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    I'm Ron F***ing Swanson. Mark's Avatar
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    March 2013 Monthly Mix-Up WINNER: LPU-12 Free-For-All

    Last month we decided to let all hell break loose by allowing you to cut, splice, mash and tweak songs from the LPU 12 CD. It turns out the genre choice was a fantastic idea because the quality of March's submissions was AMAZING! On the surface we must congratulate all participants on the quality of their submissions, but deep within our souls we curse you silently for making the judging process so difficult. Without further ado, the winner of March 2013's Monthly Mix-Up is:

    WINNER

    m_macdonald: Asbestos/Given Up (Mash Up)

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    We had three entries which combined Given Up with its demo, Asbestos, but m_macdonald simply did it the best. With vocal manipulation, an added electronic loop, and multi-layering of the two tracks, m_macdonald did not just make a remix: he reinvented Given Up. Make sure you stick around for the climactic and chaotic outro!

    RUNNERS UP

    2nd: LizziCloverman: Somewhere I Belong (Clarity Remix)

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    Lizzi's Somewhere I Belong remix came in at a very close second. With a very creative industrial-esque backbeat comprised of Clarity, Papercut and New Divide, Lizzi managed to give Somewhere I Belong a fresh, atmospheric yet electronic twist. The bridge, complete with Krwlng strings, is a standout moment on the track.

    3rd: minuteforce: Army of Flares

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    Intrigued by the title? We were! Army of Flares starts out as a fantastic instrumental comprised of Clarity, Debris, Program, and Burn It Down. Throw in the bridge vocals to Blackout and you literally get lost between the layers of this richly-produced track. Some remixes feel like two separate songs forced on top of one another, but this track truly feels like an original song. Great work!

    4th: DJIntensity: Debris (When I'm Gone) - Eminem/Linkin Park

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    This fantastic mash-up from DJIntensity is what one would envision a Fort Minor/Eminem collaboration would sound like. On the surface, Debris and When I'm Gone feel like they would be an incongruent mix, but Eminem's rapid-fire verses are complimented very nicely by Mike's vocals in the chorus of Debris.

    Honorable Mentions

    Uncertain Sound: Linkin Park (Homecoming) vs. 30 Seconds To Mars (Closer To The Edge)

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    Zak: Multi-Genre LPxEDM Mash-Up

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    Once again we would like to thank ALL participants for their submissions. Even if you didn't place in March's contest, April's 90's Rock competition is another opportunity to strut your stuff!

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    Congrats to everyone!
    The cycle repeated as explosions broke in the sky
    all that I needed was the one thing I couldn't find
    And you were there at the turn waiting to let me know
    We're building it up to break it back down
    We're building it up to burn it down
    We can't wait to burn it to the ground
    The colors conflicted as the flames climbed into the clouds
    I wanted to fix this but couldn't stop from tearing it down
    And you were there at the turn caught in the burning glow
    And I was there at the turn waiting to let you know
    You told me yes you held me high And I believed when you told that lie
    I played that soldier you played king And struck me down when I kissed that ring
    You lost that right to hold that crown I built you up but you let me down
    so when you fall I'll take my turn and fan the flames as your blazes burn



    A fire needs a space to burn, a breath to build a glow.

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    Lots of cool stuff here! Congrats to everyone!
    LPA Playback August 2013 Runner up: https://soundcloud.com/rahatc/rage-p...-by-secrets-of
    My EDM-Rap group Kollidescope: http://www.echosofrahat.com/kollidescope

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    Quote Originally Posted by IISUPERXEROI View Post
    minuteforce should of won
    1st to 3rd were very close once the votes were tallied. They should all be proud.

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    Great stuff! The Asbestos/Given Up mashup is freakin' amazing!

