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Is this TOO MUCH bass??!! HELP!!!!

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by myrockinbass, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. myrockinbass


    Jun 10, 2005
    So my band is in the process of putting out our first album!!! We got all the levels right in the studio and then sent our mixes to mastering!! When the test master returned the bass is so prominent that now I'm worried that the bass might be too loud!!! HELP!!!! What do you think???:confused:

  2. I don't think the bass is too loud. I think the volume is adequate although it is mostly a matter of taste.

    Great song!
    Amazing artwork!
  3. Really nice "punchy" bass sound IMHO.:)

    Definitely not too loud.:rollno: :rollno:

    Enjoyed the track -good job!!:smug: :smug:
  4. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Really in your face, but I wouldn't say too loud. Pretty close though.
  5. I say no not at all. Particularly if you are a trio or quartet instrumentally, it seems to balance the guitar and drums well.
  6. Bassist4Life


    Dec 17, 2004
    Buffalo, NY
    It works for me. Nice work.
  7. BillySid

    BillySid Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 11, 2005
    Weatherford, TX
    Sounds great. Fits well in the mix.
  8. Pako

    Pako Are we having fun yet?

    Jul 31, 2002
    USA, Montana
    Sounds fine here.... If anything, the vox might be a little light at times, but the instruments sound balanced to me....
  9. fryBASS


    Aug 8, 2006
    New Haven, CT
    I think its balanced just right!
  10. opivy3056

    opivy3056 stardust in a light beam

    Oct 14, 2004
    San Diego
    that sir...is a nice mix.
  11. Geezerman


    Nov 28, 2004
    Chicago, IL
  12. JanusZarate

    JanusZarate Low End Avenger Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 21, 2006
    Petaluma, CA, USA
    Very nice, well balanced mix. I think the others are right above the vocals in some parts, though.
  13. I agree.
  14. Nyarlathotep

    Nyarlathotep Banned

    Feb 5, 2006
    West Coast of Canada
    Definatly a good mix. Realy punchy :D

    good playing too. 1 question though: did you get a tone that punchy using fingerstyle or a pick?
  15. Rota


    Jun 11, 2007
    Mesa, Arizona
    Definitely. Sounds great! Makes me want to get our songs mastered!
  16. great mix man dont put your self down.. if anything the bass sounds good and not too loud!
  17. MikeyB


    Aug 16, 2006
    Sykesville, MD
    +1.... sounds great in the mix!

  18. Lucas G

    Lucas G

    Jan 14, 2007
    masury, OH
    sounds great!!
  19. havik180


    Oct 9, 2005
    SF bay area
    I think it sounds good plus your tone is great. What bass did you use on that song ?
  20. mellobud


    May 17, 2007
    It is pretty close to too much...could stand to be taken down slightly.

    Speaking as a bassist though...I like it.

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