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Death Minute in Duodecimal ~ Regicide Demonica

track cover

track cover

Tags: BK

By Tee-vee ( Bandcamp , SoundCloud , YouTube , Twitter , External (teevee.neocities.org) ).
Cover art by Monckat ( External (monckat.com) ).
Released 12/19/2021.
Duration: 5:27.

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Tracks that Death Minute in Duodecimal ~ Regicide Demonica references:

Artist commentary:

Tee-vee:

I was listening to Demetori as I usually do and once thought "What if the source material for their arrangements wasn't Touhou ?" and of course the first thing that came to my mind was Homestuck, so I thought I could actually run with the idea ! Rex Duodecim Angelus in all it's dark neo-classical glory seemed like the perfect track to arrange in this style, though I only kept the original melodies and ideas from it so I wouldn't have to go down a rabbit hole of character themes that could derail the intent of the arrangement. The ending section is inspired by another IP entirely (if you can guess what it is I did a fine enough job), but it seemed appropriate given the context. Very happy with how it turned out! Also the title is pretty long winded but I wanted to fit the Touhou/Demetori naming format haha.

Monckat:

Tried my best to create something as complex and intimidating as the track itself. The idea here was for the art to initially seem like random organic noise, with the Black King only popping into view on a closer look. Originally I was planning on using a lot more shading on this, some gradients and blur/glow effects too maybe. But I ultimately found it was more striking to restrict myself to only two colors. I like the idea that this is simultaneously my simplest track art in terms of color range and my most complex in terms of detail.

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