Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Music > Recordings > Original Recordings
User Name  
Password
Search:

Reply
Old 04-16-2013, 10:41 PM   #1
STONESHAKER
UG Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: east hoodford, ct
Maquinahombre [Rock / Metal] C4C

__________________
one light minute
progressive rock / metal
STONESHAKER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2013, 02:44 AM   #2
IPLAYBASS
UG Board King
 
IPLAYBASS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: In a dark dark place. Chuck E. Cheese's of course
Really cool tune right here. The quality was excellent and I loved your choice of melodies. Kind of gave me a Between the buried and me feeling but without the over the top vocals and guitars.
__________________
Rockybo on Gwar: "What costumes? They're from ****ing outer-space, you ******."
IPLAYBASS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2013, 06:45 AM   #3
OldHairyOne
UG's Hairy Welsh Guy
 
OldHairyOne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: N Wales, UK
Pretty good dude!

Good first: I like the guitar harmonies, they really work well. I especially like the solo breaks. Not really wanky/shreddy, has actual feel.

The not-so-good: The vocals are a bit loud, and could maybe do with some harmonies to fill them out. Maybe a bit more 'life'. The drums, which I take it are programmed, serve their purpose, but are quite bland. But I know that programming takes a lot of practice, and the fact that you have actually made a beat is commendable.

But all in all a pretty good tune, dude!
__________________
Member of the 7-String + ERG Legion.
OldHairyOne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2013, 10:34 AM   #4
bdof
Registered User
 
bdof's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Nice to hear a progressive track that not quite as extreme. I like it when it really digs into the main riff with the drums. Like OldHairyOne said, they're a tad bland, but I can only see them getting better from here on out. Work on mxing the vocals a little better too. But overall a very solid tune. Thx for C4Cing me. I'll have new stuff up soon if you're interested
bdof is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2013, 10:43 AM   #5
mikemellen94
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
I like how you go higher with your voice part of the way through the verses. Your voice has good range, not sure if it entirely fits the backing track you have made for it, but at the same time it does fit. hah it's hard to explain, like at times it sounds like it fits well, but then on the lower vocal lines (engine's running, piston's pumping) it sounds sort of bland. Maybe it needs a vocal harmony, or just more lows to the timber of your voice in general.

Also as far as the drums go, and this is my personal opinion, but if I was you I would turn the bass drum down slightly and make the snare louder so that it hits harder. The snare is a big part of the driving force of the drums, it can make the mix sound a lot more smooth if the drums are mixed correctly. I have an acoustic band called Valley Haze, check out our stuff!

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/foru...d.php?t=1590205
__________________
My band, Valley Haze:

http://Valleyhaze.bandcamp.com

http://Facebook.com/valleyhazeband

"So here I stand
I am not the one you know,
But on a different light"
mikemellen94 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools 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

vB 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 09:18 AM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.