Posted 2017-08-02, evaluated by Chimpazilla
From OceansAndrew (Andrew Luers) comes a soaring, uplifting rock arrangement of "Flight" from Xenogears, made on request for a backer of our Balance and Ruin kickstarter:
"This was done for the request album, and was a somewhat typical rock track with synths, though I tried a lot of new production techniques, and tried to get a better drumspace than usual. Intro is actually source. The guitar part is playing the timpani from the intro. :-) The theme itself is very dramatic and majestic, and captures the feeling of being aloft. I tried to keep that feeling throughout, and give the mood of being on board a moving airship."
Good feelings all around; while it has some heavy-ish chugs in there, this is actually a pretty friendly & inspirational arrangement which makes some creative decisions but still retains the core feel/mojo. Clean, crisp production, good dynamics with especially solid impact on drums and bass, plus enough structural changes to avoid repetition = win. Chimpazilla writes:
"Fun take on an epic source, great performances! Slight nitpick about unhumanized strings from 1:32 to 1:58, otherwise, sounds great to me!"
Didn't bug me, but don't disagree either. I love how positive & energetic this mix is; definitely rocking a j-pop/anime aesthetic, intentionally or otherwise, and is in keeping with brOA's fondness for major-key, motivational melodies. Want more mixes like this? Check out OverClocked University's Spring Break DJ Set for a whole album's worth. Great stuff, excellent to see longstanding requests being filled, Xeno-anything is always a pleasure, and since I've been having a bad week (or two), I know I personally could use some uplifting & inspiring power rock!
on 2017-08-03 05:18:41
This is an enjoyable take on the source material. It is rocking and energetic, but at the same time it has this nice floaty, even gentle quality. I did like how the outro emphasized that 'gentle' aspect of the track. Nice work on changing the timpani to guitar as well!
on 2017-08-02 17:15:51
Sweet mix! One of my favorite tracks from Xenogears, and it's about time that someone did a power rock version of the song!
on 2017-08-02 15:03:10
Holy crap, my mind is blown away. This track is certainly what I needed. I love me some energetic uplifting goodness. Bravo, OA, you knocked it out of the park as always!
on 2017-08-01 12:58:57
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- Energetic, Happy
- Electric Guitar, Strings, Synth
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