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First of all, a sincere apology. I released this on YouTube a long while ago, but wanted to do further work to it before sending it to Whomix. Alas, it remains the same, though this version is longer than the YouTube rendition which was itself a shortened version of this. It follows the same structure as the previous mix of the same title.
New or revised elements feature; such as alternative melody samples of my own, alongside the original Derbyshire samples provided by the wonderful Danny Stewart. I was going to eliminate the Derbyshire samples from this mix, but it felt like listening to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy theme without the banjo, or The Lark Ascending without violins. They just sounded so fundamental. The mix also includes a grinding electric guitar bassline, which was meant to give a punchy, engine vibe (I thought "what if the Tardis engines could sing?") but it didn't turn out as well as I hoped. Sounds like some inept guitar playing! (Which is exactly what it is, of course)
You also notice that Murray's previous versions of the theme actually feature quietly in the background. This is because I used them as a guide in the early stages (as a sort of musical scaffolding) but upon removing them, there was an exuberance in the strings in particular that had simply disappeared and I was unable to recreate. This was something I planned to rectify before sending this to Whomix, but I couldn't access my newly bought VSTi package until Christmas.
As ever with my mixes, this was cobbled together with MIDI Connections, a Yamaha PSR-1500, Nero Wave Editor, Sony ACID Music Studio and lots of tea.
I hope to send another newer mix very soon!
Thank you and sorry to all those who I've disappointed! My priorities keep shifting like a member of the Cult of Skaro in a panic attack!
Here's to Matt, Karen and the Moff! Hope their first series is a corker!