Reference the original or demo version of the song Remixing


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Referencing the original or demo version of the song

It's almost impossible to create a quality musical arrangement without having some pre-existing version of the song to reference, even if that version is merely a piano and a lead vocal. In the world of remixing there are instances when an artist or a label will request a radio remix, with the hopes that this new version will either add to whatever radio play they are currently receiving or help them get the radio play that they desire. Over the years I've worked on many remixes that were purely geared for radio, often reproducing an entirely new track just using the vocals and nothing else from the original version.

I'd like to take you through this process using a song by Natalie Brown called Around the World. Those of you who have taken my Remixing Techniques: Time Stretching course will recognize the song. I'll import an MP3 version of the original and Pro Tools will convert it, and I always set my Quality on sample rate converting to Tweak Head. It's important to le...

Referencing the original or demo version of the song
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Referencing the original or demo version of the song provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Josh Harris as part of the Remixing Techniques: Arranging and Song Form

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