It's Coming (horror instrumental)

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Straight2Vinyl
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331 posts since 10 Mar, 2017

Post Sat May 14, 2022 5:42 am

It's interesting how starting from a different place can take you an entirely different place. This got very dark very quickly. Strings used were Spitfire Studio Strings, piano is the UVI Model D and drums are Addictive Drums 2 for the hats and fills and XO/one shot samples for main drums. Oh and Retrologue for the sub bass. Cheers folks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osAAT9bpZWk

Shangsean
KVRian
605 posts since 8 May, 2012 from Sydney, Australia

Post Sat May 14, 2022 6:34 am

I think the main theme is pretty good but I feel like I've heard the entire track after about 45 seconds as there is very little variation. I think adding some dissonance here and there would possibly spark it a little more and give it a darker feel. I also think the piano sounds a little thin and dry but that's just my opinion. It's a solid track though and maybe just outside of what I would usually listen to.

Rene Asologuitar
KVRist
243 posts since 2 Apr, 2022

Post Sat May 14, 2022 11:57 am

Quite dark, but not dark enough.
The drums are a bit too much in the mix.
I love the background music.
I agree with Shangsean, a bit more variation and some minor theme could deliver the vibe you are looking for.
Rene

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Juz Music
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14 posts since 13 Apr, 2022 from Switzerland

Post Sat May 14, 2022 2:03 pm

Some passages remind me a game title " 7th guest" from the 90s

There's some good ideas in your piece

Find also drums little bit too high.

guitarmiester
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177 posts since 30 Dec, 2018

Post Sun May 15, 2022 3:12 pm

I agree with the others. It's a little repetitive and could really shine with more variation and expanding upon the current theme. Drums seem a too in your face. I feel like slapping them with some reverb to create distance could sound pretty cool.

Overall, very nice work.

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