materializm rmx comp WIP - first attempt at some darker stuff

Lucidproduction

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ok well... the beat is really flat. it doesnt have any life to it as both the kick and snare are really weak.

the synth could work nicely i think but its hard to tell with this beat going on, the beat is the main thing u wanna make sound good if the beat doesnt sound good then nothing else is gonna sound good.
 

T Leaf

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i thought it was an interesting piece of work, but not dark enough for me :) come on groelle! I KNOW YOU GOT SICKER SIDE! :D

feed those synths with a lower set - lower by an octave (to fatten them up). maybe distort the set you got now with some ohm work (frohmage vst etc etc..) chorus them out a bit. i dont think flat is the right word for the beat imo. the hats/snare are wide enough for my ears. i just think that a punchier snare is needed. maybe keep the splashy one in the background slightly though - but a punchier one is needed.

clean up those bongo synths, make them cut out of the mix in the frequency territory. (sharp attack, less sharp decay envelope perhaps?) (y)
 

subprime

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Lifeless may be the word for the beat, perhaps, and for me I get that impression when the hats/cymbals are a little too robotic/machine-gun. Work on the dynamics of your tin ring dings. Few quiet notes, bit of humanisation.

And T-leaf said it about the synth. Way to high. It's good for a top layer, but you're missing the body of the sound, the power. More than likely an octave lower as suggested.

I have the Materializm site as a home page, but as yet haven't gotten on it. Might have a look again.
Over-all the first few bars were the most promising, but it wasn't dark enough after that.
 

Zeal

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locked....

intro fx are scary the hat sounds cheap tho get a nice bright ride in theer for intro

beats sound like they need quantising to me too


Still sounds quite jump uppy to me too, not what i would call dark tbh

good effort tho man, u got the general idea in there man

keep working it :)
 

groelle

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thanks zeal ;)

ill try to make it darker once i get round to work on this one a bit more.

thanks again for all the feedback! much appreciated.
 
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