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Reviews for "Dream in Blue 2.0"

Dream in Blue 2.0
by rustyjam
Recommends (15)
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 @ 1:06 PM

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spinmeister
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permalink   Thu, Jul 22, 2010 @ 1:39 PM
wohoo!!! This seriously kicks! I love it!
 
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permalink   rustyjam Thu, Jul 22, 2010 @ 2:04 PM
Thanks S!! Glad that you re-liked it ;-) ..and I hope all is well with you!
MC Jack in the Box
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permalink   Thu, Jul 22, 2010 @ 1:45 PM
You execute the live stuff very well, the mix seems just a little busy with so much going on. But the production is solid. I’m nit a huge fan of the way so many tracks are panned hard, but that’s just my preference. I also like how there’s what I’ll call an “analog nostalgia” going on for me, as this sounds like something that came out “pre-digital”.
 
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permalink   rustyjam Thu, Jul 22, 2010 @ 2:06 PM
Thanks, in fact I know the problem of the busy tracks, but this is what I wanted after all.. and I wasn’t sure whether to publish it until the very last minute. I really wanted to give an analog effect to the whole mix..
colab
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permalink   Thu, Jul 22, 2010 @ 7:25 PM
Hey you - nice to see you back here.

Cool track. I get a very strong nostalgia feel here - almost early Ultravox in sound - particularly in the refrain.

I sort of agree with MCJitB - yes it’s busy, but I think it’s more because the vocals are mixed too low compared to the other elements (you can hear it particularly well when you listen to it at a lower volume).

That aside - I love this. It triggers practically every button of mine from the early 80s.

 
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permalink   rustyjam Fri, Jul 23, 2010 @ 1:50 AM
Hey man! Nice to see you too! Thank you for your precious feedback.. actually I knew that the two things go together (busy and low vocals), but after various trials I decided to keep vocals a bit lower.. it was very difficult to get everything balanced here, also because I recorded the tracks back in 2007, when I had new equipment and still had to learn to use it well.. if you listen to my previous three remixes here you’ll see that they are more clean.. I simply wanted this track to stay here too, apart from the a minor theory website.. :-)
timberman
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permalink   Fri, Jul 23, 2010 @ 6:32 AM
Like Colab, this really triggers a certain early or mid 80’s U.K. New wave nostalgia for me. Early Ultravox and and Echo and the Bunnymen comes to mind.

I don’t think it’s busy at all, on the contrary, for me the “busyness” just makes it very energetic and fun to listen to. Just Fabulous!
 
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permalink   rustyjam Sat, Jul 24, 2010 @ 2:27 AM
Thanks Paul, in fact I tried different solutions before posting it here, and at the end I only liked the most “heavy” version :-)
copperhead
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permalink   Fri, Jul 23, 2010 @ 2:21 PM
Excellent production work here! I love the energy pf the whole track in general. I don’t think it’s busy at all. I would have done it the same way, maybe that’s why lol :)
 
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permalink   rustyjam Sat, Jul 24, 2010 @ 2:30 AM
LOL! Thanks man, in fact I was more concentrated on energy… sometimes we get lost in production by trying to make perfect what cannot be perfect at all ;-)
iamvox
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permalink   Sat, Jul 24, 2010 @ 12:06 AM
SWEEEEEET!!! This was a very happy find. Love your remix. Sorry I was just now able to listen. My wife and I just had a baby on Wednesday :)
 
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permalink   rustyjam Sat, Jul 24, 2010 @ 2:31 AM
Hey vox, glad to hear from you and congratulations for your baby… who is more important than anything else, so dont worry. Thanks for the feedback! :-)
tethia
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permalink   Mon, Aug 2, 2010 @ 2:41 PM
Grrrreat work! Thank you for sharing :-)
Sorry to be a little bit late, I was offline for some day…
Ciao and happy holidays!
 
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permalink   rustyjam Tue, Aug 3, 2010 @ 12:45 AM
Hi tethia!! No worries and thank you for your feedback!! ;-)