The remix is so good I can’t listen to the original anymore. Any examples?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by bherbert, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. Frittenköter

    Frittenköter Forum Resident

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    the original mix doesn't sound dull and lifeless at all. the new mix sounds shrill, LOUD, undynamic and unbalanced. everything is heavily compressed.

    ok, back on topic, here's 2 remixes i prefer:

    Blonde On Blonde
    Days Of Future Passed
     
  2. ToneLa

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    Love Me Do
     
  3. gabacabriel

    gabacabriel Well-Known Member

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    Hall & Oates - Out of Touch (Video Mix)

    Dramatically different to the album version...and dramatically better, too!
     
  4. jimjim

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    I was sceptical re the 'unreleased' nature of the 2015 mixes of the VU's 'Lost Tapes' but my goodness they sound amazing . Especially 'I Can't Stand It'. Wow. Moe's drums really drive that now.

    Also very fond of the new mix of 'Sweet Jane'. Much fuller sound and the middle 8 no longer sounds like it has been patched in from an inferior source
     
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  5. Plan9

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  6. chacha

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    None
     
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  7. Bytor Snowdog

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  9. HotelYorba101

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    I love that song and never listened to that 12" before! Is this the version you are talking about?

     
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  10. Batman21

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    In some ways i like the Kiss Destroyer remix, really only for the increase in the bottom end.
     
  11. Lownotes

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    Robert Palmer - Bad Case of Loving You remix on the Addicted CD. It retires the original.
     
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  12. pseudopod

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    Yes! That's the very first thing that came to mind.
     
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  13. Larce

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    Pete went into the studio and re-recorded some things that were not on the extant tapes. Presumably this tambourine too, it's noticeably different from the classic mono mix if you listen to it.
     
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  14. Shaddam IV

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    Hmm very interesting. Thanks.
     
  15. Splungeworthy

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    I wish I could unhear the Genesis remixes.
    Some of the Who remixes are OK, others not so good (Who By Numbers).
    I'm a big fan of the SW remixes of Chicago II.
    I also like most of the ELP remixes.
     
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  16. FVDnz

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    Those remixes are brilliant! Now wouldn't it be nice if those tracks from Where Have I Known You Before and No Mystery that didn't get remixed, actually end up getting remixed. :)
     
  17. lukpac

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    Correct. Several of the final 3-tracks are missing, so the remixes come from tapes that are missing overdubs. Tambourine on I Can't Explain, guitar on My Generation, etc. For the newer remixes new overdubs were added.
     
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  18. Piiijiii

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    Just listened to this for the first time.
    IMO the album version is way better though.
    This 12'' mix is a typical 80s extended version. Nice gimmick ... nothing more.

    There seem to be two remixes though.
     
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  19. Bytor Snowdog

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    How about offer them in hi-res?
     
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  20. FVDnz

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    I'd be all for that too. Even Romantic Warrior in surround would be sublime... :)
     
  21. mando_dan

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    Isn't saying "absolutely none" the same as saying absolutely no remaster sound better than the original? Absolute is a strong word
     
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  22. grandegi

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    The early Byrds albums (CDs remixed by Anesini) come to mind
     
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  23. ebro

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    Don't know if it'll ever be released standalone on CD, but the remix just got issued on vinyl with the original Ten cover art :righton:
     
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  24. uncle

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    Personally I love the Numb remix on the Best of 1990-2000 by U2 but I cannot stand the original mix on Zooropa. I will skip the original every single time. It just grates but for some reason the new mix grabs me. No clue as to why.
     
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  25. TheLazenby

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    They Might Be Giants - Man It's So Loud In Here (Hot 2002 Remix).

    The original (well, the Mink Car version - not the rock version) was great; the remix takes it up a notch.
     

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