[ ]   [ ]   [ ]                        [ ]      [ ]   [ ]

Trump - kurtster - Nov 25, 2022 - 11:31pm
 
Counting with Pictures - ScottN - Nov 25, 2022 - 10:56pm
 
♥ ♥ ♥ Vote For Pie ♥ ♥ ♥ - oldviolin - Nov 25, 2022 - 9:21pm
 
RightWingNutZ - R_P - Nov 25, 2022 - 8:26pm
 
New Music - KurtfromLaQuinta - Nov 25, 2022 - 8:17pm
 
Bug Reports & Feature Requests - Steely_D - Nov 25, 2022 - 7:11pm
 
Name My Band - oldviolin - Nov 25, 2022 - 7:08pm
 
Porcupine Tree -- In Absentia and some early history - Tim55 - Nov 25, 2022 - 6:18pm
 
Today in History - phineas - Nov 25, 2022 - 5:22pm
 
Russia - R_P - Nov 25, 2022 - 5:21pm
 
New RP Website! (2022) - oldviolin - Nov 25, 2022 - 5:18pm
 
Radio Paradise Comments - GeneP59 - Nov 25, 2022 - 4:45pm
 
Ukraine - Lazy8 - Nov 25, 2022 - 4:03pm
 
Wordle - daily game - maryte - Nov 25, 2022 - 3:08pm
 
How to submit songs for consideration? - garrettb - Nov 25, 2022 - 2:51pm
 
Automobile Repair - Manbird - Nov 25, 2022 - 2:33pm
 
COVID-19 - Steely_D - Nov 25, 2022 - 11:43am
 
Favorite Quotes - RedTopFireBelow - Nov 25, 2022 - 10:48am
 
Twitter and democracy - thisbody - Nov 25, 2022 - 9:07am
 
Radio Paradise NFL Pick'em Group - islander - Nov 25, 2022 - 8:26am
 
Mixtape Culture Club - miamizsun - Nov 25, 2022 - 7:17am
 
What Makes You Laugh? - Steely_D - Nov 25, 2022 - 6:16am
 
260,000 Posts in one thread? - oldviolin - Nov 24, 2022 - 6:34pm
 
Happy Thanksgiving! - islander - Nov 24, 2022 - 5:47pm
 
Graphic designers, ho's! - Manbird - Nov 24, 2022 - 2:05pm
 
Feminism: Catch the (Third?) Wave! - sirdroseph - Nov 24, 2022 - 6:01am
 
What is the meaning of this? - oldviolin - Nov 23, 2022 - 9:07pm
 
Is there any DOG news out there? - oldviolin - Nov 23, 2022 - 9:04pm
 
Manbird's Episiotomy Stitch Licking Clinic - KEEP OUT - oldviolin - Nov 23, 2022 - 6:15pm
 
Guns - kurtster - Nov 23, 2022 - 10:15am
 
Science Fiction Cliches come to life - GeneP59 - Nov 23, 2022 - 9:09am
 
2024 Elections! - Red_Dragon - Nov 23, 2022 - 7:02am
 
Things I Saw Today... - KurtfromLaQuinta - Nov 23, 2022 - 6:53am
 
Your Handy Home Censorship Kit - sirdroseph - Nov 23, 2022 - 4:46am
 
Important if you have small children - sirdroseph - Nov 23, 2022 - 3:51am
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - Steely_D - Nov 22, 2022 - 8:38pm
 
