5 best practices in remixing

Remixing is a great way for new producers of electronic music to get creative and showcase their skills. However, it can also be challenging to create a remix that truly stands out and does justice to the original track. Here are some best practices for remixing that will help you get started on the right foot.

5 best practices in remixing

I. Familiarize Yourself with the Original Track

  • Take the time to listen to the original track several times.
  • Pay attention to the song structure, sounds used, and overall vibe.
  • This will give you an idea of what you can do to make your remix unique.

II. Respect the Original Artist’s Vision

  • Stay true to the original track while adding your own touch.
  • Avoid making drastic changes that would change its essence.

III. Experiment with Different Sounds and Effects

  • Add your own sounds and effects to the original track.
  • Experiment with synths, drum samples, and effects.
  • Make sure the new sounds complement the original track.

IV. Pay Attention to the Mixdown

  • Blend individual tracks to create the final mix.
  • Control volume levels, panning, and other mix elements.

V. Get Feedback from Others

  • Share your work with others.
  • Listen to their suggestions and feedback.
  • Continuously refine your remix.

By following these best practices, you’ll be well on your way to creating a standout remix that showcases your skills and pays respect to the original track. Good luck, and have fun!

Here’s a playlist of remixes I have created and are available for free download

And here is a playlist on youtube with videos

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