FEB 2024: “OBSESSED”

AND THE WINNER IS…

 

JTC

 

AND THE RUNNER UP IS…

 

MaxGabrielsen

 

AND THIRD PLACE GOES TO…

 

Cornelius

 

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Congrats JTC, you’ve won Tone projects Michelangelo + 100 USD!  Max you’ve won 100 USD!  And Cornelius you’ve won a free month of TOURNA-MIX!

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PRODUCER’S PICK

 

Unfortunately, the producer was not available to vote on this song.

 

HOUSE PICK

 

With raw tracks this good I knew this contest was gonna be a nightmare to vote on!  And it was 😉  It was incredibly hard to decide between JTC and Max for 1st place as both mixes were amazing!  One thing that surprised me is no one edited the lead vocal!  I found it very out of time for a lot of the song and it really messed up the groove at times.  Nevertheless some kille mixes here!

#1 JTC

This mix had incredible clarity.  Super open modern sound.  The drums were a bold choice being so loud and punchy – but it worked.  At first I wasn’t sure if I was feeling it but as the mix progressed they really seemed to lock in a neat groove!  Despite some fierce competition, it was just hard to deny the crystal ball that was this mix.  Great work JTC!

#2 MaxGabrielson

The intro of this mix was magic.  Love the ambient choices!  I ALMOST chose this mix first.  Tbh, this mix sounds more like how I imagine the song should sound compared to JTC, but it just didn’t quite have the power and polish.  I don’t know, overall I’d call it a tie but I had to make the tough choice!  The vibe was really high in this mix – great job Max!

#3 Cornelius

Super hard to pick 3rd!  Emil and Cornelius both did a great job but Cornelius eventually won me over.  The vocal felt too loud in this mix.  I think it could have come down 1-2db.  This was actually the only thing that threw me off a bit.  I mixed my vocal a bit loud too I think but this vocal just poked out of the mix to my ear.  Otherwise TOP NOTCH work!

 

Hope you all enjoyed this month’s songs!  We’ll see you back in March for more fun 🙂

 

 

 

 

AND OUR ROUND 1 WINNERS ARE…

 

Green-Dog

djspud28@msn.com

Cornelius

John Michael

charlieunderhillaudio

Valex

Emil

charge72

realmaslau

JTC

3ee

MaxGabrielsen

 

Congrats to our finalists!  If you finished 1st in your group you’ve won a free month of TOURNA-MIX!

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MIX CONTEST # 1

 

Oh man this song has swag!  “Obsessed” features our very own Michael Leto on drums, and I gotta say I love the drum sound!  You’ll probably find the drums are as close to mix ready as you’ve ever experienced – gotta love intentional recording!  GIRATS for the win (get it right at the source in case you’re brand new to mixing).  I think you’ll all have a blast mixing this funky tune.  Enjoy!

 

 

Song Info:  

Bpm:    90      Sample Rate:    48 kHz      

Key:  A minor     Track Count:    47

Produced by Elias Shamoon

Mixed by Michael Leto.

 

Artist/Band:  

Emma Hills

 

Can I use this song in my mixing portfolio?

NOOOOO.  THIS SONG HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED YET SO PLEASE DON’T USE YOUR MIX ANYWHERE OUTSIDE OF TOURNA-MIX.

Thanks!

 

Schedule:  

Feb 1st – 23rd:  MIX SUBMISSION PERIOD – Submit your mix by Feb 23rd, 10 pm EDT.

Feb 24th – 26th:  VOTING ROUND 1 – Ends Feb 26th EDT, 10 pm (MANDATORY)

Feb 27th – 28th:  VOTING ROUND 2 – Ends Feb 28th EDT, 10 pm.  

Feb 29th:  WINNERS ANNOUNCED! 

 

Prizes:

1st Place: Tone Projects Michelangelo + 100 USD!

2nd Place:  100 USD!

3rd Place:  Free month of TOURNA-MIX!

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