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  • Summary: Daft Punk's new remix release takes the original Tron movie soundtrack and enlists a bunch of A-list producers to rework the album, including Moby, The Crystal Methon, and Kaskade.
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. 80
    It's by turns soft and loud, gentle and harsh, humanistic and totally machine. And it's very, very danceable. It's the album you were hoping Daft Punk would write last time, only Daft Punk didn't write it-but they did score a major assist from their friends here.
  2. Apr 5, 2011
    70
    With a varied group of artists ranging from established names (Moby, the Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold) to up-and-comers (Com Truise, Pretty Lights), the collection offers eclectic tangents on the retro-futuristic musical world Daft Punk created.
  3. Apr 19, 2011
    50
    TRON: Legacy Reconfigured succeeds as much as most remix projects do, which is to say about 50% of the time, and without Daft Punk's name attached to the project it's doubtful it would have attracted much attention.
  4. Jun 22, 2011
    40
    Just as the TRON: Legacy soundtrack was sometimes stirring, then, these remixes are sometimes danceable, but despite what their rote efficacy might trick your ears into believing, that doesn't make any of them worth a damn.
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  1. Apr 13, 2011
    9
    Losing much of the atmosphere of the TRON: Legacy soundtrack in exchange for the danceable tracks people have come to expect from Daft Punk releases. It's so different I would even recommend it to those who didn't enjoy the soundtrack to begin with. Collapse
  2. Nov 24, 2011
    8
    This is what the Tron Legacy soundtrack should have been. As much as I may have enjoyed the Tron Legacy OST, the ost was still a very contrasting work. Their electronica never seemed to fully blend and merge with the orchestral tone. It was a valiant effort for sure but it is not classic. Reconfigured on the other hand is exactly what I had expected from a Daft Punk soundtrack. Full of life and energy, full of wild beats that just pump colour into what ever they're playing over. Any Daft Punk fan should pick it up and give it a spin. Expand
  3. Apr 5, 2011
    8
    Although lacking the cohesion and consistency of Daft Punk's own work, Reconfigured brings what many Daft Punk fans lamented the lack of in Tron: Legacy - the energy, excitement and joy that made Homework and Discovery so memorable. Reconfigured ditches the moodiness and suspense for the better - it comes out as the Tron Soundtrack that delivers what the fans wanted and expected from Daft Punk, not what the film's producer required. A must listen. Highlights: The Grid (The Crystal Method Remix), Rinzler (Kaskade Remix) Expand
  4. May 18, 2012
    6
    This isn't a daft punk album. It's a Disney album. Daft Punk had next to nothing to do with this release. With that said, it's a rushed, money making album to milk Daft Punks hard work for Tron Legacy a little more. Great artists like deadmau5 couldn't meet Disneys deadline and therefor didn't make it on the album. Still, most of the tracks are decent enough: it still gets a 6/10 from me. I'm actually happy Disney did make this album, for daft punk wouldn't have done it. It's just a shame it was so rushed. Even the artwork is horrible. Could have been so much more! Expand
  5. Apr 20, 2011
    6
    There's no denying that some people were disappointed by the original Tron Legacy soundtrack as they had big expectations and wanted to hear a proper new album by legendary Daft Punk. Those people should check out Tron Legacy: Reconfigured, a collection of fifteen electronic tracks, that make the soundtrack loud and danceable.

    The tracklist includes some well-known artists, but it doesn't mean all of the remixes are great. In fact, there are some remixes that feel uninspired and unoriginal, such us the mediocre Kaskade re-work of "Rinzler" and club-friendly, soft remix of "Derezzed" by Avicii, which turns the excellent original track into something mellow and almost dreadful. The rest of the remixes range from average to very good, as some are just typical bangers that introduce nothing original (severely disappointing Teddybears remix of "Adagio for Tron") and the others show a much better quality than the others.

    There are excellent remixes that justify buying this album. First one is the intense, dubstep-heavy remix of "Derezzed" by The Glitch Mob, then the second track "Fall" by M83 vs Big Black Delta, which mixes the original track with intense electronic synths, banging bass and unique style of M83. The third track is another great track, "The Grid". The Crystal Method takes the very best of the original track and emphasizes these pieces, artfully crafting another enjoyable remix. The other standout remixes are Moby's soothing remix of "The Son of Flynn", 80's like Com Truise remix of "Encom Pt.2", epic "C.L.U." remix by Paul Oakenfold and finally, the smooth remix of "Tron Legacy (End Titles)" by Sander Kleinenberg, which makes the ending of the album very enjoyable.
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  6. Duu
    May 28, 2013
    6
    There was not one bad song on the album. It is hard to judge these songs since the album is a remix album with Daft Punk's name on it. The best songs were tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 9. The album is the most electronic sounding of all of Daft Punk's albums. The first ten songs seem like the core of the album and the rest seem like filler (albeit very competently made filler). This album is one you can listen to straight thru and is good for studying. Expand