SUBKA - Mental Disorder VIP (Free DL)

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by SuBKA, May 16, 2014.

  1. SuBKA

    SuBKA Member

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    I did a bit of work on my track "Mental Disorder", which is one of my more popular ones on Soundcloud.
    180 instead of 175 bpm, heavier drums, more variation. Take a listen!



    And for comparison, the original "Mental Disorder":
     
  2. smoothassilk

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    I actually prefer the original. Sorry.

    The build is clearer and cleaner and I like the original bass riff because it's more recognizable. Maybe some parts are better in the second: the variation in the second drop for example, and te second half of the second drop.
    You didn't need heavier drums, they were fine before: and cleaner besides.

    I do feel that you need a touch more variation though, but in different ways. I feel like you ought to make a more major change in the second half of each section, and also a bigger difference when the build repeats.

    Nice track though. Made me smile.
     
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    thanks for the criticism buddy. :)

    So you mean, a generally less "predictable" bassline that is more surprising but also recognizable?
     
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    I just meant the bassline in the first version of your track.
     
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    ah, alright, thanks!
     
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    Intestine Drum & Bass

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    Been flicking through your tunes on SC,
    Lots of different genre production, good mixdowns,
    Your dnb tunes (even though i'm not a fan of jump up) have some quality intro idea's/dark theme's,
    Return of the Atheist/Control/Toxic Warrior are twisted introductions, theme's always give a tune a sparkle,
    Personally i would add pads/melodies behind your basslines to add more texture and drive, only a suggestion,
    You should try incorporating your electro/house production sounds into your dnb methods, i wonder what the end result would be!
     
  7. SuBKA

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    thanks a lot! I'll definitely remember your comment in future productions! :)