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Melodic Dubstep (HELP PLZ)

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Hey I want some ideas over the intro, drop and what to create next to turn this song into something better, I need as many ideas as I can get to make it sound better, preferably from people who know something about dubstep, because I DON'T and i am trying to create something thats sounds legit

So did you guys like it? something u didn't like? Anything at all helps!

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Constructive Criticism:
The high note hits in the beginning were too high, maybe you could lower them an octave.
This isn't "Dubstep" in my opinion, it is D&B.
You got 4 stars from me, because this is just simply isn't dubstep. if you would have rated it as D&B, it would have gotten 5/5 easy :) ( I actually rated you 5* )
As Varsity mentioned, a riser would fill the awkward gap you have in there right now.
Even if you don't have any "risers" downloaded, you can be creative, and make your own: A lot of attack + release, and slowly *and exponentially* increasing the pitch of the instrument makes a nice riser (with a little practice).
I have found that you can make dubstep without purchasing anything, you just have to be creative, and be willing to put work into it.
To make "wubs" you just have to use a bass, and change the pitch quickly. voila. with a little practice, (and in the correct atmosphere) this can sound amazing!
Overall, this is an amazing piece, which could be taken to another level, with just a few minor changes!

SpeTheof responds:

The mix is so poor u can't hear the wobbles HAHA, anyway I fixed those things u mentioned, thanks! A riser can easily be made using 3xOsc (U select the NOISE shape and then automate cutoff/res accordingly)

Thanks for the tips bro!

Feedback wanted?

Well, this is a really cool song.

To Keep doing:
I LOVE the aggressive kick in the beginning, and the melody is sick. The song is a good bpm.

To Fix:
Add a riser. They help a lot. The melody is too high an octave. This is ok, but maybe add a layer of the same melody underneath, an octave below. Oh, and the clap, in the beginning, doesn't quite fit- it may just be too loud.

Finally, I think that overall the melodic dubstep song is too much melodic and not enough dubstep. If you don't have a good synth for basses, In most people's opinions serum is the best bet, though its almost 200$. If you think it would be better to rent it, go to splice.com. They have an option to rent serum for 10$ per month for 1 months. After that, you own it.

May I ask what DAW you use?

SpeTheof responds:

Thanks for the suggestions, i use fl studio!

not bad, make more

SpeTheof responds:

thanks but i do need some suggestions and this is not finished

Credits & Info


4.34 / 5.00

Jul 11, 2018
2:56 PM EDT
File Info
4.3 MB
1 min 52 sec

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