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20th Nov 2017 04:58 - 6 years ago
Description : I wanted a sort of fantasy-driven Adventurous dubstep/Chillstep sorta feel with this one.

Please enjoy

MIXING PROBLEM? ANY IDEAS? For somereason the song bass clips :(

Does anyone have any ideas as to what is causing it?

Comments (9)

If you have time take a listen and give Zivonmusic some feedback.

Onio
Onio 27th Mar 2019 23:41 - 5 years ago
Hello Zivon, I like this, could you collaborate in your work?
HertzFidelity
HertzFidelity 8th Mar 2018 01:52 - 6 years ago
I don't get any clipping on my monitors, but that is probably due to the fact that they are running in a smaller listening environment and thus low volume.

You have had mastering problems like this before with your tracks, I had them all the time before I understood gain through the reference decibel scale.

Pull up a spectrum analyzer in your DAW if you have one or install SPAN by Voxengo, a good free analyzer for DAWs. I suggest using reference levels around -12dB to master the track as this fits the waveform nicely within the borders in looperman.

It is likely that your sounds are approaching or exceeding the 0dB reference level, which would cause the clipping experienced in many audio systems.
DijamMusic
DijamMusic 22nd Nov 2017 00:17 - 6 years ago
I don't work with FL Studio's.
Can you work with the following DAW?
Pro Tools
Logic Pro
Ableton Live?
Zivonmusic
Zivonmusic replied 22nd Nov 2017 - 6 years ago
Thank you very much jamid, fortunately I was able to find someone to help me mix and master. I will post the new version when it is finished. Thank yoy for all of your support =)
DijamMusic
DijamMusic 21st Nov 2017 19:53 - 6 years ago
What DAW you are using to do your mix?
Maybe if you want I'll send you the setting?
Zivonmusic
Zivonmusic replied 21st Nov 2017 - 6 years ago
Fl studio 12
ImproveWithError
ImproveWithError 21st Nov 2017 19:44 - 6 years ago
Hey good track man, saw your post in the forums. I like everything I am hearing, I'm listening on cheap headphones and they are not picking up any clipping. Nice mix of sounds and I get where you are coming from with your approach. Thanks for sharing this!!

Kyle
EricMilligan
EricMilligan 21st Nov 2017 04:44 - 6 years ago
Hi, Zion. Nice track. I agree with Jamid and Silverman. This would work a whole lot better if you remixed it, dropping all levels down so it doesn't flatline at the max. I was taught that if the mix really isn't working, start over and pull all the faders down to the bottom of their range. Then start bringing the up one by one, but don't let your overall main stereo output levels get any hotter than -3db. Preferably a lot lower. I must admit, I hate starting over, particularly when I've locked in volume automation on the individual instrument tracks in a project, but sometimes it is the best solution.
silverman
silverman 21st Nov 2017 02:19 - 6 years ago
Volumes are all running at more or less the same level?
It's making it sound very loud but also very flat.
There are no little spaces tubes tunnels for my imagination to get a toehold in.
It's a bit like all the entrances into the piece have been walled up.
Zivonmusic
Zivonmusic replied 21st Nov 2017 - 6 years ago
Hello Silverman.

I'm sorry that the song did not excite your imagination like it did mine! :(

BUT I think I fixed the audio clipping? Have another listen maybe?
DijamMusic
DijamMusic 20th Nov 2017 22:05 - 6 years ago
Hello Zivon,
The track concept is brilliant, but you are drowning it with over gaining the level of the volume.
You can look at your LM upload you can see that the top and the bottom of your wav are in one straight line with no head room at all.
I hope this is useful to you?
Jamid
Zivonmusic
Zivonmusic replied 21st Nov 2017 - 6 years ago
I greatly decreased the volume, but the waveform looks the same but only on here?

Oh well haha.
I thank you for your feedback and please have another listan to see if it still clips.
Danke
Danke 20th Nov 2017 08:31 - 6 years ago
great track with beautiful (almost ethereal) synth tunes...no idea what the problem with the bass (I'm in work with bulls..t pc) so later at home...
but let me get one thing: I know that every genre's gotta 'typical' drum, synth, guitar etc...sound but here the snare's pounding sound is a bit irritating (could be my fault...)

but all in all, cool track, handshake, Danke
Zivonmusic
Zivonmusic replied 21st Nov 2017 - 6 years ago
i'm sorry that you did not enjoy the snare as much as I did! :(

But i am glad you enjoyed the track! thank you, Danke!

-Zivon

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