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Now, that is a bit of a funky tune, is it not? That is the sort of thing that would get anyone pumping because it is a nice feel to it. Now, this is the other one, it is completely different. Listen.
All right. It is totally different. But, if you listen to them, there is this same sort of keenness and same feel to the music. So, what you will need to do to go from one to the other is that you need – not necessarily to mix them. You do not have to sit down and beat mix. One of the worst things in the world that you can do is try and beat mix stuff. If you think that it sounds all right but maybe you cannot beat mix it, do not do it. Because of it, we like, kaboom! Kaboom! It will be all over the place. Your best thing is to chop it, one to the other, bang. Straight away in a split second, no mixing, one to the other and it does not matter if you do it this way if one is at 130 bpm and the other one is, let us say, 110 bpm or even 90 beats per minute. It is the fact that the music in the field, they help each other along and they keep the same sort of feel.
So, what we will do now is that we will get this one, we will play the meter and then I will just get this one ready, the Tom Brown and we will see what it sounds like.
So, there you go. What did I do? I made a choice and I got it on the beat. Bang, bing, like that. Even when you are mixing RnB song, let us take for example the hazz sound. The hazz song is playing and you want to mix an RnB song in next. The hazz tune is going to [garble] whereas the RnB song is like, [garble]. Well, all that you do, the hazz song is going [garble]. Because what will happen is that if you watch the dancers, the last thing that you want them to do is going [dancing] like that because people do that. I have seen and it is funny. But, I have seen them. They are dancing like, dododododo like this and all of the sudden, they go [garble], somebody is tripped over. But, if you can make them do, dadadadada and then you watch them, and they will do, “Uh.” And then they will just start in this. It is almost likely stopped. But, they have carried on dancing.
Another thing that you will find which again, if you cannot hear it, you will see it, if you are going to cry for the people boogying and you do play a record that maybe just does not feel the same with the other record that you just played, you will actually see the crowd start to disappear. It is almost as though the atmosphere has just been changed.
Try this. Do not forget, you can even mix an electro song with a gag of techno one. Cut from one to the other. You can get a heavy metal song straight after a drum and bass song. You can get a heavy metal song straight after a classical song. As soon as they sound right. So, that is the main thing. I know that I have waffled but I need to try and break it out and explain it as easily as possible. That is all that you got to think of, the melody, the key, the feel. If you listen to those and you think about those, you cannot go wrong.