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Workshop #146: Doik by Gannon


At Audiotuts+ we regularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every week or so we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.

This track has been submitted for your friendly, constructive criticism. They have put their track (and their heart and soul) in your hands to learn and get useful feedback.

  • Do you enjoy the song or track itself? Does it have potential?
  • Can the arrangement be improved?
  • How did you find the mix? What would you do differently?
  • What do you enjoy about the rhythm track? What can be done to improve it?
  • Is the choice of instruments relevant and effective for the style/song?
  • Are the lyrics (if any) effective? Does the style, arrangement and genre of the song suit them?
  • Can you suggest any specific techniques that might improve the track?
  • Do you have any other constructive feedback?

Doik by Gannon

Artist's website: soundcloud.com/gannonsamuel

Description of the track:

I wouldn't really know what kind of genre this fits with... I like to call it ambient acoustic - it's as ignorable as it is listenable... I've gone for a deliberately 'raw' kind of mix. I'd been doing a lot of electronic ambient stuff and wanted to do something completely different using actual recorded sounds and instruments rather then synths.

Anything at all that you'd like to to say I'm sure would be helpful.

Cheers, Sam.

Doik by gannonsamuel

Terms of Use: Do what you will with it, let me know where it goes if it goes somewhere though, its nice to follow things...

Have a listen to the track and offer your constructive criticism for this Workshop in the comments section.

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