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Deathtank
11-24-2006, 10:32 PM
There have been so many cool games remix projects like Metroid's, Sonic 2 and 3's, Street Fightes's, so I think Final Fantasy VI (3 in the USA) deserves one.
Watcha think? :roll:

Doulifée
11-24-2006, 10:43 PM
there are too many project around lately. I think it's better to wait before starting anything.

siven7
11-24-2006, 10:45 PM
I would totally be in for a FFVI remix project - hands down, no questions asked.

Xenon Odyssey
11-24-2006, 10:55 PM
there are too many project around lately. I think it's better to wait before starting anything.

As discussed in one of the project threads (I believe the DKC2 one in ReQuests), there will ALWAYS be projects going on. It all depends on the timing.

BUT, it also depends on if it's an OCR one or not. There are 14 OCR Site Projects in the works currently; and it will remain 14 after FF7 gets released due to Taucer going forth with the DKC2 one.

While over at OLR we only have 3 8). We need more people to do more massive projects!

The Coop
11-24-2006, 10:55 PM
While I believe it would be very popular project, I personally think FF VI (and Square games in general) get enough attention from remixers as it is. I'd rather see projects for games that get left behind a lot, than projects for games that've been covered more than the OJ trial and Michael Richards' flip out.

zircon
11-24-2006, 10:59 PM
The FF7 project is pretty enormous, but once we finish it, I'd like to turn to another popular OST and see what can be done. In the case of FF7, even though there are lots of ReMixes out there from it, the vast majority of the soundtrack was untouched. Not quite so w/ FF6... it would have to be a themed project or at least not just a "remix anything you want in any style" kinda deal.

Either way, not gonna happen for a bit, I'd say.

Dyne
11-24-2006, 11:02 PM
Honestly, it would be nice to see an FFVI Project, however, since the FFVII project headed by Zircon is still being worked on, I think it should wait until at least January. Personally, I'd like to see a Megaman X and Megaman Zero remix project. Seperately, of course.

Those would rock.

Fishy
11-24-2006, 11:05 PM
There are loads of other games that would deserve a project which have barely been touched at all. Personally, I'd be much more glad to see a Toejam and earl project or a shadow of the colosus one maybe.

Geoffrey Taucer
11-24-2006, 11:14 PM
I'd be much more glad to see a Toejam and earl project

Oh fuck yes.

Only problem is everybody would fight over who gets to remix the main theme.

KyleJCrb
11-24-2006, 11:59 PM
I think there are enough FF6 remixes out there that a project would be completely unnecessary. Of course, I thought the same thing about FF7...But I'm willing to give zircon the benefit of the doubt in that case. :P

Fishy
11-25-2006, 12:00 AM
Tauce: I really don't know why theres only one remix from that series. Incredibly funky stuff. I'm busy, but if there isn't one given a few months, I will end up running one.

The Author
11-25-2006, 12:01 AM
Do a Lufia 2 project.

Lots of remixable songs on that one.

Barnsalot
11-25-2006, 12:06 AM
Do a Lufia 2 project.

Lots of remixable songs on that one.
That actually would be a good remix project. It's got a great soundtrack that just doesn't get enough lovin'.

Less Ashamed Of Self
11-25-2006, 01:14 AM
FF6? Really?

The 51 remixes we have aren't enough?

avaris
11-25-2006, 01:39 AM
Do a Lufia 2 project.

Lots of remixable songs on that one.
That actually would be a good remix project. It's got a great soundtrack that just doesn't get enough lovin'.

diddo

Eon_Blue
11-25-2006, 01:47 AM
FF6? Really?

The 51 remixes we have aren't enough?

I think there's a pretty significant difference between a bunch of standalone remixes and a collaborative effort to remix a series of tracks from a particular game. I enjoyed the 'theme' that Relics had (but that was because the project was pretty much just Prot masturbating through fruityloops), and Chrono Symphonic had a common trait throughout the album (the whole symphonic thing duh).

I think the weakest part of KiC was that it was essentially what all projects typically become - just a bunch of remixes from the same game. Binnie did a good job trying to relate the first track to the next with crossfading or whatever, but that was pretty much it. Each mixer picked a song, went their seperate ways for a year, and all the songs were tossed together under one album name in the end.

The idea with projects should really be a bunch of remixers working *together* to achieve a common goal - instead of parting ways at the start. And I think that's where the draw of organizing a project comes from - rather than simply paying tribute to a particular game's soundtrack, the fact that a group of people - essentially strangers - can organize to remix a project from start to finish is a pretty cool thing.

