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  1. Remix Contest For My Song

    Hi. I'm interested in hosting a remix contest on Indaba. I would like to select several remixes to be released as a remix album worldwide. How can I get this process started? I look forward to your response. Thanks. Cheers.

    Richard

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    • Be Indaba again......NOT Splice......the whole community is gone....just because of your most stupid decission ever!!!!

      Be Indaba again......NOT Splice......the whole community is gone....just because of your most stupid decission ever!!!!

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      • No need for improvement. You guys are awesome!

        Keep doing what you are doing. As an aspiring mix engineer this is a treasure for practicing.

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        • Quit the damn F*ckbook demand for Indaba and quit publishing bad news in a positive fashion!

          many things are posted that how to improve, however those who own the website are not really listening these suggestions, like

          * include also the users who reject (facialbook) (or whatever F*ckbook)
          * who do not really are into "promoting", but as development.
          * the feedback system is so far really unfair.

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          • need of support

            Hi...
            tried to sign up through Facebook, to participate at the Ellis Marsalis Jazz piano competition...
            it said my email is taken... tried to login... it said wrong password... when i tried to reset it, then i was told, "we were unable to process your request...
            so it would be great to have some assistance here....
            my email
            stevesinko@gmx.com
            thanx for your help
            Steve

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            • Every paticipant in any contest has the right to know how many points for Creativity, Originality, Concept, Musicality, every submission got

              The Artist and the Sponsors and their designated appointees will, in their sole discretion, select Remixes based on the following criteria: Originality (0-25 points), Creativity (0-25 points), Concept (0-25 points), and Musicality (0-25 points).

              If the remixes are not selected based on the criteria "I just like it", it would be very useful for ther rest of participents to know how many points did they get and the winners did.

              What do we have to improve? Originality? Creativity? Concept? Musicality? Don't you think it would be not only useful but also fair to all of us?

              Not a problem for…

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              • Detach voting from facebook.

                Add a way to vote that does not require a facebook platform. Each time I try to vote it tells me: "You previously turned off platform apps, websites and plugins. To use this feature, you need to turn them back on, which also resets your Apps Others Use settings to their default settings." I turned them all off in facebook many years ago and do not want them on. Is this Indaba Music, Splice, or facebook?

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                • No Facebook anymore!

                  Why not just voting with Indaba account? I never ever will use Facebook and so will not take part of any contest anymore as long as you connect promotion and voting with Facebook - so please get rid of that (and don't use any other platform - Indaba membership is good enough!!!)

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                  • Hallo.

                    Please check Gianluca Felline on you tube ore else. His music might be interessting for you.
                    regards

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                    • Followed Artists List

                      Hi Guys,
                      I thought it would be great to see a list of my followed artists because it is so easy to lose track of them if they are not very active on the site i.e commenting on posts or voting. Also it would also be helpful to see my sent messages in the site. Thank you

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                      • Bring collaboration back...

                        Bring back the collaboration platform and spirit the site started with. Initially when I joined around 2009 you could collaborate privately with musicians. Upon returning presently I don't see that as an option. Contests were an option, not the focus. I met a lot of collaborators I would've otherwise never met through the site and was happy to pay the pro membership fee to host collaboration sessions with other members.

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                        • Possibility to Upload Work after Submission Date

                          It would obviously be outside of the contest but it could be tracks in a separate section that may also be interesting to the artists upon later listen.

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                          • Please bring more Rock stuff and more Classical Stuff as well as Hip Hop and Trip Hop

                            Please bring more true Rock stuff and more Classical Stuff as well as Hip Hop and Trip Hop, maybe Tango, or stuff with Metal Winds sections, more Funk as well.

                            Most has been Indie and Mainstream Pop or similars.

                            Thanks and best regards

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                            • Please ask the Artists what they are looking for in terms of Remix.

                              I mean wheather they are looking for a bettered version of the same song with almost the same content but mixed from a different perspective and with a different creative approach, they are looking for a Remix with a complete change of almost everything or a remix with the song in a different style maybe. Maybe there are combinations possible and most probably absolute No Gos for the Artist.

                              It would also be incredibly helpful if the artist writes a description of the ideas behind the track so that we can together make shure that certain aspects stay in the…

                              4 votes
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                              • Please ask Sponsoring Artists to provide stems without sidechaining.

                                Sidechaining should not be active when the stem is soloed.

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                                • Upload dry stems

                                  Can the artist supply dry stems? Vocal stems that are covered in fx/reverb/delay etc are extremely difficult to work with, you just end up with 100 generic sounding remixes with no creativity. The latest one by Boy Epic has stems that are +3-4 dB in the red!? How can we be expected to produce professional radio ready mixes when the stems supplied are anything but?

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                                  • Listen Page

                                    Why don't you post the total number of submissions at the top of this page? Also, Why don't you give each submission a number or at least the date it was submitted? And why don't you have the submissions fill the page with the newest subs at the top and oldest at the bottom. I swear every time I visit the page, the order gets jumbled. Seems like random order which makes it very hard to remember which sub I listened to already. Also, when I scroll down to the bottom of the page, without knowing the total amount of…

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                                    • Top Listeners

                                      What is wrong with this chart? I see my avatar with someone elses name next to it and a number. Then I see someone elses avatar with my name next to it and another number. What is going on here? What does the rank refer to? what does the Total number refer to? I understand what Most listened to submissions is but then what is "Top Listeners"? I'm so confused.

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                                      • Charts

                                        Maybe I just don't get it but the charts make absolutely no sense to me.

                                        It says Listens: Rank, and then 1 through 24. What are those? My submission is number 19 which I certainly am not #19 out of all these subs. Then when I checked back just now the ranks showed 1, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, through 24 then 76, 76,76,76,76,76,76, WTF????

                                        Total listens. Ok, so I'm ranks number 19 with 8 listens? What?

                                        Why doesn't the rank go from 1 to the total number of submissions? Or at least the top 50…

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                                        • Fix the "How can we improve Indaba Music Page"

                                          MY GOD how unintuitive is this? I'm trying to send my idea and everytime I try to post it, it does a search for my idea! This should be more simple. It shouldn't be a search OR Post field, not both. So confusing.

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