MIXCRITMONDAY IS THE SHOW WHERE WE CRIT YOUR MIXES!
On today’s episode we crit URM student submitted mixes for Rivers of Nihil’s “Where Owls Know My Name” which was originally mixed by Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland. These mixes are picked at random from our private student only mix crit group on Facebook, The URM Rocktagon.
ON THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:
3:26 – How Rivers of Nihil was an interesting pick for MixCritMonday
7:08 – Why you don’t want your snare and toms to stick out in a weird way and why you want the kick under control
13:40 – Why it’s important to figure out the best levels for the drums as a whole
19:17 – Why making the intro too bright isn’t a good thing and when there’s too much guitar in a mix
23:31 – Mixing top-down is a valid way to mix, but not always the right choice
28:30 – What happens when the low end gets out of control and a mix is pushed too hard
33:40 – What it sounds like when a mix is on the right track artistically
40:43 – Why it’s important to get the levels right so that the mix makes logical sense
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