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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Jan. 11th, 2012 @ 05:40 PM Reply

I need some feedback here. this is the first song that i'm going for. I went for a slower dub intro, i want to come in at the end and pick up the beat and do a dub drop with an electro feel afterwards. I haven't done a whole lot of actual level mixing i'm saving that for the end. I know it sounds good on my amp when the treble and bass are boosted and the volume's up. All feedback is welcome. Thx in advance guys!<object height="81" width="100%"> <param name="movie" value="https://player.soundcloud.com/pla yer.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.
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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Jan. 11th, 2012 @ 05:42 PM Reply

^^^^^^^^^^^^applies to previous message. Put the link in wrong.


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Jan. 26th, 2012 @ 02:12 PM Reply

Hey fellas,

Some advice on this piece would be nice. I want to make it longer, but I'm not sure how to go about it. I was thinking about a quiet passage before or after the A theme is repeated, to lead into a larger finale if after or to add some more character to the piece if before. Any thoughts?

http://soundcloud.com/samulis/empire


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 10th, 2012 @ 12:47 AM Reply

Hey! I'm working on a EDM song. I've always tried to have a unique touch to my music, and I like to think I succeed :) This one is called Symphony of the Satellites. I put some awesome cellos in the intro that i'm proud of :) Let me know what you guys think! Find it HERE :DDD


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 12th, 2012 @ 06:47 AM Reply

Thats my wip at the moment. Its a collaboration with a friend. I'm looking for opinions on what we have so far. Please give me feed back in the form of a forum reply :P. Also, If you want to help work on this project, or if you want to work with us in the future don't hesitate to pm me about it.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 12th, 2012 @ 06:49 AM Reply

http://www.newgrounds .com/projects/audio/530578/preview **

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 12th, 2012 @ 08:57 PM Reply

At 2 weeks ago, samulis wrote: Hey fellas,

Some advice on this piece would be nice. I want to make it longer, but I'm not sure how to go about it. I was thinking about a quiet passage before or after the A theme is repeated, to lead into a larger finale if after or to add some more character to the piece if before. Any thoughts?

http://soundcloud.com/samulis/empire

Theres been about 10-15 posts not following the rules at all, so I better be the first to revive them x)

This is epic, Samulis! All the instruments and melodys sound beautiful together!
The problems I have are that it seems to kick in too quickly, theres not really much of an intro, might just be me nitpicking xD
As for making it longer, that last acoustic guitar riff right at the end sounds perfect to lead on to a classical solo, with maybe that flute melody in the background too, then kick back in to a finale!
Hope this helps! In all fairness though, you make some awesome orchestral music!

I've just posted up a new trance song that I whipped up a night ago, really don't know what to do with it, whether to break it down more and build it back up again, or to try adding something new to it!
Thoughts? :)

Early Nights (WIP)


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 12:39 AM Reply

DeltaCube-Plasma Project

Iv updated the song a lot. Its starting to come along, but im kind of stumped on what i should do from 1:11 on. Any critique would be amazing.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 12:42 AM Reply

At 1 minute ago, Tabu112 wrote: DeltaCube-Plasma Project

Iv updated the song a lot. Its starting to come along, but im kind of stumped on what i should do from 1:11 on. Any critique would be amazing.

I honestly dont know how I keep on messing up my links. DeltaCube-Plasma Project

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 02:02 AM Reply

I didn't even know there was a forum like this! Wow, this is awesome. This would have been so useful before, but how was I supposed to know without ever searching for it. Haha.

Anyway, I have this song called Klaxon and I think I'm done, but I kinda want to bring back sometime from the beginning in order to connect it all back together. Or I could just leave it as it is. There are some things I might end up changing about it anyway.

Any advice at all would be supremely appreciated! :D

Here's the song: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/470995

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 05:15 AM Reply

  • Tell Me A Story (WIP)
    Tell Me A Story (WIP) by Usernamemyarse

    My first work using Logic Pro

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Could use some pointers on the mixing on this one, its my first orchestral piece in Logic so any help is appreciated.


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 01:20 PM Reply

At 1/8/12 06:11 PM, sorohanro wrote: Need some feedback on structure and ending of this one:

http://soundcloud.com/mihai-sorohan/epic -orchestral-cue-1

hey!

I'm not the great expert in here, but since I didn't see any reply to your post, I'll tell you what I think...

First: that's a great epic score... no doubt about it...

Second: it's hard to explain, really, but I think you need to work out the general build-up of the piece...
and that's where I don't want you to get me wrong:
I hear there is an intended build-up, but overall, all of the song is quite at the same level of tension,
so when your choir finally gets in, you don't get the full potential out of it...

again, I'm not the expert around here, but here are my tips:
1-make it quieter in the begening and louder when the choir gets in (and even more for the finale)
2-use more variations in dynamics (I heard almost nothing out of mf-f-ff)
2-use breaks: it's always effective to keep the listener's attention and build-up tension
(4-)my composition teacher would tell you to get rid of the repetition in the middle, but I personally don't mind...

so, yeah...that's about it...
I hope that's the kind of feedback you wanted....

and, angain, great track....I wish I wrote stuff like this...

chill out

jiimaan

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 14th, 2012 @ 05:58 AM Reply

At 1 day ago, Tabu112 wrote:
At 1 minute ago, Tabu112 wrote: DeltaCube-Plasma Project

Iv updated the song a lot. Its starting to come along, but im kind of stumped on what i should do from 1:11 on. Any critique would be amazing.

