New Beatle Mixes | Fab Forum

Introducing the inaugural Fab Forum February Fundraiser! Click here for more details.

Please consider registering

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

— Match —

— Forum Options —

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
New Beatle Mixes
No permission to create posts
24 January 2013
Ron Nasty
"Where have you been?" "I'm not telling you..."
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 4945
Member Since:
17 December 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Sorry, but I hate unofficial remixes. What is different between what you're doing, and the vbeat remixes of "Love Me Do" that has everyone up in arms? In the days of vinyl bootlegs they would have been called 'outfakes'. I don't see why the digital has changed that. I wish you success in your endevour for those who have interest, but I believe you are doing them a disservice. Just an opinion.

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty

24 January 2013

Forum Posts: 17138
Member Since:
1 May 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I dont think its as black or white as all remixes are wrong however most are awful.

I dont have a problem with a fan remix of Love Me Do, go ahead and do it but expect comments that might not be all that positive, 1 reason being what you are playing it is very precious to many people including myself so its dangerous ground to be walking on. I personally prefer remixes that show some creativity, for example not looping 4 lyrics from a song around a boring beat for 7 minutes and add in some catchy words and sounds, and not taking the song and overdubbing shit on top. Instead change the feel of the song, use other tracks and fly bits and pieces from elsewhere, make it like an experience where the ear is picking up bits and pieces and you have to think where that part came from. Thats why i loved what Von Bontee did, it was an experience that had taken a lot of time and effort and you could hear that.

The problems i have with the Love Me Do remixes are

1. They sound dreadful. Its the commercial Ringo version with crap dubbed over.

2. They are charging for it. Sorry but dont flog unofficial remixes at a price. Many fan created remixes are created by fans for the sheer joy of expressing themselves thru art. That screams of a rip off hastily shoved out since Love Me Do is now copyright free.

3. The description as posted in the first post of that thread is bullshit. "The Beatles are back with a new EP that promises to become another historic landmark in the the career of the greatest band of all times." Overhyped marketing drivel (and only actually going to be a landmark if its how low can someone take the Beatles music). "4 brand new remixes" - no there are three. "New arrangements... using the most modern technology to isolate and extract the Fab Four’s voices from the original studio masters" - no its the c.v. sped up a touch, overdubbed and played about with a bit, probably in someones home studio for 10 minutes. It screams of rip-off and i hate that.


Mainly the problem i have is that the 'Beatles are Back remixes' are dreadful. I'll give Strawberry's efforts every chance and come with an open ear.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
Forum Timezone: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: Necko, Merch
36 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
2 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 17138

Ahhh Girl: 10751

Annadog40: 9751

Zig: 7555

parlance: 7092

mr. Sun king coming together: 6980

Mr. Kite: 6092

Silly Girl: 5814

trcanberra: 5545

Ron Nasty: 4945

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 3334

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 42

Topics: 3815

Posts: 202250

Newest Members:

nicklav99, pbwriter, leenawilliams, ravenswolf, Gamer1234

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 10751, meanmistermustard: 17138, Zig: 7555, Joe: 4390

Administrators: Joe: 4390, Ellie: 3

Members Birthdays
Today: None
Upcoming: DrBeatle