I guess my point is that the project isn't really all about just the music. I say the more projects, the merrier - But rather than just *enter game name* : REMIX PROJECT, I think more interesting themes or goals should become part of more projects.

zircon
11-25-2006, 05:06 AM
I don't know, Eon. KiC is still considered by a lot of people to be the best project on the site. There's something to be said for just a high quality collection of ReMixes from a game soundtrack. I liked RotC as much as the next guy, but KiC had a certain magic to it - a combination of the mixers involved and a really great soundtrack. I'm going for that same sort of thing with Voices of the Lifestream. You're going to hear classical guitar, breakbeat, drum n' bass, synth metal, new age, solo piano, the works. But I think the mix of styles is what's going to make the project strong.

But the most important thing about a project is that you end up covering themes that would probably not get touched normally. Ok, we have 51 FF6 ReMixes on the site. How many people have covered Spinach Rag? Mines of Narshe? Locke's Theme? Mt. Koltz? Cyan's Theme? The Unforgiven? The Serpent Trench? Under Martial Law? Metamorphosis? Any of the opera themes? Johnny C. Bad? Blackjack? Gogo's Theme? SLAM SHUFFLE?! Frickin SLAM SHUFFLE!

I mean, geez! There's so much great music on there that hasn't been touched.

Sir_NutS
11-25-2006, 02:02 PM
I don't know, Eon. KiC is still considered by a lot of people to be the best project on the site. There's something to be said for just a high quality collection of ReMixes from a game soundtrack. I liked RotC as much as the next guy, but KiC had a certain magic to it - a combination of the mixers involved and a really great soundtrack. I'm going for that same sort of thing with Voices of the Lifestream. You're going to hear classical guitar, breakbeat, drum n' bass, synth metal, new age, solo piano, the works. But I think the mix of styles is what's going to make the project strong.

But the most important thing about a project is that you end up covering themes that would probably not get touched normally. Ok, we have 51 FF6 ReMixes on the site. How many people have covered Spinach Rag? Mines of Narshe? Locke's Theme? Mt. Koltz? Cyan's Theme? The Unforgiven? The Serpent Trench? Under Martial Law? Metamorphosis? Any of the opera themes? Johnny C. Bad? Blackjack? Gogo's Theme? SLAM SHUFFLE?! Frickin SLAM SHUFFLE!

I mean, geez! There's so much great music on there that hasn't been touched.

I did mines of narshe once. In fact it was the first mix I submitted... 3 or 4 years ago.

Deathtank
11-25-2006, 06:02 PM
I don't know, Eon. KiC is still considered by a lot of people to be the best project on the site. There's something to be said for just a high quality collection of ReMixes from a game soundtrack. I liked RotC as much as the next guy, but KiC had a certain magic to it - a combination of the mixers involved and a really great soundtrack. I'm going for that same sort of thing with Voices of the Lifestream. You're going to hear classical guitar, breakbeat, drum n' bass, synth metal, new age, solo piano, the works. But I think the mix of styles is what's going to make the project strong.

But the most important thing about a project is that you end up covering themes that would probably not get touched normally. Ok, we have 51 FF6 ReMixes on the site. How many people have covered Spinach Rag? Mines of Narshe? Locke's Theme? Mt. Koltz? Cyan's Theme? The Unforgiven? The Serpent Trench? Under Martial Law? Metamorphosis? Any of the opera themes? Johnny C. Bad? Blackjack? Gogo's Theme? SLAM SHUFFLE?! Frickin SLAM SHUFFLE!

I mean, geez! There's so much great music on there that hasn't been touched.

Good point, of course, with such a huge quantity and quality of songs, a remix project of FF VI wouldnt be ready soon but Im glad people who know how to remix are interested in it as a future project.

DarkCecil13
11-29-2006, 07:40 AM
I too would be interested in writing music for an FF6 project soundtrack. Although, I'd prefer to see an FF4 project soundtrack because FF4 tends to be under-remixed compared to FF6. mmm... leap into the darkness.

avaris
11-30-2006, 04:49 AM
I too would be interested in writing music for an FF6 project soundtrack. Although, I'd prefer to see an FF4 project soundtrack because FF4 tends to be under-remixed compared to FF6. mmm... leap into the darkness.

Despite being a wicked popular game FF4 is under-remixed. There are tons of wicked good sources off of FF4 no one has ever touched. There are also lots of good tunes from FF6 too, like Cyan's theme.

skenter4
01-23-2007, 10:26 PM
I am a listener, not a remixer. (Though I wish I was)

I am a forum noob, for the most part.

