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Erratic Mixing

Discussion in 'Practice Room' started by Erratic, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. Erratic

    Erratic Member

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    Hi everyone!

    First Post and a good one for your ears I hope, I've been reading this forum a lot and decided to register since I produce lots of my stuff and I think it's time for my mix to be rated since everyone around me is now telling me that it sounds good but they're no producers at all so I would be glad if you could check this out for me!

    The plan of this mix was to achieve the sound of a band called Virus, which is a huge influence musically for me, but by respecting my vision of the project, so I mean that I don't want to copycat all of the sound from the band, my guitars are louder and a bit more trebly which is what I want;


    Virus
    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DwHpAJhcnc&feature=related[/ame]

    My project:
    http://soundcloud.com/fastworker/erratic-wrong-generation

    I used Direct Bass 2.0 in Kontact 4 for the bass samples (My bass was tuned to B and this song was recorded in D) and it went through Amplitube 3 for tone settings.
    I used Supperior Drummer 2.0 with my own custom settings for Drums
    Guitars were recorded Straight into my FastTrack Pro and Tone was made with Guitar Rig 4
    Vocals on my Rode NT1-A Again Direct into FastTrack, compressed with API-2500 WAves Plug-in

    Mixed In pro tools 8.0

    I'll be waiting for your comments, feel free to browse the others track I did, although you will be suprised of it's content like opening a chest in Super Mario Bros 3 ahahahah


    Thanks! Glad to join you!
     
  2. oroinvictus

    oroinvictus dangert billy

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    The mix sounds very muddy and reverby, almost like it was recorded from another room. Try bringing everything up and backing off on the 'verb.
     
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    Don't change a thing, this mix sounds amazing!
    Writing reminds me of Dysrhythmia too, great music \m/
     
  4. Erratic

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    Muddy in comparison to what ?
    Have you listened to my mixing suggestion?
    As for the Reverb I personnaly like it that way.
    Could you eleborate please? :)


    GarethSE: Thank you!, Dysrythmia rocks the shit and now the bassist and Guitarist are in gorguts, a local band here *which you probably now about anyway!, my 2nd huge influences ahaha :D
     
  5. oroinvictus

    oroinvictus dangert billy

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    It sounds muddy and whoofy in comparison to the original virus song you posted to my ears. Like I said, it sounds like the track was played in one room while it was recorded in another. But if that's what you want, then keep it that way.
     
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    i agree with gareth! i can tell that this isnt meant to sound totally clean cut (my appolgies if it is!)...i think this sounds so old school, its a fucking amazing mix, seriously! dont change it man
     
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    where can i download or buy this, its sick!
     
  8. Erratic

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    I'm working on 3 different projects now so soon you will be able to get it, I got a couple under my skin and i'm currently changing my mixing technique and testing new software!
    IMPULSES!!!

    I did a quick recording today for what is to become the sound of my band Spheres, although it's a guitar tone testing, it misses the analogue-simulation I have achieved on Spheres demo which i am uploading now, anyway I'll link when it's done.

    Thanks to all for these comments I really appreciate it :D

    EDIT: SPHERES DEMO Available for Download
    http://soundcloud.com/fastworker/spheres-stamped-demo-version

    Tone Testing : http://soundcloud.com/fastworker/spheres-no-name-tone-testing
     
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    Tommy Gun ...might be drunk.

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    Sounds exactly how it should for the genre. Great job man.
     
  10. Erratic

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    I decided to use this thread again.

    I would like you to check out this guitar tone and the overall mixing, the bass will be replaced for a real one later in the process, it's a startup for the sound of an EP I'm working on for my band, technically it's supposed to sound fucked up to you.
    No reference used for mixing, since I want something new and fresh!
    Please tell my what you guys think about it !
    Quad Tracked and Superior Drummer 2.0

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/t3gb8zokqjnaqxv/Spheres - No Name Remix.mp3
     

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