I also agree. Next time I make a cinematic song (Or most songs for that matter) I will focus on creating a motif that will be strong. Thanks for pointing that out or else I may have never noticed that.

Thank you so much for leaving a review!

incredible work, man

Irish-Soul responds:

I'm glad you enjoyed it! ^.^

This is super well composed! I've always wanted to try some cinematic stuff, but I don't have any good samples and such. But this is still inspiring me!

Irish-Soul responds:

Aww thank you! I worked very hard on this song. It is nice to be appreciated! The samples I had to work with were very hard too (GarageBand.... ugh!) but it is how you mix them that counts. Not only how you mix them, but the actual notes you use too. You need to come up with some very nice chords and melody and maybe a good idiom (4 or 2 chords for vocals) to create a good song. Thank you for writing a review!

Im in Love with this, you did a great Job dude :)

Irish-Soul responds:

Thanks so much! Actually, I have recently created stuff that is so much better but I never finish it. That's the problem with being a perfectionist :/

~Thanks for listening!