sake - if i [jump up/halfstep]

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  1. groelle

    groelle Well-Known Member

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    just "finished" it right now. would love to hear your thoughts.

    and are those hihats too harsh? they sound really good on my ends, but some of my mates say they dont do it yet.

    so help me finishing it ;)

    thanks a lot and have fun while listening, crank it up! :):wave:

    edit: for those who deactivated signatures:

    http://soundcloud.com/sake/sake-if-i-320

    just hit me up for 320 if you like it aswell.
     
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  2. Sweaty Teddy

    Sweaty Teddy Nob'ed

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    The song itself isn't really my type of thing but the production is really good. Hats sound fine on my headphones think the kick could be a bit more beefy but thats more my personal taste rather than it not cutting through alright.
     
  3. groelle

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    thanks a lot mate, appreciated!
     
  4. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Oh my god I just threw up in my mouth a little!!!! That tune is dirty as fuck!!!!! Mastering is top draw, and the bass just made me want to hurl! Job well done!
     
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    thanks again :)
     
  6. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    the hats sound pretty much there... just could be a bit more 'busyness' if ya get me?

    the drop doesn't sound right to me, i think it's something to do with the sample? but the actual sounds are phat as fuck!

    i'd take a 320!
     
  7. groelle

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    why doesnt it sound right? please elaborate! :D

    ill pm you once i did all the finishing touches ;)

    thanks again.
     
  8. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    it's something to do with the timing, it feels like it should drop after he says 'laser' but goes on... and then when it does drop, it doesn't seem right till 1/2 bar in? can't elaborate more i'm affraid, just how it sounds... could be my shitty work headphones mind! :rolleyes:
     
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    ill check that. thanks again!
     
  10. Lucidproduction

    Lucidproduction i aint fraid of no ghosts

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    sounding good mate! pretty mean beat there. good to hear something a little different on the offbeat u know
     
  11. safety

    safety double safety

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    i really liked it. god i love the half beat style. hats seemed a bit tinny to me, maybe lacking a bit of crispness. needs some pads or more rhythm elements i think to give it something more for the dancefloor massive to gets it teeth into as it doesn't progress. good stuff though, i'd play that
     
  12. groelle

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    thanks a lot guys, really appreciated :)

    ill try some more rhytmics, thought about that aswell, but havent had the right idea as of yet..
     
  13. safety

    safety double safety

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    all i ever do is vary the melody of the bassline, have notes hitting when the bass notes hit but add more notes. as long as you work in the in the same key as your bassline then with minimal work you can add so much more depth to the rhythym
     
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    yeah :) thanks again safety! but what my main concern and where im most left alone is when it comes to the sound of any extra rhytmics..

    dunno, maybe just some little bongos or woodsticksounds would make it more danceable?

    thanks again!
     
  15. safety

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    bongos are always a good ideas imo. i have to be careful not to use them in ever tune, because i would god damn it* but i still reckon a sharp, high end key or pad would complete this. just play around with some sounds until you find something that works in there.

    that's just what i reckon though. if you're happy with it, then dis-regard me
     
  16. co0ke

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    haha wicked sounds right from the start! loving the synth work man. i think the build up to the drop is a bit unclear though i didnt really know when it was gonna hit. im not hearin harsh hi hats, but then im not listening on monitors. good work man
     
  17. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    this is what i was trying to say about the drop... rest is spot on though! ;)
     
  18. groelle

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    thanks again, really helpful you lots are :D

    and with the drop. i wanted to make it some kind of strange. so youll get that "hmm, what was that?!?" while listening for the first time, so you got to hear it another time :D