Tackling a remix can be a daunting prospect; whatever the original source material you’re working with, whether it’s a lauded classic or a close friend’s latest release, you’re effectively messing with somebody else’s creative work. How faithful should you be to the original idea? How can you put your own stamp on it? How can you take the ideas in a new direction while keeping it recognisable to fans of the original?
In this issue’s massive cover feature, we guide you through tips to help you make the right creative choices. To help you along we’ve hooked up with some of the broad church of world-renowned artists behind this summer’s massive Graceland – The Remixes compilation, to pick up some expert advice on how to take on a classic. Plus, we’ve over 4GB of free construction kits for you to hone your skills on. Grab those, and all of the usual FM bonus content, over at filesilo.co.uk/futuremusic
We hope you enjoy the issue!