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Back in Time Live Germany a big success

23/06/2003Volker Buckow's Back in Time Live Germany was held on the 21st, and was a great success, bringing together continental remixers, fans and composers. Dr.Future will be writing his own review as part of the editorials this month, and there are already galleries from happy partygoers! Check them out!
Submitted by Chris Abbott

One of the last surviving 8-bit software labels cease trading.

14/06/2003Anco software shot to fame on the 8-bit computers, it's most notable release was the kick-off series of games originally designed by Dino Dini. However Anco being only a small label was forced to close operations last month due to the untimely death of company owner Anil Gupta. Anco was one of the last surviving Software labels from the days of the c64.
Submitted by Tas

Merregnon sets standards again with a LIVE orchestra Premiere.

13/06/2003Merregnon Studio's will be world premiering their Merregnon II Album at the first live Symphonic Game Music concert in Leipzig, Germany. The event that features the world greatest titles of recent years like Final Fantasy, Medal of Honor, Tomb Raider or Primal includes a medley from the upcoming Merregnon II soundtrack as well. The concert takes place in the concert hall Gewandhaus zu Leipzig on 08 / 20 / 03.
Submitted by Tas

C64 MIDI files get new home

26/05/2003A new site set up to host the plethora of C64 MIDI files (many of which are by yours truly) has appeared. It also offers Nokia ring tones, and has a crisp C64-like interface.
Submitted by Chris Abbott

Chris Abbott becomes Remix64's new Editor

25/05/2003Today, I appoint Chris Abbott to Remix64's new editor after Neil Carr's recent resignment. I respect Neil's decision, and I wish to thank him for two years of an excellent job as our editor. Neil, I wish you all the best for the future, and hope you'll still find the time to contribute to our little site now and then. Best of luck to you, friend!

I've talked to Chris about taking on the job, and I am certain that he will do it expertly. Chris has deep insights into the SID-Remixing world, and the ability to express things clearly yet entertaining. Therefore I'm glad that he accepted, and I'm looking forward to this collaboration. Welcome aboard, Chris!
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Submitted by LMan

I regret to inform you.

18/05/2003Remix64 has become a very successful venture over the last 2 years and i'd like to think my part of making remix64 has been a slight factor to this. However over the past year i've had to deal with many personal problems which have lead to severe depression, amongst other things. Tho seeming to make a good recovery for a short while, if slowly found myself sinking deeper into depression than ever before, to the point where every day life has become very difficult to cope with. Tho, before i have suggested that i will leave remix64, but then had a change in mind, i have taken many weeks to come to this decision and i feel that for the good of my own mind is that i take a back seat and relinquish my position as Editor of remix64. I will stay part of the website, but in more of a background role in the future (A very background role).

Remix64 volume 2 is under no threat and my work with the CD will remain as focused now and while the product is ongoing. However, i can catagorically say that the series will come to an end after this CD.

I would welcome and encourage anyone who wishes to take my place as editor to contact LMan. But please only offer your services if you are commited.

I applogise to the Staff list at remix64 that i haven't spoken to them while making this decision first. I no longer wish to be part of remix64 in the extent i have and wish for it not to be discussed.

Over the months, you will notice that i become even less involved as others take my place which eventually will see me as the odd contributor.

May i extend my appologies to Markus at this point and wish that remix64 does continue and maybe even better than ever with new personnel. I make this decision for the good of my health and no single person can be held responsable. It's just a job that i cannot find in me any longer and the pressure's of everyday life are too much for me to be able to take anymore without needing to be concerned about such hobbies that have become more stressful than enjoyable.

Good Night,
Neil
Submitted by Tas

Plenty of news on c64 remix CD's (including Remix64)

08/05/2003Now i just stumbled upon this site, and i have little clue what it says as it is in what i presume Swedish.
Submitted by Tas

New and vastly improved merregnon website

23/04/2003For those who are familiar already with the hit CD Merregnon, and who are waiting for what promises to be one of the most ambitious ventures to date, can now visit their new website. The website shows the ambition of the CD and has some useful news on the projects with some nice artworks there too.
Submitted by Tas

Freelancer (Behind the scenes)

17/04/2003The link here, downloads a 73mb video documentary which last over 8 mins long. The video gives a behind the scenes look at the making of freelancer. The game written by Anvil Stduio's features coments from many of the production staff which includes Martin Galway.
Submitted by Tas

400 Page Lexicon about games history

16/04/2003A lexicon (400 pages) about video games has been published in German language now. It includes info about the Merregnon" - project (Merregnon 1 and Merregnon 2). In addition to this, you reportedly can find details about a few composers, such as Andy Brick, Fabian Del Priore, Allister Brimble, Jochen Hippel, Rudolf Stember and Chris Huelsbeck.
Submitted by Tas