Instrumental hip hop.

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by Ritual, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. Ritual

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    Yo! i still lurk around here .... Some D&B standard critique would be safe as fuck.. hip hop heads are not quite as on the ball.... have a listen




    I'VE JUST SET THIS TO FREE DOWNLOAD! ENJOY!
     
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    Can't help production-wise but as a listener the beat is lovely!
     
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  3. Ritual

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    cheers dude :)
     
  4. d-low

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    wow lovely. string section is so dreamy :)
     
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  5. Ritual

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    thankyou kind sir! ..... im bored of the arrangement/variation but it's written for an Mc so i've got to keep it fairly simple!
     
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    Beautiful sample. Remids me a bit of Danny Breaks downtempo tracks.
     
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  7. Ritual

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    safe mate..... Constructive criticism anyone!??!?! ?!? drums/mixdown ... anything?!
     
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    I can second this :) A little Dilla vibe in there too.

    Very '90s feel to it production-wise. I can't give too much saying technical-wise, tho w/ headphones on one of the string sections and the bell sounds sound very heavy panned to one side. Granted my headphones aren't the best.

    That's all I can say on that front. Nice tune.
     
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  9. Ritual

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    nice one dude! i love 90's hip hop :)

    it's not you're headphones! the string & bell are panned to opposite sides. maybe a tad too much?!

    thanks again!
     
  10. Norax

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    Beautiful :) Personally I don't see a problem with the panning of strings/bell, did miss some sort of sub-bass though. Besides that, very well done :D
     
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    Thankyou! :) yeah i like the panning! there is a sub in there somewhere.. a deep tone layered with the kick in places.. & a higher tone at the end of some bars.. pretty random... i'll have a look at it ! :doge:
     
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    drums sound a tad dry and 'seperate' from the sample, maybe due to the panning. also could use some extra bass on the sample (imo)

    apart from that it's really nice, could definitely hear someone like talib kweli rhyming over this
     
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    Cheers dude ! I'd fucking love to have talib kweli going hard on this! haha ! yeah i feel you on the drums... i might try some subtle reverb on my drum buss. you're 100% right with the bass. it needs looking at big time! thanks again!
     
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    Nice groove : ), was very enjoyable to listen to.
     
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    Beautiful instrumental man, great job !
     
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    Big Up's! :0
     
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    That'd be ill. I'd like to hear Flying Lotus try to rap to a beat like this; not his usual style but hey, new things.
     
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    I've just set this to free download ! ENJOY! !! ! ! ! !!