2020-NOV-01 Info: Please check out Songwriting Competition 039 (also featuring the overhauled Bonus Point Mechanic)

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by davemcisaac
Wed May 20, 2020 23:10 CEST
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC065 May 2020 - Winners announced
Replies: 131
Views: 21271

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC065 May 2020 - Submissions until 21-05-2020 23:59 UTC+2/CEST

Very challenging mix as everyone knows, but very rewarding when it starts sounding polished! In order to get the vocal tuning to sound as natural as I could, I had to write automation using ReaPitch on the verses - primarily V 3 & V 4 (Lead & Double) before using MAutoPitch. The rest of the vocals w...
by davemcisaac
Mon Mar 30, 2020 22:19 CEST
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC063 March 2020 - Winners announced
Replies: 164
Views: 27359

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC063 March 2020 - Mix Round 2 until 30-03-2020 11:59pm GMT+2/CEST

I added hi & lo pass filters along with a deesser to the echo effect on the lead vox along with more automation. I hope they fit the mix better for you. I added a parallel bus for the Kick & Snare along with bumping up the Room to give you more drums - along with some automation on the parallel bus....
by davemcisaac
Sat Mar 21, 2020 22:54 CET
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC063 March 2020 - Winners announced
Replies: 164
Views: 27359

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC063 March 2020 - Submissions until 21-03-2019 11:59pm GMT+1/CET

Great song! A real pleasure to mix. Simply put, mostly a bit of eq, compression, and automation. No real problems to deal with. Very well recorded & produced. Of note, to control the Toms I used MultiBandGate by aixDSP. First time I've used it and had to buy it! I also am using a demo of Intensity b...
by davemcisaac
Mon Feb 24, 2020 22:12 CET
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC062 February 2020 - Winners announced
Replies: 146
Views: 23708

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC062 February 2020 - Mix Round 2 until 28-02-2020 11:59pm GMT+1/CET

Here are the notes for the remainder of entries. Hopefully I didn't leave out any valid ones and these make sense. Gary I feel like such an idiot! I was going to complain that I should have gotten a review because I wasn't disqualified, but checked my submitted wav and see it is 44100. So I did som...
by davemcisaac
Fri Feb 21, 2020 06:53 CET
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC062 February 2020 - Winners announced
Replies: 146
Views: 23708

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC062 February 2020 - Submissions until 21-02-2019 11:59pm GMT+1/CET

Mix Notes First of all, I want to say this was a very nice song to work with other than the obvious mixing problems of printed FX, etc. The primary goal was to create a clean and punchy cinematic track. That required separating all the elements then re-gluing them together. To accomplish this took a...
by davemcisaac
Sat Aug 24, 2019 22:37 CEST
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC057 August 2019 - Winners announced
Replies: 199
Views: 43631

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC057 August 2019 - Mix Round 2 until 29-08-2019 11:59pm GMT+2/CEST

First of all, let me congratulate those who made it to Round 2! Of course, I'm disappointed at not making it myself, but I'm going to weigh in on the "Rules" argument. I followed the rules and that DID NOT inhibit my mixing in any way! They are not difficult rules to follow, so what's the big deal??...
by davemcisaac
Wed Aug 21, 2019 22:27 CEST
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC057 August 2019 - Winners announced
Replies: 199
Views: 43631

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC057 August 2019 - Submissions until 21-08-2019 11:59pm GMT+2/CEST

I really wanted to give this song the feel of being a live performance in a jazz club. I spent a lot of time with eyes closed to imagine that's where I was. It took a lot of effort to attempt to keep everything from feeling overly processed, which - in fact - it actually was. Mix Bus : bx_digital V3...
by davemcisaac
Sun Jul 21, 2019 23:58 CEST
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC056 July 2019 - Winners announced
Replies: 226
Views: 53486

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC056 July 2019 - Submissions until 21-07-2019 11:59pm GMT+2/CEST

Quite a challenging mix - but very enjoyable! I didn't attempt to correct timing issues and mainly focused on tonality & balance. I did address some phase-related issues with the Bass & Snare tracks. And I split the L Vox into separate tracks for the lyrics and falsetto parts for effects automation....
by davemcisaac
Fri Jun 21, 2019 23:41 CEST
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC055 June 2019 - Winners announced
Replies: 235
Views: 65388

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC055 June 2019 - Submissions until 21-06-2019 11:59pm GMT+2/CEST

Just getting in under the wire! Really enjoyed mixing this song in spite of the built-in difficulties. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. :hihi: The screenshots tell most of the story without getting into too much detail. Basically a lot of EQ & compression with a bit of saturation (especially on...
by davemcisaac
Sun Mar 03, 2019 01:02 CET
Forum: Mix Challenge
Topic: MIX CHALLENGE - MC051 February 2019 - Winners announced
Replies: 150
Views: 46979

Re: MIX CHALLENGE - MC051 February 2019 - Mix Round 1 in evaluation

:phones: How are your ears holding out? :tu: or :td: