Old 05-10-2017, 11:25 PM   #1
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Default Twisted Vines : New track :)

https://soundcloud.com/lukeswansonmu...ines-2/s-1IkRZ

There she is boys and gals..

I would love to get some feedback on the track.

Do you like the song itself?

Do you like the mix?

How bout' the master?

Anything you would like to see added/taken away from the track?

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Old 05-11-2017, 04:27 AM   #2
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I like the track, it has a nice vibe.

I listened in mono and the mix sounded fine: nothing seemed to poke out or be too loud.

Personally I think some vocals would give the track more arc, not necessarily all the way through, maybe just in a few places to give it some direction.
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Old 05-11-2017, 09:55 AM   #3
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I like the track, it has a nice vibe.

I listened in mono and the mix sounded fine: nothing seemed to poke out or be too loud.

Personally I think some vocals would give the track more arc, not necessarily all the way through, maybe just in a few places to give it some direction.
Awesome, good news. I would love to have vocals. But honestly don't know where to get them without fearing copyright flags and such. Any idea?
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Old 05-12-2017, 01:41 AM   #4
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Awesome, good news. I would love to have vocals. But honestly don't know where to get them without fearing copyright flags and such. Any idea?
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You either write some yourself and then sing them or use some from somewhere like sample swap (giving attribution) http://sampleswap.org/filebrowser-ne...SPOKEN+WORD%2F

Using a sampled accapella will mean a lot of trawling through crap until you find something that works.

If you can't sing then consider using a vocoder & pitch shifter (Kenny Gioia's tutorials show what can be achieved this way).

Another alternative would be to use something like Plogue's Alter-Ego (https://www.plogue.com/products/alterego/), which is free and with some work is doable - especially if you blend it with a real vocal and vocoder.

So you see there are many options.
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Old 05-12-2017, 03:52 AM   #5
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Interesting thanks a lot. Lots of info here. I've had too many people say all I need are vox. Time to act
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Old 05-13-2017, 04:32 AM   #6
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You slipped this one in. Love that little squeezy sound that comes in just before the 1 min mark. How do you do your sounds? That is, do you play the synths or program them with midi or a combo?
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Hey Sammy. Thanks. As for the Synths I usually program generic midi like a 4 chord progression, then design the patch, then I delete the midi and play in the parts using my computer keyboard. I actually love the way the computer keyboard feels. It's snappy, not expressive of course but snappy.

Sold most of my gear before the move (including my keyboards)
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Old 06-03-2017, 06:07 AM   #8
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Made some adjustments, uploading now. Sent this one in to some record labels with no response. Might as well try and improve it right!
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Old 06-03-2017, 07:26 AM   #9
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https://soundcloud.com/lukeswansonmu...nes-v2/s-st5Pg

Annd here it is. Keep in mind its slightly less compressed and overall about .8db quieter. But, with that in mind, does it sound better? Thanks
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