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Silence (Sample)

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This is sample to song I am remixing feat vocals from Sarah Maclachlan. The mastering is not quite done and it seems a bit repetative, things to change in the near future.

The songs sounds familiar to Tiesto's 2008 remix 'Silence-Delirium.' I used the first minute as reference and from that point on, the part you don't hear, is 100% original melody.

I would like to get some feedback on this sample to get an idea of what needs to be changed.

Any feedback is always appreciated!

**I would also like to point out that this is a sample edit, the music stops after 1:00


Hello there
I will be very clear on what I think of this. In case you are wondering why im giving you 3 stars.
Its very short, although its only a "sample", in another words, WIP = work in progress. This is so similar to tiesto's original, om not sure if you are doing a remix or a remake. When you are trying to remix a song, try a different chord progression that fits the melody and or the vocals.

I like the heavy Kick and the bass arpeggios. With the 0.44 melody its a clearly nice piece of Trance! What is missing is some effects and crashes that glue the parts together. Like a reversed crash leading to a crash in 00:30 for example. The overall mix sounds great. The mastering could have been better, but mastering is hard to master (wordplay, lol).

See ya

prodrift101 responds:

Thanks for your review. Three stars is more than understandable. As far as sounding like tiesto's mix, I cannot lie, I used the first minute of his song as a good framing for the rest of the song. After the music cuts out, I add different arps playing original melodies.

When it comes to gluing the tracks together, my FX still aren't done yet. I have some more cymbals and reverse FX later on in the song but don't introduce them too early on so it doesn't seem repetitive.

I'll send you a message after I finish the darn thing.

Hmm... well I'm thinking maybe something should be done at the chorus. Maybe mute the percussion and add strings or something? I dunno, play around with it. Overall, it sounds pretty plain to me.

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prodrift101 responds:

Thanks for your review. It's still a work in progress. Unfortunately, the interesting part is the part that fades out.

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3.71 / 5.00

Oct 24, 2013
7:38 PM EDT
File Info
1.4 MB
1 min 14 sec

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