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Evil-Dog - World of Legends (Cover)

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This was made for the NGAP NAC January 2019 "Honoring the Greats"!

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A little drumroll with them toms maybe? Like military style? I feel this could reach its full potential if you really squeeze the quality outta each instrument to its maximum... However this is not a bad project at all. Good stuff!

***Jan. NAC 2019 Judge review***

Of all the Evil Dog songs, why the one that isn't punk?! Jokes aside, this is an interesting take on an already interesting song. I like the original.

I felt myself getting bored with this remix though. It lost the dynamic flow the original has and seems to just go on the same note for all its 5 minutes. I was expecting a modernization of sounds as well but the samples were also pretty weak.

Nevertheless, I respect the effort.

***Jan 2019 NAC Judge Review

Definitely still holds those Dark Fantasy RPG title screen vibes the original had, but you did a good job of getting away from some of the monotony the original slips into by the midpoint.

Kinda sad I didn't get to hear the later drumline section get reworked, but you seem to have a more ambient vision for the remix, and I can respect that.

JordanKyser responds:

I could not get the end drumline to work out for me, so that was a sad thing for me. :(
Also, I did take a more ambient approach, although it was a bit difficult with the beginning.

This is a pretty true form of the original. I personally think I prefer your instrumentation over the original... it doesn't sound so abrupt and harsh and synthetic sounding.

The mastering on this is quite low, and not sure if you meant for it to sound like this, but it doesn't give the prestige of this track justice and honestly doesn't hold my interest for very long. A track like this needs to have command presence and not just blend into the background.

This is a pretty minimal track with very little going on, and with that you need to make each sound grab the listener and carry them through the rest of the track. This composition is quite predictable and sort of unoriginal, so it doesn't really carry the same magnitude as the original.

It's not a bad remix, but it seems lacking in making it your own remix.

Overall 3.5/5

oh god it's just as long as the original hahaha..

nice use of the church bells, some nice thumps goin' on there.. it does feel a tad too far away though.. like I am listening from next door hehe, lacks a bit of the intensity evil-dogs has.

overall not bad - but I feel the mastering could use some work, or just some of the overall volume, but it is a rather faithful cover - I think maybe the choice of instruments compared to his might be a little lesser quality too - seriously I dunno what the hell he was using in 2003 but they were pretty damn good.

it's not bad though.. I give it a 3.5 out of 5.

-shawn (Chronamut)-

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Jan 24, 2019
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5 min 15 sec
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