Things You Thought Today - Steely_D - Nov 22, 2022 - 8:37pm
 
comedian/blogger is very, very bad - MayBaby - Nov 22, 2022 - 6:20pm
 
Covers! - Manbird - Nov 22, 2022 - 2:03pm
 
Twitter's finest moment - thisbody - Nov 22, 2022 - 1:42pm
 
RP Song Comment Hall of Fame - Proclivities - Nov 22, 2022 - 12:43pm
 
• • • The Once-a-Day • • •  - oldviolin - Nov 22, 2022 - 11:37am
 
Climate Change - Red_Dragon - Nov 22, 2022 - 6:59am
 
RP Team - thisbody - Nov 21, 2022 - 1:00pm
 
Live Music - oldviolin - Nov 21, 2022 - 10:59am
 
The Obituary Page - GeneP59 - Nov 21, 2022 - 7:36am
 
Songs that do not sound like artist - Steely_D - Nov 21, 2022 - 7:10am
 
RP App for Android - krilok - Nov 21, 2022 - 5:39am
 
~*Funny Cats*~ - kurtster - Nov 20, 2022 - 10:46pm
 
Philosophy (Meaty Metaphysical Munchables!) - oldviolin - Nov 20, 2022 - 7:33pm
 
Vinyl Only Spin List - kurtster - Nov 20, 2022 - 7:26pm
 
What makes you smile? - Antigone - Nov 20, 2022 - 3:50pm
 
Oh GOD, they're GAY! - R_P - Nov 20, 2022 - 1:07pm
 
Republican Party - Steely_D - Nov 20, 2022 - 12:38pm
 
Marijuana: Baked News. - thisbody - Nov 20, 2022 - 11:40am
 
Play the Blues - thisbody - Nov 20, 2022 - 10:37am
 
Back to the 60's - thisbody - Nov 20, 2022 - 10:28am
 
Eclectic Sound-Drops - thisbody - Nov 20, 2022 - 10:06am
 
Derplahoma! - Red_Dragon - Nov 20, 2022 - 10:06am
 
Amazing animals! - thisbody - Nov 20, 2022 - 8:20am
 
Photography Forum - Your Own Photos - thisbody - Nov 20, 2022 - 8:18am
 
Art Show - Red_Dragon - Nov 20, 2022 - 6:50am
 
Background sounds (i.e. bells and whistles) - oldviolin - Nov 19, 2022 - 5:28pm
 
Favorite Color - Bill_J - Nov 19, 2022 - 4:49pm
 
Pernicious Pious Proclivities Particularized Prodigiously - Red_Dragon - Nov 19, 2022 - 3:15pm
 
New Profile Page! - Laptopdog - Nov 18, 2022 - 6:17pm
 
• • • BRING OUT YOUR DEAD • • •  - oldviolin - Nov 18, 2022 - 3:51pm
 
Joe Biden - R_P - Nov 18, 2022 - 12:24pm
 
Pink Floyd Set? - black321 - Nov 18, 2022 - 11:58am
 
The War On You - sirdroseph - Nov 18, 2022 - 10:40am
 
New Study Finds 'Most Narcissistic Generation' on Campuse... - sirdroseph - Nov 18, 2022 - 10:22am
 
Lyrics that strike a chord today... - oldviolin - Nov 18, 2022 - 8:33am
 
Predictions - oldviolin - Nov 18, 2022 - 8:29am
 
Cryptic Posts - Leave Them Guessing - oldviolin - Nov 18, 2022 - 8:20am
 
Outstanding Covers - sirdroseph - Nov 18, 2022 - 6:42am
 
Index » Radio Paradise/General » General Discussion » Mixtape Culture Club Page: Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 315, 316, 317, 318, 319  Next
Post to this Topic
newwavegurly

newwavegurly Avatar



Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 8:11am

 brandog wrote:
OK - don't have time to backscroll everything.
 
Of course. I just figured I'd try and spare the debate from happening again.
(former member)

(former member) Avatar



Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 8:09am

 newwavegurly wrote:

If you were to read through the posts for the forum so far, you would see that this option has already been discussed/debated.

 
OK - don't have time to backscroll everything.

newwavegurly

newwavegurly Avatar



Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 8:08am

 brandog wrote:
If somebody has a nice server out there, the mixes could be posted as MP3 downloads - no CDs to burn & send - a group account / password, simple link...
 
If you were to read through the posts for the forum so far, you would see that this option has already been discussed/debated.
(former member)

(former member) Avatar



Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 8:06am

If somebody has a nice server out there, the mixes could be posted as MP3 downloads - no CDs to burn & send - a group account / password, simple link...


maryte

maryte Avatar

Location: Blinding You With Library Science!
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 6:43am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Nothing but Dengue Fever for you then.
 

But I actually like Dengue Fever...
not-a-fish

not-a-fish Avatar

Location: Stumptown
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 6:40am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I don't think the mystery adds enough to the event to be worth the effort. After the first one, everyone would know who's in their group anyway, so I say don't even try to make that an aspect of this.


 

No mystery, just rotation after everyone in the group has hosted a month.  :)  I'm going to get ready for work now...go be productive and chit.  I'll post more later today after I've contfirmed the other people can host this month. :D


ScottFromWyoming

ScottFromWyoming Avatar

Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 6:40am

 maryte wrote:


I posted that before I realized there would be smaller groups.

 
Nothing but Dengue Fever for you then.

maryte

maryte Avatar

Location: Blinding You With Library Science!
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 6:39am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I don't think the mystery adds enough to the event to be worth the effort. After the first one, everyone would know who's in their group anyway, so I say don't even try to make that an aspect of this.


 

I posted that before I realized there would be smaller groups.
lily34

lily34 Avatar

Location: GTFO
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 6:38am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I don't think the mystery adds enough to the event to be worth the effort. After the first one, everyone would know who's in their group anyway, so I say don't even try to make that an aspect of this.


 
i agree

and it might even help knowing who you have. check out their interests - not to totally tweak everything for their likes/dislikes...but still.

for example - i'm not a fan at all of jam bands - esp. phish/widespread panic. i'd hope that i didn't get a cd of phish/w.p. BUT others i may not have heard of, i'd be interested in hearing - IF it coordinated with the theme.

actually, it shouldn't be about the receivers preferences at all. it's about sharing and if someone wants to share stuff i normally would turn my nose up to, who knows - maybe it would open my eyes a bit.


