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Waves From The East [NGADM] Waves From The East [NGADM]

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Hi hi hi. I'm Solarex. I'm facing you.

Honestly, I had no idea what to expect hearing this track at the beginning. It really reminded me of an orchestra tuning, except with more coherency. Very smooth transition into the electronic part.

I must disagree with 1f1n1ty below, I really enjoy your composition. Certain things may not be 100% coherent with each other, but that adds to the piece and contributes to the complexity of it. You have a feeling you're trying to get across, and you do it quite well.

My only concern is the intensity levels. I think through loudness and thickening of your sounds in the main electronic sections, you could really raise and lower intensity much better and increase the effectiveness of your overall song.

Great entry to the competition! It'll be a close one between us


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~SW~ Data Transfer ~SW~ Data Transfer

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Mmm. Mhm. Yes that's tasty.

I don't know if you've ever heard of Day One, but that synth definitely gives me similar vibes.

I love all the little modulations and perc hits occurring throughout the song. It's the little things that make the big picture!

Reading through your notes, I noticed the 20-200 Hz comment with the bass. I'm also told similar things about my tracks (see Escape), so maybe I'll take a look at doing that. The only concern is that perhaps with all that bass, it muds up and you don't get as much clarity. Be especially careful in moments like that in-between section with mostly sub and pad, there was one note (2:09ish) that was a little harsh on the ears. Still, I'm gonna take a look into that for my own tracks!

3xosc is so underrated. I may not use it anymore cuz I switched to Baebleton, but I miss it every passing day.

Great track, it wouldn't surprise me at all if round 1 went to you. Keep it up!


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SkyeWint responds:

Hey there, Solarex! I'm kinda surprised to see your review tbh!

Never heard of Day one, sadly.

The little modulation and perc hits are just kinda my thing. All about that tiny detail stuff. It's my favorite thing to stuff into pieces.

The bass thing, yeah. I love the 100-200hz range so much but people can't hear it. :( :( :( Instead, sometimes I like doing this - take a kick, cut literally ALL THE BASS out of it up to about 150hz, then just use a deep bass with a sub included as the bottom of it. That way you can have your kick tuned to the music *and* link your bass to the kick which makes a super solid sound. I'm not entirely sure what you mean by a harsh sound, the only thing I can think of is that the reversed bell drop was too loud. It'd be awesome if you could clarify that. :)

3xosc is awesome. I can't wait to play around with it using it as a carrier for vocodex. Imagine if I used more shit than a couple waveshapers, a bass amp, a bitcrusher, and a lowpass filter for making dubsteppy wubzes.

No idea who'll win this one. That's up to the judges! :P I think all three pieces in our group are excellent. Yours is very well-produced and has your classic insane-amount-of-surprisingly-clean-mid-to-high-range-arpeggios thing going on while Tyven's has some really creative progression IMO. So we'll see!


Two Two

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Well shit, I just lost.

This is really good quality mixing, I love the feel of this song, especially that smooth sound design. Very Porter Robinson-esque.

If you're ever interested in collabing in the future, hit me up. This is an awesome track, yo


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Sequenced responds:

thanks brah. lets talk on skype. pm me


Round 1 Round 1

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

This is a super awesome track. Not sure how my track will stand up to this, but either way it's been a pleasure going up against you. Cool sound design, well mixed overall and a head-bumping groove. Something about the ride cymbal sounds a bit off to me, but maybe that's just me!