Newcomer Kevin "Lorenzo" Sisk gives us our first ReMix from Terminator 2 on the NES, which mixes the memorable movie theme in with the original music from the game in an interesting sort of arrangement that transitions around quite a bit. The actual, sampled 8-bit percussion starts us out, with detuned synth falls, then a nice sorta funky bass comes in along with a solid beat. There's a slap bass and a saxophone that also enter; both of these acoustic emulations sound pretty artificial, but they do blend well with the background and don't sound out of place, per se, just synthetic. You can recognize the modified film theme in this first section, which then cuts out. The lo-bit NES percussion is used, this time at a different rhythm and tempo, as a segue into the second portion of the mix, which is a bit harder-edged and features rising synth arpeggios over a more industrial groove, with moving distorted electric guitars. The ending takes us back to a more mellow reprise of the notable movie tune. Sound-quality wise, some of the judges had some reservations about the bass hits and a couple other elements. As far as the arrangement goes, the drums were cited as not augmenting/expanding on the original NES percussion as much as they could have. This seemed to be the type of mix whose style either appeals to you or it doesn't; several of the judges were really rather positive, and while no one was too negative, the sound quality was a bigger factor for those that I would guess weren't as into the style. Malcos puts it well: "Hmmm... there's just something about this mix. It has a very distinctive style, and I suppose I am biased slightly because I like the theme. Nevertheless, he doesn't overuse it as I expected..." - I agree, the style is distinctive. In rearrangement, it actually sounds more reminiscent of a Yuzo Koshiro piece. I enjoyed certain parts more than others; I tend to have a hangup on transitions in pieces that vary so much, and wasn't particularly keen on the dropping out completely then coming back in via the drums. Bottom line is that the arrangement is really pretty cool, with a good sense of nostalgia to it, and varied as well. Some of the sounds aren't drop-dead gorgeous, but honestly I think this is the type of mix you like for its style, regardless. Really no way to know for yourself without checking it out; a predilection towards NES tracks and the T2 soundtrack won't hurt either, of course :) Good stuff from Mr. Sisk.
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Sources Arranged (1 Song)
- Primary Game:
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (LJN, 1992, NES)
Music by Geoff Follin, Tim Follin
- "Level 1 / Truckstop"
- 7,947,558 bytes
- Size: 7,947,558 bytes
- MD5 Checksum: d8edfbb68ee7af4e9149a72bc00ac4cf
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