Re: Would you like to critique a mix for me?
Just listening on a hi-fi now. I can definitely see what you all mean...but I remain convinced that the original can be improved upon. Watch this space, I suppose.
EDIT: Aha! I think I may have found a clue. Mine sounds a lot better if it's played louder, it must be a Fletcher-Munson curve thing...because it's much less midrangy at quieter volumes it sounds like there's nothing there, while the original is all midrange like a 60s garage recording and so cuts through at any volume. However, if you turn my one up you get all the bass and high end that you would otherwise miss. It's not mastered and so is pretty quiet anyway.
Oh, I take it the 'clang' is the sort of honky-tonk piano sound throughout?