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October 16, 2013
75 bpm
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A slightly underrated action/adventure game, Strider was another one of those games that I didn't think anyone really played, but they should have. The music is a great mix of mysterious, almost-spy-theme-like tracks that were often fast-paced and grooving. 

Just to introduce some variety into the album, I went waaaaay off-script with this remix. The short loop that plays while you're racing across a rail car gets turned into a lounge jazz-cum-chamber music offtime thingy. It was a challenge and a delight to try to turn a straightforward tune into something new and different, while (hopefully) still retaining recognition.

Source: Strider (NES) - Rail, by Harumi Fujita