A project spearheaded by Stephen Kennedy
who wanted to honor Nobuo Uematsu
through a series of remixes of various Final Fantasy
music. The idea being that Stephen would collect music artists from around the land to assemble a single, unique masterpiece
of a CD containing some of the best Final Fantasy remixes known to man. Naturally, such an ambitious project requires capital
, so Stephen was eventually able to raise USD $10,000+ over the course of a year or two by promising donatees a special 'gold' edition of Project Majestic Mix featuring music that didn't make the final cut.
You can visit the website of Project Majestic Mix
, where you can download some of the amazing-sounding MP3
samples of various remixed songs.
Unfortunately, my opinion of this project has dwindled over time. A year ago, I donated approximately CND $50.00 to the project in addition to purchasing a copy of the CD in advance from AnimeNation (Project Majestic Mix will be selling their CD through AnimeNation). The single largest problem that this project has had, in my opinion, is time. They've simply taken too long to get the product to market. No offense to Stephen Kennedy, as I'm sure he's a very great individual and has the best of intentions, but this project is taking far too long. They've been at it for two or three years now, and it seems that every time a new Final Fantasy comes out, they scrap some of their older remixes in favor for new ones from the newer games (thus starting the studio remixing process all over again). This isn't the best way to do things; they should simply release the CDs with older remixes and then release another CD later with the newer stuff.
Other than that, when this tribute to Nobuo Uematsu is released, it should be awesome to listen to.