Remix64.com Awards 2009

Last saturday was the big night of the Remixer Of The Year 2009 award show. Presented by the SceneSat Radio staff, it was being broadcast by SceneSat Radio, SLAY Radio, Radio6581, BitJam and Nectarine Demoscene Radio simultaneously. The hosts were joined by a live crowd consisting of many surprise guests, among them former years ROTY winners and other scene VIPs, pushing Ziphoid's apartment space to its limits! The most entertaining 4 hour show did not only trace the musical highlights of 2009 and present the winners: with the joint broadcast it also opened up perspectives between the remixing community and the demo scene, both which are cloesly related, but have often been ignorant of the other in the past.

The Results

Mordi won 2009's big price, being the new Remixer Of The Year. Firestorm massively scored #1 in the categories Most Innovative Mix and Best c64 Mix with his version of Commando, which was a surprise release in december. XxDUSTYxX won Best Amiga Mix, while daXX managed to place a whopping 9 of his remixes in that category. Reyn Ouwehand managed to win Best Veteran for the third time in a row, followed up by Hazel. The award for Best Newcomer went to Heartek. In a surprise coup, the Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 was awarded to yours truly, LMan.

Congratulations to all winners and follow-ups, everyone, you've deserved it. As always: the ROTY lists contain only winners. :-D


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Remixer Of The Year (c64 or Amiga)

Who made the best remixes in 2009? Who was most active and supportive?

Rank Name Score
1. Mordi 203
2. Firestorm 133
3. Amok 130
4. Reyn Ouwehand 122
5. daXX 113
6. Jogeir Liljedahl 73
7. Slaygon 69
8. Ic3m4n 62
9. X-formZ 58
10. moog (Sebastian Bachliñski) 37
11. CZ Tunes 33
12. Peter W 32
13. Infamous 26
Dr Future 26
Hazel 26
14. Balage 24
15. AmiGamer 22
BeeZerk 22
16. Tron 19
17. NecroPolo 16
18. Boz 15
19. XxDUSTYxX 14
20. Rune-Bertil's 11
21. gibs 10
22. DJ Skitz 9
Dees 9
23. luther 8
mindtraP 8
Peacemaker 8
Katz 8
Ioviani 8
dokmatik 8
LukHash 8
Graeme Slapp 8
Suvak Zajos 8
Heartek 8
hermitsoft 8
The SIE 8
Xenox 8
24. Mongo Erectus 6
Martin Dodd 6
Mitch van Hayden 6
Mutherpluckin' B 6
25. Black Bozze 4
Riotbot 4
vurtX 4
26. Emre Bulsat 3
PTY 3
VoA Voxyd 3
Andersson 3
PICRARD 3
chabee 3
Skyrunner 3
Marcel Donné 3
Teo 3

Lifetime Achievement Award

Rank Name
1. LMan

Most Innovative Remix (c64 or Amiga)

What remix really made a difference in 2009? Things you maybe never heard before? Creative and different takes on originals?

