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AD - African Spirit

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Actually I just wanted to recreate a badass drum I heard yesterday, then things got lost... as usual XD I worked hard on this Beat, but it took less time to make than my others. It seems I finall get used to it. I exported it about 6 times to compare audio quality on nonFL Player. I did my best to mix it up as good as I could, but there are still two spots where the bass is a bit too heavy `\o_O/ยด The Udu and the Drums hit the Subs hard sometimes, so be aware ;)

I used many african samles here as you can hear...
- african wooden Instruments
- african drums
- some Udus (which have an awesome significant sound)
- self created oldskool snare ( I'm pretty pround of it ^o^ )
- automated filter

I put about 5 hour of work in this piece (which is very suprising to me) I worked with a very basic 16 bar setup made out of 10 channels on 15 pattern. 3 different FX are in use, speed is 128 bpm.

Enjoy... and gimme some criticism =_=

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Cradle of fucking civilization!

Sorry to hear/read about your pc crashin...but this really is badass!

AeraDynamic responds:

Yo this is my first real Track if I may call it like that, I tried to be as different as usual HipHop sounds like and this came out! I got into the african Style cause I just got some nice wild unique Effects and Instruments I wanted to use. Thanks!

sick song man

dam yo some crazy sounding shit madd good yo. Got ma 5
Keep it pimpin'
BN out

AeraDynamic responds:

I guess I'm always on the experimenting way while makin Beats, being different is what defines us today.

totally original

if nothing else could be said for it at least that

i really love the drums, at first i was thinking that it would suck to rap on, but the more ;layered the drums became the better it sounded

i think u took a huge experimental risk on this and it payed off


AeraDynamic responds:

Yes now that you name it XI I see the problem, it was not really made for lyrics, but it would still I guess with the right rap style on it. Its more for the unstructured and unbounded style, more the "speaking with rythm" thing than a strong structured and strict rap you can often hear today :/ It was more entertaining as itself then build up for vocals on it... But I like going the experimenting way XD

Very nice!

Hey man, very nice piece! I can see this in the opening of a big movie. Actually, if I ever get into flash ( which is a big possibility once i start school ) I would want to use this piece. Great work man, keep it up!

AeraDynamic responds:

XD Hey I would be very proud iof it! Maybe I'll see it in your flash someday ^^
Thank you for the review


this is the first time ive heard a beat like this lol

great idea

u also executed it pretty well too i dun really see any mistakes...

the filtered part in the middle of the song is kind of random lol but thurs nothing wrong with it i guess

keep it up

sry i havent been very active on ng lately alot of shits going on that i gotta deal with


AeraDynamic responds:

Yeah I know the filter was random bu I wanted to use it one time and I just didn't know where else to put it in, I wanted to make a unique beat with instruments no one ever used before (I guess), and it came out pretty good X)

Credits & Info


3.79 / 5.00

Jul 8, 2008
7:25 PM EDT
File Info
5.8 MB
3 min 10 sec

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.