OCTOBER 2020 – “GHOSTS AND ZOMBIES”

AND THE MAIN CONTEST WINNER IS…

 

Scott Borecki!

Congrats Scott, you’ve won 300 USD!

 

AND THE RUNNER UP IS….

 

Mange586!

Congrats Magnus, you’ve won 100 USD!

 

(Scroll down to the Round 2 Stats Table for details)

 

 

 

Congrats to our Round 1 winners!

 

If you were first in your group, you’ve won a free month of TOURNA-MIX!

 

osaikkonen  

BrettLewis666

Mike Viskovich 

BJRMIX

mange586 

brianc1042

Scott Borecki 

ajk526

 

Scroll down for detailed stats report

 

IMPORTANT: If you don’t see your name in the stats tables below, it means you either didn’t vote, OR you simply failed to receive any votes this time around.

 

 

 

MAIN CONTEST

 

This month, we have an AMAZING pop production from Tourna-mix member Michael Leto.  “Ghosts and Zombies” was released a while back under the band name “Petty Party”, as a part of a college graduation project.  I was so thrilled when I heard this tune, and absolutely loved mixing it!  I’m sure I speak on behalf of all of us when I say, “Thanks Michael!”  The arrangement is SO dialled in, that at times I personally felt it was almost like “mix by numbers” LOL.  Whether you record in a pro studio or a dorm room, the power of a great song, great arrangement, and great vocal (courtesy of Bruna Victoria) will always stand out.  Enjoy!

 

A word from Michael Leto:

“Hey guys, I’m super excited to see what y’all do with this recording!  “Ghosts and Zombies” is the definition of bedroom pop…it was written, recorded, and mixed in a college dorm room, as was the rest of the album it’s off of, much to the annoyment of my 4 roommates.  I made some production choices during the mix, which you’ll all be able to hear if you compare the final mix to the stems, and I hope that you guys feel the liberty to make production choices like that as well!  This’ll be great; I’m super excited!”

 

Check out Petty Party’s full album “Ghosts and Zombies” HERE!  

You can also hear the official mix (done by Michael) on our HOME PAGE.

…and here’s a link to Michael’s website!

 

Song Info:  

Bpm:  132,  Sample Rate:  44.1 khz.  

 

Can I use this song in my mixing portfolio?:

YES!  Michael has generously allowed you all to use “Ghosts and Zombies” in your mixing portfolio…what a score!  Please make sure to credit Michael Leto of “Petty Party”, and also indicate that your mix is the unofficial mix….

Ex:  “Ghosts and Zombies” by Michael Leto of “Petty Party”, unofficial mix by (insert your name)

 

Schedule:

Oct. 1st – 20th:  MIX SUBMISSION PERIOD – Submit your mix by October 20th, 10 pm (EDT).

Oct. 21st – 25th:  VOTING ROUND 1 – Ends October 25th, 10 pm.  (MANDATORY)

Oct. 26th – 29th:  VOTING ROUND 2 – Ends October 29th, 10 pm.  

October 30th:  WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

 

Prizes:

Grand Prize:  300 USD

Runner up:  100 USD!

 

 

MIXING TUTORIALS

Full “Ghosts and Zombies” mix walkthrough 

 

Lead Vocal mixing (chorus) in “Ghosts and Zombies”

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