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Turning Back The Time 3rd Mix Updated 3/23

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This is a new mix based on responses received...

 

Re sung the bridge

Low pass shelf on drums

Other minor changes in volume and effects

 

Thanks!

 

 

TURNING BACK THE TIME

 

It's Monday again but it was Monday yesterday

You're bleeding again but you just bled out yesterday

 

You'd rather live in a black hole

Where time disobeys

The event horizon protects you

And keeps him at bay

 

You turn around and realize

You turn around and realize

His paradigm has you confined

 

Turning back the time

Turning back the time

Turning back the time

(repeat 3 times)

 

Your gut is aching everyday

You fall again and again

He just smiles

He won't relent

 

You turn around and realize

His paradigm has you confined

 

Turning back the time

Turning back the time

Turning back the time

(repeat 3 times)

 

It's his holiday...

 

Psychopathic misbehavior

Never understood the danger

You are searching for a savior one

Just one

Just one

 

Turning back the time

Turning back the time

Turning back the time

(repeat 3 times)

 

 

 

 

 

Edited by Ricky Layne
New Mix

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Ricky - this has a kind of XTC and ELO feel to it, did not expect where it went at 30 seconds. I think this has the makings of a really good track, but I'm not feeling the chorus, it might need something else in there to push the dynamics of it. The pre-chorus part and the bridge are really good and with some extra instrumentation will really shine, but the chorus is just to samey.

 

I think you should stick with this as it certainly has the start of a really good track and the way you sing it is a bit off kilter, but really adds something to the song.

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Nice tune, Bro.  Good mix too, but I would tame the crack of the snare just a wee bit.

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All sounds good. I agree with David about the snare.... and yeah as Richard mentioned I like the XTC-ish feel to it.

 

It's a catchy song and nicely done!

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I really like this song, ELO meets ELP.

 

Some really cool changes in the song - very interesting. Nice production, too. The call and answer on the vocals is brilliant. The drums are nice and punchy, and I think the snare is fine for this tune.

 

The bass could use a wee bit more depth and bottom.

 

Overall, NIIIICE.

 

Peace,

TC

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Richard--- Appreciate the comments. Thanks for the listen and the suggestions.

 

David--- New mix with adjusted snare if you have a minute. Thanks for the idea. Good call.

 

Mono--- Thanks! Glad you like it.

 

TC--- I adjusted the low end of the bass...kind of wish it was more punchy but I do think it is better. Thanks. Glad you like the song!

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Nice song and performance ! I think the snare is still wrong though. It's kind of distracting the way it sounds now ... I have no real suggestions on how to fix this but if i was to try something, I would turn it down a bit and out a very small amount of delay ont the track to give it more width and punch. Also, the bass and bass drum seem to be  fighting for the same frequencies. Vocals are excellent and I dig the back vocals a lot !! This is a really catchy song ! I really enjoyed the listens :)

 

Thanks for sharing !

 

Cheers !

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Simon

 

You are right. I turned down the snare and added reverb. It might be too low now? Are the drums loud enough as a whole too?

 

I think its really close...

 

I also adjusted the bass and bass drum and I think it helped. I just used eq but I can hear the bass drum better now...thanks.

 

Ricky 

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I personally think the drums levels are pretty good now.  But I think they all - kick, toms and snare - could use just a little bit more body to their tones, and I think just letting a wee bit more low frequencies though with the high-pass filter on those tracks would do the trick - not a lot, just a little bit.  But, this is just a small nit-picked suggestion based only my personal tastes for this tune.  Sounds pretty damn good.

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Thanks David. I will certainly try your suggestion.

 

I was working on a new mix as you wrote your post...I just posted it now. Not much changed but I thought one guitar was too loud and was not happy with the overall volume of the track. It's better now.

 

I can see now why you shut down your post when you are working on a remix! :)

 

Thanks for the help...I really appreciate it!

 

Ricky

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Re sung the bridge

Low pass shelf on drums

Other minor changes in volume and effects

 

 

Just curious if the new mix is better??? Thanks!

 

 

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