herecomethej2000 wrote:Neat! I would love to see an alternative to the standard quicktime based ones. Personally I would love to see the working midi files so I could put them through various modern sound fonts. The new Timbers of Heaven comes to mind.
Curious though, I always thought that the Quicktime and Standard Windows Synth were in fact a dry versions of the Sound Canvas.
Crater Creator wrote:I listened to these and made a loose comparison to the original-ish tracks that come with M1A1. In the process, I had to remember that I've heard Craig Hardgrove's remixes more often than the originals, so what sounds most 'right' to me may be different from other people.
Some disorganized thoughts:
- For the most part these sound sufficiently true to the originals.
- I like the more upbeat tracks like Fat Man and Freedom, but then that's always been true.
- The strings in the second half of Flippant are still 'slow on the draw', giving it an anemic waa waa sound.
- The vocals on Aliens Again seem more processed. Also, for some reason I remember the rhythmic soprano line from Rushing in this song, but I am mistaken.
- What About Bob particularly benefits from the added reverb.
- In Splash, some of the melody gets indistinct in the low register, though it's probably the slow attack I hear in Flippant again.
Crater Creator wrote:Yeah, listening to these kind of makes me wonder how it'd sound if the music were performed with live instruments . I'm tempted to jump into GarageBand and start messing around myself, but I probably won't.
I suppose my main reason for posting is so you know people are listening to this and appreciate what you're doing. I hope more people weigh in with comments, since we surely have better music critics around here than myself.
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