Do you GROUP over lapping lead vocals or process them seperately?
I have a couple of tracks to mix where the lead vocal (recorded on two seperate tracks) in the chorus overlaps by a word or so .... for example
Channel 1 "Blah blah blah"
Channel 2 ............ "Blah blah blah"
So should I,
1. Just group the tracks together and use a common compressor and EQ for both tracks (as it's only one or two words that overlaps)
2. Keep them on seperate channels and have their own (obviously identical) comp and EQ.
I was just a little worried that if I do group them, at the point the vocals overlap, the compressor will be kicking in a bit harder as it is acting on a mix of the two vocals at that overalap point.
.... or am I being too anal here, and I should just group them?
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