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Old 10-30-2012, 09:14 PM   #1
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Hey, just started working with my new side project (a three piece) and its kind of a completely different feel to the stuff i'm working on with my current band so I was hoping everyone could check it out and give us some feedback... I'm not 100% sure what genre this actually comes under so it should be fun, vocals to come in the future just thought we start with an instrumental. Thanks!

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Old 11-04-2012, 04:56 AM   #2
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Pretty interesting blend, like your intuition for the layering and such but I felt like the guitar was more of a hindrance than anything in this piece IMO. The arpeggiated chords in the beginning didn't do much for me and felt more out of place than anything but otherwise, I think you have a good feel for transitions and how to string together a good sounding texture which is great!
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:25 PM   #3
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It's good when you struggle to work out which genre something's in. I think this has elements of several genres.

Nice piece, relaxing. Making think of the Twin Peaks theme. I'd have this on rotation on the radio while playing GTA 4 (would fit the Self Actualization channel).

The guitar part is fine but I'd change a couple of things: move it slightly behind the beat instead of on top (or slightly before) to give a more relaxed feel. Also EQ it to a more mellow sound, i.e. just shave down the 7000 - 8000 Hz slightly.

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Old 11-07-2012, 11:12 PM   #4
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Thank you for the reviews! Now your tune: song starts out well (cool drums!). A bit odd that one (beginning) guitar sounds fairly echoey (good), and the other guitar is pretty dry: that is my only gripe of any significance (not a big deal). Otherwise, it sounds rather cool I think. My mind was waiting for Peter Gabriel vocals to start (this is a compliment, as I liked Peter Gabriel in the 80's a lot), but the song currently sounds quite good as is. Interesting ending. I would call this alternative music of some sort. Good job!
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