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Old 11-06-2007, 11:28 AM   #1
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The "listen to my recordings" thread

So...since there are a few people here who are into homerecording, I think a thread in which everyone can post his own recordings to get some helpful feedback, is a good idea.

And even people who aren´t recording anything can help people with just listening to the stuff - everyone in here can tell if something sounds good/bad/etc. on his/her soundsystem.

So, of course I opened this thread because I got something I want you guys to listen to:

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...02-05.mp3.html

I doubt that a lot of you will like the music, but that doesn´t matter.
Just want to know what it sounds like on your audio system and if you can hear anything really negative...I mean like an instrument is too loud or the whole mix is too "bassy" or whatever...just tell me!

Thanks already and of course post your stuff as well!
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Old 11-06-2007, 11:53 AM   #2
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On all the fast parts to be honest, try to get more intervalles between the hits on the cymbals (that's how you call it in English right?). For example: Instread of 3 hits a second, try 2.
Besides that, it will sound nice with vocals and a real drummer I think, so it's good.
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Old 11-06-2007, 02:13 PM   #3
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the drums sound way too thin (mainly the snare). you did more eqing and compression in EZDrummer didn't you? the kick is a bit "clicky" for my taste but it's not that bad. I like the reverb or whatever effect you on your vocals though, sounds very different. guitars are very clear and distinguishable for the most part.
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Old 11-17-2007, 11:57 PM   #4
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One man project here. I'm mostly the thrash/death metal type with a touch of futuristic. Simply click on the link in my signature if you care to listen.
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Old 11-18-2007, 01:10 PM   #5
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I only have my drums programmed. Will have the strings recorded sometime in the next month at which point you will all regard me as a deity. Or a wanky tech-geek...I JUST WANT TO BE LOVED
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Old 11-18-2007, 01:37 PM   #6
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I hope your music is music and not just "wanky tech" shit to play wanky "tech shit" to impress people, :P. Looking forward to your music.
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Old 11-18-2007, 01:41 PM   #7
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I like it. It's definitely "wanky tech" shit but it's not wanky tech "shit"
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Old 11-18-2007, 02:31 PM   #8
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By strings do you mean violins/violas/cellos/double bass, or guitar/bass?
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Old 11-18-2007, 02:52 PM   #9
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Bass/Guitar
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Old 12-21-2007, 10:21 PM   #10
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little guitar instrumental

http://www.mediafire.com/?0db4dbsdtmt
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Old 12-22-2007, 02:33 AM   #11
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little guitar instrumental

http://www.mediafire.com/?0db4dbsdtmt
That's awesome man, nice playing.
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Old 12-22-2007, 03:00 AM   #12
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thanks guys.. I'm 17
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Old 12-22-2007, 12:49 PM   #13
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I've been playing for about 5-6 years. I used my RG550 through a POD for that song.
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Old 12-22-2007, 02:22 PM   #14
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Good shit pwnsauce.
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Old 12-23-2007, 07:59 PM   #15
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ruonitb - sounds cool, but still raw mix-ish, generally to thin and dry drums and vox to far in the back (i kinda dig the idea of reverberating it like that, but needs more definition imo)

pwnsauce: some sweet playing indeed, and decent guitar tone. if only the other stuff were sounding as sweet, hehe. i like best the parts where the entire "band" plays more things together, like 1:38, could very well be elaborated!

abu: i absolutely dig it! would love to hear it properly recorded, too many good ideas beeing lost in gp forever


i'll post a bit of the latest stuff i've been working on for myself. my dm-thingy, just a sketch, so dont care too much about the playing or the sound, rather the composition and drums (having a hard time making them fit without sounding stupid on this song). vox are so far without lyrics, just to try out a bit of placement and such, and bass is just too out alot of the time, i found out i need to relearn the song before making basslines, haha.

anyway: http://www.divshare.com/download/3224454-069
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Old 01-04-2008, 07:23 AM   #16
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http://artists.ultimate-guitar.com/d...all/play175964

Pick any you'd like to listen to. I has no singer yet, the song I'd like critiqued is Hot Flying Lettuce. So if you'd please listen/judge that one, I'd enjoy it =D

BTW: That's the instrumental version, the other version I'm working on has many fun lyrics, this is them:

Man I love this cold and snowy day. I don’t have to drive, I don’t have to work, and school’s canceled. Maybe today I’ll chronologically order my CD’s again. Or maybe I’ll take a piss in the snow on my porch and spell out curse words. Or maybe I’ll record a song about hot flying lettuce.

