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tewky1

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Maybe strip the beeps down a bit, and segway them into the break? Build the breakdown around the beeps to the 2nd drop?

Nice bassline you have going so far, rolling!
 

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Bass sounds nice. Beeps sound fine to me. It is the kicks that sounding bad. A bit too much of a deep kick push the kick high a bit more. I know it still is a WIP but I thought I still tell you. Overall great vibe and keep on working on it. :)
 

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cheers for the feedback guys. think ill push the beeps back 2 bars.

Menonsance, do you think the kick lacks high end then? i was pretty happy with the kick :/
 

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Maybe too long for an intro.. At 1:07, the track is overdue to lift off, but only the bleeps appear, conveying uncertainty about the further progress..
So I'd introduce the bleeps earlier and then continue with the build-up straightforward.
 
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Maybe too long for an intro.. At 1:07, the track is overdue to lift off, but only the bleeps appear, conveying uncertainty about the further progress..
So I'd introduce the bleeps earlier and then continue with the build-up straightforward.
Agreed. For this kind of track the intro should be a little shorter, maybe trim it down to around the 0:50-0:55 second mark and then set up for the drop (if there is one) and then get the track going proper. In fact the bit around 0:47 would be a good point to start cutting the intro down and bringing the track in full imo.

I do like it quite a bit tho. There's a nice controlled energy to it so far and nothing seems jarringly out of place. Can't wait to hear the finished version.
 

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cheers for the insight guys, the drop is at 22 seconds lol. maybe theres not enough emphasis on that, the beeps were going to be a bar just before the drop progresses. ill have a play around and add more
 

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the way you layer percussion & hats is so amazing, wish i could do it that well, really struggling with it. very big tune man, reckon you should send it out when it's finished
 

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Have you made some changes already? I'm sure this is sounding better than the other day, or maybe I'm just in a different mood lol. Drums are pretty sweet. I like the beeps when they come in.
 
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Sounding better bud; I don't know if you have a pad chord loop or sequence worked out for it yet, but maybe that could serve as an introductory intermission about after where this preview ends, w/ the obvious transitions of course. Then bringing the beat in again or something along those lines.

It'd be good for a bit more variety, but it's only one dude's opinion. Keep it up :)
 
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<Sigh> Sometimes I really do regret signing up via Facebook; if anyone can help me change my username that'd be cool. My real name just isn't producer-cool xD.

Speaking on the track, I didn't quite notice or appreciate the percussive work going on here until now. I think w/e melodic chords you're putting in, they could be patterned somewhat off the percussion elements, not every track needs big sweeping pads xD. Percussion is one of my big snafus @tm; I know there are tricks to it but for the time being it'll just be down to trial and error.
 

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cheers for the feedback guys, percussion just comes with trial and error man, one thing might sound wank on its own, but with a few others it can work. keep trying!
 

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ive added some more fx and percussion bits to this now, any more feedback would be great. not sure weather to strip the breakdown down completely with a no-drums section or just keep the beats rolling. any input would be great!
 
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