Race to the Limitless Expanse - Orchestral Action

Discussion in 'Member's Compositions' started by jeremiahpena, May 20, 2019.

  1. Here's another big action track, which I love writing. Featuring Cinematic Studio Brass doing some heavy lifting! I've had L&S Chamber Strings for a while and haven't used them much, so this was my first go at layering them in with CSS to add in some sparkle, and I'm quite happy with it.



    Woodwinds are all BWW Legacy, percussion is HZ01 and HWP, harp is Symphonic Sphere.
     
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  2. Floris

    Floris New Member

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    Nice job! Especially like the rythmic punchiness and strings in the beginning.
     
  3. erica-grace

    erica-grace Senior Member

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    Very nice! :dancedance:

    I hear a little John Williams in there, like at :34, but that's only a good thing.

    Something bothers me about the sound, however. Did you do any major EQ work? Something sounds off. But the writing and orchestration sound really good!
     
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    Thanks. There's not a lot of EQ. I took out some low mids in CSS and made the whole track a bit brighter, but that's it. Is there anything in particular you're noticing?
     
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  6. Land of Missing Parts

    Land of Missing Parts No Time for Honky-Tonk

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    Amazing!
     
  7. visiblenoise

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    Enjoyed the composition a lot! I do also think there is something off with the sound, though it might be a preference thing? It seems a little bit too midrangey at times, and lacking low end, particularly in the first half. Which, based on your followup, sounds like it was done on purpose. But to me it robs the song of some of its impact.
     
  8. Alex Fraser

    Alex Fraser Senior Member

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    Brilliant - a master craftsman at work.
     
  9. DGravel

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    Great orchestration! Very punchy mix as well. Good job.
     
  10. 0cme

    0cme New Member

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    This is awesome. It reminds me of Shostakovich a bit, not that it sounds Russian or anything but in terms of how different elements are stacked to build up tension. Love it.
     

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