Battle Theme [VRC6] (BETA)

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Re: Battle Theme [VRC6] (BETA)

Postby SmartKid » Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:57 am

This is chiptune gold! I really like and all the different harmonies, but I thought it could use a bit of polish in places. I went and added notes/echo on unused channels (unless you want to a deliberately sparse composition, you should never leave a channel blank), and tweaked the end portion to make it sound better (maybe? idk, you might like the original better), and added in a loop point (really, the song loops so naturally that I'm surprised you didn't put one in yourself).

Also, since this song apparently has lazy sound design and unnecessary instruments, I gave it an equally lazy and unnecessary title to match.
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Re: Battle Theme [VRC6] (BETA)

Postby null » Wed Apr 13, 2016 2:38 am

SmartKid wrote:This is chiptune gold! I really like and all the different harmonies, but I thought it could use a bit of polish in places. I went and added notes/echo on unused channels (unless you want to a deliberately sparse composition, you should never leave a channel blank), and tweaked the end portion to make it sound better (maybe? idk, you might like the original better), and added in a loop point (really, the song loops so naturally that I'm surprised you didn't put one in yourself).

Also, since this song apparently has lazy sound design and unnecessary instruments, I gave it an equally lazy and unnecessary title to match.

Hey, dude, thank you, but yes, i like the original more :P. I mean, echos are fine, but intro is supposed to have long notes in the background and the added saw channel parts is not really necessary i think, but thanks anyway.
But i like how you added slide downs to the last note of the chorus near the end, that's a nice touch :)

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Re: Battle Theme [VRC6] (BETA)

Postby SmartKid » Wed Apr 13, 2016 5:00 am

null wrote:Hey, dude, thank you, but yes, i like the original more :P. I mean, echos are fine, but intro is supposed to have long notes in the background and the added saw channel parts is not really necessary i think, but thanks anyway.
But i like how you added slide downs to the last note of the chorus near the end, that's a nice touch :)


Oh whoops, the intro notes weren't supposed to be shortened: I accidentally checked a box in the instrument editor I didn't mean to. I went ahead and fixed that in the FTM.

I guess the saw bass boost is more of a personal preference: I really like the sound of sawtooth + triangle bass, and I think the saw helps cover the bass whenever the triangle is playing the kick/snare accompaniment, in addition to allowing the bass to have an actual volume envelope and give it a bit of punch.

Yeah, the note slide just popped in my head when I was thinking of something to fill in the ending. Glad you liked that. I remember trying out some different things to make the ending more interesting, but they didn't sound as good as what I eventually settled with. It's really difficult to just make up parts like that, which is probably why I've never composed anything myself and only stuck to remixes and arrangements.
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Re: Battle Theme [VRC6] (BETA)

Postby anwserman » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:57 am

I do like this song a lot. The bass line is great :)

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Re: Battle Theme [VRC6] (BETA)

Postby totoshampoin » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:07 am

Why can't I open this file :'(
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Re: Battle Theme [VRC6] (BETA)

Postby anwserman » Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:03 am

totoshampoin wrote:Why can't I open this file :'(


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