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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-28 00:12:11 Reply

At 3/20/12 11:14 PM, papkee wrote: Okay, need some major help with this. Not off to a very good start.

http://soundcloud.com/papkee/from-ashes-wip

Thanks! Any feedback is going to be praised. (It's supposed to be electro - ha!)

Overall I like the track, it has great potential and sounds nice already.

Here are my notes:

- The ambient synth that starts appearing at 30 seconds should get have the volume turned up. Its a great sound but its very faint most times its used

-The techno kick sound at 1:40 should be repeated until the tone change at 1:55

-The techno beats that come in at 3:00 should be introduced sooner at 2:27 when the main melody falls off

-maybe add a heavy kick to the main parts

Overall I really like it, please post and updated version when you add to it


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-28 15:24:24 Reply

  • Seek Me
    Seek Me by ChimeraNoise

    A house track disguised as a trance track.

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Help!


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-28 21:25:15 Reply

I'm really excited about this track I'm working on and it's really close to being done... but I'd love some advice on if anything sounds a little off (there's an FX error in the intro that's too loud, I can fix that but idk how it happened).

Anyways, just looking to see if anyone thinks I should do or change anything up.

Hur it is.

Thanks guys.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-28 21:32:55 Reply

At 3/28/12 03:24 PM, ChimeraNoise wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/477866
Help!

That is a really good track... I feel like you should compress it as it gets a little redundant and it is 7 mins long, but still very very (very) smexi


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-28 21:41:01 Reply

At 3/28/12 09:25 PM, Revise wrote: I'm really excited about this track I'm working on and it's really close to being done... but I'd love some advice on if anything sounds a little off (there's an FX error in the intro that's too loud, I can fix that but idk how it happened).

Anyways, just looking to see if anyone thinks I should do or change anything up.

Hur it is.

Thanks guys.

Sorry for the doublepost... Revise, your track is pretty smooth and constant in it's tone. In my opinion i would have liked to have heard the keys come in much earlier (perhaps after the ambient lead up) and the midsection seems like it might sound more complex with a change in bpm or a drop... but that depends more on the genre your going for. overall, good job


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-29 00:20:48 Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/478222

Almost finished with it...Just need some advice on how i can make it sound better :P

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-29 02:35:25 Reply

  • 8-bit Insomnia
    8-bit Insomnia by SuperBastard

    8-bit chiptune made in milkytracker

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How do I add to this? It's 4 channels. Thanks!


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-30 01:25:35 Reply

At 3/29/12 12:20 AM, Badgenetics wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/478222

Almost finished with it...Just need some advice on how i can make it sound better :P

I really like the general concept of the track, and the sounds your using flow well together. I would really like to hear more meat. The majority of the song consists of more ambient sounds while the heavy sections are nice but scarce. Please repost the finished version when your done


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-30 03:52:03 Reply

At 3/28/12 09:32 PM, nestman wrote:
At 3/28/12 03:24 PM, ChimeraNoise wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/477866
Help!
That is a really good track... I feel like you should compress it as it gets a little redundant and it is 7 mins long, but still very very (very) smexi

Yeah I was going to wait to do a full master of the track until I felt it was truly finished. I am really hoping for some advice on what I could add to the track.. But it seems people just want me to hurry up and make it sound like sex.


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-31 18:26:48 Reply

Not completely finished with this yet... maybe 80% done? idk, I just don't know what to add at this point without taking away from the flow ive already created.

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/478621


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-03-31 18:44:43 Reply

this will be Ultramartyr's second song. we're doing a cover to shake some rust off after an extended vacation.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-01 20:30:54 Reply

here's a small loop on the thing I'm working on, techno house'ih progressive thing

I'm trying to make it more lively but kinda starting to think about abandoning this and starting on something else

so yeah, a bit of brainstorming goes a long way

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-02 19:15:04 Reply

  • Eclipse [WiP]
    Eclipse [WiP] by Revise

    Experimental dubstep

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    Dubstep
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Also, soundcloud for easy commenting.

Just wondering what people think of 2:00 onwards and if I should make the song more like that.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-02 19:20:00 Reply

part 2... but where's part 1?

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-04 17:47:45 Reply

  • No Name (WIP)
    No Name (WIP) by Badgenetics

    New WIP

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New WIP started yesterday still waiting on vocals and lyrics from a friend

Horribly generic in my opinion but my friends like it.

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-04 21:01:30 Reply

Hey guys I'll be mastering an EP of my dubstep music in a couple hours. If i stream it on ustream or another similar would any of you be interested in checking it out? It's more modern dubstep, just so you know. If you dig the older more meditative kind you may not be as in to it.
here are a few of my tracks if you want to see if you're interested

  • Overdrive
    Overdrive by aaronmusslewhite

    Dirty Dubstep! and with guitar.

