Spectre: Awoken- Liquid/tech.. er dunno..

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  1. chromey

    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    My latest tune.
    http://soundcloud.com/spectre_dnb/awoken
    It's not mastered yet, just mixed down in R4.
    Learnt loads whilst doing this one.

    Not sure which sub genre it sits in..
    All feedback welcomed. :wave:
     
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    MattDMA DnB Idiot

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    i like the atmospheric type stuff at the beginning man sounds cool...
    and when the bass starts to like wobble towards the end of the first drop...
    (y)(y)
     
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    i think the snare needs a bit more power. offbeat shaker sounds really loud, might just be me... like the bending vocal/synthy sound. interesting break with the piano, id say lose the offbeat shaker or tone it down a bit. stopped me listening after the drop
     
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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    Cheers Matt.

    Cooke: Point taken about the 'shaker' (hats actually).
    Can see where you are coming from.
     
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    MattDMA DnB Idiot

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    no worries man (y)
     
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    subprime Dysjoint

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    I liked the drums. You've got some good bass sounds going. Perhaps the main sound just needs a few subtle tweaks on an eq or filter every now and then, just to add a little spice.
    Nice track.
     
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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    Reduced the level of the hihats, and trimmed the 'brightness' down.
    http://soundcloud.com/spectre_dnb/awoken

    Might trim a few phrases out this weekend to keep it around the five minute mark as I think it's too indulgent at 7min+.
     
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    *State Self confessed VW nut

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    How goes it bud.
    Sounds pretty cool with that diffrent style your creating.

    I noticed something with the snare, there's at least two layers yeah, the attack on the second layered snare needs to be quicker or needs trimming if its a single snare hit (to take away the momentary scilence before the actuall hit).

    I hope that made sense!

    Your drums are improving... yeah... deffo. What you using for the bass?
     
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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    ez,
    spot on with the snare- you're the second person to hear that- I must be deaf as a post!lol I'm on the case though and reckon I've sorted it, just had to alter the start time on the sampler.

    I've lopped off 3 minutes and changed the arrangement (again) then it's off to cubase for the finishing touches..
     
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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    sooo. im listening to the final mix now ;)

    likin the pad! got a good feeling to it. snare defo needs some more beefing up, still doesnt hit at the same time imo!! and id say you got to emphasize the drop a lil bit more, though the incoming bass sounds sick!

    overall id say pretty good. drums could defo be weightier and bigger, but i really liked the sounds you used and how. big ups!
     
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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    Any ideas how? Compression/distortion?
    I'm yet to run it thru cubase where I was going to have a play with Gcomp, but not sure if that would contribute to a 'bigger' sound?
     
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    maybe a mix of both, maybe just tweak the eqs or even layer another snare underneath. just keep fiddling ;)