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PiperRoX Music
« on: April 11, 2013, 09:03:11 AM »
Hey guys. Just thought I'd share one of my tracks with you guys. I make an assortment of different genres. Whatever I feel at the time and whatever comes out - that's what I make. This particular track is a basic drum and bass track. The track is unfinished at the moment, because I had no idea where to take it. Still don't lol. Listen with headphones or with the bass turn on. If you listen with a laptop you probably won't hear the sub bass.

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Re: Leaving (DnB Mix) - PiperRoX
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2013, 05:18:46 PM »
Hey Dreek, Nice track. All the elements fit together nicely, really good instrumentation. The mix is very clean as well, everything blends well.

Re: Leaving (DnB Mix) - PiperRoX
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2013, 04:18:20 AM »
Thank you 2infamouz. That bass was all one bass, which came from and was created in one VST. I used vanguard to make that bass. It was such fun, tweaking the semitones and all of that as the track progressed, opening up the bass and letting that reverbed saw bass in. Even people who usually do not like that style of music have told me that they like that song. I hardly had to mix with that song. Do you find that sometimes you have to sit there mixing a handful on instruments together, and other times you can just throw instruments together and have them sit together perfectly?

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Re: Leaving (DnB Mix) - PiperRoX
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2013, 04:41:59 PM »
Thank you 2infamouz. That bass was all one bass, which came from and was created in one VST. I used vanguard to make that bass. It was such fun, tweaking the semitones and all of that as the track progressed, opening up the bass and letting that reverbed saw bass in. Even people who usually do not like that style of music have told me that they like that song. I hardly had to mix with that song. Do you find that sometimes you have to sit there mixing a handful on instruments together, and other times you can just throw instruments together and have them sit together perfectly?

Yeah Vanguard is still a really dope plugin. I know what you mean with the mixing.Sometimes it seems like sounds go together well at first and then when you go to mix them you just can't tweak it enough, then other times you don't even have to try and they fit together perfectly. Choosing the right instruments is a vital role. A lot of times I'll be almost finished with a project then go back through and change half the instruments towards the end to make it just right. The power of digital audio workstations is amazing, think about when an engineer is using all instruments that were recorded live and then decides towards the end of the mix that some need to be swapped out for a better sound because EQ and effects isn't cutting it...If they were all VST's it'd be cake, but with real recordings it's more studio time, more money, and more headaches. I'm not saying that VSTs and other plugins are 100% on par with real instruments and analog gear, but they sure as hell make our lives easier in a lot of situations.

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« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2013, 01:46:54 AM »
DnB isn't really my favorite kind of music either, to be honest, but for some reason that day something inside of me decided to make it lol. Thanks for your feedback :D

Here is the only one of my tracks that is mastered, and it was mastered by a friend for free. Shout out to lemonboi lol, even though he probably won't see this hahaha!

   
As you will see from the soundcloud comments, people wanted me to sign this track, but I am opposed to signing my music away to any label. I don't want to be famous either - not that I am deluded enough to think that I'd get famous from signing one track - but I am not risking it. I just want riches. To hell with the fame.

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Re: PiperRoX Music
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2013, 11:28:11 AM »
Shout out to lemonboi lol, even though he probably won't see this hahaha!

You could always invite "lemonboi" to join Record and Produce  :P

As far as making a different genre than you normally do (referring to what you said about DnB not being your typical style), I think it's a crucial part of being a producer. When you stick with the same style of music constantly you might become very good at that genre but you are limiting yourself and not implementing all the parts of what makes the other genres great. I like to switch it up every once in a while - hell I even take days where I only listen to styles of music that I don't like - It seems to really help with growing and developing your own unique style as a producer.

BTW that track "Loveless" is really energizing - made me want to go run a marathon. It's like an expresso shot in music form.

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« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2013, 03:54:24 AM »
Shout out to lemonboi lol, even though he probably won't see this hahaha!

You could always invite "lemonboi" to join Record and Produce  :P

As far as making a different genre than you normally do (referring to what you said about DnB not being your typical style), I think it's a crucial part of being a producer. When you stick with the same style of music constantly you might become very good at that genre but you are limiting yourself and not implementing all the parts of what makes the other genres great. I like to switch it up every once in a while - hell I even take days where I only listen to styles of music that I don't like - It seems to really help with growing and developing your own unique style as a producer.

BTW that track "Loveless" is really energizing - made me want to go run a marathon. It's like an expresso shot in music form.

I would gladly invite lemonboi over if I could find him. I don't actually know him in real life. I had uploaded some of my music elsewhere. He listened and liked it, and that is as far as our our online relationship goes really.

And I whole-heartedly agree, that making different genres of music is a cardinal part of producing music. The music business makes it look like artists just stick to making one genre of music, when in reality that producer probably creates all kinds of music in the comfort of his home, without the record label breathing down his neck to make more dance music or whatever the genre might be lol.

I will sometimes hear music that I don't necessarily like, but just hearing certain mixing techniques that were used in the song will sometimes give me ideas and I will create a song based off of that. It's amazing.

Thank you for the comment on 'Loveless.' Nobody has ever compared it to being like a shoe of espresso. That's a pretty cool comparison :D

Re: PiperRoX Music
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2013, 05:17:34 AM »
Hello guys. Back to post another one of my tracks. It's not mastered, and excuse the quality, as soundcloud often jacks up the audio of my tracks, unless I upload them as a WAV file. This one is a Progressive House track

   

Re: PiperRoX Music
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2013, 09:04:33 AM »
Awesome mix. I really like the intro and the build up is really good too. I particularly like the vocals and lyrics of this song, as well as the rythm. I can really connect to this song, Thanks for sharing it! ;D

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Re: PiperRoX Music
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2013, 09:34:50 AM »
Nice track Dreek, could really see myself dancing the night away to that one. What stands out most is how it rises, kind of like an athlete pacing themselves. I like it.

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Re: PiperRoX Music
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2013, 10:26:21 AM »
"Here is the only one of my tracks that is mastered, and it was mastered by a friend for free. Shout out to lemonboi lol, even though he probably won't see this hahaha"

Simply amazing, rivals any of the mainstream Djs currently making a splash on the scene right now. Maintain that passion because I'm sure one day I'm going go be moving to one of your tracks in question club. Just awesome!!