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Perfect mix!?

Postby Apebot » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:05 am

Okay, so there can be no such thing as a perfect mix, but every instrument has been recorded and mixed with deep appropriateness to the underlying aesthetic.

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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Zukan » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:52 am

And your question is?
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby themarqueeyears » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:14 am

What is the connection between discussing a "Perfect Mix" and posting a video of a band rehearsing? .... I'm lost on this one.
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Sam Inglis » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:46 am

I do love a bit of deep appropriateness.
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Mixedup » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:50 am

Sam Inglis wrote:I do love a bit of deep appropriateness.

Me too. I find it even more appealing when the aesthetic is an underlying one.
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby blinddrew » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:01 am

I've not had a listen on my monitors but I would have liked a bit more separation of the piano parts.
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Arpangel » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:05 am

I think this mix would have been far more appropriate if there wasn't so much EQ and compression.

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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Wonks » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:08 am

I think the Strat sound is overly thin and over-compressed.
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby molecular » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:10 am

OP might not be using folks' favourite words, but I'm surprised by the lack of awareness of Vulfpeck on a forum such as this. If you clicked on this and thought, oh it's just a video of a funk band rehearsing then you owe it to yourself to dig a bit deeper. Best live gig of the decade for me in Glasgow a couple of years ago and there's definitely an underlying aesthetic ;)
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Arpangel » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:22 am

molecular wrote:OP might not be using folks' favourite words, but I'm surprised by the lack of awareness of Vulfpeck on a forum such as this. If you clicked on this and thought, oh it's just a video of a funk band rehearsing then you owe it to yourself to dig a bit deeper. Best live gig of the decade for me in Glasgow a couple of years ago and there's definitely an underlying aesthetic ;)

Things I like about this...no ride cymbals, great decision.
It's tight, too tight, that's also a great aesthetic, reminds me a bit of Louis Cole,
Like the acoustic piano, throws a bit of looseness in.

I don't like all that smiling though, and he's holding the bass way too high., but these are minor, and personal.
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby molecular » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:06 am

Arpangel wrote:I don't like all that smiling though

Seems to be the underlying SOS aesthetic this morning :silent:
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby The Elf » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:12 am

Arpangel wrote:I don't like all that smiling though, and he's holding the bass way too high., but these are minor, and personal.
Says the man who considers EQ and compression as being technical minutiae! ;) :lol:

Just baiting you, mate! :)
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Arpangel » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:13 pm

The Elf wrote:
Arpangel wrote:I don't like all that smiling though, and he's holding the bass way too high., but these are minor, and personal.
Says the man who considers EQ and compression as being technical minutiae! ;) :lol:

Just baiting you, mate! :)

:D I'm finished with minutiae for today, celebrations on the way....

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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby James Perrett » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:49 pm

molecular wrote:OP might not be using folks' favourite words, but I'm surprised by the lack of awareness of Vulfpeck on a forum such as this. If you clicked on this and thought, oh it's just a video of a funk band rehearsing then you owe it to yourself to dig a bit deeper.

There seem to be quite a few bands that do a similar thing - when session musicians get together they seem to gravitate towards funk for some reason. Here's a less sterile take on the same genre https://youtu.be/db2ogVWm7hA
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Re: Perfect mix!?

Postby Tim Gillett » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:10 pm

Or this from some older LA session cats.

https://youtu.be/bTmRvrdYMA0
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