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#1 djpretzel

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 10:21 PM

What did you think? Post your opinion of this ReMix.

#2 HitoriJaNai

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 10:46 PM

I'm feeling this. Oh, I'm feeling this big time. Very jazzy and rocking... I'm simply at a loss of what to say on this, other than that its really brilliant.
I didn't even know I had a craving for sax soloing... but now that its being tamed, I can't stop listening to this amazingness!
Great job, Brad. This is a pure winner. :D

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 12:04 AM

Brad! You sound freakin' great!!! Great job man!!! Your tone is beautiful!

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 12:25 AM

hey, i forgot about this. hooray, my first solo mix! been a little while since i did this one =)
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Posted 18 June 2009 - 06:01 AM

I love it with power!

I'm playing this at my grad party at my cabin, when we're all going to be chilling on the docks.
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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:38 AM

Pretty sad to lose this one, but it does in fact rock the yard. Good stuff, Brad!

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:38 AM

Awesome! Very nicely done!
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Posted 18 June 2009 - 01:38 PM

Pretty great stuff, this yard be rockin- nice work Brad (and the assist from Andy). Good sax playing, some nice fills, and a lot of variation. The panning was cool, as I'm a fan of dueling saxes, and it let you layer on all kinds of craziness without things getting smashed together. Great harmonies too.

I'm excited to hear more. Maybe we could collab and have *real* dueling saxes. I'm sure you are dying to do another track with someone else.;-)
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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:05 PM

I like this mix a lot - it's been on loop for a little while :smile: . The only thing I thought that might've been nicer is to bring those guitars in the background a little more forward, but otherwise it sounds great!
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Posted 22 June 2009 - 03:32 PM

Some aggresive and upbeat sax on this one. I was always impressed with the skill on the sax playing on the this one. Reminds of the Cowboy Bebop OST a bit. Congrats on the first solo post dude! :)

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Posted 07 July 2009 - 09:46 AM

Furious intro; the perfect way to start a song. The instrumentation here is wonderful. The drums, the EP, the sax, the guitars...it all comes together so incredibly well (though I do agree with what Bahamut said).

Amazing remix. If that's how you roll solo, then I hope you'll grace us with some more remixes of this kind.
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Posted 09 July 2009 - 11:38 AM

I love the intro to this so much. The selection of instruments is perfect.

Keep it up.

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 12:21 AM

I personally thought that the solo was just a tad too long, but the intro to the choruses were absolutely spot on. thumbs up.

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Posted 22 August 2009 - 06:19 PM

It's fun hearing this song because I haven't played SDB in about a decade but the music is slightly familiar. I get a sense of nostalgia but I don't exactly know what is new and what is old. Anyway, I thought Brad wasn't giving himself enough credit here - even if the playing isn't perfect, there's a lot of great expression going on in this song; the live sax makes a world of difference. The mix pops out at you and that keeps it very compelling, and the individual parts sound good apart and better together. Great track, Brad!

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Posted 22 December 2009 - 06:54 AM

The live sax on this is pretty crazy, but I think the most impressive part is how you used so many different sound effects from the organ, guitar, and what sound like synths to help bolster them up :-) That's what it takes to make a truly successful solo mix, and damn did you deliver! :-D

My only complaint is that it sounds a little disharmonious when you've got both saxes playing at the same time, but it's only for a few seconds and really a minor issue. Everything about this I just loved!

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Posted 30 December 2009 - 11:23 PM

The live sax does not disappoint, as always. I like how upbeat this song is, it makes me smile every time it comes up on a playlist. All the different instruments come together in this mix so well, and play off each other in great harmony. Loving the drums especially, they just give the song that much more attitude and style. Hoping that you'll put out more anything soon, solo or otherwise, this is good stuff.
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Posted 05 January 2010 - 11:48 AM

That sax is amazing and the energy that comes out of this mix is just Awesome!
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 01:13 PM

I. Love. It. I remember playing this so much as a kid. My childhood memories of this game will forever be infused from now on with this pumped-up jam. The amount of reverb is perfect -- PERFECT! -- and the organ and bass interact perfectly with the melody.

5/5 stars on my completely arbitrary rating system. I think I'm going to go play SDB with my roommate now ... :)!!

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Posted 09 February 2015 - 05:28 PM

So awesome... There's funky guitars, pounding drums, hot sax and playful organ. This mix just has no reasons to be dull. I like every change-up here. It's wonderful!
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