Songs you can't mix

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  1. herojuana

    herojuana hairy kuala

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    I hope everyone has these and it isn't just me being a complete mong, but some songs I find I fuck up every mix on for no apparent reason.

    Case in point at the moment: June Miller feat Mindmapper - Quartz Controlled. Really fucking me off too because I love the tune
     
  2. hyperd4eva

    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    mine is basher - androids, can never get that intro right!
     
  3. Subjekt Music

    Subjekt Music Well-Known Member

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    Really? It's got drums all the way through the intro. Should be a piece of piss to mix!
     
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    herojuana hairy kuala

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    I know it should be, but for some fucking reason I just can't do it. Can't work it out.
     
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    Subjekt Music Well-Known Member

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    its just 3 x 16 bar phrases
     
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    oblique... :/

    sabre's remix of the touch by mortem
     
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    Subjekt Music Well-Known Member

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    June Miller - Walls Of Jericho
     
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    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    Yeah walls of jericho is a bitch to mix!
     
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    Phace & Misnthrop - Desert Orgy
     
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    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    Horrible - audio remix
     
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    Noisia - The Tide
     
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    Signal can be done
     
  14. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    rich kids, i wouldn't mix it it just ruins the impact
     
  15. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    Gotta disagree, can work with it and make it even more of an impact
     
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    JHSE23 the yen

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    jubei outcast. should be easy. just cant do it!
     
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    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    Jubei - cold one remix.. for some reason always 1 bar out.!
     
  18. Fire starter

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    I know it can, I'm just shit.
     
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    i love mixing this one.... such a tune.

    patience vip - mainly because the drums are so quick it always sounds a little funny on the drop
     
  20. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    ok so i know where some of you might be going wrong.

    with minimal intros... cue from the drop and get it beatmatched as spot on as possible. then cue it back to the start when you wanna start mixing it in.

    some tracks may start with a very faint hi hat. turn up the trebble when cueing and you wil hear it better. you may have been cueing it from the place where the snare would be.

    some intros sound a bit confusing and you nudge them to where you think they should fit making it off beat. dont trust your instincts , trust ur beat matching skills and let it roll. get to know ur tracks inside and out.

    cant think of any examples but i have some tracks where the first beat/noise is the snare position or even the snare position before the first beat. they can be a twat to mix until you find this out.