MIXCRITMONDAY IS THE SHOW WHERE WE CRIT YOUR MIXES!
On today’s episode we crit URM student submitted mixes for Fall Out Boy’s “Lake Effect Kid.” These mixes are picked at random from our private student only mix crit group on Facebook.
ON THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:
3:38 – The importance of great melodies
7:22 – Getting the vocal balance right
14:41 – Where guitars take a backseat to the vocals
19:44 – Overbearing kick and the snare that relentlessly beat you down
31:00 – Why it’s bad to over compress and how the piano can be tough to deal with in a mix
37:52 – Phase problems
42:50 – Loud drum rooms that ruin a mix, and going hog wild with the mastering chain
46:55 – Getting one-on-one help with your mixes will go a long way to helping you in your career
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