A Pop-ish/electronica beat I made with massive basslines

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  1. elias2tife

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    Just made this beat, a Pop-ish electronica (Tbh I don't know which genre I'd label it lol). Anyways, the idea is to make a track around the bass with a layer of strings to make it more dramatical.

    I hope you like it, any feedbacks are welcome.

     
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    Not sure about it. I'll leave it to others.
     
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    Nice track. Thanks for sharing it with all of us.
     
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    Thanks for the feedback, really appreciate it
     
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    ahh that's too bad first impression is really important to me, is there anything that doesn't sound right (in the technical aspect that should be fixed) ?
     
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    Technically, the side chain compression is a bit too obvious. The bass is just being sucked in when it should be dominant. As for the composition, I was hoping that the semitone shifts would reveal a melodic destination instead of just remaining in a holding pattern. F to F# could resolve to Db...perhaps?
     
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    Yes, there is intentional heavy sidechain on the bass with a kinda slow release. For the melody part I'll keep it in consideration while revising the track. thanks for the feedbacks man
     
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    cool mate can you send me the kick?
     
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    sure here's the link

    I used on some high cut EQ + compression, on Drum bus used some a combination of saturation/Transient design
     
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    @elias2tife ,just listened to this track,very nice production & thank you for sharing :bow:
    Imho the side chain compression is how it's supposed to be on a track like this,it gives it the right vibe.Drums are punchy,very nice work.
    I would suggest for your bass lines to always try to stack underneath a sub sine wave :bow:,this way your basses with have extra "weight".
    Also try to experiment if you ever remake this track or on new ones with slides/portamento on your basses.
    Have a great day,cheers ! :bow:
     
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    Thank you for this valuable feedback, I did add a a subtle sine sub, maybe I overdid it with the low cut got recheck that, Portamento sounds like a great idea will def try to expriment with it and maybe implement it in the next production
     
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    Nice work kind of melancholic which i like but i have to agree about the bass. it is as if too much dominated by the kick.
    good luck
     
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    I feel you should lower the volume of the snare hit on the quieter sections. maybe even a delay on some hits there. It sometimes is a little too enthousiastic in the mix. Also I feel that the bass is not that massive compared to the kick. Could use a few points more volume imo. Very nice orchestral melodies and instruments/libs used. Great use of the reverseverb intro sounds. Creative track overall!
     
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    Awesome track man. This will do very well in places like BeatStars (If that is of any interest to you). Great work! :like: Only suggestion, cut the level of the snare a little... it will clash with any possible vocals if and when that happens.
     
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