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Title: Baba O Riley Hits The Disco

Audio by Obadiah | in music & audio, genre, dance/electronic

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The Who's classic rock classic twisted and deformed through the wonders of technology into an eight minute electro-freak out, passing through passages of distorted guitar and tribal drumming along the way.

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    • 1. At 1:05pm on 24 Feb 2010, Ed_Bitesize_Host wrote:

      Hi Obadiah,

      This is a great twisted remix! How did you go about the process of taking a song, feeding it through the wonders of tech and making this? What are those techy wonders? Please tell!

      And any more twisted remixes to come? :)

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    • 2. At 6:33pm on 24 Feb 2010, Obadiah wrote:

      Well, the thing that always makes Baba O Riley for me is the huge chords crunching in as the vocals wail and synthesisers flutter, and I thought it would be pretty cool as an electro track. So, I simply took those three immortal chords, and begun building. And building and building.
      In technological terms it was all composed on this Acid music software I bought for twenty quid, and a disc of randomly assorted drumloops.
      Its weird though, that when I've tried to do other deformed cover versions, they've never turned out quite so spectacular, but that may be partly because the simplicity of the original source makes it so easy to build around.

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