Another Song feedback appreciated

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  1. duckstep

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    As per usual any feedback is appreciated, even harsh one. Cheers.
     
  2. troublemakers

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    Is there is a reason why you got the shuffle panned all the way to left? and lmao at bubs from The Wire!!
     
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    Listening on headphones I can't hear anything panned all the way left man

    Yeah not a bad tune man :) Perhaps work on the mixdown a bit? The bass seems a touch loud but the mixdown isn't awful by any means! Cool sounds you used
     
  4. nusphere

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    Interesting track, Quite nice really! The bass certainly needs some surgical EQing on the low mids to allow the percussion to come through along with some sidechaining from the kick/snare. I really like the vocal sample, perhaps you could have a pause for maybe half a bar, after the statement about holding on to grief, before you dive into the main section. The pause could end with a reverse crash or kick to lead into the drop for more impact.
     
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  5. duckstep

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    Updated op with slightly updated version.

    Thanks for the feedback and tips.

    Lowered volume of bass and opened up the snare frequence so it could get through better. Also added a quick white noise sweep followed by 2 fast kicks and a reversed cymbal pre drop.

    The shuffle was steroized but moved it to center now and left rest of break/hihats steroized, i could give the breaks a bit more mixdown to make them stand out more but i think it sounds allright as it is now, you can hear they are there but its more of a background element.

    Only thing that feels ass now is when i look at the spectrum as the song play and 0-300 hz is higher than the remaining. Even if i increase/decrease to make up for it it doesnt sound very good :(
     
  6. droesler

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    Your drums need some velocity changes, the snare sounds fake as it is. Also work on the percussion- the high hats and whatnot are lacking in shuffle (probably more velocity changes and just cutting a few hits out here and there). Maybe layer a high-passed drum loop over the top to give it more interest. Also use some filter modulation on that mid bass its flat as a pancake atm.
     
  7. duckstep

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    How do you mean the snare sounds fake, mind specifing so i can improve? I'll have a look at the velocity thanks.
     
  8. nusphere

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    The pause could be longer still. It sound a bit rushed atm.
     
  9. troublemakers

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    I agree, you got your kick punching through, i like the natural snare...