YA’LL READY TO LET THE BEAT DROP!
Ok cool, neither am I. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Today’s audio assignment was a difficult one…I made a mother freakin’ mixtape! H O L Y C R A P.
Why yes, I gave myself a DJ name because I was that dead set on this assignment.
A funny story on this assignment actually; I think I’ve mentioned before my fiancé dabbles in making mixtapes and was a DJ when we first started dating. I told him I was about to make a LIT mixtape of my own and he wasn’t allowed to listen until I was 99% done. So I have been working on this sucker at home, at work, and his house and I actually enjoyed it so much that he’s now teaching me how to mix properly. But I loved his initial reaction to hearing the full mixtape…”oh crap…it’s not as bad as I anticipated.” THERE IS HOPE FOR DJ TAYLORRAE YET. LOOK OUT FOR ME ON YOUR NEXT AMV.
For this 20 minute mix, I chose the following songs:
Koda Kumi – Real Emotion (Overhead Champion Remix)
Dean Fujioka – History Maker (TJO Remix)
Utada Hikaru – Sakura Nagashi (DJ Amaya vs Groovebot Remix)
TWO-MIX – Last Impression (Trance Remix)
Ayumi Hamasaki – kanariya (system F Remix)
Ain’t nothing like some good J-pop to get your mornings started. As for the name of the mixtape; I used music that I normally listen to in the mornings on my way to work because it keeps me awake in the god awful north bound traffic. The mixing process was difficult because it’s nearly impossible to match beats in audacity so trying to tie in songs was a pain in the butt. However, through nifty tutorials online, I was able to make it decent. I also created the plugs via a text to speech generator. I freakin’ love Alice’s voice. Overall, this assignment was stupid difficult but so fun…AHHHHHHHH.
So…now the most anticipated question…what do you think?
Here’s that tutorial on how I edited the mixtape…it’s an hour worth of footage toned down to 7 minutes…you’ve been warned;