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Some Game Music I'm Working On

02-28-2014, 04:00 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 10
Some Game Music I'm Working On

Just wondering if I might be able to get some feedback on some music I'm working on for a 2D Brawler game I'm developing.

I'll just post the music for the opening cinematic (Level 00) and the latest one I uploaded (Level 02). Hope you all like it!

https://soundcloud.com/bunksteve/i-p...e-level-00-wip

https://soundcloud.com/bunksteve/i-p...-face-level-02

Thanks!
02-28-2014, 07:45 PM
#2
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 990
On the opening one
-Drums at start were boring and too long
-There was no/little bass lines to tie in with the drums making them feel disconnected
-The key change at the end should of come way earlier because it was getting a little repetitive.
-Needs to be mixed better (although I am not good at mixing so I can't really give advice about whats wrong.
-Needs some change up in the drums, like double pace sections or something. It is very one paced.
-The little tune was cool.

The second one
- I liked this one better, but it is more of a chill out type track
- Again drums a little one paced
- Stroll in the park I feel, fight for survival I don't feel at all.

They seem like odd song selections for a brawler.

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02-28-2014, 08:26 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Destined View Post
- Stroll in the park I feel, fight for survival I don't feel at all.

They seem like odd song selections for a brawler.
Actually, level 2 takes place in a park, so you aren't so far off.

I should explain that the tone is pretty weird and humorous, so it may seem antithetical to a brawler, but it will fit. I swear! Also the earlier levels are way more "relaxed" than the later levels get, and the music will reflect that.

Anyway, thanks for the other feedback. I know it's hard to judge outside of context of the game, so I appreciate you trying.
03-03-2014, 08:43 PM
#4
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Song 1 is good, and yeah, the drums could be cut short if I do suggest anything. It could also do with just a bit more spicing up, and I do know its a WIP so I assume you'll be doing enough of that.
Song 2 was extremely catchy and I immediately loved. No criticizing available for that one.
03-03-2014, 09:36 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2014
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jacob007 View Post
Song 1 is good, and yeah, the drums could be cut short if I do suggest anything. It could also do with just a bit more spicing up, and I do know its a WIP so I assume you'll be doing enough of that.
Song 2 was extremely catchy and I immediately loved. No criticizing available for that one.
Appreciate the feedback.

Re: Song 1: It's for an opening cinematic, so it might be tough to judge just on it's own merit. Hopefully the visuals/story will be distracting enough. But in my brain, each little sections contains a bit of the opening with the main title screen kicking in around the 2:00 minute mark with that main, full riff.

As for song 2... well... hours and hours of Castle Crashers might have inspired that one.

Thanks again!