So: There were times, when I had a lot of sound-output but in the last 10 years I had some sort of writers-block. To make a long story short: Yesterday I came up with this tiny piece of music.
10 years writer’s block is a long time but good to see you back.I had the same experience for 10 or more years but in my case it wasn’t writer’s block but depression.
I like house so thought I’d check it out.
The synths took me back to Orbital, which is cool because I like Orbital.
Kick seems too high in the mix and snare too quiet.
But the melody is nice and could be developed further.
What’s weird about this psychical disease is, that other some people get very, very creative with it. (Kurt Cobain, Robin Williams) and others fall in a deep hole.
I hope you managed it to use your condition to get creative again. I did. (but in my case my family was the reason not to make music, not my depression)
Thanks for that feedback. I’ll get back to the mix/edit and try to improve it.
It depends how far the disease has spread in your mind.In early stages i agree that you can get very creative with it but if you dont get treatment soon then you never get your good self back.I my self got treatment very late so i will be struggling for the rest of my life but thank God for music the best medicine
You could easily make the track 4.5 times better by fixing the kick and adding a BASS element. Add the sidechained supersaw pad and then you have a pretty decent (albeit dated) track. The general progression and phrases are solid.
If you added a fun bassline, a bit modern - bouncy, funky, raw - it would become quite a nice track. And forget sidechained off-beat supersaw idea, but make something rhythmic with stab-chords. I’m thinking a groove with a shuffle feel to make it more modern. Hell yeah…
Modernize your vision a bit and dare going for the funky shuffle and more snappy and raw sounds. You already have some swing in that phrase you’re using?