This site is supported by the advertisements on it, please disable your AdBlocker so we can continue to provide you with the quality content you expect.

Welcome to Our Community

Wanting to join the rest of our members? Feel free to sign up today.

Forced Evolution releases "Sealed" - Mixed by Lasse Lammert/Guest sneapster on vocals

Discussion in 'Andy Sneap' started by pifos_2, May 9, 2009.

  1. Lasse Lammert

    Lasse Lammert HCAF Blitzkrieg

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2009
    Messages:
    8,424
    Likes Received:
    40
    Trophy Points:
    48
    yep, doing that all the time...the z1/z3 normally sound either too dull or too dead for my taste...tbh I hardly ever use them, I usually prefer using the kit's real snare and when I blend in a sample I just go with some of the standards (D4 has got two or three real good ones....have a listen and you'll hear the favourite ones of Colin R. and Andy pretty easily I guess ;) ).
    doesn't mean the slate samples don't sound good of course, I'm just not a big fan tbh.

    if possible use the kit's own sounds and when I need a blender I'm totally fine with the D4 stuff and some Clearmountain etc.

    of course those won't really work by themselves for programmed drums etc because there're not enough velocities/samples, but it's totally fine if you just blend them with the kit's own sounds I think....I usually NEVER work work programmed drums anyway...Forced Evo might have been the first time actually that I had to mix programmed drums.

    what I also sometimes do with the Slate Z4 is HP/LP them to get a strong and punchy midrange, compress the fuck out of them and send them to the snarebus, then I'll slightly compress the whole drumbus and but a gate on it, sidechained by a time-advanced trigger track (this is actually the second gate, I have a tightly set one (also keyed by tr) on the mic tracks before I send them to the buss...sometimes even a 3rd one on the bottomsnare keys by the top-mic.......anyway, back to the gate on the drumbus....I'll have a longer hold/release on that one...like 200-500ms, so it's actually like a gated reverb, but I alsways set the release so it's long enough to bridge the gap to the next hit so it doesn't really has this gated reverb effect but is like a highly compressed room,....just less cloudy than if it would go all the way through the whole track.....I often do that as well though....depends.

    anyway, you can get cool results with the Z4, especially if the original drums were recorded in a poorly sounding room.
     
  2. smy1

    smy1 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2006
    Messages:
    2,755
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Hamburg, Germany
    Goddamn. This is really, really good. Nick, your band is what Dream Theater want to be but fail to do.

    Is there a paypal download somewhere? I really dont need a CD but I wanna pay for it!

    EDIT: Shit, this is gonna stay on repeat ....

    EDIT2: Ulrich's leads are so tasteful! What tone! What a vibrato! Biggest respect!
     
  3. pifos_2

    pifos_2 des scoubidoubidous wha !

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,293
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Netherlands
    Wow thanks Sami!!!

    I have thought about the download option. Good call.

    It's up now on the shop : "Sealed" Promo CD for Download : http://forcedevolution.bigcartel.com/product/sealed-cd-2009-mp3

    I guess I found the guy I will call to make some nice promo pictures for our first album ;) I have thought about coming to your show in Gent on the 16th for a while. I've been listening to the extracts of your new album on your website. me like it. I'll PM you if I am coming.
     
  4. Uladyne

    Uladyne Greg

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2006
    Messages:
    1,278
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Oregon Coast
    Wow it's awesome to hear the final product. Sounds awesome! Good job Lasse! I also must say it was an honour to make a contribution!


    The mixer in the chain was my Allen&Heath Mixwizard WZ3 16:2. No EQ, just used basically as a monitoring control center (had the cue mix running through it as well) and the preamps sound pretty nice.
     
  5. smy1

    smy1 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2006
    Messages:
    2,755
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Hamburg, Germany
    Cool. Just ordered it. Now waiting for the email with the download link. Let me know if you come by so I can put you on the guestlist! I hope that a bunch of people show up. No clue about my popularity in Belgium :)

    EDIT: got your email. You may wanna think about using PayLoadz. It's an automated service. I used it for my webpage and I made almost 900 Euros off of sales straight from my site.
     
  6. digitaldeath

    digitaldeath Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Waterford, Ireland
    Damn, I can't listen to it in work - MySpace is blocked and so is the player on your site! :(
     
  7. GarethSE

    GarethSE New Metal Member

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2008
    Messages:
    7,603
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Your vocals are fucking sick Greg :D
     
  8. F.E.T

    F.E.T Four Eye Traumatized

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Messages:
    269
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Just paid my copy, great work guys!
     
  9. digitaldeath

    digitaldeath Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Waterford, Ireland
    If I pay for the download version, is it an automatic email that I'll receive with links to the tracks or will I have to wait...?
     
  10. pifos_2

    pifos_2 des scoubidoubidous wha !

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,293
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Netherlands
    On FaderHead advice I am setting up an automated system. but now I'll send you the link by mail. i am online so you'll get right away!
     
  11. digitaldeath

    digitaldeath Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Waterford, Ireland
    Nice one, gonna try borrow a credit card from someone here at work! :)
     
  12. pifos_2

    pifos_2 des scoubidoubidous wha !

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,293
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Netherlands
    sweet. thanks. you can also create a Paypal account and transfer money via bank transfer for free on it, but it takes more time...
     
  13. digitaldeath

    digitaldeath Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Waterford, Ireland
    Just after ordering dude, one of my mates placed the order - anything in particular you need from me so I can get the links?
     
  14. pifos_2

    pifos_2 des scoubidoubidous wha !

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,293
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Netherlands
  15. digitaldeath

    digitaldeath Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Waterford, Ireland
    Thanks Nicolas, songs are savage! :)
     
  16. pifos_2

    pifos_2 des scoubidoubidous wha !

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,293
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Netherlands
    Sweet!! Thanks to the guys how bought it!!
    I implemented an automated download links via payloadz.
     
  17. Genius Gone Insane

    Genius Gone Insane http://www.¯\(°_o)/¯.com

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2003
    Messages:
    5,718
    Likes Received:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    San Francisco Bay Area
    I would purchase if the price were lower and it came in a noncompressed format. Call me cheap if you like.
     
  18. digitaldeath

    digitaldeath Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Waterford, Ireland
    Cheap! :D
     
  19. pifos_2

    pifos_2 des scoubidoubidous wha !

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,293
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Netherlands
    I agree it's a lot in dollards for 3 songs. but we're totally independent at the moment.. and we don't really have the choice if we ever wanna do a full length... we have NO monies at all. the band owes me hundreds of euros.

    I can also upload Wave files for the sound connoisseur...
     
  20. digitaldeath

    digitaldeath Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    1,869
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Waterford, Ireland
    €4 is not asking for a lot really considering the quality of material on offer here. Plus for me it's about supporting independent artists when I truly appreciate the product (which I do).
    The mp3s are at 256kbps which is good in my opinion and I am happy I made the purchase.
     

Share This Page