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Creating Original Music To Sound Like Sampled Lo-fi Audio Is Complex

When you listen to my music, it has a certain lo-fi quality to it because I’m employing complex processes to make it sound that way. It’s created from scratch but, sadly, nearly all songs out there out there in my genre of music is “pieced together” from samples; most of which are stolen (“licensed”) from songs from the 70’s and 80’s.

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What Music Sampler People Are

Don’t confuse “music sampler” hardware with music sampler people. We’ll start with  Continue reading Creating Original Music To Sound Like Sampled Lo-fi Audio Is Complex

The Unoffical Rules Regarding Remix Naming

There’s a few unspoken rules that have developed on how to name remixes. Let’s start with Nice and Soft and Smooth as an example.

I feel it’s important to give remixes interesting, catchy names when you’re doing the remixing yourself. Normally, remixing takes on the name of the person doing it. So if this song was remixed by Daft Punk, it’d be called “Mixer Jaëxx – Nice and Soft and Smooth (Daft Punk Remix)“. You don’t need, or want, to name the remix individually since the title’s already long enough with the remixer taking credits.

Now, if Daft Punk did Continue reading The Unoffical Rules Regarding Remix Naming