Work from the hype backwards Remixing


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Working from the hype backwards

The hype section of a club remix is designed to excite the crowd. Sometimes it is 8 bars, sometimes it is 16 bars, and generally it's a keyboard sound, some sort of a lead line or arpeggiated synth line in the higher register that has an exciting feel to it. I'll add a MIDI track, go back to Nexus, and in the Arpeggios category, I will choose Phantasmic Sequence.

(music playing) I like that sound; that has a nice energy to it and the effects are great, the delays and the reverb. So I'll punch in at the chorus, and typically the hype, for me, is not always the chorus; sometimes it's the 8 bars after the chorus or it might be 8 bars into a long chorus, like in the case of this song. So let's just start the track at this double chorus here at measure 45, and I will play in a part where I feel it should come in.

(music playing) We'll trim this so that it's a perfect 8-bar region, and I will turn it down a little bit, as well as renaming the track. I'll call it h...

Working from the hype backwards
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Working from the hype backwards 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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