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This is the Remix Edition
For the portion of this section about Pink Floyd remixes, you will notice many links to other pages. Follow them. They flatter me.

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Part I: Pink Floyd

Though according to this page, my first remixes were done in 1994, they were really done in 2000. I was immensely enamored with the existing Trance Remixes of Pink Floyd material which essentially took the existing albums and worked in new, repetitive electronic music to create a new mood for the material. Since I had been listening to Pink Floyd for SO LONG, it was a neat breath of fresh air. MP3 trading was in its early inception, and it was really easy to find just about anything electronically for free. I amassed the entire collection of existing remixes very quickly, but I wondered why the classics Piper at the Gates of Dawn, A Saucerful of Secrets, Ummagumma, More, The Wall, and The Final Cut weren't remixed (especially if The Division Bell was, gosh!).

I was VERY new to computer music, having just started using FruityLoops and Sonic Foundry Acid to make my own music, but I decided to make a remix album. How hard could it be?


I am lazy, and I find my own album covers on the internet.

The decision to do More first was not a difficult one. Three years earlier, I had recorded my own drum track to the opening track, Cirrus Minor, to spice it up. It took me about one week to do the whole album, and I put it on a Pink Floyd Remix website. I got good enough comments to inspire me to make another. My second choice was The Final Cut!


Google Image Search: the best/worst thing to happen to the internet.

Again, another week and I had this one fresh out of the oven. I played the keyboards and bass on this one a good bit (way more than I did for More), and again the comments were uppers. I traded the MP3s of both of the albums on a Pink Floyd bootleg Hotline server. Hotline was an old, easy-to-use, IRC-meets-AIM-meets-Windows File Manager interfaced internet program, and it was awesome. A few people downloaded them before it closed. That was the only way anyone had access to them.

"But how did they get widespread enough for you to find your own album covers online?"

There was a CD store in town called X Records. I dropped by one day to find myself excited over the owner's PF bootleg collection. One thing led to another, and soon enough we agreed to trade five of my collected bootlegs for five of his. I fulfilled my end of the bargain very quickly. So quickly, in fact, that I found my remixes on eBay a few days before he completed his end of the deal. So what? My remixes on eBay.... going for over $30?! I was not okay with that, and a friend on the Hotline server warned the highest bidder. I was a little upset, but eBay continued to show some hints of my remixes here and there (though I've never made a single penny from them!)... and now even Wikipedia has mine joined together with the previously-made, professional remixes:

"In the mid-1990s, several unknown people released pirate trance remixes of More, Atom Heart Mother, Meddle, Obscured By Clouds, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here (which was later reissued), Animals, The Wall, A Collection of Great Dance Songs, The Final Cut, A Momentary Lapse of Reason, and The Division Bell."

After these two semi-successes in the remixing world, I did two more complete PF albums, Piper at the Gates of Dawn and A Saucerful of Secrets, but through some computer negligence, I seem to have lost them (I have been looking for them for three years now and can't find them). Luckily, "See Saw" and "Corporal Clegg" exist from the latter, and let me tell you, to this day I have not done a better remix than "Corporal Clegg."

What do I think? Honestly, I think that my two "released" Pink Floyd remixes are garbage. They're way too repetitive and they use too many of Sonic Foundry's royalty-free Acid loops. Very little original music was put into the remixing, and a lot of repeating verses glaze over the projects. With my remixes for PatGoD and ASoS, I made many of my own loops and things... but they don't really matter now do they? For MP3 samples, check out my discography page.


Part II: Life After Pink Floyd

First, I tried some more artists I knew, such as Shawn Phillips. The advantage to remixing Shawn Phillips is that my family's in contact with him. I began with a terrible remix of the song "Rumplestiltskin's Resolve":

Then, I progressed my Acid-loop talents a little and created Remixibution around the same time as PatGoD and ASoS... meaning the original files are lost (though I have a remaining rough mix). Check out the discography page for more info and samples.

Somewhat inspired by Moby, my next target for remixing was field recordings. I remixed Stewball first...

Download Stewball (2.93 MB mp3)

...which used many original loops, but the loops aren't the highest quality. I did two or three other field recording remixes, but then I decided to try my hand at remixing my own music. That is how SeedS' 37 Remixes was born.

Then, along came this website. After I made this website, I pretty much decided it was my place to do whatever I wanted and put whatever I wanted on it. I created two remixes of Arabic music provided by my friend, Ehab:

These remixes have been immensely popular on my website, along with a remix of Bob Marley's "Stir it Up," which I took down due to overwhelming popularity (though according to my father, he found it on a download service... ARGGH!). They have even been played on the radio, though I have never made any money off of them.

Though now I hate the site with a passion, for a while I was really into Overclocked Remix. I originally put my two video game remixes, Mario Phat (Super Mario Medley) and Path of Sephiroth (FF7 One Winged Angel remix) on my webspace to submit for the site, but after 4 submissions spaced out over different 6-month periods, I gave up on them. Currently, these are the two most popular tunes on my website, though through gay-ass music search engines such as Singing Fish, most people don't know they are downloading music from my site (check your freaking ID3 tags!) That's something that sort of pisses me off. If you're going to download MY music for free, you should at least know that you are getting it from my site... maybe email me... something.

Anyway, since I can't stop the flurry, I can only add to it:

Download Mario Phat (4.8 MB mp3)

Of course, I don't want anyone to equate me to Lars Ulrich from Metallica. Downloading my music is fine, but I want the credit... so please pay more attention.

Recently, my most popular (amongst people I meet) remix has been my remix of a 1980s commercial for the Colgate Pump entitled "Clogate Pump."

I hope you enjoy the remixes I have put on my site. Do me a favor and email me to tell me how you like them, or buy one of my movies/soundtracks or something. I don't make money from this website.