Retro VGM Revival Hour – Covers, Remixes & Medleys

Video games are amazing. Throughout America there exist a special group of people that take some of video games’ greatest compositions and put their own arranged twist on it for some amazing results.

Music comes in all forms, from rock to metal to rap and electronic – even folk rock and orchestrated.

The Internet has given rise to the popularity of various video game cover bands which is why this STAGE of the retro VGM revival hour intends to feature some of these amazing video game cover bands and individuals that are just simply amazing. Everyone already knows who Powerglove, The Megas, and The Protomen are, But there are many others who are also great and emerging. And i think it’s time their amazing talents were showcased to the world.

so with that outta the way, lets get started!

======Game – Title – cover composer – Original Composer=====

1.) Megaman, Megaman 2 & Megaman 3 – Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra – “Megaman – Suite”
Original composer(s): Manami Matsumae, Takashi Tateishi, Yasuaki Fujita & Harumi Fujita
Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdVpJfXXoFI

2.) Kid Icarus: Uprising – Alyssa Menes – “Dark Pit”
Album: Meet The Light
Original composer(s): Motoi Sakuraba, Yuzo Koshiro, Masafumi Takada, Noriyuki Iwadare, Takahiro Nishi & Yasunori Mitsuda
Link: acmenes.bandcamp.com/releases

3.) River City Randsom – Mega Ran w/Toussaint Morrison (Lazerbeak), The MC Type & Phillip Morris – “River City Handsome”
Original composer(s): Kazuo Sawa
Link: megaranmusic.com/album/river-city…rod-by-lazerbeak

4.) Terranigma – TheOnlyDeerAlive – “Underworld theme“
Original composer(s): Miyoko Takaoka & Masanori Hikichi
Links: @michael-poirier-6

5.) MegaMan X – Protricity – “Mega Man X “Brainsick Metal”
Original composer(s): Setsuo Yamamoto, Makoto Tomozawa, Yuki Iwai, Yuko Takehara & Toshihiko Horiyama
Link: ocremix.org/remix/OCR00569

6.) Earthworm Jim – Mr. Tengu – “New Junk City Remix”
Original composer(s): Tommy Tallarico

7.) Ninja Gaiden – MiniBosses – “Ninja Gaiden medley”
Original composer(s): Keiji Yamagishi & Ryuichi Nitta
Link: minibosses.bandcamp.com/

8.) Journey & Undertale – Taylor Davis – “Journey Medley (Apotheosis & I Was Born For This), Bonetrousle & Megalovania”
Original composer(Journey): Austin Wintory
Original Composer(Undertale): Toby Fox
Link: www.youtube.com/user/ViolinTay

9.) Final Fantasy III (Final Fantasy VI) – Jesús Chic Acevedo, Pearl Pixel & ZackParrish – “A Legacy Forgotten (Terra)”
Original composer(s): Nobuo Uematsu
Link: ocremix.org/remix/OCR03034

10.) Shovel Knight – Little V Mills – “Strike The Earth ‘Epic Rock’ Cover”
Original composer(s): Jake Kaufman
Link: littlev.bandcamp.com/

11.) Donkey Kong Country 2 – Vincent Rubinetti – “Encounter In The Abyss (Lockjaw’s Saga)”
Original Composer(s): David Wise

12.) The Legend Of Zelda – Lindsey Stirling – “Zelda Medley“
Original Composer(s): Koji Kondo
Link: www.youtube.com/user/lindseystomp

13.) Super Mario Kart – The OneUps – “Koopa Beach”
Original Composer(s): Soyo Oka
Link: theoneups.bandcamp.com/

14.) Streets Of Rage 2 – MagicMusicX – “Dreamer (Jazzy Remix)”
Original Composer(s): Yuzo Koshiro & Motohiro Kawashima

15.) EarthBound – Super Guitar Bros. – “Winter’s White & Snowman”
Original Composer(s): Keiichi Suzuki & Hirokazu Tanaka
Link: superguitarbros.bandcamp.com/

16.) Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge – Helicopter Knife Fight – “Whip This Beat (praying Hands)”
Original Composer(s): Hidehiro Funauchi
Link: ocremix.org/album/58/legacy-gam…oy-25th-anniversary

17.) Journey to Silius – Ollie Longz (Banjo Guy Ollie) – “Journey to Silius Title Theme”
Original Composer(s): Naoki Kodaka
Link: banjoguyollie.bandcamp.com/

18.) Metal Gear Solid – Daniel Tidwell- “Main Theme (Metal/Rock Guitar Cover Remix)”
Original Composer(s): Kazuki Muraoka, Hiroyuki Togo, Takanari Ishiyama, Lee Jeon Myung & Maki Kirioka
Link: danieltidwell.bandcamp.com/

19.) Kirby Super Star – The Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra (The Orchestral Game Music Concerts Series) – “The Gourmet Race, Collision Theme & Theme Of Kirby’s Triumphant Return”
Original Composer(s): Jun Ishikawa & Dan Miyakawa

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