Posted 2014-03-04, evaluated by djpretzel
Ole`!!! Guifrog takes on Conker's BFD with some ebullient, matador-friendly electronic paso doble, complete with RAD CASTANET LICKS!! Something rather new, something rather different, but always a good time & always energetically-sequenced & ornately-arranged music from Guilherme:
"I decided to send this at last. This is the Conker's Bad Fur Day "Ole`!!!" mix that made me win 2nd place in Best Remix category from the 2012 Game Music Brasil contest, but I wonder how OCR would judge it. The idea's very simple and a bit nonsensical because, y'know, Conker's game has plenty of nonsense! That said, I think we had enough of bullfighting: if Conker can have his beers, girls and untz untz, the bulls also have those rights. End! XD"
Nice segue into bovine rights at the end, there; the practice does seem a little dated, and I think we should start thinking of mammals (i.e. anything with a neocortex) as, at the very least, capable of experiencing pain and suffering in ways similar to ours. Maybe it's just me, but there's almost a psytrance vibe to this at time - I'm probably just recalling "Time to Oil Up" :) There's a similar blend of traditional folk instrumentation, in this case Spanish, and a pulsing, driving electronic beat & bass. Liontamer opines:
"Let's just get one thing out of the way: the original song is great, and Rare's Robin Beanland is a boss. In the arrangement, the brass samples sparingly used here weren't as swanky as the original song IMO, but they weren't a focal point by any means. Guilherme knocked this one out of the park in terms of the energy and instrumentation. The guitar and hand percussion were both excellente, and I was surprised at how well the transitions & tradeoffs with the electronic elements clicked. This mix is another great example of holding fairly fast to the structure of the source material but kicking things up a notch and introducing new, surprisingly complimentary genre ideas into the picture. Olé!!!"
Right-on; something unique from Guifrog, while still maintaining all of what made his previous mixes so good & so much fun, that fully embraces an awesome source tune & pumps it up!
on 2014-03-17 16:48:45
This is very cool We don't see that many western style remixes!
on 2014-03-08 18:34:51
Listening to this one on repeat. So upbeat! ^__^
I love the chimes and chirping, 0:57-0:59.
on 2014-03-06 09:03:29
Ole! Haha, bulls and beers, how appropriate of a title for this ReMix. Can't get enough of those castanets! Electronic mixed with matador-esque Spanish sound, now that's unique and fun as hell to listen to. Recommended for sure and sounds like a home run from Guifrog if I've ever heard one.
on 2014-03-04 18:48:26
The second this started, I could tell it was going to be one of those remixes that was going to be a seriously solid song full of awesome, beers and bulls. Thank you, Guifrog, you've delivered charmingly.
on 2014-03-04 16:21:58
This is great! The samples work well together and everything is solid. This had me saying "Ole!" while listening.
on 2014-03-04 15:48:18
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