You want your Rap vocals to sound raw and in-your-face, so the rapper’s flow and delivery can dominate the track. However, if you leave your vocals too dry (without any effects), they’ll stick out like a sore thumb and won’t blend with the beat.
And.. let’s face it: Beats can be repetitive at times.
– And that’s not a bad thing, it puts you in a certain head space and vibe! But you would be surprised at all the little details that go into the mix to spice things up and keep your listeners interest.
Master bus processing is crucial, especially in HipHop. If you get the master bus processing wrong, you can easily ruin your whole mix.
The tips and tricks above can take your mix to a competitive loudness, so it can stand up next to any commercial release. – Without losing low-end impact, causing distortion or a ‘pumping effect’.
Of course watching Youtube excerpts and learning new mixing techniques is great! But it can mess with your head if you’re missing a plan, a strategy to approach your mixes. Only if you understand the why behind every mixing decision, you’ll grow as a mixer and turn out great mixes on a regular basis.
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