Albums, how long is too long

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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by tepista » 20 Jun 2008, 10:39pm

wmhp2 wrote: I hated taping an album on a C90 only to have one track forced onto side two of the tape.
that was the worst
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Marky Dread » 21 Jun 2008, 1:35pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:45-50 mins is a good length. However, give your fans some value by adding bonus tracks—demos, remixes, live versions to max it out. For the album-oriented fiends, stop at the last cut proper. See, a happy medium.
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Wolter » 21 Jun 2008, 6:48pm

tepista wrote:
wmhp2 wrote: I hated taping an album on a C90 only to have one track forced onto side two of the tape.
that was the worst
Remember trying to add up song times when making mix tapes? I'm not a total math idiot, but I never got that right.
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Dr. Medulla » 21 Jun 2008, 7:49pm

Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote:
wmhp2 wrote: I hated taping an album on a C90 only to have one track forced onto side two of the tape.
that was the worst
Remember trying to add up song times when making mix tapes? I'm not a total math idiot, but I never got that right.
I wrote a little basic (as in the programming language) app on my Commodore 64 that added up times just for that purpose. :disshame:
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Wolter » 21 Jun 2008, 8:21pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote:
wmhp2 wrote: I hated taping an album on a C90 only to have one track forced onto side two of the tape.
that was the worst
Remember trying to add up song times when making mix tapes? I'm not a total math idiot, but I never got that right.
I wrote a little basic (as in the programming language) app on my Commodore 64 that added up times just for that purpose. :disshame:
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Dr. Medulla » 21 Jun 2008, 8:35pm

Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote:
wmhp2 wrote: I hated taping an album on a C90 only to have one track forced onto side two of the tape.
that was the worst
Remember trying to add up song times when making mix tapes? I'm not a total math idiot, but I never got that right.
I wrote a little basic (as in the programming language) app on my Commodore 64 that added up times just for that purpose. :disshame:
NERD!
I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Flex » 21 Jun 2008, 8:51pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote: that was the worst
Remember trying to add up song times when making mix tapes? I'm not a total math idiot, but I never got that right.
I wrote a little basic (as in the programming language) app on my Commodore 64 that added up times just for that purpose. :disshame:
NERD!
I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
I did some programming in basic to create a dos-based program launcher for all my games and apps at the time. That would have been when I was using dos...
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Dr. Medulla » 21 Jun 2008, 9:03pm

Flex wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote: Remember trying to add up song times when making mix tapes? I'm not a total math idiot, but I never got that right.
I wrote a little basic (as in the programming language) app on my Commodore 64 that added up times just for that purpose. :disshame:
NERD!
I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
I did some programming in basic to create a dos-based program launcher for all my games and apps at the time. That would have been when I was using dos...
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by daredevil » 21 Jun 2008, 10:19pm

Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote:
wmhp2 wrote: I hated taping an album on a C90 only to have one track forced onto side two of the tape.
that was the worst
Remember trying to add up song times when making mix tapes? I'm not a total math idiot, but I never got that right.
yeah, that and forgetting to advance the tape 3 or 4 seconds before starting the recording.

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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Toxana Mellor » 22 Jun 2008, 5:45am

I think if you're gonna have a long song, make it good, keep the listener on the edge of their seat, don't make it repetitive boring shit.
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Wolter » 22 Jun 2008, 10:32am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
Flex wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote: I wrote a little basic (as in the programming language) app on my Commodore 64 that added up times just for that purpose. :disshame:
NERD!
I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
I did some programming in basic to create a dos-based program launcher for all my games and apps at the time. That would have been when I was using dos...
Tep's gonna smack us around in the washroom at lunchtime. I'm holding it in till I get home.
Dude, I'm gonna smack you around...
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Flex » 22 Jun 2008, 9:00pm

Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Flex wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote: NERD!
I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
I did some programming in basic to create a dos-based program launcher for all my games and apps at the time. That would have been when I was using dos...
Tep's gonna smack us around in the washroom at lunchtime. I'm holding it in till I get home.
Dude, I'm gonna smack you around...
Me or the worm?
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Dr. Medulla » 22 Jun 2008, 9:11pm

Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Flex wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote: NERD!
I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
I did some programming in basic to create a dos-based program launcher for all my games and apps at the time. That would have been when I was using dos...
Tep's gonna smack us around in the washroom at lunchtime. I'm holding it in till I get home.
Dude, I'm gonna smack you around...
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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Wolter » 23 Jun 2008, 9:27am

Flex wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Flex wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote: I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
I did some programming in basic to create a dos-based program launcher for all my games and apps at the time. That would have been when I was using dos...
Tep's gonna smack us around in the washroom at lunchtime. I'm holding it in till I get home.
Dude, I'm gonna smack you around...
Me or the worm?
Can't it be both? :shifty:

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Re: Albums, how long is too long

Post by Dr. Medulla » 23 Jun 2008, 10:10am

Wolter wrote:
Flex wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Flex wrote: I doubt even Flex has something that nerdish in his background. I also wrote a football strategy sim, both front office and game calling.
I did some programming in basic to create a dos-based program launcher for all my games and apps at the time. That would have been when I was using dos...
Tep's gonna smack us around in the washroom at lunchtime. I'm holding it in till I get home.
Dude, I'm gonna smack you around...
Me or the worm?
Can't it be both? :shifty:

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