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Offline PVega8

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A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« on: January 02, 2012, 01:59:46 PM »
If you've enjoyed the music from A Valley Without Wind so far, then check out my Sound Cloud page with some new tracks!

http://soundcloud.com/pablo-vega-music/sets/a-valley-without-wind
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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2012, 03:40:09 PM »
Great! Tanks for sharing  :)
Very strong tracks all around, before this hear-thru some of my favorite music from the game has been the labyrinth theme. Of the new music I haven't heard before I love Ocean Theme 1, it feels like the first 30s of that tune gives it an very distinct identity.  Also Overlord Lair Theme 2 is epic, makes me want to go fight an overlord now ;)

I get the feeling that some of these tunes are slightly different from the ones I have heard in-game,  I know that there have been talk about slightly different versions of the same tracks before and wonder if that may be the case here?

Great work, hope your music will contribute to make this game an success!

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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2012, 09:05:01 AM »
Thank you, I really appreciate it! This has been the most exciting project I've worked on yet, and I'm loving every day of it!

As for the tracks, these are all the original tracks. There will be variations of these as the game goes along, but these are the main ones. The other tracks you've heard in game are also main themes, I just didn't put them up in this preview. I wanted to share some of the new stuff that you might not have heard yet. And i'll be posting some more as we get this busy month going. There'll be a lot of cool ones coming!
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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2012, 10:02:21 AM »
Very nice music. Ocean Theme 1 and the Lieutenant Battle Theme are my favorites. Ocean is kind of calm but epic and Lieutenant Battle is upbeat and sounds so much like a heroic battle and the upswings like at the fifteen second mark tend to make me think i'm winning just by a hair.
I can already tell this is going to be a roller coaster ride of disappointment.

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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2012, 11:28:45 AM »
Really nice tracks, I think my favourites are the Lieutenant Battle, Overlords Lair and Desert Theme.

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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2012, 11:34:39 PM »
If you've enjoyed the music from A Valley Without Wind so far, then check out my Sound Cloud page with some new tracks!

http://soundcloud.com/pablo-vega-music/sets/a-valley-without-wind

Love your work, dude. I've sold AI War / AVWW on the strength of the music tracks alone, no joke. Once a friend of mine heard the AVWW theme, he purchased it straight away.

Keep up the great work!

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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2012, 01:03:14 PM »
Thank you all so much!

I just uploaded the new Intro Mission track to the SoundCloud page as well.
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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2012, 02:13:13 PM »
I love all the tracks except for snowy woodlands, desert and cave.

Snowy woodlands I think could use a more placid track to suit the calmness of the surroundings. Something icy. The music feels like something more suitable to sneaking past guards in a heavily guarded base.

The desert and cave themes IMO are too dominated by the square/sawtooth waves. While the desert theme sounds like something Egyptian-y, it could really use more instruments or perhaps more of an Arabian flair. The cave tune is good, but here too I found the square wave to be too dominant. I find that square waves are best when they're subtle -- more like the labyrinth tune.

I know that the main theme is pretty dominated by square waves too, but I think there it works well because it's introducing the game and making the transition to more complex music patterns.

The other tracks are awesome. I love the remix for the intro music.

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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2012, 12:33:08 PM »
I think subtlety is a good thing when it comes to anything, but I do happen to like those tracks as well. While as part of the soundtrack they sound a little too square wave dominated, within the gameplay itself, it tends to work out pretty well, in my opinion at least.

But not everyone is going to agree, and that's totally cool! A good example is the soundtrack to "Assassin's Creed Brotherhood". While the tracks themselves are a little annoying to listen to, in the context of the game they work incredibly well.

But you're totally entitled to your opinion, and I definitely appreciate comments and criticisms! They help me become a better composer, so thank you!
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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2012, 07:31:48 PM »
The Intro music remix is indeed excellent, It's definitely one of my favorites.
I can already tell this is going to be a roller coaster ride of disappointment.

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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2012, 02:43:33 AM »
Really nice tracks, I think my favourites are the Lieutenant Battle, Overlords Lair and Desert Theme.
We agree on this. ;)
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Re: A Valley Without Wind Soundtrack Preview!
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2012, 08:47:25 AM »
Good, I'm glad you like it!
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