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altres

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About altres

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    Male
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    United States of America

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    Not Interested

Music Background

  • Musical Influences
    Randy Rhoads, Buckethead, Black Sabbath, Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton

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    Give It To Me Both Barrels

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  1. Its a very cool song, and all of the animal sounds fit in perfectly as far as pitch just like you said, and on occasion they also had good timing as far as coming in with other instruments at the same time or filling periods of percussion only. I noticed it seems to follow a pattern of percussion - melody - percussion - melody -etc. and there wasn't much variation to that formula. While it had a very nice and relaxing melody I might consider changing it up at some point in the song, or perhaps leaving a melody to continue for most of it, as it begins to feel a little repetitive as I began to just wait around for the melody to return in a few measures during the percussion. Other than that, it was a very enjoyable song!
  2. I love the reverb and crystal clarity of the Synths, and the simple but haunting melody gave me chills. Maybe consider bringing up the bass a little right after the percussion bit at 2:00 just because it was a little hard to hear over the drums, unless thats what you were going for. Other than that I think this is a great and atmospheric piece of music!
  3. Another great work! I liked how you returned to the melody/bass from the beginning of the song at around 4 minutes in, it helped it give it more of a sense of direction to the song instead of sort of musical wandering where you never really touch back on any melodies. While you did do a good job with that, I feel like for the length of the song it makes it hard to recognize when you do fall back on familiar melodies like that, and so the effect can still somehow be lost a little bit in all of the music. As far as the contrasting you mentioned I was particularly a fan of points like the first 30 or so seconds of the second minute where the bass and melody aren't perfect sync but are at the same time very complementary of each other.
  4. Hey guys I'm back, I was busy with school so I wasn't active here for a good few months but now that its summer and I have more free time I'm trying to be more involved in the community. Anyways, here's a song I made up just recently, Rite of the Undertaker, and I was hoping to get feedback mostly on it's composition and melody and stuff like that. It's played purely on classical guitar so there's not much I can do in the way of sound or recording quality. Any and all critique is greatly appreciated and I would love to hear your thoughts!
  5. I think its a really nice catchy song, but one thing is maybe make the guitar and drums a little bit quieter around the beginning, sometimes the vocals felt a little drowned out in the beginning but it became less of a problem as the song went on. Other than that I like the upbeat tempo that you have and overall its a pretty strong song!
  6. I have a soft spot for epic choir and organ pieces, and this one goes above and beyond my wildest dreams. All of the highs and lows flow very well together and the quality sounds very good overall. I cant help but feel that if you were to introduce some sort of deep drum line (nothing fancy either) or perhaps a low bass line, anything to help give it a more defined beat at a time like 3:25 when all of the sounds come crashing back it could add a whole new level of depth to the song. But other than that I love this piece and hope to see more stuff like it in the future.
  7. pop

    I think this is a really cool but weird song, and the instrumental break that begins around 2 minutes in is fantastic! As the others have said the two word chorus was a little bit lackluster but it really started to grow on me the more I listened to it. Your lyrics are a nice mix of surreal and somber that mix well to achieve your "losing touch with reality goal".
  8. The one and only Randy Rhoads
  9. Thank you! I'm thrilled that you think it's so good! Also thank you for the advice about critiquing others to, I'm new to forum-style interaction like this so I'll make sure to offer more of my own opinions in the future.
  10. This is one of the first songs I've made. Its pretty simple with a repeating backing track and two improvised guitar solos overlaying each other throughout the song. Any criticism would be really helpful, thanks!
  11. I've been playing guitar for almost 2 and a half years now and decided to start recording some stuff for fun. I'd love to hear any opinions you guys have to offer to improve the quality of songs I make. Although, they're all instrumental songs because I can't sing to save my life,so whatever advice you have for instrumental stuff is appreciated. Thanks!