How to Mix Vocals Onto Another Song

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Use free software to mix your vocals onto another song.
Use free software to mix your vocals onto another song.

Remixing your song's vocals onto a new instrumental track or mashing them up with other songs can breathe new life into your music. You can cross genres or mix a song's vocals with a revision of the song's instrumental track. Whether you want to mix two tracks of separate or matching tempos, you can mix your vocals to new tracks with free software on your computer.

Instructions

  1. Mixcraft

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      Download and install a free copy of Mixcraft to mix your vocals to a new song. Launch Mixcraft. Drag and drop your vocal and instrumental audio files into two empty tracks inside of Mixcraft.

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      Align the start of your vocal track's waveform with the point in the instrumental track where you'd like the vocals to come in.

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      Use Mixcraft's playback controls to preview your track. Hold down the "Ctrl" button on your keyboard while dragging the right end of your vocal or instrumental track. The selected track will expand or compress, depending on the direction you drag the track end. Adjust the selected track so that it syncs up with the other.

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      Click on Mixcraft's "File" heading. Highlight the "Mixdown" option in the File menu, and then select an output audio format for your mixed track.

    Virtual DJ

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      Download and install a free copy of Virtual DJ to mix your audio tracks. Launch Virtual DJ. Locate your vocal and instrumental tracks, using Virtual DJ's file explorer tree. Drag each both tracks onto the Virtual DJ's left and right decks.

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      Click on the "Sync" button on the instrumental track's deck. Click on the "Record" tab, and then click on the "Record" button beneath the tab.

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      Press "Play" on your instrumental deck. Listen for the point where you'd like your vocals to come in. Click "Play" on the vocal track's deck to mix your vocals into the recording.

    GoldWave

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      Use GoldWave to mix vocals and instrumentals of the same tempo. Launch GoldWave. Click on the program's "Open" button to import your vocal and instrumental tracks.

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      Highlight the portion of the vocal track's waveform that you'd like to mix into your instrumental track. Click inside of the instrumental track's waveform at the point where you'd like to insert the vocals, and then click on the "Mix" button in GoldWave's toolbar. Click "OK" to mix the tracks.

    • 10

      Select the "Save as" option from GoldWave's "File" heading to mix down your tracks to a single audio file.

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