New track "Aspiring a better world" (138 bpm, Asharp major) for a better world for all !

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good drive, clear mix good beat.

the synth/sounds lack fullness though. they're very basic, which is what you might be going for intentionally in which case. good job. But i reccon you could profit from having for instance your strings /pluck sounds sound more full.
 
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good drive, clear mix good beat.

the synth/sounds lack fullness though. they're very basic, which is what you might be going for intentionally in which case. good job. But i reccon you could profit from having for instance your strings /pluck sounds sound more full.
Hi, thanks a lot for your comments and suggestions. Sure, I will improve this track and all my previous ones, before I will release my MWAF project album. Cheers.
 
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This is much better than one you shared previously. Agree with Jetflag about the synths which sound kind of basic/amateur/flat. The arrangement is a little cheesey and predictable too, but not terrible. I like that everything at least breathes and the bassline is fun.
 
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This is much better than one you shared previously. Agree with Jetflag about the synths which sound kind of basic/amateur/flat. The arrangement is a little cheesey and predictable too, but not terrible. I like that everything at least breathes and the bassline is fun.
Hi Hensmon, thank you for your comments. As I wrote earlier/above, I will gather all valuable comments/suggestions and improve all my tracks before the release of my MWAF album. Cheers.
 

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There seems to be quite an overlap between the bass and the kick. I am not sure if the kick is too loud or if the tail is too long or if the bass frequencies are boosted in excess. It seems like the kick could have used some more mid frequencies, they sometimes can help the brain fill in the gaps so you can bring low frequencies down a bit or shorten the kick.

The hats, crashes and other percussion feel like they are excessively high passed.
In a way reminds me of how Vinyl rips sound, where the mids kinda disappear. It's "hissy".

I think I heard some snare rolls? If I did, they seem to suffer from that same issue.

Mid synths sound good. The break is fine. I don't know what else to say, maybe play with automation some more?

The overall structure is good, intro and all. I didn't like the mix however.
 
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There seems to be quite an overlap between the bass and the kick. I am not sure if the kick is too loud or if the tail is too long or if the bass frequencies are boosted in excess. It seems like the kick could have used some more mid frequencies, they sometimes can help the brain fill in the gaps so you can bring low frequencies down a bit or shorten the kick.

The hats, crashes and other percussion feel like they are excessively high passed.
In a way reminds me of how Vinyl rips sound, where the mids kinda disappear. It's "hissy".

I think I heard some snare rolls? If I did, they seem to suffer from that same issue.

Mid synths sound good. The break is fine. I don't know what else to say, maybe play with automation some more?

The overall structure is good, intro and all. I didn't like the mix however.
Hi thanks a lot for your detailed comments. I really appreciate the time you took to make a careful listening to my track. Surely, I will gather your and all other valuable comments/suggestions and improve all my tracks, including on EQ and mastering, before the release of my MWAF album. Cheers. :)
 
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Hi thanks a lot for your detailed comments. I really appreciate the time you took to make a careful listening to my track. Surely, I will gather your and all other valuable comments/suggestions and improve all my tracks, including on EQ and mastering, before the release of my MWAF album. Cheers. :)
I hope it wasn't too harsh or anything. I have a bit of a strict taste even when it comes to the genres that I enjoy listening to.
So I was very analytical.
Also, I do produce but I'm just a bedroom producer with minimal experience. (I have posted here before under "AltAngSchmerz".)
I listen more than I produce so yeah.

My main concern was the bass and kicks, sometimes tracks sound good on headphones but then you put on a big system and the kick drowns everything else and it comes across kind of weird. It's especially bad if you are playing it on a festival.

Joel Zimmerman aka deadmau5 has done some ramblings about it on the internet, it's not a perfect rule that you have to follow but check it out:

He's a bit of a douchey but he does know a lot.
 
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Hi again. Not at all, you were very assertive, I did really appreciate all your detailed comments on my tracks :) . They will be very useful for me and I will also check kick/bass interaction on more systems (I have Technics dj headphones RP-DH1200 and my monitoring system are 2 monitors bi-amp KRK Rokit 8 + Event 20/20 15inch subwoofer, through a DBX active crossover, with Auralex foam room treatment). I agree with you that the mid-freq of the hihats were somehow truncated in the mix, maybe it was just because of the mastering settings, while pushing up the loudness, the hihats level/freq dropped a bit. For my album, after improving the tracks, I will send them to a sound engineed friend of mine for a more accurate mastering. Thank you also for sharing Deadmau5 video. Cheers.
 
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