Need Help In The Right Direction With This Mix! (Hardcore/Heavy)

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  1. savanderbok

    savanderbok Stay Metal \m/

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    Point me in the right direction with this mix! i'm fairly new to mixing and I'm in need of some fresh ears and advice. thanks!

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    savanderbok Stay Metal \m/

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    xMaNgOxKusHx SS.org Regular

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    Lower the volume of the kick sample, raise the vocals and give them some high shelf eq, work on making the sub-side of the bass more solid and consistent, I liked the grit and it seemed to have it's place, but the kick is really overpowering the low end of the mix.
     
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    Forgot something. Where is your snare man? It's almost inaudible when compared to the rest of the instruments.
     
  5. RobbYoung

    RobbYoung Psalm Mutes Fix Wars

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    Personally, I'd say that the Drums and Vocals seem "thin" comparatively to the guitars. Have you double/triple tracked the guitars? If so, I'd have advised you do the same for the vocals if possible. Also the snare doesn't seem to have much punch in the mix. The kit overall feels a little dry, or sampled.

    If it were an instrumental, the mix would be just about right, but the fact that the vocalist can't be heard that well over the guitars at the start is improvable imho.

    Guitar tone is great overall though :)
     

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