Mantis - Outer Reaches

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by marcelkennard, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. marcelkennard

    marcelkennard Storms comin in Annie

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    any feedback welcome, sorry for posting in the wrong section previously :)
     
  2. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Nice little roller you got here mate. Moves along smoothly but theres something about them drums that just doesnt sit right for me, and I cant put my finger on what it is........I think they sound too......midrange......I dunno....but it's really bugging me. I think if they had a bit more low end behind the kick and snare it would fill the track out more and make it heavier.

    Great overall vibe though.
     
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    I like atmosphere. I like almost whole song except snare.
     
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    subprime Dysjoint

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    Sounding tight on headphones. Like the bass.
     
  5. marcelkennard

    marcelkennard Storms comin in Annie

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    Thanks, interesting to hear this about the drums. Has anyone got any other ideas on what might make the drums sound better? I personally thought they sounded quite good because they sit above the bass- frequency wise, maybe I could attempt to give them more low end but I think it might muddy the bass a bit too much
     
  6. Rezonate

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    Some nice sounds in there :) Try playing around with the pitch and tone of the kick and snare samples think that might do the trick on the drums

    God work!
     
  7. marcelkennard

    marcelkennard Storms comin in Annie

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    Thanks alot for the advice on the pitching, will have to have a fiddle
     
  8. vickvega

    vickvega Mr. Blonde

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    perhaps layering another hit behind it - not even snare - just something with enuff low end on it - then just drop out the unwanted freq might work for you
     
  9. 3YEZ

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    Very nice track. Personally, I just think the intro could benefit with a couple of small drops of bass to make it slightly easier to break in. Hope that helped. :)
     
  10. marcelkennard

    marcelkennard Storms comin in Annie

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    I see what you mean, so basically, the main thing is to try and get a bit more low end with the snare right??? I'm gonna revisit the snare later on today when I have some more time, cheers though my friend
     
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    underspawn Headz Roll

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    Nice1, would love to hear more of the synth starting @ 0:50
     
  12. Balthazaar

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    Good stuff,sounds tight,personaly i like snare it just fits in tune,instead try to make kick sound more beefier,but again if you listen everybody's oppinion you will end up nowhere.It is all about taste:slayer:
     
  13. vickvega

    vickvega Mr. Blonde

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    yes - more low freq - just dont overload it - try some diffrent things - i find i f we have drums that lack in some freq ranges - most times more drums are not the answer- but some hits that add just the specific freq needed
    hope this helps