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Help Improving My Mix? I have an actual example inside.
Old 21st October 2013
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Help Improving My Mix? I have an actual example inside.

My mix sounds thin when I listen to it in places other than where my monitors are. I'm monitoring this mix with KRKs and Audiotechnica M50s (which suck, but it's all I have).

Can anyone make any recommendations on how to make this mix seem less tinny?

Some threads have recommended shaving off a little off the top on the frequency spectrum.

FWIW, this was all made in ableton. No hardware.

Thank you in advance!
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Old 22nd October 2013
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the mix seems pretty close. i think you could focus it better in the lows my making at least the kick drum bigger in the 60-100hz region or maybe apply that general bump on the whole mix bus? use the best sounding eq you have.

if you want i could try it here on a pultec or manley tube eq. only if you can get me a decent wav at 24 bits though!


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Old 22nd October 2013
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I think it sounds tinny because:

(1) The electric piano sound you're using is tinny and gets annoying
(2) The bass drum needs more presence in the mix
(3) You need a more prominent bass line in the mix

Just my $0.02.
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