[audio] my remix of an Enduser track

This is the remix I did for the latest Enduser remix challenge thing for his Between track, but I didn’t officially submit it because I totally didn’t follow the rules.

He did a remix challenge a couple years ago for Wrong Turn. I never got around to doing that remix, but I still had the stems. So when this new remix challenge popped up, I thought it would be a good opportunity to combine elements of both songs into one massive beast.

All the work was done in Presonus Studio One, with effects by Izotope, Acon Digital, and FabFilter.

 

I updated a few recordings on my Mixcloud

So I’ve been aware for some time that a few of the live recordings that I’ve posted to my Mixcloud are greyed out. I looked into it one time, and found that it’s only the US listeners who aren’t able to access those recordings. Something to do with royalties or licenses or copyrights or something like that. Something about mixes not having more than three songs from the same artist in the recording. Which is a bit absurd, because I’ve posted about 100 other recordings which have many more than three songs from the same band in them, yet those aren’t blocked in any countries.

The only thing I tried to do is to delete those recording’s tracklists, and label the entire recording as one big single track. That didn’t do the trick, and those few recordings were still greyed out. It sucked, but it didn’t bother me too much, as I expected somebody from some other part of the world would find some way to download the audio and post it somewhere else for download or as a torrent or whatever.

But now I see that for one reason or another, at one time or another, I signed up an account with a Mixcloud clone site called hearthis.at. It was super simple to transfer all of my Mixcloud recordings over to HearThis; it was just a single button in fact. But those recordings that were greyed out didn’t transfer over.

So I dug out my archive hard drive and found the original aiff mixdowns and tried to upload them directly to HearThis, and apparently HearThis has no qualms whatsoever about making them available to everybody, worldwide. So now all you American listeners can rejoice, as you can now access these recordings-

Enduser live at Berghain, Berlin, 14 May 2010

Venetian Snares live at El Corazon, Seattle, 7 June 2008

Enduser live at Scoundrel’s at Liquid Den, Las Vegas, 5 May 2007

this week on Best in Show- Enduser, Las Vegas, 2007

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Here’s another one from the vaults, and another world premier! Enduser live from Las Vegas from Cinco de Mayo, 2007.

I have no idea how Enduser found time to produce all the music that he did leading up to this Vegas show, on top of his constant touring. He had released From Zero in 2004, Run War and Comparing Paths and The End and Calling the Vultures in 2005, and Pushing Back and Form without Function in 2006. Six albums and one EP of remixes (as well as a handful of 12″s and compilation tracks) in three years, all the while touring, non-stop, worldwide. That’s ridiculous. 

I’ve decided to move back the start time for the show by an hour. Now that the weather is much more conducive to outdoor activities well into the evening, I try to take advantage of it as much as I can. So the show will now start at 5pm west coast time from now on (or at least until I feel like moving it even later…).

So this Sunday, 5pm on the west coast, 8pm on the east, live Enduser from Las Vegas, 5 May 2007. Listen at http://mixlr.com/humorless-productions/

this week on Best in Show- Enduser live at Berghain, Berlin, 14 May 20

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This week on Humorless Productions presents Best in Show-

Enduser live at Berghain, Berlin, 14 May 2010.

Exclusive live recording, not available anywhere else on the internet, to be broadcast once and once only. Marathon set- one hour and thirty five minutes, every minute of which will be aired.

Tune in Sunday at 4pm (California time).

Listen here- http://mixlr.com/humorless-productions/

(audio) Enduser vs Bonk live in Hollywood, Ca, 25 Feb 2012

I think this might be the 100th time I’ve recorded Enduser. And as long as he keeps on putting out brilliant albums like his latest, Even Weight, I’ll never get bored of doing it. For this tour, he joined forces with Bonk who seamlessly mixed in his own sounds and tracks in the set. This is the live recording of ‘Reciprocal’ (which is the most machine-y industrial-y track Enduser’s put out in a long time) from the aforementioned album.

On a side-note- when I moved to Austria, I set up a little make-shift studio in my flat, and because I’m big into surround sound, I got a surround amp and 5.1 speaker system. Elac speakers, very nice. They were a bit expensive, and if I was gonna spend that much on them, I made sure they were dual voltage so I could ship them back to the States and use them there. Now that I’m back in California, I just got around to hooking them up (replacing my Polk Audio set, which sound pretty damn good in the first place), and I’m loving the Elacs to death. The subwoofer is so amazing. I hope as you listen to this, you’ve got it pumping through something comparable and not some crappy computer speakers.

Enduser vs Bonk, 25 Feb 2012, live at Circus Disco, Hollywood, Ca.

stereo board mix

Nady stereo condenser mic for room/audience

Focusrite Saffire Pro24 preamp/interface

Logic 8 for recording, editing, mixing

Soundtrack Pro for mastering

MacBook Pro

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(audio) Enduser live in Berlin, 14 May 2010

OK so here’s how it went- we were dished an hour’s worth of hardcore kicks and breaks from X&Trick, then were pulverized for an hour 15 by VSnares, and then Enduser reduced us to quivering piles of goo by playing over an hour and a half himself. So not only did Enduser play the tunes in his normal set, but he also threw in some unreleased stuff as well as some older tracks that rarely find their way into the live sets anymore.

Footnote #1: When I go out to these clubs to make these recordings, the vast majority of the time I am more or less left to my own devices and as long as I stay out of the way of the people who work there, everything proceeds swimmingly. Well, this was not one of those nights, and I would require about a day and a half to relay the story of everything that transpired this night, but suffice to say I simply would not have gotten this recording if not for the heroic efforts of Nicolas from Ad Noiseam, who was busy djing this show but still made time to help me out. That guy rules. A million thanks to him.

Footnote #2: Berghain is one of the best clubs on the planet. It’s in a renovated industrial building and has a super large performance area with sound system that could power a stadium. Go there and hear it for yourself.

Enduser live at Berghain, Berlin, 14 May 2010.

stereo board mix

Nady stereo condenser mic for room/audience

Focusrite Saffire Pro24 preamp/interface

Logic 8 for recording, editing, mixing

Soundtrack Pro for mastering

MacBook Pro

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