Drum & Bass Modern - Soldier On (Quantum DnB remix comp) Draft

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by modern, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. modern

    modern Member

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    So, this is what I have so far, been working on it for a few days now. The mix may be bad, but I'm struggling with that on this because there is a lot of aspects and some things I've never even done before. Still got some work to do, but yeah. Let me know what you think so far.

    So, hopefully you like it. And, thanks for feedback if you so graciously take the time. Cheers.


    Edit:

    I have reuploaded a 2nd edit of it with, hopefully, better mixing and mastering.

     
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  2. Skuff

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    Kicks too loud and snares too quiet :rolf

    In all seriousness that's not too bad mate, although I'm not keen on some of the notes you've chosen for the main synth/bassline.. Just don't blend well with the vocals for me..
     
  3. Scrapped

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    I really dig this modern! Great use of vocals and midrange bass. I understand you are still working on the mix so It's cool.


    Great progression man. I would mix/master it yourself and see how it turns out! :mr_cool:
     
  4. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Pretty good so far.
     
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  6. nukleamojo

    nukleamojo Producer & Blogger Super Joshi

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    Getting someone else to mix or master it is absolutely not cheating.

    The vocal is really cool but I'm not sure about the bass synth. It may just be my headphones but there seems to be very little bottom end. Mostly mid.

    I'm using normal bb headphones 2day btw.
     
  7. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Good start. The drums are sounding proper, will definitely sound a bit better once you've tidied them up a bit. The sequencing/automation on the bassline are quite nice, though I'd like another bass sound thrown into the mix to switch things up a bit.

    For me personally, I would like that vocal to cut through the mix a bit more. To add, maybe chop up the vocal a little be for some glitchy-type noise.

    Just my .02. I'm digging it overall.
     
  8. modern

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    2nd edit is up guys, let me know what you think now.

    Thanks for all the feedback. Highly, highly appreciated. :)

    Rep for all, once I figure out how to rep :lol:
     
  9. spyre

    spyre sample all the things

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    Try turning the dry/wet down on the reverb on the snare
     
  10. modern

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    fixed