Concept

Remix

Summary
A remix (or reorchestration) is a piece of media which has been altered or contorted from its original state by adding, removing, or changing pieces of the item. A song, piece of artwork, book, video, poem, or photograph can all be remixes. The only characteristic of a remix is that it appropriates and changes other materials to create something new. Most commonly, remixes are a subset of audio mixing in music and song recordings. Songs may be remixed for a large variety of reasons:
  • to adapt or revise a song for radio or nightclub play
  • to create a stereo or surround sound version of a song where none was previously available
  • to improve the fidelity of an older song for which the original master has been lost or degraded
  • to alter a song to suit a specific music genre or radio format
  • to use some of the original song's materials in a new context, allowing the original song to reach a different audience
  • to alter a song for artistic purposes
  • to provide additional versions of
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