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ROTY 2016 Awards - Show Report

ROTY Trophy 2016

On sunday, 19th February 2017, the awards show started broadcasting at 20:00 CET from the SLAY Radio headquaters, hosted by Boz, Slaygon and Leonie. The show featured a run down of the last year's events and popular remixes of each months, with award announcements inbetween.

The Best Newcomer 2016 award was announced and went to Armandox.

The second award went to ROTY award regular daXX as Best Veteran 2016.

Best Amiga Remix 2016 was awarded to Rapture for his epic Pinball Prelude Medley.

Best c64 Remix 2016 went to Mordi for his updated version of Why Me.

The special honour of the Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 was given to Ziphoid for his myriad contributions to the scene, and also to Ben Daglish, who apart from being an original legendary composer of the 80s is still active and around in the scene.

Also SLAY Radio listener Maltus was awarded as Beer-deliverer of the Year as a personal award of the SLAY staff for his extraordinary support (like, you know, actually delivering beer from Germany to the SLAY hq). 😃

Finally, the big moment approached and it was time to award the main price, Remixer Of The Year 2016 and it went to MRT, second year in a row!



Remixer of the Year 2016 Awards Show

ROTY Trophy 2015

The time has come to celebrate and acknowledge the remixers' work in the C64 community by presenting the yearly ROTY Awards, as voted by the users at This year it's SLAY Radio's turn to give out the awards and give you a run-down of what happened in 2016.


As usual the show will be joint-broadcast on SLAY Radio and Scenesat Radio.


The show chat will be on EFNet #remix64


Don't miss it!!


ROTY voting extended until sunday

As you might have noticed, Remix64 was down for a day due to a server switch. The deadline for last year's ROTY voting has been extended until sunday night, so cast your votes while there is time. 😊

18/02/2015 New voting box

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Listening Recommendation

 Turrican II - The Desert Rocks (daXX Remix)

Arranged by daXX

The remix takes us from the pure electro-beat of the early 90s to a good mixture of rock-resemblent sound with some good tempo replacements thrown in together with innovative inserts between the signature elements of the original, in excellent combination. By themselves the components don't seem anything much, but the fusion of all produces a great-sounding, innovative remix of a beloved oldie. The track and the arranger are both minor legends by now. Desert Rocks of Turrican has been re-arranged a multitude of times and is surely one of the fondest remembered tunes from the Amiga era. Daxx - amongst many I must be reasonable to say - has been a loyal and productive member of the remixing community for over a decade and to reproduce this classic in such a way is just brilliant.

Review by neglesaks

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 Very Short (Very Sweet)

Arranged by Maindrian

1:49 of pure jollyness. A nice little tune here from maindrain thats a welcome addition, if nothing to light the embers much. It's simple but effective, the guitar segments are really well done giving a feel of "The monkeys". anyone remember them?

Review by Tas

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Arranged by Infamous

Northstar is one of the games that didn't get much love from remixers. Possibly because it's pretty short and doesn't fit the usual "let's make it electro-unz". However, it has a good melody and with Infamous' creative take it became accesible to everyone. Good job!

Review by Lclhstr

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