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

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

3.) River City Randsom – Mega Ran w/Toussaint Morrison (Lazerbeak), The MC Type & Phillip Morris – “River City Handsome”
Original composer(s): Kazuo Sawa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16.) Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge – Helicopter Knife Fight – “Whip This Beat (praying Hands)”
Original Composer(s): Hidehiro Funauchi

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

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

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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