Master remixer Justin Lassen talks about when, why, and how to remix your tracks and get the most out of the process.
“A remix can breathe new life into a song,” says Justin Lassen, a veteran composer and electronic musician who has remixed tracks for Garbage, Nine Inch Nails, Madonna, and Lady Gaga. “Remixed songs can exist in a new world, with all-new fans who wouldn’t normally have even discovered the original artist.”
This is just one of the many reasons indie artists might be interested in rebuilding their songs, with new spirit and flavor, from the ground up. But when it comes to the nitty gritty of turning your recorded masterpiece into an even more compellingly remixed track, where do you begin? Here are eight tips to help you get started.
Michael Gallant interviewed me for a special feature at Discmaker’s Echoes’ Newsletter/blog to give my advice and tips to artists and bands on how to remix your tracks and get even more traction for your career.