Antoine van Kampen replied to Antoine van Kampen's discussion One of my first compositions: Seven Monkeys
"Hi All,
Given your responses and those in a 'mixing forum', i have uploaded a new version to soundcloud. The mix is far less compressed (which whashed out the sound). In addition, I have turned the piano part up and added some of the original reverb…"
Feb 1, 2015
Antoine van Kampen replied to Antoine van Kampen's discussion One of my first compositions: Seven Monkeys
"Hi Chris,
Actually, I didn't pay any special attention to the harmonic structure. It was just feeling right when I was playing the piece on my piano. I was focusing on the melodic line although these are, of course, not independent.  I am about the…"
Jan 31, 2015
Antoine van Kampen replied to Antoine van Kampen's discussion One of my first compositions: Seven Monkeys
"Bob,
Thanks for your comments. I will listen to the piano solo again to see if it needs to change (back) after all. I changed the clean guitar to the distorted guitar for two reasons: it was my feeling it was less disruptive to the flow of the song,…"
Jan 31, 2015
chris replied to Antoine van Kampen's discussion One of my first compositions: Seven Monkeys
"Great job on the arrangement.  The piece has a rich sound, so good on the sound production.  I had trouble with where the music was headed harmonically, so I would recommend thinking about how to connect your melodic lines, as well as your harmonic…"
Jan 31, 2015
Antoine van Kampen replied to Antoine van Kampen's discussion One of my first compositions: Seven Monkeys
"I changed the mix of my composition and had a friend play the Tenor Sax. Hope you like it. All suggestions are still welcome.

SoundCloud Seven Monkeys (Real Tenor Sax)"
Jan 31, 2015
Antoine van Kampen replied to Jakub Siembab's discussion My first piece in climate of computer games
"Hi Jakub,
Also listened to your piece. It's nice. Perhaps try to have the bass line little bit more articulated. I seems  that the other line (the repeating note) is interfering with the bass line (perhaps remove that line?). The high violin at 1.40…"
Dec 12, 2014
Antoine van Kampen replied to Antoine van Kampen's discussion One of my first compositions: Seven Monkeys
"Hi Jakub,
Thanks. I also think a real sax will be an big improvement I have received several comments about the sax being too loud. I will reduce in in the next version. Thanks,
antoine"
Dec 12, 2014
Jakub Siembab replied to Antoine van Kampen's discussion One of my first compositions: Seven Monkeys
"Hi Antoine!I listened to your piece. Real sax would be big improvement here, the sound of a sample is spoiling the effect. Even though, interesting piece. I like it :)Accompaniment is very good. I would suggest to make it more hearable.  Sax is…"
Dec 12, 2014
Antoine van Kampen replied to Peter P. Marques's discussion On going composition
"Hi Peter,
Nice piece. Keeps interesting to listen to. Maybe try to have another instrument take over the melody at some point (thus instead of the flute). But perhaps you already tried?
antoine"
Dec 12, 2014
Antoine van Kampen replied to Hunter Bolton's discussion Woodwind Choir and String Quintet
"Agree, can't you attach a soundcloud link? Thanks."
Dec 12, 2014

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