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OCR03281 - Aquaria "Prayer for the Azure Waters"

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A very intimate remix, which perfectly fits this season. The choice of instruments is great here -- love how you chose them and put them together. The mood is quite relaxing and chilly -- nice atmosphere (much needed when you wake up at 4:30 AM to work on some university stuff, ouch). Clean production as well. Congrats to Garpo for his mixpost! :) -- hope to see more from you soon. ;)

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Time for my first post-Mixpost post!  

I've waited YEARS to say that!! :)

 

It's been a trip but OCR has been the primary driving force to improving my production skills. Been a fan of the site and community since 2005 and started actively remixing and assembling my studio in 2010.  Feels great to finally be over that bar.  

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Hell yeah dude! Grats on your first mixpost. I'm sure it's been a long time comin'!

To speak just about the mix alone, I'm totally feelin' the Enya new-age vibe. That guitar is, I don't think I can use any other words than Chimp: It's sweet.
Very mellow, very smooth, good production. I'm feelin' some deep feels here. Great job dude. :)

Lookin' forward to the next. 

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I think this kind of evokes a hometown-like feel (y'know, like the ones discussed in the "town themes" thread) due to the acoustic guitar, flute, and overall 'welcoming' vibe. I didn't find this repetitive at all, actually; just the right length. The production is only mildly problematic (a little midrange-heavy); not enough to really have much to complain about in this context. Congrats on the mixpost! Keep on improving!

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Grats on the mixpost!

This mix has a super relaxing, chill feel to it that actually suits the holiday season really well, sorta giving a sense of magic and warmth. The ocean waves were a little out of place in context of the season, but they fit really well with the mix itself. The guitar enters in a bit heavily, but after that it fit well, except for a couple rough transitions. Overall, this track felt consistently fresh and made the 4 minutes feel a lot shorter than they actually were :)

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Congrats on the mixpost Gar! I'm not familiar with this game or source tune at all, but wow this is a beautiful piece of music. Everything just fits together so well, the guitar, flute, pads, etc. to create a very soothing and relaxing atmosphere. I love it!

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Definitely makes me want to return to this great game. I remember playing it and going, 'wow, indie games are awesome'. What a sense of exploration and wonder Aquaria's music evoked. Great story too - really wish they'd come out with a sequel! This remix really captures and enhances on the feel of the original.

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6 hours ago, WesternZypher said:

Definitely makes me want to return to this great game. I remember playing it and going, 'wow, indie games are awesome'. What a sense of exploration and wonder Aquaria's music evoked. Great story too - really wish they'd come out with a sequel! This remix really captures and enhances on the feel of the original.

Yea i had the same experience with Aquaria.  I didn't think much of what was going on in the indie-dev scene until I played this game.  I haven't checked it out yet but I heard that there is some kind of fan continuation of the game over on the bit-blot forums. Still hoping for a legit sequel tho.

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This is gorgeous, Gar. The flute and airy chorus playing alongside the softly-strummed guitar while gliding over the ocean waves makes me really want to listen to this while drifting in a small boat at night with the Northern Lights overhead. Gentle, relaxing, and peaceful, this is Winter mysticism in music form and I think this is the perfect kind of ReMix to lay back and listen to in order to remove a lot of stress by listening and forgetting all else. Love it.

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