But, I must admit, FFVI has the most solid soundtrack in the entire series, in my opinion. Yes, the site has plenty of remixes on it, but to form a pure project on the soundtrack, I think, would be a shining achievement to the the remixers who work on it.

Mustin
01-23-2007, 11:28 PM
I think there's a pretty significant difference between a bunch of standalone remixes and a collaborative effort to remix a series of tracks from a particular game. I enjoyed the 'theme' that Relics had (but that was because the project was pretty much just Prot masturbating through fruityloops), and Chrono Symphonic had a common trait throughout the album (the whole symphonic thing duh).

I think the weakest part of KiC was that it was essentially what all projects typically become - just a bunch of remixes from the same game. Binnie did a good job trying to relate the first track to the next with crossfading or whatever, but that was pretty much it. Each mixer picked a song, went their seperate ways for a year, and all the songs were tossed together under one album name in the end.

The idea with projects should really be a bunch of remixers working *together* to achieve a common goal - instead of parting ways at the start. And I think that's where the draw of organizing a project comes from - rather than simply paying tribute to a particular game's soundtrack, the fact that a group of people - essentially strangers - can organize to remix a project from start to finish is a pretty cool thing.

I guess my point is that the project isn't really all about just the music. I say the more projects, the merrier - But rather than just *enter game name* : REMIX PROJECT, I think more interesting themes or goals should become part of more projects.

I don't know, Eon. KiC is still considered by a lot of people to be the best project on the site. There's something to be said for just a high quality collection of ReMixes from a game soundtrack. I liked RotC as much as the next guy, but KiC had a certain magic to it - a combination of the mixers involved and a really great soundtrack. I'm going for that same sort of thing with Voices of the Lifestream. You're going to hear classical guitar, breakbeat, drum n' bass, synth metal, new age, solo piano, the works. But I think the mix of styles is what's going to make the project strong.

But the most important thing about a project is that you end up covering themes that would probably not get touched normally. Ok, we have 51 FF6 ReMixes on the site. How many people have covered Spinach Rag? Mines of Narshe? Locke's Theme? Mt. Koltz? Cyan's Theme? The Unforgiven? The Serpent Trench? Under Martial Law? Metamorphosis? Any of the opera themes? Johnny C. Bad? Blackjack? Gogo's Theme? SLAM SHUFFLE?! Frickin SLAM SHUFFLE!

I mean, geez! There's so much great music on there that hasn't been touched.


Best posts ever. I totally agree with both somehow. Which doesn't make sense. But I love them.

Dyne
01-24-2007, 03:55 AM
Honestly, if you're going to do a Remix Project, I'd like to suggest something like Phantasy Star or one of the Megaman X series. In fact, there really aren't many remixes for the Megaman X series.

HoboKa
02-02-2007, 01:07 AM
I think there are enough FF6 remixes out there that a project would be completely unnecessary. Of course, I thought the same thing about FF7...But I'm willing to give zircon the benefit of the doubt in that case. :P

I second that thought...they could "make" a project just by compiling all of the FF6 remixes they currently have into a big giant Taurent lol :D

HoboKa
02-02-2007, 01:08 AM
Honestly, if you're going to do a Remix Project, I'd like to suggest something like Phantasy Star or one of the Megaman X series. In fact, there really aren't many remixes for the Megaman X series.

Yeah Megaman X 1 or 2 project would be very sexy :D

Dhsu
02-02-2007, 01:45 AM
I am a listener, not a remixer. (Though I wish I was)

I am a forum noob, for the most part.

But, I must admit, FFVI has the most solid soundtrack in the entire series, in my opinion. Yes, the site has plenty of remixes on it, but to form a pure project on the soundtrack, I think, would be a shining achievement to the the remixers who work on it.
Whoa, way to necropost.

MaliceX
02-02-2007, 05:12 AM
The main issue we have with the said 'amount' of remixes in the site library, it's mainly like at least 3 renditions of one song, and we all know Terra's theme has been over-done.

But then again, there's the whole deal with the other FF games having pretty damned good songs yet no one wants to remix or reimagine those songs. (I bet Uematsu didn't have that much time to think about each song, yet capable of coming up with something grandiose straight out of his ass at the time..)

Which comes to my conclusion, if not FFVI, how about a Noob Umetsu, I mean, Nobuo Uematsu tribute project instead?

Dhsu
02-02-2007, 06:22 AM
Yeah, it's called OCR. ;)

MaliceX
02-02-2007, 06:24 AM
No, I mean one in the sense of how that Tim and Geoff Follin project is going.