Drum & Bass Need advice for the bass line

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by MentalFrame, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. MentalFrame

    MentalFrame Member

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    Hi!

    I'm working on this for a few days. But I'm pretty unhappy with the sound of the bass line. I wasn't able to create a better sound. Or is it good though and I won't hear it?
    Would love to get some help and advice!

    Thanks!

     
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  2. maschinistom

    maschinistom Active Member

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    hi MF. yes, the bass line is almost not possible to hear, only if turning volume to the extreme or with headphones. also the high freq. are way too prominent, some EQ and transient mastering would help your track. what equipment are you using?
     
  3. MentalFrame

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    Thanks mate! Thanks for the advice. I am using Abletons mastering tools, Ozone and Serum
     
  4. IV4

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    The bass sounds low but not off. I think if you turn down the high elements you would get a better response from your bass. Or... try splitting your bass into a second channel of audio form, then add constantly but appropriate fx on to that signal. I would also suggest, if you try this method, to high pass your bass anywhere from 100x to 700hz.

    Over all the mix sounds good to me, but backwards. The bass needs to be slightly louder, while the highs need to be slightly lower. The drums sound great to me too.
     
  5. MentalFrame

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    Thanks mate! I love your stuff btw.!