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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #795 on: October 03, 2014, 02:42:16 PM »
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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #797 on: October 08, 2014, 12:07:41 AM »
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It is precisely because it never cared, that people do care.  It's something which it's lacking, because that which it has, it has lackluster of.
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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #799 on: October 13, 2014, 02:14:13 AM »
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Did a quick GameBoy-rendition of Tragic Prince.

(ignore the fact that I cheated and added an extra channel the GameBoy doesn't have, it's all in your head)


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« Reply #800 on: October 14, 2014, 11:58:55 PM »
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It is precisely because it never cared, that people do care.  It's something which it's lacking, because that which it has, it has lackluster of.
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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #801 on: October 15, 2014, 10:21:51 PM »
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« Reply #802 on: October 17, 2014, 10:40:41 AM »
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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #803 on: October 17, 2014, 04:04:36 PM »
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Did a quick GameBoy-rendition of Tragic Prince.

(ignore the fact that I cheated and added an extra channel the GameBoy doesn't have, it's all in your head)

It really shows unfortunately. It sounds very noticeably unauthentic. Most of the charm of 'downmixes' is seeing how the artist copes with the limitations. You need to examine what the most prominent aspects of the song are, and make sure they get the priority, while creatively covering the loss of detail from the remainder.

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« Reply #804 on: October 18, 2014, 04:52:59 AM »
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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #805 on: October 21, 2014, 05:22:25 PM »
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It is precisely because it never cared, that people do care.  It's something which it's lacking, because that which it has, it has lackluster of.
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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #806 on: October 21, 2014, 05:27:05 PM »
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It really shows unfortunately. It sounds very noticeably unauthentic. Most of the charm of 'downmixes' is seeing how the artist copes with the limitations. You need to examine what the most prominent aspects of the song are, and make sure they get the priority, while creatively covering the loss of detail from the remainder.

Easier said than done. Still toying with it, but this was a product of the only known Tragic Prince MIDI (because D9's a lazy hack who can't scratch-compose existing songs worth shit), which is an absolute trainwreck. The main melody (guitars) alone are split into about six or seven separate channels, because whoever wrote the original midi apparently didn't feel like putting all the pitchbends on one channel. And the MIDI's overrun with random notes that are there for no reason. Getting it THIS far has been nothing short of miraculous.

I don't usually have too many problems with making downmixes/style changes sound authentic, but this one's a pretty glaring exception. It's fighting back something fierce.

But duly noted. I'll keep on it.
« Last Edit: October 21, 2014, 05:28:58 PM by Dracula9 »


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Re: Castlevania Remix
« Reply #807 on: October 23, 2014, 09:24:00 AM »
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This is not a remix but it's something I taped from scratch playing all the instruments. It's sort of an arrangement of "Stalker" and I was going to add some French lyrics to it a la Serge Gainsbourg but haven't gotten around to it. Check it out:

https://thedustbunnies.bandcamp.com/track/devils-castle

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« Reply #808 on: October 24, 2014, 10:22:51 PM »
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« Reply #809 on: October 24, 2014, 10:26:51 PM »
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For all Belmont Family!! Castlevania Special Medley The Second

Damn. Yuta Romeo is at it again with another hour long medley.
Goddammit, you ninja'd me. :V
Oh well, props to the guy for whipping out (no pun intended) yet another awesome 1-hour epic.
It is precisely because it never cared, that people do care.  It's something which it's lacking, because that which it has, it has lackluster of.
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You are now reading this in Robert Belgrade's voice.

Then Lords of Shadow 2 just takes a big, semi-solid, smelly, pea-green dump all over everything.

 

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