Updated again! DeltaCube-Plasma Project

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 14th, 2012 @ 10:34 AM Reply

Updated "Tell Me A Story":

  • Tell Me A Story (WIP)
    Tell Me A Story (WIP) by Usernamemyarse

    My first work using Logic Pro

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 14th, 2012 @ 12:28 PM Reply

Something I made, I just kept adding.
Feedback?.

  • The only one (with vocals
    The only one (with vocals by SyrenAra

    Teky song, with vocals, and stuff.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 16th, 2012 @ 11:30 AM Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/471549

quick recording but i wanna see what to fix cause this might go on radio lol

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 19th, 2012 @ 05:24 PM Reply

I got this Piece I am working on - trying to get A trance song going - and make it sound professional. If you could Test it for me - I would be very thankful. Just ask if u want to test it, and i'll send an invite.

Thanks


Enter the Trance - Lets listen to some progressive shall we?

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 20th, 2012 @ 07:33 PM Reply

This is my current WIP

  • Episode 666 (WIP)
    Episode 666 (WIP) by Pure-Metal-UTA

    Needing a little mastering Help

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I'm pretty sure the issues I'm having with this are mastering, but I could be wrong.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 22nd, 2012 @ 08:24 PM Reply

My first post here ? I think so...
Anyway, finally I'm working at some new stuff but I'm so tired from my job that I can't really do things the right way and I don't hear very clear what I do anymore.
Any kind of feedback will be appreciated.

  • WIP - New Guitar Track
    WIP - New Guitar Track by sorohanro

    a new track I'm working at

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Somehow I'm not sure that I like all guitar lines there and maybe there are some clashes with the orchestra stuff...

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 23rd, 2012 @ 09:42 AM Reply

http://soundcloud.com/matt-lospalluto check the demo out guys

****BEFORE COMMENTING*****

I know that towards the end the beat is off ( i have fixed this but havent replaced this current upload )
The last few notes ruin the flow ( im working on that)

Other then that lemme know what you think so far. Thankyou!!

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 23rd, 2012 @ 09:01 PM Reply

Heya guys. I just now started working on this WIP for a game. Basically I haven't really written it yet....at least not the vocals. I made a quick tune and randomly vocalized to it. I was just wondering if my vocals fit at all with the style, and should I actually continue with this piece? I need some feedback, or I will probably quit making it. It is a very big project to take on.
Here's a link to the project file:
http://www.newgrounds.com/projects/audio/536611/preview

Or if that doesn't work, here is another link:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/16892419/dragonsdogmacover2.mp3

Please PM me if you think I should continue with this piece. ^^


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Feb. 24th, 2012 @ 05:08 PM Reply

How do we feel about the levels and mix here? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBAu9uTzmd8&context=C31ca843A DOEgsToPDskJVF9umdP8NLlAC4328jiMe

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 1st, 2012 @ 05:08 PM Reply

The Lost Tape - This tape was found in an abandoned car on a cliffside. Noone knows who recorded it, nor where that person is now...

The Final Answerphone Message - A drug mule is forced to board a plane that he knows is going to be bombed. Before boarding however he makes one last phonecall to his ex girlfriend...

These two Voice Demos are both performed by myself. Any feedback or input or ratings you could give would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 1st, 2012 @ 10:42 PM Reply

Working stuff out musically.
Mostly trying to figure out production/mixing more than anything.
My goal is make more tracks, arrangements being secondary for now.
Tell me how you feel so far.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4AuKtO_e7o
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqAhz39ZO64

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 1st, 2012 @ 11:06 PM Reply

  • Filthy Bastards
    Filthy Bastards by Rahmemhotep

    Industrial metal experimental

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Go ahead, advise me! SEE WHERE IT GETS YOU!


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 2nd, 2012 @ 10:56 AM Reply

Got a work in progress I'd like some opinions/advice on please, I'm trying to make it as best I can.
http://soundcloud.com/daydreamanatomy/wip111-3

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 5th, 2012 @ 02:01 AM Reply

http://soundcloud.com/kamb/kombat-first-part-ish

Halp. Besides transitions and mixing, what do?


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 7th, 2012 @ 05:41 PM Reply

need some advice on making this better also do you like it so far i made it quite quick so its a little rough.

genre: techno

  • -run for you're life-
    -run for you're life- by raymanftw94

    just something quick

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 7th, 2012 @ 05:50 PM Reply

At 2 days ago, TheCovenant wrote: http://soundcloud.com/kamb/kombat-first-part-ish

Halp. Besides transitions and mixing, what do?

for the beginning don't use a bass synth pick or make a lead as when the second bass comes in they fight each other.

as for adding more i would say try some different synths because they don't work to well in this remix add more of the original song and add melody's made by you to give it a remix feel.

Oh and one more thing try to make the song sound different add variation to catch the listeners attention.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! Mar. 11th, 2012 @ 05:15 PM Reply

http://soundcloud.com/yoshiii343/that-piano-piece

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Tell me what you think. Also, to avoid cluster-f**king the thread, PM me about it.