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"Yeah, I recorded it all in one take using just Cubase and my Yamaha Motif..."

Richter, that was great. :)

Although I have no remixes, I'm feel I'm enough of a musician to offer a track for an S3&K project.

But too much Sonic mixing is going to make people sick as Sadorf says. I say wait until either Rise of the Star or Dark Side of Phobos (or both) comes out before gearing up for another project. I don't think that projects are "the future" of game music rearrangement. They're just fun, provided the mixers go into it full bore and produce high-quality music like that of HH. I wasn't even involved, and I even feel a little tired just by association. If S3&K is really going to happen properly, let the whole of OCR take a break from Sonic. Blah blah blah...

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"Yeah, I recorded it all in one take using just Cubase and my Yamaha Motif..."

Isn't it:

"Yeah, I recorded it all in one take, while blindfolded using just my toes and my Yamaha Motif."

"Ooh, that sounds very interesting..."

I agree, we should wait a while before a S3&K project. While I fully support the idea of the project, I think that we should wait for the projects currently in progress to finish first.

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I agree, we should wait a while before a S3&K project. While I fully support the idea of the project, I think that we should wait for the projects currently in progress to finish first.

Agreed, which is why I haven't made a thread yet. Since Rise of a Star is nearing completion (I so can't wait, Darke is a god), after it's done, then I will make a move.

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If I may offer a critique, this is probably the worst of all OCR's projects, many of the songs are just generic trance songs that sound near identical to one another.

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If I may offer a critique, this is probably the worst of all OCR's projects, many of the songs are just generic trance songs that sound near identical to one another.

That's not a critique.

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If I may offer a critique, this is probably the worst of all OCR's projects, many of the songs are just generic trance songs that sound near identical to one another.

That was an opinon dude, not a critique. You have to suggest something for it to be a critique.

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Isn't it: "Yeah, I recorded it all in one take, while blindfolded using just my toes and my Yamaha Motif."

"Ooh, that sounds very interesting..."

My speakers were set too low for the bands he was using. :) It's even better than I thought.

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Nah Sadorf didnt mean it that way.

Plus it seems to be one of the tougher songs to make your own way.

*guess some songs can be a hassle then

Btw why not let us hear the original to compare the two? Just an idea.

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Holy crap. Generic trance... I hardly see where generic trance has a saxamaphone in it! Anyway, I feel what sadorf is saying about being hard to remix certain songs. Casino Night was really hard & I ended up just tweaking a few things & gating it to make my mix. Was ther a point to my post... hmm, no. The End.

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Holy crap. Generic trance... I hardly see where generic trance has a saxamaphone in it! Anyway, I feel what sadorf is saying about being hard to remix certain songs. Casino Night was really hard & I ended up just tweaking a few things & gating it to make my mix. Was ther a point to my post... hmm, no. The End.

Yeah, a lot of sonic music is somewhat 'weird' with progressions, chords and melodies, which can make it a bit difficult to re-interpret.

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Nah Sadorf didnt mean it that way.

Plus it seems to be one of the tougher songs to make your own way.

*guess some songs can be a hassle then

Btw why not let us hear the original to compare the two? Just an idea.

oook

http://www.zophar.net/gym/sonic2.rar

And i was asked awhile back by richter if i wanted to release WIPS and stuff....and for me i think its a good idea..since i had so many of them heh

The first one:

ftp://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sadorf_-_Aquatic_Ruins_Final.mp3

It was started waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay before this project even existed...and before i knew what i was really doing... the intro?....someone pointed out to me long ago that sounded like korn...wasnt intentional...but doesnt matter, it was scrapped for the next thing..

This one:

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/AquaticRuins2Demo1.mp3

Never got past the first demo, i was tryin to hard to use what i had in the first one combining it with some other crap i dont exacty remember...

Now THIS one....

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectDemo1.mp3

Is sorta the beginning of the FINAL on the project, i still didnt know how i was gonna do the melodies or anything, so it was just basicly me trying to force ideas into my head. Well not long after some ideas did come slowly and i continued to work on it...

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectDemo2.mp3

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectDemo3.mp3

etc....i will get back to that shortly

This next one, I am not exactly sure what i was going for, but i did decide this is the last version i was gonna TRY to write..as the filename will say..

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/AquaticFINAL8.mp3

im not gonna link to all the demos, cause well...dont wanna! but you can all goto http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/ and get everything done...including a rough robotnik demo or two... But yeah, after playing with that so called FINAL thing awhile...i just decided that i wasnt going to be able to get it to sound how i wanted..that and i ran out of ideas reaaaaally fast.

Well now, that takes me back to what i used on the final, after i thought about it for about 5 mins...i decided that i would clean up what i had the best i could, and call it a day. I have mixed the song waaay too many times for me to even think about touching it again.

so http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectRC1.mp3 was the mp3 that was submitted...

SEE WASNT THAT AN ALMOST NOT REALLY INTERESTING STORY? haha.... well there you all have it....you now know what richter was talkin about with the 43642352532354252 mixes....

i would say to enjoy those....but i dont...so you shouldnt either! :)

uhmm yeah, thats all i got for now

OMG BYE

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I´m a bit dissapointed about the project. It´s been a long and hard work, and I´ve been waiting for it for several months (Sonic 2 is still on my top 5), but all the tracks are very different from the originals and not very recognizable. That´s why I think the only really good ones are the ending song and Casino Night.

