I need help

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by IV4, Jun 10, 2015.

  1. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    I need some fresh ideas to finish this track. Can any body help me?
     
  2. smoothassilk

    smoothassilk Active Member

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    A melody. An actual proper melody that's 4 or 8 bars long and fits with the chords implied by the bassline. Or at the very least a melodic hook.
    Probably played on piano, but not definitely...
     
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  3. wingz

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    i think some subtle midrange growls and filter movements could fill it out quite well. i like the atmosphere
     
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  4. j.ez

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    I like "jungle" it has a nice heavy drum beat, maybe add some mid/high range whispy airy pad that come floats in and elevates a bit.
     
  5. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Do you think you could do it or at least make an attempt?
     
  6. mr meh

    mr meh Well-Known Member

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    Yeah what wingz said. Also after the first 16 bars of the drop, start switching the percussion up to keep things interesting.

    Not sure about a melody here, I think it would be easy to ruin this track if you get the melody wrong.
     
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    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    All about adding contrast to the elements that are there, like some ear candy. You've got lots of nice rolling bass so some higer mid range growls like Wingz said would divert the attention
     
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