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layzer
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5344 posts since 11 Jun, 2006

Postby layzer; Wed May 16, 2018 4:09 pm Moon Raider - retro electro with a *hint* of IDM

yup, more sloppy spam from me, trying to keep up with other users in the forum :oops:

EDIT:
as of may 20, its a new version up with the bass lowered a little
after reading Tims "driving bass" and Markku's "balancing stuff" comments.
and, after not being 100% happy about the freq balance of the last mix myself...:borg:

https://soundcloud.com/layzerkvr/ramirez-moon-raider

bass- EVM Bassline
Pads and choirs - KLC M1
synth lead - shortcircuit2
piano - Maestro piano samples into EXT2 instrument
arps - EnergyPro
drums - Linplug RMIV

enjoy?
:roll:
Last edited by layzer on Sun May 20, 2018 4:53 am, edited 3 times in total.
HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
DAW [ENERGY XT2/1U RACK WINXP / MAUDIO 1010LT PCI]
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htcnext2
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235 posts since 3 Jul, 2017, from Austria

Postby htcnext2; Thu May 17, 2018 8:54 am Re: Moon Raider - retro electro with a *hint* of IDM

This is more Knight Raider than Moon Raider! Perfect 80s electro. Really cool baseline in there. On your SC there´s a picture of your studio? Do you use that analog stuff in your current productions? I once owned the Matrix 1000, nice gear.
Greetings
HM
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wagtunes
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12642 posts since 8 Oct, 2014

Postby wagtunes; Thu May 17, 2018 9:06 am Re: Moon Raider - retro electro with a *hint* of IDM

Doesn't sound like spam to me. I like it.

I do have a question. What reverbs do you use? I think I might have asked this on another one of your tracks but don't remember.
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seismic1
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Postby seismic1; Sat May 19, 2018 1:10 pm Re: Moon Raider - retro electro with a *hint* of IDM

The pads, and especially the basses are the standouts for me. The driving bassline that begins at 1:04 gives the track a very energetic and dramatic atmosphere. Great for a movie action sequence.

Good work :)
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Markku
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272 posts since 3 Mar, 2014

Postby Markku; Sun May 20, 2018 2:47 am Re: Moon Raider - retro electro with a *hint* of IDM

Could have fooled me, if someone would have played this and said it was done in 80s.

Really nice. I think there's some balancing stuff which could be better, but, in retrospect, real 80s stuff had issues on that area.

Real good sound and separation.

What is the synth lead? Shortcircuit is a sampler, just asking because I liked the sound and I use older Shortcircuit...
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layzer
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5344 posts since 11 Jun, 2006

Postby layzer; Sun May 20, 2018 4:45 am Re: Moon Raider - retro electro with a *hint* of IDM

htcnext2 wrote:This is more Knight Raider than Moon Raider! Perfect 80s electro. Really cool baseline in there. On your SC there´s a picture of your studio? Do you use that analog stuff in your current productions? I once owned the Matrix 1000, nice gear.
Greetings
HM


hey, HTC! thanks for stopping by :oops:

yes, the bass is pretty busy...lol
i just revisited it and dropped the volume a bit
after reading Tims "driving bass" and Markku's "balancing stuff" comments.

i have 2 daws, my HW DAW, which has all that gear
going into a 1U rackmount quadcore winxp system.

then theres my ITB laptop that has been getting more
and more use sadly :cry:
but on occasion i jump back on the HW DAW, recently used
my AX80 on the tune before this one.
http://www.kvraudio.com/forum/viewtopic ... 4&t=504852
HW SYNTHS [KORG T2EX - AKAI AX80 - YAMAHA SY77 - ENSONIQ VFX]
HW MODULES [OBi M1000 - ROLAND MKS-50 - ROLAND JV880 - KURZ 1000PX]
SW [CHARLATAN - OBXD - OXE - ELEKTRO - MICROTERA - M1 - SURGE - RMiV]
DAW [ENERGY XT2/1U RACK WINXP / MAUDIO 1010LT PCI]
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thecontrolcentre
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22631 posts since 27 Jul, 2005, from the wilds of wanny

Postby thecontrolcentre; Sun May 20, 2018 5:18 am Re: Moon Raider - retro electro with a *hint* of IDM

Nice one Layzer. Sounds too modern to be an 80s track ... good, punchy production. The title reminded me of ...

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My kids used to love them :hihi:

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