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Postby decklyn » Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:43 am

Jus wondering what the standard is, and which direction it's moving as time goes on.

Right now I'm finding about 143-145 bpm seems suitable. I generally like to pitch it up when I play it on the CDJ so I'm wondering if people aren't making thier tunes a bit faster...
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Postby downngoing » Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:57 am

140bpm keeping it mixable with breaks and select half time dnb tunes
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Postby dj jsl » Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:31 am

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Postby threnody » Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:48 am

130-150....mostly 140-145 these days tho...
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Postby t-woc » Wed Mar 21, 2007 11:15 am

132, no idea why
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Postby b-lam » Wed Mar 21, 2007 1:05 pm

137-8... i always start at 140, then turn it down a few notches when the tunes done

always used to write at 200 tho :lol:
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Postby Sub Shifter » Wed Mar 21, 2007 1:53 pm

yeh same for me about 143, my beats sound to slow at 140
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Postby toxin » Wed Mar 21, 2007 2:04 pm

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Postby subframe » Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:30 pm

138. I don't want this turning into the speed fest that is dnb, lol.
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Postby komega » Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:19 pm

i gotta stop writing breaks


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Postby obiwan » Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:19 pm

I know its sad but 140-145 with the majority at 140, my standard bpm!
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Postby daft cunt » Wed Mar 21, 2007 7:07 pm

That's a bit worrying to me when music is stuck in such a short range of action...
I'd like to see different kinds of dubstep emerge. Can't you people think of some speedstep or downtempodubz?
I'll be working on that.

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Postby decklyn » Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:18 pm

Daft tnuc wrote:That's a bit worrying to me when music is stuck in such a short range of action...
I'd like to see different kinds of dubstep emerge. Can't you people think of some speedstep or downtempodubz?
I'll be working on that.

Wait... I already did it... That's called "the long walk" and that is some sort of dark-lowtempo-dub. Check it! -> www.myspace.com/daftcuntz


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Postby twatty vagitis » Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:32 pm

Dubstep = 138

Garage = 140-145
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Postby sick rebel » Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:06 am

Just warped MRK1's album in Ableton and every track is exactly 140. I've been making all my tracks exactly 140 too recently.

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Postby octave_noize » Sun Mar 25, 2007 5:24 am

usful thread to see what people are working with,
im usually about 135 - 140
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Postby daft cunt » Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:16 pm

Where were you people before dubstep? Lot of dnb heads I guess.
I don't mean to be sarcastic. It's just that I enjoy pretty much the wide range of bpm and styles, musics such as breakcore, IDM or electronica can provide.
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Postby sick rebel » Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:31 pm

The question was what tempo do you make your dubstep at. You can save your funky figures for IDM ;)

I understand what you're saying, that we shouldn't get caught in the trap of making the same mindless crap over and over but imo even if you do exclude bpm there are more than enough ways to be original with music anyway. Plus I mix with Ableton so tempo has become kinda transparent to me in that I can more or less change it whenever I want.
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Postby shnyde » Sun Mar 25, 2007 5:56 pm

568bpm for me :P
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Postby optimum » Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:49 pm

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