Drum & Bass First atmospheric dnb track!

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by ramsesdr, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. ramsesdr

    ramsesdr New Member

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    Greetings guys and gals!
    As you can tell, I'm new to this forum (from today) and I would like to grab this opportunity to share my first track with you dnb fans.
    Little info in advance :
    - sounds of atmospheric / intelligent dnb
    - its the first track I've ever made so I'm sure it needs a lot of improvement.
    - Its not mastered yet because I've got no idea how to.
    - critique, whether that be positive or negative is highly appreciated!

    Enjoy listening and thanks for your time!

     
  2. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Well there are a lot of pretty soundscapes in there, and it's not bad at all for a first track. I would not worry about getting tracks mastered for a long time. Just work on your mixing skills. Also I think the break should be in the first drop too. The other drums sound weak and dull.
     
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  3. changerltd

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    Sounds are on point!

    Drums need work tho

    Keep at it and youll be creating stormers in no time
     
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  4. ramsesdr

    ramsesdr New Member

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    Thanks for the replies so far guys!

    I've been checking out guides about mixing and I realize that I can increase the quality of the track A LOT just by properly mixing it!
    Thanks for pointing that out to me ;)
     
  5. djdizzy

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    i'd have the amen come in well before the 5 minute mark but that's just my opinion. it sounds great, like IV4 said the soundscapes are wonderful. i agree just work on your mixing and do some compression and limiting to get it louder. you don't have to squash it, especially with a song like this you want to keep the dynamics, but it could use a dash of compression and limiting.

    if you really want to go throwback to 90's atmospheric dnb (and that's the vibe i'm getting which i mean as a high compliment), then do some edits with the drums. i like the arrangement you did with the amen but what i mean is chop them up more and add different breaks that very briefly interrupts the amen.
     
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    djdizzy Active Member

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    if you really want the atmospheric dnb vibe then you might want to add a 808 melody (in the style of good looking records stuff or adam f's circles) for sub bass.
     
  7. Leemodnb

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    Nice sounds, like the other guys said, it's just getting used to mixing those drums.