Drum & Bass [Drumstep] W3st- Choke (liquid to heavy drumstep)

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by W3st, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. W3st

    W3st Unsigned DnB Producer

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    Hey guys, wrapping up another tune, thought I'd post it here to get some feedback as always :D

    Hope you enjoy this one from me, its another dnb to drumstep mix, I really like my halftime switch ups :)

    Went back to my roots on this one and put in some piano work... every song could use a little piano!

    Comment/fav if you like. Cheers!

     
  2. EvezDroppin

    EvezDroppin how to change name,......

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    i quite like it man, think u could add some more life to your drums tho, brighten up the snare... more percussion,,, so its rolling a bit better
     
  3. W3st

    W3st Unsigned DnB Producer

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    Thanks for the tips evez, guess im a fan of plastic snares so i avoid that hi end snap but I added some. Took your advice about the percussion and layered some hipassed breaks.. it sounds much better!

    Anyways heres the update, lemme know what you guys think now"

     
  4. Gaborik

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    I really liked, I think it needs littlebit more subbass or it's my headphones :p But very melodic and I love that ! :)
     
  5. EvezDroppin

    EvezDroppin how to change name,......

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    better man, think its ur choice of samples drumwise like the bass alot and the melodies drums just arent up to scratch yet, not far off tho mate
     
  6. W3st

    W3st Unsigned DnB Producer

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    My snares have gone through a series of resampling to get that netsky-esque punch but I'll keep at them. Any advice on how to make them better? Im so used to them being played in my song that I feel really biased towards their sound.

    Thanks for the help so far guys!

    Cheers.
     
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    I really like this, i think you have to turn up the kick a bit tho'
    can't see anything else that can be improved, really good job!
     
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    W3st Unsigned DnB Producer

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    Cool thanks Viktor, I'm really pushing to have this be my most well made track overall. Primarily because this is the first track I've ended up with a good mixdown...

    Any advice on the snares? Most listeners haven't been big fans of it. I'm guessing because there isn't really any high end "snap" to it. Any advice here would be greatly appreciated.

    With that said, I'll work on the kicks.

    Cheers mate