Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304)

Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304) All too frequently, remixes are just okay, but when they are great, they're really something special. A truly great remix can shed new light on the original artist's work and stand on its own as a unique creation. That's no easy feat, either, given the tension between staying true to an original song's components and a reworker's desire to create something new and personal. These days, it feels far too easy to get remix fatigue. Reworkings seem to pop up almost immediately after original songs are released, and they can come [...]

Best of Submissions: Hello Handsome, Marmalade Mountain

Oakland's Hello Handsome You may not realize it, but we LOVE submissions from new artists. Many of the artists you read about came to our attention via our submission page, which you can always easily find at the very top of the page. All we need is your contact info and a link to your Bandcamp and Soundcloud page. We receive a ton of submissions, but it's difficult to write about everyone, so we'll be having regular posts dedicated to some of our favorites. Our first edition contains a pair of artists from Oakland. Hello Handsome, who was once a [...]

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