Oh hey, I just happened to see this on the recent uploads list. Love it. You sexy beast. ;)
Hey man!! Your awesome long time no talk!
You can split MY system anytime :3
Very nice man. Love the kinda-dubstep-but-not-really influences in it!! <3
Haha that was unintentional, just felt like something need to be pounding
still so threw a slow beat in.
Thanks so much dude! Make more music!!!
Two Thumbs Up!
Love it. Perfectly captures the state of serenity, tranquility, elation, excitement etc of summer that we all know and love! Great melodies and chords, especially the bell's. Keep up the good work! =)
ahhaha man thanks, I used some water effects to introduce into a fresh ambient! ;]
Nice, Nice, Wow!
Im really loving this one dude. It seems like a really good quality compared to your earlier stuff =D
keep the great work up!
Epic dude. pure epic.
This is amazing, a brilliant tribute to the series, you totally blew my mind!!
(I came...=O =O =O)
Haha thanks so much man!
Your Best Yet! Amazing!
Whooooo Hooooooo!!!! This is definitley one of my fav songs of yours! You are definitley improving! The series is turning out wonderfully. This song is just so beautifull! Great job man!
Thanks so much man! =D!
Mmmm, smexy ;D
Hey there superstar, this is sounding pretty damn awesome haha. I love that arp-FX you got goin' on at the start, and your pan-flute is soooooo gooood! This series is turning out really amazing...and I wana do one now lol
Well done princess ;D
(Inside joke lol :3)
A Beautiful fusion of electronica and classical!
This is an amazing piece man, you have obviously put a huge amount of time and effort into it, and it has certainly payed off. I will try my best to give you as much as possible to work on, but I honestly think this is a great piece as it is, and I wouldn't change it too much.
The first thing I would like to mention is the sound quality. This piece is of an extremely high standard in terms of mastering and EQ. I couldn't hear any distortion or "clicks" at all, and everything seems to be just about perfect. You might want to turn the volume of the drums down a tiny bit, as they overpower the rest of the song when the volume is at higher levels.
Considering the fact that you normally compose classical pieces, I think you have done an amazing job of delving into the electronic genre. While this piece is not a "mass-appeal" uber-happy dance track, it is great to see that you have found your own style that is not only unique and different, but is also a pleasure to listen to. The breakbeat drums along with the solid bassline, mixed with a plethora of sound FX and classical instruments is unlike anything i have ever heard on NG before.
I would also like to mention the amazing job you have done of mixing classical music with electronic influences. Even though they are two completely different genres, you have mixed them together seamlessly, and nothing sounds out of place. This is an amazing achievement, as you can now capture the emotion and feeling that only classical can, while also maintaining a solid beat and bass that techno is famed for. This will allow you to appeal to the different audiences that favor these individual genres, and also the people (such as myself) who enjoy both of them.
The classical influences and instruments themselves are perfect. I really love what you have done with those high strings, it gives the whole piece a really "urgent" kinda feel, and when mixed with the fast tempo and breakbeats drums, makes for a really epic song. For future songs, I would love to see more classical instruments used alongside the techno ones like you have done here. How about using different instruments such as brass and woodwind instruments?
The only real criticism I can offer for this song is the choice of name. I think that it sounds much more epic, and urgent than envious. However, if I am missing the whole desired emotion of the song, than my bad haha.
Anyways, you have done really well with this piece and you should be extremely proud of yourself! I look forward to hearing more of this kind of style, as well as more of your purely classical pieces too! If you have managed to read this far without falling asleep, I wish you well for the future, and request that you send me a PM when you next submit something, as I am keen to hear what you come up with next!
Yay! Finally a detailed and well explained review and with pointers to help me out. I really appreciate you taking the time to write this for me Nintechno. I assure you that I will contact you when my next piece is up and more importantly take into account what you've commented on. Starting with a name change. Hopefully this is a more appropriate name. Thanks again.
PUT YER HANDS IN TEH AIR!!!
Whoooo! This is epic man! I loooooove it haha!
Everything is perfect lol, and its beautifully mastered. Keep up the amazing work, you should be really proud of this!
Really Great Piece!
Wow, dude...this is spectacular! I really like this one, it really captures what this MAC is looking for in terms of emotion and feeling. The classical approach was a good choice in my opinion, and you've pulled it off really well. The thing that appealed to me most about this song was the raw emotion in it. Its really got that "Adventure" kinda feel to it, which is really nice.
The opening was great because you started off strong, and captured the audience's attention, the powerfull strings were a great way to start. The percussion was a nice touch too! You basically had a whole assortment of instruments blaring right from the beggining which was good, as the listener didn't need to wait for the good stuff to be introduced, it was simply there right from the start.
I really liked the sudden drop of volume, and then the introduction of the harp pluck. It added a really nice kinda 'reflection' part to the song, and gave the listener a break from all the epic strings. The tuba going in the background was really neat too, because it kept that determination flowing throughout.
The sad, emotional strings that you brought in soon after were amazing. It linked the song back to beggining, and also gave the song a really sad feel to it, which was a good thing. It could easily represent the resentment towords having not done well previously, and further showed the objective of succes and completion of goals. Once again, the percussion going on throughout this part was well done, if a bit loud... ;D
After the quiet section, it was really cool to see (or rather, to hear) you bring in all the original strings, woodwinds, and brasses in a really harmonic bit that really captured my interest. I always think its good to repeat, or come back to different parts of the song, to not only make sure that the song changes throuhout, but to also make the song sound like an actuall song, and not a changing mess.
Something that caught me totally by suprise, but was in no way a bad mood, was the heavily modified drum loop. You are now the second contestant in this competition to use a Mixed-to-hell drum kit loop inside of a traditional classical piece, and I am loving it more and more every time I hear it! Your ones sound really cool, because they are layed to shit with effects and stuff, and sound totally out of this world! They really give the song some rythem and flow, and to me, helped drive home that real sense of determination and striving towords a goal.
The high strings that played during this part were really effective too, as they kinda gave me the impression of going hard, through the good times and the bad, no matter what happens. These made the piece really, REALLY moving, and I think they were a great touch.
I also noticed that you used heaps of phased, weird effects at the end, that panned all over my speakers, and were really funky. I have no idea what they were supposed to be, but they sounded epic man, so nice!
Overall, this is a really tight piece. I can tell you've put in shitloads of effort and emotion into this, and it has really payed off! You should be extreemly proud of this one, and I wish you all the best in the competition. Good Luck!
Best review ever!
Thankyou, it means so much :)
newgrounds.com — Your #1 online entertainment & artist community! All your base are belong to us.