Opinions - Fade outs to end a track

Discussion in 'Production' started by elmaruk, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. elmaruk

    elmaruk slannndaaaaaaar

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    what ya reckon? tacky?

    house music in particular.
     
  2. Attire

    Attire Last Winter

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    Don't like, feels like I'm listening to a clip or something.
     
  3. elmaruk

    elmaruk slannndaaaaaaar

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    mmmmm
     
  4. equilibrium

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    rarely works, but when it works its usually on catchy songs with a radio friendly structure.... don't listen to much house so i don't know
     
  5. parsons19

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    I like em mate, it seems to work well with atmospheric stuff :)

    If you are struggling on an ending a house tune mate then fade out (or even filter out, that could be more interesting) all the elements apart from the beat. Then repeat the beat for a bit, maybe even drop out an element every 4 or 8 bars. Makes an alright ending that is VERY dj friendly :)
     
  6. elmaruk

    elmaruk slannndaaaaaaar

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    i think i'm gonna go down the droping elements the same as it builds routes.

    filter outs sound very unpro in my opinion, and thinking about it fade outs just feel like an easy way out. works on a rock tune tho
     
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    Dayum mon, you is making me and my filter fades feel lazy ;) Although I have never filtered out to end a tune, but I am a bit of a fade out man haha
     
  8. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    prefer just breaking the tune in the end leaving only the kick. only in house of course. depends if it's progressive already but no fade outs for fucks sake, unless you have only a pad left and fade that out ya gets me
     
  9. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    The best way to end a house track is with a lone kick drum so the house djs can play the song. Or possibly a pad so they can fake a mix out. :) One of these days I need to give you a real answer.
     
  10. alaska

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    Come on guys it's not just house music.
     
  11. Saint

    Saint Buried Audio

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    Depends on the tune really, but some of my favourite tunes are fade in / fade out.

    Actress does it best imo.
     
  12. oversight

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    not a fan myself
     
  13. scrubbly

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    I like the whole deconstruct the drums and end with a sweep and crash technique.