If Metroid’s soundtrack was lofi hip-hop

Samus & Chill is a tribute to the music of Metroid, Nintendo’s beloved sci-fi video game series. Producer Tune in with Chewie transforms the dark, atmospheric Metroid soundtrack into laid-back lofi hip hop, featuring soft piano chords, smooth vintage synths, and expressive guitar. Samus & Chill is a carefully crafted homage to the music of Metroid.

Lower Brinstar

Samus & Chill marks Tune in with Chewie’s first release with video game record label GameChops. Exploring a wide array of tracks from the Metroid series, Chewie remixes tunes ranging all the way from the series’ debut on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986, through Super Metroid, Metroid Fusion, and the Metroid Prime trilogy.


Chewie, real name Nestor Estrada, is a guitarist and music producer native to Los Angeles, California. Producing and composing music for over a decade, he’s also the lead sound designer at Output, a software instrument company. Chewie produced Samus & Chill with Logic Pro using custom-built synthesizers, orchestral sound libraries, and vast textures created from his eurorack and guitar. While Chewie’s been a guitarist most of his life, his piano chops also shine through across the album.

Samus & Chill vinyl album cover
Samus & Chill is available on vinyl via Bandcamp

Samus & Chill features 12 tracks from the Metroid game series, including tracks from Metroid, Super Metroid, Fusion, Prime, Prime 3, Other M, and Samus Returns. Compositions by Hirokazu Tanaka, Kouichi Kyuma, Kenji Yamamoto, Minako Hamano, Masaru Tajima, and Akira Fujiwara. Compositions are licensed and used with permission.

Album Credits
Produced by Tune In With Chewie
Album Artwork by Onsta
Album Design by Jack Grimes
Mastered by Dj CUTMAN

Tracklist for ‘Samus & Chill’

Side A: 19:53
1. Theme of Samus 03:42
2. Lower Brinstar 03:04
3. Crashed Ship 03:19
4. Samus Appears 02:59
5. Brinstar 03:15
6. Crateria Surface 03:31
Side B: 19:47
7. Metroid Prime 03:21
8. SkyTown 03:21
9. Sector 1 03:04
10. Ridley 03:10
11. Magmoor Caverns 03:50
12. Corruption 02:59

Samus & Chill is available via preorders from the GameChops Bandcamp.

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