Exploding Man - Juke Jam

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by ExplodingMan, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. ExplodingMan

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    Ez fam, would be curious to know what you think of this bit I've been playing around with recently, something a bit different.




    Any comments good or bad are very welome.

    Much love.
     
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    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Sounding good thus far. I'm digging your percussion sequencing at the beginning. Would like to hear a new sound placed around :30, maybe a downer or crash FX of some kind.

    The vocal sample that starts at :51 is strong! It really helps out the vibe of the tune.

    I really like the foundation you've started here, the track has real potential. If you're looking for advice as to what else to add, maybe some instances of a modulated, extremely heavy bass sound(s) that are really simple in terms of sequence, but are heavily modulated/automated for some movement–maybe something like this (first track)? I think a dramatically contrasting element like that would really add some crazy character with the tune.

    Nice work man!
     
  3. ExplodingMan

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    Hey, thanks for the comments, they are really helpful! I could perhaps try something with 'heavy modulated bass' but to be honest i kind of try and avoid that vibe to some extent because there are so many producers who can do it a lot better than me.

    I can appreciate the comment about adding a sound at 0.30, the intro is a tad sparse.

    Thanks again for the comments man, big up.
     
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    All good man, Keep banging at it!

    Cheers.
     
  5. ExplodingMan

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    I like the intro. I am getting alot of clipping on my end with the bass. I wish the bass did more. Lost in sound hit the nail on the head with advice.
     
  7. ExplodingMan

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    Thanks for the reply man, that's interesting about the clipping, it sounds fine through my set up, what speakers are you listening through just out of interest?
     
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    I listen through my head phones. And then thru my boes that I use as monitors. Right now through my computer speakers it sounds just like an extented bass drum. In fact it sounds nice. So I think.... I'm not sure what I think, different speakers run differently? Any way on two of three sound systems I have to listen to I get clipping noises. Just a heads up.
     
  9. ExplodingMan

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    Hmmm, ok, ill probably just scrap this one at some point anyway. Cheers for that man!