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TOPIC: Rough track, take 1.

Rough track, take 1. 6 years 6 months ago #7062

  • zivbk1
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So I am working on my first full track in Ableton, and I have a short rough draft version of it that I made while triggering various scenes in Session view and recording to Arrangement view.

This could not be much more at the beginning of the process, but I am interested to see what you all have to say about it. I am not really looking for praise as much as criticism of major things like beat patterns, motif, style, etc.

I haven't done any mixing or anything else yet, like I said, this is raw meat.
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Re: Rough track, take 1. 6 years 6 months ago #7066

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ok well this is got alot of mixing down to do on this, watch your levels too mate....the main melody is cool...from 3mins on it sounds old skool double dragon arcade type thing. get some width into this track, use delays etc....pads are a good way to thicken your music out too. id go through your choice of instruments and Kick drum too...and sort the bassline out. Its slowly taking shape though mate so keep it up. : )

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Re: Rough track, take 1. 6 years 6 months ago #7139

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Gotta agree with KG on this one, it does sound like double dragon, (... use the elbow it beats everything! lol) but, if thats what your going for, thats cool. Theres a lot of people into that whole 8bit thing these days. If not, a quick fix would be to just use the Hot Swap option as you listen and try out different tones. Maybe use some automation to give it some flow.
This is a great effort for someone who just got started. My best advice would be to Learn, Learn, Learn. Try YouTubing (obviously) Tom Cosm, Mr bill is the shit! Also DJ Vespers and Dubspot.
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