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    Relative newbie to the music composition/arrangement game.

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  1. Starphoenix

    [GRMRB] [2018] Round 6 - Proto Man Bracket

    Hats off to both of you. These are two AMAZING tracks that remind me exactly why I was excited to see this competition return! @Jamphibious The saw stab chords gave off a dark, almost JSR vibe. Production is tight, and both sources are easy to pick out in the arrangement. Absolutely love this track! @Garpocalypse When the intro kicked in it felt like the opening level to a 90’s arcade beat-em up game. This song has been on repeat the past couple of days! Cannot really give much in the way of feedback. Voting was very, very difficult. Great job, peeps!
  2. No idea what my schedule will look like in 2019, but I’m interested. Put me down for Mario Kart 8’s Sunshine Airport.
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    Mega Man: The Grand Robot Master Remix Battle 2018

    Congrats to Jam on a track well done, and all the other Protomen that advanced! You guys produced some solid tracks this round, and I look forward to the next! Any additional feedback I can put towards my track for the final release is appreciated (I'll work on the clipping issues, Garpocalypse). Just shoot me a PM, or something. If anyone has an itch to tackle the Grenade Man theme, let me know. Might be game for a friendly, depending how my schedule shakes out the next week or two. Going to dive into Round 3's entries this weekend and leave reviews.
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    PRC380 - The Legend of the Sea (Legend of Mana)

    Hope everyone has fun with the source! I’ll work on getting a bonus entry up by the deadline.
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    [GRMRB] [2018] Round 2 - Proto Man Bracket

    Great job Protoman Bracket! A lot of great mixes. Unfortunate that Gario and Realme had to drop. Very brief thoughts: Groove Bomb - You never disappoint when it comes to Mega Man compo tracks! Have always loved your stuff, and Groove Bomb is no exception. Great job combining both sources, especially the accenting you did around the 1:41-1:53 mark. Love it! Grenade Powered Locomotive - Had a lot of fun and frustration creating this track. Originally my goal was for something reminiscent of Txai-style swing jack, but it never really developed. Still, much more pleased with this showing compared to my last compo... Planet Killer 2019 - Holy darkwave, Batman. Once the 0:40 mark hit, my fists were pumping like a madman while waiting for my Tron bike to show. Tengu Man is clearly identifiable throughout the track, but at points I struggled hearing Top Man. Not as familiar with his theme, so it might just be me. Production is killer. Great job! Unbalanced - Honestly thought it was game over coming off Garp's track, but you held your own. Could pick out both themes pretty easily. Track is a little static throughout, and the drums could probably afford to be moved a little farther back in the mix. Still, awesome job man. Glassy Haze - Arrangement really sounded like two MIDIs crammed together. There was also some disharmony happening at points. Think it might have been the bells? Frozen Sky - A lot of really great ideas in here. Though I'm not as familiar with MM7's Robot Master themes, each theme is identifiable, so I can hear where you're trying to take them. Good job.
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    Mega Man: The Grand Robot Master Remix Battle 2018

    Track has been submitted. Have a love/hate relationship with this track. Look forward to hearing how Jam utilized both of these sources!
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    Mega Man: The Grand Robot Master Remix Battle 2018

    My track will be posted closer to the submission deadline. Not really happy with the way certain parts sound, and need to still create an outro... All in all, will have something tonight. Look forward to hearing the rest of the tracks.
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    Mega Man: The Grand Robot Master Remix Battle 2018

    Maaaan, I called getting matched up against one of the mods. haha Good luck to Jam and the rest of the mixers this round. Hopefully we can all put together some solid mixes for this round. Looking forward to hearing from the Mega Man bracket!
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    How Significant Is Forum Feedback In Improvement?

    As someone who has recently been in the category (may still be) of "barely play a coherent phrase", the feedback I have received from the WIP board and random mixers have been extraordinarily helpful in learning musical concepts I would not have figured out on my own otherwise. The only problem is this forum tends to be rather inactive.
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    Mega Man: The Grand Robot Master Remix Battle 2018

    Going to echo the same sentiment as others here: even if you don’t have much of anything, still submit anyways. Better to at least have something to show for than nothing at all.
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    PRC378 - Music Is More Than Words (Breath of Fire II)

    Holy cow guys, I knew my mix was muddy, but not THAT muddy. Something exploded on export (the perils of frantic late night adjustments). I’ll try to send a cleaner version once voting is over, if for no other reason than posterity.
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    PRC378 - Music Is More Than Words (Breath of Fire II)

    Remix is almost done. Just need to finish the outro this weekend and see if I can flesh out the second movement, if I have time.
  13. Starphoenix

    Mega Man: The Grand Robot Master Remix Battle 2018

    Bumping this out a week gives me time to finish a different mix, so I’m okay with that. Also okay with the alternating bracket — makes it easier for voting.
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    PRC378 - Music Is More Than Words (Breath of Fire II)

    Dude, I'm loving this longer period too. Half of my track is already done, and I'm very, very pleased with the end result. I'll definitely have something up by the submission date.