Harsh vocals are a pretty common problem for many mixers. Let’s take a look at some of the most frequent ways professionals clear up a harsh vocal recording in their mixes.
Rock music has stuck with the formula its fans know and love: big, bombastic drums, walls of distorted electric guitars & at the front of it all a singer belting out powerful, brazen vocals. A distinctive tonality comes with nearly every voice in rock that exudes confidence and authority in a way that no other genre consistently does. As the mix engineer on those sessions, how can you be sure that you’re enhancing your singer’s performance to showcase those features?