My new metal song

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Re: My new metal song

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Listened to almost all of your stuff. Sound is nice, balance is good, but I hear it can be improved. Try replacing drumkit with DrumGizmo, this change alone will put you to a next level of sound quality. If you have 6 gigs of RAM or more, go for it. And consider mastering with not only multiband limiter (which I find hard to use even for seasoned engineers, because it alters sound a lot), but rather with a plain limiter, multiband compressor, good EQ and a saturator with very moderate settings. This will give you more flexibility on master bus. And I'd also add one more bus for bass, send bass there and put there a distortion. This gives you fatter and brighter sound without touching original tone.
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Here is the final result of the annual work on the demo album:
Thanks again for the help and time.

YOUTUBE:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... ugmKYBHquh

FLAC:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... sp=sharing

MP3:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... sp=sharing

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Re: My new metal song

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Good work! Not my genre, I personally need bit more melodic vocals, but rest, great work!

Is it Polish you sing? I could pass this to my Polish work mates...
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Re: My new metal song

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Is it Polish you sing?
Yes, it's Polish.

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Re: My new metal song

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Great recording, I really enjoyed it \m/

My favorite song is "Lotka", the chorus is killer, the kind of song you play at the beginning of the second half of the concert to get people pumped up again... and that change of tonality in the middle of the solo... I love it.

The clean guitar parts could maybe be enhanced with some chorus, or flanger... they sounded a bit thin to me (although it might just be my shitty headphones, so take it for what is worth)... On the same note, in the last song, I would have made the final section longer, it would have given me a bigger feeling of "closure" (like the calm after the storm, you know, after all the power, a mysterious outtro...)

Also (and this is 100% personal preference), I would also have added more "sweeteners" all along; I mean, once you have a perfect clockwork structure, very well performed... I wouldn't have resisted to record some squeaks here and there, harmonics, trills coming and going, maybe some divebomb... that kind of easy and "spectacular" stuff... Maybe I'm a bit baroque in my tastes, but the way I see it, once you're done with the hard part, why not "exploit" it more, go a bit crazy? Of course maybe you prefer sparser arrangements, stick to the stuff you could reproduce live...

I listened the other day to a "Best of metal" selection in Bandcamp and this album wipes them all... Great work, thank you for sharing 8)

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Re: My new metal song

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Hello everyone, it's been a year since the last post. I recorded 4 new songs and in kdenlive I made the first videoclip in my life :)
https://youtu.be/DLvUCxeB1Ok

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Michał wrote:Hello everyone, it's been a year since the last post. I recorded 4 new songs and in kdenlive I made the first videoclip in my life :)
https://youtu.be/DLvUCxeB1Ok
Great work!
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Seems 'technically' quite good, but I'm afraid this style of music just isn't for me.

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