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OCR02014 - Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 'Utopia'

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All I have to say is the guitar performance, arranging, and production, is all orgasmic. Cheers, this is one incredible song. A bit too short for me but holy tighty-whities is it sexy while it goes on.

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Could have been a ton better with a microphoned acoustic instead of plugged in, but it is a very good arrangement. It's a very enjoyable song and a good concept. I'm a big fan of acoustic music and I'm happy they let this one through.

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*Tear* Beautiful, simply beautiful. As a huge Zelda fan, this is one of the few remixes which makes my heart throttle with excitement and give me goosebumps as I listen to it.

One of my favorite recent remixes and perhaps in my top 10 favorite Zelda remixes of all time, next to remixes such as CHM's 15-minute epic cover of ALttP's soundtrack, "Unsealed". The original track is really epic yet sadly unappreciated in terms of getting remixed.

Been a fan of this piece since the DoD entry, and it makes me happy to see that OCR accepted it despite being somewhat conservative. The acoustic guitars sound amazing, and your playing is incredible. I'm such a sucker for this type of music, but it really does sound great. Love the improvisation towards the end...really fits the original track nicely.

Keep it up with the acoustic tracks, man. You really should make more of these.

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Been playing this over and over since the DoD submission. Great stuff: beautiful arrangement and fantastic guitar work.

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Fantastic. I'd like to hear more remix arrangements with this style and this amount of overflowing quality. Well done, very well done, but certainly not long enough. Looping doesn't do it justice :(

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Great to see Harjawaldar finally getting a mix posted here! I've followed him on DoD, and while I prefer his more rockin' mixes, this is a pretty good one too. Slow and simple, just like the source.

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I think Tepid already proved that acoustic guitar and Zelda 3 are more than a little compatible. Tepid's cover was one of my favourites...

but GOD DAMN.

If every mix on this site was this classy I would have that OCR tattoo by now.

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Loved when came out on DoD, good work!

What he said!

I remember hearing this before actually talking to Mads when Tony referred him to me as a good artist to ask to join a project, and when Dr. Manhattan sent him my email.

It's a convincing track that showcases Mads' acoustic guitar, and it's delicious! It shows some emotion, from the dark beginning to the more upbeat later section, the song has a feeling of progression to it that tugs at you some.

Great job, it sure deserved being in the top 3 for DoD that month!

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When I first listened I knew I had heard this before, that of course was the DoD version which I totally forgot about, which was quite a mistake on my part! Even though this isn't new (to a lot of people here anyway) it's still very awesome, the acoustic approach is perfect for this track, which I think probably takes a lot of people back to the early days of the snes.

At the same time, it conveys a little more peaceful sense than the original, the guitar is just so tranquil here, with some nice variations from the source which work perfectly towards the end.

I seem to recall it was nearly a year ago that I first heard this so it's very nice to see it make the cut here at OCR as well, no doubt in my mind that it belongs.

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Parts of this song reminded me of Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells I - side B. I'm showing my age here, but this song gave me a good feeling and left me reminiscing!

Beautifully done!

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Parts of this song reminded me of Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells I - side B.

Interesting, my father loves Tubular Bells, and I like it too (even if I don't know it very well). Maybe I'll search for these parts you said :)

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As close to the source as it was when it started, it branched out very well when it pasted that golden point. Acoustic guitar to me is like the solo-piano of guitars, so to hear a Zelda piece with it is beautiful. The sound came off crisp, and the arrangement was great once things kicked up. Love it.

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