Best tunes to end a set with?

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  1. Forau

    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    We've got the best tunes to start a set with, thought ending a set with the right tracks is just as important.

    Whats yours?

    Ive only played out twice, and i finished with

    Special K - Pressure Roll
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    Phace & Misanthrop - Desert Orgy.

    Both went down reallllyyyy well.
     
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    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    Break ft. Calyx & Teebee - Don't Look Down, Loadstar - BLVD, Craggz & Parallel Forces - Turn The Page, Stray - Frost, Apex - Inner Space, S.P.Y - By Your Side, Niton - The Reason (Sigma Remix)...those I've used. It depends on the other tunes you were playing of course :)
     
  3. sam the dnb man

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  4. djpeach

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    Cheesey, i know! but...

    Ray Charles - Hit the road jack (kubrak remix)
    Deflkine & ed solo - King of the bongo/ manu chau original

    both tracks are jokes!
     
  5. DBazza

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    I agree that it's a really important aspect of mixing and one which is overlooked far too often (eg. I once heard a DJ end a set by playing out Machete...:tosser: fair play to the guy though for finding probably the worst possible track to end a set on ever, must've taken some thought :razz: )

    Personally I always like to end my studio sets with something a bit more laidback, almost "pensive" sounding. A lot of the tracks Gemini suggested I'd agree with, I also find a lot of Instra:mental's tunes to be really good set closers (eg. their remix of Japanese Electronics from Recall to Mind, also From the Start and Photograph).

    Playing live I guess it depends on what kinda vibe you've been trying to create (and what you've been getting back), but stuff like BLVD and mostly anything by Dirtyphonics I think is a bit more relaxed without being too "out there".
     
  6. ThePapa

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    Good choice Peaches. Personally I'd mix these two together...






     
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  10. EuroTide

    EuroTide Well-Known Member

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    id love to play the doors - when the music is over as the very last tune in the early morning
     
  11. pitts

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    ive always planned as i mix fidget to end with this track if i was playing a closing set

    Squire of Gothos - Till da morning

    its the last track on their scorpian things lp and finishes the album off nicely
     
  12. Cus93

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    great suggestion.

    I really like the end of "Sabre - One Man Jettison". If you're going to let a track play out then definitely that one.
     
  13. hyperdemon

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    Tear You Down - Brookes Brothers
    Atlantis (LTJ Bukem Remix) - Apollo Two

    Always want to end a classic or an anthem
     
  14. WhoSayReload?

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    tbf though well known dj's will just use their last tune as a way of promoting their new track
     
  15. J-Rex

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    ended with this recently and it went down pretty damn well, i normally go as far away from laidback as possible for last tune tbh

     
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    i recon machete would go down as a last track, if you double dropped it twice with tune that mix really well with it ofc... :)
     
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    I'd say this one. And you could even come back for another episode the following week.

     
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  18. T:M

    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    I ended a set with Distance - Delight recently. Went over really well, tied the mix together real nice.



    I always try to end a mix with something real chill like.
     
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  19. RUSSLA

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    This is a good point actually, nothing been said about this. imo you could use tunes like in the "Best tunes to start a set with?" thread but if we are refering to playing out then a last tune has gotta be something different, loud, nasty and all things that make a screw face.. Ending on a mellow tune is silly really if playing live, but this does depend on set time etc..

    Stuff i've been using as outros recently are drumstep tracks funnily enough..



     
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  20. T:M

    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    Also depends on what you're playing out, as you obviously aren't going to go from something like Friendly Intentions to ending with a chilled autonomic style one. Overall I agree though, in a planned mix at home you have more opportunity to pick all the right tunes and make a journey of it, where as you can't plan as well with a live mix so going out with a bang is the preferred route.

    As far as planned mixes go I've actual built tracklists in reverse starting with the song I want to be the ending and finding a song that it will mix into, repeating the process until I have a full mix, it's a process that's given me some pleasing results.