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What do you do when confronted with songs that fade straight into other songs or leave so little space to make it impossible to record a song without getting a split second of the next one?

Damian (Damian), Saturday, 25 January 2003 11:01 (eighteen years ago) link

(1) don't put them on mix tapes
(2) fade em in(/out)
(3) or else just gotta be super alert at the pause button....cut off at a opportune moment & go straight into the next song w/ no silence between.

(testing), Saturday, 25 January 2003 11:44 (eighteen years ago) link

I usually just go "oh well that's life". I must be a terrible mixtaper!

Andrew Thames (Andrew Thames), Monday, 27 January 2003 11:32 (eighteen years ago) link

eight months pass...
I make maximum use of the pause button. Alternatively i think of it as a challenge, a rudimentary exericse in the art of mixing.

regan, Friday, 3 October 2003 02:03 (seventeen years ago) link

I'm getting into cutting fades off pretty ruthlessly and forcing tracks into each other thuswise, but then I am a dick

Andrew Thames (Andrew Thames), Friday, 3 October 2003 10:04 (seventeen years ago) link

my tape deck crapped out, buy me a new one & i will pay you back in mix tapes. i make killer kick ass mix tapes, axe anyone

duane, Friday, 3 October 2003 14:59 (seventeen years ago) link

Hmm I maybe might, it's the getting it to Dunedin that's hard, I mean I think we have a spare one, I might be wrong

Andrew Thames (Andrew Thames), Sunday, 5 October 2003 13:05 (seventeen years ago) link

cool that'd be cool thanks! if we can get it down there,.... i might be in the ak area round xmas so maybe.

duane, Tuesday, 7 October 2003 12:24 (seventeen years ago) link

Depends on the song, sometimes I'll do a manual fade out like on Rocketship's "Hey Hey Girl" which goes straight into the next song. Or sometimes I'll just cut it.

I've gotten really good with my current tape deck at minimizing the space between songs, to the point where it can almost sound professionally segued. I'm sure there are recipients of my tapes cursing me now for making their 'skip' function useless.

Now all I need is a turntable I can cue ...

zaxxon25 (zaxxon25), Tuesday, 7 October 2003 15:57 (seventeen years ago) link

two years pass...
I'm with duane (hgfdhgfhh@£$ my tape player crapped out on me... haven't made a mixtape in some time now. Definitely need to get a new one, just ain't got a pot to piss in at the moment. But once I do? Oh, I've got some tricks up my sleeve! Who wants some action?

Randall Weeber (yoyoweb), Friday, 15 September 2006 00:33 (fourteen years ago) link

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