While not a MEGA-ALBUM like Maverick Rising or Double the Trouble! in terms of sheer disc-count, Random Encounter really holds its own and was probably the biggest surprise of 2012, at least for me. One of the artists who was essential to that success was blackguitar; his 'Fierce Fairground Fight' may have been my favorite cut - I really thought he nailed it, through and through. And guess what? His other track on the album's pretty hot, too - albeit in a different style/direction. Album Director Brandon Strader writes:
"When we were in a pickle and needed someone to cover "Gurgu Volcano" after the original remixer couldn't do it, I decided to ask blackguitar... just out of my own personal wish, deep within my soul, that he would do it. And he did! I was amazed, and I still am. This song sounds legit, and blackguitar's skills cannot be questioned. Totally wasn't what I was expecting at all, I thought it'd be metal - but like I said... legit!"
His skills CAN be questioned, actually, it's just that the answer's always the same: he's got some mad ones. While FFF was indeed a fierce bit of metal that fit the project's unifying aesthetic, this track widened & deepened the variety with a gun-slingin', dust-kickin', dude-rustlin' rock jam featuring noodlin' organ and electric guitar that craps bigger than you. Think Sunset Riders, amigo; the artist writes:
"This is my second contribution to the project. An easy listening country-style arrangement that reminds me of maybe a dry desert or a hot volcano. It has been made in the nick of time, when this track did not seem to be claimed anymore. Hope you like it."
There's a little jazz in them thar hills, too, but it never goes overboard, which would ruin the atmosphere - smart writing. OA makes a good comparison:
"A fun and pretty unique take on the source. If there was a single source that i'd have imagined to be completely METAL'ed out from FF1, it was this one, and then I get this curveball. The style works very well, and reminds me a bit of ilp0's work."
Yes, precisely - in fact, if you'd told me Ilari was responsible for this track, that would have made complete sense to me. Hopefully Julian's a fan and takes that as a compliment - I know I would. There's the confidence to wear multiple hats and try on different genres, and then there's the competence - excellence, really - to pull them off, and this type of mix displays both, along with a tasty dollop of creativity. Fantastic mix from an album that really came together beautifully.
on 2015-12-28 12:31:21
This is such a fun, energetic, and bouncy track. The organ work here is flawless, and for something that’s inspired by a track with volcano in its name, I am amazed at how “summer resort” it sounds. And I say that as a compliment Just for the record.
on 2013-08-01 15:58:40
Pretty nice country thing going on here along with a playful organ. A bit short, but every second of this ReMix is full of win.
on 2013-01-20 13:04:44
Heh, I can see oa's ilp0 reference. Creative, versatile yet cohesive. I liked this one already when I first saw the trailer. Keep on truckin' bg.
on 2012-12-15 17:05:10
FFF is one of my faves too. This song really hits that desert atmosphere I was hoping for when I saw the title. Nice, BG!
on 2012-12-11 03:51:01
3 you BG.
That is all.
on 2012-12-10 17:20:46
What did you think? Post your opinion of this ReMix.
Sources Arranged (1 Song)
- Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Organ
- Time > Duration: Short
Time > Tempo: Fast
- 4,442,402 bytes
- Size: 4,442,402 bytes
- MD5 Checksum: 90c93b440d41788ee5774456aa3e7ed6
Right-click one of the mirror links above and select "Save Link As" or "Save Target As"!!
Help us save bandwidth - using our torrents saves us bandwidth and lets you download multiple mixes as a single download. Use the tracker below and scroll for more information, or visit http://bt.ocremix.org directly, and please don't forget to help us seed!!
Follow OC ReMix on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube! Don't miss the latest ReMixes, albums and news!Follow @ocremix
Page generated Tue, 25 Feb 2020 07:25:09 +0000 in 0.0243 seconds
All compositions, arrangements, images, and trademarks are copyright their
respective owners. Original content is copyright OverClocked ReMix, LLC. For information on RSS and
and the FAQ available there for information about the
site's history, features, and policies. Contact David W.
Lloyd (djpretzel), webmaster, with feedback or questions not answered there.