How to Balance Harmony Vocals When You Build An Audio Mix


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Balancing the harmony vocals

With harmony vocals, the balance is crucial in order to get the correct blended impact. In this movie, I'm going to show you how to mix harmony vocals so they have a great blend and work well with the other elements of the song. Usually the highest harmony vocal is the one that cuts the most. And as we get lower and lower, each one tends to get more lost in the mix. So just like with the drums, we're going to start from the bottom up, with the lowest vocal first, and then build on that. So I happen to know that BGV, or Background Vocal number 1, is the lowest vocal, so let's bring that up and let's start from there.

(music playing) Okay. Now let's bring the second vocal up. The middle vocal happens to be the lead vocal as well. This is not uncommon. Many times you'll have the lead vocal in the middle of a three-part harmony, with the lower vocal on the bottom and the higher vocal on top. Sometimes it works where the lead vocal is actually on the bottom and the two h...

Balancing the harmony vocals
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Balancing the harmony vocals provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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Audio + Music
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