Hard reject. Listen to this.

Today we gave a hard rejectt to the track. Two rejections in a row, strange. Well, I’m not too upset. This topic has been raised many times that envato is looking for something new, but everything is written and loaded just as a copy. Okay, maybe I’m wrong, just listen to this :love_you_gesture: :slightly_smiling_face:

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Beautiful track, loved it! :slightly_smiling_face:

I heard a few notes in the piano with louder dynamics than what the overall sentimental mood calls for. Maybe that’s the reason for the rejection? Really hard to say.

Anyway, good luck!

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Thank you SoundSet. :slightly_smiling_face: Yes, there may be a few notes with high dynamics somewhere. I think if it was a matter of a few notes, could give the track a soft reject :thinking: and describe the problem, it’s never too late to give a hard reject if the problem isn’t resolved. The reason here is clearly something else…

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Hey Rmixstudio, I like the tune. For me, I think this track would sound better with looser and more expressive timing. It sounds like a piano student playing to a metronome, especially the clock-like left hand. It gets hypnotic after a while. Try playing with the tempo track to really get the emotions going. Also, as @Soundset suggested, play with the note velocities of the piano. It needs a greater dynamic range. At the moment, it sounds like it’s almost a flat line at 100.
The orchestral drum roll crescendo at the end didn’t do it for me. I felt like it was a weird way to end.

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@Soundset @criskcracker Hi friends :raised_hand_with_fingers_splayed: :slightly_smiling_face:, I’ve turned the mix faders a little bit based on your comments. :upside_down_face: You can hear it here. https://soundcloud.com/rmixstudio/piano-sintimental-new-preview-aj1

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Nice! I think that the softer piano conveys the sentimental emotions, and works better in this context. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Thanks! I will try to upload it in this form to AJ …

I agree with the comments in order to improve the feeling. Let us know how it went. :slight_smile:

Hello. My track received a severe rejection. Please comment what is wrong with the track.


You need to create your own forum branch.

Good morning.

Great job!

At the very beginning, I didn’t realize there was a Cello, it sounded like noise. The mix definitely needs work striking a balance between the two, you might also want to have the piano come in first and then the string. I would work on softening the piano, sculpting the velocity, and using some tempo automation to create some more movement.

You’re off to a good start!

  • Nathan

Good morning! Perhaps you haven’t heard the other version? it is located at the link https://soundcloud.com/rmixstudio/piano-sintimental-new-preview-aj1

Very nice track

Thanks! I appreciate your feedback!

Hi again.

Getting better!

You start with a nice flowing melody, but then it starts to get choppy. Instead of repeating those notes in the melody, I would just hold them out. Also the lower melody note is getting cut off at :42. One of the G#'s is out of tune at :48. I would advise against the tempo change at :50, just revamp it to be a variation of your original feel. Same with the change at 1:!4. I’m hearing a little clipping at 1:26-1:27. The part at 1:50 is very nice. Try to make the last notes hang a little longer, and give a breath before you play them.

You’re headed in the right direction, but keep it flowy like you started, and don’t forget to breathe!

  • Nathan

Hi friends, @Soundset @engeltone @criskcracker
I decided to leave this music for 4 months, relax, do something new. After a while, I went back to the mix and remade it. The result? Aprroved track. All thanks)))