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LoneSomeDJ Released Nov 21, 2014

I have a love/hate relationship with this website. I'm a musician, so I will be discussing the musical part of hitRECord.


When I first discovered hitRECord, I was really pleased with the whole collaborative aspect of it. I tried to put out some songs tha toculd be picked up and worked with. I quickly realized it was not the way this website worked. This website works like everything else. It's a popularity contest. The people with the most followers are the ones who are going to end up with the most hearts.


I don't know why I idealized this website as something better than that. Maybe it was the engaging videos from RegularJOE. Maybe it was just the sheer amount of creative output the website seemed to have at first glance. But once I browsed enough through it, I understood that, whether the people at play like it or not, there is some kind of a scene here. Some style that keeps getting the most hearts and the most remix. Some sound that people like to hear. There's also some sounds that keeps coming back. And I'll skip all the people who are uploading songs by their bands as if this was YouTube.


Then came the TV Show.


Since the TV show has arrived in the landscape of hitRECord, it's even MORE difficult to find something unique and personal here. Everyone wats to be a part of an episode and everyone wants to be on TV. So in between 13 different Voice Over Recordings of a text written by regularJOE, you get 13 different 30 seconds theme songs for a theme episode and 13 different sound effect to be used in said episode. I can't browse through the recent audio recordings without...

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