This track is very well put together. The kicks and snares really carry the overall sad emotion encompassed in the synth work. I enjoy the big-room feeling of this piece and it reminds me of the old school trance a lot of the old trance lovers enjoy. I think the build was done just right actually. In accordance with the old style of trance- this track was pulled off flawlessly. In a party environment this thing would take off. I honestly can't see anything I want to critique too much. Beautiful work man. I really mean that.
Hey man, glad you like the track and that you picked up the oldskool feel as i am a bit of an oldskool head and it seems to come through in a lot of my work, thanks for listening and the feedback :)
I love the powerful sexy club atmosphere captured here. And the synths you put together are absolutely perfect. Just the right amount of reverb in my opinion. The kicks are emphasized beautifully and I have to say your work with mastering your sound is definitely paying off. When it picks up again at 2:45 you can definitely feel the pent up power you've generated over the whole of the track. This is going right in my favourites. We're looking forward to listening to your other pieces!
Very trippy track man. I love how unique the melody is, and how it has an almost haunting beauty to it. It reminds me a tad of "Black Moth Super Rainbow." That being said, the kicks could stand out a bit more, on their own they sound pretty solid- but perhaps turn them up a bit in the mixer. This could prove really effective for the breakdown at 1:30 because it sounds very primal and with a little kick emphasis it could really take off. Great work here overall man.
Honestly I don't think this is generic. I think you've done a good job here so far. The way you've put the percussion together actually carries the track very nicely. There is a part, however, where it breaks down and you can see the drive in the backround isn't quite in tune with the main synth melody. The synth you use for the main part isn't quite to my taste. But I can appreciate how unique it is put together and utilized. That is definitely a merit. And I love the pace change you apply around 3:40. That's really powerful- I can dig it. All in all it's a great track man. Ultimately most things I'm thinking are a matter of taste and It would be disrespectful of me to tell you to change some sounds and whatnot simply because it isn't what I'd personally do. The only thing I think is within my field to say is that perhaps you can increase the kick's "punch" by working out the equalization a bit more, maybe bring the mid/high range up to about 3 or 4 and turn the db up to about 2 on 160 hz as well. Might give it more punch. The snare itself is awesome but might need to be adjusted to keep up with the kicks, it helps to have the snares stand out more than the kicks in tracks like this. They really catch the ear's attention. But that's just a suggestion. I think you've done a great job here man. Keep it up!
Thanks for leaving a review! Dang, I'm getting more than I thought in a short amount of time.
It really means a lot to me to hear this kind of praise. I'm usually really self-conscious about what I upload (though I'm trying my hardest to stay really optimistic with this one, which was the entire point anyway), so hearing that you like it truly does help my mindset more. I totally understand that some people might not like some factors in the song because of taste, and that's completely alright (:
Dang, I thought lifting up the LOW end in the kick would bring it out more, not the mid. I'll keep that in mind for next time! The snares have been a constant obstacle in my tracks. That's still something I gotta polish up too. Thanks for the suggestions.
And god DAMN, THANK YOU FOR COMMENTING ABOUT THE PACE CHANGE. I don't know, it was just really fun making that part. I love hard hitting stuff, so I was hoping I could do a little bit of that there. I'm really happy you noticed that :D
First of all, I think it's really awesome man. I love the unique wobbles, I've never heard them made like that before. And unique is what catches people's attention. But, perhaps, like BlueOceans says, you should look into equalizing a bit more. Simply because that'd bring the best out of your track here. Focus on the percussion and the bass word and make sure those elements stand out by adjusting the equalizer for the kicks in the mid range, and a bit in the low range. Depending on what you want but that is the general rule of thumb. Secondly, adjust the bass so that it's low-end, being close to the sub-woofer range (60-160 to avoid having it overwhelm the actual bass of the track, which you should underlay the wobbles with, the sub-bass isn't meant to be heard, but rather- felt). But the scaffolding you have so far has a ton of promise. I think you should stick with this one for a bit and really try to iron it out. You have a banger on your hands here man, just needs a bit of polishing in my opinion. So far this is an amazing job!
Thank you, man! I'll keep working on this one, and I'll take your guys' advice. I'm still new to making music let alone mastering/eq'ing it, so I'll have to experiment and learn quite a bit.
I dig how the piece progresses. I really like the part around 2:20 where it slowly amps up again in an oldschool build. Very neat.
Very gorgeous track, I especially love how it all comes together epicly (<Pretty sure that isn't a word but I'm using it because fuh) around 2:00. Absolutely amazing.
I like how the track progresses. You can tell you spent a lot of time focusing on it's very unique video-game style. Very cool man.
Thanks man :)
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