SMNnews Forums  


Go Back   SMNnews Forums > General Forums > Musician Central

Musician Central music theory and gear discussion


Get Metallica T-Shirts & Merch from Rock.com


Reply
 
Thread Tools Rating: Thread Rating: 7 votes, 5.00 average. Display Modes
Old 11-06-2007, 11:28 AM   #1
ruonitb
Registered User
 
ruonitb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austria
Posts: 1,048
Rep Power: 9 ruonitb is on a distinguished road
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 arenīt 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 doesnīt 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!
ruonitb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2007, 11:53 AM   #2
Vriend
Afro Dog
 
Vriend's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Pancake world
Posts: 16,648
Rep Power: 0 Vriend
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.
Vriend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2007, 02:13 PM   #3
ChAAPY
it's one louder
 
ChAAPY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: TX
Posts: 13,811
Rep Power: 24 ChAAPY is on a distinguished road
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.
ChAAPY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2007, 11:57 PM   #4
deathmetallerprep
Face Bludgeoner
 
deathmetallerprep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Posts: 3
Rep Power: 0 deathmetallerprep is on a distinguished road
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.
deathmetallerprep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 01:10 PM   #5
GrindYourMind
Jedi Master
 
GrindYourMind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Southern California
Posts: 4,029
Rep Power: 13 GrindYourMind is on a distinguished road
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
GrindYourMind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 01:37 PM   #6
modern death
Hails
 
modern death's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: San Antonio, Tx
Posts: 13,263
Rep Power: 23 modern death will become famous soon enough
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.
modern death is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 01:41 PM   #7
GrindYourMind
Jedi Master
 
GrindYourMind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Southern California
Posts: 4,029
Rep Power: 13 GrindYourMind is on a distinguished road
I like it. It's definitely "wanky tech" shit but it's not wanky tech "shit"
GrindYourMind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 02:31 PM   #8
stabwound
Corpsefiend
 
stabwound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: California
Posts: 3,986
Rep Power: 13 stabwound is on a distinguished road


By strings do you mean violins/violas/cellos/double bass, or guitar/bass?
stabwound is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 02:52 PM   #9
GrindYourMind
Jedi Master
 
GrindYourMind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Southern California
Posts: 4,029
Rep Power: 13 GrindYourMind is on a distinguished road
Bass/Guitar
GrindYourMind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2007, 12:21 PM   #10
Thijs
Registered User
 
Thijs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Leiden, NL
Posts: 440
Rep Power: 8 Thijs is on a distinguished road
Does anyone here use Line6 equipment?
I'm going to buy a Toneport UX2 next week, but just wanted to know how people like it, what their experiences are with Line6.
I've heard some good things about it, and it looked/sounded good when my cousin demonstrated it to me, so I'm gonna buy the line6 anyway..and it's pretty cheap, hehe.
Just wanted to know how you like it, if anyone here uses this kind of home-recording equipment.

http://line6.com/toneport/
Thijs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2007, 12:38 PM   #11
StefTD
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Rottenburg-Germany
Posts: 203
Rep Power: 10 StefTD is on a distinguished road
www.myspace.com/celestialashes it's my band, bloodrage is the only song that was recorded here, the others are live recordings, no vocals yet and one backing guitar isn't there but I think it's ok, I am the singer and I have to record our demo because we're all out of money :D
So drums were recorded at a friend's house, but they had to mix the volume and so on before recording because they were only able to record one stereotrack because it's only a 2 channel interface, next recording will be done with a multichannel interface so the drums will be more brutal, I think mic wise they used 7 mics and the only one I know is a Shure SM57 on the snare.
For guitars it's ESP M-II through Digitech 2101 with a POD Xt as Speaker Simulation, bass is Di and than through Guitar Rig 2 (sounded better than Ampeg SVX) 15 per cent are DI Signal, 45 very clean scooped sound and 40 per cent were very ballsy with distortion on it and so on, but in the end the whole recording should sound a bit bassier, so I have to re adjust the Multiband Comp (I am using Cubase SX3 and the C3 Multiband Comp in it).

We will upload a few other songs in the next few weeks and I will record vocals, too, some songs are totally different, more like Visceral Bleeding or stuff like that, many different styles because they were written through the past 2 years and we all became better musicians in that time (especially bass player and guitar player).

Hope you like it and forget that really boring long post!
StefTD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2007, 10:21 PM   #12
Pwnsauce
Registered User
 
Pwnsauce's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 10,875
Rep Power: 19 Pwnsauce is on a distinguished road
little guitar instrumental

http://www.mediafire.com/?0db4dbsdtmt
Pwnsauce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2007, 02:33 AM   #13
Brisket
Lurkin'
 
Brisket's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: in ur butt
Posts: 743
Rep Power: 9 Brisket is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pwnsauce View Post
little guitar instrumental

http://www.mediafire.com/?0db4dbsdtmt
That's awesome man, nice playing.
Brisket is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2007, 03:00 AM   #14
Pwnsauce
Registered User
 
Pwnsauce's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 10,875
Rep Power: 19 Pwnsauce is on a distinguished road
thanks guys.. I'm 17
Pwnsauce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2007, 12:49 PM   #15
Pwnsauce
Registered User
 
Pwnsauce's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 10,875
Rep Power: 19 Pwnsauce is on a distinguished road
I've been playing for about 5-6 years. I used my RG550 through a POD for that song.
Pwnsauce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2007, 01:24 PM   #16
ruonitb
Registered User
 
ruonitb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austria
Posts: 1,048
Rep Power: 9 ruonitb is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thijs View Post
Does anyone here use Line6 equipment?
I'm going to buy a Toneport UX2 next week, but just wanted to know how people like it, what their experiences are with Line6.
I've heard some good things about it, and it looked/sounded good when my cousin demonstrated it to me, so I'm gonna buy the line6 anyway..and it's pretty cheap, hehe.
Just wanted to know how you like it, if anyone here uses this kind of home-recording equipment.

http://line6.com/toneport/

Hi!

