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Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by DjCartel, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. DjCartel

    DjCartel Well-Known Member

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  2. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    That's a great intro man, really like it. Builds up nicely, but then the drop sort of steps back in energy, rather than steps up one more gear imo. Only had one listen mind.
     
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    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Track is unavailable.
     
  4. DjCartel

    DjCartel Well-Known Member

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    wont let me embedd the private link for some reason, probably cos im not on a pro account anymore. should work if you click the link!
     
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    dig it! some conga-bongo-roll-fill-ins before the drop or as a break after to make it roll! :)
     
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    tewky1 Well-Known Member

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    This is very nice! Lovely understated intro, into great bassline. Would love to see how you get with this one, as it sounds like something I would put in the rotation :)
     
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  7. DjCartel

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    cheers for the feedback guys, bit of a mixed bag of views! still in two minds with the drop
     
  8. Nucleoid

    Nucleoid Nucleoid Drum & Bass

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    Dat groove. Naiss :)
    Aww yea when this bass is coming in I'm really feeling it .. dude you nailed it here!
    The snare could be refined a little bit though, it's so .. crude :( some more compression and maybe some transient shaping for more plop at the start of it? Compress the high end maybe..

    Solid tune though!
     
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  9. Rajstah Vibe

    Rajstah Vibe soundcloud.com/rajstah

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    Not like:
    -those roll hats at 1:09 and so. You may try to play a bit of velocity on them? They sound too much mechanical for a tune like this, where a natural drum feeling is expected.
    -the atmos overlap with the tom roll before the drop. I will try to mute everything when toms are coming in, I think it will give more impact to the first kick of the drop.

    Like:
    -nice intro and good structure with the right soundscapes and atmos.
    -I like those shakers occur at 0:44, they are really matching and really well grooving. You could actually play them into the drop as well, to add some groove.
    -Bass it's great! Very deep and good morphing. I love that bass stab at 1:07, you could use it more often in a way to create a proper hook on the bassline and keep it driving.

    Add:
    - a shuffling cymbal or tambourine to the drop.
    - more natural feeling to drums on the drop by playing on hats velocity (did I already say that?)

    Try:
    - some more sick bass stabs on your already amazing bass drop.
    - to add some arps here'n there, e.g. at the end of the bar. It can be a bass stab resampled and arpeggiated...
    - try to clear everything between the first kick and the first snare, just delete any shuffles or hat you used. It will create a nice spinning gap for the drop to start.


    Overall, very good start and idea. Good selection of sounds. (y)
     
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  10. DjCartel

    DjCartel Well-Known Member

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    wow,. sick feedback rajstah! like your style there, i will return the favour shortly! im glad your feeling the drop, those hats could do with going your right, ill have a fiddle. arp'd bass noises is also a good shout. will get to work and repost. thanks again (everyone)!
     
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  12. Maiki

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    starts off very effing nice, but I honestly start to lose interest around 1:30, but at 2:15 I'm back into it... maybe something new/distracting for a few bars at 1:30 just to keep it fresh imo.. sorry this isn't meant to be negative criticism, think this tune could be sick when finished!
     
  13. DjCartel

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    nah mate thats exactly the sort of stuff im looking for! i know what you mean by the 1.30 mark, dont know how i can add stuff, main problem here, any ideas?
     
  14. Maiki

    Maiki aka Airstrike

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    something like this, imo


    just ideas mate...
     
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    sick man, thats probably the best idea ive seen on here for feedback! some good ideas i would never have thought of. will have a tweak and repost! your sig is sick btw, sounds like something chris su would play!
     
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    Maiki aka Airstrike

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    it just needs distractions here and there to make it less repetitive and more fun to dance to... and cheers, keep up the good work mate (y)
     
  17. LVB

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    digging this mate, sounds tight
     
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  18. DjCartel

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    nice one man!
     
  19. DjCartel

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    anyone else got any thoughts on this? think ive listend to it too many times now!
     
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    really big mate, bass reminds me of Back & Forth (Mako, DLR & TC1 Remix)