Releasing an instrumental album next month. Here's a preview - would love feedback on the mix!

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  1. slan

    slan Fallen Shrines

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    Over the past several years, I've recorded dozens of songs in hopes of one day putting together an instrumental album. I finally had time to sit down and finish things over the past couple of months.

    Here's a preview track. Any feedback on the mix would be greatly appreciated!

    https://soundcloud.com/slandroid/khef-july-30-2020
     
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    Sounds really good so far dude! Very nice playing too!

    Some suggestions I'd have would be I think the bass and kick could use some work. The bass's fundamental tone could come out some more so the tracks hits a little harder. Making the guitars a tad quieter might help the bass gel more with the mix too. The kick could also have some more "click" and "beef." The 80hz tone is what I'm thinking for the "beef." The snare could use some more reverb imo as well. Lastly, I think the guitar solo section could use some more delay and reverb to give a wetter sound. Possibly throw on a chorus too to make it thicker as well.

    I hope this helps dude! It sounds sick so far!
     
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    slan Fallen Shrines

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    Thanks so much for the kind words! Definitely agreed on all fronts. I appreciate the second set of ears.
     
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    For sure dude! Please dm me the final product and album. I'd love to check it out!
     
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    Will do!
     
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    Sounds really cool dude! I wish the solo stuff cut through better. But sounds good.
     
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    Thank you! I'll work on that in the final mix.
     
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    Hi all - the album is out now!

    Check it out at fallenshrines.bandcamp.com. It should be available on streaming services early next week.

    This project is inspired by Cloudkicker, Haunted Shores, Opeth, Intronaut, Emperor, Cult of Luna, Alcest, Katatonia, and Agalloch.

    Recorded and mixed by me, and mastered by Jamie King.

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    Tracklisting:

    1. The Clearing
    2. Ritual Landscapes
    3. Mithraeum
    4. Effigy
    5. White Oak
    6. Sacred Grove
    7. Reynisfjara
    8. Tower of Silence
    9. Reality Bends
    10. Fallen Shrines
    11. Damavand

    Please enjoy!
     
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    I like it, good production. Nice.
     
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    slan Fallen Shrines

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    Thank you very much!
     
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    gonna check it out when i get more time

    note: you might consider getting the mods to change your thread title so people will see its been released
     
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    Good call, thank you!
     

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