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I am a musician who does early-2000s style EDM and orchestral music. I also sometimes do dubstep.

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Posted by JordanKyser - May 21st, 2018


A big thank you to @JoseLuisCano who became my 90th fan, and I just realized that 10 more fans and I will be at 100 fans! :O


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Posted by JordanKyser - May 15th, 2018


Since I did a big room version Strong Force for its one year special, I am thinking of either remaking and or making X remakes of my old songs (mainly those I made from CHIPS) when their dates come close.

Which songs should I go for?

CHIPS III: Colors
Crazy Colors
Colorful Dance Machine
*Dark Colored Trails will not be remade

CHIPS IV: Nostalgia/Longing/Loss
Funky Night *This is highly unlikely
Mixed Emotions

CHIPS VII: Space
Spacetranced *This is highly unlikely
Andromeda

CHIPS VIII: The Big Dance
Overdrive and Overload

CHIPS IX: Into the Dark
Through the Portal into the Dark
Big Bangs in the Dark

CHIPS X: Dreams
Operation: G.A.M.E.S.C.A.P.E.

CHIPS XI: The Final Battle
Game Evolution *
This is not likely, but possible
Battle of the Thonk *This is not likely, but possible
Last Stage
*Plasma Sword will not be remade

CHIPS SAIM (Story and Art-Inspired Music)
Digital Behavior *This is highly unlikely

CHIPS Secret Santa
Warning *Please notify me in advance (within 4 weeks of the date of this song)

 


Posted by JordanKyser - May 11th, 2018


I actually cannot believe it has been a year since I made Strong Force. :O


In a past news post, I made this story for Strong Force:

While I was making Truth 2, I was thinking of putting in a dubstep drop, but I kept failing, so I went to the demo song Jasmina by Goldhands and used a similar pattern, but I still kept failing. So for the 5 days after, I just went the normal route for Truth 2 and improvised. Not long after that, in April 24, I started a totally new project just for testing a simple dubstep track. I listened to Goldhands's Jasmina again and then listened to ELEPS44's Effects and Dubstep Machine remix. When I got to the pre-drop, I was still trying to figure out a great pattern for a dubstep drop. I was in the same position as I was a month prior, failing just like I did in the drop attempt in Truth 2. So I stopped working on the project and went back to Truth 2 and finished it. Truth 2, at the time, became my best song and most productive, with a total production time of 40 hours. Truth 2 is still my most productive song as of today. So 3 days after I uploaded Truth 2, I began working on the unnamed project (soon to be Strong Force). Just 2 hours after, I found out about a weekly contest called NGCHIPS, so this gave me a bigger inspiration boost. On the next day, I had a eureka moment for the first dubstep drop. 3 hours later, the first dubstep drop became my best work I have done since my first music piece I have done by myself in 2014. Just only 2 days after, the second drop idea came. I just pitched the notes to different pitches so it sounds different, and so it did. I finished it on May 9, where between then and May 13, I tweaked some stuff here and there until it became the Strong Force song you here today. I renamed the unnamed song to Strong Force on May 12. That is pretty much the big story.


Every once in a while, I come back listening to Strong Force and wondering if I could travel back in time just to see how I made the song. Even though I have a lot more songs better than Strong Force now, Strong Force was mainly my big turning point for making music (yes, Truth 2 has a major part in this as well).

I am no longer a part of the CHIPS community as I have moved away from it because I had too much time on my hands with other things. I do appreciate the feedback I have gotten from them though. :)


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Posted by JordanKyser - March 30th, 2018


Sorry for being inactive for over 15 days. Usually, I would upload songs here weekly, but it has been around 2 weeks since I did my last song: https://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/795182



I have been doing a lot of music lately in the meantime, here is a list of what I have been working on:

1. NGAP15 A-BOT's THEME

This is a theme collaboration with @FGK2015, and it will be his last collaboration, because he is leaving. We will try to get this theme ready for NGAP15 hopefully within the date of April 21st.

2. CHIPS CACAOPHONY ENTRIES

I have one entry underway that is in the Chips Cacaophony Bonus Round 2. No further details on this song.

3. REMIX FOR TheFantasticZ (TRAPPED CHAPTER 3)

I have recently been talking to @TheFantasticZ about remixing one of his songs yesterday. The remix is not yet official on which song it will be, but it will be a future song he will be making. I also decided to make the remix the third song in Trapped.


