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#508530 - 12/11/18 03:12 AM [User Showcase] CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas
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Just to conclude the process here's the final mix after being through the ears and controls of mastering engineer Fran Ashcroft of Happy Beat Studio.
It's LOUD so adjust you volume...


MST CCS

Thanks to all who listened and offered suggestions as each idea was applied, tested and almost all were used in the final mix.
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#508535 - 12/11/18 03:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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Originally Posted By: rayc
Just to conclude the process here's the final mix after being through the ears and controls of mastering engineer Fran Ashcroft of Happy Beat Studio.
It's LOUD so adjust you volume...


MST CCS

Thanks to all who listened and offered suggestions as each idea was applied, tested and almost all were used in the final mix.


Super job, be very proud.

Tony
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#508625 - 12/11/18 10:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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This sounds great on the headphones. Super driving tune. Excellent vocal. I got a hint of Iron Maiden in the vocal...


Edited by Scott C (12/11/18 10:33 AM)

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#508715 - 12/11/18 05:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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Wow! Loved it. Great production, great track!

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#508775 - 12/12/18 03:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: Teunis]
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Originally Posted By: Teunis

Super job, be very proud.
Tony

Tony, thank you for your "input".
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#508776 - 12/12/18 03:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
This sounds great on the headphones. Super driving tune. Excellent vocal. I got a hint of Iron Maiden in the vocal...

Interestingly whilst I mixed this on monitors I did a fair bit of listening on headphones of different types so I'm glad it translated to them well.
Tony, the singer/co-writer is a maiden fan.
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#508777 - 12/12/18 03:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: Will Josef]
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Originally Posted By: Will Josef
Wow! Loved it. Great production, great track!

Will

Thanks Will,
kind of you.
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#508853 - 12/12/18 07:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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Really good job on this Ray

great rocking' song

love the drive and overall sound

Kenny

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#509007 - 12/12/18 04:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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Ray,
I compared previous version and mastered, side by side. Yes, the later sounds fuller and more pronounced. But I also think you did most of the hard work initially yourself.

Good stuff!

Best regards,
Misha.

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#509014 - 12/12/18 04:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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This is an excellent metal rock song that was mixed perfectly.

This could have come from a number of 80's hair bands!

This is really good.
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#509020 - 12/12/18 04:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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Very nice, Ray! Really cool long hair rock tune! Agree with the Iron Maiden comment, but to me it's even closer to Diamond Head. Either way, it's a great song. I was particularly impressed with the vocal. Everything is about as good as it can be. Congrats and this great song!

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#509282 - 12/13/18 03:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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Ray,
Oh yeah! The bass sounds even better here. Everything sitting where it should... nothing to stop my head banging!
Excellent work by all involved.

Robert

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#509383 - 12/14/18 02:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Really good job on this Ray

great rocking' song

love the drive and overall sound

Kenny

Thanks Kenny,
It's my 1st attempt and LOUD & fast.
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#509384 - 12/14/18 02:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Originally Posted By: Rustyspoon#
Ray,
I compared previous version and mastered, side by side. Yes, the later sounds fuller and more pronounced. But I also think you did most of the hard work initially yourself.

Good stuff!

Best regards,
Misha.


Thank you Misha,
the suggestions from this forum helped nuance the mix - more ears are always better for me.
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#509385 - 12/14/18 02:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: MarioD]
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Originally Posted By: MarioD
This is an excellent metal rock song that was mixed perfectly.

This could have come from a number of 80's hair bands!

This is really good.

Mario,
I'll take that as a good thing!
80s hair/spandex/metal isn't my listening pleasure BUT I'll take the pluses when they're offered.
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#509386 - 12/14/18 02:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Very nice, Ray! Really cool long hair rock tune! Agree with the Iron Maiden comment, but to me it's even closer to Diamond Head. Either way, it's a great song. I was particularly impressed with the vocal. Everything is about as good as it can be. Congrats and this great song!

Alan

Alan,
thanks for the kind words.
I had to look up Diamond Head as I didn't know them and didn't listen to Iron Maiden as I was old enough to have lived through the original metal era so didn't bother with the NWOBHM stuff, (I was/am a snob I suppose). Interesting bands for me to have a closer listen to.
Tony's vocal is superb I think. he wrote the melody, tweaked the lyrics and recorded his own vocal so i owe him much.
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#509387 - 12/14/18 02:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: Robertkc]
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Ray,
Oh yeah! The bass sounds even better here. Everything sitting where it should... nothing to stop my head banging!
Excellent work by all involved.

Robert

Thanks Rob,
I rolled off a fair bit of the top end off the bass in the final mix which seemed to allow the fundamental frequencies more space to shine both with bass & the kick.
It helps when people point out stuff I don't hear.
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#509437 - 12/14/18 07:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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ray,

This sounds really good.

A nice balance and really driving.

Good job.

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#510774 - 12/18/18 03:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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We forgot to adjust the volume beforehand. No problem...we picked up the monitors and put them back on the shelf smile

There's enough drive here for three good rock tunes.

We agree with all said and will mention that we very much like the slightly more upfront vocal than we typically hear with this rock style.

Rock on!

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#511298 - 12/20/18 09:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: CCS Mixed & Masteredconcluded the process here's the mas [Re: rayc]
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Hi Ray,o

yessiree, it sounds great !!! And apart from that it's got everything a heavy rocking tune gotta have. Very cool, good drive.

Love that three-(or four?)part harmony. And that feedback at the end reminds me of times of old when I would never have expected that that crazy sound could ever cause heavy tinnitus that you can't get rid of. But it did grin

Happy Holidays and all the best for 2019.

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