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SandDisplayMan - Apparition

Quick Explanation: something like a ghost

Made a new song ^,^

Made it kinda spooky with sum ambiences

Vst plugins that were used: Sytrus (all the basses and the violin were made with sytrus by myself), 4front piano

Vst effects: EQ, Reeverb, Saturation, Vocodex, OTT (never forget OTT), phaser, stereo-imager from Izotope and Effector

Bpm (Beats per minute): 150

Hope you like it :))

pls rate and comment if you consider, thanks!



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WOW THIS IS AMAZING!!! for someone that can’t afford serum and only uses free plugins this is absolutely fire! i’m 15 btw we should do a collab!

SandDisplayMan responds:

Thanks :))
Idk Im not so into collaborating with anyone yet, becuz I am still working on my style of drop, song arranging and mixing and this would only kinda disorient me :/

wow cool

SandDisplayMan responds:


Oh man you see the ambiences does a lot! What I would also work on, is mixing - this is super important (compositon > mixing > mastering). There are many things to look at, and many ways to mix but I think it would be the best if you check some advanced people do this so what I would recommend is actually watching some tutorials. It may sound boring, but it helps a lot! I would recommend you to watch people like Jay Eskar and his tutorials (especially on mixing) and In The Mix, who makes amazing tutorials whether it's mixing, recording, plugins, etc. It's all on youtube. It will show you the way of mixing, what should you do, and other stuff. (Volume leveling is really important)

As an additional tip I can tell you that I made a phat rack for dubstep basses which helps a lot (you can make one by yourself, there are tutorials on how to do that in FL (yesss, another tutorial :D But I promise you - it really does help)). It basically makes your basses stronger and bigger and you can do that even with stock plugins in Patcher.

Another great, great, great and one more time, great plugin is OTT. You can use it on everything. Like literally everything. It makes your sound way cleaner and more present, and the best thing that it's easy to use - I usually drag Uplifter and Downlifter knobs down a bit to about 30% (or something like this, it's on the bottom of OTT), but you can also play with Depth and Out gain and these knobs that affect High, Mid and Bass frequencies. It's really easy to learn it and use it, and the good thing - it's free! Yay! Who doesn't like free stuff? :D

You can even use couple OTT's in the row if needed.

When it comes to free stuff, there's also a great plugin Valhalla Supermassive, which is a reverb plugin with a lot of weird reverbs that makes your sound way more interesting. It's harder to learn than OTT obviously, but really effective.

Keep up the good work, and if you have any questions - make sure to ask.
I'm not the best at making music I guess, but I'll try to help :)


P.S. I realised now that you wrote you used OTT - that's good, you can actually hear it, idk what I was thinking :D Good job once more! :)

SandDisplayMan responds:

Hi, thanks for your HUGE review :))
Well, I already watch sum of the tutorials you just mentioned. My biggest problem is that I cant make a good stereo-image when post-processing my basses and to make my basses sound great (I dont have Serum so this make it harder for me to make something useful), another problem is that I kinda lack inspiration for bass-rhythms. About mastering, I mostly use Ozone 9 elements because it was free for some time and I use Mastering-presets (idk if that's good tho :/). I'll check out for phat-rack for dubstep, perhaps it helps me? And looking music-tutorials actually isn't boring for me :))
Again THANKS for review, i really appreciate it!!!

its like walking down a hallway

SandDisplayMan responds:

I agree :))
Tnx for checking out

Credits & Info

4.53 / 5.00

Sep 2, 2020
9:10 AM EDT
File Info
6 MB
2 min 37 sec
  • Sytrus
  • Harmor

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