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Something bit different: Possessed

Postby lilith » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:30 pm

Just finished with this (mix sounds good to my ears but there can be still some improvement in the low end I guess).
I wanted to use less samples, instead I used more :? Now it's time for a new one, if someone has good suggestions I will do a remix when I can listen to it again :) .

https://soundcloud.com/lilith_93/possessed
Scale is C phrygian.

some samples are from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anneliese_Michel
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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby jonetsu » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:55 pm

The mix is indeed quite good, for the music parts. Most of the voices are also well incorporated although there might be a few places where it could be a bit more incorporated and possibly panned a bit. That might be subjective though.

An exorcism should fix all that :mrgreen:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbpmRl018RY

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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby lilith » Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:25 pm

Thanks :) ... Yes, the mix is almost mono, except of the reverbs and some panning delays.
Diva made a good job this time without noise bursts. Instead the noise bursts came from Anneliese :mrgreen: . I struggled a lot to get the bass and and pad right and almost gave up an hour ago.Still not perfect as the pad reaching down into the bass at ~ 120 Hz. I limited a bit, but when I set the cutoff to e.g. 250Hz the pad sounds too thin.

I have to check if the movie is on Netflix :mrgreen:
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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby milo » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:01 pm

My favorite part is the wood creaking sample that you have incorporated into the percussion. This track definitely has a spooky sound. Nice sound engineering, as always.

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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby sysrqer » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:29 pm

Love it. The mix is really good, I wouldn't do much to it. It sounds a little muddy in the 200-400hz area at times though.

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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby lilith » Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:12 pm

Thanks guys : ) I like it too, but sometimes I think it's because I listened to it while making it at least ~100 times or even more :mrgreen:

I guess the muddyness (which I didn't hear) might come from the pad sound. I will look into that.
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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby lilith » Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:44 pm

I changed the samples, as most of them were not freely usable. Then I increased the cutoff frequency for most instruments and lowered a bit the ~300 Hz range. After directly comparing it to the previous version I realized that the old version sounded indeed a bit muddy. This is now much better. Thanks again for the feedback.
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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby sysrqer » Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:10 pm

Cool, yeah the low mids are really tough to spot in your own music (or any for that matter) but when they are cut it makes the world of a difference.

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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby psyocean » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:00 am

Sounds scary and fascinating! :) Awesome!

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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby bulevardi » Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:13 am

It's THE HORROR :D

Very nice track, slow music, gets better when listening more times.

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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby tavasti » Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:55 am

This is really great! Do you have your music in spotify?
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Re: Something bit different: Possessed

Postby lilith » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:01 am

Thanks 2 all.

I don't have anything on Spotify yet. Maybe I make a Bandcamp account this year.

On the hand I read that with Soundcloud premium it's quite easy to host the music on Spotify. I'll check how this works. Also not sure if some of the samples I used can be a problem. Mostly I use public domain stuff, but for some samples I just don't know.
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