'Beauty Re-Envisioned' Spotlight: 'Un-Natural Disaster' (Collide Mix) by Statik

“When I start a remix, it’s all about the vocal, so I’ll strip everything else away and start with that.  I’ll usually start with programmed drums, so I usually spend a lot of time finding the right groove to go with the vocals, and building up the different sections, drum-wise.  On ‘Un-Natural Disaster’, I didn’t want to lose the guitars, but I wanted them to be a bit more abstract, so I ran them through some Reaktor effect, and experimented with cutting them up.“ … Statik (Collide)

Check out the full video of this re-mixed monster, featuring Dug Pinnick, Pete Parada,

Zakk Wylde and Ice-T !

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Michael Ciravolo