Another week has come and gone, and this past week so the end of the, in my mind, enormously successful Sonic Revolution. If you haven't checked out the results, you can do so here. It was a ridiculusly close competition, and I want to thank everyone who helped me with it and everyone who entered. I look forward to more submissions from all the competitors in the coming future, be they for a contest of not.
Given the success of Sonic Revolution, I plan to run another contest very soon. It may not be of the same magnitude that this was, but I'm a college student and the funding for this kind of thing doesn't grow on trees. I have a few ideas that I'm kicking around, so you will just have wait until next week to find out. Also, before I go any further, I just want to mention that if your a music enthusist and you like final fantasy, and you don't yet own one or both of The Black Mages albums, you need to do yourself a favor and get them. Now. Just be forewarned that if you pick up the second one, the vocals may shock you. That is all.
With this weeks submissions we have a midi transcription of the gameroom theme from Zelda: A link to the past. Then we move into what appears to be piano remix week at RPGamer, with two amazing piano remixes, one a collaboration of Dhsu and Blak_Omen of Overclocked remix and another by the fantastic Sonic Revolution judge Rexy, of Vgmix fame. I love the work here in both pieces, since i can listen to piano music forever and be happy. I also appreciate, and support, the fact that these artist, despite being posted on other sites in the remix community, still submit to here. It helps get the music out, which is good for the listener and the artist. I encourage other remixers to do the same and submit anything and everything they have to Sound Test. Its just one more outlet for people to listen to your work.
And so, I bring this week to a close. I would like to mention that neither barieuph nor I have recieved any questions for a possible FAQ for remixing. As he said last week, if there are no questions, its hard to give answers. So send those away. Also, if you have and questions or suggestions or anything in that neighborhood, please make sure to put [sound test] in the title of the email. Its hard to sort through all the spam, and I only ever look for the words music, sound test and submission. With that I've said my piece. Time to get back to work on Xenosaga 2 and some behind the scenes sound test work. But mostly Xenosaga 2.
Matt 'barieuph' Russo
Music Submissions - firstname.lastname@example.org