USVA - Bastard (160 kbps download) + a few clips

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by kama, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. kama

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    A very melodic piece coming your way from our finnish USVA collective. I dare say that it's not minimal or easy-going despite the very liquidy content. I tried including a taste of IDM style to this particular piece of drum'n'bass. Breakagey material if I may say so myself. Feedback would be appriceated especially considering the subs, since I just changed my monitoring system quite a bit. Enjoy.

    USVA - Bastard

    Plus two Work In Progress tracks (clips only):

    LINK DOWN SRY
    A personal contribution to the world of wobble. Not really my usual style so feedback needed badly.

    LINK DOWN SRY
    A lush liquid track aimed to the dancefloor. With rhodes and some house quality to it.

    Kama out.

    edit: removed the clips, WIP.
     
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  2. Kibon

    Kibon Blaze It Down !

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    Bastard sounds verry melodic , I really dig this kind of stuff.. I'm listening on cans right now so I can't really hear the subs well but as far as I can hear them it all sounds good, great job!
     
  3. thin king

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    all quality - that batman one bought a smile to my face - good use of samples!! good work overall :)
     
  4. kama

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    Thanks Kibon & thin king, makes me happy and all warm inside, like.
     
  5. YOUNG TUNA

    YOUNG TUNA IT'S ME BITCHES

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    I'd still like to hear some more bass on Bastard, the whole track is really nicely mixed and produced tho. Really chilled out track I like it. Or maybe it's just the crappy headphones I have at work.

    Batman tune is kinda funky but I dunno, the drums seems to a bit offbeat at some points with the theme song melody?

    Nothing negative or creative to say about force of nature, I'm not a big fan of liquid but it's a good tune I like the vocals a lot.

    Heavy! Keep it up.
     
  6. thin king

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    kama check ya PM's!!........if you've got time of course ;)
     
  7. kama

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    I agree there's some strange issue with that guitar pluck sound, i cant seem to get it on the spot. Maybe i'll have to change the sound altogether...

    Thanks for the feedback!
     
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    :ditto:
     
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    Bump!

    Bastard and Force of Nature are really nice. I love the drums and the tinkling melody in Bastard especially. I agree the delayed plucking in the Batman remix doesn't quite work but apart from that I like it. Big ups!
     
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    Thanks. I fixed that batman timing thing, maybe if I finish i'll post a link here.
     
  11. Sammy Dexcell

    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    you got some good ideas there man i dunno weather its coz its 160kbs but its all sounding a little thin drums wise an bass noises, sub is fine an atoms aswel. u need more eqin on the drums an more layering in your bass an drums, the seperation of highs an lows is v clear imo how long you been producing for, cause i can hear the amount of effort youve gone into, not for batman lol but for the other 2. im likin the samples in batman 2 very good! more more more
    Safe big up!
     
  12. kama

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    Cheers mate, been producing since '99 roughly, though it was mostly tracking for a few years. Not all drum'n'bass but today mostly that. I've always had trouble getting fat drums on my tunes.
     
  13. Sammy Dexcell

    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    the secret is filter envelopes man. high pass no attack tiny bit of decay no sustain an no release. gives it a punch play wiv cutoff an env amount to get the *sweet spot (the punch of a snare is at a certain freq an so is the kick) try doin the same thing but wiv the pitch too. an also if your on fruity i wouldnt advise using the envelopes on there, get kontackt or any filter vst fruity standard stuff is a pile of wank!
     
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    cleeeeeeeeeeeeeeean clean mix here.
     
  15. kama

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    thanks for the both of you, didn't realise someone had listened! Just wandered here because i lost the link myself LOL!