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Pirates of the Caribbean Trance Remix

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Hi all

This is a small demo of a project ive been kicking around the office for almost a year now.

I took the song "He's a Pirate" from Pirates of the Caribbean, and changed its many themes from 3/4 to 4/4, and then proceeded to throw it into a trance format.

The original song was written by Klaus Badelt, with some direction by Hans Zimmer...

wow.. look what i just found out, Disney just hired Tiesto to remix this song aswell. well.. damn...

http://www.hans-zimmer.com/fr/index.php

I HAD THE IDEA FIRST THOUGH! :(

ANYWAYS...

here it is, in its newer demo form:

http://www.siamey.com/files/02_A%20Pirates%20Life%20For%20Me.mp3

and also, the older version from about a year ago:

http://www.siamey.com/files/003_hes%20a%20pirate.mp3

ENJOY!

EDIT: No that is not a NordLead, that is a creation of my own using Subtractor. What a question... it sounds nothing like a NordLead!

EDIT

ok lets see... here are a couple of the rns files that served as my workshop

modified version of my pirates original pirates mix:

http://siamey.com/ocr/pirates.rns

Random other file i was building part of the melody in:http://siamey.com/ocr/piracy.rns

Latest incarnation of my remix (Same as posted above):

http://siamey.com/ocr/A%20Pirates%20Life%20For%20Me%20(rough%20cut).rns

if anyone is interested (zirc) in attempting the last part of the melody, which i haved 4/4'd yet, the source midi is somewhere in pirates.rns, towards the end. im gonna start on my 4/4ing of it sometime soon.

ANYWAYS feel free to mess with any of this stuff

ONE MORE EDIT

Most of the free refills that are needed for those songs are available at

http://www.siamey.com/refills

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I LOVE the percussion!!! The drawn-out intro is very appropriate and I love every second of it!

The main melody has been kicked around with a very interesting synth and I love the choice, or should I rather say 'creation.'

This song is absolutely incredible and I'm looking forward to more music from you. Thank you for the awesome mix!!! :D

~Nario

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A Siamey track. Now THAT's refreshing to see here. I like the bassline and the subtractor man. One thing: lower your compression a bit. (especially on the kick) The rest is all good. ;)

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Killer remix, that main synth is brutal, I love that gating effects you put on it, incredible. If you don't plan on finishing this then please, at the very least post the .rns file so someone else can, this stuff is nice.

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I just saw pirates 2, and I think even though this probably wouldn't go all that great in the actual movie that it still sounds really cool. I'm not really all that into trance / dance / house, but this is still neat to me.

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thanks guys!

i totally forgot i had posted this and i assumed the thread was dead.

i think ill work on this soon and hopefully finish it.

thanks for the kind words!

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This is pretty badass! The bass drum is a little too harsh like i think some people already said, but everything else is fuckin pro! The main synth is tight as hell, but you might want to keep it from ducking out as much, a LITTLE less ducking is all that is needed. Otherwise, I like your version quite a bit more than Tiesto's. :D FINISH IT!

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yeah yours is way better than the one on the pirates 2 soundtrack - the one on the soundtrack kinda really sucked cause it had like 5 mins of just some beat going and like 30secs to a min of the sctually song to be recongized - i hate when people think thats a remix - expecially one that gets on the soundtrack.

yours would be much more suited for an actual pirates movie

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Thanks guys!

Yea.. theres like 4 parts to the song, and I've remade the first 3 into 4/4 and made them work alright in a trancey environment, but the last part in "he's a pirate" I havent attempted yet cause its really epic in the original song and i dont know if i could do it justice in a remix.

I'm gonna go back and listen to the original alot today and see what i can do with it.

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I think if you turned that part of the melody into arpeggios it could work. I'll post an MP3 demo later.

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