2014: General Discussion

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Alastair, 5th Jan 2014.

  1. Sam

    Sam TowersStreet Member

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    It definitely does set the mood perfectly. Seems alright on the surface, but when you scratch a bit deeper, it's hollow and a bit shoddy - just like the rest of the resort!
     
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    AstroDan TS Forum Team Team Member

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    There is indeed no 'issue' but it doesn't actually work because they've ended up having to cut (awkwardly) a 20 second cut of ITHOTMK into it which is quite jarring.
     
  3. Bubblegum

    Bubblegum TowersStreet Member

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    I believe the stacks of Bose ones have been replaced by Ohm's CW-28s. These can also be seen around CBeebies Land.
    There's two on each post at the top of the street, and one on each post at the bottom.

    I do love the 30 second variant ITHOTMK but it's edited quite sporadically into the Towers Street theme, which doesn't make it flow very well, not that the general public probably even notice the music. (they will now it's loud though!)
     
  4. James

    James TS Founding Member

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    Yeah ITHOTMK seems very sudden in the Towers Street track, doesn't sound like it belongs at all.

    I think the Towers Street track is OK. It's by no means outstanding, but it does the job just fine. I think Towers Street is probably the hardest area on park to get the music just spot on.
     
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    Stevie TowersStreet Member

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    They got it spot on in the 90's, now that was a magical piece of music!
     
  6. Alastair

    Alastair TS Forum Team Team Member

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    Does anyone know in which year the Graham Smart Towers Street music was first used? I just want to establish which came first, it or the Hook film soundtrack.
     
  7. _nemesis_

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    I don't know, but I would assume '92. As the TS theme had parts of the Haunted House music fade in and out. Maybe to entice people to the new ride.
     
  8. AstroDan

    AstroDan TS Forum Team Team Member

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    It wasn't about enticement or publicity, it was about creating a piece of music which reflected the theme park at that time.

    In my view the current music fails to capture this in anything more than a 'it's fun here' kind of way.
     
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  9. Rob

    Rob TS Forum Team Team Member

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    I like the current music, I think it fits quite well. However I don't like how ITHOTMK is shoehorned in, especially that version. If you're going to have it then cleverly work it in to the music in the same style, like with the Thirteen and Smiler audio.

    :)
     
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    I do enjoy background music where ITHOTMK creeps up and gently whispers in your ear, "i'm here."
     
  11. TheMan

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    Have you been hanging around @DiogoJ42 a bit too much?
     
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    delta79 TowersStreet Member

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    No However we do have the same zimmer frame supplier ;)
    (time to hide from DiogoJ)
     
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    He's attached a flight sim to his.

    It too randomly plays ITHOTMK!
     
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    It also has elements of Nemesis, Peter Rabbit on Ice and of course Toyland Tours, so it's at least 1994. Although 1995 does ring a bell for some reason.
     
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    phildenholm TowersStreet Member

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    not sure ive ever noticed music in tower street im too busy trying to get to my first coaster :)
     
  16. Dave

    Dave TS Founding Member

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    The basic TS theme is fine, it's just a simplistic orchestration. It either needs re-recording or replacing. Either option is fine by me.
     
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    I notice it all the time, @phildenholm.

    In fact I was sitting outside Towers Trading Co. with some friends I was on park with, and they were saying that they dislike the "new" music and preferred the old one. They were referring to ITHOTMK btw.
     
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    thefatone TowersStreet Member

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    Towers St music is fine without the ITHOMK stuck in it. Though I'd prefer something which suits the grandeur at the end of the street (not the street sellers.. the other side.. the towers!)
     
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    Actual looks like a Christmas event hopefully it keeps growing :)
     
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    @josht wow, it looks great!
     
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