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Weeklybeats 2016 was a 52 week long music project in which artists composed and publicly released 1 song a week for the entire year. Enjoy this archive of over 3,700 music compositions by over 260 artists.
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By A Thorny Succulent on February 7, 2016 6:51 pm

I decided to try and do something more traditionally videogamey this week and ended up crunching this out in a couple hours one morning.

I really enjoyed working on this for a couple reasons. One, the instruments are a lot softer than what I normally do so there is less noise and it was easier to mix. Two, I tried to avoid my own personal cliches when writing music so it feels less like something I would normally make, and as someone who has felt very "stuck" in their style for a while that's a step in the right direction!

Oh yeah and speaking of cliches it's in 13/8, 188 bpm. That most likely wont change about me any time soon. I'll do some 4/4 or 3/4 stuff from time to time but I will always love odd time signatures. heart

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February 8, 2016 12:25 am

13/8, I did not know you existed. Very cool and chunky!

February 8, 2016 2:49 am

great job at making an odd time signature really flow and sound natural. super great overall aesthetic and melody!

February 8, 2016 3:21 pm

Great natural feel to 13/8 here.  Digging the melody, and I'd agree with the choice to make the instruments cleaner/softer for a clearer mix.  Nicely done!

February 11, 2016 12:26 am

Love the odd time signature and the melodies are awesome. Sweet percussion work as well!

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