If Minecraft was a Rhythm Game | Sub Urban – Cradles

I spent over 100 hours creating this Minecraft world synchronized to the beat of Cradles by Sub Urban. My goal was to make this the most complex Beat Craft video I’ve ever made. Trickshots, redstone, parkour, explosions, it’s got it all. Surprisingly, I was able to get a full take through the entire map without any mistakes.

This video was not sponsored, but if you would like to support me and join the villager party (as shown at the end of the video) here is a link to my Patreon page:

World download link is available there as well. (You don’t need to be a member to download, it’s free for everyone)

A peak behind the scenes:
Sometimes I wonder if I am being inefficient when I put multiple days of work into something that will only be on screen for a few seconds. For example, the text reveal at the beginning seems like it should be simple and straightforward. Just drop some walls of sand to show the lyrics and you’re done right? Turns out sand falls too slowly to reveal the words in time as the minecart passes by. Okay, let’s rip that out and just use the create mod to flip up some flaps and reveal the words instead. Another problem, the Minecraft render engine doesn’t immediately do visual block updates after a certain distance. Some of the words are too far from the minecart. Finally, by the third iteration, I discovered a trick to keep the text large, at a distance, and reveal instantly. While updating block data from a distance isn’t immediately visible, updating entity data can be. Using the create mod, I activated cart assemblers before the player exists the nether tunnel at the start. This converts all the text blocking linear chassis into entities off camera. When the player exits the tunnel, I release the minecarts, dropping these massive walls of entities away to reveal the text. Iterations like this are frequent in my design process.

Recorded in Forge Version 34.1.0
Shader Used: BSL v7.1.04.1 for Minecraft Java Edition
Create Mod:

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140 Comments

  1. HOW IN THE GODS SAKE HE PERFORM IT VERY PERFECT

  2. BRO this is one of my favorite songs and the ending was INSANE keep up the good work man!! You put in way to much effort in these vids for us!! the timing is perfect!! the redstone is perfect!! everthing about this was perfect!!

  3. 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  4. This guy is an absolute legend, especially for his insane aiming

  5. Steve's fever dream realized

  6. its so freaking complicated I can't even tell whats going on half the time.

  7. Now this is a ting that i called C R E A V I T Y

  8. at around 2:50 it actually looks like he was slow jump just like the song. Love your work! Keep it up!

  9. Ummm……….can you make part 5 with a another that’s a little lesss……….

    Ominous??😥

  10. Вау! Это фантастика!

  11. We'll do roses now, now I need the red sword, No red sword, Redstone Torch will do

  12. The fact that they get a personal villager is great

  13. That was insanely incredible. You are amazing.

  14. Holy balls your amazing and those skills brother

  15. Hard work , I like the actions you do in every single beat keep it up

  16. I like this song but you re the pro is ever

  17. I’m telling you that this guy’s better than dream; doing more and better clutches and his godly aim; how he fell, pulled out that crossbow from the chest and shot a bullseye. How could he not be better?

  18. Lets take a moment to think about how he did this so smoothly though😂😂😂

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