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Life Beyond the Dark

By Arcana on May 29, 2016 3:27 pm

Life Beyond the Dark

The souls fly beyond the light, out of sight and out of reach.


I had a really hard time coming up with chords I liked. I wanted initially to continue my last week’s song using similar themes and kind of do a continuing epic, but that didn’t really work out. However, those who do follow my feed will recognize the reuse of melodies and similar wind sounds and arpeggios. That said, this still ended up very different than the previous song with respect to overall style.

Could use a lot more polish but I want to play Overwatch.


Monday, May 23: 21:45 - 22:00. Starting new song, let me see what my song chart should say…

Tuesday 22:30 - 22:50. Late start to the evening.

Intro Chords: Am Em Dm C (IV i vii VI)

Verse: Am Em Dm C

Pre-Chorus: Dm - F# (this isn’t right, there’s no pre-chorus chord changes in this song.)

Chorus: G A E C (I might have changed these and forgot to update them)

Wednesday May 25, 21:30 - 22:40. I’d like to continue off of the themes from my last song and work on it like a series.

Friday, May 27: 21:15 - 22:15. I did some time on this song but didn’t make a lot of progress. I forgot to mark my start time, so I’m not sure.

Saturday, May 28. 8:20 - 9:05. I had a hard time this day, I was working with too many unfamiliar instruments and shifting keys too often.

Saturday, May 28. 9:55 - 11:20.

Sunday, May 29. 9:30 - 11:20ish? Forgot to track time again. I’ve been not too good this week. I think there was about an hour break in between.

Adding up what I have:

Time this week: 6 hours 15 minutes. What, really?

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May 31, 2016 9:31 pm

Good job and nice music diary!

June 7, 2016 1:41 am

Love the church organ/melody and dark atmosphere... CooL!

June 10, 2016 10:27 pm

Nice dark atmosphere in there smile

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