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Love Awakens

By Robroy on November 8, 2020 3:09 pm

Trying to channel a bit of Larry Heard and late 80s house, with simple square bassline and chord sweeps. Again less is often more

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November 14, 2020 12:16 am

the bass sounds so good and focused.  if I tried to do this, there would be a really bad muddy middle frequency blowing out the speaker.

I like the little metal tinks in the back

great job

November 15, 2020 4:33 pm
orangedrink wrote:

the bass sounds so good and focused.  if I tried to do this, there would be a really bad muddy middle frequency blowing out the speaker.

I like the little metal tinks in the back

great job

Thanks, really appreciate it. tbh my mix downs have always been something I've felt I'm a bit weaker on (the whole science filled, fiddle with this db, etc doesn't excite me too much). So I've developed a pretty rough and ready approach to them.

- Low cut everything apart from Kick drum & Bass (I side chain the bass vs the kick)
- Take every channel strip to zero (sound wise).
- Then start to take the volume up starting with the kick, then bass, drums, keys, Vox, essentially from lowest to highest frequency.
- Pan each to give space (only kick & bass stay in the centre).
- Cut more if viable e.g. cut most of mid for high hats as well but essentially to whatever sounds right.
- Then I lower the master channel to about half, so there's lots of headroom for mastering.
- I use Landr for the mastering, it's quick and for me has created pretty good results.

Also, secret weapon the Melda analyser on the master buss and set up properly (it's free) makes it easy to see where any clashes exist.



https://www.meldaproduction.com/MMultiAnalyzer

November 15, 2020 8:46 pm

Wow, thank you for the quick robroy masterclass!!

I think I have something like that Analyzer from iZotope, but I just haven't set aside the time to read the manual and watch a tutorial on how to do it all.

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