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Cersei Xoy
Posted - 2011.03.10 18:56:00 - [1]

Edited by: Cersei Xoy on 24/06/2011 12:46:03
Hello everyone!

Had this topic up a few months back. I've revisited my track to make a slightly darker and much groovier remix.

OWC Remix

I just finished this, make sure you get through to the big build-up!

This is the second track I post here at MyEve, with about a half a year to learn stuff since.

Don't forget to comment! Very Happy

Servants of Drawnon
Posted - 2011.03.11 07:29:00 - [2]

Lush, I is most definitely likings, keep it up 'cause I want moar. Quite a dark epic feel to it. :D

Mc Jah Murdasound
Posted - 2011.03.11 09:55:00 - [3]

Originally by: Terazuk
Lush, I is most definitely likings, keep it up 'cause I want moar. Quite a dark epic feel to it. :D

Thank you! I've been totally isolated from people with interest in this type of music. Really means a lot hearing that! Very Happy

Outlaw Hime
Virtual Edge
Posted - 2011.03.11 14:58:00 - [4]

I enjoyed this aswell, felt kinda of EVE-like. Good job!

Jae Car'das
Posted - 2011.03.11 16:58:00 - [5]

Edited by: Jae Car''das on 11/03/2011 16:58:24
Not entirely my sort of thing (more into darker dub step and drum and bass) but if I was in the right mood I would really get into it. For the genre it is, it is very good, really well produced too, good quality, lovely bass line. Nice one Very Happy

Cersei Xoy
Posted - 2011.03.11 17:16:00 - [6]

Wow guys, Thanks a lot!

Now let's hope I can get it released on a proper label :D

Simex Import-Export
Posted - 2011.03.11 19:54:00 - [7]

Good sound! I've downloaded your track to my collection.
Link is broadcasted to all my friends.

Catari Taga
Centre Of Attention
Middle of Nowhere
Posted - 2011.03.11 20:41:00 - [8]

Nice ambience, liked it, although as a commenter above said, the mood could be a bit darker, in particular in the second half. First part could have been something out of EVE though.

Mr Ignitious
Aperture Harmonics
Posted - 2011.03.11 20:42:00 - [9]

the intro feels like my temporal lobes are getting a much needed rub down... yummy =)

Cersei Xoy
Posted - 2011.03.12 14:39:00 - [10]

Edited the mix a good bit. :)

Glad you all like it!

Frau Klaps
Posted - 2011.03.12 21:45:00 - [11]

I've been trying (off and on) to make music for ages and know how hard it is, this is a pretty slick production and kinda reminded me of the box era Orbital. Keep em coming!

What did you use to make this?

Cersei Xoy
Posted - 2011.03.14 11:05:00 - [12]

Edited by: Cersei Xoy on 18/03/2011 12:32:13
Originally by: Frau Klaps
I've been trying (off and on) to make music for ages and know how hard it is, this is a pretty slick production and kinda reminded me of the box era Orbital. Keep em coming!

What did you use to make this?

Thanks a lot man!

I've used FL studio with the signature bunldle and a bunch of VST like for example Waldorf Largo Analog Synth.

Only hardware I use is a set of Sennheiser headphones (got neighbours)a MIDI keyboard, two big LED screens and a stationary PC with an overclocked i5 750 processor (can't dent I'm a geek, had to include the fact) Razz

I will upgrade with an external sound card and some good speakers as soon as I have the means to actually use them :)

I know it is hard, the learning curve is many times steeper than even EVE online, but I've believed and still do that you should just NEVER give up and waste your life trying if that's what it takes to become as good as the elite few who make it ;D

You play EVE man, you got patience so just keep at it!

Look around the internet/youtube for tutorials on techniques and don't be afraid to fail, I've scrapped 10 more or less finished tracks before getting to this one! You'll be able to make stuff like this in half a year if you do, I swear.

Shiroi Okami
Genos Occidere
Posted - 2011.03.14 12:12:00 - [13]

This sounds like the stuff out of the eve jukebox, but better in every conceivable way. Excellent work!

Pandemic Legion
Posted - 2011.03.15 05:51:00 - [14]

I'm interested in what kind of samples you used.

Scitor Nantom
Broken Toys
Posted - 2011.03.15 10:37:00 - [15]

Hello Cersei,

Great composition. My analysis was logged under your piece.



Pandemic Legion
Posted - 2011.03.17 03:58:00 - [16]

bumping this because it is that good

Cersei Xoy
Posted - 2011.03.17 10:52:00 - [17]

Thanks for all the kind words!

I've used a lot of analog sounds, as for samples the kick is originally taken from the Deadmau5 Xfer pack, as is one of the snares.

I've spent a lot of time downloading stuff on various music forums like for example the clap and second snare, but I use a lot of compression (Maximus) and reverb to make a unique sound and to get the power it needs to shine through the mix.

Bass is all analog as well, with two VST synths working together (Waldorf Largo going sin and Sawer on the higher bass tones) placed on separate mixer slots, compressed with maximus and then pulled through a send at about 90% to leave some of the original tone when later applied side chain effects take over.

Ride bell is taken from FPC in FL studio, tone adjusted, placed on the same mixer slot as other high percussion sounds.

Reverse "build-up" effects I've made myself in a separate project with the help of a lot of reverb, hi and low pass filters and original samples (vocals and cymbals).

Strings and brass had to be ordered rough and unprocessed from a professional studio, my father's in this case, where they've been made using NI's session strings and kontakt brass, there is nothing to make them sound as real with any other VST I know of.

Also can't forget to mention I've had to go through lots of fine tuning, careful mastering and caffeine.

Pandemic Legion
Posted - 2011.03.18 07:19:00 - [18]

Now thats what I'm talking about Cool

Amazing stuff, I've been using FL studio for about 6 years my self. Although its been a while since I've done anything, this inspired me to download it again and try to get Massive working.

Mc Jah Murdasound
Posted - 2011.03.18 12:25:00 - [19]

I'm glad to have been able to make an impression!

Make sure to let me hear what you come up with mate! :)

Erichk Knaar
Noir. Mercenary Group
Posted - 2011.03.19 05:10:00 - [20]

Edited by: Erichk Knaar on 19/03/2011 05:10:26

Got a nice polish on there.

Endymi Typhirr
Posted - 2011.03.19 14:46:00 - [21]

Very good! I look forward to your future work. Very Happy

Endymi Typhirr
Posted - 2011.03.22 19:23:00 - [22]

Do you have this available for download, as an MP3, OGG, FLAC, or such? I noticed in your duplicate thread in the off-topic forum that the question was asked, but didn't see any links posted aside from the stream.

Bear Templar
Reality Dysfunction Inc.
Posted - 2011.03.23 12:33:00 - [23]

You have Bears seal of approval for this amazing music.

Well done mate, awesome stuff - played it on repeat for a good 40minutes now, keep the good work coming.

Ender Black
Lone Star Exploration
Posted - 2011.03.29 12:56:00 - [24]

Thumbs up! Added to my EVE Online jukebox. I also added a a link from my blog with proper credits.

oh, and MOAR pls

Mc Jah Murdasound
Posted - 2011.06.24 12:47:00 - [25]

Track updated!


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