Composers' Forum

Music Composers Unite!

So, I am kinda new to making EDM (having only one previous electronica piece that I posted here back in December), so be as critical as necessary. But I submit this new piece "Bruised Fingers". I hope you enjoy and have some feedback. Thanks!

https://app.box.com/s/e2ymxrx1j0srwdnuwbfsgkied5ru67mu

Views: 186

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Hi Benjamin

Good work, it's a nice atmosphere and would work great as background music to a lot of things. You could probably add some more variety in terms of instrumentation and melody but that does kind of miss the point, really I think that I would only add more if it needed it for a specific brief. It already sounds quite middle eastern but maybe if you had project that was a video of Egypt for example you could lean harder into that. I think for what it's supposed to do that the piece works perfectly fine and I'm just trying to be constructive I guess.

My only actual criticism is that from seconds 45 - 120 you have this really nice ambient build up, it's really nice but the actual climax doesn't hit as hard as I would like. It sort of fades in or just doesn't have a crash or a moment of silence before hand to really amplify the change back to a more hard driving sound. I feel like I explained that badly but hopefully you get what I mean.

Alex 

Hi Benjamin,

As house/trance/groove/ambient, I think this works quite well! Kudos!

Gav

Hey Ben Ray, forget about what the entrenched composer's might think.

I think this could find an audience in the world today.

I thought that you 'mixed' it up and kept it moving.

Though I'm not into 21st century disco or club music, I think you

did a really good job with this piece. It is both creative and fun.   RS

Thank you all for your warm comments and I appreciate the criticisms - they will be looked at as I move forward with new pieces. 

guffaw snort snort, hey... if your can't revive Bach and that wonderful sound

of the harpsicord, at least you can keep Rickles alive.  RIP   : >}

Insult Composer said:

This sounds like something Beethoven wrote....when he was deaf.

Whatever, old man. Beethoven's best work was when he was deaf. SO THERE!

Troll, nothing more, stomping on the serious effort of a composer to share his work with the rest of us

Bob, since you're here... did you ever finish that Mississippi River piece?

I would love to hear the full work/opus/piece.

ps- our mystery Rickles is not OO... wry humor is not his forte.

my guess was hidden in my earlier response. What's yours?   RS
 
Bob Porter said:

This looks like another reincarnation of a past member who still has no taste.

Yeah right, after a huge dump, I like to finish with a gaseous fart.  Hail Don.
 
Insult Composer said:

Don has always been a fan of the forum.  He asked me, in the event of his death to post his final thoughts.  Isn't it ironic that he saved his best material for last.

Reply to Discussion

RSS

© 2017   Created by Chris Merritt.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service