Drum & Bass Subtitude - Vendetta WIP

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  1. BLoodstaiN`

    BLoodstaiN` Member

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    After being quiet for a year i've made another track. (Still a WIP)
    Since i've bought a Macbook Pro i had to give Logic a try because i had to quit FL studio which is not available for MAC OSX.
    The style of drum and bass i make is slightly changing. Because jump up is really getting a shitty subgenre with all that crap that they're getting out there.

    Anyway, to make a story short, this is my latest project
     
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    no one any comments?
     
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    lol i made a tune a few months back sampled v for vendetta…. i think the introduction needs more variation… too minimal before the drums…. bass is cool but i don't like it…. maybe its the arrangement but i can't think


    does need more complexity though
     
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    Alright,

    will look into it.

    Thanks for the feedback
     
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    I think for a jump up tune this is already compex enough, i would work a bit on the sound design though to get the bass and synths a bit grittier
     
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    Okay, will look into it
     
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    tune sounds like its really lacking highs (feels as if everything has been squashed/is a bit lifeless)
    the arrangment/idea (couldnt think of a better word) has some good potential
    if you clean up your sounds it'll be fairly sex
    another 1 or 2 layers in the drums (more of that break or some other loops coming in and out every 16/32)
     
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    Maybe add some more automation to the bass, dirty it up a bit in places. I would add some more ambient elements to the intro as well.

    Try having some high register elements like a ride cymbal or a lead after the drop, then remove these after 8-16 bars and let it breathe
     
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    junglistguy2221 Drum & Bass Producer

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    just needs a remaster and it'd be sick mate.
     
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    V for Vendetta seems pretty popular for vocal samples, and that could go both ways. I don't think the intro needs too much more work i.e layering w/ different textural elements, but maybe be a little more playful w/ the vocal sample a bit?

    Main beat's pretty tight, agreed w/ Raarr on adding some more high-end there. An appealing track so far tho keep up the good work.
     
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    Thanks all for the feedback.

    What i understand from this is that:
    - More high end in the track
    - more layering in the drums
    - clean up sounds and Master the track
    - more little features to the sounds like automation. I'll call it tralala. The decorations of the basic sound if you will
     
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    Apart from what's already been covered, I'd say there needs to be more percussion early on in the tune, even just some reverby cymbals. Good tune otherwise though :)
     
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    I think there is not enough bass and predictable intro, ut otherwise good track, nice job :)
     
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    How do you mean bass? The lead synth or Sub?