God do I hate leaving short reviews, but I don't know much what to say.
The first thing that popped into my head is that it sounded like something from Age of Mythology or Age of Empires if you've ever played those games, especially the parts with less piano.
Anyways, the song is incredibly well mastered, but I guess you don't really have to do much with such a quiet song overall. Everything just fits perfectly, and sounds perfect.
Kudos to you my friend, sounds amazing.
Sorry in advance for such a short review, but I'm just so awestruck...
This has to be like the 30th some time I've listened to this song, and I still keep loving it more every time. It has to be one of the best Dubstep songs I've ever heard. If you had mastered it a little better, it would be completely perfect, but even so it's still at the top of my list. Everything about it is just incredible.
Is it OK with you if I use this in my next live show? That would be so awesome!!!
Dude, of course, use it! >=D And I DID remaster it, it just got 0-bombed to oblivion because it apparently didn't have enough bass. I'm thinking about just redoing the song from scratch altogether again, since it's a difficult one to master. Thanks man!
This is incredibly great! It's really nicely over compressed, which is your style but it sounds oh so good! All the synths are really profession and so is the overall song. You're like the classic Newgrounds style man!! I can't believe you're not more popular!
This was really really good and I really liked it, as I do pretty much all of your music. I really hope you get to the top someday man.
You've got some really good ideas for melodies, you just don't really know how to apply them yet.
The intro was pretty generic, and so was the drum beat. Add in some variation. Take a drum loop and slice it up, then add it to the mix. It'll sound a lot better.
There weren't any real break downs or build ups throughout the song, either. You can't have the whole song just consist of a kick, hi hats, a clap, and then the bass and the melody. You have to have variation.
Now, after the intro and it got to the real melody, I started to like it. The melody in this song is really cool IMO, but you drug it out for too long. You should have just cut the melody after 8 bars and had it repeat. I also liked that extra high synth you had as the main melody was going, it was pretty nice.
Overall, this isn't so bad for a beginner song. You've got good melodies, you just have to learn how to put them in a nice song that doesn't get boring and not string them out.
I hope this review helps and doesn't sound like a bunch of rambling lol.
Hey man whatsup!!! We never get to talk anymore! I just happened to be on NG today and saw your song up in the top 5, and thought I'd listen to it. I really like it, but I'd like to give you a couple pointers :D
First off, it's way too compressed. Not with the bit rate, but in the sense that you have the gain up too high and the ceiling too low. There's too much going on at once in the song for your current limiter or whatever you're using to handle. Try lowering the volumes of all your channels to a point that it's not so compressed anymore.
That's all I really have to complain about the song actually. Everything else I thought was great! Nice job my friend!
This is quite a nice DnB track. The drums flow very nicely, the reese is extremely well crafted, and the filtering on the reese is great as well. I think your addition of piano was very good, too.
Very epic piano breakdown. Kudos to you, you're a great piano player.
Overall, this was a great track. Nice transitions, cool effects in the background, great drums, and a very nice melody. Nice work!
Thanks for a great review. But I'm not a piano player at all ;)
Nice job, but a few suggestions.
I'm a fan of your other work, and you just helped me out on the AF with some midi keyboard stuff, but this song has a few things that could be fixed.
I like the melody, you always seem to have very warm and epic melodies. That area is good, but to me the song sounds like it is ridiculously over compressed. Not from a bit rate standpoint, but from a limiter standpoint. I either suggest turning down the gain and raising the threshold, or just using a plain old limiter instead of a compressor to do what you want. It's just very choppy. But if you still want your song to be this compressed, you could always turn up the decay so it's not as choppy.
Nice song though, I enjoyed it. Very nicely done melody, but it's too compressed.
This is a great remix of that song! I love the original and I'm good friends with F-777. I think you did an amazing job! You must send me a PM when it's finished.
I have nothing to criticize on. This is great.
The Trance elements were OK, cause the kick is too soft and you used a very generic supersaw, but the piano work was amazing!!! You are truly talented with using a piano. Nice work with that. You should try making your own synths, or just don't use supersaws for Trance.
And for the kick, it sounds like you used Fruit Kick in FL Studio. I suggest getting VEC or VEE for your kicks, they sound a lot better and will in turn make your songs sound a lot better.
Not too bad mastering, but it's a little over compressed, being that with the kick rolls, it lowers the volume too much.
You captivated me with this song, you just need to fix up your kick, and the other elements that I stated. The piano work was amazing and great. Nice job.
thx dude ;)
Many things could be fixed with this song. To start off with, the hi-hats are too choppy, and shouldn't be like that cause they destroy the atmosphere of the song.
Another thing, some of the stutters in the melody are wrong and at the wrong places and make it sound like you're trying too hard just to put stutters in there, you don't need stutters. Also, the melody I believe you told me that you make, is off key. The last couple notes (1:06-1:08) just sound all over the place.
And now the piano... the notes aren't really placed all that good, giving the piano an electronic sound to it. You need to vary them more, compared to having 3 right next to each other in quick succession.
The bass... don't do the bass like that. Just no, lol. You can use that type of melody for an extra background/rhythmic synth, but don't use it for the bass, cause it disrupts the kick.
Also, the kick is wayyy too weak. for these kinds of songs, you need a MUCH more powerful kick.
Overall, it was OK. Not too great, but not all that bad either. I liked the melody, but I feel you could have done a much better job with the song.
"Another thing, some of the stutters in the melody are wrong and at the wrong places and make it sound like you're trying too hard just to put stutters in there, you don't need stutters. Also, the melody I believe you told me that you make, is off key. The last couple notes (1:06-1:08) just sound all over the place."
I konw. I couldn't get them right and I only did stutters to make it seem faster. I hate the 1:06 -1:08 notes too, they suck. Too bad.
Anyways. It dosnt matter now.
(all my songs get 7s -_-)
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