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Older song, I'm looking for feedback on composition. I'm wondering if I should continue this style. It's one of my favorites but barely got attention.

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Edit: changed songs while working on other song
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by garryknight on Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:16 pm
At first hearing, the lead sound seems to be about 20 cents too high in pitch compared to the rest. Or maybe it's one of the underlying instruments that gives me that feeling.

The lead sits on top of a nice, wide backing, with the percussion in its place around the middle. Everything sounds clear, and you've preserved the dynamics well, without the overcompression typical of EDM.

At 3:02, the beat of the next bar seems to come in too early, which is jarring. And while the intro is based over four chords, this seems to get lost once the piece gets going, which kind of makes it sound almost like two separate pieces. But these are your design decisions, not a fault with the music.

All in all, a well-mixed piece.

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by scottyo7 on Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:27 am
Sounds right in-line for the genre.

The bass and kick are not as cutting and throbbing as most EDM I'm familiar with... but that's OK cuz sometimes it's nice to be a bit different. ;)

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by jpsbuk on Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:37 pm
This is different .. and in a good way. :) I love the way you play two different sounds against each other to make a single melodic phrase.

Thanks for sharing

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by sebastianholtzer on Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:47 am
Your style sounds to me that you`re using music as a toy and i think that`s good and it should that way. It`s sounds really, really creative. For a moment i felt beeing at the Portal World somewhere in the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and i loved it beeing there at this world playing that game.

As long as you`re happy with it and can make money you should keep on.

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