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Astro Haze

By Robroy on May 15, 2016 6:20 pm

Tried a new drum treatment this week which I've 50/50 on. Makes them kick out a bit more although I think the shakers might be a bit too toppy. Any thoughts appreciated

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May 16, 2016 6:06 pm

This is great--totally digging the drum/percussion, subtle pads, and vocal edit.  Maybe I'd say back down on the shakers 2dB or so.  (I did the same thing once with a triangle on a track. Sounded great when I was working on it, and then the next day, it was triangle player was really enthusiastic about this gig, I guess.) Maybe pull the hats back a touch, where they're higher.  But still!  Very nice track, fav'd and downloaded.

May 17, 2016 6:28 am
onezero wrote:

This is great--totally digging the drum/percussion, subtle pads, and vocal edit.  Maybe I'd say back down on the shakers 2dB or so.  (I did the same thing once with a triangle on a track. Sounded great when I was working on it, and then the next day, it was triangle player was really enthusiastic about this gig, I guess.) Maybe pull the hats back a touch, where they're higher.  But still!  Very nice track, fav'd and downloaded.

Thanks OneZero, yeah I had a feeling about the shakers as well, but just after I'd mastered it and sat back and really listened to it. I think some of my mix downs are a little too top end at the moment so need to tame them a bit as well. Feedback much appreciated

May 21, 2016 7:23 pm

Nice danceable Housejam.
My impression, everything is ok smile

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