Posted 2001-10-07, evaluated by djpretzel

The Man is BACK. Of course, he would say not to call it a comeback, but to hell with that :) Expect to see more of the powerhouse that is McV around OC ReMix in the coming months, starting with this epic SF2 ReMix of Ryu's theme. Now, I'm an SF2 fan . . . and Ryu is the man . . . so anyone that wants to ReMix his tunage better do a good job or it's a personal affront to me and Ryu-philes everywhere. Would McVaffe let me down on this? Hell no - we gots here an excellent, INTELLIGENT techno track that begins with the main melody then quickly starts kicking booty. Analog synths with distortion? Check. Drum track that very cooly 'skips' a beat in a great way? Check. Requisite Hadoken sample integration? Double Check. McVaffe seal of quality? Betta believe it. This is a no-brainer that you gotta have in your collection, period.



Latest 15 comments/reviews; view the complete thread or post your own.
SubNormal J3
on 2011-02-21 00:32:13

0:21 nice synth buildup here. Way to use original aspects in a remix.

0:50 digging that hollow synth arp

1:36 love the tight syncopation

2:00 in-game samples worked very well here, also nice layering of synths

Holy Land
on 2010-10-02 10:41:00

The unexpected sfx usage made me smile.

McVaffe's greatness is undeniable. Thumbs up mix.

on 2010-05-29 18:00:33

A good solid head-nodding jam that just keeps me interested throughout. One of MCV's more solid work that's neither too high or low on the scale.

on 2010-04-07 17:32:30
And to top it all off, this was released 7 years ago.

An amazing, timeless remix.

9 years now. And it's still great.

on 2008-05-28 15:13:08

Awesome instrument combinations, great clav and synth counterpoint, and a overall killer beat. Excellent progression and flow, and good production as well. The hadoken sample itself is a little rough and should have been eqed slightly, but the concept is cool. And to top it all off, this was released 7 years ago.

An amazing, timeless remix.

on 2006-09-21 16:40:56

The intro is nice, it gives you the Japan feel of Ryu. Then 0:19 and some nice beats enter the scene. The music melody continues through the song. Suprised this did not make BotA album, but i digress. The actual sound clips used throughout were a nice touch. This is why McVaffe is one of the top remixes on the site, nice song man.

on 2006-03-09 18:09:59

suprisingly, i've never commented on this, as it is possibly one of my favorite remixes (in general) ever. i love this trak.

on 2006-03-09 17:49:01

This remix is really good. It starts off nice and quiet, and right after that it streams fluently into the rocking piece that it now is. For most songs there's a few things i'd like to see some things improved, but this one is perfect just the way it is. I really like the voice samples too, but I can imagine people not liking it.

on 2004-09-30 22:27:07

i don't mean that sarcastically. i really liked this one it just seemed like ryu..obviously since it was his theme but it just seems like what ryu would pick you know? I really liked this remix.

on 2004-09-15 23:22:02

Whoa this song is great, the oriental instruments got me, and the overall mood also took me as well. It hadoukened me in the face with its awesome beauty.

on 2004-07-17 19:46:07

i like this song a lot.

takes a nice slow beginning (very nice oriental instrumentals too) and works it with an awesome bass line and synth/techno. adding voice samples with echoes and

stays true enough to the original. the thing i hate most about remixing music is bastardizing the original notes, aka changing or warping some parts but not others. none of that here! (yay!)

overall, a 9.5 or so. very good song. keep up the good work, man.

Cheese Soda
on 2004-07-17 17:14:56

thus one of top 5 on ym favourite music on OC.

best music on category S.

but yet there are other thats on teh same lvl.


on 2004-07-13 23:35:58

This was always one of my favorite ReMixes and it still is. Funny to see this topic again. :lol:

on 2004-07-10 21:28:13

O_O wow, McVaffe is good. I love this song. Too good to be called only a Remix. ITS A CLASSIC. Now I am pissed at my brother for taking Street Fighter 2 with him when he moved. ARRRG

on 2004-04-07 14:15:57

Definitely an awesome remix, and a great example of McVaffe's arrangement and production talent. The use of in-game samples to the assortment of other synths and instruments is top-notch, as always, and the arrangement not only builds upon the original, but adds to it. There's not much to say here besides the fact that McV and this track both rule.

Sources Arranged (1 Song)

Primary Game:
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (Capcom, 1992, ARC)
Music by Isao Abe, Yoko Shimomura
"Ryu (Japan)"

Tags (12)

EDM, Easy Listening
Funky, Happy
In-game FX, Koto, Sitar, Sound FX, Synth
Regional > Japanese
Time > 4/4 Time Signature
Time > Tempo: Moderate

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