JAN 2024: “CRUSHING”

AND THE WINNER IS…

 

michaeltn86

 

AND THE RUNNER UP IS…

 

RJ Raterink (RJR)

 

AND THIRD PLACE GOES TO…

 

Mixing_Bay

 

DOWNLOAD THE WINNING MIXES!

 

Congrats michaeltn86 you’ve won 250 USD!  And RJR you’ve won 100 USD!  Mixing_Bay  you’ve won a free month of  TOURNA-MIX!

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PROCUCER’S PICK

 

The producer for this song was not available to vote this time around.

 

HOUSE PICK

 

IMO the popular vote got it right this time around.  My choices were the same as the actual results.  Michaeltn86 WOW!!! That is possibly the best mix I’ve heard here at T-M.  That is a bang up job man, I think you nailed this one!  I found RJR’s mix very close to the top mix.  I had to go back and forth a lot to decide and I can’t even quite articulate why I slightly preferred Michael’s….but wow, this was another superb mix!  Mixing_Bay congrats on making the podium for (I think) the first time…really strong mix!

 

THANKS FOLKS!  SEE YOU NEXT MONTH!

 

 

 

AND OUR ROUND 1 WINNERS ARE…

 

Mixing_Bay

Zabo97

Pierre P

Melanhead

JTC

Zsummerill1176

michaeltn86

RJ Raterink

DKL

ccJamz

kaldlyd

steve.dower

 

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

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MIX CONTEST # 2

 

Pop country coming at ya!  This is a really neat song with some unexpected chord changes and it should be a lot of fun to mix!  BUT, it does have one big challenge…a super harsh lead vocal!  Bailey James is clearly a great singer, but the capture on her voice contains some really harsh midrange frequencies that will definitely test your harshness control skills.  There are also some tuning artifacts baked in, but luckily in the context of the full song you don’t hear them much at all.  I hope you all enjoy brining these tracks to life!

 

Song Info:  

Bpm:    112     Sample Rate:    44.1 kHz      

Key:  Eb major      Track Count:    30

Produced, recorded by Kenny Royster

 

Artist/Band:  

Bailey James

 

Can I use this song in my mixing portfolio?

NO.  PLEASE DON’T USE YOUR MIX ANYWHERE OUTSIDE OF TOURNA-MIX.  NOT ON YOUTUBE, NOT ON SOUNDCLOUD, ETC.

Thanks for your understanding!

 

Schedule:  

Jan 1st – 24th:  MIX SUBMISSION PERIOD – Submit your mix by Jan 24th, 10 pm EDT.

Jan 25th – 27th:  VOTING ROUND 1 – Ends Dec Jan 27th EDT, 10 pm (MANDATORY)

Jan 28th – 29th:  VOTING ROUND 2 – Ends Jan 29th EDT, 10 pm.  

Jan 30th:  WINNERS ANNOUNCED! 

 

Prizes:

1st Place: 250 USD!

2nd Place:  100 USD!

3rd Place:  Free month of TOURNA-MIX!

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