Drum & Bass Solid - One Big Ghetto

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by ApeCat, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. ApeCat

    ApeCat Human Dubplate

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    So yeah, this is what I landed on, a sort of atmospheric roller kinda thing.



    Quite happy with how this one came together, it's not perfect, but I think it's better than my last couple of tunes.

    Comments and critique are always appreciated!
     
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    Solid bump, any kind of feedback would be great, lads.
     
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    ApeCat Human Dubplate

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    Shameless bump, come on lads, I've been commenting on loads of tracks an' ting.
     
  4. junglistguy2221

    junglistguy2221 Drum & Bass Producer

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    there might be too much going on in parts. but the mix is good, nice sounds and percussion. nice one.
     
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    Like it, sounds solid nice groove going on. :)
     
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    Cheers, toned down a few parts that got a bit messy.
     
  7. Tensor

    Tensor Active Member

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    This is fat! Definitely rolling. Bass and drums hit hard and I love the percussion programming, especially the cymbals. For the sake of feedback I think the uhh.. laser noises are maybe a bit too loud, and the snare could maybe have a bit more snap in the high end. Liked & followed!
     
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    Cheers, much appreciated. Yeah, I think I'd better tone down the lasers just a bit.. I've only listened to this on my monitors and laptop speakers, so I might have shaved off some treble to compensate, will keep that in mind.
     
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    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    I disagree! This track is sounding very nice to me. Very well mixed with lots of stuff going on to keep me interested.
     
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    funky man, really like the drums! Not so sure about the toms though tbh, they pull me out of the main part of your tune, which is really nice! Great b-line & its got a lovely roll to it!
    I reckon if you broke up some of the percussive elements you have in there (inc the lazers), introducing them back in on different phrases, different patterns, etc. You'd have a proper roller on your hands!
     
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    Cheers, though I'm not so sure about the mix sounding good; played this on the radio the other day and it sounded pretty crap TBH.

    Looking into multiband compression as we speak, if anyone know any good tuts or just tips and tricks they would be much appreciated!
     
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    Epic! Very clean sounding. Are there any reggae elements involved in this one?
     
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    ApeCat Human Dubplate

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    Err.. I listen to a lot of dub and dubby jungle, but I didn't really think I was making a reggae tune when I was laying it down...
     
  14. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    Shame imo.


    Need more Jungle Steppas type tunes Seppo you could nail that sub genre as your own I tells ya.
     
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    Might just have to do a 140 tune again sometime soon..
     
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    Rezin Freeze Motherfucker

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    I like the toms/percussion. The bassline could maybe do with a bit more variation but all in all sounding good!
     
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