Yelle - Séteint le soleil (Justus remix) *WIP* (Chillstep)

Discussion in 'New Talent & Track Reviews' started by justus, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. justus

    justus New Member

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    Hi all,

    I'd like to hear critics about my tune here. I feel like something's missing, but don't know what. I've tried to add some elements and instruments to the track but I don't like how they sounded with this. I don't really have that much experience and I've only got headphones, so if there's someone lucky enough to have monitors please have a listen! I've only added a maximizer to stereo out to raise up the levels a bit to peak 0db (still think I hear some clipping though). Many people seem to hype Izotope Ozone for mastering purposes, might it be a help to raise levels even more without loosing the dynamics of drums etc? Thanks :)

    http://soundcloud.com/justus-van-de-wafel/yelle-s-teint-le-soleil-yu-zee

    PS. SoundCould quality sucks.
     
  2. nusphere

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    Love the phasing stab melody, & the vocals sound really nice. Your percussion needs to be heavier, the kick & snare need to be longer so it goes booooom Chaaaaaaah not boh chah. Something acoustic such as piano or guitar would help add a bit of natural flavour, I don't think this needs too many elements though. Quite a lovely tune so far!
     
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  3. Elzerk

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    I use izotope ozone for mastering and it does the job, good for single elements too, a bit cpu hog tho. I'd say it could do effects like midrange sweep sounding chord synth that has long attack between kick and snare, if you understand what i mean. Maybe some effects indicating the drums are coming, make the transitions a bit more obvious, except if this is what you was looking for, nothing bad to say about the mixdown, sounding clear to me. Lovely vocals tho!
     
  4. justus

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    Thanks! Good point about kick & snare, have to try making them a bit longer to give more booomchaaah ;)
     
  5. justus

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    I'll definitely give a try for long attack chords between main hits, previously just tried to add some elements playing a not or two the same time as kick and snare hit but it just sounded worse. Thanks for the comment!
     
  6. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Try using your hats to change the feeling of the track instead of a bland tit tit tit tit. Roll them some more or put a little dynamics into them.