, how do you know how far to take it; when do you say, aACAyit's done'?
Also, in an era when melody is not exactly a priority for most producers, composers feel remixing
past hits at least lets them work with some memorable tunes even if they have to change the song's character.
is not about the music, it just is the music.
As Hanukkah approached this year, I sent a note to various remixers, asking if they'd be interested in selecting a holiday staple, or a song from another festive Jewish event, and taking a stab at remixing
tunes from their next album, Fun couldn't be better named as it sounds like a house remake of a Seventies cop show theme.
The two members of Black Ghosts have unique perspectives on both sides of the remixing
game--as a member of the Wiseguys, Theo Keating took on the likes of Beck, the Jungle Brothers and "The Macarena;" while former Simian leadsinger Simon Lord not only saw his chorus for "Never Be Alone" turned into a mantra via Justice's "We Are Your Friends," he became the modern equivalent to an anonymous house diva following the innumerable, unofficial remixes to the remix.
FANS of Coventry band The Enemy are being given the chance to get in on the act by remixing
a version of their next single - with the best one set to grace the B-side.
Now cheap, easy-to-use remixing
software and quick distribution via the Net have set off another explosion.
Entrants can use anything from a pair of decks to the latest Pro-Tools remixing
packages, as long as your remix is submitted on a digital format (DAT, CD etc) and the quality is good enough for inclusion on the album.
The curators envisage the interweaving of different practices and the use of remixing
or sampling techniques, present in most of the works here, to be seen as symptomatic of an era marked by the efficiency, impact, and speed of contemporary modes of communication and data transmission.
LEGENDARY music producer Arthur Baker is set to put a young Derry band on the music map by remixing
their debut single - for free.
In addition to remixing
Miami Booty Bass, Briley and DJ Elyse also remix, promote and record Miami artists.