Posted 2011-05-11, evaluated by djpretzel
Not enough SMW2 mixes, folks!!
World needs more of 'em. Even AFTER this spooky-funky chiptro mix by Insert Rupee, Mario's first outing on the SNES will STILL have twice as many mixes on OCR as its sequel. At least Ben & Drew have chipped in with an arrangement of the same theme that Palpable ReMixed back in 2007. The dynamic duo write:
Benjamin Briggs: "Very soon after starting this mix, we hit a brick wall and quit. A few weeks later Drew decided that what we had was good enough to finish up, and I (reluctantly) agreed. I'm glad I did, because what we ended up with here is pretty damn neat. I think the combination of electro/chiptune elements and gratuitous in-game sound effects all add up to a remix that pays tribute to "old school" OCR quite well. Hope you love it!"
halc: "I've always found it a little confusing as to why there are so few Yoshi's Island mixes on the site - the soundtrack is brilliant, and this theme in particular is definitely a favorite, so I'm glad we were able to give it some love. As Ben mentioned, finishing this one up was a bit of an uphill battle compared to our other collaborations (which for the most part have gone quite smoothly), but I love the way it came together; it's a chronicle of Yoshi and Baby Mario's perilous journey through Baby Bowser's fortress.. and the Boos are out for blood."
What Drew said; the source material is a breath of fresh air, because it's simultaneously a very familiar theme AND one that doesn't get much attention, like the overall OST. While Vinnie's take was electronica as well, the two arrangements are quite different; besides the aforementioned chippiness, there's more in-game FX here. If after playing the game you were haunted by the (...annoying?) cries of Baby Mario, well... Insert Rupee are here to haunt you some more ;) This mix is less about transformation into any sort of traditional electronica structures and more about embracing the sinister, careening jig of it all & unabashedly putting the in-game FX up in your business. DEFINITELY makes me wanna go back and play the game, which is always a compliment to the artists; VERY glad halc pushed towards finishing this ReMix, which is unique among their work & a great tribute to a great soundtrack!
on 2015-12-10 13:37:01
on 2012-01-06 21:21:32
on 2011-12-23 09:13:22
on 2011-12-20 10:27:40
on 2011-07-19 15:35:36
on 2011-06-26 15:23:06
on 2011-06-03 17:17:26
on 2011-05-19 17:04:30
on 2011-05-14 16:15:40
on 2011-05-14 16:11:11
on 2011-05-13 17:35:56
on 2011-05-12 18:39:59
on 2011-05-12 08:36:28
on 2011-05-12 02:49:40
on 2011-05-11 23:52:24
Sources Arranged (1 Song)
- Primary Game:
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (Nintendo, 1995, SNES)
Music by Koji Kondo
- "Castle & Fortress"
- Chiptune, Electronic, In-game FX, Synth
- 4,320,082 bytes
- Size: 4,320,082 bytes
- MD5 Checksum: 47c4bee02ffd7c1b85730d0725d90487
Right-click one of the mirror links below and select "Save Link As" or "Save Target As"!!
Help us save bandwidth - using our torrents saves us bandwidth and lets you download multiple mixes as a single download. Use the tracker below and scroll for more information, or visit http://bt.ocremix.org directly, and please don't forget to help us seed!!
Follow OC ReMix on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube! Don't miss the latest ReMixes, albums and news!Follow @ocremix
Page generated Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:11:16 +0000 in 0.0411 seconds
All compositions, arrangements, images, and trademarks are copyright their
respective owners. Original content is copyright OverClocked ReMix, LLC. For information on RSS and
and the FAQ available there for information about the
site's history, features, and policies. Contact David W.
Lloyd (djpretzel), webmaster, with feedback or questions not answered there.