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Workshop #303: "Hands Up" by Wanzta


This track has been submitted for your friendly, constructive criticism. What useful feedback can you give the artist? The floor is yours to talk about the track and how they can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.

Description of the track:

Made this track in Live. It's actually the first track that I produced since I moved out from my parents home! When I first started to write it, I thought to myself, "What is this crap?" But I continued producing the track, and one day when I scrolled through my sample library, I found this awesome vocal sample filled with energy. When I laid it on top of my beat it was a perfect fit. It was like the sample completed the beat and brought it together.

Then it was just a matter of mixing it in my half set up studio. So the result wasn't that great, but I sent it in for professional mastering and I think it turned out nice. Unfortunately it's lacking of low end/sub bass. Noticed that yesterday when I played it on my friends home cinema speaker setup.

Software: Ableton Live, Ni Massive and Ableton's own plugins.

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