Rank Title Score
1. Firestorm - Commando (Sound of SceneSat Edit) 129
2. Reyn Ouwehand - Flimbo's Quest [Live at The Church] 58
3. Mordi - Shades (in the rain) 35
4. Tron - Hot Mommas (Agressive STD Remix) 31
5. Heartek - Generator Love ft. Cybernoid II 30
6. Suvak Zajos - I Miss You(C64 Remix) 25
7. Jogeir Liljedahl - Synth Sample - The Stationary Ark 22
8. X-formZ - The Arctic Circle (66.56756 edition) 17
9. Reyn Ouwehand - Wizball [high score] 16
10. Slaygon and Reyn - Troll (Felix Culpa) 15
11. vurtX - Short Circuit 4 (Dischord Disco) 14
CZ Tunes - Paperboy Highscore (Christmas Edit) 14
12. Peacemaker - The Suicide Commando of a Green Beret 12
Mordi - Liljedahl is God (Green Beret+Rambo) 12
Amok - Classic 7 (80s Forever) 12
13. Riotbot - Druid 2 (moods mix) 11
Reyn Ouwehand - Ace II 11
14. Metal - DNA Warrior Highscore (80s Remix) 10
15. Mordi - Party of the Year (Bonzax) 9
Mitch van Hayden - Dying High (in a classical way) 9
16. Suvak Zajos - Gul-Lars Premix 8
Cisskey - Turrican 2 - In the water... 8
luther - Jaguar XJ220 [Luther's remix] 8
Balage - Giana Sisters (cLOUD remix) 8
CZ Tunes - Wings Of Death - Jungle Of Mutants Remix (FX Versi 8
Gamml - International Karate - Rock 8
Amok - Dulcedo Cogitationis (Sad n Soft Mix) 8
dokmatik - Space Harrier 8
DJ Skitz - Hysteria Ingame (SLAY Rated Edit) 8
Peacemaker - Good Night Green Beret 8
Mutherpluckin' B - Sanxion (Unsanxioned Soloing) 8
Slaygon - Absence of Faith (Semper Dubito) 8
Infamous - Twinky goes raving 8
Martin Dodd - Miami Vice (The Daytona Spider Remix) 8
Riotbot - Last Ninja 2 Remix 8
Mongo Erectus - Lightforce 8
Ic3m4n - Lois Lane (Overboard) 8
17. Kurrel the Raven - Parallax (Andes Ocarina mix) 7
18. Dreamtime - Turrican 2 Main Title (Dosk Mix) 6
Rune-Bertil's - Arkanoid (Tjorven mix) 6
NecroPolo - Bionic Commando stage 4 (Dale vs Wray mix) 6
mindtraP - Delta 6
Martin Dodd - KGB Superspy (Defector Mix) 6
Slaygon - Driller (Impendeo Capitulus I) 6
Marcel Donné - Shockway Rider 6
19. vurtX - Wizball 5 (Wizzin Off Me Tits) 5
Rune-Bertil's - Pandora's Ficka (Ark Pandora) 5
Emre Bulsat - Commando (Summer Fiesta Mix) 5
Amok - Blueberry Remix 5
XxDUSTYxX - TURRICAN 2009 MetalMedley 5
20. Ioviani - Twice Effect Demo Maker (Snowfresh Kool mix) 4
Graeme Slapp - Way of the Exploding Fist 4
Slaygon - Rabbit (happy & sad) 4
moog (Sebastian Bachliñski) - Sweet and Sour 4
Dr Future - Gem'X (Instrumental Edit Eat This) 4
WeltraumAmy - Starpaws' Virtue II 4
vurtX - Times Of Lore 9 (Japanese Whispers) 4
21. Mordi - Gem'X (happy bleepy-bloopy) 3
hermitsoft - Amoba (Cristmas joke) 3
X-formZ - To be on top 3
Amok - Maniac Mansion Theme (feat. Mitch van Hayden) 3
hermitsoft - CJ in the USA - live remix 3
Amok - Rambo - First Blood 3
sauron - Target Renegade (Dx7 RMX) 3
Skyrunner - Bruce Lee Advanced +pLUs+ 3
DJ Skitz - Omega Man (Swine Flu Edit) 3
XxDUSTYxX - To be on Top S2 (2k9 Rework) 3
Hazel - Summer (Barbeque at Dafunks Beachhouse) 3

Best c64 Remix

What was the c64 remix that impressed you most in 2009?

