Mario & Luigi Dream Team; Some Fantastic Music Remixes!

Mario & Luigi Dream Team already has one of the best soundtracks of any 3DS game ever made.  But while the original music is absolutely fantastic on its own, I’ve also come across many equally brilliant remixes of said tunes on Youtube, which I think just about everyone could enjoy.  So here they are.  Here are ten fantastic remixes of Mario & Luigi Dream Team songs that I found while searching Youtube!

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Shinesparkers working on Harmony of Heroes; A Smash Bros Fan Music Album!

It’s well known that the music in the Super Smash Bros series is fantastic, made of some of the greatest orchestrated remixes and covers of tunes from all throughout Nintendo history.  It’s also fairly well known that Shinesparkers’ last project, the Metroid fan album ‘Harmony of a Hunter’ was a great series of fan remixes and covers of music from the Metroid series.  So what happens when you put two great things like this together?

This new album they’re working on, that’s what!  Yes, they’re working on a new music album based on the Super Smash Bros series  and are covering music from every single series represented within!  There’s going to be new versions of Mario music, Zelda music, Pokemon music, Star Fox music… and yes, even some Metroid music as well!  So yes, this should be absolutely brilliant.  I mean, I didn’t quite have the interest in their Harmony of a Hunter album that others did due to a general lack of interest in the Metroid franchise, but damn I love hearing fan takes of classic Mario or Zelda series tunes!  And if they decide to cover some of the great Smash Bros exclusive themes like the below, it’ll be even better!

Now they don’t have to cover all the music in the series (although darn that would be nice), but seriously, 30-50 fan redone versions of classic Super Smash Bros themes and tunes from the Nintendo franchises represented in?  I don’t think anyone can say no to that.

Here’s the announcement trailer:

This project looks to be one of the best things I’ve ever seen Nintendo music wise.  I’m definitely looking forward to its release in 2014, is anyone else?

Source (official site):

http://www.harmonyofahunter.net/blog/harmony-of-heroes/

Kanto Symphony released for free on Youtube

Remember the orchestral rearrangements of classic Pokemon Red and Blue music that was released just a short while ago?  Well apparently, it’s now officially been released for free on Youtube for all those people who didn’t want to buy the album or download the music files.  It’s 100% legit too, it’s the team behind this project who released the music there and made this playlist.  Here it is:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv1EAqcvJFuG-CMLxveY7eNEcse3xXm1a

As well as some samples:

It’s highly recommended too, these songs are absolutely fantastic orchestrations of your favourite Pokemon Red and Blue music, and they cover every single track in the game.  What are you waiting for?  Get listening Pokemon fans!

Donkey Kong Chiptunes Ahoy; DK Vine Releases Chip Country!

Like the music from Donkey Kong Country 1 and 2 and also like chiptune remixes of it?  Well you’re now in luck, since DK Vine have released a fantastic ‘album’ of chiptune remixes of classic Donkey Kong Country themes!

Most of it’s from the first two games for obvious reasons (but at least Donkey Kong Country 3 gets a Northern Kremisphere remix) and some of the tracks have been covered by multiple people, but it’s great regardless.

Here’s the page where you can listen to all the music:

http://www.dkvine.com/features/music/chip_country/

So far I’d say my favourites are the second Fear Factory remix (The dystopic version) and the Crocodile Cacaphony one, although some of the others are pretty good as well.  If you like Donkey Kong Country music, check it out right this minute!