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DJ Warmonger
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2753 posts since 7 Jun, 2012, from Warsaw

Postby DJ Warmonger; Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:49 am [Psy] Warmonger - Casting Shadows (Original Mix)

Track made in 3 days - just to prove myself.
It was all improvised. I have no deep knowledge or expectations for psytrance, so just let it flow. Note that I'm into uplifting trance, so the track hits like a truck and may be out of style.

https://soundcloud.com/djwarmonger/warm ... iginal-mix

Used pretty much all my synths. First time added some granular pads and effects to the mix.
http://djwarmonger.wordpress.com/
Tricky-Loops wrote: (...)someone like Armin van Buuren who claims to make a track in half an hour and all his songs sound somewhat boring(...)
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layzer
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Postby layzer; Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:13 pm Re: [Psy] Warmonger - Casting Shadows (Original Mix)

this was an enjoyable listen

good driving beat with some nice breaks

i'd have pitched the bass drum a little lower to give it more
bottom end, but thats just personal taste...ymmv, good track :tu:
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Frantz
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Postby Frantz; Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:20 pm Re: [Psy] Warmonger - Casting Shadows (Original Mix)

Great groove. :tu:

I agree with Layzer. The kick is pitched high like an electro tom.

The track is too long for my tastes. 4 minutes is enough for me. For some reason, trance is always 8+ minutes even if nothing new happens.
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DJ Warmonger
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Postby DJ Warmonger; Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:04 am Re: [Psy] Warmonger - Casting Shadows (Original Mix)

For some reason, trance is always 8+ minutes even if nothing new happens.

Trance is club music to be played in a mix. In reality the track gets about 5 minutes of air time.

Thanks for suggestions about the kick, I wouldn't think it should be changed.
http://djwarmonger.wordpress.com/
Tricky-Loops wrote: (...)someone like Armin van Buuren who claims to make a track in half an hour and all his songs sound somewhat boring(...)

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