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Age Of Empires 2 - In Game 1 Age Of Empires 2 - In Game 1

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Very reminiscent of the Rippy's

Your background percussion could stand to be a bit more varied for the first minute or so and this rendition relies more on ambience than melody; but it still made me nostalgia.
Nice work.



Soulero - Beautiful day Soulero - Beautiful day

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Not really strange

Hardly strange, this uses a lot of common trance building techniques.
Still it's pretty good, with an interestingly panned melody.
Good solid production work, though the melodic panning can get to be a bit tiring for the ears on headphones.



Gritzy Desert Sequence Gritzy Desert Sequence

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Much better than the first iteration

Listening to that criticism on the first one made this one jive so much better. Really feeling the deserty atmosphere more than the previously used synths.


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CesarTheFox-Wolf responds:

Gee thanks, but I wasn't really aiming for anything on the other one. I just made it for fun, thanks for the review anyways!


Electric Grandad Electric Grandad

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Alright

Muffled muted drums seem a bit out of placed in the texture up until about 1:15.
Nice groove you have going on. I feel like the drums could be pulled back a little bit as they are overshadowing everything else as is.
Some instrument changes here and there would be nice but it's pretty decent as is.


EyeRideCloud responds:

Yeah now you mention it I should probably tone the drums down a little bit when I go back and finish it. Thanks for the review :)

Ps. btw I quite like your song 'Vectoral Synthesis' you should upload some more stoof xD


The Funk Machine The Funk Machine

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Groovy

This has got a very nice groove. I listened to it for about 8 minutes without having it wear thin on my ears.


thecoreman responds:

Thanks a lot, man, hopefully it didn't bug your ears too much :P


Field of Nightmares Field of Nightmares

Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Needs a lot of work

Machine gun drums are obnoxious.
The synth and progression is pretty generic and at times mastered WAY too loud. Clipping is rampant everywhere in this piece. I'd go back, work on making the machine gun drums strategically placed rather than random and remaster your loudest sections a bit to prevent clipping.


BlinkyHolden responds:

Thanks for the review. I made this ages ago, i only decided to put it up today. I'm not sure why i used the machine gun noises to be honest...


Soul Mating Soul Mating

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Drums are a little bit too loud

Really that's the only thing that strikes me as off about the track. Nice groove you have going on, but the drums completely overpower everything else when present. Pulling them back a little bit would make this great.



Hot Crater Act 2 Genesis Hot Crater Act 2 Genesis

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Upbeat

Man, if only Sonic could have constantly stayed in the Sega Genesis era.
The bass is really fun. Some areas it feels like your background pad clashes notewise with your melody a bit. So i would look over that descending pad line a bit and try to eliminate that.
The stutter-run effect is pretty nice and definitely gives this track character.
The fadeout fades out all the instruments besides the drums, which is a bit weird. Is this intentional?
Have a nice day.


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DeltaPhoenix responds:

The fadeout wasn't intentional actually, I don't know why is doesn't fade the dums also, since is does that with Hot Crater Act 1 Genesis.


Rainwave - Dream of Eternity Rainwave - Dream of Eternity

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Good old bubblegum pop

This is some oldschool bubblegum club pop. Very active with a fun melody and a non static background. This piece is fun to listen to even if the synths themselves were a tad generic. The mids get a bit cluttered, but it's not a big issue, as everything pretty much comes together.
Fun times for everyone.


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Indigorain responds:

Thanks man!
Haha, bubblegum pop is a new one to me. I've recently heard the name candy trance, I guess there's too many names for it :D
Thanks for the good review! :D


Turtlefuzz Turtlefuzz

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Fun and energetic

The background synths at 1:00 would benefit a lot from not being so generic or mixed so far forward in the soundscape. Pull them back or tweek their settings a bit and that section will be more fun.
Fun melody, good progression but a little weak on the drums (nothing bad, but nothing really setting them apart).


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OcularNebula responds:

agh, you're right... I wasn't too content with the section at 1:00 either. The balance isn't right or something. In terms of drums, I thought of adding something besides a kick but then decided against it for some reason. Good percussion really makes a song come alive though. Anyway, thanks for the review!!