Broken (Concept)


Author Comments

What you hear: Weird bass-like fart noises screeching into the eerie calm of synth pads and piano notes played by someone who has no composing skill.
What I want you to experience: A walk through a forest/field/whatever, while you contemplate life, lost love, depression - take your pick. It's a sad song.

This is something I've been working on, but I have no idea where to take this. Any critique or comments from a second party may be useful.

(Felt bassy or whatever, idk might remove later)

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What I like about this is that you got the bass part pretty close to what a D&B song would sound like. This isn't bad and I did like it but it could use some more work into it. Starting off I felt like from the start towards 0:22 was dry and could have used some hats and light filtered kicks which would have liven it up. When it reached that point I did think it could have used a little more drums and baseline could have been a bit better for sure. Throughout that I think the piano could have had more lead, the bass sure does need a little work, and drums sound generic so a bit more structure would help. The last thing is mixing and mastering. I have trouble with this too and it takes me time before I render any of my work for good as I work on mixing and mastering. Work on that too. It's not bad but it could be better for sure. Keep practicing!

SierraRising responds:

Woah, lots of useful stuff in here, thank you very much! I definitely agree with all of your points, and will try to implement them.

It certainly does sound thoughtful and there is a sadness. I feel you should do with away with those weird bass sounds because they don't really fit. Instead try and compose a moving bass line that links with your drums. Have fun experimenting!

SierraRising responds:

Thank you very much for the review, I will be sure to change the bass into something more fitting!
I'll come over to your page and return the favor asap. :)

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Apr 8, 2019
12:48 PM EDT
Drum N Bass
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2.2 MB
1 min 12 sec

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