JAN 2024: “OTW”

AND THE WINNER IS…

 

Zsummerill1176

 

AND THE RUNNER UP IS…

 

thyro.alfaro@gmail.com

 

AND THIRD PLACE GOES TO…

 

AI Mixing Bot

 

DOWNLOAD THE WINNING MIXES!

 

Congrats Zsumerill1176 you’ve won 250 USD!  And thyro.alfaro@gmail.com you’ve won 100 USD, nice job!  AI Mixing Bot 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

 

My choices were…

#1 Zsummerill1176

Killer mix!  The FX were absolutelygreat and the tonal balance was really dialled in!  For my tastes, I would have asked for slightly less of that stereo vocal delay….it was a GREAT FX choice but I found it tickled my ear a few too many times over the course of the song.  That being said it did keep a somewhat sparse arrangement interesting.  Amazing mix Zach!

#2 AI Mixing Bot

I loved this mix.  It felt really warm,  yet present at the same time.  To my ear this mix had the best overall balance and tonal balance…I almost picked it first, but eventually the creative touches in Zach’s mix won me over.   Awesome mix!

#3 thyro.alfaro@gmail.com

Man, there are too many good mixes to choose from and this was no exception!  It was interesting how similar the FX choices were in this mix compared to the top mix.  What can I say here, this mix was great in many ways and a very worthy #2!  For my tastes it was just a tad harsh in the midrange.  BUT, this mix slammed!

 

THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR TAKING PART!  SEE YOU NEXT MONTH!

 

 

 

AND OUR ROUND 1 WINNERS ARE…

 

michaeltn86

Zsummerill1176

Masjes

3ee

AI Mixing Bot

mvd83

thyro.alfaro@gmail.com

kaldlyd

MaxGabrielson

Green-Dog

DKL

RJ Raterink

llamacornsarereal

 

Congrats to our finalists!  We had a points tie for 2nd place in Group 4 so there are 13 finalists.  If you finished FIRST in your group you’ve won a free month of TOURNA-MIX!

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MIX CONTEST # 1

 

We have a super fun R&B style song for you to mix this month!  Huge thanks to E-Macc and mixer Orcun Ayata for making these tracks available to us.  We haven’t mixed much R&B here at T-M and I must say it makes for a fresh and enjoyable mix experience.  Get in there and get that low end thumpin!  Have fun!

 

Hear the official mix/master on Spotify!

 

Song Info:  

Bpm:    130      Sample Rate:    44.1 kHz      

Key:  E major      Track Count:    54

Produced, recorded and mixed by  Orcun Ayata

 

Artist/Band:  

E-Macc

 

Can I use this song in my mixing portfolio?

YES!  You may use your mix of OTW in your private mix portfolio, BUT please don’t use your mix anywhere else (like on Youtube, etc).  Also, make sure to credit the artist and clearly indicate that your mix IS NOT the official mix of this song.  Thanks!

 

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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