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Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 'AmIEviL Dark World'

A little bit more straightforward electronica than many of AmIEviL's other

tracks, this Dark World mix is short and a little less refined sounding then

many of his other works. However the last 50 seconds or so, when

the lead line finally breaks in, it's a nice solid feel. A shame it's only the

last 50 seconds or so when this one really shines.

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Ugh. It's a good remix, but it JUST NEEDS TO BE LONGER!! It really annoys me that the main melody is only played once, and it doesn't really end well either. I'm not a huge techno fan and everything, but I love the darkworld theme, and I'd really love this one if it was at the very least a minute, perhaps two minutes longer. That's all...

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AmIEvil has given us a really nice one. You'll probably like it if you haven't heard the Zelda Darkworld theme, but if you have, you'll love it. It's chalk-full of good samples and nice arrangement. I love the trumpets for the main melody. It should have had a little more refinement though - it's not been polished as much as some remixes these days.

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Methunks that djp overrated this one a little bit. It's s'more of that wonderful techno fun for about the first 1:10, then it FINALLY goes into the theme we know and love. BUT THEN AFTER ONE LOOP IT STOPS. That's simply inexusable. There are much better darkworld remixes out there, so I'd only recommend this to absolute hardcore zelda fans. 3/8

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This song was very strait forward in its electronic sound, nearly too electronic for my tastes though. But I have yet to hear an AmIEvil remix that I havent liked. It has a very nice bit of originality in the beginning, and a little more in the end, and when it finally reaches the main Zelda song that every know's, it all just falls into place, and you start becomming addicted to the song, just as you knew you would when it was a Zelda remix.

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Go ahead, mess with my perceptions! I don't CARE! Actually, another nicely-done bit of work by the insane(ly talented) AmIEvil. Never a dull moment in this piece, it keeps you moving. Loop it a few times to get the full effect from it. That's my only gripe: it is much too short, in my opinion.

Now, if someone would do a remix of the credits theme...hint hint.

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Nice! Pounding and driving until the swell in the middle around :57 (which I like to call "The sweet creamy center") then back to pounding and driving. Some playful nonsense at :41..

Keeps it interesting all the way thru. Nice and upbeat!

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Wow. Very energetic. Its not too complex or fancy with the composition, but the presentation is just killer. I just have to listen to it several times every time I open it up. THAT imo is a better song than the standard 4-5 minute ones that just seem to drag on a bit, that you rarely listen to more than once at a time. 9/10

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Hmm...

Like most of AmIEvil´s remixes it sounds great but stops in the middle. Always when the Music gets you in the right mood and you are waiting for the great unique middle part , followed by a repeat of the main theme and an great ending it just stops.

Don´t know if AmIEvil is just unable to make complete songs or if it is some "Wohoo i got my own style" kind of thing but it realy disturbes me. But i got my own way of dealing with this. I´ve cut the first minute Of the Song, added a fade out at the End and now i got my very unique Zelda Ringtone.

Because that´s what this release is for me, a ringtone. An absolutely great sounding ringtone, but a ringtone.

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The mix starts out alright, with a cool synth sound, and builds up a few times, though it drops a beat or two along the way during a transition. :/

Then a really annoying atonal synth comes in, but drops right before the midi horns come in.

Then it ends abruptly. I gotta say i'm not terribly impressed. Sorry :-(

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Really try to induce some mixing power in the beginning. I got a bit of a spiraling feeling in the start but doesn't seem to really get where I want. The melody from Zelda was good but it all seemed to stop a little too soon.

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This mix is slow to start, but it is sooooo worth it. :-)

My biggest complaint is that it's too short. It seems too me like most of the song is intro before it gets to the meat and potatoes of the mix.

This is a great mix that leaves me wanting more.

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There's an extremely jarring beatskip that is too signifcant and too obvious to be unintentional. I don't get what the motivation was, but I don't know whether I agree with it. It's like a massive comma dead in the middle of a word. For some bizarre reason, it makes the mix seem injured.

Also, the swiftness of the mix is just such a tease. It gives you the comehither eyes, draws you close and then spontaneously combusts into ash, leaving you standing cold, naked and alone muterring "Buh... Buh... But... It was just getting good."

The mix has some dated production as well, but that doesn't bother me nearly as much as the other areas in which it could easily have dilevered, but actively chose not to. Oh well, there is always the other AmIEvil mixes.

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Haha. Oh this mix. If it weren't for the title, you'd have no idea what was going on until about a minute in. I wasn't familiar with the source when I first heard this arrangement, but I still appreciated it then. It's been one of my favorites since.

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There are some interesting choices, like the intro, that make the song your own, which is cool. Obvious age issues aside, though, it did feel like half a mix and was a bit short. Once the long intro got out of the way, things started to pick up a bit and then it went back to the intro for the ending and just stopped. I hear the foundation of where it could have went, but that's it. Not one of my favorites from AmIEvil.

Edited by Crulex

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Not sure if the intro and the rest of the song actually make sense together... but I'll take it. It IS a pretty neat transition, even with the missing beats (which I hardly noticed until they were pointed out to me but, sometimes I'm awfully flighty when it comes to that stuff). But then: yeah it just ends. I'm not sure if this is actually finished to be honest, it's really too bad, I was looking forward to seeing where they'd take it... t'is the curse of a lot of these old AmIEviL tracks, it seems. 

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