A while back, the Cut and Run project was devised by 64bar’s Techdef and Red Havoc, and on the day the video hits you tube, we thought it would be a cool idea to hightlight what is a very creative concept, done well.
The idea behind the game was that the first participant would produce four bars of original music, send the finished four bars to a nominated member who would assemble the finished pierce, and then send just their fourth bar to the next player who would then develop their own four bars from that point and repeat the process.
64 bar music have released their obligatory promo track selection, by way of building buzz for the latest 64 bar challenge mix.
The sixth mix in the series comes out in September, with legendary Ninja Tuner DJ Food at the helm. He described the 30+ tracks that will appear in the mix as “the strongest set yet”. Continue reading →
That’s right you have spoken. And you have called for 98 bpm to be the tempo of choice for the next 64 bar mix
Cool beans. Deadline is Jan 31 2010. Get writing.
For those who havent done it before
Heres what to do.
Write a track 64 bars in length @ 98 bpm.. then tag on an 8 bar intro, and 8 bar outro for mixing purposes/
Bear in mind, the DJ we have for this is into his beat juggling.. so a percussive intro with tiny vocals that would lend itself to juggles would be good. But not mandatory, so if you wan’t to use alpine cowbells or space noises from Uranus. That’s fine.