This site is supported by the advertisements on it, please disable your AdBlocker so we can continue to provide you with the quality content you expect.

Welcome to Our Community

Wanting to join the rest of our members? Feel free to sign up today.

mixing the vocals

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Spell88, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Spell88

    Spell88 Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2011
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    hi)
    how do you mixing the vocals usually?
    What is your processing algorithm?
     
  2. Seth Munson

    Seth Munson How do Amber Lamps?

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2009
    Messages:
    1,664
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Colorado Springs
    Please explain more, "vocals" is such a broad term.
     
  3. Spell88

    Spell88 Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2011
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    I wonder how do you process different types of vocals and which plug-ins do you use for it.
     
  4. Seth Munson

    Seth Munson How do Amber Lamps?

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2009
    Messages:
    1,664
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Colorado Springs
    I usually take the same steps many others take
    cuts first, comp, boosts, comp, ect ect

    Comps - 1176s, LA2As, Puig Fairchilds, Rvox, L2s
    Eqs - Pultecs, Digi EQs, Waves EQs
     
  5. Spell88

    Spell88 Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2011
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Thank you very much for your answer)
    could you tell me more, step by step?
     
  6. Seth Munson

    Seth Munson How do Amber Lamps?

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2009
    Messages:
    1,664
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Location:
    Colorado Springs
    Nope I really cant, every voice it different and every mix is different.
    My best advice is to use your ears and know your gear/plugs.

    If I think a certain voice needs a certain type of vibe or sound, I will reach for a compressor that I know that will give it that feel.
     
  7. Spell88

    Spell88 Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2011
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    understood, thank you very much for your help)
     
  8. ahjteam

    ahjteam Anssi Tenhunen

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2008
    Messages:
    9,394
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Virrat/Helsinki, Finland
    I have noticed that a good hardware preamp + compressor helps a lot when recording. I have the SPL Track One that is a "lazy mans" channel strip tailored for vocals (one knob de-esser and compressor ftw). I usually have highpass on, then de-esser at max, then the compressor set pretty hard and then I compensate the de-essed signal high end with the highshelf boost especially if using SM7b, but otherwise I have the EQ relatively flat, I may cut around low mids tho. Then ITB I usually have like delay and reverb and maybe some compression, but that's pretty much it. Remember; get sound at the source.
     

Share This Page