ReMix: Chrono Cross "The Beat That Time Forgot" 3:55

By prophetik music

Arranging the music of one song...

"Navel of the World"

Primary Game: Chrono Cross (Square, 1999, PS1), music by Yasunori Mitsuda

Posted 2019-11-21, evaluated by Liontamer


We continue into the next thousand mixes with this slick, chill EDM cut from Chronopolis: Music Inspired by Chrono Cross, featuring album director prophetik music (Bradley Burr) & his take on "Navel of the World":

"I'm no DJ, but I've always had a soft spot in my heart for club tracks, with their oodles of reverb, wide bass, and arrangements that often feature a lot of layering and repeated patterns. This song fit so easily into this style that it only took two days to get the arrangement and basic sound design done."

I love it when a plan comes together; this navel is lint-free, as Brad uses clean, shimmering pads & bells over an undulating, at times syncopated kick & bass. Larry Oji writes:

"Nice transformation here! Good subtle additional writing and doubling to the second iterations of the verse & chorus to provide some variation and a little more density & intensity. It's a fun ride! :-)"

As mentioned, while most of this is straight four-on-the-floor, there are some steps out of that here & there, and the overall soundscape is lush & fully-realized, with a good sense of energy that walks the line between chill & active. Some part of me wishes that the bass was more modulated - subtle LP, distortion, saturation, or FX - to give it more movement & life/differentiation over time, but that's my only real nit, and now it's been picked. Agreeable, well-produced, and having a layered, textural depth that pairs nicely with its energy & momentum, this one's another gem from Chronopolis & more great work from Brad!

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Sources Arranged (1 Song)


Primary Game:
Chrono Cross (Square, 1999, PS1)
Music by Yasunori Mitsuda
Songs:
"Navel of the World"

Tags (5)


Genre:
EDM
Mood:
Energetic
Instrumentation:
Chromatic Percussion, Electronic, Synth
Additional:

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MD5:
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Bitrate:
236Kbps
Duration:
3:55
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Published 2019-03-18
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