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Postby TMSV » Thu Jun 26, 2014 5:04 pm

Just a thought, really, so I'm not sure if anyone is interested, but I'm in a good mood and I feel like helping other producers out, so if anyone has any questions about music production, my tunes, my setup, workflow, sound, or anything else related to music, feel free to ask them here.

I'll start answering the questions on Monday.
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Postby ERROR382 » Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:13 pm

Thats a nice post man!
So, i gonna ask the first thing here, on the track cold "back off", how did you get this nice sub/bass sound, is a kick sampled bass sound or is a vst synth?
Other thing that i really like is your percussions rythms, are loop sampled based or do you play it midi?

Thats all, thanks to open this post!!
Big up TMSV!!
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Postby shmurkle » Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:37 pm

whats the best way to add harmonics to your sub?
i've tried bussing it to another channel, taking all the low frequencies out then adding distortion but can never get it to sound nice.

do you have any tips when it comes to arrangement?
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Postby outbound » Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:38 pm

Big up!

My question... Ever struggled with hats/percussion and getting them to flow real smooth? If not then how have you managed it this whole time?

I may have phrased that really dumbly, let me have another go "How do I MAk siK percussion/hats" :)
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Postby m8son666 » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:52 pm

If you could go through vaguely how you go about making a decent sub-bass that would be cool
https://soundcloud.com/shallo-1/shallo-october-mix
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Postby legend4ry » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:42 pm

Where did you come from?

One second you don't exist and the next you have a releases on big labels and everyone is battering your dubs, I don't understand how that happens.
Soulstep wrote: My point is i just wanna hear more vibes


https://soundcloud.com/legend4ry/untitled
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Postby m8son666 » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:44 pm

^ yh that too
https://soundcloud.com/shallo-1/shallo-october-mix
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Postby cyclopian » Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:28 pm

legend4ry wrote:Where did you come from?

One second you don't exist and the next you have a releases on big labels and everyone is battering your dubs, I don't understand how that happens.


I think he took a year or so off from production to finish up University.
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Postby Wikum » Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:08 pm

simple one from me - can you break down how you went about making the bass in haze? oh and also, where can i send you some of my beats? cheers.
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Postby Electric_Head » Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:39 am

How do your eq your drums & hits to have so much impact?
Do you have any hardware you would mind sending to South Africa for me?
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Postby J_L_N » Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:16 pm

Nice one :W:

How long did it take you to get your production quality on a high level constantly?
What is your most important tool for producing?
When is the best time for you to produce? (at night? during the day? summer? winter?...)
Aaaand will you play in the Ruhrarea/Cologne or anywhere near some time? :6:

Big up!!! :Q:
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Postby DrGatineau » Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:39 pm

i'd just like to reiterate asking how you make sub bass (a screenshot of the Haze VIP bass patch would be awesome :D ) and how you got exposure so fast.

Big ups for doing this thread man
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Postby forbidden » Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:36 pm

Electric_Head wrote:How do your eq your drums & hits to have so much impact?

this would be my question as well. a good example would be the bongos in haze.

another question is how does your percussion (mostly the tops..hats, shakers etc.) have this...light and airy feel. i can't really put my finger on it, i'm assuming it's just bus effects and eq choices. your drums just sound really floaty and light, but this works well for your music. also it maintains this light and airy feel while still having strong transient punch, which kind of leads back to the first question.

also, what gave you the idea for "stress"? it is my favorite track from you and very much unlike your other productions with the use of the vocal sample.

to the people in the thread asking how he came up in the scene so quick, this is a production AMA :a:
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Postby m8son666 » Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:27 am

difference wrote:to the people in the thread asking how he came up in the scene so quick, this is a production AMA :a:

yh... and?
https://soundcloud.com/shallo-1/shallo-october-mix
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Postby cyclopian » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:07 am

TMSV didn't 'come up in the scene so quick' anyways...

He just doesnt constantly push mediocre releases out
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Postby DrGatineau » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:11 am

i mean he had a steady flow of releases on black box / box clev dating back to 2010 so maybe it was just like anyone else.


another question though - what does TMSV stand for? :)
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Postby legend4ry » Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:15 am

andius wrote:TMSV didn't 'come up in the scene so quick' anyways...

He just doesnt constantly push mediocre releases out


Yeah he did, 2009, nothing. 2010 its one of the names you hear constantly.

I wasn't being a dick with my question I just meant it like - who'd he link with and stuff to get things rolling as fast as they did, thats completely valid to ask.
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Postby TMSV » Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:50 am

Just to be clear, before the thread gets derailed or something: I don't mind that question or similar questions at all. This is a production Q&A but also kind of an AMA. Anything you want to ask me basically.. I just expect most questions to be production related.
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Postby Electric_Head » Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:36 am

How do you keep everything tight and still fitting Background hamronics in.
I know it's mostly EQ but do you care to elaborate?
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Postby shmurkle » Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:09 am

what effects do you use with your drums?
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