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TheAGNO3

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"REMIX" Yourself
« on: January 06, 2016, 04:24:51 am »
This is something I've been doing for a while and I find it can bring a lot more opportunities to the table when working on a concept.
A while back, I was working on an LP and my computer died. Luckily I had wavs of most of the tracks from the album (although I was still unsatisfied with them).. I moved on from them onto new things since I did have project files for them anymore, until I tried dropping one of the tracks into my DAW and "remixing" my own work.. Changed the way I produced forever. You are able to give a track so much more depth and intricacy, just as you would remixing someone else, when doing this with your own work. Nowadays I usually get a good structure of a track completed, then start a new project and drop the wav into it, editing and manipulating it to create something more.

A good way to put older or unfinished tracks to use

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Re: "REMIX" Yourself
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2016, 04:55:42 am »
I've heard before that this is a great way to get really creative and new results. I want to try this sometime but have yet to try it as I am scared to let go of the old project or feel limited with wav's.

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Re: "REMIX" Yourself
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2016, 06:43:18 am »
hahaha that's interesting ! definitely giving it a try~

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Re: "REMIX" Yourself
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2016, 10:55:14 am »
Have given this a try! :D Had an old track that was a year old then changed how the intro and chorus sounded. Got pretty good results!  :)

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Re: "REMIX" Yourself
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2016, 11:17:56 am »
hahaha that's interesting ! definitely giving it a try~

Can always keep the old project file! I find this method is most effective when used on older/abandoned tracks. Or if working on an album for example, this can be used to spice up the older tracks of the bunch.

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Re: "REMIX" Yourself
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2016, 04:06:34 pm »
This is something I've been doing for a while and I find it can bring a lot more opportunities to the table when working on a concept.
A while back, I was working on an LP and my computer died. Luckily I had wavs of most of the tracks from the album (although I was still unsatisfied with them).. I moved on from them onto new things since I did have project files for them anymore, until I tried dropping one of the tracks into my DAW and "remixing" my own work.. Changed the way I produced forever. You are able to give a track so much more depth and intricacy, just as you would remixing someone else, when doing this with your own work. Nowadays I usually get a good structure of a track completed, then start a new project and drop the wav into it, editing and manipulating it to create something more.

A good way to put older or unfinished tracks to use

I do this to fill in some 'gaps' i have with one songs- especially if i resample what i currently have and put some interesting destructive effects on it, especially a Grain Delay in Ableton or a third party distortion plugin with some neat parameters (Izotope Trash for example)

allows you to put your song in such a different perspective

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Re: "REMIX" Yourself
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2016, 04:30:14 pm »
I have heard of this, and I feel like I should try it!  You could even make stems of the song for yourself instead of just using the final track.
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