Drum & Bass My first Ableton project - New Day

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by Skuff, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. Skuff

    Skuff Well-Known Member

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    Right, here it is.. A clip of my first track in Ableton after making the switch from Reason.. All idea's and feedback appreciated, but be gentle with me.. :D




    After a bit of thought, and some feedback, i've added a different Bass, so would appreciate some feedback on which works better.. :rolf:

     
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  2. junglistguy2221

    junglistguy2221 Drum & Bass Producer

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    everything sounds spot on besides the bass when it drops, really like 1.39 onwards, some really good sounds. i think if you experiment with a different bassline then it'll be a great track, nice work!

    is it worth trying ableton then? because i use reason currently
     
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    Thanks man.. Tbh i wasn't sure on the wobble either, but it's my first time using Massive, so i slightly tweaked a preset.. Later on in the track i actually fade it down to half volume, and it sounds loads better, so i may do that for the whole track..

    Also i've only ever used Reason until now, and i do love it, but i'm beginning to see the benefit's of using Ableton, especially for audio manipulation etc.. So def worth a look mate.. I make a lot of adverts for people, and if we manage to do the vocals in one take, it can become a bit of a pain listening to the whole vocal clip just to add random fx, and making sure they are in the right place.. Although i think they've sorted that in Reason 6 by adding the audio now.. Still in two minds whether to buy it, but i'm warming to the idea of using some classic VST's for the first time
     
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    Added another version with a different bass, replacing the wobble
     
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    Yeah sounds great to me. The second bass is more subtle which fits the track better. I don't think the pan on the piano sound improves the track though
     
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    Thanks mate, tbh any major piano panning wasn't intentional, so I must of pressed something I shouldn't of :D and where I've been in there all day my tired ears didn't pick up on it
     
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    I like the piano. All the sounds are great to my ear.