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    When ever I go to do a mix, it takes me the longest time to decide in what order i should play my tracks (For example; should i start my mix with the uplifting tracks first? or should i pick up the past after?) is it wrong to first start with the calm tracks then start to pick up the past?

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    I used to do that. Now I just don't mess about. People usually get bored into a mix if it takes to long to start up. I just jump straight in with something and it's worked well for me.

    There's nothing wrong with starting off and then building up, but it depends what the mix is for.

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    Read the crowd. They will tell you.

    I usually start with an intro track to set the mood of the party.

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    You can't read a crowd for the first song in a mix. =s

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    Or when you're in your bedroom and there is no crowd. If it's a 30 minute mix bang away. If it's a two + hour mix start slow.
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    Sure you can. They may no be dancing, but they're mingling. They wear certain clothing. They have certain drinks in their hand. They act a certain way. You just have to scan and watch carefully. You can even hear the hum of chatter in a crowd. You can always determine the best way to start with any crowd. It took me many years, but works every time.

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    If your bedroom, then start the way you feel. Then build yourself up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rexx View Post
    Sure you can. They may no be dancing, but they're mingling. They wear certain clothing. They have certain drinks in their hand. They act a certain way. You just have to scan and watch carefully. You can even hear the hum of chatter in a crowd. You can always determine the best way to start with any crowd. It took me many years, but works every time.
    I disagree completely. If you're starting a club night off, there's no one there. Play whatever you like.
    If like Jojo said, it's a bedroom - play whatever.

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    I'm really sad that you disagree "completely". I thought I was giving some great advice, because this always works for me, and it took a great deal of trial and error.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rexx View Post
    I'm really sad that you disagree "completely". I thought I was giving some great advice, because this always works for me, and it took a great deal of trial and error.
    It's okay Rexx, I agree with you.
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