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Post by Men Pamansky »

Hi all!
I wanted to share my music with you and hear your comments about the melody, arrangement, mixing.
I will be glad to all comments.
Thank you all in advance!

https://soundcloud.com/m-pamansky/1a-1
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Just listening now.
Not my genre so take this with a pinch of salt.
For me the piano needs to come up to be on a level with the strings. There's space in the arrangement without it cramping anything else.
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Yes, the piano could be louder. (Or the strings softer.)

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Exalted Wombat wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 11:20 pm Yes, the piano could be louder. (Or the strings softer.)

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You are absolutely right))) The piano is much better when played louder. I've already fixed everything. I'll upload a new version later
Thanks for the advice!
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Men Pamansky wrote: Sat Nov 26, 2022 7:52 am
Exalted Wombat wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 11:20 pm Yes, the piano could be louder. (Or the strings softer.)

What's it for?

You are absolutely right))) The piano is much better when played louder. I've already fixed everything. I'll upload a new version later
Thanks for the advice!

I write for myself)) Music is not ordered)
Thank you for your advice too!
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blinddrew wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 5:39 pm Just listening now.
Not my genre so take this with a pinch of salt.
For me the piano needs to come up to be on a level with the strings. There's space in the arrangement without it cramping anything else.

there is already a corrected version, with a louder piano
https://soundcloud.com/m-pamansky/fligh ... al_sharing
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For my money it could come up a bit more still, but that's just my preference.
Alternatively, just a smidgeon more high frequency would give it a bit more presence - it feels like it's sitting behind the string quartet at the moment, but it's occupying the centre of the image so my brain is having a bit of cognitive dissonance about how the 'players' would be arranged if this was a performance.
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My god, I’m listening on my iPad, and that piano still seems way back in the mix, the strings are too strident, and need taming down, the nature of the music isn’t being addressed, don’t brighten the piano, tone down the strings, the whole thing is too urgent, it needs relaxing.
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blinddrew wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:37 pm For my money it could come up a bit more still, but that's just my preference.
Alternatively, just a smidgeon more high frequency would give it a bit more presence - it feels like it's sitting behind the string quartet at the moment, but it's occupying the centre of the image so my brain is having a bit of cognitive dissonance about how the 'players' would be arranged if this was a performance.

Yes thank you! I'll try!
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Arpangel wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 9:11 pm My god, I’m listening on my iPad, and that piano still seems way back in the mix, the strings are too strident, and need taming down, the nature of the music isn’t being addressed, don’t brighten the piano, tone down the strings, the whole thing is too urgent, it needs relaxing.

Strings you mean probably reduce the velocity, and not the volume itself?
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Men Pamansky wrote: Mon Nov 28, 2022 1:58 pm
Arpangel wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 9:11 pm My god, I’m listening on my iPad, and that piano still seems way back in the mix, the strings are too strident, and need taming down, the nature of the music isn’t being addressed, don’t brighten the piano, tone down the strings, the whole thing is too urgent, it needs relaxing.

Strings you mean probably reduce the velocity, and not the volume itself?

Maybe, I know it’s sacrilege, but I sometimes refuse the speed of tracks, by a very small amount, it can sometimes calm things down.
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Arpangel wrote: Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:19 am
Men Pamansky wrote: Mon Nov 28, 2022 1:58 pm
Arpangel wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 9:11 pm My god, I’m listening on my iPad, and that piano still seems way back in the mix, the strings are too strident, and need taming down, the nature of the music isn’t being addressed, don’t brighten the piano, tone down the strings, the whole thing is too urgent, it needs relaxing.

Strings you mean probably reduce the velocity, and not the volume itself?

Maybe, I know it’s sacrilege, but I sometimes refuse the speed of tracks, by a very small amount, it can sometimes calm things down.

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