Rank Title Score
1. Firestorm - Commando (Sound of SceneSat Edit) 227
2. Tron - Hot Mommas (Agressive STD Remix) 59
3. Jogeir Liljedahl - Synth Sample - The Stationary Ark 55
4. Mordi - Shades (in the rain) 50
5. Heartek - Generator Love ft. Cybernoid II 49
6. X-formZ - To be on top 42
7. Mordi - Liljedahl is God (Green Beret+Rambo) 41
8. Slaygon - Absence of Faith (Semper Dubito) 33
9. Hazel - Summer (Barbeque at Dafunks Beachhouse) 31
10. X-formZ - The Arctic Circle (66.56756 edition) 27
11. Jogeir Liljedahl - Fred Gray Medley 26
12. Slaygon - Driller (Impendeo Capitulus I) 24
13. Reyn Ouwehand - Flimbo's Quest [Live at The Church] 23
14. Mordi - Ocean Loader 2 17
Martin Dodd - Miami Vice (The Daytona Spider Remix) 17
Amok - Dulcedo Cogitationis (Sad n Soft Mix) 17
Metal - DNA Warrior Highscore (80s Remix) 17
Mitch van Hayden - Dying High (in a classical way) 17
15. Balage - Giana Sisters (cLOUD remix) 16
Slaygon and Reyn - Troll (Felix Culpa) 16
16. Suvak Zajos - I Miss You(C64 Remix) 15
17. Gamml - International Karate - Rock 14
Amok - Rambo - First Blood 14
18. moog (Sebastian Bachliñski) - Sweet and Sour 13
19. Dr Future - Gem'X (Instrumental Edit Eat This) 12
20. SkyMarshall Arts - Abyss Game 2 (Emulate the Past mix) 11
Peacemaker - Good Night Green Beret 11
Reyn Ouwehand - Ace II 11
Luther - International Karate (Luther's chillout remix) 11
7an - Bombo (Bombossimo mix) 11
NecroPolo - Bionic Commando stage 4 (Dale vs Wray mix) 11
CZ Tunes - Paperboy Highscore (Christmas Edit) 11
Hazel - Savage (A Kingdom Will Fall) 11
21. BeeZerk - Assata's Song 10
22. Mutherpluckin' B - Sanxion (Unsanxioned Soloing) 9
Marcel Donné - Shockway Rider 9
Ic3m4n - Magic Afternoon (instrumental) 9
Amok - Stormlord (The calm before the storm) 9
23. Suvak Zajos - Gul-Lars Premix 8
Emre Bulsat - Strike Force (noise progress mix) 8
dokmatik - Space Harrier 8
Ic3m4n - Lois Lane (Overboard) 8
Boz - Chimera Subtune 2 (Vanguard Ahoy Mix) 8
Ic3m4n - Law Of The West (Honky Tonk Piano) 8
Skyrunner - Bruce Lee Advanced +pLUs+ 8
Riotbot - Last Ninja 2 Remix 8
moog (Sebastian Bachliñski) - Grillette 8
24. Amok - Maniac Mansion Theme (feat. Mitch van Hayden) 7
Lord Nikon - Spellbound Dizzy (How Many Boulders) 7
Dees - Mutants (Hybrid Remix) 7
mindtraP - Addiction (You are not Alone) 7
25. Kurrel the Raven - Parallax (Andes Ocarina mix) 6
Graeme Slapp - Way of the Exploding Fist 6
NecroPolo - RoboCop ingame (RobbSpotter mix) 6
Mordi - Party of the Year (Bonzax) 6
vurtX - Short Circuit 4 (Dischord Disco) 6
Graeme Slapp - Thrust 2009 6
Peter W - Insects In Space (Genetic Drive Remix) 6
Branko Balsic - Airscape Ride 6
CZ Tunes - Gold Quest IV 6
Riotbot - Druid 2 (moods mix) 6
26. Mordi - The Alibi 5
Dees - The Last V8 (Airline Remix) 5
Mongo Erectus - Lightforce 5
Mordi - Gem'X (happy bleepy-bloopy) 5
Rune-Bertil's - Pandora's Ficka (Ark Pandora) 5
27. Rune-Bertil's - Arkanoid (Tjorven mix) 4
28. Ic3m4n - Golden Axe (Scene Sat Edit) 3
hermitsoft - CJ in the USA - live remix 3
PICRARD - Ghosts'n Goblins 3
Amok - Spellbound (Final Assault) 3
Underphil - Ocean Loader 4 (Ocean Reloaded Mix) 3
Katz - Orbitz (Tune 4 & Push-Chilled) 3
The SIE - MonsterslamWizMix (DDFriday Fistamix) 3
Reyn Ouwehand - Wizball [high score] 3
Slaygon - Rabbit (happy & sad) 3
Mordi - Promises 3
Hank (Lukasz Drzewiecki) - Trilogy 3
Chabee - IO subtune 1 (Visitors) 3
Teo - Cauldron II (The Analog Witch edit) 3
Jouni Vepsäläinen - Creatures (Subtune 8) 3
vurtX - Times Of Lore 9 (Japanese Whispers) 3
Alien - Sweet 'n' blue (radio edit) 3
Ioviani - Twice Effect Demo Maker (Snowfresh Kool mix) 3
Ic3m4n - Zombieparty (2009) 3
Chabee - Be There (Caribian Dreams) 3
Mordi - Big Deal 3
Ic3m4n - Goodbye (See Ya Soon) 3
hermitsoft - Dazzler live version 3

Best Amiga Remix

What Amiga remix did you like best in 2009?

