Nice one! So sweet and happy sounding. ^~^ I love the use of Sytrus Cube. I know that synth anywhere! XD
Hehe, thank you!
Really smooth and calming my man! I'm impressed.
Although I do believe that most Drum and Bass songs carry a faster tempo. Having something with this slow a tempo and calling it DnB doesn't really seem to fit. If you take a look at Monstercat (I know, a pretty big example, not sure if it applies here), the songs in their DnB section all have fast tempos. Drum and Bass is a genre where you want to give the feeling of energy. Using a slow tempo kind of defeats that purpose. Give a listen to Fury by Feint for an example. It can help. :D
It's your first time so I understand that this was not going to be perfect. I am still quite impressed with you. Also, in DnB make sure I can HEAR the drums. They shouldn't be overbearing, but I should most definitely be able to hear the kick and snare.
Keep it up man and just apply the things I've said here. You'll be making fresh DnB tracks in no time at all! ^~^
Wow! This is great. It gives me the feeling of walking down a quiet street in one of those black and white detective movies. The streetlight is flickering eerily, and the sound of my breathing is my only comfort. ANNND it loops perfectly! ^~^
Oh, by the way...
There are 18 letters in Merry Illuminatimas. 18 plus a negative 2 equals 16. The square root of 16 is 4. When Shaquandra throws that ass in a circle, the circumference of that circle is 2, meaning her ass is nonexistent. When we add that 2 to the square root of 16 which is 4, you get 6. Divide that by Shaquandra's ass again, and you get 3! THERE ARE 3 POINTS ON A TRIANGLE! RIP OUT THE EYE OF A RANDOM STRANGER FROM ACROSS THE STREET AND SLAP THAT IN THE MIDDLE, THEN BAM!
ILLUMINATI CONFIRMED! O.O
Thanks Exilious! And awesome that you get that feeling you described cause that's what I was aiming for! :)
Oh my god that was amazing. Beautiful work Larry! The atmosphere was so strong in this song it had me shell-shocked. And the whispering felt so real! God, this was so damn good. I wish I could get out a winter piece but my computer is in a little trouble hopefully I can get it fixed before the end of the season!
Keep this up Larry! You are magnificent when it comes to making orchestral and cinematic pieces. I hope to hear more within this genre. ^~^
Oh man, you really liked it that much? This review makes me feel so good about myself :)
Sorry to hear about your computer. Once you get it fixed, make sure to make a winter piece, even if it's a little late :D
Shit, I'm loving that melody! I'm really feeling it Larry. Beautiful job with this one, it's got me in a raving mood! ^~^
Wow, this song was a lot better received than I thought it'd be! I'm so glad you love it!
I'm in loooooove with you Waterflame! XD
Okay, let's do this.
Well, to start it all off, this song is wonderful! Great overtone, energetic, beat is funky, and it keeps me happy all throughout its length. The synth choice was great as always, so I'm not surprised. Transitions are almost smooth, but I'll get into that later.
Alright, so one thing that has been occurring in a lot of your songs recently is a phenomenon when all your notes in a melody last nearly the same length, or play over the same notes too many times. When your notes are all the same length, it loses its variety and that spiciness people look for in a song isn't really there. When a song hits the same notes too many times, the melody becomes bland and not that catchy. You can easily fix both of theses issues by layering another melody on top of the original, going into a transition and dropping the original melody. You gotta keep things spicy.
Although your beats are funky, I'm hearing a repeat of samples, which isn't that good. The same goes for your synth choice as well. For example, at 1:39 I'm more than likely sure the piano playing is "Dancepiano 2K7" from RefNexus. If I'm correct, that's bad. You had the same piano in your last song. Eventually you need to break from your old synth and sample choices and get into something new and fresh. Eventually people will begin to notice the recycling and they'll get bored, and so will you. Not gonna lie when I say I suffer from the same thing, but I have been breaking off from it a little bit. I'm still a hypocrite though. XD
Last but not least, the dip at 2:45. It was completely random and stood out from the song in a not-so-good way. You shouldn't have used cutoff to release the song and build it back up. Rather, you should've done a falling white noise accompanied by the rising of the song. The cutoff was too sudden and too noticeable. I shouldn't be able to hear the song come to a complete stop.
Well, I think that's it. Aside from those few issues, I'd say you've got a pretty solid dance track on your hands. However, First Sunrise is still my number one top favorite from you. ;)
Keep up this amazing work man! ^~^
Hmm. I understand your points, but I can't say I fully agree with all of them.
First of all I don't get what you mean by the melody hitting the same notes to many times. I only have 8 notes to work with, and I just want to force myself to use all of them. Most dance and house melodies only use like 4-5 notes. Using all 8 notes just to use them often makes the melody even more messy than it already is.
As for my use of samples, you have a point, but there's only one or two samples in this one that I used in my latest song. If I think a sample sounds good in a song I will use it. I know that I probably vary it up though.
As for my use of Dancepiano 2k7, i'm aware of that I use it pretty often, but I do think it also often fits with my style of music. I partly use it because it's easier to mix with my synths as well.
I do know this is a stupid exuse though.
When it comes to the dip, I'm afraid we just disagree there X3. I think it's a nice way to put the song into focus, though I understand that everyone might not like it.
So basically I do understand ur points and I partly agree with them.
Thanks for the detailed review :).
Really amazing! The voice is convincing enough to the point to where I feel like I'm listening to the log of a madman.
However, the voice could need some work. It seems as if you're forcing the voice rather than letting it flow. It sounds like you're constipated, no offense. Don't force yourself to change your voice to fit the character or role. Envision the role you want to fill, and let your voice take control. You shouldn't have to force your voice into it, just ease your voice and your mind into the role.
In shorter terms, become one with your character. :)
P.S. I'm am not voice actor, but a music maker, so forgive me if my advice seems incorrect in some points. Although, I'm pretty sure it's the same concept for the both of us. Put yourself in a certain mindset for what you want to achieve. ^~^
Nah, those are solid points. Thanks.
The intro is really shaky. There was way too much mid in that section. You have to watch your frequency or you might make someone go deaf. The transitions were pretty irregular opposed to how most darkly themed songs have a constant atmosphere. Never let the song go empty.
Those hats were pretty dry and tasteless. You could have used some EQing and reverb to fix that.
Your beat was generic and could have been a little better. I think that for darkly themed music, your kick shouldn't be very "bassy."
Overall is wasn't all that great, but I can see what you were attempting to make, and I know for a fact that you'll pick it up in no time man! ^~^
Wow! I didn't even realized it looped! Amazing. Most people fail to achieve that perfect loop. I feel that you have something going on here bud. I'm not a great producer myself, but I can recognize something good. Keep it up with more stuff like this, and you might find yourself scouted. ;)
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