Mixing Female Pop Vocals - Help

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bhapmusic
Tue May 01, 2012 11:14 pm

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Mixing Female Pop Vocals - Help

So I've started Pop projects, this one is two girls together. This is the first song I've worked on that is Pop genre and I've gotten into a pickle,

Below is a snippet (1st verse) of this song with their vocals, Please read this first-

[I am aware of volume problems and anything to do with a little too much reverb right now etc. I'm in the middle of tweaking this right this second so i just rendered it so you can see where I'm at.

I'm use to mixing my vocals more clear and precise, but the singers want to sound less "live" and more "poppy". Does anyone have some tips on how about reaching this sound? If the only answer is expensive Auto-tune it's out the question, i need to mix this completely myself.

Forum snippet.mp3


An example of what they are going for vocally (besides just saying "Poppy") is Havanna Brown's "We Run The Night"

Above is where I'm at right now and the link below is another forum where I've posted an mp3 talking about the whole mix but in it the vocals are clear and mixed more like how i usually like to mix them.
http://forum.image-line.com/viewtopic.php?f=100&t=92389 (near the bottom of the post.)

And Thank you seriously for any and all help. I just need a clear direction!!!
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EuFony
Wed May 02, 2012 12:02 pm

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Re: Mixing Female Pop Vocals - Help

Well, if you're going for 'we run the night' st...


bhapmusic
Wed May 02, 2012 1:29 pm

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moosa17 wrote:The EQ you had before is definite...

bhapmusic
Wed May 02, 2012 11:35 pm

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Id really like to have an idea of where to take...

L. Scott Knight
Thu May 03, 2012 12:27 am

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DId you try different levels of compression to ...

bhapmusic
Thu May 03, 2012 1:55 am

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Yes i will try it, I'll try ALL tips but hopefu...

L. Scott Knight
Thu May 03, 2012 3:08 am

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Well, it doesn't take much to try it since you ...

bhapmusic
Thu May 03, 2012 3:46 am

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L. Scott Knight wrote:Well, it doesn't take muc...


bhapmusic
Thu May 03, 2012 4:57 am

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Re: Mixing Female Pop Vocals - Help

moosa17 wrote:bhapmusic wrote:As for Pitch corr...
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bhapmusic
Thu May 03, 2012 6:24 am

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moosa17 wrote:Definitely better. I'd say bring ...


bhapmusic
Thu May 03, 2012 2:04 pm

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I dont believe in that. My biggest style in mix...


bhapmusic
Thu May 03, 2012 3:35 pm

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I hate presets, i tweak EVERYTHING. Except a de...

L. Scott Knight
Fri May 04, 2012 3:50 am

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I think one of the things that is lending to th...

bhapmusic
Fri May 04, 2012 4:17 am

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Maybe when they say "I love it" but t...


bhapmusic
Fri May 04, 2012 5:26 am

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Awesome! I'll work with it some more. I'll be w...

nanda K
Fri May 04, 2012 7:15 am

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i heard the havana song u want to sound like - ...

nanda K
Fri May 04, 2012 7:18 am

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nanda K wrote:i heard the havana song u want to...

Veranova
Fri May 04, 2012 10:22 am

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Pop vocals are really 'well' produced and take ...


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