Making a mistake 45 minutes into recording a mix depreciation

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  1. Afek_One

    Afek_One Well-Known Member

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    Is there anything more frustrating? :mad:
     
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    cele Well-Known Member

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    yeah if it is an hour into recording a mix just because the cdj spat the cd out again

    but seriously it really sucks when these things happen >_<
     
  3. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    Yeah I get that. A mix will be going well. I'll think to myself 'this mix is going well I better not fuck up'. Then. I fuck up.
     
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  4. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    I feel your pain Afek. Best way to deal with it is to smile, stay zen and re-record it.
     
  5. Afek_One

    Afek_One Well-Known Member

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    Im going back in right now. If I don't emerge in a couple hours with a mix, I'm gonna stomp my feet and pout on the Internet. That'll show em.
     
  6. Fallen.GeMiNi

    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    Another great feature is to fuck up the exact same thing for 5 times in the row (preferably 30 or more minutes into the mix). Then it's the real rage :D
     
  7. Dr Meninges

    Dr Meninges New Member

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    lol, when that things happens to me, i usually go to do another thing...not a good day for recording a mix!!

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    And yes, it's a bit frustrating when you ruin the mix by a mistake but...imo nothing is perfect :) if it's not really a big big mistake and it's a bit disguissed, i usually go on.

    regards!
     
  8. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    The mistake might not be as bad as you think, they often sound worse than they are imo, depends how anal you are really
     
  9. Olllie

    Olllie Bom Bom Cloud

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    For major mix-ruining mistakes I stop the current track, go back to the last breakdown, continue recording and finish the mix, edit the wav file afterwards to remove the fuck-up!

    Is that frowned upon?
     
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  10. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    ^ sounds like more effort than re-recording imo
     
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    Olllie Bom Bom Cloud

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    Edit only takes a few minutes. Just deleting a section of the recording using audacity.

    Going back to the last breakdown is a lot easier going back to the intro and starting from scratch.
     
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    rysk Part-time waster

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    don't mind fucking up 45 minutes in, i just fade out before the mistake in the edit and upload. When recording i just go until i fuck up, a mix could be 30 minutes or 2 hours.

    it's when i fuck up like 15 minutes in that i lose my shit
     
  13. Howitzer

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    +1, I've done this on a couple of occasions, its a lot less stressful that re-doing the mix over again, especially if youre an hour or so in. Just make sure youre at the same tempo you messed up at!
     
  14. Rusket

    Rusket Mix an blend

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    Might have to try this editing business, I've always wanted to record a 2 hour mix but there's no way i can mix cleanly for 2 hours straight, will take this into account.
     
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    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    Yeah, I've done the editing thing on one occassion before as well, the mistake being like 75 minutes in the mix and apart from it the recording was nearly flawless, so I hadn't got the nerve to do it all over again :)
     
  16. Afek_One

    Afek_One Well-Known Member

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    I always record it again. While I'm mixing I almost always think of ways I could have made that mix better after the fact.
     
  17. danwell

    danwell BAAAAAAAAAAAAABE WAIT

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    i dont bother with all that, making mistakes is part of djing and i like my mixes to be a true representation of how good or bad i am at djing.. so most of the time, i will record and upload and leave it at that. unless i fuck up big time then i will re record. i dont want people to think i am better than i am
     
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  18. jsmith89

    jsmith89 Hmph..... silly...

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    too modest dan... i like that
     
  19. ZackMRG

    ZackMRG Circles are Pointless

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    I'll keep going till the end- re-listen and see how bad the mistake was in retrospect, sometimes it sounds a hell of a lot worse than it is at the time when mixing, but listening back its only a minor clang, otherwise I'll start from scratch, regardless of whether its a true representation of how good/ bad I am I figure I may as well throw out the very best I can- no need resting on my laurels for sheer sake of it.
     
  20. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    Well you inspired me to get a mix done what happened to yours then Afek?