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Hardstylez Demo

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hardstyle demo

has some mastering issues

tell me what you like, dont like, and what youd like to see

to hls, horray i found a kick with slight distortion

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Pretty nice.

This isn't really Hardstyle on account the pattern you put with the hats, but its really good.

That melody is a killer, but it needs a bit of reverb and maybe a slight delay effect.

Keep it up.

SessileNomad responds:

eh idk i think that might be a personal choice on weather its hardstyle simply becuase of the hats

i mean yeah i do here alot of hardstyle with no hats, but then again, i hear alot with hats, so i guess it rolls both ways

thx for review

Pretty cool, awesome intro.

Love that intro melody and synth. Was pretty fucking cool.

And yes, there are some mastering issues with this.

Oh damn, I really like that kick!! I like that melody and saw as well, it's really really detuned.

You should definitely finish this one, and master it better, cause it's one awesome one.


SessileNomad responds:

yeah i didnt spend too much time mastering the first time around

i actualy think the melody is just too simple, i plan on making it more complicated after i finish some more projects

thx for review man


Needs work, but it's on the right track.

First, I want to say that I loved the intro. I honestly can't tell you anything of value in that section although I would suggest adding a little bit more to the last 4 bars of the intro, although the intro is great as it stands.
Now after that is where it needs a little work. Now here's the note layout of the melody right now.


Now the synth at first (before the bass came in) suggested that the bassline would be:


Except for the last one:


So when the bassline comes in, it seems to clash with the melody in some sections. Especially in the part of the first and third melody, where it also clashes with the percieved bassline:

C#-C# (melody)
G-G (percieved bassline)
B (actual bassline)

The main problem is the fact that it clashes with the percieved bassline because I personally could never find a way to link those two notes together on a chord such as that one.

And the bassline seems out of tune. I don't know what it is about that bassline, but it sounds really weird.

Really nice drum, kick was good and hihats were smooth.

I put my all into this review because since this is a WIP, you'll need all the advice you can get.

SessileNomad responds:

this is probly the most loosly thrown together wip ive ever made, im sure that my synth melody is going to change drastically, since its not really complicated enough for my taste

the bass isnt fine tuned and i know why it sounds off, if i were to change the offbeat bass in the piano roll, then when i put it on higher pitched notes, the note actually goes by faster, and lower it goes by slower, i didnt want that, so i duplicated the offbeat bass for each and adjusted the pitch in the channel options(i think thats what there called, simply when you click on the instrument, some options pop up, idk how to explain), so the bass isnt completly tuned up, thats all

lol perceived bassline, actualy bassline, what it should be, what it is, what it should not be, idk much for music theory and most of those things(even though im stoked to take that class next year), i try to just make stuff that sounds good, and if it breaks the rules of what it should be, then w/e, but im not gona change up all my music, simply because the rules of theory say that my bassline should or should not be somthing, lol

i spent like an hour messing with drums, trying to find one with punch and a slight touch of distortion, i leikd my hats too :)

if i follow my usual habits of music making, then this song is going to end up drastically different than what it sounds like now, or hell i might not even finish it, im working on like 3 songs as it is..

peace thx for review

Not bad!

Pretty nice track :) it's nice that the build up to the actual music doesn't take 5 minutes like most other hardstyle XP lol

SessileNomad responds:

lol yeah i see that alot in hardstyle, theyl have like 4 measures of just drums that bearly change at all

glad you liked it

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Jan 25, 2009
2:09 PM EST
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1 min 11 sec

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