Aaron McDonald replied to Aaron McDonald's discussion A bit of a bit..
"Hrm.. on my end it's all pretty level..
I'll check it on some different speakers..
 
thanks for the input!
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Mar 17, 2011
Aaron McDonald replied to Julian Croot's discussion An old softy I've been reluctant to post, but hey why not.
"This is going to sound wrong, but bear with me - I just woke up, and I've been watching a lot of comedies lately.

Makes me picture little people (midgets) dancing and running around in slow motion on a bright and sunny day.
Was that the intent? :)…"
Mar 16, 2011
Emily Bond replied to Aaron McDonald's discussion A bit of a bit..
"Hi Aaron, nice music, full of energy. I love the power of the drums, but still, you might want to try toning them down so as not to drown out the instruments. What happens all the time for me is I write what I think is the main part, then I…"
Mar 15, 2011
Aaron McDonald replied to Beth Patterson's discussion Feeling like you've heard this somewhere before...
"Oh jeeze.. a million responses since I started trying put that into a short succinct message. >.<"
Mar 14, 2011
Aaron McDonald replied to Beth Patterson's discussion Feeling like you've heard this somewhere before...
"ON TOPIC:
I find that when I keep in mind the thing that I'm describing or trying to say with a piece, no matter how similar it might be to other works it usually only reminds me of the thing I'm describing or trying to say.
 
OFF TOPIC:
Black…"
Mar 14, 2011
Aaron McDonald replied to Keman's discussion The Journey - Film Score
"The more I browse these forums the more I see that there a lot of extremely talented composers out there..
You're the latest.. very cool.
 
One thing I might suggest is the wind instrument playing the lead at the beginning and at end - because of…"
Mar 13, 2011
Aaron McDonald replied to Anthony Berlin's discussion Dramatic Adventure Thingy
"Is this live orchestra?
If not those strings sound fantastic - what are they? (the brass sounds pretty good too..)
 
On the composition itself - being a show reel it obviously sounds like an overture - and frankly it works. I genuinely want to hear…"
Mar 12, 2011
Aaron McDonald replied to Russell Bell's discussion Another big epic theme
"I like it.
Lots of energy. I wasn't expecting the rock drums - but they work really well with it. Only thing - though they sound really good in this right now - (in my opinion) rock drums don't tend to hold up real well over years.. I don't know if…"
Mar 12, 2011
Aaron McDonald replied to Bernard Duc's discussion Has your way of composing any influence on your music?
"I really like the idea of having two separate words for composing. I think I'll keep that in mind for a while, and see what comes of it.

I personally spend more time exploring than I do transcribing from mental images.. so differences in…"
Mar 11, 2011