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Re: Most catchy st tune ever

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Artura

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I was going to say 'Sickest So Far' from PYM, but you could almost take your pick from that demo.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LjhRUEjoLI

Catchy? Needs special brain soap to get that one out of your head.
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Not sure if these count..

Star Ray, though couldn't find the full intro :(

Castle master for sure, can't get enough , thats why I resampled it ;) skip to 1:16.

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Re: Most catchy st tune ever

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The punish your machine main menu by Big Alec is very Catchy and one which pops into my head often, I think it's a cover of a C64 tune right enough.

TIm Follins G & G Music was some of the most catchy stuff not to have used sid voice etc.

I quite like the Christopher Guard music on Skate tribe too.

There are so many great tunes, arghhh. TAO has some nice ones.

Jochen has so many which were used over and over but for good reason.

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musojon74 wrote:Well I have spent all morning so far with the tune from Ranarama going through my head. It got me thinking - what is the catchiest st tune ever? What gets stuck in your head for days?

I'll start off with 2 nominations.


Ranarama
Zynaps

Note that they don't have to be your favourite tunes just the ones you can't get out if your head :-)

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Yup Zynaps.

As soon as I spotted the thread that tune jumped into my head... It took me a minute or so to remember which game it was from though. :lol:

Honourable mention for the theme tune on Eliminator. Nice to leave that one on and let it loop. 8)
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musojon74 wrote:Well I have spent all morning so far with the tune from Ranarama going through my head. It got me thinking - what is the catchiest st tune ever? What gets stuck in your head for days?

I'll start off with 2 nominations.


Ranarama
Zynaps

Note that they don't have to be your favourite tunes just the ones you can't get out if your head :-)

Jon

You know they're by the same bloke? (Dave Rogers) He Also did the music for Exolon which is pretty good too.

there's a transcript of an interview with him here;

http://tacgr.emuunlim.com/interviews/daverogers.html

know this cos he's one of my favorite YM composers too :cheers:
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- Goldrunner
- BIG demo opening tune
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Punish your machine - sickest so far
(never realised it was a version of a section of Mike Oldfield's Tubular bells until recently!)
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Cyprian wrote:Breath by Mystic Bytes
Music by TAO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3F-iTgv7Xok
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Anything from Tao of Cream or Mad max :)
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Reality by Big Alec:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBi_-X4KuPo

Anybody who knows what demo this tune was in?
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First time it was ever used was in an ST News mag. One of the final ones I guess (vols 11 or 12)
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Re: Most catchy st tune ever

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There are some nice tunes here, many I've heard before.
Apologies if it's already in this thread and I missed it, but a tune I heard ripped and used in lots of intro's and even a tetris game was by Mad Max (I think?) and it had a morse code-like voice going just about the whole time. That used to get stuck in my head.

The music from Outrun also still gets stuck in my head to this day.
Especially the tune that starts at 3:46

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dhedberg wrote:Reality by Big Alec:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBi_-X4KuPo

Anybody who knows what demo this tune was in?
Didn't know this tune, thanks :)
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Sorry, I can't pick one. Mad Max was my first Atari ST chiptune hero, but later joined by the likes of Tao, Cerror and 505, and too many others to mention. Just like to say a quick thank you Atari tunesmiths everywhere for what they did / what they do. It's appreciated.
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i'm surprised no one mentionned chambers of shaolin by mad max yet...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3G7WyWx72Zo
the intro is long on this one but when the beat kicks in... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7au-1xk4X8
when the snare kicks in yummy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZafQx5ivLVY

they all are available on sndhrecord btw http://sndhrecord.atari.org/mp3/Mad_Max/Games/

retrospectively i think the music played a huge role in how much i loved this game
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State of confusion by TAO :)

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I really liked the music in the Paradox Pacemaker STE demo:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpXelwSNXqQ
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exxos wrote:Not sure if these count..

Star Ray, though couldn't find the full intro :(

Was the sampled version at the start in the Powerpack version? I'm guessing probably not, but my memory is fuzzy.

And my submission is for this:

Still have this intro music in my head.
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I always thought this crack intro by The Blade Runners was really catchy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjLkMusyY8I
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Hazzardus wrote: Was the sampled version at the start in the Powerpack version? I'm guessing probably not, but my memory is fuzzy.
No the powerpack version does not have the sampled music only the original release does afaik.

BTW Exxos does not seem to be active here anymore but here is my video of Star Ray and it play the full intro :)

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