The Runner- Chromey- Liquid (WIP)

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  1. chromey

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    the kick needs alot more punch! The bass could also be a bit louder in my opinion. Good luck
     
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    both easy to fix.
    Will address it and then master this bad boy.
     
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    Hows it going mate. Hey the drums need more low end body, layering some punch behind what youve got will work wonders. I do like the style of dnb your producing these days, will sound awesome once you've refined your sound mate.
     
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    Refine my sound? Ooh you make it sound all proper n ting :D

    I'm still trying to distinguish my arse from my elbow mate ;)

    Cheers for the feedback, will be sure to go and beaver away adding some slam to it all.
    I'll post the final version once its done.. might PM you a sneaky preview
     
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    It's pretty nice anyway, apart from what's already been mentioned.
    That arse/elbow thing is a bitch to come to terms with. I've resorted to sticky labels.
     
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    Cheers SP.
    "Pretty nice"=good? or "Pretty nice"=meh?


    Labels eh? Not a bad idea..
     
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    like the bass and the feel of the track, get some heavier drums are ur sorted mate no real problems besides the drums!
     
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    = I like it but for the few things others have mentioned.
    Kick being main thing.
    Bass, just a tweak on the level.
     
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    done a shitload of tweaking last night, fixed the kick (layered up a badboy vengeance kick and EQ'd it to complement the base kick) EQ'd the drums better and mastered the track- loads of snarl and punch now- as well as making some fairly drastic arrangement changes.
    Will upload in the next couple of days. :)
     
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    i'd still like a bit of high to the kick (maybe accent it with a soft hi hat), thats just me though :), i love those strings. whats the sample?

    nice to hear a snare that isnt a punching 200 snare too, more oldskool production snapping. i like it man (y)
     
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    Cheers for the feedback- some interesting points you raised.
    Soft hat sounds good, the new secondary kick has some boosting on the lower freqs and a peak in the mid to give it some prescence, whereas the base kick is more lowpassed.

    The pads ['strings' that are actually synths] are from Danny Byrds pack.
    His pads and fx are ace- not so hot on his kicks though imho.
    the snare is byrd's too.
     
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    sounding lush man! lovin the variety of sounds in this one, yeah bit more punch on the beat but no need to go overboard - it is a liquid track after all ;)

    big ups!
     
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    listening now i like the sounds used in the intro kick is definately lackin lows :D but as mentioned before its a minor to sort, the bass sounds nice but needs a volume boost arrangement sounds good, like the change up of bass, not overly keen on the little piano change up though. ;) cool tune
     
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    Cheers,
    yeah, my mrs also hates the piano change up and keeps giving me a hard time to change it! :D
    Bass is dealt with now as is the kick.
     
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    I like this jungle type of dnb, was feeling the pad, IMO the kick could still be powered up, and you could have used those synths more, very nice stuff mate
    !
     
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    Thanks to the help of Demure this tune is back on track.

    The output level is now a more sensible -5db so you'll need to turn up your speakers/wav volume compared to normal.
    Plenty of headroom now for when I get around to getting it mastered properly...

    http://soundcloud.com/_joker_/the-runner-4

    Still tinkering with a vocal to complement the music.

    Again massive big-ups to Demure for helping me out and showing me where I was going wrong.