Remake Of Game Tunes turned into Dance Tunes

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Remake Of Game Tunes turned into Dance Tunes

Post by yethboth » Tue Aug 14, 2007 2:57 pm

Any ideas that could be released into the charts and appear on the dancefloors as well as the Hits Channel on Freeview?

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Post by merman » Tue Aug 14, 2007 5:47 pm

There was the Instant Remedy album of C64 remixes in a dance style - see www.c64audio.com for previews and digital downloads.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Aug 14, 2007 5:47 pm

You mean other than Dr Spin with Tetris, or Kernkraft 400's Zombie Nation clone of Lazy Jones?

Or do you want us to suggest possible new ones?
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Post by Dudley » Tue Aug 14, 2007 5:59 pm

Hmm, damn you god of throwaway gags.

It was Ambassadors of Funk if anyone cares.
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Post by sleeper77 » Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:08 pm

You must have had the same Now compilation that I did with the same 2 songs included.
There was also a Lemmings song I had on cassette. Anyone remember that?

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Post by Dudley » Wed Aug 15, 2007 5:18 am

sleeper77 wrote:You must have had the same Now compilation that I did with the same 2 songs included.
There was also a Lemmings song I had on cassette. Anyone remember that?
Same compilation? I own both CD Singles ;)
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Post by Tapey297 » Wed Aug 15, 2007 5:25 am

There was also a sonic track Called "SuperSonic" can't remember who by though.

Another one I heard a couple of years ago on the creamfield CD mixed by Ferry Corsten was: Hiroki Esashika - Kazane

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Post by ZeroCipher » Wed Aug 15, 2007 5:36 am

I got a record somewhere of Sega tunes remixed in a Drum n Bass style.

Stuff like Fighting Vipers, Virtua Fighter etc.
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Post by GarryG » Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:53 am

Well I suppose 'Megablast' by 'Bomb the Bass' counts as a game tune as well!

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Post by TMR » Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:56 am

There's that dance mix/(c)rap version of Super Mario Land too...?

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Post by CraigGrannell » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:06 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:You mean other than Dr Spin with Tetris
I just checked this out on YouTube and brought back some awful memories. Recipe: create some sub-KLF w*nk, add in that incredibly irritating "woo, yeah!" sample behind the beat (which was LAW in the early 1990s), have some idiot do a voiceover, and shove in some hooks from a popular [game/old pop hit/movie*].

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Bleh.

I always thought Kernkraft 400 was good, though, even if the composer went about things in entirely the wrong way (i.e. illegally). I always thought C64Audio should have headed in a rather more crassly commercial direction in that kind of way. (There are plenty of C64 hooks that would work as dance tracks, such as Comic Bakery.)
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:18 am

I didn't say Dr Spin was good, I just vaguely recall it charted, as did the Mario theme iirc.

Didn't it also have some production input from Andrew Lloyd Webber? I know Timmy Mallet's Itsy Bitsy... did. Kiss of death that Webber involvement. How he ever became known as a composer I'll never know.

Kernkraft 400 I like. Unfortunate circumstances that one, but at least it worked out in the end, unlike the Timbaland/Nelly Furtado fiasco where he just behaved like a right twonk, playing the big man.
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Post by merman » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:35 am

It was Webber's Really Useful Company that co-produced the Dr Spin effort, don't think the man himself was involved...
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