ScottFromWyoming

ScottFromWyoming Avatar

Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 6:36am

 maryte wrote:

etc, etc.  Of course, to keep the mystery intact, you don't have to disclose who PersonA, PersonB, PersonC, etc. is, so we won't necessarily know from whom to expect the discs.

 
I don't think the mystery adds enough to the event to be worth the effort. After the first one, everyone would know who's in their group anyway, so I say don't even try to make that an aspect of this.



not-a-fish

not-a-fish Avatar

Location: Stumptown
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 14, 2009 - 6:26am

O man...it is so early, but I must...bump...this.

Let me know if you are interested.  Size really does not matter now. ;)

 not-a-fish wrote:

Well, I got a lot of positive responses (38), but only 20 actual addresses (including mine).  If we grow, we grow.  But for now, 20 actual addresses is still manageable for me.

Let me break down my crazy logic for you and see if you are still interested.  I have decided that...

1) The file-sharing thing would be awesome, but I worry about the legality of it.  A mixtape is legal no matter which way you slice it.
2) I want to have an actual mixtape in my hot little hands every month because this club is for the love of the mixtape (it's a culture, people!) and not for the love of the playlist.
3) I want as many people to participate as possible.  Therefore, if half the people who signed up for this are freaking out about sending out 20 CDs during their host month, I would rather find a different option.
4) I like the gift-swap model, but I would really like to share my mix with more than one person.  This is a club.  I want to discuss and share and discover new music with my friends in the club.
5) The idea to break the mail-out into groups seems to migrate best when considering the possibility of growth in the future.  However, I'm not so certain I would like to be sent 4 CDs a month.  Seriously...I want to be able to savor what I got from someone.  This model is a bit more hard core than I originally wanted.  I don't want to be making a mix every month.  Even if I wanted to, life happens.  Trust me when I say this - it can take me a week or more to make the perfect mix and get it ready for delivery.  I like to take my time.
6)  I feel I can comfortably manage groups broken down into 5 people.  Presently, that means there will be 4 groups.  1 host per group.  I'll ask the first 3 people who contacted me and said they were interested to be co-hosts with me this month.  We will pick our own themes, but I'll still leave a list of themes on this thread for anyone who might be stuck and in need of a little inspiration.

In a nutshell, if you join this club, you will be creating a mix of songs, burning it onto 4 CDs, and sending it out to 4 addresses once every 5 months.  Please tell me that this is feasible.  You will be getting 1 CD every month filled with great tunes.  That's a pretty good return on investment.

Anyway, how will this go down, you ask?  You will be placed in a mailing group of 5 people (this will be decided by the order in which you all mailed/messaged me).  One person from your group will send out 5 CDs (or rather, 5 copies of the same mix with cover art and liner notes optional). The next month a new host from that same group will send out 5 CDs.  Hosts will rotate within those groups until everyone has had a chance to send out his or her mix to the group.  Once everyone within that group has sent out a mix, we will switch up the groups for a little variety. 

Jesus Christ Superstar!  I never thought this would be so challenging!  Still, I think I've come up with something pretty fair.  Let me know what you think.

Best,

Stephanie



 


not-a-fish

not-a-fish Avatar

Location: Stumptown
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 11:02pm

Well, I got a lot of positive responses (38), but only 20 actual addresses (including mine).  If we grow, we grow.  But for now, 20 actual addresses is still manageable for me.

Let me break down my crazy logic for you and see if you are still interested.  I have decided that...

1) The file-sharing thing would be awesome, but I worry about the legality of it.  A mixtape is legal no matter which way you slice it.
2) I want to have an actual mixtape in my hot little hands every month because this club is for the love of the mixtape (it's a culture, people!) and not for the love of the playlist.
3) I want as many people to participate as possible.  Therefore, if half the people who signed up for this are freaking out about sending out 20 CDs during their host month, I would rather find a different option.
4) I like the gift-swap model, but I would really like to share my mix with more than one person.  This is a club.  I want to discuss and share and discover new music with my friends in the club.
5) The idea to break the mail-out into groups seems to migrate best when considering the possibility of growth in the future.  However, I'm not so certain I would like to be sent 4 CDs a month.  Seriously...I want to be able to savor what I got from someone.  This model is a bit more hard core than I originally wanted.  I don't want to be making a mix every month.  Even if I wanted to, life happens.  Trust me when I say this - it can take me a week or more to make the perfect mix and get it ready for delivery.  I like to take my time.
6)  I feel I can comfortably manage groups broken down into 5 people.  Presently, that means there will be 4 groups.  1 host per group.  I'll ask the first 3 people who contacted me and said they were interested to be co-hosts with me this month.  We will pick our own themes, but I'll still leave a list of themes on this thread for anyone who might be stuck and in need of a little inspiration.

