So I made a arrangement album for the 25th anniversary of the game's release on the Sharp X68000! I gathered a bunch of artists I know (Stemage, Viking Guitar, Sixto Sounds, Snappleman, etc.) and created a fantastic assortment of arrangements of the entire Castlevania X68000 soundtrack! It's currently out on Bandcamp and Youtube and will be on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify soon. (I also did the art.)
This was a pretty big undertaking for me as I have wanted to produce a Castlevania arrangement album for years but felt I didn't have the chops to do it justice. Fortunately I have curated a fantastic group of musical friends who helped me make this a reality. It's got a lot of prog rock and heavy metal and jazzy funkiness to it that I think does just to the original OST. Let me know what you all think!
Super glad you guys liked it! While I have a really good relationship with all the artists (having worked with most of them before) and let them dictate how much they wanted to arrange their tracks and their direction, I still worked with them as best I could to make sure their vision and mine coincided. I was really fortunate that everything came together as well as it did and am pretty proud of what we made.
Hopefully this can lead to other lesser-covered Castlevania music stuff in the future also. There's so much good stuff that doesn't get enough love.
I didn't know how this thread flew under my radar, but hey, sweet! Now I'll have something to listen to while at work! Thanks, Sindra!
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