Drum & Bass 785 7 Neurofunk 174 BPM

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by pattycake, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. pattycake

    pattycake Member

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    Need some fresh ears on mixing, I'm wondering if the drums are too loud and bass maybe to quiet. Intro too long/too quiet? Also any feedback welcome cheers!


     
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    you can see from the waveform that the intro is way too quiet! then once it drops all that I can really hear is the drums!
     
  3. pattycake

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    Yeah updated it a bit how does it sound now?

     
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    its cool, I like the drums you've got going on. I think the bassline could do with more automation on the cutoff freq though to add some interest to the sound.
     
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    Link isn't working for me mate :/
     
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    Oh god I must be tired, missed the other post lol.

    Imma get to it then! The bassline got a nice crust to it, but I got to say that it needs some modulation as howitzer said. Also try blending some other elements aswell, small stabs or something just so you can get a contrast to the main bass. Find the gaps and stick stuff in there!
     
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    Thanks for feedback updated a bit more.

     
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    Oh man those stab/pad morphing things are sexy, drums could use work, 'specially the snare. Maybe some more cool morphy layers for that bass. You should definitely keep working on this, it's very cool.
     
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    yeah for me the drums need to hit like a million times harder! really enjoying the basses and other sounds here, but the beat does not sound cohesive to me. i would think either adding compression or tweaking existing settings could help, but some of those drum samples sound like they might not be quite enough. really cool sounding overall though, looking forward to a final/later version.
     
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    this needs a badass black woman on it.... with some serious delay vocals.
     
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    Thanks for feedback! I think I've got the drums sounding better, i know there a plenty of things that I'm going to improve on mix wise ( too much stereo spread, etc) but today I'm just adding more sounds/ trying to build more of an arrangement. Please more thoughts! Also I really need serious thoughts on bass(s) and how I've mixed them.

     
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    More improvements I hope!


     
  14. equilibrium

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    this NEEDS a seriously dirty electro bass/dnb bass fucking with it.
     
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    dude by the way this is fucking awesome.
     
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    I've listened through this now 10 times in a row and this is serious quality man. It's dirty and melodic... it's hard but do you think you might sing on it yourself? Seriously love this, I want you to make it.

    EDIT: I'd buy your record if you stuck with it. stuff like this is exactly what I like to listen to. Those drums are just so hard, and its seriously intelligently structured. cheers man this is one of my all time favorite new talent posts.
     
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  17. spyre

    spyre sample all the things

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    The first chord stab pad thing sounds great
     
  18. pattycake

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    thanks! I think i've got way to much to learn production wise to start singing but i have been writing lyrics, i'd rather work with a professional vocalist after all you cant compete with the hours they must put in!
     
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    Nice! btw how did u make the synth stab 0:50-0:53 ? i mean not teh stab itself but the movement thing from stabby to a bit sustained filtered up thingy?
     
  20. equilibrium

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    Nice man - I know a lot of the huge pop producers sing and record demos and give them to their vocalists. Something to think about, hope it helps!