Massive chilled out remix album Playing Video Games by Magicxbeats by genoboost

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Not one, not two, but over two dozen laid back beats from music producer Magicxbeats. Get your fix of chill remixes ranging from tons of VGM new and old. From Chrono Cross to Final Fantasy XIII-2, from Mortal Kombat 3 to Marvel vs Capcom 2, with dozens of tracks in between. Nearly every system from the past twenty-something years is represented in this massive collection of amazing tunes. 

With this many tracks, I've got to point out some of my favorites, including the video game sampled intro that really sets the tone for the full album. The aforementioned MvC2 gets a lovely remix of the famous Clock Tower theme. A nearly six minute remix of The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time's Windmill Hut is a hypnotic track to light up to. Despite the nostalgia permeating the aforementioned tracks, my absolute favorite has emerged as the stirring remix of Pokemon Black & White track "Emotion"

I also can't forget the outro, which is simply, and appropriately, the audio of one of my favorite sketches from The Chapelle's Show.

You can have the entire collection for a mere $5 via Magicxbeats bandcamp site.

Watch "Stickerbrush Symphony" from Donkey Kong Country 2 performed by Ace Waters by genoboost

The first of many amazing videos by Ace Waters showing the performance of various classic video games. Things start off with a wonderful rendition of the well known track from Donkey Kong Country 2, Stickerbrush Symphony.

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The first in a new series of covers of songs from my favorite video games. Inspired by a marathon playthrough of Donkey Kong Country 2, this is one of my favorite songs from the game.

Listen to OCReMix 'La Samba de Agua' from the Super Mario Bros. 3 video game by Mustin by genoboost

Back when I first heard of OverClocked Remix, I decided to grab every Mario song I could and slap them on a CD. Evidently it was early enough in OCR's history that the entire selection of Mario songs wasn't more than 80 minutes of music. Within that collection of songs was Mustin's phenomenal live arrangement of the oft overlooked world map music from World 3: Ocean Side.

To this day, this track remains one of my favorite Mustin arrangements, and OCReMix releases.

I also love that I don't have to state the name of the song, because the song does so itself!

 

http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00323/

ReMixer: Mustin

• Game: Super Mario Bros. 3 (Nintendo, 1988, NES)
• ReMixer(s): Mustin
• Composer(s): Koji Kondo
• Song(s): 'World 3 Map'
• Posted: 2001-04-19, evaluated by djpretzel

Announcing Groovy: 20th Anniversary Earthworm Jim Tribute album, dropping Dec. 31st by genoboost

In honor of the power suited invertebrate

I'm very excited to announce Game Music 4 All's next compilation, Groovy: 20th Anniversary Earthworm Jim Tribute. The album launches on New Year's Eve, December 31st.

Official website gamemusic4all.com/groovy

Music in this video by 
Masdamind - Lorenzen's Gangsta Changes
ThePlasmas - (H)ate the Tangerine

Hear the full tracks at soundcloud.com/gamemusic4all

Thanks for listening!

Spirit Climes - a Tales of Xillia inspired electronic album by Emrls Community Music by genoboost

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I love these types of albums, such as Spirit Climes from ECMusic that take inspiration from a game, then flip that into an original album full of tunes inspired by that game. It's almost as if you get a bonus disc of amazing music included with the game. In this instance, said game is Tales of Xillia 1 & 2 from the often overlooked Tales of... series of RPGs. Though I haven't played this particular iteration of the series (I am also doing some o that overlooking, sorry Xillia fans), I feel like I can recognize the style of To... series composer Motoi Sakuraba.

This album opens with a breezy, cool summer evening style atmosphere, a sharp contrast to the burning sunlight hours of August, when this album debuted. As the album continues, tracks such as "Sylph" and "Volt" create a different atmosphere. One filled with a little more adventure and perhaps a few enemy encounters.

Even in this albums most intense or bass thumping moments though, there is always a sense of calm flowing just beneath the surface. I believe it's that undertone that shows the influence of the renowned but slightly obscure music of Motoi Sakuraba through the entire album.

The seven track instrumental album is available for download via the ECMusic bandcamp page.

The GM4A Weekly VGM Recap for December 8-14, 2014 by genoboost

This week has been the calm before the storm. Expect not one, but two sweet updates from GM4A this week! I've been hard at work mustering up the time and energy to take on more projects, and soon you dear reader shall reap the rewards!

Keep checking back with Game Music 4 All this week for tons of news! 

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