How are you so good and yet so terrible, all at the same time?
Truly, we will never know.
Deez b sum pro beetz.
I wanted to add some dubstep but the trolls said no. :(
You did NOT just use the main theme from John Coltrane's "Giant Steps" as one of the main themes of a Power Metal song! XD
Overall pretty damn solid track, even though this is far from my cup of tea in terms of style! I find the harmony too disconnected for my taste (which is a rare feat!), often modulating to a distant minor chord mid-word and changing to another one the word immediately after it.
You can very much inspire yourself from the track that you emulated the theme from to get a good idea of highly contrasting modulations that still works, or the Jazz Metal remake (http://youtu.be/pr0KHcioPeo) by the band Panzerballett for some sweet metal sounds (look them up, seriously, they're completely bonkers!)
Other than that, I really can't add anything that hasn't already been said Obviously the chip sound, while very creative, was poorly executed and resulted in a cluttering of the mix. I think the words of the song sometimes don't really sync well with the pacing of the song, so perhaps look into that.
Technically this song was masterful. The arpeggios were very well-articulated and equally-divided, which is SO good to hear as opposed to the usual slob that metal performers, even in big bands, usually play. The harmonies, other than the disjoint modulations, are stellar, and are remarkably creative. The subject of the song is pretty original, and the images depicted through it are enjoyably twisted. The Giant Steps quote immediately gets a big thumbs up and seal of approval out of me. :3
Again, pretty damn solid track, and except for some nitpicks, this was a highly enjoyable song to listen to. Would definitely recommend to others.
Keep up the good work!
Thanks for the review dude! Chords are hard and gay I will try and get them super c: glad you liked and noticed the giant steps nudge LOL
Sounds good, but I find it to be restless, as you're not putting any fermata or ralentendos. Normally this wouldn't be an issue, but certain segments and melodies seem to need it, mostly at the beginning.
Overall stellar work, this sounds absolutely amazing!
PS: You should try out our Dan Tranh VST for that song, as it would fit right in (link on my page)! ;)
Definitely, even if it is an old song, that rushed feeling and restlessness are structural issues I still struggle with in my compositions.
But thank you for listening!
I checked the VST, quality stuff there, and it is a very exotic instrument, I might buy it in the future.
Taken from the actual game.
You're supposed to read the rules before posting.
I was making a relatively lengthy review stating how I was baffled as to why you would post a midi interpretation of a Bach song and not even have the decency to post the whole thing, until I realized that this wasn't a Bach fugue, but an original composition! ^^'
You sir, have managed to trick my ear so well that you deserve 3 stars from the get-go. As for the actual composition, it's a bit hard to tell because of the whole MIDI interpretation, but I'd say that there need to be more contrasting dynamics, because as of right now it sounds a little stiff.
The harmony is wonderful, I've really got nothing to say against it, the actual fugue part is really just too short for me to actually say anything about it, since you haven't put any variations yet and are still in exposition. What I can say about it is that the subject seems interesting, although I find the counter-subject (or is it the answer, I can't really tell) to be a tad hard to fully appreciate because there doesn't seem to be tightly knit with the subject, as in it doesn't seem to have much to do with it rhythm-wise. Also, the last chord doesn't work IMO, although that's most likely due to it being a demo.
Other than that, that's pretty much all I have to say about it since it's a WiP, I'd be glad to take a look at it once it's done, especially if it's played by you!
Haha! I thought you was going to say a negative comment and think I stole one of Bach's work xD
Dynamics, you know! If I uploaded the original score by hand, my teacher said the same thing. If I record me playing the piano, it sounds better and has more dynamic markings in my head rather than on the score so I am glad you noticed that! :)
The fugue is still a working progress and I will consider to make the counter-subject more clear!
Thanks so much for all the feedback! I can not wait to finish it to see what you have say ! :)
Holy wow, I don't think I've ever heard such rich harmonies on this site, I am simply without words!
You sir have just astonished me with your prowess, and for that I give you all of my congratulations. I especially love the second section, reminds me a whole lot of Chick Corea's Electrik Band!
5'ed, Fav'ed, Fav'ed you, and if you ever need any instruments added like drums, brass, etc. just send a message my way.
You honor me greatly, sir.
No, really, thank you very much.Chick Corea is one of my biggest inspirations, just as much as Bill Evans, Art Tatum and other big shots.
You have no idea how happy this made me, hahah...
Of course, I'm also available if you ever wish to collab =)
Damn, you sure as hell picked up some chops since the last time I heard you play, good job there!
I particularly liked the tempo/metric changes, really helps keep the auditor interested throughout. Overall it's a pretty damn good improv you've got there, congrats!
Continue ton beau travail, on devrait un jour s'organiser un jam ensemble un de ces quatres! :P
He, ce serait sympa ! ^_^ Perhaps a collab between us would be great (I'll be able to help with vocals, bodhran and bells) -- what are you thinking of?
Also, thanks. <3 Glad you liked it.
Wow, this is truly magnificent, this is truly worthy of a king, and am henceforth humbled by such high esteem!
I love the fusion elements, and DAMN was that sax solo intense!
Anyways, can't really spend much more time writing this review, gotta head to the actual celebration, but THANKS, this means a lot to me! :)
You're welcome man, Have a good one! :3
Very interesting textures you've got going on in there, there really is nothing like actual interpretation when it comes to string quartets!
Excellent playing for the most part, although certain parts aren't as tight on the tone as could have been. Then again, you can't really expect much from a quick session on the fly, so no points taken!
In any case, great work once again, looking forward to hear more from you!
P.S. tried to open the sheet music, but all I get is a grey box, am I doing something wrong?
Thanks for the comment! Way tired so I'll edit in a more detailed reply later, but I did a newspost with a fully functioning link :)
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