This is great! I like the contrast between the relaxing melody and the aggressive bassline.
Some minor points of improvement: the pad that keeps fading in and out during the intro is a bit harsh. Try EQ'ing some of the highs out of there, or use a very slight lowpass filter.
Furthermore, I think the (acoustic?) snare you used doesn't really fit in this track. Try using a different sample for that, one that has more high frequencies to it.
Overall, I like this tune, and I'm looking forward to hearing the finished one!
Thanks for the pointers mate!
Okay, so this is pretty much a generic rap song. Try to rap about something else than money and ''haters'' because that gets old pretty quick.
The first rapper (I'm assuming that's you) has a pretty nice flow, but the voice doesn't quite fit with the beat. I'm pretty sure that's all the effects you got going on there.
I'm not too fond of the second rapper since his flow gets a bit sloppy at times.
From a production point of view, the vocals are a bit too loud compared to the beat. Try to get a better mix between the 2, to get it so sound more professional.
So, work a bit on the lyrics and flow, tone it down a bit on the vocal effects (or get a beat that fits better with that voice) and work on your mix a bit more.
Other than that, it's a pretty decent song.
Good track so far. The main problem I've got with it is the snare. It could use some more lower frequencies. Try to boost around 600-ish Hz to give it a bit more power. Ther snare is also rather low in volume, so crank that up a bit as well.
Other than that, good job! Looking forward to hearing the final product.
First off, I like the sidechain settings on the white noise you had going on here. Really gave that bouncy feeling to the tune.
The percussion is tight, yet not too crowded. Good job on that.
The song builds up nicely, but I think the intro took a little too long. You could have already introduced some synths at the 1:00 mark.
I like the synthwork and the pad. The breakdown was nice and atmospheric. The drop afterwards caught me a bit off guard, but I liked it. I do think that the mainsynth used for the drop could use a bit more fattening up.
The mixing is nicely done and you don't seem to be clipping, so again, props for that.
I assume this is not the final version, but I'm looking forward to the result! Keep it up, and check out some of my tracks if you have the time :)
Thanks Sytzm for the good review.
I can tell you know a lot about producing music considering your review.
You mentioned nearly everything we had in mind to improve.
I guess were doing pretty good considering our current score on newgrounds haha ^^
Oh and about the length of the track and the intro, we actually think it is still a bit short. We're considering to make this track 7 / 8 minutes long. An intro of 2 minutes might be a little short.
PotencY and TimmY
Made me think of the ghost of Marowak wandering around Lavender Town, going on a major killing spree and raping everbody in the ass with the Pokéflute.
Might just be me though.
Keep up the good work!
LOL. Nice story, you should send that in to the Nintendo developers and see if they'll implement that in a new game.
Thanks for the review!
Hey this is awesome!
Like the reggea influences you put in there. I also hear a couple of hints towards hardstyle, such as that screech-like synth during the start of the track, and the heavy kick towards the middle of the track.
It has a nice groove to it, and is overall well produced. Seriously good effort man!
Gee, it sure is Drokz around here..
I'm a sucker for these :3
That's a damn fine tune you got there. Nice and relaxing.
Production-wise there doesn't seem anything wrong with it. It's a bit minimal, but you don't need a gazillion instruments to make a powerful tune.
Keep it up!
Yeah, looking back, I didn't really work much on adding the gazzillion instruments: P
I just wanted it to be chill and stuff =D
While I'm pretty sure you put a LOT of work in that lead (don't have a clue how you made that), it's still rather unpleasant to the ear. Don't know why though.
Anyway, good job :)
lol. if you liked the rest of the song but hated the lead it was probably because of the syncopated filtering. Melodically the lead is exactly the same as the soft instrument at the beginning but the automation was intentionally all over the place to contrast popular dubsteps predictably overdone wub wub filtering patterns. All in all, thanks for the positive review. It's a relief when people that don't like stuff can be nice about it :p
As much as I'm hating the original, since I've heard it waaaaaaaaaay too many times (yes I'm from the Netherlands too :P), I really enjoyed this one.
Haven't got that much to add actually so erm.. keep up the good work ;)
Thanks man! you keep up the good work too!
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