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Jul 9, 2017 | 7:03 PM EDT
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12.1 MB
6 min 7 sec
Score
4.81 / 5.00

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Rated 4.81 / 5 stars
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Genres:
Electronic - Drum N Bass
Tags:
bass
neurofunk
ngadm
2017

Author Comments

NGADM round 1.

Bonne écoute.

Reviews


TaintedLogicTaintedLogic

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I like the tension at the beginning. Has a dark cinematic vibe. It’s a little slow to progress, but I like the sense of climax throughout the first minute and a half or so. I think you overused the reverse crashes a bit, as well as that transition with the ping-pong floaty synth at 1:08 (and other places). The production quality is impressive here, and the drop at 1:29 has a great frantic energy about it. Perhaps I would’ve liked to see you better utilize the high end of the frequency range from 1:30 - 3:00, though. I also think that section dragged on for way too long. In the second half of this piece, there’s not much in the way of new content, and I didn’t think the piece needed to be over 6 minutes long. It’s also rather lacking on melodic content. The drum fills and sound design details of the piece are quite impressive, though. Killer atmosphere and mood. Keep at it, Demon-Wolf! ;)

8.25/10



McGorilla42McGorilla42

Rated 5 / 5 stars

This kicks ass, Demon. I'm not big into electronic stuff, but your sound design is really great. I love that wet, slimy lead synth and the energy of this piece as a whole. You make me want to learn how to make this kind of music because it's just so energetic and involves so much learning and nerding out on making synths do what you want them to do. I know how hard it is to create sounds and make pieces like this work (I even watched a few SeamlessR videos) and you knocked it outta the park. Great work! :)



LucidShadowDreamerLucidShadowDreamer

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Really powerful!
Perhaps a tiny bit too repetitive in style for my taste. Just one listen is quite awesome and energetic though!
Fantastic production too :D
Great job, and best of luck in the competition!


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LethalixLethalix

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Damn dude this is awesome. My only complaint is that the drop is a bit too messy sometimes. I don't really know how to explain it better than that. Other than that, really good work on this one.

Good luck against me xD



midimachinemidimachine

Rated 4 / 5 stars

this is neat! the heavy amens give this track a bit of a different feel to a lot of neuro i've listened to but i really like em. actually this track is really good at riding that edge between moody and just too fucking heavy. the second roller gave me hella current value vibes. so nice.

i do think the intro and rollers could be a lot shorter (like, 16/24 bars off of each i think) - i mean it's dj friendly and that's fine but i think it pays to "radio edit" your tracks a bit for NGADM's sake.
drums don't cut through over the reese enough - especially the kick. i think the reese just rips a bit too hard haha

good shit!


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Demon-Wolf responds:

Thanks midi ! Part of the challenge in making this one was trying to nail a good 64 bar drop (well, two of them) so cutting the length down wouldn't feel right, you know ?

Anyway, I'm glad you like it !