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SITARI - crunchy munchy

By george bowles on September 23, 2016 6:09 am

i performed out of reaktor but through a guitar effect pedal. then i mastered that recorded but added more beats over it using the reaktor plugin but using a different section of its labyrinthine depths. ended up with the original performance and 2 separate versions, then crossfaded the three together using volume envelopes. ended up being a very fun project.

I do request your help, dear listener, on your vast array of soundsystems... does this sound too trebly or tinny? I know it is part of the nature of the sound of the track, but talking more in a mastering sense. My ears are pretty worn out by now, but not too bad. sometimes i mix stuff too muddy but lately i think sometimes i overcompensate and it ends up tinny sounding. any advice on how to alleviate this problem is welcome.

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September 26, 2016 12:26 am

This is nice and brain scrambling.  It's definitely heavy on the high end, but I took that to be sort of what it was "going for" so to speak.  It kind of creates an unusual sound world.  Sounds pretty good on my speakers though.  Not too tinny.   

September 27, 2016 2:29 am
CosmicCairns wrote:

This is nice and brain scrambling.  It's definitely heavy on the high end, but I took that to be sort of what it was "going for" so to speak.  It kind of creates an unusual sound world.  Sounds pretty good on my speakers though.  Not too tinny.

cool thanks! yeah it was going for sort of an RDJ Album sonic vibe with lots of sculpted high end.

September 27, 2016 2:34 am

also was going for a distorted meat beat manifesto vibe

September 30, 2016 4:00 am

It's definitely got that aliasing digital top end.  There's no crazy sub and the bass is compressed naturally from the gain stages.  As a suggestion, I'd experiment spatially more as there's some cool stuff in here yet the mix stays relatively the same.  Possibly from the amount of processing also? 
Love the adventurous vibe of the piece.   Reaktor is quite limitless hey.  Always fun experimenting too!  Hours disappear.  smile

September 30, 2016 4:10 am
rdomain wrote:

It's definitely got that aliasing digital top end.  There's no crazy sub and the bass is compressed naturally from the gain stages.  As a suggestion, I'd experiment spatially more as there's some cool stuff in here yet the mix stays relatively the same.  Possibly from the amount of processing also? 
Love the adventurous vibe of the piece.   Reaktor is quite limitless hey.  Always fun experimenting too!  Hours disappear.  smile


yeah my work has so much processing that some stuff is lost i think. by spatially do you mean use the stereo field more? because i do tend to mix pretty narrow. yeah i wish what i hear in my imagination could be there more, i think the future will have some kind of ability to augment and shape and detail things with our minds a bit more.

September 30, 2016 4:20 am

Yeah, pretty much.  The mix sits in one 'space' and doesn't move from there. 
The future will hold amazing things I'm sure.  The shit we have already it pretty damn amazing!  A good time to be alive.  smile

September 30, 2016 4:57 am
rdomain wrote:

Yeah, pretty much.  The mix sits in one 'space' and doesn't move from there. 
The future will hold amazing things I'm sure.  The shit we have already it pretty damn amazing!  A good time to be alive.  smile


aw yiss! we lucked out. as a 1975 baby, i have seen so much go down technologically it is absurdly mindblowing, whoosh! and things have just begun...

October 1, 2016 7:59 pm

Title says it all; compressed, ready-to-explode vibe.

But did you click your heels and say "There's no place like home?"

October 2, 2016 4:44 am
Jim Wood wrote:

Title says it all; compressed, ready-to-explode vibe.

But did you click your heels and say "There's no place like home?"

it does kind of wander aimlessly... could use something tying it down.

October 8, 2016 4:17 pm

The Art of noise
Great stuff

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