Yesssss. The madmen and women at OC Remix have pulled together a massive group of musicians to pay tribute to one of the most beloved video game soundtracks of all time: Square Enix's 1994 classic Final Fantasy VI.
I've heard plenty of Final Fantasy music remixes in my time, but OCRemix's 35th free album release, Final Fantasy Random Encounter, is the first one I've heard that combines metal guitars with vocals in the style of "Airplanes" as made famous by Haley Williams of Paramore.
A decade and a half ago a sublime blend of Eastern role-playing and Wild Western adventure was released in Japan. Today the talented folks at OC Remix celebrate that release with a free album featuring more than four hours of expertly twisted tunes from the soundtrack of the original Wild Arms.
What happens when 20 top video game music remixers take on 18 of the biggest, baddest bosses ever committed to CD or cartridge? That would be OC Remix's 30th free album, BadAss: Boss Themes.
The video game-music collective OverClock ReMix has released another complete set of reimagined songs, this time for Mega Man 9. (I bet you thought I was going to put a "Goes for Baroque" joke in the title, didn't you? Well... actually, it's not even baroque music, it's more like flamenco, so... yeah.) The full…