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Want to help out a great cause and listen to some catchy reimagined video game music? You're in luck. The String Arcade is out now.
The String Arcade features reimagined music for string quartet from video games like Portal 2, The Legend of Zelda, and Plants Vs. Zombies. The album was crowdfunded and all the proceeds go to The Alameda Music Project, an after-school music program in the Bay Area for children in grades K-5.
The complete list of tracks included are:
• Grasswalk (Plants vs. Zombies)
• Echos of Ecco (Ecco the Dolphin)
• Ferdinand Wanders Out For a Late Night Haircut (Pettington Park)
• Engii (FTL - Faster Than Light)
• Sonic 2 Scherzo (Sonic the Hedgehog 2)
• Outlaws Title Theme (Outlaws)
• Medicated Cow Walks the Cobbled Streets with Disgruntled Goat (Ravenshire Castle)
• Scurvy Scallywags Theme (Scurvy Scallywags in the Voyage to Discover the Ultimate Sea Shanty)
• Scabb Cemetery/International House of Mojo (The Secret of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge)
• Altered Beast Title Theme (Altered Beast) *CD bonus track
• Optimism For an Improvement in The John Situation (original composition by Dren McDonald)
• Turret Suite (Portal 2)
• Minecraft Title Theme (Minecraft)
• TRON Arcade Medley (TRON) *CD bonus track
• Tango Down (graBLOX)
• Dance of the Space Bugs (Galaga)
• The Legend of Zelda Title Theme (The Legend of Zelda)
The album is available for digital download for $9.99 or CD for $11.99.
For more information, you can check out The String Arcade's website.
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