Remix64.com Awards 2009
The ResultsMordi won 2009's big price, being the new Remixer Of The Year. Firestorm massively scored #1 in the categories
Most Innovative Mixand
Best c64 Mixwith his version of 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 Veteranfor the third time in a row, followed up by Hazel. The award for
Best Newcomerwent 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. 😃
Who made the best remixes in 2009? Who was most active and supportive?
|9.||moog (Sebastian Bachliñski)||37|
|Mitch van Hayden||6|
Lifetime Achievement Award
What remix really made a difference in 2009? Things you maybe never heard before? Creative and different takes on originals?
What was the c64 remix that impressed you most in 2009?
What Amiga remix did you like best in 2009?
Who do you think deserves this award in 2009 for providing great remixes over a period of 5 years or longer?
Who made the greatest debut in 2009?
|13.||Reptile & Sky||13|
|16.||Kurrel the Raven||9|
Today is the final day of the kickstarter with massive talent involved, so if you want to participate, head there now.
The organiser Matt Smith wrote about it:
Splendidly, as we head into the last day of the campaign, we've hit the £19,000 mark and unlocked a new stretch goal. The deluxe liner notes booklet accompanying the AP album (in both its digital and physical incarnations) will now feature a full 100 pages of groovy stuff, including a special Complete Control section written by Rich Pelley, in which he’ll endeavour to provide solutions to all your problems – game-related or otherwise. Hurrah!
How much more can we accomplish in the next few hours? With your help, we could yet hit another stretch goal! There's still time to support the project if you haven't already, and continuing to spread the word about it would be a massive help too. Just click the link above for more information!
A Kickstarter campaign to create a new album of Amiga game music remixes, all of them connected with classic '90s magazine Amiga Power, is now live.
Journalist and long-standing AP fan Matthew Smith – not the Manic Miner creator – is seeking funding to create Amiga Power: The Album With Attitude, a double-CD collection of more than 30 brand new remixes inspired by the magazine. The first disc will feature tracks based on tunes personally selected by former AP contributors, while the second disc will contain tracks based on games and demos given away on the mag's coverdisks over the years.
A whole host of star musicians are involved with the project, including Andrew Barnabas, Allister Brimble, Mike Clarke, Fabian Del Priore, Olof Gustafsson, Jogeir Liljedahl, Joi, Jon Hare, Chris Huelsbeck, Barry Leitch, Patrick Nevian, Jason Page, Instant Remedy, Matthias Steinwachs, Jeroen Tel and Tim Wright.
Among the tracks set for inclusion are pieces from Apidya, Banshee, Blob, Cannon Fodder, The Chaos Engine, Fantasy World Dizzy, Fire & Ice, Gloom, Harlequin, Hired Guns, Jetstrike, Lotus Turbo Challenge 2, No Second Prize, Pinball Fantasies, Sensible World Of Soccer, Shadow Fighter, Speedball 2 and Stardust, plus many more.
The album will also include a deluxe liner notes booklet containing more than 80 pages of facts, song lyrics, exclusive artwork and written contributions from the AP team.
If you want to grab a copy for yourself (in physical or digital form), along with a variety of bonus rewards, you can support the Kickstarter campaign here: apkickstarter.com
Submitted by Matt Smith
by Marcel Donne
If Jarre and Vangelis had done C64 music: they would have sounded like this. Highlights include a stunning cover of Rob Hubbard's Knucklebusters, a full length Miami Vice which fills the soul with Martin Galway's rhythmic and arpeggionic genius, and a cheeky "Band in the Rain" tribute with the Wizball High Score Theme. From Jarre to Vangelis, to a sound that reminds you of both but remains unique to Marcel, this album goes way beyond tribute into "soul satisfying". C64 Music has never sounded so evocative.
Arranged by Makke
I was a little disappointed with some of the transitions, and I was dying to hear an authentic fiddle in there somewhere take the main theme and do something marvelous with it; I feel the piece lacks something as a result, and the ending doesn't feel quite right, but that's just my personal take on the matter.
A good piece, to be sure
Review by mfe
Arranged by LightSide
Review by LaLa