FeekZoid - Thrust (Magnificent Worlds)

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Duration:
7:57
Released:
26/03/2003
All-Time charts position:
571
Score:
87%
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The best Remix I have heard!! Gorgeous theme!
The beginning gives me the chills... Always. And in a good meaning. Awesome tune, excellent job!
Nice synths with good mixing of the original.
Beautiful! But of course cannot compete with Visa Röster's outstanding version!;-)
The name says it all: the magnificent worlds of commodore :)
Awesome, simply awesome!
Good to drive!
But does it blend? Yeah.. Not so much.
Feekzoid has done some of my favourite remixes and this is yet another cracker. This and Visa Roster's are the only 2 in my "Ultimate" Remix playlist!
Love the variety, from the heavy bass to the space-like synth part with (japanese? ) speak.
Review by Mayhem
26/03/2003

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Not many people got to hear Feekzoid's original take on the Thrust tune. This newer remix actually manages to improve on it. If the tune solely concentrated on Thrust, it may have been even better (if that's hard to believe). A raw, pounding guitar laden riff/dance version of the main theme hits your ears... before giving way to a more melodic cover of Arcade Classics and some very ethereal vocals. And then returning to the main theme and finishing off on a dynamic note. Having listened to this countless times already, it doesn't get boring and still demands attention.
Review by craigg
26/03/2003

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While not being a direct cover of Thrust, Feekzoid's Magnificent Worlds manages to eek out the power of Hubbard's C64 original and intensify it. Clever use of muted SID sounds are melded with powerful drums and industrial sounds that slowly build and encapsulate the listener. A break at the mid-point finds Thrust giving way to an alternate reality version of Arcade Classics, performed with pseudo-orchestral charm rather than the breakneck guitars of the original. Thrust's crunchy goodness then makes a brief and welcome return to complete the remix in fine style.

Although there have been wilder remixes in the past, Feekzoid's lack of adherence to the original tune is a breath of fresh air, and he successfully manages the difficult task of combining two very different styles. While there are a few technical niggles here and there, it would be churlish to overly criticise a remix that proves to be inventive, interesting, listenable, and still remain at least partly true to the original. Recommended.
Review by eliot
30/03/2003

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It's long ago since Paul's last upload but it was worth waiting for this release. The charme of C-64 revived while he managed a grandious melt of different styles. The only technical disadvantage are some crackles... Besides that there are no more words to discribe, just listen this stunning remix yourself!
Review by LaLa
05/04/2003

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Quite an interesting piece. The human brain tries to categorize everything,
but mine failed miserably with this one. It contains not only several
different styles of music (like the ambient opening, the heavily electronic
main part and the tranquil second part towards the end), but it also includes
a remix of Arcade Classics in addition to Thrust. I like how the different
pieces of Thrust are - excuse my pun - thrust together to form a very
recognizable but rather different musical experience. The Arcade Classics
remix would be great by itself, but since it's enclosed by Thrust, it feels a
bit out of place. In summary, it's a technically impressive, but stylistically
somewhat confusing piece.