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 2019? 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 2019? Things you maybe never heard before? Creative and different takes on originals?
What was the c64 remix that impressed you most in 2019?
What Amiga remix did you like best in 2019?
Who do you think deserves this award in 2019 for providing great remixes over a period of 5 years or longer?
Who made the greatest debut in 2019?
|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
Back in Time 2
by Various Artists
Back in Time 1 broke a lot of ground, so the sequel aimed to raise the bar. The second album used some extraordinary talent such as Peter Connelly, Jogeir Liljedahl, Tonka and Danko to provide a much more varied soundscape than the first. Highlights include the beautiful orchestral version of "Forbidden Forest", the ultimate feel-good remix "Wizball 2000" and the spine-tingling "Galway is God" Rambo/Green Beret medley, as well as featuring a remastering of the first ever C64 Remix: Rob Hubbard's own "Thalamusik" from Zzap!64 issue 26. Round that off with an extended club mix of Comic Bakery and Fred Gray's own funky interpretation of his own Batman theme, and you've got a CD which still stands the test of time today.
Arranged by Markus Schneider & Mahoney
On first listen.....a little weird...perhaps a bit too brave....not that keen on the parody
Three to Four listens...getting to really like this now, beautiful instruments, excellent singing, and odd but strangely enjoyable voice overs.
And now....Well it's on in the car CD compilation and I'm so bloody glad it is. I think people will miss out on this perhaps because it's a bit 'way off theC64' mark, but I love it. Fantastic orchestration and Mahoney is guilty as ever of trying something a bit differnet. I works great for me. I hope others don't miss out on this great track by disregarding it on first impressions. Thanks guys and gals - a favorite of mine !
Review by tomsk
Arranged by DJ RETROGrade
Japanese auctioneer speaking fast, please, let me know. Then it has a sort of
minimalistic oriental feel to it with exotic drums and that sitar-like lead.
Which would be okay with me, except that this goes on for over 5 minutes
without much variation - and it makes this remix boring. Cut this remix in
half or introduce some variations or add a climax or something.
Review by LaLa
Arranged by JB Xplodingfist
Review by LaLa