Kill Joy - Lynx

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by Phat_Sam, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    OK... started this earlier today.



    Not amazingly happy with the bassline or drop but in terms of catchyness, waddya think of the piano and pads.

    Also... I'mm whack a vocal in there at some point too.

    Also... I've started changing my technique in terms of drum work and mixdown. Is it working? How does it sound?

    Thanks a bunch guys cheers thank you please.
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  2. horace111

    horace111 My name is Jago (HYQXYZ)

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    Woah, Intro sounds really great, lot's of variation , good melodies and nice drums. I don't know why you're unsure about the drop because it fits in really nicely and I like the bassline a lot.
    I don't think I've ever listened to one of your tunes before, but the mixdown sounds great on my end.
    Keep up the good work!
     
  3. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Yeah I'm liking the intro dude, nice and melodic.

    Drumwork sounds good, albeit a little simple. Mixdown sounds fairly clean too. Maybe push your pad work a little to the back of the mix. All good tho dude.
     
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    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys. :)

    Pads are a tad too loud then?

    Yeah I'm gonna vary the drums up a bit when I do my next mixdown.

    Thanks guys! Anyone else?
     
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    ManuForti Detached Audio

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    production on this sounds great really crisp drums and i think that b lines sick, as said drums need variation but theyre nice all the same
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    I dont really think the pad is too loud, more like it sounds to sit at the front of the mix, maybe try pushing it back a little by slightly mono'ing the sound (only slightly tho)
     
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    I dig it! the bassline could use some moar work and moar variation and the pad that comes in at 2:10 is a little akward. The piano is too loud but it sounds like you already knew that ;) drums need some work but all in all its a great start for 1 days worth of work, could be a sweet tune when finished!
     
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    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    yeah like it man
     
  11. luciduk

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    nice work man. nice rolling break in there... liking the intro pads. think the bass line could be more complex, not sure its working with just those 2 notes needs a little something to keep it interesting, all the other elements sounds great :)
     
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    Cheers mate. (y)

    Yeah I' gonna work on the bassline. Bit boring init. Mixdown and all other elements cool though?
     
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    Great intro man:) nice little piano u got there:) liking the drums and pad sounding good, abit boring bassline ye
     
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    Cheers Fishy!
     
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    yea its good vibe man just switch that bass up mayb bring the mid out could be a badman
     
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    Cheers bro. You recon some FX or some weird shit in the background would make it a bit more listenable?
     
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    Drums sound awesome... KD and SD are nice... although the SD sounds like it could be a DB louder and it wouldn't hurt anything (just my ears though).

    The Bass is not working for me at all. The patch is cool but only for 'sub layering' imo... I wouldn't use it stand alone the way you have. It could definitely benefit from a Mid Range Layer or two to give it more presence and character in the Mix.

    2:10 - that Pad/Lead would be a lot cooler with some kind of modulation on it... some filter sweeps at a minimum would breath some life into imo. The Piano that accompanies it is nice and works well.


    :finishit:
     
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    i think your main problem here is the bass. its got a sub, and its got a high, but no real mids and far too simple to sound attractive.. just that bass... everything else is superb
     
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    Nice, I like the piano.
     
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    Thanks guys! All taken on bored and I'll make a good one now :D