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Review: Output64

Once in a while a record company has an idea. The big idea of this one? Hire the "best" underground remixers, produce a C64 cover album and aim it at DJs. Did it succeed? What do you think? A review by Chris Abbott. Sour grapes? Nah...

Review: Sidologie

Sidologie is Marcel Donné's pet project: a set of C64 remixes paying tribute to Jarre and Vangelis. Andrew Fisher ponders Marcel's magnum opus...

Review: Crystal Dreamscapes

Crystal Dreamscapes, by Orpheus, is billed as "The First New Age C64 CD". Does it live up to that billing? Andrew Fisher, independent reviewer, ponders the 12 tracks with suitable crystal clarity.

Review: Immortal 2

Here we have it, the second CD in the series of Immortal. Ruben Monterio released the original Immortal, but this time Jan Zottman takes over the reign of producing and continues the series with Immortal 2.

Remix64 The CD - Independent Review

Here is another in High Technology Publishing’s excellent range of remix CD’s, and this one has taken some unusual choices in track line up. Familiar tracks from Rob Hubbard and Martin Galway are joined by some less well known tracks.

Review: Galway Remixed

Reyn should be familiar to many by now as a fine Sid Composer. But also for his superb CD Nexus. Now Reyn lends his hand to a new CD, "Galway Remixed". Featuring 11 of Galway's c64 tunes.

Review: Instant Remedy

Instant Remedy has been gaining a huge reputation as a remixer of C64 tunes, and here is a CD full of them! The 15 tracks last over 70 minutes...

Review: PPOT - Loading Ready Run

Press Play on tape are a Danish Band well known for playing famous c64 anthems live. This CD features 14 tracks and just under 60 mins of music. The music on this CD is not of the normal synthesised nature, but all the tunes are created using real instruments. 2 keyboards, bass, guitar and drums. In this case it means a more personal and characteristic performance for gives the listener a fresher approach to the art of c64 remxing.

Review: Nexus 6581

Reyn Owuehand composed many great c64 Anthems; Last Ninja 3, Flimbo's Quest spring to mind. Who better than the original composer to bring these and many other tunes to life. So here we are Reyn's first C64 remix album Nexus.

Review: Unfortunate Brain Chemistry

The first thing that instantly strikes you about this CD is the considerable amount of attention that has been applied to the use of stereo. Seth has worked exceptionally hard to use its full effect.