Encore64 Album Now Available on RKO for Free + Announcing Encore500!
Press release from the creators of Encore64:
Ladies & Gentlemen, we are delighted to announce the release of the entire Encore64 album on RKO & Remix64. That’s right! All 13 tracks have been uploaded so you can enjoy the Encore64 album for free. Whether you choose to listen to individual tracks in isolation or take the whole-album journey, we’re sure there’s something for everybody within the diverse contents. This upload comes just ahead of the release of Encore500, due early-summer 2023. With its massive, 100+ minutes of Amiga Remixes. 20+ tracks by some of the Amiga’s legendary, original musicians, Encore500 is a powerhouse of both Game & Demo music. As far as we know, the Encore64 upload is a first; an entire, current, commercial album given freely to RKO/Remix64. If you say you are doing something for the love of the music & scene, you really should back that up. So, now you can listen, review & comment on the albums' tracks and we hope you will appreciate the invention & creativity which went into making this eclectic album as diverse & different as it is… The Encore Team...
Glyn R Brown - Cyberdyne Warrior (Encore64)
wibblyteapot69: It's Glyn R Brown innit
Skyhawk: Inventive and varied. A delight for the ears!
LaLa: Those vocal chops are freaking amazing! Mix in some SID sounds and synth-pop elements, and you get a smashing earworm of a tune.
slaygon: Let it rip, brother!
Mordi: This slaps! ... As the kids say.
Poppykuk: Great Electronica remix. The mix is loud & proud.
Poppykuk: Another really good encore 64 electronica remix. This Danko fellah knows his stuff.
Glyn R Brown - Denarius (Encore64)
pastoelio: BEST REMIXER EVER
Poppykuk: I wasn't familiar with this sid by Peter but Glyn added some Hollywood to it and made it epic.
wibblyteapot69: Glyn R Brown with the magic again
Romeo Knight - Shadowfire (Encore64)
Fozzee71: Brilliant! Sounds amazing! Nailed it!!!
neriakX: Awesome guitar mix and skills! I really dig it - well done!
Poppykuk: So hard and driven but I like it
slaygon: Did someone reuse some Zeitgeist presets, perhaps?=)
Peter Clarke - Bubble Bobble (Encore64)
Poppykuk: Yes, it did make me smile, I get it!
pastoelio: COUNTRY RENDITION OF BEST GAME MUSIC EVER EXCELLENT
Peter Clarke - Ocean Loader III (Encore64)
Poppykuk: I've always loved this loader music from Peter. So many memories of waiting for games to load. I really like the first half orchestra additions in this remix.
pastoelio: OH WOW ANOTHER CLASSIC I JUST LOVE WHAT THIS OLD BASTARD DOES TO IT
Peter Clarke - Stationary Ark (Encore64)
Poppykuk: This is just amazing. So many guitars layered beautifully. For me, this is Peter's best remix from the album.
Fred Gray & Tomas Danko - Tintin on the Moon (Encore64)
Poppykuk: Fred Gray? Fred Gray! It should get a red just for that name but the remix is really good too.
Fred Gray & Peter Clarke - Mutants (Encore64)
Poppykuk: Fred Gray again! A really nice, inventive version of one of my favourite c64 tunes
Peter S: Great version of 1 of the best Fred Gray tunes!
Tomsk - Fourth Protocol (Encore64)
wibblyteapot69: Already a great tune. This is a great remix
Poppykuk: Lots of real emotion in this. Good job Tomsk
Editorial note: Several commercial CD projects have been partially or fully released for free in the past (Rob Returns, Cinematic 64, Remix64 vol 2 for instance) .
We certainly applaud the love and enthusiasm Encore64 and those previous projects dedicate to our small and special scene.