Animal Crossing, the beloved video game franchise from Nintendo now has its first full-length remix treatment be remixers Ben Briggs and ectogemia. They have produced a nine track remix album in honor of the Animal Crossing series.
World 1-2 is a music project directed by Mohammed Taher, founder of Koopa Soundworks. A fan of video games and their music, Mohammed saw two separate communities of musicians: composers that work for game companies, and independent remixers. Inspired by both groups, Mohammed directed a project that would unite them. Part original composition, part remix, World 1-2 is a twenty track album that pays tribute to the remarkable history of Video Game Music.
Joshua Morse is a composer and remixer, with projects ranging from robust game soundtracks to expansive remix projects with Overclocked Remix.
His first release with GameChops is Ridge Racer Arrange 2013, fusing chiptune and jazz together in this progressive remix EP based on Namco’s Ridge Racer series. The album is a collaborative effort, featuring a song from halc, and instrumentation played by Anthony Lofton, Joshua Morse and Anthony Morgan.
bLiNd joins the GameChops roster with this album of TEN video game remixes from the Nintendo Entertainment System; Final Fantasy, Mario Bros, Castlevania and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to name a few. NESteryears is a tribute to the games of old with bLiNd’s time-honed production skills, utilizing trance, dubstep, and electro influences to craft this artist’s first full-length remix album to date.
Benjamin Briggs’s first-ever sampled game audio album includes five pumping arrangements of Dave Wise’s unforgettable tunage from one of the best racing games of all time. Diddy Kong Racing: Bootleg Circuit features over 17 minutes of pulse-pounding, nostalgia-fueled house beats, expertly mastered by the one and only Dj CUTMAN.
Kirby’s Bassface is a five track EP exploring music from the Kirby series in Mykah’s high energy, drum and bass style. Source material stems from the earlier games, themes from Kirby’s Dreamland for NES and Kirby’s Super Star for SNES make up the album. Originally composed by Jun Ishikawa for Nintendo, Mykah has made these tunes all his own.
Featured on Joystiq, Giant Bomb, Dustrctoid and more, WiiU Grooves is a free mixtape of beats and remixes from Nintendo’s Wii U video game console. Made in honor and respect for Nintendo and its engineers, from a lifelong fan.
Gombette is a collection of tracks inspired by the Super Mario Role Playing game Super Mario RPG, and the Paper Mario series. Five tracks in migrating styles of house, electro, and chillout. It’s certainly a soundtrack for adventuring.
Rokko Chan: Extended Play is a collection of exclusive mixes from the Rokko Chan Soundtracks, a fan-made Megaman style Flash game and music project to benefit the recover efforts put forth by Peace Winds Japan. Organized by the staff of video game news source Nubuwo, Rokko Chan: Extended Play is a offered as a free download to fans of the game or the talented artists included herein. Featuring remixes by Dj CUTMAN, Spamtron, Rockman, FantomenK and more, this album is a unique collaborative effort that benefits a good cause. Download the album and Play the game for free.
The Diddy Kong Racing champion turns his focus to Sonic the Hedgehog, creating two unique remixes that blend multiple Sonic tunes together. Both draw inspiration from Aquarium Park from Sonic Colors; Trash FM pulls from Sonic 3, Dub Interference from 3D Blast.