ReMix: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess "The Torment of a Twili" 4:02

By Sentient Pulse

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ambient chill chiptune dubstep piano synth
Arranging the music of one song...

"Midna's Lament"

Primary Game: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Nintendo, 2006, WII), music by Asuka Hayazaki, Koji Kondo, Toru Minegishi

Posted 2016-10-05, evaluated by the judges panel


Newcomer Sentient Pulse (Brett D'Agostini) debuts on OCR with a pretty chill (for dubstep!) arrangement of Twilight Princess that starts mellower & builds from there:

"I am submitting my melodic dubstep remix of "Midna's Lament" from Twilight Princess. I have named it "The Torment of a Twili." Thank you for your time! Enjoy!"

Definite emphasis on melody, and while staple dubstep elements are present & accounted for, they're more interested in augmenting and supporting the lead than being rude or abrasive highlights. Some really nice filtering & layering work going on here, with intricate modulations that give the distant, simple piano motif an organic, swimming accompaniment. Liontamer writes:

"I was worried about the opening being so similar in instrumentation and tone to the original song, but it differentiates itself a lot once things kick in, as the others said. Loved the section using the more chippy elements the most, first isolated at 2:16. Later, at 3:16, I thought the opportunity was there for a more pronounced dynamic shift for the finish, but the wind-down at 3:44 worked nicely to mirror the close with the opening. Nice work, Brett! Short and sweet, count it."

Sir_NutS adds:

"Pretty good, dark and mysterious atmosphere. Production is solid, and the interpretation is there even if it sticks fairly close to the original. I would've liked to hear more variation on the dubstep bass parts, as it feels like small sections such as the pitched-down, off-beat filtered bass parts were reused one too many times. But the mix is big, and not too long to overstay its welcome."

While I agree that perhaps a bit more variation or even an original solo part could have been nice additions, I definitely found myself getting lost in this arrangement (in a good way) - the flow is strong, melody is front and center, dubstep bits are neat & dial things in just enough so that it's still a pretty chill ride, but with some fun twists & turns. Another great debut from another new artist - I enjoyed it, I feel like a lot of people (even folks not that into dubstep) will dig it, and I'm looking forward to hearing more from Brett!

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Discussion

Latest 5 comments/reviews; view the complete thread or post your own.
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MordantBlackmorrow
on 2017-05-12 19:38:26

I wasn't too sure how much I'd like this one, never played or heard anything from Twilight Princess. I found this track to actually be quite fun to listen to. I try to keep an open mind though and glad I clicked on this one. I always get wary when I see dubstep in a tag. I enjoyed this one however. Thanks for your beautiful contribution, looking forward to more.

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jnWake
on 2016-10-08 19:23:32

Love the rhytm going on here. It's hard to follow at first but when things kick in at 0:48 it becomes really damn good.
Also really like the chippy instrumentation.

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Uffe von Lauterbach
on 2016-10-08 17:32:02
On 10/6/2016 at 11:13 PM, DimeTower said:

Wait wait wait. A dubstep version that doesn't drown out the original melody from a melodic piece?! Fantastic! A well-executed vision by the remixer; I never lost the Legend of Zelda feel, but simultaneously enjoyed some of the work that you put over (under?) it. Enjoyable and thoughtful. A very nice debut!

Usually what melodic dubstep does.

Anyway, this track has a very dreamy trance feeling to it, which was enjoyable to listen to.

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DimeTower
on 2016-10-07 02:13:55

Wait wait wait. A dubstep version that doesn't drown out the original melody from a melodic piece?! Fantastic! A well-executed vision by the remixer; I never lost the Legend of Zelda feel, but simultaneously enjoyed some of the work that you put over (under?) it. Enjoyable and thoughtful. A very nice debut!

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Liontamer
on 2016-09-30 09:46:25

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

Sources Arranged (1 Song)


Primary Game:
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Nintendo, 2006, WII)
Music by Asuka Hayazaki, Koji Kondo, Toru Minegishi
Songs:
"Midna's Lament"

Tags (6)


Genre:
Ambient, Dubstep
Mood:
Chill
Instrumentation:
Chiptune, Piano, Synth
Additional:

File Information


Name:
Legend_of_Zelda_Twilight_Princess_The_Torment_of_a_Twili_OC_ReMix.mp3
Size:
6,365,750 bytes
MD5:
719752ce719b078d79cdd0ca7cab64ee
Bitrate:
207Kbps
Duration:
4:02

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