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Chill Out With An Album Of Mellow Nintendo Covers From 8-Bit Jazz Heroes

by Cody Mello-Klein on Nov 24, 2017 at 04:00 PM

There's a lot of memorable video game music, but if most of us had to make a list of our top five favorite tunes, there's a good chance a song from a classic Nintendo game would wind up on there. As much as I love those classic tunes, Super Mario Odyssey made me wonder how some of those songs would sound if they were a bit jazzier. Luckily the 8-Bit Jazz Heroes, a California jazz duo, recently released Press Start, an album full of mellow jazz covers of some classic Nintendo songs.

Composed of Adam Bellotto and Robby Delosier, the 8-Bit Jazz Heroes give songs like the theme from Super Mario Bros. and the Lost Woods theme from Ocarina of Time a more laid back, low tempo energy. It's a refreshing take on songs we all know by heart and a perfect soundtrack for the holiday season.

You can listen to and purchase Press Start over on OverClocked Records' website, Spotify, iTunes, and Bandcamp.