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Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by George, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. George Apr 1, 2016
    (Last edited: Apr 18, 2016)

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    For those who may be unaware of these threads, basically you create a mixtape, upload it to a file sharing site, and at a certain date it's shared along with a bunch of others in this thread.

    Over the years on AP we've done several variations of this; an hour long mixtape with no restrictions, or a short mixtape introducing people to one artist, or a mixtape with one particular theme etc.

    Would people be interested in kicking off a new site by participating in this? We can decide what sort of mixtapes we want to share when we see what sort of numbers are interested!


    @secretsociety92 - Dropbox - Chorus Mixtape

    @nfarreller - AnGeL pAStE mix VOL

    @mad -

    @bedwettingcosmo -

    @Merve -

    @iCarly Rae Jepsen -

    @figureitout -

    @Craig Manning - Dropbox - Small Town

    @Patterns in Traffic - Dropbox - Mixtape

    @alert=danger - Dropbox - alert=danger.rar

    @siim -

    - spring

    @George - Dropbox - Mix


  2. mad

    I was right. Prestigious

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  3. Craig Manning

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    @George, your absence from this last year or so has meant we haven't done one of these in awhile. I'd be game.
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  4. aranea

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    Glad to have you here George!
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  5. Merve

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    I'd be down for this.
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  6. Ainsley&MyWhetstone


    This is rad, I want in!
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  7. George

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    Wee bump to get this back to the front page.
  8. nfdv2

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  9. Leftandleaving

    I will be okay. everything Supporter

    Would be in
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  10. holdfasthope

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    not sure how to go about this but would love to be in.
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  11. George

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    Looks like we're getting some decent numbers now!

    For those who are familiar with these, how do you fancy formatting this? A partner system, or posting a couple a day?

    I figure as it's the first of hopefully many, we could just do a standard one hour long mix each? But if people would prefer to do a shorter, more focused mix, I'm fine with that! Totally happy to rule by committee here haha.
  12. phaynes1


    Sure I'll join
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  13. brandon_260

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    Could be down. Are we doing a theme or something?
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  14. Threads

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    Hi, I'll try to participate.
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  15. figureitout


    Sounds fun.
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  16. George

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    Would you like to? Happy to take any suggestions about how people would like to structure this!
  17. brandon_260

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    I think it might be easier to narrow down the choices people have to make to put on their tape. I was thinking maybe like overlooked tracks of 2014 or 2015.
  18. figureitout


    Would this be a weekly or monthly thing? I think themes and artist intros could be really cool, with or without a partner system. I do something similar in another music-discussion group and it's been pretty fun/successful thus far.
  19. George

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    What's happened in the past is that I set a deadline, let's say two weeks today for everybody to create their mixtape and PM them to me.

    If we're doing a partner system, I would randomly assign you a partner, I'd PM each of you the others mix. Everybody's mixes would be available from day 1.

    If we do a daily post system, every day I'd post a few mixes in this thread, and we'd all discuss them as a group.

    Both formats have their pros and cons! Happy to do either one.
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  20. bedwettingcosmo

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    i like the 2nd idea but im in
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  21. Threads

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    Is there any chance we could use Spotify/Apple Music or some kind of streaming or playlist software for mix sharing? I can probably make do with using personal files but I don't have a lot on my current devices to work with.
  22. DaydreamNation

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    Definitely in it to win it
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  23. George Apr 3, 2016
    (Last edited: Apr 15, 2016)

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    Okay, so here's what I think we should do.

    Create a mixtape, no more than an hour long, and PM it to me. You can give your mixtape a theme (Spring songs, Overlooked songs of 2015, best of Motown etc), if you like, or it can just be a collection of songs you're enjoying. Once you've created a mixtape, upload it to a file-sharing site (I'd recommend Dropbox or Zippyshare) and PM me the link and the tracklisting. I will then assign you a partner at random and when the time is right, I'll send you a PM with each other's mixes. I will also post all the mixes in here at the same time, so everything is available.

    Deadline; I was thinking two weeks today, Sunday 17th April. I will then post the mixes the following Monday. Does that sound fine?

    Participants. Bolded names have submitted their mix.

    @Craig Manning
    @iCarly Rae Jepsen
    @Zac Djamoos
    @Patterns in Traffic

    There's no limit or lock, so anybody else is welcome to join! Feel free to tag some people in this thread if you'd like them to participate too!

    Hope this is alright with everyone!
  24. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Thanks @George, excited for this. Got an idea I'm about to start working on.
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  25. Leftandleaving

    I will be okay. everything Supporter

    Thanks for organizing this. Now I need a theme...
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