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New Dj CUTMAN album of remixed videogame music out now


33 excellent songs for your earholes
Mar 01
// Ben Davis
Web musician Dj CUTMAN has created a ton of awesome remixes of videogame music over the years. Today, he released his newest album, Volume III, compiling selected works from 2012-2015. There's a lot of great stuff in here, re...
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Mega Mensch 'Mohel Man'


Oy
Aug 25
// Dale North
This brilliant piece comes from long-time friend Jake Kaufman, composer on tons of videogames including Shantae, Ducktales: Remastered, Boot Hill Heroes, Contra 4, and many more. His music is incredible. He's a dear friend, ...
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Pre-order Mega Ran's Mega-Lo-Mania documentary for free music


Also, exclusive liner notes
Aug 24
// Dale North
If you search Destructoid for Mega Ran, you'll see that he’s got a lot of love from us over the years. The self-proclaimed chip-hop teacher/rapper/hero is at it again with a new documentary titled Mega-Lo-Mania that ch...
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Gambi

Scritch, scratch, and remix your favorite chiptunes with Gambi


Oh, my, chiptune-eyed surprise
Jul 08
// Brittany Vincent
Gambi is an interesting app that allows you to remix and play around with chiptunes. It includes a free track that you can mess about with, though the actual app itself is $7, if you want to take the plunge. The layout is qu...

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Weekend Playlist: Zelda beats you probably have not heard


The Ocarina of Grime
May 24
// GRIMECRAFT
Not going to lie, Hyrule Warriors has me pretty excited this week. Seeing Link in HD glory really gets me going – so much so that Ive almost forgot about Watch Dogs and Mario Kart 8. Perhaps I am exaggerating a bit, bu...
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Remix Default was produced on a 3DS


Time to make some pocket bangers
May 23
// GRIMECRAFT
Last week saw the release of Ralfington and Dj CUTMAN's Bravely Default remix album featuring four tracks that pay homage to the characters of the critically acclaimed Nintendo 3DS game. Using Korg-DS10+, Rytm...
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Weekend Playlist: Sweet Chrono Trigger remixes


Time traveling bass frequencies
May 17
// GRIMECRAFT
I was up very late the other night reading Mario Kart 8 reviews from all over the Internet. My excitement for this game can hardly be contained, and I'm looking forward to visiting my local GameStop this weekend to get my ha...
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OC Remix launches new label OverClocked Records


Game music community music label
Jan 23
// Dale North
You know about OverClocked ReMix, right? It's that awesome site that you go to for quality videogame remixes. Yours truly has been a proud member for almost 15 years now, so I'm kind of proud of their launch of OverClocked Re...
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Ragnarok Online

Ragnarok Online Elemental Tunes delivers large music fix


Three discs of music, including arrangements by top Japanese composers
Dec 26
// Jayson Napolitano
After our look at the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last week, I wanted to turn my attention to this year’s special release, dedicated entirely to the music of Ragnarok Online. Elemental Tunes features f...
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Ragnarok Online 10th anniversary box has lots to look at


Playing cards, key chain, mouse pad, music CD and more
Dec 19
// Jayson Napolitano
We just featured an issue of Note Worthy last week, but I thought the elaborate packaging and contents that GungHo put into the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last year deserved its own moment in the spotlight. It i...
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Mario Kart remixes

Warm up with remix album Mario Kart: Bonus Beach


Pay what you want for three tracks by Benjamin Briggs
Dec 13
// Darren Nakamura
Are you suffering from one of the winter storms that recently hit, burying your home in feet of snow? If so, this won't technically help you, but it may remind you of some of the classic beach tunes from past games in the Mar...
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Remix

Super Mario 3D World hip-hop remix by Dj Cutman


Because the main theme wasn't catchy enough as is
Nov 24
// Jayson Napolitano
We've said time and again how great the Super Mario 3D World soundtrack is. The team used the game's main theme quite extensively in promotional videos for the game, and it became obvious that they were taking the series in ...
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Mega Man

OverClocked ReMix releases official Mega Man album


Capcom-sanctioned album shows they're thinking of Mega Man
Oct 31
// Jayson Napolitano
OverClocked ReMix has already made it big in our books, contributing to the Video Games Live concert series and creating the soundtrack for Capcom's Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. On that latter front, OCR has t...
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Secret of Mana

Spectrum of Mana tribute album now available


Three discs of arrangements paying homage to Secret of Mana
Sep 30
// Jayson Napolitano
Last month we shared an exclusive sample of Spectrum of Mana, a 3-disc tribute album to Hiroki Kikuta's timeless Secret of Mana soundtrack featuring stemage, Alexander Brandon, Tim Yarborough of The OneUps, and many others. T...
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Hip Tanaka

Composer Hip Tanaka honors Yamauchi with Nintendo remixes


Famed Nintendo musician pays respect to his old boss
Sep 23
// Tony Ponce
Hiroshi Yamauchi, the man who made Nintendo a gaming empire, passed away last week. Though he may have been a cutthroat codger while at the company's helm, his influence cannot be denied. His former employees have no doubt fo...
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World 1-2: Encore

World 1-2: Encore offers more world-class game arranges


Follow-up to the amazing composer collab World 1-2
Sep 15
// Tony Ponce
World 1-2 was pretty amazing. If you didn't snatch it up when it was first released, do realize that you have been missing out on a masterful collaboration of professional game composers and enthusiast arrangers, with contrib...
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Gunstar Heroes

