Drum & Bass Howitzer - Ruckus

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by Howitzer, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. Howitzer

    Howitzer Active Member

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    Ez All,

    I made some new sounds!



    I'm getting to grips with gableton and a few of my plugins now, I think the sound turned out as I wanted, the arrangement could be a little more spicy I guess though.
    Regardless, let me know your thoughts! :)
     
  2. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    Nice man... sub feels a little messy maybe? Drums are nice a clean if a little bit too repetative. From the drop to breakdown gets boring. Needs a bit more variation. Break down and build is nice.
     
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    Thanks for the comments man, im taking them on board for the next tune. I'm finding it really hard to go back into songs once I've finished them! hehe
     
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    Funny, I completely have an opposite opinion. The main part is really cool and twisted imo. A bit more quality in mixdown and it would be a pretty fat tune :D What bugs me is the intro and the break, that's just random soundscapes. If I was doing this tune I'd put some pads in there, playing a few chords. Just to give it a bit contrast before the drop.

    So far my 2c :D
     
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    Thanks for the feedback man :)
    How would you improve on the mixdown & what are you listening to it on?
    Ive just got a set of new D5 monitors & a sub, my sub might not be correctly tuned though.
     
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    Just listening on headphones at the moment. It doesn't sound too bad but it feels a bit muddy. Midrange is lacking clarity imo. Sorry I can't help more with this, struggling with this kind of stuff myself ;)
    Still, I can imagine if you'd play it out loud on a club system it would do the job. The right energy is there.
     
  7. Howitzer

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    Nice one man, I'll get it on a few different systems and critically assess it again :)