Different Versions of Mixes – Good Idea or Dumb?

Long-time reader, first-time questioner Mark asks:

Would making 3, 4, or 5 different versions of a mix be more detrimental than helpful?

How many versions of mixes do you do? My iTunes library certainly has its fair share of songs with “Mix 4” or “Mix 5” in the title.

In short, it’s easy to drown in a sea of options.

As awesome as computer-based recording is, it has its downfalls, the big one being infinite choices. Your initial instinct is to think that having 10 mixes of a song will help you make sure you pick the exact right one. (more…)