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    18,740 Views
  • Somebody I used toDubstep
    Somebody I used toDubstep by aaronmusslewhite

    Dubstep Remix of Somebody I used to know by Gotye

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    4.39 / 5.00
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    Dubstep
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    3,707 Views
  • I'm Alive
    I'm Alive by aaronmusslewhite

    Pretty and filthy dubstep

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    4.47 / 5.00
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    1,864 Views

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-06 00:32:51 Reply

Hi, I am still creating music for my scary game and I made 2 so far.
so what you think?

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/479581?updated=1


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-13 23:37:41 Reply

I've been working on this EP since October last year. It's not completely finished yet. I still have one more song to make but I wanted to know your thoughts and possibly get constructive criticism.

Anyway, here's the link: http://soundcloud.com/galacticbass/sets/the-darkness-inside/

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-13 23:41:23 Reply

At 4/6/12 12:32 AM, Ongokiller50 wrote: Hi, I am still creating music for my scary game and I made 2 so far.
so what you think?

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/479581?updated=1

I liked it a lot! It sounded a lot like the song when you have to shoot Skull Kid's hand to get the Ocarina back in Majora's Mask. And it also had a Wario Land 4 vibe to it. (when you have the key and have to run back to the beginning)

Keep up the good work man!

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-14 04:40:08 Reply

Will you guys help me making the best trance song ever?
Feedback very much appreciated!!

  • Serene Tranquility
    Serene Tranquility by jasfab

    This is some work on progress.

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Yeaah my third song! Hope u like it ;)
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/lis ten/478776

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-14 22:49:22 Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/481091

current WIP, made in Renoise.

A quick arrangement, still deciding what direction it should go in (more organic-sounding or more trippy/ soundscape-ish)

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-15 01:42:08 Reply

At 4/14/12 10:49 PM, houzatosis wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/481091

current WIP, made in Renoise.

A quick arrangement, still deciding what direction it should go in (more organic-sounding or more trippy/ soundscape-ish)

and for future reference, how do I embed tracks in posts?

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-17 18:59:27 Reply

  • This is my Yah
    This is my Yah by glimpee

    This is my Yah

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    3.38 / 5.00
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    Song
    Genre
    Dubstep
    Popularity
    29 Views

I think its done, what can I do to improve?


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-18 14:52:52 Reply

Hey :)

Somehow when it comes to producing dubstep music i feel pretty confident about the intro, but when it comes to the drop / bass part, i have no clue about how to make it fit to the intro. Please leave me some feedback on how to make a sick drop! any thoughts and links to tutorials / music theory are very welcome :)

  • Drop needed!
    Drop needed! by SirSirius

    need help with the drop

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    4.49 / 5.00
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    Dubstep
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Cheers

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-26 22:51:27 Reply

  • WIP -- Perfume Dance
    WIP -- Perfume Dance by kaffekane

    It's not finished by MY standards.

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    3.40 / 5.00
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    Loop
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    Techno
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    80 Views

I'd like to hear from someone with some reasonable sense about what kind of instrument I should lead this with.
It's actually making me feel a little angry that I can't complete it at present.

Anyone for feedback, I'd be glad to have it.


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-04-30 00:45:01 Reply

  • Gettin' Fancy
    Gettin' Fancy by Suezo

    Gettin' Fancy (2012)

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Yup.


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-05-01 00:19:20 Reply

I've got 3 WIP on my wall.
Saw this after the post haha.
Gimme some feedback ig
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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-05-01 00:20:59 Reply

Whoa - Jeeves


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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-05-01 03:29:54 Reply

At 5/1/12 12:20 AM, Sir-Arthur wrote: Whoa - Jeeves

I think some of the problems mainly reside with the voice, because at times, it's really hard to understand what's going on within the song. It seems like the background melody and the voice are both demanding for attention as well as some of the harmony, so I never really feel like there a clear lead to the song (which should mainly be the voice). I think maybe a bit of EQ could solve this problem as you can have the mid range frequencies of the voice boost a little (or a lot... depending on what your looking for) so you can have the voice become more prominent. Also, I think that you need a bit of clarity on the voice as well, so if you can (especially if you did the voice parts yourself), split the voice tracks apart and work on equalizing them so that they fit together perfectly.

Other then that, I think the background melody sounds professionally done, so I'll give you props for that. And until you add your bro's voice in, I'm not sure what other advice I can give for that specific song. GL on it.

Alright, if anyone has any advise on this song (I'm not quite sure what else I can do on this song), feel free to post it on this thread :)

  • Zel - Psobb Ettc Rmx
    Zel - Psobb Ettc Rmx by zelazon

    A remix based off of Phantasy star online blue burst

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Response to Works In Progress Advice Thread! 2012-05-14 15:30:36 Reply

Here's a piece I am working on, it's "program music" for the first two chapers of a book set in early Ancient Rome. I plan to get at least three chapters done, with perhaps a maximum of 5 chapters (5 movements).


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