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OCR01217 - Laser Squad "Mission Recalled"

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as with Mark Vera's other mixes, this track is well done and enjoyable. i'm liking it, and would certainly give it my approval if my opinion mattered :D. already caught myself repeating it a few times. great mix!

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intro is very very well done. i like how things are randomly added but they fit into the melody. even though it gets a bit cluttered at times, it still works well.

near the end i was kinda wishing something original and out of the already maintained melody/beat to come in.

it stretched it pretty far imo.

overall the mix is great and its a good listen.

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Great mix by Vera! Love the whole euro-disco sound to it all. Just rolls along and keeps your head boppin. All the sounds mingle with each other perfectly, especially the bassline that holds it all together.. Another great track, keep it up!

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Awwwww! Great stuff! I listen to it in my car, full volume, Mega Bass and the windows down! Reminds me of early 90's euro-pop styles... or Chris Hülsbeck's works... actually Chris Hülsbeck's works DO sound like early 90's euro-pop... lol... whateva

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Synths are classic Amiga style. You can definately hear the mod feel in it. I liked it a lot! I'm trying to vision what this would sound like on an XM arrangement for a more gamey feel :) 8.5/10

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I love the fact that chorus has synth, bells and brass playing off one another..

whereas the verse is öh öh-öh-öh öh öh-öh--öh!

Sounds great and grabs the ear!

(Jouni, oisko tarvetta saada huippu skeba-raitoja? Voisin mahdollisesti auttaa)

-Taika

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I just can't help listening to this over and over again. It's up there with the Turrican 2 and Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge 2 remixes (also found on this site).

There aren't enough classic Amiga tunes on here.

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Lot of interesting textures and melodies throughout, this mix is very good despite a few significant flaws. First, it is overly treble heavy, giving it an ultra-compressed sound. Also, there is a synth in there that is Ba-ba-ba-bad. You'll know it when you hear it. Pretty annoying, but there is enough going on otherwise to take attention away from it. The ethereal synths and electro sounds are really strong, and there is a pretty nice synth brass as well.

A little heavy on the cheese, but worth a download for sure.

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This is my favorite track of all ocremixes. I'm all into the whole euro 90's mix and this one does it for me. This song really gets me going in the morning and even more at the gym. I'm not much of a song critic, but whenever the song starts up I'm bouncin off the walls :D

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Lower orchestral hits sounds too slow and some spaceship effects are slightly louder than the rest, but it is surely top notch stuff from Mark Vera.

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There are quite a few interesting textures in this mix, and the overall melody is pretty cool. I'm not too crazy about the 'vocals' throughout the mix. They're more of a distraction than anything. The string attacks seem slow, so it takes some time between the beat and when their sound comes in.

The textures and sounds used throughout, along with a fun bassline really help bring this back on track. Worth a listen in my opinion, but up to you whether or not it's one to keep.

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Yeah, the brass/orchestral elements surely sound quite cheesy and that vocal-ish lead may throw some people off, but I honestly think they work pretty fine with the rest of instrumentation, so I'm definitely getting some cool old-school synthwave vibes from this one :) Really love the slightly melancholic yet heroic and even sci-fi atmosphere of this track!

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