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Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« on: February 11, 2012, 23:07:05 PM »
I am a MASSIVE fan of chip tunes on the retro systems, so what is cooler than when real musicians do their own renditions? (also see the SST thread)

First up here are some brilliant tunes from the original Streets Of Rage game:

Streets of Rage, Keep the Groovin', Round 4 (Band Cover)

Streets of Rage, Dilapidated Town, Round 2 (Band Cover)

STREETS OF RAGE music on the beach piano Ripley9

Streets Of Rage music Intro piano

The last soul (streets of rage) on piano + impro

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments: Streets Of Rage
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2012, 16:11:06 PM »
Was hoping the cat would pounce on that guy in the last vid!

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments: Streets Of Rage
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2012, 22:42:16 PM »
Quote from: "Minerals"
Was hoping the cat would pounce on that guy in the last vid!

Me too!  ;D

Couple more:

Streets Of Rage I - Good Ending on Piano

Streets of rage on piano : keep the groovin'

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2013, 21:57:22 PM »
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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2014, 20:52:15 PM »
This is bloody superb, the music from Warhawk played on guitar:

Warhawk music performed by Caruso

And the original to compare it too if you haven't heard it (one of the best chip tunes ever!)

Warhawk muzyka/music 14 min Atari XL/XE

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2014, 21:08:30 PM »
A couple that I did:

Apidya - "Meadow's Edge 1" Guitar

Monkey Island - LeChuck's Theme (Guitar Cover)

YouTube doesn't seem to be loading the first one properly for me, so:

http://www.diffusedion.co.uk/Music/ApidyaGuitar.mp3

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2014, 21:15:35 PM »
Wow, that Warhawk does sound awesome!  Your stuff sounds good too, Vyothric!

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2014, 23:10:12 PM »
This is a bloody awesome guitar rendition of one of my all time favourite pieces of video game music:

Double Dragon M1 Jam

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2014, 23:11:25 PM »
These are brilliant.
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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2014, 03:20:38 AM »
That was awesome and certainly very appropriate for Double Dragon! 

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2014, 04:11:30 AM »
How about some Contra?  ;)

[align=center:1l5nw2ll]Contra Stage 1 Jungle Theme One Person Cover[/align:1l5nw2ll]

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2014, 14:19:11 PM »
Can't understand the text, but this is bloody fantastic:

Golden Axe Medley

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Re: Video Game Music On Real Instruments
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2014, 15:51:26 PM »
More mellow but still cool...

[align=center:2gppkkvd]Donkey Kong Country Music on Piano[/align:2gppkkvd]

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