Giudecca

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Giudecca

Song Information

Giudecca's banner.

Artist: D.J.SETUP
Composition/Arrangement: D.J.SETUP
Additional Vocals: b(rad)
Producer: TaQ
BPM: 155
Length: 1:55
Genre: PSYCHEDELIC TECHNO
VJ: VJ YUZ (2-D art by GOLI)
First Music Game Appearance: beatmania IIDX 8th style
Other Music Game Appearances:

Lyrics

Some vocal samples can be heard.

Song Connections / Remixes

  • An extended version of Giudecca appears on TaQ's live album, bounce connected.
  • Giudecca shares a vocal sample with Gamelan de Couple, from MAMBO A GO GO.
  • The version of Giudecca used in DanceDanceRevolution ULTRAMIX3 has the background vocals changed, presumably since it sounds too much like swearing.
  • A remix of Giudecca by dj REMO-CON, titled Giudecca -Remo-con RMX size M-, appears on dj TAKA's first album, milestone.

Trivia

Giudecca's unused banner.
  • In Dante's Divine Comedy, Giudecca (also spelled Judecca) is the lowest level in the ninth circle of hell (the Inferno), just above Satan. It contained the souls of those who betrayed their benefactors.
  • Giudecca is also an island near Venice, Italy. Unlike hell, it mostly contains resort hotels and summer homes, and some 16th-century churches and convents.
  • As beatmania IIDX 8th style had no overlays in its song videos, Guidecca is GOLI's only art in 8th style not from result screens/Internet Ranking/title cards (in the case of xenon).
    • It's also VJ YUZ's only video in 8th style.
  • Similar to xenon, Giudecca's unique title card (in this case, the font of the song itself) was not kept in the home version.
  • A slightly different banner of Giudecca was used in the DanceDanceRevolution ULTRAMIX3 official website, where the song was credited to DJ Setup.

Song Production Information

D.J.SETUP

Up until now I've been consistently self-produced, but this time in producing me TaQ has drawn out a new D.J.SETUP.

I really like the "inorganic" feel this track has through its controlled use of tension. It's a lot like being irritated by something.

Once again, the video is a collaboration with Yuz. Even though we never had a chance to sit down and talk things out, we can trust each other to know what the other is thinking without having to say a word. I'd like to remain in this partnership as long as possible.

Video Production Information

VJ YUZ

I made this movie with the aim of letting the player get wrapped up in the great feeling of the song's speed and overall coolness.

A general, free-for-all discussion follows.
"Wonder! The Giudecca Effect!"

About the time I first heard this song, VJ GYO left a 7th soundtrack CD on my desk - another staff member had gotten us a bunch as souvenirs.
Then, HES made us all Okinawa food!
I got IIDX 6th style for PS2 from Kani.
GOLI gave me yakiniku.
And so on. I was really lucky.

Thanks, SETUP!
By playing Giudecca all the time, you too can all enjoy a happy life!

Difficulty & Notecounts

beatmania IIDX difficulty rated from 1 to 7+ in 8th and 9th style, 1 to 8 in 10th style, 1 to 8+ in 11 IIDX RED, and 1 to 12 from 12 HAPPY SKY onward.
DanceDanceRevolution difficulty rated from 1 to 10 from DDRMAX2 to SuperNOVA2.

beatmania IIDX

Game SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Beginner Normal Hyper Another Normal Hyper Another
Notecounts 291 470 1016 1381 600 1129 1392
beatmania IIDX 8th style→11 IIDX RED - 4 7+ N/A 5 7+ N/A
beatmania IIDX 10th style - 4 8 N/A 5 8 N/A
beatmania IIDX 11 IIDX RED - 4 8 N/A 5 ↑8+ N/A
beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY→Present - 4 ↑9 11 5 ↑10 11
beatmania IIDX 8th style CS - 4 7+ 7+ 5 7+ 7+
beatmania IIDX 11 IIDX RED CS 2 4 8 8+ 5 8+ 8+

DanceDanceRevolution

Game Single Double
Beginner Basic Difficult Expert Challenge Basic Difficult Expert Challenge
Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows 104 / 9 179 / 42 295 / 30 434 / 23 561 / 35 / 0 179 / 42 295 / 31 433 / 24 538 / 7 / 0
DanceDanceRevolution ULTRAMIX3 / Dancing Stage Unleashed3 N/A 3 6 9 N/A 4 7 9 N/A