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2nd Apr '17 7:51:27 PM DavidDelony
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* Many rock recordings in the 1960s that were released in both mono and stereo versions have stereo mixes with substantial differences from the mono version apart from using stereo sound. The artists themselves concentrated more on the mono mixes, most notably Music/TheBeatles. The stereo mixes were generally slapdash affairs with lots of GratuitousPanning and mono mixes are prized by collectors, though stereo mixes are all that's generally available on modern formats, even with their inferior sound.

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* Many rock recordings in the 1960s that were released in both mono and stereo versions have stereo mixes with substantial differences from the mono version versions apart from using stereo sound. The artists themselves concentrated more on the mono mixes, most notably Music/TheBeatles. The stereo mixes were generally slapdash affairs with lots of GratuitousPanning and GratuitousPanning. For this reason, mono mixes are prized by collectors, though stereo mixes are all that's generally available on modern formats, even with their inferior sound.
27th Feb '17 2:24:52 AM xneon
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** Steve Hoffman remastered all of Music/TheDoors' albums for 'Audio Fidelity'. They use the original mixes (see above), but rather than completely ignore the remixes, a few tracks from each album were doubled up; once as a part of the original album, and again as bonus tracks in their remixed from! To put that into context, ''any'' sort of bonus track is a rarity amongst audiophile releases.

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** Steve Hoffman remastered all of Music/TheDoors' albums for 'Audio Fidelity'. They use the original mixes (see above), but rather than completely ignore the remixes, a few tracks from each album were doubled up; once as a part of the original album, and again as bonus tracks in their remixed from! form! To put that into context, ''any'' sort of bonus track is a rarity amongst audiophile releases.
13th Jan '17 4:26:25 PM DavidDelony
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* Many rock recordings in the 1960s that were released in both mono and stereo versions have stereo mixes with substantial differences from the mono version apart from using stereo sound. The artists themselves concentrated more on the mono mixes, most notably Music/TheBeatles. The stereo mixes were generally slapdash affairs with lots of GratuitousPanning and mono mixes are prized by collectors, though stereo mixes are all that's generally available on modern formats, even with their inferior sound.
6th Jan '17 12:29:35 PM MikeK
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* Music/{{Weezer}} have a couple of individual songs that were given a slightly different mix for their single versions: "Say It Ain't So" received a subtle remix, which the band liked enough that they replaced the album version with it (the remastered deluxe version of ''The Blue Album'' has the original mix as a bonus track). "Pink Triangle" was given a subtle remix for its release as a single, including a newly recorded bass guitar part, played by someone from outside the band: It was decided the bass line needed some revising, but usual bassist Matt Sharp wasn't available due to work with his other group The Rentals, so Scott Riebling of Letters To Cleo filled in.

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* Music/{{Weezer}} have a couple of individual songs that were given a slightly different mix for their single versions: "Say It Ain't So" received a subtle remix, which the band liked enough that they replaced the album version with it (the remastered deluxe version of ''The Blue Album'' has the original mix as a bonus track). "Pink Triangle" was given a subtle slight remix for its release as a single, including a newly recorded bass guitar part, played by someone from outside the band: It was decided the bass line needed some revising, but usual bassist Matt Sharp wasn't available due to work with his other group The Rentals, so Scott Riebling of Letters To Cleo filled in.
6th Jan '17 12:28:37 PM MikeK
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* Music/{{Weezer}} have a couple of individual songs that were given a slightly different mix for their single versions: "Say It Ain't So" received a subtle remix, which the band liked enough that they replaced the album version with it (the remastered deluxe version of ''The Blue Album'' has the original mix as a bonus track). "Pink Triangle" was given a subtle remix for its release as a single, including a newly recorded bass guitar part by someone from outside the band: It was decided the bass line needed some revising, but usual bassist Matt Sharp wasn't available due to work with his other group The Rentals, so Scott Riebling of Letters To Cleo filled in.

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* Music/{{Weezer}} have a couple of individual songs that were given a slightly different mix for their single versions: "Say It Ain't So" received a subtle remix, which the band liked enough that they replaced the album version with it (the remastered deluxe version of ''The Blue Album'' has the original mix as a bonus track). "Pink Triangle" was given a subtle remix for its release as a single, including a newly recorded bass guitar part part, played by someone from outside the band: It was decided the bass line needed some revising, but usual bassist Matt Sharp wasn't available due to work with his other group The Rentals, so Scott Riebling of Letters To Cleo filled in.
6th Jan '17 12:27:37 PM MikeK
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* Music/{{Weezer}} have a couple of individual songs that were given a slightly different mix for their single versions: "Say It Ain't So" received a subtle remix, which the band liked enough that they replaced the album version with it (the remastered deluxe version of ''The Blue Album'' has the original mix as a bonus track). "Pink Triangle", meanwhile, got a noticeably more polished mix for it's single version, presumably to offset the album's much more raw production.

