'???' in mixes...?!

Discussion in 'Members Mixes' started by Sicx, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. Sicx

    Sicx Well-Known Member

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    I dont understand this, how can someone not know what they've just played? Do artists just get sent random tracks nd then play em out?
    I just downloaded this Data mix nd there's this huge track thats just labeled '?' lameeeee
    Also, what does the >>> mean in a tracklist?
     
  2. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    ??? means the track is un-named at the point of recording.
    >>> means the track is only teased over the top and then brought back out again.
     
  3. Saint

    Saint Buried Audio

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    It means whoever wrote the tracklist doesnt know it. Alot of mixes dont have tracklists released so people have to work it out...
     
  4. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    It is does mean that also but thats generally for unknown artists mixes, any big names know what tunes they are playing, full stop.
     
  5. mcsketcha

    mcsketcha Sketchamus

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    also quite often people buy records on white label where the centre of the vinyl is blank and then forget what the track was called whe they put it into a mix
     
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  6. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    i got loads of white label old tunes and i dont have a clue what there called or who there by my record shop used to do 4 tunes for a tenner but u dint no wat u were getting
     
  7. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    occasionally i have guests on my radio shows that i upload with tunes i don't know the name of.
     
  8. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    also, some labels and artists like to keep tunes on 'lockdown'

    like this latest ram signing that's still unknown.... just to keep up a bit of suspense and create a hype about said track/artist if it really is a biggie.