#1
Track title: Gaps in knowledge
Link to track: https://soundcloud.com/andresjam/resila-gaps-in-knowledge

Hey folks!

It's been awhile since I last posted here. I'm pleased to share a new track with you from my project Resila called "Gaps in knowledge." I've been listening to a lot of black metal in recent months and I think this is reflected in this track. I haven't taken a stab at vocals in several months. Go easy on me :P. Anyway, I'd appreciate feedback on instrumentation, mixing, or anything else that catches your attention.

C4C:
Please share a link to your track or forum post

Thanks dudes!

Last edited by silvadolla at Jan 3, 2017,
#2
silvadolla

I seem to recall your last piece (Pilfered Seeds) was black metal so isn't this standard affair from you anyway?

Regardless, I'm a fan of the ol' black metal. The vocals don't really suit it when over clean guitars IMO, I think a deep spoken word passage would be better, or maybe some Gregorian chants/choirs would suit. Mixing doesn't count for shit in black metal but the drums could come up just a tad IMO. This track has some very nice ideas, and in particular, the climax (~1:20 onward) is quite tasteful with the lead guitar (~2:10), but I can't help but feel you don't exploit and expand upon your ideas enough. I remember writing in a similar way to you, feeling almost paranoid that my ideas would drag on for too long and bore my audience. Well I can assure you that developing these ideas truly improves the piece. If you don't believe me, I recommend you check out my latest piece (progressive metal), which is the longest I've written in a very long time and the best I've written ever.

C4C?

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1717144

Again, I feel you have a lot of potential, marred only by the lack of musical development.
#3
Interesting song. I like guitar tone. The effect on your voice is cool as well. Overall the piece seems unfinished - like it needs something but I can't put my finger on just what. Also, I think the fast kick drum under your vocals is distracting as it seems too programmed.

It's not in this style, but won't you give my latest a spin? https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1715345
Thanks
#4
Sounds great overall, few wee suggestions.

Firstly vocals - thing this is the the best produced part of the song, but itmight feel a bit stronger f the guitar sounds are a bit dirtier? Think it's just the clean sound makes the vocal effect feel a little inappropriate, certainly don't bring the guitars up in the mix, maybe even down a little but with a dirtier tone. Lead guitars sound great at the end. There's something from about 1:20 onwards every once in a while there's something that just reverbs a bit too much for me but maybe this what you're going for! Feel it could use the tonic chord at the end just give it a feeling of it being a bit more final? Enjoyed it overall, good luck with it!


Different style but can you give my ambient guitar piece a listen? https://soundcloud.com/niallcatney/tracks