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Creatures of the Night

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter on Friday. 4 Replies

So this last weekend I was very sick with a cold/flu. During my fever, and as a result of being inside alone for several days, I hallucinated some very interesting creatures, and had some bizarre…Continue

Bruised Fingers (EDM)

Started this discussion. Last reply by roger stancill Apr 6. 11 Replies

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…Continue

Ave Libertas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Benjamn Ray Maisonet Mar 30. 6 Replies

So I recently got a new job as a composer for a YouTube company, and I've moved to the Philippines. I wanted to share my first fully produced piece that I wrote for this company, Freedom!. The piece…Continue

Minion Masters - Ravager's Vengeance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Dexter Mar 15. 15 Replies

This piece was created for a video game called Minion Masters - currently in alpha. I hope I can get some critiques!Ravager was the apex predator of his world, but with no regard for anything but the…Continue

 

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Bob Porter replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Creatures of the Night
"Thanks for posting this. I agree that this is excellent from 2 minutes on. "
Friday
Benjamn Ray Maisonet replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Creatures of the Night
"@Bob Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it. And yes, I've really had a great experience so far here that has definitely contributed to my music.  @Alex  Thanks Alex! I agree with you with the removing of a part - it's…"
Wednesday
Bob Morabito replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Creatures of the Night
"EXCELLENT--very well done:) It appears that your new job as a composer for a YouTube company, and the moved to the Philippines is really bringing out your BEST music. I enjoyed this very much! Thanks Bob https://soundcloud.com/bob-morabito"
Wednesday
Alex Oliver Cawley replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Creatures of the Night
"Hi Benjamin This is very nicely put together, the tone is good and all the added effects are appropriate. As far as the music goes you do a fine job of layering all the different parts together and there is nothing wrong with the orchestration. My…"
Wednesday
Benjamn Ray Maisonet posted a discussion

Creatures of the Night

So this last weekend I was very sick with a cold/flu. During my fever, and as a result of being inside alone for several days, I hallucinated some very interesting creatures, and had some bizarre dreams. This piece is my exposition of that experience. Enjoy! Thank you all for your critiques and comments! I hope to be able to spend some time on the forums again soon. https://app.box.com/s/u02egon2i7ew682ewdxpjabf6lac89llSee More
Wednesday
Benjamn Ray Maisonet replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Soaring High (Over Standing Rock)
"This piece has been remastered. "
Apr 11
roger stancill replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"Yeah right, after a huge dump, I like to finish with a gaseous fart.  Hail Don.  "
Apr 6
roger stancill replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"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…"
Apr 6
Gav Brown replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"Troll, nothing more, stomping on the serious effort of a composer to share his work with the rest of us"
Apr 6
Bob Porter replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"This looks like another reincarnation of a past member who still has no taste."
Apr 6
Benjamn Ray Maisonet replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"Whatever, old man. Beethoven's best work was when he was deaf. SO THERE!"
Apr 6
roger stancill replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"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   : >}"
Apr 6
Benjamn Ray Maisonet replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"Thank you all for your warm comments and I appreciate the criticisms - they will be looked at as I move forward with new pieces. "
Apr 2
roger stancill replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"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…"
Apr 2
Gav Brown replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"Hi Benjamin, As house/trance/groove/ambient, I think this works quite well! Kudos! Gav"
Apr 1
Alex Oliver Cawley replied to Benjamn Ray Maisonet's discussion Bruised Fingers (EDM)
"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…"
Apr 1

Profile Information

What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Web, Multimedia, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
sountrack
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
Jacksonville, Fl
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
I have been composing, performing and editing music for over 20 years. I have extensive experience in soundtrack music, background music, short pieces, and long projects. I have been composing for full orchestra since about 2004.

I graduated Douglas Anderson School of the Arts with Honors in Music Performance. I attended the University of North Florida to study and perform orchestral classical music and composition.

I have worked with electronic artists and various music genres outside of classical, though that remains my focus.
Website:
https://soundcloud.com/benjaminmaisonet

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