Music teaser: Grand Prix Circuit (Trance Remix) by Avalkis

For celebrating the soon starting Formula 1 season 2017, here is a sneak preview teaser from my upcoming trance / 80s & 90s style remix of Kris Hatlelid‘s awesome music soundtrack from the 1987 computer game classic Grand Prix Circuit by Accolade.

The final piece will have f.ex. 1980s style lyrics :). Stay tuned!

Music: Do Penguins Dream of Warmth (2001)

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Here’s a piece from the 2001 album World Lies in Leaves with a long ambient beginning and psychedelic trance ending.

The title and the theme of this song derives and was inspired from the penguin short story in the Disney film The Three Caballeros (1944). I saw it first time on a VHS in the 1980s and got it as a gift one memorable Christmas. The animated short tells the story of a penguin living in the South Pole. He doesn’t appreciate the cold conditions at all and dreams of sun, warmth and palm trees. I totally relate to that even though I’m a wash-proof Finn otherwise :).

Also, the title refers to the cyber punk science fiction novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) by Philip K. Dick, which the movie Blade Runner (1982) was based on.

Hope you enjoy this trance of the past! More to come, stay tuned.

Music: Reflections (2001)

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I love techno/electronic trance.  This is one of my favorite “classic” style trance pieces from 2001. It has a flavor of acid and goa trance.

  • [download or play the mp3, if the player above doesn’t show up] (4:05). From the albums My Departure (2000) and single My Inherit(r)ance (2001).

And here’s the ten-years-after “2011 Nostalgie Remix” – with a “surprise” ending: