MIXCRITMONDAY IS THE SHOW WHERE WE CRIT YOUR MIXES!
On today’s episode we crit URM student submitted mixes for At The Gates’ “The Chasm” and The Haunted’s “Preacher of Death.” These mixes are picked at random from our private, student-only mix crit group on Facebook, The Rocktagon.
ON THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:
5:15 – Why having a lot of noise on your mix isn’t a great idea and why not every instrument needs to be loud
11:57 – The wrong kind of click sound on kick and finding the right balance for your guitars
21:57 – The drums can make a mix sound like a totally different song if they aren’t consistent with the sound of the band. Why getting the atmosphere right is crucial
27:00 – Not screwing up the good guitar tones that you have to work with
30:32 – How the bass can make the rest of the mix sound small and narrow
34:31 – Being able to hear the excessive noise before, during, and after the song and how clipping distortion makes it a rough listen
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