Iīm using the Toneport ux2 as wel...itīs really nice, since its an extern soundcard and lets you record guitar/bass + vocals easily.
Didnīt use the gearbox software for my last recording (which I somehow regret)...if you upgrade it with all model packs then its modelling-wise the same as a pod, just with more inputs etc. ...has phantom power of course (vocals/2 xlr inputs).

by the way...if you didnīt already read it on the other forums...I posted a track a while ago. Now here is the finished version (CD version...mastered - not by me ;) ).

www.myspace.com/amabgrund
ruonitb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2007, 02:22 PM   #17
GrindYourMind
Jedi Master
 
GrindYourMind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Southern California
Posts: 4,029
Rep Power: 13 GrindYourMind is on a distinguished road
Good shit pwnsauce.
GrindYourMind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2007, 03:20 PM   #18
Thijs
Registered User
 
Thijs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Leiden, NL
Posts: 440
Rep Power: 8 Thijs is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by ruonitb View Post
.....
Yeah, Line6 seems like really great for just recording at home, can't wait to pick my package up. ;)
I assume the Gearbox software is included with the Toneport?

However your band's music is not quite my thing, those recordings sound pretty good man!

Btw, thanks for giving me a little advice on the toneport and the info!
Thijs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2007, 12:49 PM   #19
ruonitb
Registered User
 
ruonitb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austria
Posts: 1,048
Rep Power: 9 ruonitb is on a distinguished road
hey, Iīm fine with that. :)

and yep - gearbox is included!
ruonitb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2007, 07:59 PM   #20
Phoncible
Registered User
 
Phoncible's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: norway
Posts: 1,044
Rep Power: 10 Phoncible is on a distinguished road
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
Phoncible is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2008, 07:23 AM   #21
Druox
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 4
Rep Power: 0 Druox is on a distinguished road
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!!!
Druox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2008, 08:07 AM   #22
ruonitb
Registered User
 
ruonitb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austria
Posts: 1,048
Rep Power: 9 ruonitb is on a distinguished road
just recorded something...everything besides the lead guitar is still raw.

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...-pi01.mp3.html
ruonitb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2008, 07:12 AM   #23
ruonitb
Registered User
 
ruonitb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austria
Posts: 1,048
Rep Power: 9 ruonitb is on a distinguished road
added some parts+bit of compression etc.

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...01-01.mp3.html
ruonitb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2008, 10:29 AM   #24
ChAAPY
it's one louder
 
ChAAPY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: TX
Posts: 13,811
Rep Power: 24 ChAAPY is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by ruonitb View Post
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)?

Last edited by ChAAPY; 01-25-2008 at 10:32 AM..
ChAAPY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2008, 12:05 PM   #25
ruonitb
Registered User
 
ruonitb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austria
Posts: 1,048
Rep Power: 9 ruonitb is on a distinguished road
yep, thats dkfh. ;)
first time Iīm 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

thatīs 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.
ruonitb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2008, 12:22 PM   #26
ChAAPY
it's one louder
 
ChAAPY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: TX
Posts: 13,811
Rep Power: 24 ChAAPY is on a distinguished road
what compressor do you use? the ones in Cubase?
ChAAPY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2008, 03:01 PM   #27
GrindYourMind
Jedi Master
 
GrindYourMind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Southern California
Posts: 4,029
Rep Power: 13 GrindYourMind is on a distinguished road
http://rapidshare.com/files/86582496/I_m_Awake.m4a.html

I'm Awake, a solo bass thing I wrote ages ago and finally recorded.
GrindYourMind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2008, 05:41 AM   #28
ruonitb
Registered User
 
ruonitb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austria
Posts: 1,048
Rep Power: 9 ruonitb is on a distinguished road
Errr...I think I dowlnoaded some free compressors...on this song I used something called "classic compressor", pretty good.
As far as I remember itīs freeware.

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

well yeah...

http://www.file-upload.net/download-...01-02.mp3.html
ruonitb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2008, 08:05 PM   #29
Infected
slam metal
 
Infected's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Nottingham
Posts: 1,521
Rep Power: 9 Infected is on a distinguished road
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.
Infected is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2008, 08:43 PM   #30
ChAAPY
it's one louder
 
ChAAPY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: TX
Posts: 13,811
Rep Power: 24 ChAAPY is on a distinguished road
haha, is there anyone here who doesn't use EZDrummer/DKFH?

god stuff man. 0:45 is a cool riff.
ChAAPY is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
niggers, roman did all this




Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SMNnews.com: 2002 -