[New Track] Advocation of the Devil

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by Mr Fletch, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Got right into this one. I think it came out good but need some other ears to listen to it and tell me it's crap lol!

    Not sure what style you would sub catogorise this under, maybe it's a progressive tech style DnB.

    Used samples from Al Pacino, the devils advocate, hence the track name

    Any thoughts good or bad will be greatly appreciated.

    http://soundcloud.com/mr-fletch/dimenzion-x-advocation-of-the-devil
     
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    Nice track man, the long intro really builds the anticipation.

    A couple of gripes; the sub is a little too wide for my liking and a little resonant, also maybe separate the riff from the reese? Also the drums have a little too much mid for my liking too but that's personal taste.

    Sick tune but ran a bit short! Roll for another 32!
     
  3. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    I'm not too sure how I'd seperate the riff from the reece as it's just 3 ocsillators using one note with lfo and pitch bend.

    I'll definately look into sorting out the mid in the drums, that I can do.

    I wasnt sure about rinsing it for another 32 bars, I didnt want it to get too repetative.
     
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    Simply disable the lower osc/sine osc and create a new channel with it's own synth running just the one sine osc. :)

    about the length, it just ended rather abruptly than what I'm used to hearing. Even f it was another 32 bars but with a decline (remove some sounds each 8 or 16 bars).
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Well I've lengthened the end of the track now, I've also Tried centering the bass a little more, and just slightly adjusted the mid range. Not sure if it's noticable or not tho?

    New version in same link in OP
     
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    I like it! i think i would add some more elements but thats me
     
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    Definitely better with the extra length, feels more complete now. :) The bass still feels a little resonant but I guess that could come down to preference too.

    You'll probably hate me for saying this but I like to be brutally honest when it comes to feedback; I think you need to work on arrangement and more moving sounds, automate FX of your sounds to keep the interest. Your arrangement is unique but could do with some changeups that aren't so subtle, like maybe a key change, etc.

    I hope I haven't offended!
     
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    Ketz Thinkin outside the box..

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    hi mate personally i think the intro is a tad long maybe process the vox a bit more (delay / verb) or add a bit more atmosphere to keep the listener interested in that section. still a sick vocal hehe classic film! drop sounds good, all the sounds are well balanced and nothing stands out or sounds out of place maybe just push the kick up a notch. i like the break u used in this, nice n rolly!

    overall sounds good to me bro - keep em comin! :D
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    No offence taken druu. I appreciate all feedback, good or bad. I may throw in a couple of different sounds in the intro and automate them. I always have trouble trying to decide what areas i should automate, and how quickly. Cutoff? Eq? Just can never decide! Any thoughts?
     
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    Sounds good. Definitely room for some edits, change ups, whatever.
     
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    yeah man i am actually quite feeling this bass style, its funky man,

    the backwards drum loops and the samples are sounding really good.

    i like everything youv got really i would just add more effects to make it more interesting. and maybe a different bass sound to swing round.
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Thanks guys. appreciate it.
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Just a small bump for more feedback. ;)
     
  14. Zeal

    Zeal Ohm/C2D/Dark Asylum/Ennex

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    Intro is kool definately needs something more going on there though to help it carry along cos at 1:45 long it needs to be pretty epic really

    Drop is kool its rolling along.

    Kick sounds a bit blatant, erm slightly wooden sounding id look at that
    it also sounds a lot mroe upfront than the snare

    Bass is ok, rolls along with the track

    Best bit i heard from ya though that ive listened too

    That rough bass that comes in later on in the tune is kool, also maybe a little upfront in the mix though

    good stuff mate
     
  15. Protoplasym

    Protoplasym Nuskool

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    It's crap.... :D


    Fantastic intro for a set imo!

    Drop = :YEEEEEEEEEEAH!!!!!!!!!!!:

    That Percussion is pounding, the KD and hats sound great... 'maybe' the SD could cut through a smidge better..?.. it's nice and snappy, it just doesn't cut through on my headphones. Bass sounds solid, it's nice and wide (has a great stereo image to it).

    1:18 & 2:06, I'm wondering why the volume on that Vocal sample is so drastically different... it's way louder on 2:06.


    :neatstuff: