Hey guys and gals! We do not have a new song for you today, mainly due to college midterms. The vast river of reorchestration quickly became a small stream since the beginning of the semester. The Metroid album may still meet its predicted completion date (end of 2011), but don’t be surprised if it slips into 2012.
When I’ve had time, I’ve been working on a couple of personal projects. One of those projects is creating a realistic and believable orchestral render of a song from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. I came across the song on Zelda Reorchestrated’s forums. Here’s a link to what I have done so far: My Reorchestrations. It will be near the bottom of the page.
Speaking of OverClocked ReMix, I’m doing a radio show featuring music from OCReMix for my school’s radio station every Saturday from 10pm to 12am Eastern Time. To listen online, click the button in the top-right corner that says “Listen”. A .pls (playlist) file will be downloaded to your computer and can be opened with iTunes, VLC player, Winamp, foobar2000, or MediaMonkey.
I was playing around with Reaper’s (the program I use to reorchestrate) surround sound plugin a couple days ago and made a 5.1 surround sound version of my unfinished version of the Metroid Prime 3: Corruption title theme. To get the full surround sound effect, you need surround sound speakers or headphones.
For comparison, here is the non-5.1 version: