My new track. Have a listen and if you enjoy it let me know!

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by TinnitusD&B, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. TinnitusD&B

    TinnitusD&B Member

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    I haven't properly finished it but i thought i'd post it any way. Enjoy!

     
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  2. Quotec

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    I love track arrangement and design, got potential mate! Bass works pretty well and a vocal sample is kinda funny and appropriate for this tune. One thing I am generally very critical about in any dnb track is the energy of the drums. Unfortunately these drums here are non-existent. Few tips how you could go around this issue:
    1)Bring bass down by a great amount
    2)Bring up the volume on both kick and snare
    3)Sidechain both to bass
    4)Find a great kick and snare samples, you see great drums are approx 90% sample choice, aim for solid punch at 200-250hz for snare and approx 90-100hz punch for kick(these are peaks of them, if you don´t have a frequency analyzer, get one, SPAN is free and generally works well, stick it on a master and see what is the frequency content of samples you use)
    5)Boost a little(max 3dB, let´s not go extreme) in the peaks for snare and kick
    6)Add a little bit of distortion on snare(tube or tape)

    After these steps you should have a better flow and energy for your tune. As I hear and feel, kick should be the main element in this track so bring it forth. Hope that helps!
     
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    i wasn't expecting that cheers mate. I'll have a play around with a few samples and change them and repost. I regards to what you mentioned the peaks on kick and snare are in the right regions but its a poor choice of sample on my part (can you recommend any good sample packs?) there is a bit of side chaining to the bass but didn't want to over do it (another poor choice). Thanks again mate
     
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    Yeah you are welcome mate!

    I personally love drums from BHK selection(should be free, great for neurofunk and heavier stuff) and also I discovered lately a really great Luthatron single hits sample pack(search the internet, contains tons of drum samples). Oh and get a Drumsound&Bassline Smith´s free Xmas pack that you can find on this very forum under production. ;) You usually need only few layers, one for punch, one for snap(clap) and one for excitement in top(hi-hatty splashy thing).
     
  5. dj mirry

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    How long have you been doing this if you don,t mind me asking? The track is coming along very nicely by the way
     
  6. studubwatts1

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    those are pretty sick vocal samples. I feel like the bass could have a little more sub in it. Maybe a little resampling and layering on the bass to give it a bit more depth and gerth
     
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    i dig the vibe, and bass line (although I would have appreciated a bit more variety in the bass line's arrangement). The kick and snare could definitely use more punch (especially the snare).
     
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    I like that lead sound that plays throughout the track, very DnB like. I would also have to agree though that the Kick and Snare need way more punch. I personally would add some sub-bass to keep the mix connected, and make the bass a bit louder. Besides that, I like it! :)

    EDIT: I also wanted to add that I really like the drum pattern, it's got lots of variety to it!
     
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