Is "simple" mixing bad?
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    Somebody told me one of my mixes was really good but that the transitions were too simple, which I dont really know what they mean by that but what do you guys think? I dont do intro outro mixing which is what I consider simple
    Heres the mix they were talking about for reference:

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    Nope. Sometimes the best thing to do is to K.I.S.S.

    I didn't listen to the mix, but you can make it as simple or complicated as you want, and if one person doesn't like it, well then you can't please everyone!
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    thats what I was thinking! When they said the transitions were too simple I was confused. Thanks for your input

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    I prefer clean simple mixing........no efx, just let the music play!

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    same here, I think effects and all that over the transitions might be a little too much. Craziest i get with stuff like that is the occasional delay, echo, or reverb and sometimes I grab a loop and close it smaller and smaller while taking it out

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    i think that's a great mixtape mate, for me its all about the song selection, build it up, drop it down, rinse - repeat, good work.
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    Honestly, on the whole, I much prefer listening to "simple" mixes where you can't tell between two tracks, rather than getting fancy with it. Honestly.

    It's the same way while I enjoy a good scratching session, it really has to be phenomenal for me to get down with it. If you're going to mix, K.I.S.S. is really the truth.
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    If it sounds bad, it is bad.

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    Sounds good man, maybe your friend said simple by really short mixes, you seem to mix from breakdown to breakdown for the first 10 minutes as I didn't listen to it fully but it sounds flawless. Simple is always better

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