re·​mix | \ (ˈ)rē-ˈmiks How to pronounce remix (audio) \
remixed; remixing; remixes

Definition of remix

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to mix again


re·​mix | \ ˈrē-ˌmiks How to pronounce remix (audio) \

Definition of remix (Entry 2 of 2)

: a variant of an original recording (as of a song) made by rearranging or adding to the original

Examples of remix in a Sentence


dance remixes of rock songs

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

For the millennial generation, Nicks’s wardrobe has been remixed by designers like Hedi Slimane at Saint Laurent, Kate and Laura Mulleavy at Rodarte, and Stuart Vevers at Coach. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Before She Became a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Stevie Nicks Inspired These 9 Runway Collections," 14 Dec. 2018 Supreme dug deep into the Swoosh’s archive and picked the more-than-a-little-obscure Air Streak Spectrum Plus to remix—and then covered the whole damn thing in flames. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "This Supreme x Nike Sneaker Is Literally Lit," 11 June 2018 YouTubers have also been uploading copies of the game's 100+ remixed Nintendo theme songs extracted directly from the pirated files. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Nintendo struggles to contain massive Smash Bros. Ultimate leaks," 26 Nov. 2018 The app’s editing suite offers a more interactive experience, including split-screen capabilities, which allow users to reply to and remix another person’s work. Julia Alexander, The Verge, "Reaction to TikTok’s Overwatch meme misses the original video’s intention," 2 Nov. 2018 Love it or hate it or feel frustratingly ambivalent towards it, Arrested Development Season Four was an experiment in remixing the show's intricate form of comedy storytelling. Tom Philip, GQ, "Now Even the Cast of Arrested Development Season 4 Is Mad About Season 4," 8 May 2018 Viewed through the app, Pollock’s paintings are either remixed beyond recognition or entirely replaced. Miranda Katz, WIRED, "Augmented Reality Is Transforming Museums," 23 Apr. 2018 The Dumplin' soundtrack features remixed classics from Dolly Parton and new songs the songstress co-created with prolific producer Linda Perry specifically for the project. Shammara Lawrence, Teen Vogue, ""Dumplin'" Star Danielle Macdonald on the Power of Willowdean, Overcoming Self-Doubt, and Embracing the Movie's Message," 9 Dec. 2018 The point of a virus is to replicate, and the point of a meme is to convey a unit of meaning, one that can be easily remixed by anyone. Bijan Stephen, The Verge, "That Trump tank meme on Cesar Sayoc’s van was made as a joke, creator says," 26 Oct. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Chilling gospel-rap remixes provided by the night’s DJ mixed with the guests’ conversations and hearty laughter to create an atmosphere that felt entirely unmanufactured. Charlotte Diamond, Vogue, "Telfar Hosts a Southern, Family-Style Dinner at The Standard," 14 Feb. 2019 The photo shoot, which was open to the public, drew exuberant remixes of American immigrant identity: Japanese-Guyanese, Filipino-black, Hawaiian-Lebanese-Scottish, Trinidadian-Korean-Jewish-Swedish. Bonnie Tsui,, "What does it mean to be of mixed race in America? A new book and exhibition aim to answer," 6 Apr. 2018 Her method of remix juxtaposes voices and sources from past and present, fiction and journalism. Diana Whitney, San Francisco Chronicle, "Poetry by Evie Shockley, Nicole Sealey, James Crews," 26 Feb. 2018 Last week there was a mesmerizing Perfume Genius remix, and this week brings his first original single of 2018 with U.K. rapper Octavian. Raisa Bruner, Time, "5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week," 15 June 2018 The second part of the project is a remix inspired by the nature sound, right? Angela Chen, The Verge, "This map lets you hear what the world sounds like without humans," 9 Dec. 2018 For Apple, the company that oversees the Beatles’ interests, the release’s centerpiece is a remix by Giles Martin (George’s son) and Sam Okell, that renovates the album’s sound without straying far from the original. Allan Kozinn, WSJ, "The Beatles’ Big Ideas Turn 50," 9 Nov. 2018 True trainer battles now have more meat and difficulty in this series remix. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Pokemon Let’s Go: Well, I guess my adult ass is going to collect them all," 16 Nov. 2018 The thoroughly charming song by British songstress Ella Mai gets a reinvention in this remix, which adds Nicki Minaj and Quavo from Migos., "New Music This Week: Ella Mai's Remix, Mala Rodríguez's Feminist Jam, & More," 6 July 2018

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: a new or different version of a recorded song that is made by changing or adding to the original recording of the song

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