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#1 djpretzel

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 04:32 AM

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

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 04:51 AM

Hey, I love it. I'm glad it got accepted. This is my favorite theme from Chrono Trigger. YAY!
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Posted 27 September 2004 - 04:52 AM

Oh wow...this is superb. The 'mellow' feeling of it is very relaxing, and the...dammit, I have no knowedge of musical terms, but the change that happens at 1:33 was very, very superb and I just stopped what I was doing and just listened.

Great work, Neil.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 04:57 AM

This is great. I love it. A more perfect TFAT mix I could not have wished for.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 05:28 AM

Although this song isn't pushing the envolope from a technical standpoint, I find it exploding with emotion and all around good feeling that is hard to deny.

I can't stress it enough, emotion exploding everywhere.

Kudos on your first submission Neil, I hope to hear more from you in the future.
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Posted 27 September 2004 - 05:43 AM

wa ow. definitely has that warm feelin.
im glad it got accepted. good job neil.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 05:44 AM

Why is there a panel?

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 05:52 AM

The mellow acoustic sound is great. It may not be anything new, but it sure is nice to just kick back and listen to
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Posted 27 September 2004 - 06:00 AM

Very well done, and though it does not deviate from the original too much - what it DOES do is add a lost of emotional value to the piece. Some diversity was also added, making it very much worth it. Overall, I like it quite a bit.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 06:05 AM

Very well done, Neil. I'm very impressed.

This is by far my favorite track from Chrono Trigger.. the game itself has some incredible sentimental meaning to me and my own personal life, believe it or not. I'd be here all day explaining that, however.

Let's just say that I'm incredibly moved, and relieved that someone has finally made a submission for TFAT and got it past the judges. My heart is at ease.

I look forward to hearing more pieces from you, and hoping to see others take a shot at TFAT. :)

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 06:47 AM

This piece simply KICKS ASS.

I'm sorry. I'm biased. I love Acustic guitars and I love this song. I hate it when people make their own piece and borrow from the original remix.

It's like making some crappy spinach and tossing some M&Ms in there for the hell of it. The M&Ms taste good but they don't go that well with the spinach nor do they make up with the spinach.

I'm really really suprised that this piece got rejected. I'm not dissapointed with any part of it. This SOUNDS typical of Yatsunori Mitsuda as a mellow ending track.

I still think that the sound quality is a little bit sketchy. Some of the complimentary sounds to the guitar are a little bit too sharp.

Oh, well, still kicks ass.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 06:53 AM

90 percent... 91... 92... Hehhhe- DL'in... and I'm really kind of excited as even on SNES sound it's still a long time personal favorite, hopeful song... and now for listening...



Very uplifting... wonderfully done. Huge props to the Square sound cast for the ground work and for you doing this already great song a most appreciated justice.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 07:08 AM

Great piece. It'll be an incredible day when webspace and bandwidth gets cheap enough so that websites like ocr can't let on nearly any mix. Maybe then they could just label some "editor's choice" and install a user grading system or something...

Again, good work.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 07:45 AM

I'm really really suprised that this piece got rejected.

This isn't the rejected version.

It'll be an incredible day when webspace and bandwidth gets cheap enough so that websites like ocr can't let on nearly any mix. Maybe then they could just label some "editor's choice" and install a user grading system or something...

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 10:11 AM

Only a part or two where the notes sound a bit delayed or off that makes me wonder. But I like this one.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 12:10 PM

OK, so this is one of the best emotional/'get you into the song' pieces. I was pulled in almost instantly and caught myself swaying back and forth to it. It's one of those pieces that's repititious, but you just don't give a damn because it grabs you.

But, I don't honestly see why there's so much hype. The only thing I see that's really outstanding is that such few notes/instruments could cause such an effect. From about 2:50 to 3:30 you lose me (notice that's a little after it goes real quiet; you kinda lose me there every time). A horrible note on 3:32 that just sticks in my side. Piece picks up by the end with a little more energy than before, but I still have that captivated feel.

It is still an impressive mix, that subconciously I was lulled, but not mastered very well. Still, great job.
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Posted 27 September 2004 - 12:20 PM

Damn, this one is really...whow...
I love the original song, and this really emotional one did make me smile over the whole time of the song.
There's nothing more to say than 'Good Job Neil...'

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 01:05 PM

Awesome job man, one of the best remixes Ive heard of this track, keep up the good work and hope to hear more of your stuff in the future. The acoustic guitar was a nice choice of instrument for this song gave it a very "warm" feel.
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Posted 27 September 2004 - 01:48 PM

Great piece. It'll be an incredible day when webspace and bandwidth gets cheap enough so that websites like ocr can't let on nearly any mix. Maybe then they could just label some "editor's choice" and install a user grading system or something...

Again, good work.


Bandwidth and webspace is not the prime reason OCR doesn't post everything we get. :roll:

Anyway, nice job Neil. I liked your piece for the most part. Some iffy spots melodically and harmonically in the third minute, but overall, nice work.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 02:28 PM

This mix is AWESOME! Congrats on finally getting it up, Neil.
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