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Great first one!

Great job here. The only thing that really bugged me was the fact that the body didn't accelerate as it fell through the air...but that's a pet peeve of mine. Looking forward to seeing more of your stuff!

The music! What happened?

It was going great until the music stopped suddenly, with about 10 seconds of movie left! Other than that, awesome job dude.

badmonkeyfinger responds:

yeah im having a problem trying to get the audio syncing up right, it syncs up fine in flash, but not when i upload it

oh and by the way there is a storyline :P

thanks for your reviews

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Yeah, it needs another organ

Hey there!

Yeah, I used to be crodian...this one's the new, improved me! (Man, how do you keep finding me?) It's also to go along with the fact that I'm now known as Rig in all the other music sites and organizations I'm involved with *cough* www.splicemusic.com *cough*.

Alright, song reviewing tiiiiime

The start of the song is great with the marching drums...those low, low bells are a great touch! I can smell the corruption from here. And the choir is amazing as well, it really enhances the whole bad-guy-soundtrack thing.

I think that little organ solo piece around 2:08 needs a little bit of work. One thing I found that's really effective in building intensity during solos is to avoid hitting the root note (D in this one, am I right?). Cause then you keep the listener hanging and hanging, and it'll feel that much more explosive when you finally DO hit it! :-D

That crescendo in the last part of the song would be even MORE amazing with a really fast violin or organ melody over everything. Building, building, building, then sustaiiiiiiiiin

Overall, amazing work! High 5 for you.

P.S - I MUST have whatever you used for the choir...

MaestroRage responds:

hmm, some very interesting ideas on building intensitiy and securing solid solos! Really I never thought of it like that, and truly it makes sense, give them the note they yearn for at the end!

As for the root note, to be bluntly honest, it took me about a minute to construct the piano in my head and find the D note. You may be right, however C# and G# were the two most common used notes in this piece, especially for the french horns, and other long noted support instruments.

As for another organ at the end, I tried that, and due to my inability to equalize tracks good, having two organs muddled it all up. Like looking into a muddied rippling puddle. You get the image, but it's just so dirty and distorted. As for fast violin, I tried this also, but... strangely enough it didn't seem to fit in. The sounds and instruments all seemed to share a common feel that the fast strings didn't seem to give off. The only way to make those fast strings noticable, was make them play on a high octave, and their sound just didn't seem to work with the rest. So that too had to die.

as for teh choir!


There ya go! I use that choir a lot, and was the dominate choir for this piece (Save the female opera singer)

Anyways, thank you for the review, i'm glad you liked the piece! (I also checked out SpliceMusic, seems like a neat place to be :D)

Nicely done!

Haha, I don't listen to D&B often, but this is near the top of what I've heard. Did you use Sytrus for the bassline? I love that generator :-)
I love that softer part in the song, when you have something that sounds like a jet flyby in the background. What effect did you use to make it sound like it's actually passing above/behind you? Stereo spreader and panning, with some reverb? I MUST know. lol

Keep up the good work! Check out my stuff if you want, I don't have much D&B on there. (OK, I don't have ANY. haha)

- crodian

TheComet responds:

Just automation on the panning to make the sound seem like it's moving around you, as for making it sound like it's above or below you, you can get that effect by making it more high or low pitched as it gets closer to the center of the panning

Longer, perhaps?

Hey there! It sounds pretty good already, kinda like a "oh no, the enemy's coming!" sort of clip. Maybe a bit longer, and fluctuate the levels of the drums a bit more. That's all! Check out my stuff! :-)

- crodian

scoutzero responds:

Thanks for the review, man! I'll make sure I check out your stuff soon! :)

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