Neuro DNB Blandness

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I come from producing Complextro, so I don't know if this is a remnant of that or not:
All of the Neuro Dnb I've been producing sounds very very generic and samey, with a extreme lack of variation.
However, I switch between 10-20 different neuro-ish basses within each 4 bars, with my 32 bar long drop going through about 60 different basses.
Does anyone else have this problem or a way to solve it?
 

spyre

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Well, the best neuro tunes aren't packed with a million basslines, but rather they have a cool groove or musical idea to them
 

Mr Fletch

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10 - 20 basses in 4 bars?!?!?!?! Holy shit man, you don't need that many for Neuro! Just 1 or 2 within 4 bars is enough! Its the movement and how you manipulate those sounds that's important!I'd like to hear some of your stuff as I'm interested to hear what 10-20 bass sounds in 4 bars sounds like!
 
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INT Co is the complextro of neuro you should check them out. Theres definately artists that use multiple basses out there, but you should probably start out with 1-2 like previously stated. Most important is getting the basses moving around each other.
 
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10 - 20 basses in 4 bars?!?!?!?! Holy shit man, you don't need that many for Neuro! Just 1 or 2 within 4 bars is enough! Its the movement and how you manipulate those sounds that's important!I'd like to hear some of your stuff as I'm interested to hear what 10-20 bass sounds in 4 bars sounds like!
Heres a sample of what I'm talking about:
https://soundcloud.com/james-leung-7/dnb-sample
35 diffrent basses over 8 bars
 

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I'm jumping on board with spyre here! I think neuro is all about the groove. Make a bassline or two and cut them up and choose the parts you want to edit into the beat.

The key is to arrange the cutouts so that they form a nice rhythmic pattern... This is how I go about at least!
 

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to be fair you probably wont need chords in neuro except for pads and atmospherics, just make a drone (one sustained note) of a bassound you like and then begin recording modulation on it (Filtermodulation, pitch automation,..) cut up, reverse, resample until you find bits you like and then try to create a melody or groove with it.

thats how i do it atleast

but as for which note is good for these knd of basses, there is no rule or anything but a lot of people use either f,f#, or e because these notes seem to have a naturally big sub
 
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