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Theme from Zürich (18 Jul 2009 at 15:05)


Hi! Right now I am on a broken-cars adventure to Erie PA to run in a half-marathon on an island. I will definitely suck, even not wearing a costume. But then on Monday I am going to Zurich. So I wrote this Tom 7 Entertainment System tune called Theme from Zürich. It is pretty weird chord-wise but especially for its superposition of triplets and power-of-two rhythms. I also think it is kind of catchy.

irony alert: I know that Swiss Miss is not actually Swiss. (For example its logo would probably be in Helvetica)
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jcreed (cmu-302688.wv.cc.cmu.edu) – 07.18.09 16:34:09
woo entry 2^10!
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Tom 7 (mobile-166-137-134-037.mycingular.net) – 07.18.09 19:48:41
Omg yesssss
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Nels (c-67-171-73-29.hsd1.pa.comcast.net) – 07.19.09 13:42:04
This song has a great outro. Well done.
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Tom 7 (h-67-100-132-217.phlapafg.dynamic.covad.net) – 07.19.09 17:23:00
Thanks. That's my favorite part, which is why it's also telegraphed at the very beginning. (Also then: infinite loop)
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Anonymous (c-76-118-2-206.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) – 07.25.09 16:54:11
Hey Tom,

I looked up your site because I remembered seeing your notebook drawings and fonts way back (1997 I think) and thought they were great. So cool that you still have a site!
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Tom 7 (h-67-100-132-217.phlapafg.dynamic.covad.net) – 07.26.09 14:24:32
Hi! Please come back at least every 12 years, I promise something new! :)
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Sophia (c-65-96-221-143.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) – 08.11.09 22:54:08
I really like this one. Also I will say that I think this may be the first T7ES song where, when it is first starting, I actually think it is music from an old Nintendo game. Super-realism.
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Tom 7 (ip67-152-86-163.z86-152-67.customer.algx.net) – 08.13.09 11:43:17
Thanks! But as for realism, you think it sounds more authentic than my actual NES-tracked songs like Hero Abuse or Giant Stone Space Station? Or maybe it's not so much about the sounds as the tune.
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Sophia (c-65-96-221-143.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) – 08.14.09 10:35:37
Yeah I mean more musically than sonically. So even more realistic than the real thing!
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