Need advice on my track :)

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  1. Astroshade

    Astroshade New Member

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    Okay so my track is nearing completion.
    Please, I don't have so much experience with Drum n Bass.

    Tell me exactly what you think I should work on.

    The instruments, the drums, the vocals?
    Add something, take away something?
    Stereo image, dynamics, etc.?

    Thanks!
     
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    oh when i heard the drums and sub, I didn't expect this :p at all! I expected something more commercial and melodic..
    Not sure the part from 1:47. You got a bass, and then you go back to nothing, and intro of some sort. I like the change you have there, some more chill, but thet change felt weird.
    It's not bad at all! bass sounds good, drums same, although the snare could be a bit louder
     
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    Okay cool...
    So, u think it's too thin anywhere, need to add something more?
    And it not being commercial is a bad thing? :) Please, by all means... speak your mind.
    I want this to sound good u know, if something is off, then let me know.
     
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    being commercial is not a bad thing, being not commercial is not a bad thing, it's just (for me) a subgenre
    If i should say something more, some fillup. The background seems a bit empty sometimes.
    You don't have to necessarily add stuff (you could, ofcourse), but widen some things, or pan them, stuff like that. At some moments it's just the pad in the back, which is just a basic pad
     
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    Okay cool, I'll remember that.
    Once again... I'm still new to DnB, got a good example of how a commercial dnb track sounds?
     
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    don't get to much fixed on genres, don't try to make a genre. Just make stuff you like, if it's good, nobody cares about the genre
    but stuff that I call commercial (mostly commercial is seen as bad, which I don't agree with)
    Nestky, some from Friction, the last tracks/album from Sub Focus, Station Earth, Sigma's number one chart topper (Nobody to love)
     
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    That was a respectable answer :)
    Yeah I like Netsky, especially Love has gone.

    Cool...
    Thanks for the help man!
     
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    Anyone else got anything to say?
    Need more feedback before I get this song finished :)