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* Music/{{Weezer}} have a couple of individual songs that were given a slightly different mix for their single versions: "Say It Ain't So" received a subtle remix, which the band liked enough that they replaced the album version with it (the remastered deluxe version of ''The Blue Album'' has the original mix as a bonus track). "Pink Triangle", meanwhile, got Triangle" was given a noticeably more polished mix subtle remix for it's single version, presumably to offset its release as a single, including a newly recorded bass guitar part by someone from outside the album's much more raw production.band: It was decided the bass line needed some revising, but usual bassist Matt Sharp wasn't available due to work with his other group The Rentals, so Scott Riebling of Letters To Cleo filled in.
9th Dec '16 7:25:31 PM bwburke94
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* A non-artistic example: Any album that uses samples will have to be remixed if the original mixes are found to use uncleared samples. As more sample-based artist are aware of what they can and can't do, this is nowhere near as bad a problem as it was 15 years ago.

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* A non-artistic example: Any album that uses samples will have to be remixed if the original mixes are found to use uncleared samples. As more sample-based artist are aware of what they can and can't do, this is nowhere near as bad a problem as it was 15 years ago.in the 1990s.



* Some compilation albums, due to the label being unable to secure the rights to the original masters, have the artists re-record the song as closely to the original as possible and some of the re-recordings even include updated for the time arrangements. Examples of this include

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* Some compilation albums, due to the label being unable to secure the rights to the original masters, have the artists re-record the song as closely to the original as possible and some of the re-recordings even include updated for the time arrangements. Examples of this include
30th Aug '16 9:58:20 AM BradOlson
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*On John Denver's first 2 Greatest Hits album, he re-recorded any song that was not a major hit, and in the case of the first volume of Greatest Hits from 1973, the re-recordings are often much preferred by many fans over the originals. Only the 3rd volume of Greatest Hits consisted of 100% original recordings. The original recordings that appear on the first 2 volumes of Greatest Hits were the major hits.
30th Aug '16 7:55:35 AM BradOlson
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* In 1987, Music/ZZTop released a BoxedSet titled ''Six Pack'', featuring not-remixes of six of their first seven albums[[note]]''Degüello'' was not included[[/note]] - The band opted to remix the songs and add drum machines and occasional guitar effects, with the intention of making their early work sound more in line with their more commercially successful 80's material. Fans of their more straight blues-rock 70's sound were not happy. ''Tres Hombres'' and ''Fandango!'' had their original mixes restored for individual re-releases - if you buy a new cd copy of any of the other early albums, chances are you're getting the 1987 remixed version, unless you buy "The Complete Studio Albums" boxed set on Rhino which consist of all original mixes of everything.

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* In 1987, Music/ZZTop released a BoxedSet titled ''Six Pack'', featuring not-remixes of six of their first seven albums[[note]]''Degüello'' was not included[[/note]] - The band opted to remix the songs and add drum machines and occasional guitar effects, with the intention of making their early work sound more in line with their more commercially successful 80's material. Fans of their more straight blues-rock 70's sound were not happy. ''Tres Hombres'' and ''Fandango!'' had their original mixes restored for individual re-releases - if you buy a new cd copy of any of the other early albums, chances are you're getting the 1987 remixed version, unless you buy "The Complete Studio Albums" boxed set on Rhino from 2003 which consist consists of all original mixes of everything.everything including the 6 albums that were remixed in 1987.
30th Aug '16 7:51:01 AM BradOlson
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* In 1987, Music/ZZTop released a BoxedSet titled ''Six Pack'', featuring not-remixes of six of their first seven albums[[note]]''Degüello'' was not included[[/note]] - The band opted to remix the songs and add drum machines and occasional guitar effects, with the intention of making their early work sound more in line with their more commercially successful 80's material. Fans of their more straight blues-rock 70's sound were not happy. ''Tres Hombres'' and ''Fandango!'' had their original mixes restored for individual re-releases - if you buy a new cd copy of any of the other early albums, chances are you're getting the 1987 remixed version.

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* In 1987, Music/ZZTop released a BoxedSet titled ''Six Pack'', featuring not-remixes of six of their first seven albums[[note]]''Degüello'' was not included[[/note]] - The band opted to remix the songs and add drum machines and occasional guitar effects, with the intention of making their early work sound more in line with their more commercially successful 80's material. Fans of their more straight blues-rock 70's sound were not happy. ''Tres Hombres'' and ''Fandango!'' had their original mixes restored for individual re-releases - if you buy a new cd copy of any of the other early albums, chances are you're getting the 1987 remixed version.version, unless you buy "The Complete Studio Albums" boxed set on Rhino which consist of all original mixes of everything.
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