thought i was onto something there

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  1. mistasfx

    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    then damn writers block kicks in again hahaha

    got some nice sounding drums but when it comes to bass i cant make anything worthwhile, all sounds dated to fuck

    gay
     
  2. EvezDroppin

    EvezDroppin how to change name,......

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    been through a nice spell myself for a while now... nothing groundbreaking but a step up,... usually pumpin half decent stuff out.

    all about leaving it be if u cant imo
     
  3. mistasfx

    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    i have done. kept the drums coz i like them so see what 2moz brings
     
  4. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    I think there's something going around right now cause I've been in the same fucking boat for about the past 3 weeks. I get these big fucking drums and than I start a hook...that quickly turns to rubbish. Or I'll go to work on a tune that msmith222 and I have been having a go at and wind up reverting to the old version of the file because I realize I spent 2 hours making shit sounds that don't fit.

    Time to invest in a bottle of hard liquor I suppose.

    The one good thing to come out of this writers block is that I've been spending more time bonding with my synths are doing lots of experimentation...I figure if I can't get decent hook started I might as well put the motivation towards something.

    Bah.
     
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  5. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    ive had block for past month or so aswell
    sucks
    but yesterday managed to get something going now i cant seem to get it to go anywhere but ive got some nice drums and some cool bass sounds so thats ok
     
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    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Nice! I'm envious as there's no better feeling than breaking the writer's block.
     
  7. troublemakers

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    Agreed^^

    But in the mean time it's always good to sit around and fiddle with breaks and drum hits or bass sounds... I like having stuff readily available.. Ive started like 3 different tunes this past 2 weeks, one needs something one needs something else lol.. But yea.. It sucks...

    Might be time for a new plugin or something? :D
     
  8. mistasfx

    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    Im gettin stuck into predator at the moment n tryin things out. Also messin with freq modulation with z3ta but as for gettin good sounds or movement that inspires me, nope.
     
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    Predator isn't to bad... When i get into a funk like that, i take it as it's time to soak up some knowledge. I will get on the tube and watch some tuts on synthesis or other random music stuff and usually it spawns an idea which of course leads to inspiration..

    I also feel like half the time if i had someone to colab with, it would be a LOT easier... I mean i colab with my cousin making hiphop but he's not into dnb so thats out..

    Btw, are you re-sampling?
     
  10. parsons19

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    Ahhh man, is it contagious? :lol: I have seen lots of people say they are suffering from it and now I can be added to that list! :(

    My plan is to take a week or two away and come back with some new samples or something :) Maybe just have a break for a short while if you are struggling
     
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    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    Resampling in what sense?
     
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    For your bass sounds? I noticed you said you aren't happy with any of your basses and was wondering if you are re-sampling or just fiddling with a VST or both lol....

    Just so you know, i am in the same place right now, i am beast with drums but making basses is proving to be a pain in the ass as i am never fully satisfied..

    But by the same token, i don't have to have some big ripping bass-line, i am into the minimal side of it right now which i guess means the bass is going to shine even more. I been thinking about bringing a few of the older sounds back to life...
     
  13. EvezDroppin

    EvezDroppin how to change name,......

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    if im sturggling within my synth of choice, ill take some samples from a loopmasters pack twist them reverse them and process them until they're unrecognisable and use them, used to feel a bit shameful doing this... after watching various masterclass' iv noticed its not that unfamiliar and it helps even if sometimes you can immitate the sound in your synth :)
     
  14. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    Now everyone just pop their ovaries back in, grow balls, get into their daw of choice, shut the internet off and start producing again.
     
  15. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    ye but you have small faggot dick i cant imagine your balls are very impressive
     
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    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    It doesn't matter since it's all virtual. Just trying to motivate people from the writers block dog.
     
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    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    Ahh no. Im using VST's.

    Ive got a load of vengeance basses i might try n fiddle with but i like to get stuck into synths
     
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    spyre sample all the things

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    Optimistic. This forum is often used for depressing threads about writers block.
     
  19. duckstep

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    The moment you give in to depression and completly remove optimism in your reasoning is the moment you give up on improvement.
     
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