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Old 22nd September 2019
  #1
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I´m new to this

Im new to making hiphop beats, so i wonder if my beat is acceptable, or is it cheesy or something? I have no confidence in this genre.. Here is just a short clip: https://soundcloud.com/ruben-vike-vage/nigg-1/s-kKJES
Old 22nd September 2019
  #2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rub1v ➡️
Im new to making hiphop beats, so i wonder if my beat is acceptable, or is it cheesy or something? I have no confidence in this genre.. Here is just a short clip: https://soundcloud.com/ruben-vike-vage/nigg-1/s-kKJES
The beat could become a cool song, in the right context and with the right artist.

I’d expand on it a bit... add additional elements, changes and a hook that differentiates more from the main motif.

The mix is trash(y), but I’m not sure if that’s what you were going for or not... you haven’t really given any insight into your intentions, stylistic influences or reference tracks to compare with.

My opinion (worthless btw): bass was not recorded well, and the mix needs a lot of work. Levels are bad, balance is off, things sound clipped or overly processed, and lots of interference between sound elements that could be easily fixed.


Your track is interesting enough to me, and could be the perfect backdrop for a lyricist with a complimentary vibe and style.

Just don’t hit the wall or get discouraged. Better than most folks first beats for sure. Keep at it, and thanks for sharing.
Old 22nd September 2019 | Show parent
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DomiBabi ➡️
The beat could become a cool song, in the right context and with the right artist.

I’d expand on it a bit... add additional elements, changes and a hook that differentiates more from the main motif.

The mix is trash(y), but I’m not sure if that’s what you were going for or not... you haven’t really given any insight into your intentions, stylistic influences or reference tracks to compare with.

My opinion (worthless btw): bass was not recorded well, and the mix needs a lot of work. Levels are bad, balance is off, things sound clipped or overly processed, and lots of interference between sound elements that could be easily fixed.


Your track is interesting enough to me, and could be the perfect backdrop for a lyricist with a complimentary vibe and style.

Just don’t hit the wall or get discouraged. Better than most folks first beats for sure. Keep at it, and thanks for sharing.
Thank you for feedback! This was just a rough mix trough my studio headphones. Im not used to listen to hiphop, so im not sure how much low-end and high-end i need in this genre. Usually i mix rock and classic music!
Old 23rd September 2019
  #4
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🎧 5 years
Peep @ rub1v Jaycen Joshua on IG (jaycenjoshua) the post where he says he doesn't usually mix rap records but he scored a hit w/Tyga's "Taste"
Old 28th September 2019
  #5
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The bass gtr needs to be more solid. Track needs some glue to it. Not too bad though. Keep it up.
Old 12th November 2019
  #6
Gear Head
 
🎧 5 years
Sounds creative... I would like it to have more body. Sounds a little thin and boxy. Other than that it sounds cool.
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