Freek - Crazies (Jumpup)

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by Freek, May 3, 2010.

  1. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    New one up on the player. Something dark and evil!! Hoping this one gets a release with melting point.
    Let me know what u think.

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    04/05/2010
    updated the soundcloud audio now
    http://soundcloud.com/djfreek/freek-crazies
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  2. EvezDroppin

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

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    very evil yes. just dnt like the overuse to that distorted yah effect. btu otherwise it is a heavy track... sounds like metal really haha
     
  3. Muta

    Muta Hologram

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    The Yah deff. sounds too over powering, and the overall thing sounds a bit bizzy and out of controll to me, but that might just be a matter of taste.
    Not saying I could do it better tho =p haha.
     
  4. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    Ha, yeah the bass sounds like a metal vocalist growling away. I like it. The bass is a bit loud, and the drums could be a bit more distorted or dirty to match the bass?

    It's certainly different than what I was expecting! Nice.
     
  5. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    Cheers for giving it a listen guys! Some good comments there. yea definately needs work on the mixdown to let the bass sit in the mix a bit more. and ill change the sub to an octave down i think. hahah i know what u mean about it sounding metal. i think its the open hats that give it that metal beat so i might bring up the rolling cymbals abit more to give it a more drumstep feel. Nice one peeps
     
  6. Muta

    Muta Hologram

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    Now i come to think of it, It reminds me of Tomba somewhat, But then with a faster beat haha.

    Tomba - Choke on Coke

    Also sounds very metal-ish haha. (dubstep tho.)
     
  7. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    i recon this would sound alot better if the bass wasnt so overpowering it completely drowns out the drums.
    fix that ill have another listen an tell u what i think
     
  8. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    hmmm... well by the name i was expecting good tings, working on a 'crazies' tune myself (using samples from the original 70's version no les)! really like the intro, although i thought all the 'sounds of mayhem' could have been louder in the mix?

    but then the drop, i was expecting some pure filth but it just went to a bitcrush sound... in my opinion it's a cop out? few people can get good things from that BC sound... like prestige for example

    i personally hate it... so my opinion of the track is biased i guess!

    sorry to be so brutal, but thats my opinion!
     
  9. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    Have worked on it a bit, have put that bline back into the mix so everything is a lot clearer now. will upload some audio later if i get a chance. cheers for giving it a listen man!

    Yea each to there own mate, i love the bc sound, its my jumpup style. def a love it or hate it style. sorry to hear you dont like. Cheers for giving it a listen though mate.
     
  10. groelle

    groelle Well-Known Member

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    yeah. doesnt sound bad at all. but yeah, bass is drowning out the drums a bit or theyre just too low in the mix and im agreeing that you have to work on that bitcrushed bassline a bit more. its a bit too much imo. bring in another sound or different variations of that sound to keep it more interesting and make it less annoying. good work tho.
     
  11. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    don't be sorry mate, intro was seriosly sick in concept (just needs better down mixing imo) and i will never be converted to the bit crush sound! (thats a lie, i have even used it in a track!)
     
  12. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    anyone had a listen to the new edit??
     
  14. Neomind

    Neomind Too many skulls!">:O

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    me's did.
    Don't really like the production on this one. The drums are almost missing in the mix! =( and the wobyoy is too high.
    Also there's no stereo going on, no bits to let the listener interested in the song.
    Note: I hate halfstep/drumstep as much as possible.
     
  15. Muta

    Muta Hologram

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    Sounds better yes :3 I do agree that there needs to be some panning in it, prehaps in the intro(?). (diggin' it btw) liking the wobbles as they are now, drums could be a tad louder tho. (just to get the drums stand out a little more :3 ) Not really havin to say anything on it otherwise haha.