critique Guns N Roses Cover

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by packrobottom, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. packrobottom

    packrobottom Active Member

    Jul 22, 2005
  2. kmetal

    kmetal Kyle P. Gushue Distinguished Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    Boston, Massachusetts
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    A decent start, the performances are good. Id turn the vocals down a bit, axl's voc range and style cut thru without a ton of volume.

    Id increase the mid range and volume of the guitars, slash has a tone of mid and top on his sound. Hpf can be used aggressively as well to get cut.

    More top end on the bass guitar.

    Maybe a bit more room sound on the snare to give it that classic sound. Maybe a large room or hall with a HF roll off to keep in line with the times.

    Id also include a barely audible delay that has different time settings on either side, like 8th/dotted 8th. This to add some more size depth amd human to the snare.

    Possibly a little more cymbals too, but only if things still sound a bit empty and dull after all the other adjustments. The hi hat is fine as is.

    Fun song tho. A few tweaks and itll ready for the wiskey.
  3. packrobottom

    packrobottom Active Member

    Jul 22, 2005
    Thanks very much for the listen and suggestions. I brought the vocals down a bit good call. The idea with the guitars was to sound as close as possible to the original recording.
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