Celebrate 20 years of Gunstar Heroes with OC ReMix


Be Agressive! is the latest OCR tribute album
Sep 14
// Tony Ponce
Treasure knows how to make some f*ckin' games. That's an undisputed fact. And one of the best Treasure games is of course Gunstar Heroes on SEGA Genesis. Did you know it just celebrated its 20th anniversary this past Monday?...
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Link's Awakening

Link's Awakening's jams get chopped for MeowMeow & BowWow


A fresh Zelda remix EP straight out of GameChops
Sep 07
// Tony Ponce
While some of us were attending PAX and getting all the ladies, others were back home, hard at work in the studio. My buddy Dj CUTMAN produced a brand new Zelda EP through his net label GameChops, and it's ready for mass cons...
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The Eevee EP

Pokemon: The Eevee EP pleases Charles Darwin


New OC ReMix album mocks God
Aug 25
// Tony Ponce
Did you know that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution was first published on August 20, 1858? OverClocked ReMix knew, which is why the music arrangement clan celebrated the monumental scientific event by releasing Pok&eacut...
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Secret of Mana

Celebrate 20 years of Secret of Mana with fan remix album


Your ears are ready to be invaded
Aug 14
// Jayson Napolitano
It's really been 20 years since Secret of Mana was released. I still listen to the game's amazing soundtrack composed by Hiroki Kikuta on a weekly basis, so it's great news that a group of musical masterminds have combin...
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Final Fantasy remixes

Electronicaga! Triple Triad album remixes FFVI-VIII


British producer Mykah drops a triple dose of Final Fantasy goodness
Jul 10
// Tony Ponce
OverClocked ReMix released the absolutely bonkers five-disc Final Fantasy VI: Balance and Ruin last week, and as good as it is, I imagine a few people went, "That's too much music, dammit!" I'm sure those people would prefer ...
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FFVI OC ReMix

Balance and Ruin: FFVI OC ReMix is out now


Download the five-disc album for free
Jul 02
// Darren Nakamura
It's been a bit of a bumpy ride for the Final Fantasy VI OverClocked ReMix. After easily reaching its Kickstarter funding goal a year ago, the project was scrapped due to copyright issues, but was then back on later in the y...
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Animal Crossing remixes

Allow K.K. and Friends to touch your musical soul


Animal Crossing remix album by Ben Briggs and ectogemia
Jun 24
// Tony Ponce
Ladies and gentlemen, I am playing Animal Crossing for the first time ever. I scored a copy of New Leaf, popped it into my 3DS, and immediately fell deep into Tom Nook's financial pit of despair. I can tell this game is going...
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Mega Man remixed

Mega Ran and JP chip artists to remix Mega Man once more


Contributers include composers of Street Fighter IV, Streets of Rage 3, and Ape Escape
Jun 10
// Tony Ponce
Mega Man rapper Mega Ran may have recently dropped a stellar Castlevania hip hopera album, but he'll never forget the little blue dude who propelled his music career, resulting in his decision to leave his teaching gig and fo...
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Banjo-Kazooie Symphony

Guh-huh! Banjo-Kazooie Symphony is up for download


Happy 15th birthday, Banjo and Kazooie!
May 31
// Tony Ponce
Ready to celebrate 15 years of the Bear and Bird? Blake Robinson's Banjo-Kazooie Symphony is ready for your Jiggies! We previewed select tracks from the album a few weeks back, and now the 30-song, 72-minute release is avail...
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K.K. Slider

K.K. Slider covers Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'


Catch that Daft Punk fever
May 30
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
YouTube user Alex Romero made this little mashup featuring K.K. Slider in place of Pharrell Williams in Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Nothing mind blowing, but if you enjoy K.K. Slider's demonic voice and the Daft Punk single, then you're in for a good time. [Via GoNintendo]
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VG a cappellas

The ecstacy of Smooth McGroove's VG a cappellas


Two months of Sonic, Chrono Trigger, DuckTales, and more
May 25
// Tony Ponce
I've tried my very best to avoid sharing too much of Smooth McGroove's kickass a cappella arrangements. Not because I think he's lost his Midas touch, but because I didn't want to be held responsible for making heads explode...
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Banjo-Kazooie Symphony

Preview the upcoming Banjo-Kazooie Symphony


Blake Robinson's new orchestral tribute releases on May 31
May 16
// Tony Ponce
Abridged soundtracks to Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie were recently released online for free, and Banjo composer Grant Kirkhope has been popping his head seemingly everywhere. Is it just me, or is the classic Rare platforming...
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Fez

Disasterpeace releases second Fez remix album


FZ: Side Z
May 09
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Disasterpeace just released a second remix album for Fez. FZ: Side Z contains nearly twice as many remixes as FZ: Side F had, and it can all be yours for $5, or more if you're feeling kind. Like the two other soundtracks for ...
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World 1-2

Super game composer collab World 1-2 is out


A crossover jam of gaming's best musical talents
May 01
// Tony Ponce
A couple weeks ago, Jayson Napolitano buzzed a gusher about World 1-2, a landmark music project organized by Mohammed Taher's Koopa Soundworks and Dj CUTMAN's GameChops net labels. They gathered some of the best music talents...

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