In a nutshell, if you join this club, you will be creating a mix of songs, burning it onto 4 CDs (5 if you make one for yourself), and sending it out to 4 addresses once every 5 months.  Please tell me that this is feasible.  You will be getting 1 CD every month filled with great tunes.  That's a pretty good return on investment.

Anyway, how will this go down, you ask?  You will be placed in a mailing group of 5 people (this will be decided by the order in which you all mailed/messaged me).  One person from your group will send out 5 CDs (or rather, 5 copies of the same mix with cover art and liner notes optional). The next month a new host from that same group will send out 5 CDs.  Hosts will rotate within those groups until everyone has had a chance to send out his or her mix to the group.  Once everyone within that group has sent out a mix, we will switch up the groups for a little variety. 

Jesus Christ Superstar!  I never thought this would be so challenging!  Still, I think I've come up with something pretty fair.  Let me know what you think.

Best,

Stephanie




kurtster

kurtster Avatar

Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 8:39pm

 not-a-fish wrote:


Ok, Ok....let me think about it and I'll post something definite tomorrow.

 
Cool,
G'nite from the south shore of Lake Erie.

kurtster

kurtster Avatar

Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 8:36pm

 not-a-fish wrote:


My original idea was that you would send out 20 ish CDs and then get 1 CD every month from someone new.  Depending on the size of the group, you would not have to do this again for a very long time. :)  I thought about making it every 2 weeks too, but you would still only have to do that once in a blue moon because of the size of the group.

 
That's what I thought, too.  That is still quite doable for me.  More than 20 could get hinky.  It would only be twice a year or so in this scenario.

DownHomeGirl

DownHomeGirl Avatar

Location: American Russia
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 8:35pm

 not-a-fish wrote:


My original idea was that you would send out 20 ish CDs and then get 1 CD every month from someone new.  Depending on the size of the group, you would not have to do this again for a very long time. :)  I thought about making it every 2 weeks too, but you would still only have to do that once in a blue moon because of the size of the group.

 
Example... If you have 50 people this month, divide it into 10 groups of 5 each.  Have each person pick their own theme (or pick from a list of themes, or whatever you want to do here), then send their mix to the other 4 in their group.  Each person would make one mix, send it out to 4 people, and get 4 in return.  Total cost would be about $0.25-$0.75 per CD (if you buy in bulk like we do), plus postage and envelopes (maybe another $5-$10 max??).

But seriously, I agree with NWG— just pick a method and go with it.  I think whatever you decide will be fun!

not-a-fish

not-a-fish Avatar

Location: Stumptown
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 8:32pm

 newwavegurly wrote:

Fishy, just decide how you want to do it, and those that like the idea will be involved. Those that don't can shove off.

 

Ok, Ok....let me think about it and I'll post something definite tomorrow.
maryte

maryte Avatar

Location: Blinding You With Library Science!
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 8:31pm

 not-a-fish wrote:


Dude, that's exactly what I said...apparently you and I had a collective idea about 45 minutes ago.

 

Mayhaps something like this:

Month 1
PersonA gets PersonB
PersonB gets PersonC
PersonC gets PersonD
PersonD gets PersonE
PersonE gets PersonA

Month 2
PersonA gets PersonC
PersonB gets PersonD
PersonC gets PersonE
PersonD gets PersonA
PersonE gets PersonB

etc, etc.  Of course, to keep the mystery intact, you don't have to disclose who PersonA, PersonB, PersonC, etc. is, so we won't necessarily know from whom to expect the discs.
not-a-fish

not-a-fish Avatar

Location: Stumptown
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 8:28pm

 kurtster wrote:

I see the sense in the small groups as far as a monthly manageable expense. 
 

My original idea was that you would send out 20 ish CDs and then get 1 CD every month from someone new.  Depending on the size of the group, you would not have to do this again for a very long time. :)  I thought about making it every 2 weeks too, but you would still only have to do that once in a blue moon because of the size of the group.


newwavegurly

newwavegurly Avatar



Posted: Sep 13, 2009 - 8:28pm

 not-a-fish wrote:
lol  Ok...holy crap I did not forsee this to be that complicated!  I was all...tra la la...it'll work itself out! lol

The whole monthly theme idea of which I spoke earlier is for people who are interested in taking on that theme.  If they are not, they don't have to participate that month.  It would make it a "you get out of it what you put in it" sort of model.  Only the ones who signed up to participate that month would be matched up to someone.

I like the idea of a higher return, though... {#Think}
 
Fishy, just decide how you want to do it, and those that like the idea will be involved. Those that don't can shove off.
Page: Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 315, 316, 317, 318, 319  Next