Need inspiration for a track

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  1. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    i'm pretty much stuck with this lush moody tune... I think it needs one more new element so I can extend the intro with that, and bring it in again in a kind of 'dubbier' part of the tune. Would be a simple thing to finish it, but I can't find the sound it needs.

    Help a brother out. Links to sample packs, some inspirational tunes, even presets would be awesome...

    This tune:
    https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152398852803565&set=vb.353471538564&type=2&theater
     
  2. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Needs more cowbell.


    Or some 70s style strings, maybe even some disco strings. The rhode hits with an devolving wobble would be like the question and the strings could answer.
     
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  3. nukleamojo

    nukleamojo Producer & Blogger Super Joshi

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    Mate that sounds awesome. I've been repeating the video tons of times.

    How about switching up the percussion or adding a counter-melody? Strings like IV4 said is also a brilliant idea.
     
  4. Saftstein

    Saftstein Active Member

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    Yes something like this

    Okay seriously, the clip sounds delightful.
    I don't think it essentially needs a lot more elements. Just variate the ones you got, mayb some new little perc elements.
    Good way to get inspiration is to leave the tune for a few days and start working on something different. Come back later to it and then you gonna smash this one!


    Inspirational tune my friend:
     
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  5. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    Thanks for the replies! I got into it again with the string thing IV4 suggested! going on with the minor root chord and only changing for half a bar every 8 bars, super simple stuff but it really inspired me to go on even deeper with this one!

    THANKS

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    Nice one! never even heard of this guy before
     
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  6. Menosance

    Menosance aka OSOI

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    For inspiration I suggest listening to The Cinematic Orchestra and/or Submotion Orchestra.

    As the clip goes, strings can help but it needs something else which I can put my finger on.
     
  7. kama

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    It's got even a little more edge to the bass at some points :D went really overboard. Tune in your sig sounding manic menosance, I noticed I started grinding my teeth at the middle part
     
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    Menosance aka OSOI

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    Thanks lad :) Glad you like it. You finished this liquid track then?
     
  9. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    No, not really cause my sample hd cracked up. I got backups but no money to buy a new one....