Need Feedback please

Discussion in 'Production' started by Phat_Sam, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys,

    already posted this about a week ago in the track review section.

    Re-done it slightly... just wanted a bit more constructive critisism on the production techniques.


    http://soundcloud.com/sam-underwood/the-release-preview

    Seriously anything down to the pinickety details!

    Thanks :)
     
  2. ali^

    ali^ Bigtingsagwarn

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    Got a nice feel to it that mate. Unfortunately I think the drums don't sit quite properly, maybe a bit too much compression?
    A bit more variation in there wouldn't hurt either, maybe a few changes to the drum patterns or some different bass/pad patches here and there.
    like the feel you're going for mate, deffinatly got potential
     
  3. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    thanks mate.


    yeah the drums and variation seem to be my most annoying problem in everything that i do at the moment lol.

    thanks for the feedback...

    will have another crack at it!
     
  4. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    I listened earlier but couldn't add anything that wasn't already said.

    but thought of something now.

    The drums are a bit limp. It might sound harsh but they are lacking punch. Their overall balance between each other is good tho. Maybe it's just because the lead and reece are so loud that they drown the drums. I'd turn them down a bit and leave the sub as is so the drums would stand out more. Maybe you could even modulate the high synth some to make it more alive.

    It's ok, but needs some more ideas like little fx and fills here and there, mini breakdowns. It wouldn't hurt to have something organic in there as well like a violin sample or a vocal clip. Sounds kinda synthetic and cold like this.
     
  5. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    yeah. thanks kama.

    i think thats what it needs... vocal sample or something? need to find the perfect one now...
     
  6. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    very musical track, great structure with the trancey breakdown. id say modulate the high synth maybe with square lfos on hp and resample then do sin lfo to lp to syncopate it a bit more. well something along those lines, im sure you understand
     
  7. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    i do feel you over did the treble on the drums, im not feelin the digital sharpness that is so trendy today.
     
  8. Phat_Sam

    Phat_Sam Well-Known Member

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    yeah. i know what ya mean logikz.

    takin all of this on board. hopefully this track might sound pretty good if i manage to execute everything people have suggested!
     
  9. msmith222

    msmith222 redbeard

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    first thing i noticed was what logikz just mentioned. great sounding track though!