Posted 2018-07-26, evaluated by Chimpazilla
"Here is an acoustic/metal guitar cover/remix of the Dragon Roost Island theme from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker! Tried to have a balance of acoustic chillness with some heavy metal thrown in! Also composed some original riffs towards the middle to solo over!"
We start off mellow enough, and you wouldn't necessarily guess that the dragon was eventually going to be swaggin' quite so hard, but things become increasingly metallic; drums get meatier, power chuggage ensues, and distortion reigns. I like how this all gets dialed in, first with the electric guitar and then with layering & rhythm parts becoming more aggressive. Chimpazilla writes:
"So good, oh so good. I'm not a fan of super hard panning, which I hear in the intro, but it's brief. Other than that, this is dynamite. 6/8 metal + Wind Waker = win."
Pretty much; Jack does a great job expanding a bit & integrating an original solo, production has impact & presence, and the overall dynamic contrast between the mellower acoustic bits & the high-octane shreddage is super-effective. What's not to like? Great to see Jack back on OCR, and I think a lot of folks will dig this; it's accessible, it's a lot fun, and it does what it does quite well. Enjoy!
on 2018-07-30 11:03:59
Very neat treatment of a fun, if frequently covered, source material. I've always liked Dragon Roost Island, and while I feel like there are quite a few arrangements of it out there, I definitely dig this different take on it.
on 2018-07-26 20:13:41
Great performances, great composition.
Kinda wish the judges had pulled this one back a for some fine tuning of the stereo balancing (not just talking about the hard panning, it's a bit wide and center in places and there's some acoustic inconsistency)
It's a hard criticism to give, especially as total amateur with conductive hearing loss . No doubt the blending of styles probably ups the mixing degree of difficulty considerably.
on 2018-07-25 11:07:55
What did you think? Post your opinion of this ReMix.
Sources Arranged (1 Song)
- Primary Game:
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (Nintendo, 2003, GCN)
Music by Hajime Wakai, Kenta Nagata, Koji Kondo, Toru Minegishi
- "Dragon Roost Island"
- Metal, Rock
- Aggressive, Energetic
- Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
- Effects > Distortion
Time > 6/8 Time Signature
- 8,294,447 bytes
- Size: 8,294,447 bytes
- MD5 Checksum: 939423022f840f24d52541ec7cfbcd3a
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 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:45:22 +0000 in 0.0192 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.