Rank Title Score
1. XxDUSTYxX - TURRICAN 2009 MetalMedley 59
2. daXX - I'm gonna be infectious - daXX Remix 45
3. daXX - Spaceballs - 9 Fingers (daXX RMX) 34
4. Dreamtime - Turrican 2 Main Title (Dosk Mix) 33
5. Peter W - Turrican II (Concerto For Laser And Enemies Enhanc 29
6. luther - Jaguar XJ220 [Luther's remix] 25
7. daXX - Desert Dream - Secret Part (SceneSat Chillout Edit 24
8. Esion - Monday Remix 21
9. Amok - Blueberry Remix 17
CZ Tunes - The Seven Gates Of Jambala (Highscore Remix) 17
10. AmiGamer - Eye of the Beholder Wrath of Xanathar Remix 16
gibs - Echoing (Echoes From The Past) 16
daXX - VivaminE [Oldskool RaveMix] 16
11. Amok - Classic 7 (80s Forever) 14
Amok - Final Fight (Immortal-4-Mix) 14
daXX - Budbrain Megademo 1 - Endtheme daXX RMX 14
12. Amok - Turrican II - The Great Bath (Epic Fail) 13
13. daXX - Chuckrock - daXX RMX 11
Mordi - Mystified 11
daXX - Beams of Light - daXX NeoTrance RMX 11
14. Byproduct - Turrican II Intro (Byproduct remix) 9
15. gibs - XENON 2 : THE REAL MEGABLAST. 8
CZ Tunes - Legend Of Faerghail (Title Remix) 8
Graeme Slapp - Hybris 2009 8
Zzr - Amberstar Track 14 - Lurking Square 8
16. CZ Tunes - U.S.S. John Young (Sea Knight Theme) 7
17. MononoM - Lotus 2 Level 2 (night course) 6
Szudi - Ishar 2 - InGame tune 3 [Szudi^Implexy RMx] 6
daXX - Budbrain - Spooky (daxx RMX) 6
bLAZER - Battle Squadron Highscore (bLAZER's Mix) 6
BeeZerk - Final Fight 6
Szymon Ilich - Cosmos 6
18. Dr Future - Wasteland (2006 - A Number) 5
PTY - Hero Quest Title - Piano (Dream Version) 5
Amok - Killing Game Show - The End 5
Infamous - Chaos Engine 5
19. CZ Tunes - Wings Of Death - Jungle Of Mutants Remix (FX Versi 4
20. NEOX - Settlers Intro Remake 3
Martin Dodd - Sly Spy Secret Agent (Sly 77 Remix V1.2) 3
daXX - Budbrain - Breeze - daXX RMX 3
PTY - Chinese Dream (Full Contact Menu Theme) 3
Carsten 'Mr.Soundwave' Herbst - Xenon - Sector Two 3

Best Veteran (c64 or Amiga)

Who do you think deserves this award for providing great remixes over a period of 5 years or longer?

Rank Name Score
1. Reyn Ouwehand 190
2. Hazel 126
3. Jogeir Liljedahl 97
4. CZ Tunes 94
5. X-formZ 82
6. Infamous 39
DJ Skitz 39
7. Martin Dodd 32
Dr Future 32
8. Marcel Donné 30
9. Dees 21
10. XxDUSTYxX 19
11. Boz 18
12. Doron Deutsch 9
13. daXX 8
Peter W 8
14. Vincenzo 7
15. Skyrunner 6
16. Peacemaker 5
17. Branko Balsic 4
18. Teo 3

Best Newcomer (c64 or Amiga)

Who made the greatest debut in 2009?

Rank Name Score
1. Heartek 86
2. Graeme Slapp 64
3. NecroPolo 60
4. Dreamtime 48
5. hermitsoft 41
Luther 41
6. Riotbot 31
mindtraP 31
7. Balage 24
8. Xenox 20
9. Darkman007 19
Mutherpluckin' B 19
Gamml 19
10. Rune-Bertil's 17
11. CB 16
12. The SIE 15
13. Reptile & Sky 13
14. Szudi 12
15. Psyria 11
Lord Nikon 11
16. Kurrel the Raven 9
17. Shayning 8
Saga Musix 8
C64toBit64 8
dokmatik 8
Proteque 8
18. sauron 6
Alexander Gebers 6
Ioviani 6
19. prof_ethan 5
LukHash 5
20. bLAZER 4
21. NEOX 3
VoA Voxyd 3
Underphil 3
Dj Space 3

Remixer Of The Year Cup 2009

Remixer Of The Year - ROTY 2009 Trophy
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