All 9 audio Reviews

Battle Stations Battle Stations

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Seriously, though, we're just blessed to have you posting here.

Rebirth Rebirth

Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is the best parody/tribute of Christopher Nolan as a whole that I've ever experienced.

Sad Violin Ensemble Loop Sad Violin Ensemble Loop

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

I love the concept of this, but there's just not enough to it. A twelve second loop gets pretty grating after six and nearly a half minutes. I really did start off thinking this would be great, though, as I felt it was the start of an amazing piece, but it never moved on from that. You never took it past the prelude, and that's where this fell disappointingly short. You've prepared a lovely dish, now put some meat on it.

Ossikater responds:

Its supposed to tease and leave the listener wanting more. Sure its not a Disintegration loop 1.1 but who can recreate a track like that hehe. Thanks anyway for your words. I love getting people to think and share there toughts

Red Stallion Red Stallion

Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is absolutely incredible. Words escape me. 5/5

A Lingering Vision A Lingering Vision

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Finally! It's good to hear from you again!

I don't know if there's much I can say that Spike hasn't already. I did see what you did there with the dissonance toward the start of the last third of the piece, and it was pretty clever (intentional or not, it was cool). It felt very much like being ripped out of a dream, that initial shock of realizing you're suddenly not where you were followed by the calm but unsettling stillness as you try to remember where it was you were. You've got a real knack for capturing sensations like that and bottling them up into compositions. Keep at it.

Before Dawn Before Dawn

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Definitely a notable improvement. This does feel somewhat more polished than the last one. I like the melodies you've come up with, and you had a very nice call and answer segment. I have a few suggestions for enhancement, though:

1. Instead of building a single piano loop to play through over and over again, build you melody and harmony first, then play through with the piano. The piano should never be a stagnant element of a piece, even if it is in the background.

2. You should work on mixing it a little more evenly. The piano sort of disappears into the background when the trumpet starts up. I'd also recommend using a sweeping orchestral arpeggio of some variety to add some breadth and depth to the piece.

3. Look into some better VSTs. There are a lot out there, and many of them are worth the price. Reason is also worth looking into if you want something that just sounds good off the bat. However, having that tech isn't going to be enough. You will have to learn how to use VSTs properly to avoid that "synthetic" sound.

This is exactly why I scouted you. Keep it up, and you may just end up in the top five

What Remains What Remains

Rated 3 / 5 stars

I'm not going to lie to you. This isn't great. It's painfully simplistic, somewhat abrupt in its ending, and you're going to REALLY need to look into some better VSTs.

I'm going to scout you, though. I see potential in you, and I want to be able to hear it when it finally turns kinetic. In the meantime, you really should look into some better VSTs.

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subconcussive responds:

Thanks, I never saw this somehow. I agree with what you said 100% and have been writing some new stuff after a couple of months hiatus. Did you see my other audio post? It's a bit better, I hit a wall with this one.

Becoming a Person Becoming a Person

Rated 5 / 5 stars

It's the privilege of living,
And the responsibility of life.
It's the torture of death,
And the miracle of birth.
It's the freedom to be anything,
And the shackles of your own making.
It's the expectation that life is fair,
And the disappointment when you realize you're wrong.
It's everything that can't be said,
But is put into words anyway.

I'd like to say something to tie this all together, but I can't. Your music has already done that for me. Keep writing, Dave. Keep making it worthwhile to be a person.