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#1 pixie_twinkle

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:44 PM

Bizarre, and yet strangely hypnotic. You too can go to sleep to the delicate sounds of the Imperial March... :huh:
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:48 PM

Hmm. I agree, strangely hypnotic. just the audio clips are too short! lol

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:01 PM

Imperial March sounds rather creepy... I mean, really?!
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:12 PM

I wonder if anyone has ever tried playing this to a sleepy baby.
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:36 PM

:lol: Imperial March sounds like Danny Elfman had arranged it during his Edward Scissorhands and Batman Return phase.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:46 PM

For those who have spotify, it's on there.

I love the X-Files one - it's even spookier when done in a more childlike manner.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:00 PM

For those who have spotify, it's on there.

I love the X-Files one - it's even spookier when done in a more childlike manner.


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Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:38 PM

I think this is just awesome..!
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:46 PM

I've only heard three samples, and I keep waiting for it to kick into the rest of The Neverending Story.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:49 PM

These are actually really cool! The Imperial March rendition gave me the chills...really creepy, not sure I could sleep to that...

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 12:27 AM

I immediately thought of this lullaby technique that JW himself uses. For example, the intro to Hedwig's Theme, Turtle Doves, Listening to Carson, The Nursery, A Tree For My Bed etc.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:47 PM

I think that he is very much influenced by Brahms.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:18 PM

This is such an awesome collection! And perfect choices all around, it has like a theme from each of my core favorite films! Haha!

I notice there is a CD version available, but it is a CD-R. I wonder, when they make their CD-Rs, do they master it from the 320 MP3s they sell or is it from a FLAC or similar source? Does anyone know how Amazon goes about this? I'm just imagining if it is actually worse to get the CD-R quality-wise in case you rip from it.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:39 PM

And incredible number of wrong chords.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 03:58 AM

Ya, there are a lot of weird chord progressions there, but not like any non-film score fanatic will notice :)

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 03:58 PM

He, he....cute. Sounds like something that could be tailored to my taste these days, as I've veered more and more towards the calm and more away from the bombastic.

But to be fair, it sounds very cheap and stuff. So no. :)

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 12:37 PM

Hearing this stuff with an actual piano and real strings would make this an instant buy for me.




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