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Hi, thanks for taking the time to listen to my WIP remix in the style of 90s happy hardcore.
Typically songs of this genre feature distorted kick drums, but I chose to go with a clean kick for this one, because I wanted a clean mix with several melodic tracks.
 
My main worry is that I may have strayed too far from the source material. Also a bit unsure about the length; 3:19 is on the short side.
 
I plan on replacing the acid:y synth that comes in around 1:28 with a real analog synth, but want to make sure the arrangement is just right before I record it. Edit: done!
 
Feedback of any kind welcome!
 

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Here's a track that deserves more love! Your mix, too. I mean, can you really go wrong in taking Kirby music and making it even more sugar-happy-bouncing-all-over-the-place? I would subjectively submit that the answer is no. That said, I enjoy the relatively simple design of this mix: nigh-on frenetic synthiness, the piano that is there just enough to be noticed, and as you set out to do, pretty clean percussion. I don't think this is too far from the source: you could even go further if desired. It's just long enough for me to run out of energy tapping my foot and bobbing my head along to it. I say you, good work on this!

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Thanks so much! That's very reassuring to hear!

Next step is to record the analog synth track but that might take a while. Will post an updated track when I'm satisfied with that.

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Main post updated with the latest version! I'm starting run out of things I want to improve, so I might set the status to ready for review soon.

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