    Shows attended:
    ✓ 09.10.2010 Club Hípico, Santiago, Chile - Maquinaria Festival (LPU M&G)
    ✓ 28.02.2011 US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ - North American Tour (Backstage Tour & LPU M&G)
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    A bloody good delve Zak's Avatar
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    Yeaaaaaaah an honourable mention! Moving up in the ranks.
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    Stop projecting your semen-crusted fantasies onto me, you assmilk loving fuck.
    REE FOR ADMIN

    MISSION SUCCESSFUL.
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    Zak just weaponized music

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    Well done to everyone! These were some quite fantastic remixes, almost a shame to number them at all.


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    Alright now, won't you listen!? RyRy's Avatar
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    Congrats to everyone! Every single one of the above remixes really were fantastic. Really great job this month!

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    Mike, that mash-up is sick!

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    I'd hate to vote for a single favorite. I enjoy all of them. Now I'm picturing what an actual mash up with Linkin Park and Eminem would sound like.

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    Wow, thank you guys - it's a great privilege to continue to be a part of the MMU community, and I'm delighted to have been picked as winner this month.

    With that said, I do need to shout out my friend Minuteforce for perhaps my all-time favourite MMU entry - that Blackout vocal sample still gets me man!

    Lizzi Lizzi Lizzi Lizzi! If memory serves me right, it's almost a year since your win in 'The Raid' contest which had that awesome bit with the My December/Papercut thingy? Another killer entry... the groove of the Papercut beat with the Krwling strings is, och, intense

    Congrats also to DJIntensity, Uncertain Sound and Zak. Another awesome month.
    BundleOfNerves: Mike just comes out of the gates swinging, though.
    Thanks LPA for selecting me as 'Monthly Mix-Up' Winner for:
    October '11 (Dance-Pop), November '11 (Mash-Ups), March '12 (Hip Hop) and November '12 (Castle Of Glass)
    and as a Runner-Up for: July '12 (Burn It Down) and October '12 (I'll Be Gone/Victimized/In My Remains).

    Check out a whole host of awesome winners and runners-up right here: http://www.lpassociation.com/forums/...ad.php?t=35375
    To follow more of my music, check out: http://soundcloud.com/m_macdonald

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    Wow, so many good entries this month! My favorite is Minuteforce, one of the best remixes I've heard from the MMU so far. I'll download them all.

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    These are fantastic work! Personally most of these are leagues better than some of the "official" remixes out there. Theres so much more creativity in these than most remixes these days - just a boring old effected vocals over a generic dance/club beat. How is that a "remix"?





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    YAY!!! I didn't even expect to be second!!! Thank you guys so much

    Quote Originally Posted by m_macdonald View Post
    Lizzi Lizzi Lizzi Lizzi! If memory serves me right, it's almost a year since your win in 'The Raid' contest which had that awesome bit with the My December/Papercut thingy? Another killer entry... the groove of the Papercut beat with the Krwling strings is, och, intense
    Yep that's me haha thank you so much! i was actually contemplating making a whole "the raid/papercut/my december" remix, cause it's my favorite part of the "the raid" mashup we'll see!
    Holy Shinado!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LizziCloverman View Post
    i was actually contemplating making a whole "the raid/papercut/my december" remix, cause it's my favorite part of the "the raid" mashup we'll see!
    Aw DO IT! That's one of the greatest MMU moments ever, I just wish there was more of it!

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    By far, this has been the best Monthly Mix. Congrats to everyone!

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    "There’s a place so dark you can’t see the end" Gab.Z's Avatar
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    Congrats to everyone! ;] M_macdonald, your mash-up is awesome!

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    Danny's not here, Mrs. Torrance. minuteforce's Avatar
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    Congratulations to m, first and foremost; you kick ass!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark View Post
    Intrigued by the title? We were!
    Thank-you, guys! I'm just glad I managed to get the thing done at all!

    I also have to thank the rest of the community for all the lovely SoundCloud notifications over the last month.

    The track title was generated using the best LPA-based focus group I could find. It took us hours. Thank-you to them.


    Now and forever, I'll bring it home to you



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    Congrats to you all

    m_macdonald's entry is probably one of my favorite out of all the MMU so far. Sick track!

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    Thank you, LPA, for the honorable mention. The competition was insane this month. Loved the mixes that everyone made.

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