Mixing Secrets – Johnny Lokke, Promises and Lies

I had a go at another Mixing secrets set of tracks.  This time this one was right up my ally…METAL!  This one is by Johnny Lokke.  http://johnnylokkeband.com/

I was channeling my inner Judas Priest on this one.


Edit: Sept 28, 2018

I’ve learned a fair bit since I mixed this song back in Feb.  I listened to it and thought it’d be interesting to apply some of the new techniques I’ve learned recently.  

Unicorn Rodeo – Maybe

Thank you to the Unicorn Rodeo guys for providing their tracks on the Cambridge site.  The 27 guitar tracks was a real challenge.  Hopefully I got the fullness of the guitars in the mix that they were after.  Check it out;

I listened to the above on my phone speaker and I didn’t like how the reverb pushed everything into the background.  Here’s another version mixed with less reverb.

And here’s another brickwall limited hard to see what that sounds like on my phone.

Edit #4.

I wasn’t happy with the mixes above.  I made a bunch of modifications from new things I’ve learned.  Here’s that version;

Edit #5

It seemed like it needed some sparkle