Hillside Music - Patterns

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KVRian
775 posts since 3 Jul, 2017

Post Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:05 am

Please have a listen to 'Patterns', now uploaded on Soundcloud.. :phones:

https://soundcloud.com/user-604301675/patterns0

Thank you. :)

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KVRAF
1643 posts since 19 Aug, 2008

Post Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:56 pm

Liked the bass you used... that is up until 0:32 when it suddenly without warning, vanished. But thankfully it did make a re-appearance at 0:50! When the bass isn't there, the whole thing sounds a bit thin.
Overall I liked it though. Lots of variety, and quite unique. Liked the vocoder.
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KVRian

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775 posts since 3 Jul, 2017

Post Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:38 pm

Thank you, Bansaw, for listening and commenting :)

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KVRAF
5721 posts since 18 Jul, 2008 from New York

Post Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:10 pm

The contrast between sections is striking. The piece is always subtlety evolving and never dull.

I would have preferred a bass less reminiscent of a TB-303 and less reverb in the mix.

Great job overall. :tu:

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KVRian

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775 posts since 3 Jul, 2017

Post Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:06 am

Thank you Frantz for commenting. The stereo spread was added in the mastering process, might be a little much..

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KVRAF
10509 posts since 13 Mar, 2009 from UK

Post Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:40 pm

I loved the bass sound and motif. I did miss it during the early sections where it dropped out. Maybe you could have used a modified motif (lower volume, or maybe pitch shifted) during those sections. Nice vocoder sound and the mix was great.

Good work :)

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KVRAF
20576 posts since 8 Oct, 2014

Post Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:56 pm

The sudden drop of the bass and total shift to a completely different "tune" was jarring. The bouncing around of different ideas is a little chaotic but not uninteresting. Just difficult to follow. All in all, not bad but kind of disjointed for my tastes. I prefer more subtle transitions. This song seems like it doesn't know what it wants to be and is all over the place.

On the plus side, it's not boring and the mix is good.

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KVRian

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775 posts since 3 Jul, 2017

Post Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:40 am

seismic1 wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:40 pm
I loved the bass sound and motif. I did miss it during the early sections where it dropped out. Maybe you could have used a modified motif (lower volume, or maybe pitch shifted) during those sections. Nice vocoder sound and the mix was great.

Good work :)
Thanks for listening! Quite harsh transitions, I know, but hopefully listenable :)

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KVRian

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775 posts since 3 Jul, 2017

Post Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:43 am

wagtunes wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:56 pm
The sudden drop of the bass and total shift to a completely different "tune" was jarring. The bouncing around of different ideas is a little chaotic but not uninteresting. Just difficult to follow. All in all, not bad but kind of disjointed for my tastes. I prefer more subtle transitions. This song seems like it doesn't know what it wants to be and is all over the place.

On the plus side, it's not boring and the mix is good.
Thanks for your comment. The sections are standing on their own, I just glued them together :lol: :hihi: But I am glad, you found something delightable in there..

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KVRAF
2393 posts since 5 Jun, 2011 from Preston, England, UK

Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:55 pm

Great track. Very interesting with a solid mix. Nice work! :tu:
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KVRian

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775 posts since 3 Jul, 2017

Post Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:45 pm

jethrobull wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:55 pm
Great track. Very interesting with a solid mix. Nice work! :tu:
Thanks for listening and commenting :)

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