At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every week or so we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.
This track has been submitted for your friendly, constructive criticism. They have put their track (and their heart and soul) in your hands to learn and get useful feedback.
- Do you enjoy the song or track itself? Does it have potential?
- Can the arrangement be improved?
- How did you find the mix? What would you do differently?
- What do you enjoy about the rhythm track? What can be done to improve it?
- Is the choice of instruments relevant and effective for the style/song?
- Are the lyrics (if any) effective? Does the style, arrangement and genre of the song suit them?
- Can you suggest any specific techniques that might improve the track?
- Do you have any other constructive feedback?
Late December Good Winter by Alex Hoffman
Description of the track:
Slow and sad sounding rock tune. Recorded in Logic Pro 9 on an iMac, through a PreSonus Firepod and BlueTube pre, with Shure, Audio Technica and Samson Mics.
I used to run an educational studio when I was in school. I haven't been in a studio environment or around other recording hobbyists/professionals for some time and would love some constructive feedback on the mixes I'm making at home. Thanks.
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