Posted by JordanKyser - February 25th, 2018


@Awesomeology @DJRadiocutter @ELEPS44 @FGK2015 @Skiddle @Pellejonsson1 @TheFantasticZ @TheMajician @thVTA @tNava (or @Khateyus or @Kirefyx)

I was supposed to make this news post last week, but school got in the way. ;-;

Anyways, this post is about the Truth 3 megacollaboration, which I have decided to move straight to starting ASAP.

The MC have eleven (including myself) people working their parts. With eleven people, that means we will have five melodies and five drops plus an outro.

NOTE TO COLLABORATORS: IF YOU USE DISCORD, PM ME YOUR TAG AND WE CAN WORK THINGS OUT FROM THERE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE DISCORD, JUST PM ME YOUR PART WHEN FINISHED.

KEY SIGNATURE: Ab Major (4 flats: Bb, Eb, Ab, Db)
TEMPO: 140 BPM

MIDI FILE (for melodies; people doing drops are welcome): 
http://www.mediafire.com/file/uhalyla38k4c8on/Truth.mid 


TRUTH 3 MEGACOLLABORATION LIST:
Melody 1 - @FGK2015 - FINISHED
Drop 1 - @TheMajician
Melody 2 - @TheFantasticZ
Drop 2 - @DJRadiocutter
Melody 3 and Drop 3 - @Kirefyx and @Pellejonsson1
Melody 4 - @JordanKyser
Drop 4 - @ELEPS44
Melody 5 - @ShenronMusic
Drop 5 - @thVTA
Outro - @Skiddle


Posted by JordanKyser - January 15th, 2018


just realized that this time last month I was at 62 fans, and now I am at 79 fans, gaining 17 fans in one month. That is what I'd love to call an achievement! :D


Posted by JordanKyser - January 12th, 2018


If you are an unnoticed musician, then come on and participate!
 

This is a chance for all unnoticed musicians to take a part of! Even though I am an unnoticed musician as well, I still choose to stand out and help others.

COME ON AND ENTER THE CONTEST!


Posted by JordanKyser - December 23rd, 2017


I have had two reasons why I have had the extension for the Truth 3 MC contest:

  1. I have not had enough people to participate in the contest
  2. I will not have any spare time to listen to the contest entries

The new deadline for the MC contest is: February 20, 2018!

Don't forget to go here for the full information.


Posted by JordanKyser - December 21st, 2017


Truth 3 MC Contest Details
The contest needs just 4 more people to participate. (Click the image above for the contest information)

The only person not on the list to participate on the is @thVTA and I need just 4 more people to upload their songs. Don't forget to use the tag for your submissions: truth3mcsongentry.

If you are on the list mentioned in the contest information post, then you can choose to participate in the contest for a spot if you want to, but you will have your spot in the list as a past collaborator.


Posted by JordanKyser - December 2nd, 2017


So apparently, Xtrullor's Paradigm Shift somehow came of the featured audio and my song Drop It is first.

Where is Paradigm Shift?

First of all, I was not expecting Drop It to be featured at all, and I definitely was not expected it to be at the top. It reminded me of a crappy song I did called Dubstep Machine.

How did a crappy song like Dubstep Machine get featured?

Am I saying the two are similar? Likely, but not necessarily the case. Dubstep Machine got at least 440 plays in just 3 hours, and at least 200 more plays in the next 3 hours (that makes at least 640 plays in its first 6 hours). Drop It got at least 300 plays on its first day, and at least 650 plays on its first week. Dubstep Machine was rather done with minimal work, but Drop It took 25 hours to make.

My songs don't get featured as often as artists like DJVI (shown in the second image with "Like An Animal") or Zyzyx (shown in the first image with "Scars"), but I get shocked just to see it barely featured (like how "Skeleton Party" is). This is only the second time I have gotten a song with the top feature (and second top feature this year), but I have yet to get a song frontpaged.

I have gotten more than just these two songs featured, I have actually gotten quite a few songs featured. The problem being is that when my songs get featured, the ratings start to drop down like how a lot of usual unnoticed artists' songs are. Am I saying that I am unnoticed? Well, if you compare somebody like myself with around 70 fans to your usual artists like F-777 and Xtrullor who have at least 1,000 fans, then I am very much unnoticed.

The real reason I was shocked that this song is unlike the rest of my featured songs. It was not a collab (Dubstep Machine), remix (new Viking Arena remix, Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites by Skrillex, Alone by Marshmello), cover (none yet actually), nor remake (no remake yet, but I guess you can call my Alone remix a remake).

Sorry for making this sound like a big deal. It is just that I do feel shocked that a song of mine gets featured, but at the same time, it feels a bit boring because the usual trend I get with the songs after they get featured, but I am not totally mad about it either.