Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Swingin' ....appreciate any mix observations

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Location
    In a world full of chimpanzees I was a monkey
    Age
    53
    Posts
    1,689
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    9977

    Swingin' ....appreciate any mix observations

    Sign in to disable this ad
    ..still need to drop a solo in there, ..but otherwise pretty close to done, ..i think.

    thanks for taking the time.


    Last edited by Guernica; 03-19-2019 at 10:18.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Posts
    4,987
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked 145 Times in 144 Posts
    Rep Power
    6682598
    Yep pretty well done I'd say. On headphones the snare pokes out, which is good, but the rest of the kit sounds quiet in comparison. My only other thought was it might be interesting to hear a heavier less chorusy guitar at around 2.00 and again at 4.30. Otherwise great clarity and separation on all the instruments. Cool tune

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Bulls Hit For This Useful Post:


  4. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Location
    In a world full of chimpanzees I was a monkey
    Age
    53
    Posts
    1,689
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    9977
    Thanks BH, ..did some tweaking on the drums as well as that chorus guitar. Thats an old track with fx baked in, so im a limited for options. At some point i would like to replace that canned sounding git with a better alt. Still need to get a solo in there at some point. Also tamed some errant bg vocs.

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    paradise
    Posts
    4,336
    Thanks
    102
    Thanked 550 Times in 495 Posts
    Rep Power
    8012023
    Cool. Nice job. I agree with the snare comment.

    Great vocal . Good voice you got, or whoever is singing. I do think some de-ssing could make it better.

    In the chorus you lose some of the vocal . Seems to wash out a bit.
    Whe the first chorus was coming I expected it to punch up a bit, and it didn't. So the song's build and energy level dropped for me.

    This all may be production comments, but just listening in my phone those are my observations.

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to RFR For This Useful Post:


  7. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Location
    In a world full of chimpanzees I was a monkey
    Age
    53
    Posts
    1,689
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    9977
    Quote Originally Posted by RFR View Post
    Cool. Nice job. I agree with the snare comment.

    Great vocal . Good voice you got, or whoever is singing. I do think some de-ssing could make it better.

    In the chorus you lose some of the vocal . Seems to wash out a bit.
    Whe the first chorus was coming I expected it to punch up a bit, and it didn't. So the song's build and energy level dropped for me.

    This all may be production comments, but just listening in my phone those are my observations.
    I hear what youre saying regarding the size of the chorus. The heavier/chorus gits there were supposed to provide some size, but theyre really canned and small sounding. Im hoping that a lively amped tone will bring that up. I will take another look at the vocal level there as well. thanks!

  8. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Location
    Northern Chicago suburbs
    Posts
    5,369
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 502 Times in 487 Posts
    Rep Power
    19381610
    The acoustic guitars in the intro are a little bright for me. After the intro they fit in to the mix better.

    Vocal sounds excellent.

    Bass sounds excellent.

    Maybe raise the low harmony level a bit?

    Electric guitars sound great.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to TripleM For This Useful Post:


  10. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    The Bahamas!
    Age
    60
    Posts
    293
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
    Rep Power
    897144
    I can't think of any way to improve, to me it sounds fantastic.
    Reminds me very much of Incubus.
    Good job.
    Click to hear my latest songs I Want To Write A Song and Palm Trees and Eighty Degrees

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to Strat1958 For This Useful Post:


  12. #8
    Join Date
    Apr 2019
    Posts
    1
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Just off a very quick listen with ear pods..so not so scientific. But it occurred to me that a good A/B for this mix would be ‘Nothing Else Matters’ by Metallica. And indeed the current mix balance comparison sounds quite similar so good job! Perhaps a hair more bite needed on the vocal? 2/3k?

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-04-2015, 08:57
  2. White guys swingin'
    By ChuckU in forum MP3 Mixing Clinic
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 08-26-2002, 18:37

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •