Thanks, @OIL .
I’ll give those changes a try.
EDM’s not my genre, so I’m coming at it with relatively little proper or recent listening experience and even less production experience. I’ll check out the Speaker of the House track you referenced. (I’m not familiar with the .)
I’m also planning to shave a bit of length off too, from both the first half, pre breakdown, but also from the end drop. I’d like to get it down to ~5:00–5:30 duration. (It’s currently approaching 7 mins.)
I happened to be awake last night (2am, London) when the notification popped up for the start of the Auxy Collective Discord feedback stream. I ended up jumping on and sticking around until 6am.
I’m going to do a bit more work on this one and put it in for some collective feedback there next week, if I remember/manage to stay awake.
I’ll post an updated link here too.
Thanks again for the input. I appreciate it.