Posted 2013-08-01, evaluated by djpretzel
More magnificent Mega Man from Mr. Molina!! Sir_NutS' last mixpost from 2011 was his first since 2005, but I'm glad to see a follow-up in the form of this classic 1980's electronica WCRG entry, the title of which he really took to heart:
"Yelloooo dudes! What's Crackalacking? Sir_NutS here and I'm like totally submitting a new song for you guys to check out, It's the Jam!
So like for this song I totally went back to the past (I stole a time machine from Doulifee. Word!) to get some totally tubular sounds. So like, for the synths I snatched this Juno-106 from some crazy dude in a Karate Gi (the dude was like bouncing all over the place! fricking mental!) then I "borrowed" a linn drum machine from some dutch guys wearing some totally gnarly jackets. So I was like totally ready to make some bitchin' mixes when DarkeSword started this Mega Man compo.
So like I went and did a mix for that compo with my new bangin' equipment and it was like THE BOMB but still missing something, can you relate? so then I had like the most totally awesome idea of plugging in brand new NES I bought before coming back to the present to get some tubular sound and BAM! I had a totally rad mix in my hands! Dope!"
Reminds me a little of Anti-Syne's 'J-E-N-O-V-A' mix due to the explicit & pervasive genre/decade homage going on' - and for rockin' out. For some reason reading the above role-playing submission comments made me think simultaneously of TMNT and the infamous powerglove scene from The Wizard - and that can only be a good thing. An upbeat octave-jumpin' bassline anchors the whole production, with plenty of oscillator-syncin', LFO-modulatin' synth lead action, FMish bell patches, electronic drums, and a general overall 80's sheen & hygiene to the mastering. The artist really went all-out for the 80's vibe; sometimes a mix only vaguely channels music from the decade, sometimes it's a hybrid, but in this case it feels really uniformly authentic. Stick it right in the middle of a playlist filled with New Order or Flock of Seagulls and see if anyone notices :) Fantastic work integrating the themes & keeping the arrangement interesting - at just under three minutes, I probably could have used a little more, but as-is the mix certainly doesn't overstay its welcome, and every second is indeed tubular. And perhaps dudical as well, which is saying a lot. Great stuff from Sir_NutS, who proves that his mental time machine has a very effective & groovy flux capacitor!
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Sources Arranged (2 Songs, 2 Games)
- Primary Game:
Mega Man 10 (Capcom, 2010, WII)
Music by Akari Kaida, Hiroki Isogai, Ippo Yamada, Makoto Tomozawa, Manami Matsumae, Mari Yamaguchi, Minae Fujii, Ryo Kawakami, Shusaku Uchiyama, Yasuaki Fujita, Yu Shimoda, Yuko Takehara
- "Abandoned Memory (Dr. Wily Stage 1)"
- Additional Game:
Mega Man 6 (Nintendo, 1993, NES)
Music by Yuko Takehara
- "Blizzard Man Stage"
- Electronic, Synth
- Origin > Competition
Time > Tempo: Fast
- 4,385,886 bytes
- Size: 4,385,886 bytes
- MD5 Checksum: f41e954c58f991070d170e8b573d46f7
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