Jump to content

listening choices

Patrick Burns

Recommended Posts

I'm curious

Please respond with the appropriate number (regarding remixes posted on OCR)


I listen to most songs posted these days, regardless of the game or artist


I listen to a song only if I know the game/series music or if I like the artist (mostly)


other (explain)

I must admit I fall into the number 2 category. Yes, I am a bona fide piece of shit, and I'm curious as to how many other people are (generally).

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1, but that almost goes without saying.

I feel anyone who has any other listening habit at OCR other than option 1 misses out on a lot of good, free stuff.

I have to agree, but I cant deny my habits. Ironically, I'm listening to Mark Vera's Medieval Magic track as I write now. It's one of my favs, but I've never played the game Wizardry. I only know of it because I heard it on your show, but I was only listening to the show for the prot interview :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 for everything posted nowadays.

2 for the rest.

I feel the quality standards have risen to a level where, for the most part, the new remixes are enjoyable as a standalone piece of music, regardless of nostalgic reasons.

Pretty much. If I had been a two, I would've missed awesomely creative mixes like Dark Butz, Tragedy of a Bullet, Larry's Funky House of Lowe, Last Night a DJ Kidnapped Mallow, and Yellow Valkyrie, to name a few off the top of my head.

I still haven't really perused the entire OC library, though. Mainly because it's kind of harder to enjoy the older remixes sans nostalgia (by old, I mean 2000-2001.)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I'm kind of floating between 1 and 2. I suppose I lean more towards 2, but I try to read the writeup for just about everything at least to see if it sounds interesting. I also occasionally go diving through the pages of old remixes to see what I can find, regardless of what game it's in, who remixed it, or how old it is. I've found some gems that way.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I was going to say 2, because that's what I look for when I come here...

But then I realized I'm more of a one seeing as I spent an entire day going from A-Z by games and listening to whatever sounded cool (didn't make it past L or M, I forget which)

Now thinking about it though, I'm more a 3, I'm picky with the songs that I know how they should sound, so it pretty much has to be almost perfect for me to pick it up. But if it's a song from a game that I don't know and I listen to them, I don't know how they should sound, so if it's in my taste I usually pick it up. I make avid use of the ReMix roulette at the bottom of the home page, just to hear something new (unless they're all songs I've heard before), if it's cool/interesting/different, and I don't know the game, I might pick it up.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.


×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...