OUT Super8 & Tab vs Factor B - From Way Back [Who's Afraid Of 138?!]

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Super8 & Tab, Factor B
Release title
From Way Back
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Who's Afraid Of 138?!
Release date
May 7, 2021
Release type
Single

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As others have said the intro and the outro so don't fit with the main lead. The main lead is soft and summery with gentle piano. Then at 5:55 you get an outro which sounds like something out of a bangin' tech trancer.

And those facebook comments above are hilarious ^^
 
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The intro actually is the most "oldschool" part for me, but its a little "thin" sounding. The mainlead however screams generic. Typical over-the-top factor b progression.

I mean alba, cre8 and thos old ones in the style is also quite formulaic with the typical standard modern uplfting start-break-middlepart-mainlead-outro, but somehow they carry more energy and momentum and feels very focused and cohesive. But lets be honest some of the 2004 tracks were somehow generic aswell, albeit a little less so.
 
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It's always easier to stay on Facebook in their bubbles where everyone thinks the same and can get a couple of hearts/upvotes ;)
 
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I'm surprised TF hasn't been called ShillFix or HateFix or some other hateful name like that as is with people that complain about other sites on Facebook/Reddit/whatever lmao
 
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Some absolute clowns on Facebook get way too emotional over and about little things, such as generic tracks, and generic tracks being labeled as such by others.

Other than its producers, I don't see why anyone else would get upset about opinions. Listen to whatever you like, it was made exactly for you and people alike.
 
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As others have said the intro and the outro so don't fit with the main lead. The main lead is soft and summery with gentle piano. Then at 5:55 you get an outro which sounds like something out of a bangin' tech trancer.

And those facebook comments above are hilarious ^^
Yeah, the lack of consistency kills this type of tracks. What is it trying to accomplish? Is it supposed to be tech-trance? Uplifting? Trying to shoehorn both styles rarely works well, but that's what everyone does and that's what labels love.

The intro actually is the most "oldschool" part for me, but its a little "thin" sounding. The mainlead however screams generic. Typical over-the-top factor b progression.

I mean alba, cre8 and thos old ones in the style is also quite formulaic with the typical standard modern uplfting start-break-middlepart-mainlead-outro, but somehow they carry more energy and momentum and feels very focused and cohesive. But lets be honest some of the 2004 tracks were somehow generic aswell, albeit a little less so.
The chords at 1:24 feel old-school, but the "pads" (or synth...) coming in at 1:53 feels too technical and empty. That's probably why it sounds thin to you. The old-school chords suggest that From Way Back is meant to be melodic, but the soundscape at 1:53 is more apt for a tech-trancer. I'm not a fan of that soundscape - it seems like something you would tack on a track instead of crafting it nicely, even if you're working with pre-sets.
I would say this track is poorly-executed. Its sections don't make sense, and it seems like the producer just threw together things that he thought sounded cool but ultimately feel disjointed.
 
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