After two headphon'ed up listens I've a winner. I think. I'll probably chnage my mind after I've finished typing this up. 😆
Overall production levels were killer - across the board! Everyone take a bow, we might have to re-institute the four track limit thing again just to keep a potential entry attainable for us mere mortals!
Tone of the month - Guido's pimmp takes it. Phat & crushing, it was both brutal and beautiful.
Surprise of the month - T'was subtle but Yeti's change of vocal from verse to chorus shone as a moment for me.
Collab of the month - Well, it's obvious...Dave & Scotty! It glued together real well, like video game soundtrack well!
Creative approach of the month - Klaasvakie - the idea of a contrast slider for music got me thinking - which is my favourite thing about these challenges!
Scottydogg & Daveo1997 - Dug it, no crits from me, beats were intriguing. On 1st listen I thought maybe the strings could be bumped up a bit in the mix, but on 2nd listen I heard differently. Would make a sweet track for a videogame?
Yeti - Great intro & buildup - real cool!. I thought you did push your vocal range a bit (not that I know anything about it) - The change of verse to chorus REALLY worked. Particularly hearing the change of the placement of vocals - subtle but super effective. Only thing, it was (for me) the least contrasting of the four tracks.
Klaasvakie - I'm not the first to say it - you have been practicing! <high five!>. The most contrasting of the entries. Not sure the drums from the last heavy section worked under the the outro (for me). Really like the feel f the reverb's space in the clean section and the heavy section was appropriately ...heavy! Time well spent (sounds like you put in MANY hours)
Guidothepimmmmmmmmmmp - Crushing toanz. Would have replaced the drums with a a trance rhythm section - 1x bassline (rolling triplet feel al Iron Maiden gallop, bom ba-ba-bom ba-ba-bom) and 1x 4/4 kick (heavily compressed & mixed flat like a pancake).That kick + bass line formulae makes the bunnies bounce...:wink: Was the track to bring a immediate grin when the guitar kicked in.
Nice one guys, listening was time well spent, I have it between scotty/dave & klaas this month.
Really well done all (and thanks again to all who entered, listened, voted and commented - you all rock!