The snow that falls, it hurts my toes
Yet in my legs, the pain still grows
I have a remedy if our mommy will let us.
That would be a piece of steaming hot lettuce.

Throw the lettuce, watch it fly.
Burn a patch into the sky.
Each burning drop of lettuce dew.
Will bring about an end to you.

Your slow fiery death with 3rd degree burns.
Will make you screech as the world still turns.
Your death will be forgotten
Your friends, they will not care,
Your significant other will find a new lover,
And you will be hung to dry, by your hair.

Burning produce burns the skin
Swelling, Bursting, Popping, Pussing
Exploding from within.
You pray for death as the lettuce melts your face.
Your family laughs at you, you damn disgrace

HOT
FLYING
LETTUCE

HOT
FLYING
LETTUCE

HOT
FLYING
LETTUCE

HOT
FLYING
LETTUCE



Your burning body quakes in Pain
Twisted and Broken, existence in vain
As you skin melts off you pray to be slain
Hot burning lettuce leaves you suffering

HOT
FLYING
LETTUCE

HOT
BURNING
LETTUCE

HOT
FLYING
LETTUCE

HOT
BURNING
LETTUCE

The death it comes to help you cope.
The lettuce has robbed you of all hope.
The lettuce falls off of your face.
Then lands in an unmentionable place.

HOT
BURNING
GENITALS!!!
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Old 01-24-2008, 08:07 AM   #17
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just recorded something...everything besides the lead guitar is still raw.

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...-pi01.mp3.html
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Old 01-25-2008, 07:12 AM   #18
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added some parts+bit of compression etc.

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...01-01.mp3.html
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Old 01-25-2008, 10:29 AM   #19
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added some parts+bit of compression etc.

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...01-01.mp3.html
haha, nice. is that DKFH? I thought you only used EZDrummer?

you use the toneport right? do you do anything else to your tone (ie, impulses)?

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Old 01-25-2008, 12:05 PM   #20
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yep, thats dkfh. ;)
first time I´m using it on a song though!


yeah, I use the toneport...I mainly use compressors and EQ for the tone.
fir this sweep picking shit I used a different pick-up to get this "computer" sound. ;)
and I doubled every guitar track, so there are four guitar tracks+lead guitar track.

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...-raw-.mp3.html

that´s actually the full song...just stupid guitar wank for some fun-project called "Mr. Chops" haha...well yeah, still raw and I will put some synthie stuff in there as well.

this "meshuggahish" intro is "Pi" by the way (3, 1415926835...); count the beats of the guitars/bassdrum! ;) first 3 beats, then 1, then 4 etc.
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Old 01-25-2008, 12:22 PM   #21
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what compressor do you use? the ones in Cubase?
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Old 01-25-2008, 03:01 PM   #22
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http://rapidshare.com/files/86582496/I_m_Awake.m4a.html

I'm Awake, a solo bass thing I wrote ages ago and finally recorded.
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Old 05-07-2008, 07:53 PM   #23
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http://rapidshare.com/files/86582496/I_m_Awake.m4a.html

I'm Awake, a solo bass thing I wrote ages ago and finally recorded.
I like it dude.You should overdub some more parts over it.
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:41 AM   #24
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Errr...I think I dowlnoaded some free compressors...on this song I used something called "classic compressor", pretty good.
As far as I remember it´s freeware.

I changed somethings...more EQing and Compression etc.

well yeah...

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...01-02.mp3.html
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Old 02-02-2008, 08:05 PM   #25
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http://download.yousendit.com/880ADEDF1E8DF018

something i'm working on. VERY rough mix and displays some inept playing in some sections.

one of the riffs might be a bit "too" defeated sanity. may have to change.
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Old 02-02-2008, 08:43 PM   #26
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haha, is there anyone here who doesn't use EZDrummer/DKFH?

god stuff man. 0:45 is a cool riff.
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Good music with the drum. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-02-2008, 08:49 PM   #28
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Pshh, DKFH is the greatest thing ever.

0:45 is the riff i think is a bit too DS... i'm sure i've heard them do it. Whatever i rip off is subconscious, gah.
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:04 PM   #29
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Why yes it is. I'll always love Haake and company for coming up with it. More proof why Meshuggah pwns everyone.

Doesn't sound like DS to me though. Besides, they weren't the first band ever to play tritones or brutal riffs in C standard so don't worry about it, haha.
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:10 PM   #30
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Haha fair enough then. I'll just continue with it.

Father always has a go at me for not finishing anything so now i guess it's time i should.

This is a 7 stringer tuned to Bb btw, not C standard ;P
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