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I´m a bit dissapointed about the project. It´s been a long and hard work, and I´ve been waiting for it for several months (Sonic 2 is still on my top 5), but all the tracks are very different from the originals and not very recognizable. That´s why I think the only really good ones are the ending song and Casino Night.

You don't recognise any of the themes other than those two?

Heh, you might want to have your head checked or something.

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Of course I recognise them, but I would have liked them to stick more to the originals.

Don´t be so upset, creators have asked oppinions, and we are giving them, even if they are not good.

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yep, some of those tracks are quite funny, but I mostly liked them, also being a fan of Sonic 2. some arrangements are very smart, and you know that no project is 100% perfect. it has strong points as well as weak points, so my overall evaluation is surely positive. this is definitively an enjoyable work.

+1 to all ReMixers!

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Thanks for all the great feedback guys (especially the Radio/Robeatnik's comments -- it's really appreciated)! Tons of great email coming in as well -- great job mixers.

So we've serverd over 12,000 hits and 100GB of data so far... anybody know if the torrent is still going well? I saw something about another bad seed a few pages back. Last time that was my work computer, so someone please let me know if that's still acting up.

... anybody willing to donate a mirror? The bandwidth is exceeding my best expectations! :D

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any chance of some lossless audio being offered? the torrent put all kinds of clips into my mp3s, you should really compress everything in something with a quality check like .rar or even better .flac. anywho eventually we got the good stuff from Relics of the Chozo and Kong in Koncert offered up the original .wav files, any chance we will be getting them here too?

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I'm just getting to listen to the entire collection. I was out of town all weekend, knowing that the project had indeed been released, and having no way to hear it. Ssso... more or less....... writhing in pain. Anyway, now I am listening. Oddly enough, I thought Aquatic Ruin Zone was one of the best Sonic songs ever, and I have been looking forward to a remix of it since the dawn of time. Unfortunately, unless I had eventually opened my iTunes window to check what song I was listening to, I would have never guessed that I was hearing the remix of Aquatic Zone. The track is awesome, but there's not even a hint of the original song in it. God, it sounds like I'm complaining. I'm really not. This is awesome and I love it. Super happy love love. Happy smile. Thank you and congratufreakinlations.

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Nah Sadorf didnt mean it that way.

Plus it seems to be one of the tougher songs to make your own way.

*guess some songs can be a hassle then

Btw why not let us hear the original to compare the two? Just an idea.

oook

http://www.zophar.net/gym/sonic2.rar

And i was asked awhile back by richter if i wanted to release WIPS and stuff....and for me i think its a good idea..since i had so many of them heh

The first one:

ftp://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sadorf_-_Aquatic_Ruins_Final.mp3

It was started waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay before this project even existed...and before i knew what i was really doing... the intro?....someone pointed out to me long ago that sounded like korn...wasnt intentional...but doesnt matter, it was scrapped for the next thing..

This one:

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/AquaticRuins2Demo1.mp3

Never got past the first demo, i was tryin to hard to use what i had in the first one combining it with some other crap i dont exacty remember...

Now THIS one....

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectDemo1.mp3

Is sorta the beginning of the FINAL on the project, i still didnt know how i was gonna do the melodies or anything, so it was just basicly me trying to force ideas into my head. Well not long after some ideas did come slowly and i continued to work on it...

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectDemo2.mp3

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectDemo3.mp3

etc....i will get back to that shortly

This next one, I am not exactly sure what i was going for, but i did decide this is the last version i was gonna TRY to write..as the filename will say..

http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/AquaticFINAL8.mp3

im not gonna link to all the demos, cause well...dont wanna! but you can all goto http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/ and get everything done...including a rough robotnik demo or two... But yeah, after playing with that so called FINAL thing awhile...i just decided that i wasnt going to be able to get it to sound how i wanted..that and i ran out of ideas reaaaaally fast.

Well now, that takes me back to what i used on the final, after i thought about it for about 5 mins...i decided that i would clean up what i had the best i could, and call it a day. I have mixed the song waaay too many times for me to even think about touching it again.

so http://66.221.70.133/sadorf/Sonic2/S2_AquaticProjectRC1.mp3 was the mp3 that was submitted...

SEE WASNT THAT AN ALMOST NOT REALLY INTERESTING STORY? haha.... well there you all have it....you now know what richter was talkin about with the 43642352532354252 mixes....

i would say to enjoy those....but i dont...so you shouldnt either! :)

uhmm yeah, thats all i got for now

OMG BYE

Sadorf u korn copycat.

meh anyways even I who was a korn crackhead back in my youth, and that I listened a lot to the first demo of aquatic ruins, couldn't notice that it was the same intro as in "Make me bad"

I loved that song though.

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I had one friend complain about the torrent stopping at about 97% while was connected and active. I sent him the incomplete files via aim. but I do not know if anyone else has had a prob like that.

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Hey guys -- before I get flooded with messages, my server is down. Apparently my hosting company decided we were getting too big (though I haven't yet even touched my bandwidth allowance).

I'm pretty pissed and am getting ready to host with someone else, but this may take a day or so. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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