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Old 10-07-2020, 02:35 PM
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Hi everyone! I've been mixing this track for the past few hours and suspect severe ear fatigue is setting in. It'd be great if I can some fresh input on how it sounds

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Old 10-08-2020, 12:23 PM
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Mixing one song for hours? yes, that's a recipe for ear fatigue! I usually won't work on a song for more than 30-40 minutes at a time, because I cannot trust my ears after that. I'll move to another song, or go do something else, then come back to it later or the next day.

I listened only on my usual computer speakers, the vocals seems too loud for the backing guitar, and probably could use some compression (and automation?) on the lead vocal to reduce some of the volume spikes.
Tonal balance and balance of the backing vocals to the lead vocal seems fine.
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Old 10-08-2020, 12:46 PM
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Hi everyone! I've been mixing this track...
Are the harmonies performed, or generated by some sort of device?
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...the vocals seems too loud for the backing guitar...
Or just bring the guitar way up in the mix.
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Old 10-09-2020, 07:27 AM
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I brought the vocals down and cut some nasal frequencies from the 1k band. Harmonies are from the TC Helicon Harmony Singer (hence the slight pitch inaccuracies)

Thanks for the feedback, hope it's more balanced?
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Old 10-23-2020, 10:08 PM
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Nice performance.

Overall I feel the vocal is a bit unbalanced. The mids are a little too "boxy" and my ear wants some more top end air/articulation. The guitar feels a little dull. I'd love to hear it wrap around the vocals more. I might also dip somewhere around 850Hz just a bit to take some of the "mic" out of the mic sound...if that makes sense.

Personal preference - I don't like mixing vocals that far out front of the rest of the music...which means I use a LOT of automation to keep the vocals just above the music. That's a preference thing.
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