Mixed with headphones

Hi all, in the midst of this pandemic, I had chanced upon a multi-track which I had tried mixing entirely using Ardour(DAW) and without editing, using only free plugins and a pair of headphones. (Actually, this is simply my home setup.) 

I would like to seek the professionals here what you feel about the mix as I am desperately looking for criticism and comments. 

Thank you in advance!!!


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Not bad sounds good just put some mastering on it and your set.
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Thank you! 

Anything to improve on? There is literally nothing on the master bus except a meter as I am trying to stay within the K14 standard.

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It's up to what you prefer. I don't have a meter on my master bus so I can't tell you anything about k14 or anything like that. I just slapped a light compression, light EQ, and a limiter on my master bus that peaks at -7 or -6db. I don't think you need anything else but it sounds great. 
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Sounds very thin? Work on the drum sounds, they sound weak. Reference to some other mixes, nice start man! :)
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Sound great!  is balanced and that's a good thing!
There is some things that will improve your mix

There's a lot of zizzling in vocals around 8k to 11k.
The voice sounds to me, a little bit nasal, check between 800 to 2k.
The snare is too thin. I recommend using some compression and EQ,  bring that  250 hz up a little bit.
I can't hear the reverbs. Try to  put some reverbs on the guitars (to bring it back a little)
Put some distortion (not exactly distortion but something to add harmonics) in the bass and boost a little in 140 to be heard in tiny speakers 

It overall sounds great. Congrats, but there are little things that if you work on it will enhance your mix!

I'm a student (audio engineer) and you can also check my portfolio and tell me your thoughts (everybody).
You can find my soundcloud by the name of Ruben Tanahara.

And if you have any question you can ask me and I will do my best!

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