How this Mix sound So heavy without Sub Bass/808

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  1. james123

    james123 Newbie

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    Hi Friends plz check this mix....focus on drop part, there is only one short kick...and brass synth type lead...i played that track in club and it sounds awesome and full..and i tried same thing in my daw with one short kick and same type of sound...but it doesnt sound like this mix...its sounds weak without bass ....tell me friends plz is this is processod like this or there is something else ?

    Thank You

     
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  3. No Avenger

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    When you say part, do mean the part from 0:11 to 0:31? There are only a few kicks without the bass and they don't really punch either.
     
  4. Baxter

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    It has sub. It has a very linear frequency response.

    1) Load up a good spectrum analyzer and loudness meter (LUFS) and check them.
    2) Plug in a subwoofer and use it. (I already assume you have good speakers and room treatment)

    Then compose, mix and master yours in a similar manner to achieve similar readings.
     
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  5. Sylenth.Will.Fall

    Sylenth.Will.Fall Audiosexual

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    Take a listen to this track:-

    With all of the instruments mixed together in my DAW, the master channel was running at around -24db Then I added a glue compressor with about 11db of gain. saved it as the mixdown.
    Then I mastered it cutting at LOT of the low end, then using a multiband compressor to boost just the frequencies i wanted. Notice at the beginning of the track, no bass or drums (as you asked) I did have pizzicato strings that I dropped an actave to gave a bass effect though!

    Hope that helps.
     
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    There's more than a kick and brass synth. There's a deep sub too, are you not able to hear it?
     
  7. artwerkski

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    classic low end trick: added raw sine @ 45/60c. But the mix itself doesn't 'bang' so much and the sine is barely audible, but there and giving that sweet uhmpf.
    Here's the trick almost over the top:

    :wink:
     
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