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Dec 3, 2007 | 11:09 AM EST
File Info
Song
3.8 MB
4 min 11 sec
Score
4.26 / 5.00

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Score:
Rated 4.26 / 5 stars
Plays & Downloads:
6,569 Plays | 622 Downloads
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Genres:
Hip Hop, Rap, R&B - Hip Hop - Modern
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Author Comments

This is my contribution to War-Spawn's Black Hand Assasination project.
[EDIT] Almost 1,000 listens! Thank you for all the reviews, though I wish some people would be more critical about where I messed up. Here'sSome more commentary on this track's construction:

1. The pianos and string sounds were made using stock VSTs in FL Studio, which were rinsed down and then put into Ableton Live for sequencing and effects. The perceived "richness" of the sound is accomplished by using filtered/selective reverb and multi-band compression to bring out select frequency ranges.
1a)The plugin I used for reverb on this project is called Native Reverb, it's quite a sexy plugin.
1b)The piano notes also went through a very subtle delay that, coupled with the reverb and stereo offsetting, is what produces that "huge stadium/hall/orchestra performance" ambient in the sound field.

2. The break was originally written at ~140bpm, then pitched down in Ableton to fit within the 4/4 signature at ~100bpm. That's what produces that sorta grimy sound to it, along with the EQing and some subtle compression to distort it for more grime. After all that, it went through a send channel with PSP Nitro on it. PSP Nitro is an excellent plugin for random effects, I used it to bit-crush the break down to a sample rate of just under 22.2kHz.

3. The entire project, rather than being a standard up-the-middle affair, has some stereo offsetting to create a psudo-surround sound type feel. This can be especially noted with the pianos and the warzone ambience at the end of the track. Thanks to War-Spawn for helping with that warzone stuff!

4. Bread and butter mastering with some EQ boosts at 200hz, the snares ranged from 1khz-3.5khz, and a slightly resonant boost at 12kHz to bring out the highs (psychoacoustic effect, mostly).

Reviews


V22BlackV22Black

Rated 5 / 5 stars

yo comment

when you said *though I wish some people would be more critical about where I messed up. * to me you never mess up
keep up the good work



maddskittlezdudemaddskittlezdude

Rated 5 / 5 stars

damm...

i dont review often... but i feel as if i just got to... hahaha...

"I wish some people would be more critical about where I messed up."

hahaha... dat wont happen... cuz its like... damm...

if anything, sumbody might come along n say its too repetitive, or mebbe da little robotic sounds dat kick in r off but wuteva... i say more power to ya...

dis is sick...


People find this review helpful!

OBIEakaAOOBIEakaAO

Rated 5 / 5 stars

perfect

this is my type of track man, gotta verse done already, keep em comin man, hot track. cant wait to finish this off.
10 and 5
check out my stuff too!
-obie



P-BallaP-Balla

Rated 5 / 5 stars

doube thumbs up.

damn...

this shit is nice!~

the quality of the song is excellent, i love the way its put together. its so cool how u can make things seem sampled but theyr all played by hand. i love that dusty, but somehow clean feeling u give to your tracks.

keep it real yun!~

-Pop Rock, CEO of Down n Dirty Ent.



MackityMackity

Rated 5 / 5 stars

hi guy

Good shit, GOOD SHIT GOOD SHIT GOOD SHIT. :D i vote 2.

j/k Ivote 5.