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New music Theme

Post by marcusvinicius » 07 Jul 2008, 22:37

This is still a sketch. Give me your opinion about the music. Do you think this a nice piece for TMW?

http://www.4shared.com/file/54273989/be ... d=4c1e3a2c
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Re: New music Theme

Post by Crush » 07 Jul 2008, 22:47

I like its heroic tune, but there is a drum in there which sounds really obnoxiouse.
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Re: New music Theme

Post by EJlol » 07 Jul 2008, 22:51

it gives me a festival feeling.
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Re: New music Theme

Post by Rotonen » 08 Jul 2008, 00:08

Not going to go into nitpicking about how it is rendered.

A bit generic and hasty. Average TV series title production quality. So not bad at all, but probably not going to be remembered for years to come.

Would really benefit from developing and building up the theme slower during the piece. The intro does catch you and the effect lasts until ~00:12. Then at around ~00:30 you have a sort of a climax for that and just abandon the previous buildup and go for the main course. The latter part does have potential for being very loopable and actually being memorable. For our usage you should take that part and expand upon it. It feels like it would have a lot of room to have variable buildups and explorations for minutes. Especially the parallel string cascadisations could go a lot further and the horn elements hold the potential for an orgy of diversity.
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Re: New music Theme

Post by marcusvinicius » 10 Jul 2008, 00:08

I like its heroic tune, but there is a drum in there which sounds really obnoxiouse.
Do you think the audio samples obnoxiouse?
I have used a free soundfont called squidfont. I assume It has a few sound problems but I think It isn´t "obnoxiouse".
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Re: New music Theme

Post by dariunas » 10 Jul 2008, 00:33

I like it. It's lively and spritely. There's plenty going on, but doesn't get messy :)

A really rather strange ending, lol, but as I understand, this isn't yet finished.

The only drum sound I can think Crush may be referring to is the timpani? Admittedly, I'm not very good at using my timps in orchestral tracks... I think it may just be the emphasised hits which occur from beginning of track, to about 00:33...

The drum seems to dominate these strikes... I think obnoxious is a rather strong word for it... and it sounds fine after 00:33 for some reason...

Apart from that, this is very nicely arranged :)
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Re: New music Theme

Post by marcusvinicius » 16 Jul 2008, 00:03

Thanks darunias!! I remaked the second part of the song and I add a best reverb to it:

http://www.4shared.com/file/54905062/45 ... d=4c1e3a2c

I am waiting feedbacks.
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Re: New music Theme

Post by Crush » 16 Jul 2008, 12:30

I've noticed that you are using the MP3 format. But the audio file format used by TMW is OGG. To avoid any quality losses by reencoding when we put your music into the game you should try to encode your music directly to OGG.
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Re: New music Theme

Post by Jaxad0127 » 16 Jul 2008, 16:04

The gap at the end seems a bit long The gap at the beginning should be enough for proper looping.
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Re: New music Theme

Post by marcusvinicius » 18 Jul 2008, 14:33

I've noticed that you are using the MP3 format. But the audio file format used by TMW is OGG. To avoid any quality losses by reencoding when we put your music into the game you should try to encode your music directly to OGG.
Do you really want to put my music in your game?The music still seems a sketch, when I finish it I will post the ogg.
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Re: New music Theme

Post by nycsounddesign » 18 Jul 2008, 19:25

I think it sounds pretty cool, and that the arrangement is tight.
I'm looking forward to hearing another mix.
The only things that immediately stuck out to me were the drums, sounding a bit stabby in the beginning, and the harp at the end, which sounded a little out of place.
I'd say to make this one better-make a little more space in the audio mix by adjusting frequency levels of each instrument, or by removing some instruments, but I personally think it's a great start.
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