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    I'd love some feedback on my 3-track bedroom pop EP based on HCA's The Little Mermaid

    Link: soundcloud.com/magindara/sets/far-out-at-sea-demos/s-EIYfXuPSqbl I've been working on this zero-budget labour of love for well over a year but I think I'm finally close to completion! At this stage I really need some feedback on the mixing and mastering from people with better gear and...
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    "Messy" - stuck on the vocal mix

    Messy (Rough Vocal Mix) by Magindara | Free Listening on SoundCloud Hey everyone! Last March I posted to ask for feedback on a mix for my band's first single and you guys were all really helpful! The song did really, really well. Now, I'm busy mixing our second single but I'm hoping I can get...
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    Twinflames - an upbeat, summery dance track with beachy vibes and a retro aesthetic

    Twinflames by Magindara | Free Listening on SoundCloud Hey everyone! My fiancee and I finally released our self-produced debut single and I wanted to share the finished product here since you guys gave a lot of really helpful feedback during the mixing process! The song was written and...
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    Twinflames - struggling with bass and lead vocal

    Twinflames (rough Mix) by Magindara | Free Listening on SoundCloud This is a short clip from a new track I've been working on for a while. I'm pretty happy with the mix for the most part but I've been having big issues with getting the bass and (especially) the lead vocal to sit right. I feel...
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    How can I improve my rhythm section mix?

    I've been producing on an amateur level for a few years but I've always struggled with mixing my rhythm section, particularly when it comes to getting my drums and bass to lock together and sound like one cohesive unit. I'm currently working on a new project and I'd like to tackle these issues...
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    Recording multiple guitar tracks with the same rig

    So I'm recording some songs at the moment and the current plan is to have two guitars in each song, hard panned left and right. The problem is I've only got one decent guitar, one decent amp, one decent mic, and one pedlaboard. This is fine for one of the guitar tracks but if I use that setup...
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    Naming chords

    I'm working on a couple of songs at the moment in DADGAD tuning and I've decided to keep track of the chord progressions, melodies, and arrangements by writing everything down in a book. The problem is, I'm using a lot of chords with only 2 fretted notes and then playing the rest of the strings...
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    Advice on starting a record label?

    I'm currently part of a two-piece alternative rock band and we're gearing up to release our second self-produced EP (our first since our re-branding). I've been thinking about releasing it on our own independent label, mainly because there's a possibility that I'll be producing works by other...
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    Which first studio monitors?

    I'm looking to buy my first set of studio monitors and I've narrowed it to M-Audio BX5, Yamaha HS 50, Alesis M1 Active 520, or Behringer Studio 50USB. I'm happy to consider other options but the reason I've picked these is because they're all widely available online for under £150 and that's...
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    3 Track EP - "Portrait With Teeth"

    I'm currently mixing some songs for my second EP but I'm not quite getting there. I need some fresh ears and little bit of feedback to help me improve the rough mixes so any suggestions or criticism you guys can give would be great. I composed and recorded all the music, my girlfriend wrote...
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    Acoustic guitar string recommendations

    Can anyone recommend some acoustic guitar strings that will give me a dark, mellow tone with reduced finger squeak? I'm recording a fingerstyle piece on a Fender CD140S (see my other thread in the mixing clinic) and it's far too bright and present for the track. I can't change the guitar or...
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    Problems with acoustic guitar mix

    Hi, I haven't posted here before but I'm become incredibly frustrated with a mix I'm working on so hopefully you guys can help. Basically, I'm trying to record a fingerstyle acoustic guitar part for a song but no matter how many different recording techniques I try and no matter how I process...
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