Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 23 of 23

Thread: Harmonic mixing? has any of you ever used it? examples?

  1. #21
    New Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2017


    It's obviously not necessary considering about 99% of vinyl mixes aren't in tune. Even if two records are in the same key, by the time you match the BPM on the two tracks they aren't in key anymore.
    So yeah, If you are safely mixing outros to intros, percussion, jump cuts or minimal styles together, it's not necessary. If you are mixing vocals, instrumentals and melodies, doing mash ups or remixing on the fly it's going to help greatly. We all know how shitty something sounds when it's out of tune, so it's probably something you want to avoid.

    I generally balance my sets between tracks that define the narrative I want to establish and harmonic mixing to establish flow. So it'll be a deep funky cut and I'll harmonically mix a few tracks to establish that vibe, if it's working on the floor I'll continue to sort of work within that realm. If my set needs more energy I'll pull out a track (regardless of key) to sort of pick things up and then vibe out with that for a few tracks before changing it up again, if necessary.

    If you want a sample of it here is a little tid bit I took from one of my mixes.
    Sorry if you don't like house/Disco, but you should be able to get the jist.
    Last edited by Dubflakes; 05-15-2019 at 05:57 AM.

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Jul 2019
    "Idiot has been banned" - Manu

    Since idiot keeps coming back and being an annoying little pain, idiot is going to get his details plastered on the internet.

    Details for
    Decimal: 694306343
    ASN: 36947
    ISP: Algerie Telecom
    Organization: Algerie Telecom
    Services: None detected
    Type: Broadband
    Assignment: Likely Static IP
    Continent: Africa
    Country: Algeria dz flag
    State/Region: Tlemcen
    City: Tlemcen
    Latitude: 34.8783 (34 52′ 41.88″ N)
    Longitude: -1.315 (1 18′ 54.00″ W)
    Postal Code: 13000

    Last edited by Manu; 07-08-2019 at 10:56 AM.

  3. #23
    Supermod pea Manu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    On your screen
    I use harmonic mixing a lot, and shifting keys. Just listen to my mixes below (SPAM™) for plenty of that. The benefit is the flow without harmonies or pitches clashing.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts