Aretha Franklin - "Day Dreaming"

  1. Fade

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    Not going to mess with the vocals on this one...RIP
     
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    Alright here's my flip. I couldn't get much from it so I grabbed a few parts and built a lot around it:

     
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    I was having the same issue. I deleted the track I started out of frustration. I am going to revisit the sample with a fresh set of ears. Struggles of a creator/beat maker LOL...
     
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    Yeah that's it. At first I just wanted to grab the beginning but the sound builds up so I didn't like it. Then the rest, it's hard. I thought of also just taking a part as a loop and adding a low pass, to use it as a bassline, then throw some of her vocals here and there.

    It's tough challenge but it actually made me re-think stuff and try many things.
     
  6. .calm

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    @Fade : I see you homie. nice chops.

    This was tough for me. I tried to use non vocal chops and ended up with multiple versions of this. Last minute I started with some vocal chops.. in the works..

    Rest easy queen.

     
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    @Fade I'm always a fan of building around the sample! I definitely like how your able to take the sample completely out of the beat, and then bring it back in... I would like to hear the drums spiced up a lil, but that's just me... It works for the style tho. Diggin' those chops...

    CROG MAKE BEAT... ENJOY... ;)

     
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    @crog85 : was wondering what this approach would sound like. :up2:
     
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    @.calm Yea... Wasn't really expecting to take this route, but it's where the sample wanted to go... Didn't notice you had uploaded when I posted...

    I think you're beat could be something... Chops are just a lil too "choppy" for me, but those drums with the piano sound good, maybe try finding a few different chops to blend with it... It definitely has potential tho, wish it was longer...
     
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    @.calm Thanks. For yours, I like where you're going with it. I like the piano in it, is that from the sample? I can't remember. I wanted to add piano to mine but couldn't find anything good.

    @crog85 Yeah you're always telling me to spice up my drums! It's cool though, I just get lazy sometimes but I've been trying to add more when I'm in the mood. I like yours, that's a very smooth flip. I can't hear on my shitty speakers right now but is that the background from the beginning of the song? It sounds like it all through yours.
     
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    Yea, thats the intro of the song going all the way thru... i actually made a loop outta the intro, reversed it and layered them together, then blended with this harp synth and some atmospheric electric guitar... i like the eerie sound of the intro and outro of the song, but just wanted to make it a lil more “my own” by adding some sounds...
     
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    I have some piano chop from it but nothing really to work with. so I used keyscape and key pressin. thanks for the listen.
     
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    Tough flip. I tried to do something with the chops. This type of challenge will only help one to improve.
     
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    That's the thing - it's tough but challenging which just helps us up our skills!

    Your flip is nice and smooth. It would have been nice with a bit of her vocals on it but still I like it! It's got such a chill vibe...