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Author Topic: Mixoff Contest with Ermin Hamidovic - Win Ermin's New eBook!  (Read 53652 times)

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May 18, 2012, 06:18:17 AM
I've messed with this a bit in between projects, each time with another perspective ... ready for thoughts ...

No samples and no additional tracks added.  Thanks!

A lot more of a direct and raw vibe going on here - sweet!

The drums are such a unique and different aesthetic to what I would shoot for that I don't feel qualified commenting on them. I might suggest giving a bit more sub to the kick in order to move the song along, but beyond that they seem to serve they desired intention.

On the whole I personally wouldn't mind hearing some more reverb and space as a whole. To me it's a dense arrangement, and dense arrangements commonly look for breathing space wherever they can get it. Those synths and lead lines tend to love some chorusing, delay and reverb so it helps to give them that extra kick along.

A touch more compression wouldn't hurt on the whole. The lead vocal could use some in order to stay in its pocket a little more solidly, and all the mix elements would possibly pocket tighter with a bit more aggressive compression approach.

Cheers for that!

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May 18, 2012, 09:24:03 AM
Ok did a revised version with Ermins suggestions in mind!!. Thx for those!

The One MortenDK mix v2
« Last Edit: May 18, 2012, 09:36:08 AM by MortenDK »

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May 18, 2012, 01:31:24 PM

Well here is my attempt at this monster of a track.

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May 18, 2012, 01:40:31 PM
hey, here's my entry:

It's actually one of my first mixes so I'm really looking forward to some feedbacks :) thank you

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May 18, 2012, 02:52:40 PM

Here is my try.

Thanks a lot for the nice track really!

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May 18, 2012, 03:01:17 PM
Here's mine I guess. I'm sad to say I haven't had the chance to put all the time in this that it deserves. It's been busy and I'm leaving town for some FoH work this weekend, so this will have to do. No time for editing/tuning, dotting i's and crossing t's.

I did my best to take it in a different direction to keep it fresh, but I haven't heard any of the other mixes yet, so I may end up sounding exactly like the others :)

I stripped it down some and made some creative decisions that I would and should never get away with if this were a real client, but it's all in good fun I guess. Guitars, synths and electronic drums have taken more of a backseat in favor of the holy drum/bass/leadvox-trinity compared to Ermin's original mix. I tried to make it as dry as I could get away with without sounding small or thin. A poppy kind of punchy-in-yer-face watchamacallit sound... Or something...

Thanks a lot Ermin and Memnoir! Great song and the original mix is freakin' awesome!
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May 18, 2012, 10:47:10 PM

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« Last Edit: May 22, 2012, 03:15:39 AM by SynergyRoom »

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May 19, 2012, 09:50:22 AM
Hi Guys :)
Maybe i'm late, but this is my try at it :)

Thanks to Ermin :)

PS: i've listened many mixes, and they are all good, but i think 140dbSPL has done the best one for now, great job dude :)
Giuseppe Novella Mixing Services - Italy

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May 19, 2012, 10:24:53 AM
Hi Ermin and everyone else! Here's my go at the song. Not 100% happy with the solidness and glue of the vocals but overall I'm happy with the mix! Was really fun to mix it and a very good recording.